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Greg and Lowell Aakre and their restored Oliver 660 tractor. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Unusual tractors to lead tractor parade

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When the annual Becker County Fair Tractor Drive Rendezvous gets underway this Saturday, Aug. 2, it will be led by a machine that even some died-in-the-wool farm operators have never heard of: A 1960 Oliver 660.


It’s one of several Oliver tractors that have been lovingly restored by rural Hawley resident Lowell Aakre and his sons, Greg and Jake.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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