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Setup underway for Extravaganza

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Volunteers Dusty Olson (left) and Ed Vobejda with Confidence Learning Center assemble a ticket sale tent Thursday, Jan. 23, on Hole-in the-Day Bay on Gull Lake. Most of the facilities for the 2020 Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza are in place on the ice. .The thousands of holes will be drilled on Friday morning. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch

I was raised on a farm in western Minnesota where I participated in 4-H, high school sports, and everything that farm kids do for fun after chores. Graduated from Ridgewater Community College with an AA degree and my first taste of newspapering. I worked a summer on the Ortonville Independent as a reporter and photographer.
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