The current Benton County News building above was built in 1949 after a fire destroyed the previous structure.
Foley Falcon wrestling placed second at the state tournament after losing a tough match against top-ranked Kasson-Mantorville in the state championship. The Falcons upset #2 seeded Simley to make it to the final and capped off a great season with a 32-2 record. Pictured above are the team members at the Xcel Energy Center after getting their hardware. In front, L to R, are: Taylor Jurek, Ryan Dunlap, John Dierkes, Cameron Kowitz, Mark Dierkes, Nathan Garceau, Clayton Lewandowski, Austin Loehrer, and Coach Jake Helmin. In the back row, L to R are: Coach Chris Ratke, Coach Dustin Gilyard, Coach Larry Herm, Noah Lefebvre, Mitch Trigg, Mitch Rothfork, Aaron Linn, Spencer Elwell, Justin Henry, Tyson Gothman, Simon Bryce, Driston Schyma, Coach Gary Auer, Tryston Bemboom, Saylor Schmit, Dakota McIver, Coach Taylor Lewandowski, and Head Coach Scott Gorecki.

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The People's History of Foley. Written and Compiled by Cecil Wade, Benton County News columnist.

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