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Jerry and Darlys Hess of Fergus Falls, whose grandsons Aaron and Abram Aho are wrestling in the Big Bear Wrestling Tournament in Cass Lake, were joined by grandson Ike Carlson, a senior at Bemidji state University. Above, they look over brackets while sending in results to Fergus Falls. Laurie Swenson | Bemidji Pioneer

Big Bear Wrestling Tournament: Little town, big tournament

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CASS LAKE — Wrestling is part of everyday life for Jerry and Darlys Hess, who have two grandsons in the two-day Big Bear wrestling tournament hosted by Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena and have three other grandsons in the sport. Last year, they had nine.


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Laurie Swenson
Laurie Swenson is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. She has been with the Pioneer since 2004.