A graduate of Bethel University in 2019, Conrad Engstrom joined the Dispatch as a sports writer in June 2019. His favorite sports are basketball, which he played at Bethel, and golf. When he's not covering a game you can find him at a local lakes area golf course. His favorite story was when he interviewed Christian Laettner on his first day on the job. His primary beat has been the Brainerd Warriors football team which he has covered since the Fall of 2019 including Ron Stolski's last season.