Ryan Flaten of Hancock in 96X leads a pack of Hobby Stockers into the first turn to start the class's second feature of the evening at KRA Speedway at the Kandiyohi County fairgrounds in Willmar on Thursday night. The first Hobby feature was held over from last week. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton1 / 2
Ryan Buer of Atwater in F7 duels with Jason Thorson of Willmar in K95.3 on the backstretch. 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.