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IT'S ON! Wheat harvest in Barton County


Wednesday evening, people could see the familiar dust cloud of a harvester cutting wheat near the Great Bend Municipal Airport on West Barton County Road. It was a welcome sight after a brief but windy rainstorm blew through Tuesday night, threatening hail. More chance of rain was in the forecast for Thursday night.
Great Bend Co-op grain merchandiser Matt Penka said Thursday that things got started Wednesday night, and should be in full swing by Sunday or Monday. He expects to see plenty of activity at Great Bend as well as the co-op’s other locations through the weekend.
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