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After 17 years of guiding the Bemidji State University men's golf program, Don Niskanen officially retired last week. Pioneer Photo/Pat Miller

Niskanen hangs it up as coach of Bemidji State men's golf squad

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In 1992, at the age of 60, Don Niskanen retired from Bemidji High School where he taught industrial arts and coached, among other programs, the middle school golf teams.


An avid and accomplished golfer, Niskanen was ready to enjoy retirement and was anxious to continue testing himself at the Bemidji Town & Country Club.

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Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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