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Rich is a career photojournalist and writer who got his start in newspapers in 1987 at the Fort Morgan Times in Colorado. His appreciation for photography and stories began as a kid while watching slide shows his dad created with photos shot around the family farm in Iowa and during summer vacations. A graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, Rich has built a portfolio of images from 46 states and 9 Canadian provinces. He served the Fort Collins Coloradoan newspaper for 22 years before returning to Iowa in 2013 where he was a correspondent for the Boone News-Republican and freelanced for the Ames Tribune. He also worked as a caregiver for the elderly, was a cashier at a convenience store and a custodian at Iowa State University. Rich joined the staff of the Morning Sentinel in 2019. He lives in Waterville.

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    May 20, 2022

    Week In Photos May 13-20, 2022

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    May 13, 2022

    Week In Photos May 6-13, 2022

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    May 6, 2022

    Week In Photos April 29-May 6, 2022

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    May 1, 2022

    Photos: Albion farm hosts goat yoga event to support ShineOnCass

    Hart to Hart Farm and Education Center hosted an animal baby shower and pajama party. The event also had simulated cow milking, fetching eggs in the coop, spinning lamb’s wood, and cuddling newborn babies. Admission was free with a food or pet item “baby shower gift” to be shared with the Humane Society Waterville Area in memory of Cassidy Jean Charette, a 17-year-old Messalonskee High School student, who died during a hayride accident in 2014. All photos taken by Morning Sentinel photojournalist Rich Abrahamson.

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    April 29, 2022

    Week In Photos April 22-29, 2022

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    April 22, 2022

    Week In Photos April 15-22, 2022

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    April 15, 2022

    Week In Photos April 8-15, 2022

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    April 8, 2022

    Week In Photos April 1-8, 2022

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    April 1, 2022

    Week In Photos March 25-April 1, 2022

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    March 25, 2022

    Week In Photos March 18-25, 2022

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