Of the five million people who live in Minnesota, he noted, 10 percent or 500,000 are considered avid snowmobilers. “Our job is to help create a positive presence for those who are neutral to snowmobiling. We want students to learn how to ride safe. They’re our next batch of snowmobile riders,” Gillette explained.
The club formed in 1968-69 by five charter members: Cecil Coe, Dale Pierce, Duane Deming, Denny Gustafson and Loren Magnison, who is an active member today.