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Slayton tractor spreads cancer awareness

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SLAYTON — It’s hard to miss the long line of tractors parked along the driveway leading to the home of Ernie Engelkes and his wife, Betty.


It’s also difficult not to notice the pink tractor decorated by Engelkes that was moved Thursday afternoon to the Murray County Fairgrounds. The Super 8 Farmall that dates back to 1954 is his so-called “cancer tractor.”

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Ryan McGaughey
I first joined the Daily Globe in April 2001 as sports editor. I later became the news editor in November 2002, and the managing editor in August 2006. I'm originally from New York State, and am married with two children.
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