There’s something particularly delightful about a dirt road, an old Lutheran church on the prairie and a few dozen tractors.
On Saturday, the Shinefest Tractor Ride in Freeborn County, Minn., was held to raise money for an ongoing project in which two dozen churches in the Albert Lea area fix up homes in need of repair.
About the blogger
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.