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John Eisle, an employee at Audubon Elevator, has his hands full these days processing the corn harvest. Photo by - Paula Quam

Corn harvest is golden

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It's an unprecedented sight in Audubon - at least as far as local farmers remember.

Niblets of "gold" are piled up higher than the tops of the trucks that hauled the corn in.


"It's the first time we've ever had to pile it on the ground ... we just don't have room for it all," said Audubon Grain Elevator Manager Chuck Morrison, who's been in the business for 50 years.

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