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Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 12:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013 12:45 p.m. CDT
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Sixty-five tractor riders participated in this year’s Tractor Trek

The second annual Tractor Trek to support the Farm Bureau Foundation was held June 22.

With the sponsors and almost 65 tractor riders, the foundation raised almost $2,500 for programs supported by the foundation. Proceeds from this event will be used for Bureau County Ag in the Classroom Program expenses.

Farm Bureau Manager Jill Frueh said donations were received from Jared Frueh - AgriGold, Ag View FS - Dave Cook, and Holland and Sons. Supporters were the Bureau County Fairgrounds, Jerry Longman, Dr. Spolar, Shelly Teske, Hornbaker Gardens and the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau.

The Tractor Drive Committee was made up of Dave and Janis Doty, Doug Cook, Gary and Becky Peach, Larry Lauritzen, Rich Nodine, Ron Teske and Terry Swearingen.

Support was provided by the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Henry Police and Princeton Police

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