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Norman Rohner is helped from a pickup and onto a combine so he could ride a few rounds in the corn field as his friends and neighbors harvested his crop Nov. 29. Submitted photos

Neighbors and farmers bring in the harvest

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PENNOCK -- For 50 years Norman Rohner has planted crops in the spring and harvested them in the fall.

This year the 65-year-old farmer planted corn and soybeans on his farm in rural Pennock, but it was friends and neighbors who brought in the harvest.

"Everybody was there with open arms," said Howard Noor, one of the dozens of volunteers who donated time and farm equipment to harvest Rohner's crops.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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