TOP PICTURES 2021

I enjoy taking pictures, so I’ve gathered my top pictures of the year. Every picture has a story to tell, so with every picture is a short story.

This is Reese Johnson of the Dawson-Boyd Blackjack volleyball team. I mistakenly called her Reese Witherspoon while doing the starting lineups on the radio.
I cover six county fairs during the summer for KLQP. I did a malt a day during each fair! The response from my malt posts were amazing!
It was my birthday and Crystal had just got done cutting my hair at Lavish when Jody arrived with balloons and candy bars from both of them. Deb Breberg came in and sang happy birthday to me.
My grandson Eli’s birthday and his favorite place is Arts in Montevideo. We go to Arts often during the summer.
Mya Conroy of the LQPV-DB Cross Country team surprisingly gave me a smile while crossing the finish line at a meet.
Hanging out with Neon Gypsy at Canby Hat Daze! This husband/wife team are fun to watch and listen to. Great musicians! They bring lots of energy.
My wife Roxie and I always make a trip to Falls Park in Sioux Falls during the summer. Its one of our favorite places.
Madison High School class reunion! 45 years!
I took my granddaughter Adelyn to the cities for a basketball tournament and on the way home we got ourselves a large pizza. She ate most of it 🙂
Dawson-Boyd Exchange student Paa from Spain was our Player of the Game in the Blackjacks win at Canby. He kicked four extra points. He gave a great interview in the postgame show.
LQPV-DB Shadows JV team holding a picture of me. The Shadows dance routine has my voice in it. They are killing it!
Hanging out with our friends Dan and Cheri! Always fun with lots of laughter.
Eye an exchange student at LQPV a few years ago came back to Madison to visit. Eye and Phaeth at the Pantry had a fun visit
Enjoying the summer concert in the Park in Appleton with Roxie and Zane.
Charlie Prestholdt and Jane Baldwin Lqp County Outstanding Volunteer Citizens at the LQP County Fair. We had a fun radio interview with some good laughs
I drove up to Albany to watch my grandson Zane play football for Foley. Fun time with family.
Annual Swift County Fair Ribfest picture with friends Dale, Pat and Dick. Picture every year.
One of the best vacations ever. Watching wild horses run in Theordore Roosevelt National Park in the North Dakota Badlands.
County fair pic with this guy!
Julie and I in the LQPV fair photo booth. Julie does a great job at LQPV.
My brother Jim had his class reunion during the LQP County Fair. He stopped in the Q92 booth.
Doing Food Wagon Fridays at Jims Market in Canby during the summer is one of my favorite things to do. Interviewing Lindsey with Brian grilling.
Our granddaughter Gretta was crowned Montevideo Fiesta Days princess. She was in a lot of parades this summer
The LQPV-DB Shadows were state champions again! The seniors are holding their POG t-shirts. One of my favorite pictures of the year, thanks Grace for sending it to me.
I enjoy broadcasting from the fairgrounds with my friend Duane. We did the Garden Show.
Fashionista Fridays with Monica is a big hit on Q92.
My crazy golf partners. Dee, Lisa and Kris.
LQPV-DB Boys Cross Country team making their 7th straight trip to state. Had fun interviewing them.
Coach Allyson and state cross country qualifiers from Canby-Minneota. Claire Stoks, Grace Drietz and Braelyn Merrit. Fun interview!.
Photo booth at my cousin Ashleys wedding in Iowa.
I was in Monticello broadcasting the Minneota Vikings state football game outside in the cold. Emma Lipinski sang the National Anthem.
Canby Lancers Paige Nelson and Kyla Rangaard in the postgame show with me. Paiges mic quit so Kyla shared her mic!
3B Vineyards with Hollie and Sue. Always a fun radio interview!
Johnson Memorial Health Services golf tournament. Tom, Dee and Kris and I posing for our golf pic
Raymo Cup with my sons Brandon and Josh.
Theresa Bly remembering Steve and Tom during the annual Fun Run/Walk
Chance to visit with my cousins in Mankato. Nice to see Samantha and Lance.
Madison baseball press box with Ashley, Kelsey and Cayden. Fun times!
With a state champion! Sara Halvorson LQPV was individual champ and team champs. Love covering the state golf meet at Pebble Creek in Becker
My wife beat me in mini golf on vacation. She was so happy! Medora North Dakota Badlands
Activities Director at Minneota Cari Pohlen was my halftime guest during a football game. Cari is very organized and does a super job.
Bart Hill broadcasting Lqpv boys basketball with me. Bart is retired now and will be my broadcasting partner.
Gabby Nemitz the President of the Yellow Medicine County Fair and her mom Amy joined me for a radio interview in the Q92 booth.
Broadcasting state girls basketball from Target Center Covid style.
Dawson-Boyd girls state golf. Ella Mork, Elly Stratmoen and Rachael Lund.
One of my favorite coaches. Hayley Fruin Minneota Vikings volleyball coach. She’s a good one!
Some tough football players! Lqpv’s Dain Mortenson, Landon Schirm and Avery Wittnebel. We all squeezed into the press box for the postgame show. POG!
Dave and Stacey Raddatz make the best ribs. Swift County Fair.
Hillary and I doing radio at the Chippewa County Fair on the hottest day of the year!
I always look forward to getting my Minneota Vikings autographed state championship poster. Have three of them on my office wall.
Alivia, Kate and Chelsie talking Blackjack volleyball at halftime.
Madison and Appleton Chambers handing out Sundrop during LQPV Homecoming festivities. Lots of Sundrop!
I’ve been interviewing Mya Pesek since she was old enough to talk about her 4H activities. Look forward to it every Swift County Fair.
Annual picture with my cousin Taylor Shelstad at a cross country meet. She’s a very good athlete!
My granddaughter Adelyn and grandson Zane helping me in our Q92 fair booth.
Loved broadcasting from US Bank Stadium.
Broadcasting with my friend Brad Greenwaldt from Central Minnesota Christian. Brad is a very good play by play guy for the Bluejays
One of the best young basketball players around LQPV Eagle Camryn Lee. She already has a number of POG t-shirts.
Maynard Meyer the birthday boy! He’s 3!
Lisa Johnson’s retirement party from being the long-time State Champion Shadows Coach!
Lqpv Carson Besonen 8th grader at the state golf tournament
My favorite t-shirt at the Swift County Fair. Thanks Eileen for making me laugh and thanks for the amazing ribs.
State Champions! Lqpv girls golf team! Very memorable 2 days at Pebble Creek
I didn’t take this picture but it’s one of my favorites of the year! Thanks Jeremy for making my day.
I’m adding this picture because Julie wants to be in my top pictures of 2021 twice! 🙂 Lisa Bungarden also..lol
Tony Ourada - State Farm ad

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