A pair of long BNSF freights of tankers and hoppers at rest like hibernating snakes Monday morning in the Willmar railyard. Weather.gov reported the temperature in Willmar early Monday at 15 below and a minus 39 wind chill. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children.