century farm

Carol Stangl will receive honorary plaque at the Morrison County Fair By Tina Snell, Staff Writer While some records differ from others, it cannot be disputed that the Stangl farm in Pierz has been in the family for more than 100  years. Conrad Stangl, born in 1855, came to America from Austria in the early 1880s. […]

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Great-grandfather John Jinderlee purchased the property in 1913 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer John J. Jinderlee was born in Charles City, Iowa, to Joseph and Mary Jinderlee in 1881. He grew up on a 600-acre farm near Elma, Iowa. He came to Morrison County  in about 1911. Jinderlee’s great-grandson, Mike Virnig, who now lives on the […]

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John Benton began harvesting the timber in 1902 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer It was in 1902 when John Benton bought 80 acres in Richardson Township in Eastern Morrison County for himself and his family. Today, the farm is being celebrated as a Century Farm by the Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau. Benton […]

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Four generations of the family have lived on the acreage  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Bob Jamma farm will soon be designated a Century Farm. He and his wife Darcey will receive the plaque during the Morrison County Fair in August which they will place at the end of their drive. “It will be nice […]

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The state of Minnesota will honor the property as a Century Farm this year By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Lawrence and Marjory (Marge) Guck’s farm in Buckman has been in her family for 111 years. Their daughter, Kathy Kahl, also of Buckman, made the decision to apply for Century Farm status with the state of […]

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