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- FROM THE ARCHIVES
Local farmer John Helling was the winner of two $2,500 donations from the Monsanto Foundation. The prizes were donated to Immaculate Conception Grade School and the Franklin County FFA Foundation. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Sophia and Madelyn Helling; Jim Strubberg, treasurer of Franklin County FFA Foundation; and Megan McQuord, district sales manager for Asgrow and DeKalb, representing Monsanto Foundation. Back row, from left, are Sharon, Natalie and John Helling, donation recipient; Kelsey Baxter, Union FFA president; Kayla Vondera, Union FFA reporter; and Dennis Lottmann, Immaculate Conception principal.