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Nicholas, 10, (above, left), Ann, Nathan, 13, and Jon Finifrock pose in front of the sheep pasture on their farm near Barnum. Jana Peterson/

Our Neighbors...Finifrocks and flock love life on the farm

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Anyone who attended the 1998 wedding of Ann and Jon Finifrock won't be surprised to hear that their family was selected as Carlton County's 2013 Farm Family of the Year.


After all, they were pulled away from the wedding ceremony by a John Deere tractor.

The 'farm-tale' romance started at a livestock show in Brainerd. Jon was helping his niece, who was showing some of his sheep. Ann was the summer assistant for the Carlton County 4-H program.

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