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Don Eveland is a member of one of Backus’ founding families, so it might be no surprise that he resides now in Backus, though that was not always his intention.

Eveland is a Backus native and number 12 of 14 siblings. He was an athletic Backus student and an all conference basketball player during his 1953 senior year.

“I thought it was a big deal, but it never did me any good,” he said.

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