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September 10, 2012
Grant Zeug, of Willmar, keeps the thresher filled with bundles of wheat Sunday during Atwater Threshing Days. Visitors to the event saw demonstrations of threshing, corn shredding, shingle making, rug making, spinning and more during the show of farm life from bygone days. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Atwater Threshing Days
September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
September 8, 2012
Blake Koch, top left, and Arlyn Henke pitch bundles into the threshing machine Friday as a group of children watch at the Atwater Threshing Show site. Third-grade students from ACGC Elementary in Atwater visited the site to see demonstrations of old farm machines, crafts and learn about area history. The Atwater Threshing Days is open to the public today and Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults with children 12 and under getting in for free. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Atwater threshing preview
September 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Kevin Crowley, mayor of Pennock, takes his turn at pitching wheat in to the threshing machine Friday during a threshing demonstration. Other Pennock Fun Days activities continue through the day today. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Pennock Fun Days
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2010
Mark Tollefson of Sacred Heart, left, and Mark Bigaowette of Granite Falls pitch bundles of wheat into a threshing machine during the 30th annual Heritage Hill Threshing Show Friday near Montevideo. The show, which features daily tractor parades, historic demonstrations, lumber sawing, flea market and food continues today and Sunday. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Heritage Hill Threshing Show
August 21, 2010 - 12:21am
September 14, 2009
Dave Reigstad of Kandiyohi holds the reigns Sunday as his horse, Jenny, navigates a wooden treadmill that in turn powers a thresher. The demonstration was held as part of the annual Atwater Threshing Days. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Horse power
September 14, 2009 - 12:00am
September 9, 2009
Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Carol Ringler sits Tuesday on her newly refurbished International Harvestor Farmall B. The tractor will be the featured tractor at the Atwater Threshing Days show this weekend.
Vintage Farmall B tractor to take center stage at this year's Atwater Threshing Days
September 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 22, 2009
Corky Lauritsen of Montevideo operates his "widow maker" drag saw Friday during a demonstration of old-time power tools at the 29th annual Threshing Show at Heritage Hill, four miles east of Montevideo. The threshing show, which also has daily tractor parades at 1 p.m., concludes Sunday. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Like a knife through butter
August 22, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Howard Noor of Pennock runs a wheat binder Friday behind a tractor driven by Phil Laughlin of Pennock, not pictured. Members of the Pennock Lions Club today will present their annual threshing demonstra-tion in a field north of Pennock. The demonstration, which showcases antique farming equipment, kicks off Pennock Fun Days. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
This is how we used to do it
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
The big show for the Atwater Threshers is Sept. 12 and 13, but now is the time to cut the oats. Neil Gustafson took the wheel of a 1938 McCormick-Deering Farmall tractor and Dale Anderson handled a binder of the same make and year to get the job done on Thursday. McCormick-Deering Farmall tractors were manufactured by International Harvester, which will be the featured manufacturer at this year's show. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Thresher show slated for September
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Featured events
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Threshing Days to feature M-H tractors
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am