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‘I still love it’: Al Fischer’s farm life spans team of horses to half-million-dollar tractors; county fair will celebrate 75-year-old farms

FAIR WILL FETE FARMS: Al and Joanne Fischer hold an aerial photo of their family farm in Hartland, where Al has lived for 80 years. Farms such as theirs that have been in the community for 75 years or more will be recognized during a ceremony at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, during the first day the 2023 McHenry County Fair at the fairgrounds. (Independent photo by Ken Farver)
With the McHenry County Fair celebrating its 75th anniversary, the board is recognizing McHenry County farms that have had a presence locally for three-quarters of a century or more. Fischer […]
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