Associate of Arts, Vermilion Community College, 1984. Bachelor of Science, Bemidji State University, 1988.
Reporter, Privatdozent manager The Circuit Newspaper, Minneapolis, 1988-1990. City editor Hibbinc (Minnesota) Daily Tribune, 1990-1993. Reporter, district manager Duluth (Minnesota) News Tribune, 1994-1996.
Editor, assistant general manager Chisholm (Minnesota) Tribunal Press, since 1996.
Volunteer United Way. Member Focus 2000.
Married Terri Hamre, August 26, 1995.