Spectators watch the “Running of the Balls” Saturday afternoon at the Little Rock Corn Show in Little Rock, Iowa. The event, numbered golf balls racing down the trough, was a raffle with the first ball winning $700. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Julie Buntjer joined the Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at farmbleat.areavoices.com.