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Still going strong: The Butler Farm 105 Years Later


July 25, 2018

The Butler family, Cora not pictured.

Vance and Jean Butler still farm at the home place. They still live in the house built by Wesley for his wife Mary in 1913. It's been remodeled of course, but it was and still is an amazing home. So much family connected to the house.

Farming stills runs in his blood too. He still loves it. "It's a good way of life. It's a struggle at times with commodity prices being where there at, but it's better than a 9-5, I think. I'd rather work 5-9. I work till it's dark."

When you ask why he still likes to farm even though profit's are down and it's hard work, he said, "I can work at my...

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