Rick was born in Winner, SD and graduated from Stanley County High School. He worked in his parent’s hardware business until he moved to Gregory to work at his Grandpa Klein’s house moving business. Somewhere in there he met his wife, Joy. They moved to Ames Iowa where Joy went to school and he worked for an excavating company. Rick drove truck and ran heavy equipment. They moved back to South Dakota after Joy graduated from Iowa State University. Rick then ran equipment putting in rural water for Mid Dakota from Gann Valley to Woonsocket.
Rick and Dr. Joy have 5 children Jayden, Cylas, Cully, George and Ryggs. Rick loves going to baseball games, any of their kids’ activities, camping, camp cooking and fishing. He also enjoys their red angus cows and mix of other animals on their farm.
Rick has been selling feed, feed additives and liquid feed for 11 years. He now also deals in cattle working equipment. In his spare time Rick helps between the clinics either running the counter or trying to fix something or finding someone who can. Almost never a dull moment.