Cold fun, warm smiles

Carolyn BertschNews, St. Joseph0 Comments

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Isabel Crue, 10, shows her brother Westin, 5, a fishing line dangling into an ice hole Feb. 17. Both St. Joseph kids, hoped to catch a winning fish at the 25th annual St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club ice-fishing tournament on Kraemer Lake.

photo by Carolyn Bertsch
Blake Roth of St. Joseph takes a break from ice-fishing to show off his ice-sliding skills Feb. 17 during the St. Joseph Rod and Gun Club ice-fishing tournament on Kraemer Lake. About 750 ice-fishing enthusiasts turned out for the 25th annual event.

Author: Carolyn Bertsch

Bertsch has worked for the Newsleaders since 2015. She and her husband, Matt, and their three children live in Sartell where they also own and operate Four Seasons Window, Carpet and Air Duct Cleaning. Bertsch also stewards the “Reads and Seeds and Other Needs” Little Free Library in Sartell. The “Other Needs” portion of the library functions as a collection site for donations to the Salvation Army where Bertsch serves as a board member. Her other hobbies include volunteering at the food shelf, cooking, baking, and growing a vast array of fruit in her backyard orchard. Bertsch believes that every single person can choose to make the world a better place for someone else and at the end of the day the only question that matters is, “What kind of difference did you make?”

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