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Joe Ahlquist

Joe Ahlquist

Photo Editor

Joe Ahlquist is the photo editor at the Rochester Post Bulletin. Joe is a 2013 graduate of Winona State University and previously worked at the Winona (Minn.) Daily News and the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Argus Leader before arriving at the Post Bulletin in July of 2017. Joe loves spending time with his family and friends, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Rarely is Joe further than arms reach from a camera, and he loves documenting his daily life as well as the local community.

Rochester and surrounding areas are in a winter weather advisory until 3 a.m. Saturday.
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Students and teachers spent part of Thursday, Jan. 13, preparing for distance learning.
A rally took place in Austin, Minnesota, on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, in response to the death of 38-year-old Kokou Christopher Fiafonou, who was killed on Dec. 23 by Austin Police officer Zachary Gast after a more than 24-hour standoff.
A rally to demand justice for Kokou "Christopher" Fiafonou is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at the Austin Police Department.
John Marshall took on Byron in a Rotary Holiday Classic boys basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. John Marshall beat Byron 50-48.
John Marshall took on Bloomington Jefferson in a Rotary Holiday Classic girls basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Bloomington Jefferson beat John Marshall 53-48.
Century took on Dodge County in a Rochester Kiwanis Hockey Festival game on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at Graham Arena in Rochester.
Lourdes took on St. Croix Prep in a Rotary Holiday Classic boys basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. St. Croix Prep beat Lourdes 65-61.
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