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"Smokin' Iron" to roar in Ottertail June 13-14

This year will mark the 6th annual pull of the increasingly successful Ottertail Smokin' Iron Truck and Tractor Pull. As the pull continues to grow, organizers are planning some new features for this year's June 13 and 14 event.

"We changed our outlook on how to have a raffle," explained pull organizer Terry Wagenman. In addition to the raffling of guns, this year's raffle will include a variety of other prizes. The grand prize is a 42" LG LCD television. Tickets for the raffle are $5.

Other prizes include a Henry Big Boy 44 mg rifle, Weatherby Upland 12 ga auto, Charles Daly Model 106 12 ga over/under, Ruger MK2 30-06 bolt, Thompson Center 25 Workhorse 50 cal., $500 cash, Thumper Pond one night stay with water park, $150 Victoria's Secret gift certificate, $150 Bath and Body Works certificate, WG ruby/diamond necklace, and .09 tw diamond stud earrings.

This year's pull categories include Pro Farm Diesel (State), 2 Wheel Drive Pickup, Super Farm Tractor, Modifieds, Grand National Mini Modified, 4 Wheel Drive Modified Pickup, and Regional National Pro-Stock Semis.

The track is located in Ottertail city, behind the water tower.