The 43rd Jewell County Threshing Bee offered activities for all ages


In general, Jewell County residents were delighted for the gentle rain that blanketed the county and for cool, damp weather over the weekend. However, those who have ever helped with threshing wheat know it process works best in hot dry weather. Above, a group of men push the Model T truck used to haul grain up hill through the mud at the Jewell County Threshing Bee.

The 43rd Jewell County Historical Society Threshing Bee and Antique Tractor Show was a great success because of the hard work of the volunteers and committee members and all those who attended. Saturday morning started off with heavy rain, but it turned out to be a beautiful day. The Lutheran Church Kids served breakfast both Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:30 a.m. until the food was gone.

The Peterson Farm brothers, Greg, Nathan and Kendal, entertained the crowd from 10 to 11 a.m. They held a meet and greet until noon where they sold shirts, posters and a children's book along with ple...

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