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By Joe Block 

Local man starts volunteer effort to help Nebraska farmers


April 4, 2019

Joe Keller, a 22-year employee at Wollersheim Winery and local farmer, organized a benefit for farmers in Nebraska impacted by recent flooding. It all started with a viral Facebook post, which garnered several thousand shares and comments from people across the state.

Keller decided instead of taking a trip to sightsee before farming season began, he would help out the affected farmers. As help began pouring in, he said “Let’s give it a shot.”

Not to long after making his post someone from Beaver Dam volunteered the use of a semi. Soon after, a livestock trailer was added to the effo...

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