Perham man to compete at 'Super Bowl of livestock auctioneering'
A Perham businessman is about to compete in what industry insiders call, "the Super Bowl of livestock auctioneering."
Mitchell Barthel, owner of Perham Stockyards, Inc., is one of 33 semi-finalists who will be dueling is out at the 2012 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Turlock, Calif., this week.
This is Barthel's third time in the semi-finals. He competed in 2010, and was 13th in the world in 2009.
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