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Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical guitar-building student David Kriesel waits for local professional musician Mark Kreitzer to play his instrument Tuesday afternoon. Kriesel built his guitar this year for his brother and inlayed his brother's name on the fret board. (Republican Eagle photos by John R. Russett)

The sounds of success

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In a dimly lit bar on a sunny Wednesday afternoon David Kriesel leaned forward on his stool, a beer resting between both hands, and let out a sigh.


“Yeah, that’s it. It’s kind of a blue feeling,” Kriesel said.

Hours earlier, Curren Effinger’s voice flickered with excitement as he explained a feeling he’s never had before in his life – he wasn’t ready for school to end.

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