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Arm severely injured in farm accident

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With a winter blizzard heading this way, Leo Barthel went out to the field to get some work done before the season's first major snowfall on Saturday.

The late-season chore turned into a tragedy for the Rush Lake area farmer, when his arm was seriously injured in a piece of machinery.

"He was trying to get the corn picked because he knew the storm was coming," said his wife, Sandy.

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