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Miles, IA Threshers

Shelly Lewis of Clinton sits in the desk that her mom, Christina, used to sit in during her school days. Go to to see the video tour of the schoolhouse and other activities held during the 32nd Annual Thresher Days held in Miles, IA. (PA photo/Tom Kocal)

Miles, IA Great River Threshers

Dan Smith of Clinton, IA demonstrates his foot-powered scroll saw to Emily and Olivia Christianson of Anamosa, IA at the Great River Threshers 32nd Annual Thresher Days. The 3-day event, July 11 to 13, got rained on early Saturday morning, but the Thresher's grounds in Miles, Iowa was full of visitors and activities all three days. Go to to see the video of some of Saturday's activities. (PA photo/Tom Kocal)

Miles, IA Threshers

Standing in front of the original stage curtain of the Teeds Grove Schoolhouse located at the Great River Threshers grounds in Miles, IA are Richard Eggers (left) of Clinton, and Gene Thomsen of Miles. Both attended the Teeds Grove one-room schoolhouse almost 70 years ago. "We've known each other forever," said Gene. Richard added they celebrated their 60th high school reunion this past spring.


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