I started my career in photography after graduation from Moorhead State College with photography positions at the Daily News in Wahpeton, ND. , Country Echo in Pequot Lakes, The Journal in New Ulm and settling at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1975. I have been teaching fine art black and white and color photography at Central Lakes College for the past 15 years. Currently I have been teaching Underwater Photography for Central Lakes College and the Minnesota School of Diving for the past 7 years. From May to November you can find me at the Mineland Recreation Area either scuba diving and photographing the fish or enjoying the beauty of our area’s newest lakes.
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James Kilts mourns Monday at the memorial for his friend, John Helstrom, who died June 9 in a motorcycle accident on West Washington Street in Brainerd. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Anna Bieganek, 19, is Miss Baxter and Sarah Mozey, 20, is Miss Brainerd. Both young women were crowned this past weekend as the new title holders for 2014. Bieganek is the daughter of John and Nancy Bieganek. Mozey is the daughter Christina and David Mozey. Nineteen young women competed for a total of seven Miss Brainerd and Miss Baxter queen titles at the Miss Brainerd United States Pageant Saturday at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Winners were selected in the categories of Junior Teens, Teens, Miss and Ms. Ariel Aakhus, 26, was crowned Ms. Brainerd.
Runners race off the starting line at Forestview Middle School Saturday morning for the Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure.
Daggett Brook 4-Her Abby Foust takes a break with her spring calf, Eore, Thursday at the Dairy Cattle show for ages 6 to 21 at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds. This show is designed as a practice run for the upcoming Crow Wing County Fair. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Minnesota's State Flower, the Showy Lady Slipper is highlighted by evening light Monday in the Northand Arboretum. The wild orchid is a sure sign of summer. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Fargo Police Officer Dave Cochran walks below his dog Falco Monday during the agility division at the United States Police Canine Association Region 12 Canine Field Trials in Baxter, Minn. Teams from several states and Canada will enter the trials to receive their certification from the USPCA. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls St. Louis County Sheriff's Deputy Wayne Toewe watches his dog Roscoe climb the ladder at the U.S. Police Canine Association Region 12 Canine Field Trials Monday in Baxter, Minn. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls It's spring! Canada geese take their goslings out for a swim in the Northland Arboretum Pond Friday.
Watching her bobber in the Mississippi River, Neilie Towne sits Wednesday evening on a stone wall on East River Road in Brainerd. Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
National Guard soldiers pour out of the rear of a C130 transport plane Tuesday at the Brainerd Lakes Regional airport. Camp Ripley's airstrip is under construction causing the military air traffic to be diverted the Brainerd airport. On Tuesday, six C130 planes arrived at Brainerd delivering troops from across the county. The soldiers were bused to Camp Ripley for their annual training.