Jess Fischer of Jennie-O gets a base hit in a Tuesday Night Women's League slowpitch game at Willmar's Swansson Field complex. In the league's first games since back-to-back rainouts, Jennie-O beat first-year Lu Lu Bean's 28-2 before each team played a make-up game the same evening. 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.