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Friends and Neighbors: Farmer's Day Dignitaries


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Lane, Brandie, Keith and Monica Wasielewski continue a long tradition of caring for the land and feeding the world.

Lifelong Kimball resident Martha Mossberg, 99, was chosen as the 2016 Farmer's Day Outstanding Homemaker.

Mossberg was born and raised on a farm in Kimball County and graduated from Kimball High School in 1937.

"We worked on the farm, in the fields," she said. "I was from a family of ten."

She raised her three children, Elsie, Kenneth and Marshall, in the same way, on the farm and in Kimball schools.

"We farmed in Banner County, but we lived in Kimball County," Mossberg said. "They are still taking care of the farm."

Making Kimball her lifelong hometown was never a question for Mossberg, an...

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