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FNS Photo by Kia Farhang Kathy and Lee Evavold of Battle Lake, Minn., monitor planting of part of their 1,200-acre farm Friday as part of a Farm Rescue volunteer effort. Lee was hospitalized last month after a cow kicked him in the back.

After cow kick, a farm rescue: Volunteers help plant soybeans for out-of-commission farmer

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BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — Lee Evavold still doesn’t know which cow kicked him.

The lifelong farmer was delivering a calf last month when one of his animals struck from behind, breaking his shoulder blade and five ribs.


Evavold spent the better part of a week in the intensive care unit at Sanford Health in Fargo after his wife insisted he go to the hospital.

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