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The Stevens County History Museum will open its new exhibit, "Reaping What We Sow," next weekend. The exhibit features a history of agriculture in the county, plus a look at how ag life might evolve in the future.

'Reaping What We Sow'

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

In 1913, an agriculture exposition drew about 20,000 people to Morris. Folks had problems finding places to sleep and churches which were trying to feed everyone ran out of food.


But the benefits far outweighed the logistical troubles. The expo underscored the importance of agriculture, not only as a way of life at that time, but as a harbinger of the future.

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