Ridgewater's Karie Blommel, right, tips at the net during the Lady Warriors' 3-1 victory over Dawson Community College (Glendive, Mont.) Saturday in the Ridgewater Volleyball Classic in Willmar. 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.