10 years ago this week….

This is a look back at some of the people and teams making news in the St. Croix Valley 10 years ago, as reported in the Stillwater Gazette.


Jamie Fischer

Timber sports — Competing in Lake Placid, N.Y., Stillwater’s Jamie Fischer captures a gold medal in the boom run during the ESPN Great Outdoor Games. Fischer, who is also the reigning world champion in the boom run, adds a fifth-place finish in the men’s log rolling.

Golf — After tying with two-round scores of 146, Bernie Jordahl clips Dean Andrews in a playoff to capture the men’s club championship at Oak Glen Golf Course in Stillwater. Dave Diebel cards a 136 (handicap adjusted net score) to win the first flight while additional flight winners include: Tom Mann (second flight), Al Knox (third) and Paul Hewitt (fourth). Dave Siefert and Mann tie for top honors in the senior flight.