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Icicles cover the rubble of The Rink, a Mitchell roller-skating facility, Jan. 30, 1985, after a fire destroyed the building. (Republic file photo)

Mitchell's roller-skating culture vanished after 1985 fire

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Shawn Petersen can still remember the schedule of The Rink, from Monday’s private party night to the open skate nights on Saturdays and Sundays.

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“We were there pretty much every minute they were open,” Petersen said of the popular roller

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