By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

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1996: Everly cattleman testifies in U.S. Senate


June 24, 2021

• June 27, 1946

O’Brien County had 111 boys enrolled in nine farm projects. The baby beef club project topped the list of enrollments. There were 53 members enrolled with 95 animals on feed. Ranking in second place was the purebred litter project which had 20 members.

Five individuals from O’Brien County were included as charter members in the initial signup of the Flying Farmers of Iowa organization. They were LeRoy Getting, of Sanborn, and Bernard Thorne, Helen Thorne, J.R. Thorne and Marjorie Thorne, all of Moneta.

Lyle Gowan, of Cherokee, purchased the Olhausen Implement Co. in Ha...

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