February 1, 2019
A lot goes into owning and operating a successful farm. No matter the size, there are risks – some more substantial than others. It’s important farmers ask themselves how their operation might be at risk. If Mother Nature strikes or ...
January 1, 2019
Eagle Bend man has enormous toy tractor collection
Years ago, a vintage toy tractor caught Marvin Hernwall’s eye one Christmas. His life hasn’t been the same since.
Pat and Marvin Hernwall’s John Deere tractor is similar to those Marvin’s father
December 1, 2018
Picture it. A 17-year-old, 185-pound farm boy at 7 a.m. on Christmas Day, 1962.
The milkman cometh.
Truman Hanson, in his younger years. Contributed photo
Truman Hanson, a kid who graduated from Battle Lake High School in 1963, had his ...
August 1, 2018
One of the few remaining C.O.D. tractors is being driven in a parade at Rollag, Minnesota. Bill Vossler Collection
You’ve probably heard of Minneapolis-Moline tractors. Or Twin City tractors, or possibly even Flour City tractors. But how about the Grain ...