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Mellmers cultivate crops, family


REEDER — Not everything goes according to plan on the Mike and Heidi Mellmer farm in western Adams County.

For example, there was the time last summer when the group of goats the family cares for escaped during a rainstorm. After noticing the jailbreak, a team of Mellmers eventually tracked down six of the seven escapees, but not before some light moments trekking through a muddy field.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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