Mike came to Lake Area Technical College as a diesel lab aide in August 2013 and is now a diesel instructor. He is a graduate of Waubay High School and Lake Area Technical College. He served in the Army from 1973-1976. His experience includes oil field construction, truck and heavy equipment operator/mechanic, truck mechanic, 21 years as an independent trucker, and he is the owner of K & M Service and Repair. Mike lives in South Shore and is ‘owned’ by a black lab – Gunner, and a chocolate lab – Hunter. In his free time, he enjoys restoring old tractors, growing potatoes, and restoring old pickup trucks.