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Rural Goodhue resident Karl Trost, 15, recently won third place in the Congressional Artistic Discovery Art Contest for Minnesota's Second Congressional District. His colored-pencil drawing will be hung in U.S. Rep. John Kline's Burnsville, Minn., office for the next year.

Goodhue student's work to adorn Kline's wall

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Karl Trost is used to having his artworks exhibited in 4-H displays at the Goodhue County Fair and at the Minnesota State Fair.

But now the freshman from rural Goodhue will get one of his colored-pencil drawings displayed in a slightly different setting: U.S. Rep. John Kline's office.


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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.