Photo top: The Junior II Animal Heavy Class feature Saturday was tight at the front with, from left in foreground, Kaleb Johnson (22) of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Dillon Sampson, center, of Jackson and eventual winner Mitch Weiss of Scandia vying for the lead. The IKF Region 3 event at Atwater Karting Speedway on Saturday and Sunday drew about 75 karts from the five-state area. Photo right: Cole Ignaszewski of New Richland relaxes in the staging area while waiting for the Jr. I Animal Heavy feature for 8-11 yea...1 / 2
ole Ignaszewski of New Richland relaxes in the staging area while waiting for the Jr. I Animal Heavy feature for 8-11 year olds on Saturday evening at the Atwater Karting Track during the IKF Region 3 Meet. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton2 / 2
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.