Bio stories for the six inductees

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The 2002 Northern Star Hall of Fame inductees. From left: Jerry Huston, Bud Nangle, Linda Ringstrand, Joe Distelheim and Tom McNamee. Missing:…

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Take every media image of college students in the late 1960s, and think "opposite." That was Gene Mustain as the Northern Star sports editor. …

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Bud Nangle, patriarch of the NIU Office of Sports Information, shares two things with many members of the Northern Star Hall of Fame.

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After Linda (Germann) Ringstrand spoke in her COMS 100 class of career plans in advertising, her professor pointed her to Campbell Hall.

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At 3 a.m. one night in 1982, Tom McNamee realized he'd made it in journalism.

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For all of the reporting that shook NIU to its very foundations, some of Jerry Huston's best memories of his Northern Star days involve Harry …

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Joe Distelheim presided over the Northern Star's rapid evolution from a small-time weekly paper to a big-time near-daily. And, it all played o…