Tractor pull

Crowds watch the truck and tractor pull on Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 at Shadyside Park in Almena.

Dozens of truck owners came to Almena from throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, to participate in the annual Almena Fun Days truck pull.

The event was organized by Dave Whitman (who also competed in the event) and a team of volunteers. Results appear below:

5800 Stock Gas

Top 3

Kenny Shilts, New Richmond, 2014 Ford, 288 Ft., 2 in.

Larry Anderson, Northfield, 79 Ford, 282-07

Kirk Johnson, Osceola, 79 Ford F250, 281-11

Other pulls

Trevor Korner, Rice Lake, 76 Ford, 221-09

Mike Ingham, Amery, 77 Chevy, 267

David Heusi, Hixton, Wis., Chevy, 270-10

Albert Betterley, New Richmond, 77 Ford F350, 270-10

Ben Daugherty, Almena, 09 1500 Chevy, 230-11

6200 Stock Gas

Top 3

Mike Ingham, Amery, 77 Chevy, 312 ft., 7 in.

David Heusi, Hixton, Chevy, 309-04

Kirk Johnson, Osceola, 79 F250, 298-06

Other pulls

Dave Johnson, Clear Lake, 79 Ford van, 296-11

Trevor Korner, Rice Lake, 93 Ford, 264-04

Larry Anderson, Northfield, 79 Ford, 267-01

5800 Pro Stock

Top 3

Jason Oslie, Black River Falls, Ford, 333 ft., 10 in.

Tracy Anderson, Star Prairie, Chevy, 325-04

Randy Lee, Elk Mound, Ford 307-11

Other pulls

Chris Lee, Mellen, 78 Ford, DNP

Darvin Saehr, Pierz, Minn., Chevy, 299-08

Cordell Eliason, Marengo, Wis., Ford, DNP

Mark Beer, Hastings, Minn., Ford, 307-01

2.6 Diesel

Top 3

Ben Ford, Chippewa Falls, Chevy, 331 ft.

Nate Wollman, Spencer, 05 Dodge, 314-09

Eric Ney, Merrill, Dodge, 314-02

Other pulls

Dallas Zunker, Conrath, Dodge, 313

Ernest Schwartz, Hixton, Ford, 306-06

Adam Krumholz, Elk Mound, 11 Ford F350, 300

6200 FWD Modified

Top 3

Richard Loos, Loyal, 89 Chevy, 318 ft., 8 in.

Dave Whitman, Almena, 96 Ford, 307-07

Dan Horel, Elk Mound, Chevy, 301-05

Other pulls

Jim St. Catherine, Hayward, Ford, 281-07

Ron Miller, Barron, 64 Ford, 211-03

6200 Pro Stock

Top 3

Jason Oslie, Black River Falls, Ford, 308 ft., 9 in.

Tracy Anderson Star Prairie, Chevy, 294-09

Mark Beer, Hastings, Minn., Ford, 286-03

Other pulls

Randy Lee, Elk Mound, Ford, 285

Darvin Saehr, Pierz, Minn., Chevy, 269-01

Cordell Eliason, Marengo, Ford, DNP

6200 Super Stock

Top 3

John Aumann, Granton, 90 Chevy, 309 ft., 4 in.

Tony Horel, Elk Mound, 85 GMC, 304-07

Dan Horel, Elk Mound, Chevy, 304-04

Other pulls

Shaun Voldberg, Prairie Farm, Ford, 300-02

Dave Vander Weyst, Foley, Minn., Chevy, 298-01

Adam Weis, Curtiss, 67 Chevy, 294-09

King of the Street

Top 3

Colten Vernon, Ashland, 04 Chevy, 347 ft.

Tate Warren, Ashland, 05 Dodge 3500, 329-04

Trevor Simkins, Stillwater, Minn., 04 Dodge 2500, 314-04

Other pulls

Nathan Fehlan, New Richmond, 03 Ford F250, 244-11

Anthony Cronick, 06 Ford F350, 263-05

Dustin Clark, Bloomer, Dodge, 293-11

Chris Kauffman, Prairie Farm, 257-11

Cody Hakes, River Falls, Chevy, 292-06

Joe Kauffman, Hillsdale, Ford, 305-08

Marcus Hurtgen, Glenwood City, 259

Jonathan Kauffman, Barronett, Ford, 296-08

Duane Schwartz, Hixton, Ford, 287-08

Jason Hall, Frederic, 264-09

Tyler Palm, Deer Park, 05 Dodge 2500, 279-08

Weston Gray, Centuria, 00 Ford F350, 280-08

Will Schroeaer, Somerset, 05 Chevy 2500, 276-11

Willie Lehman, Cushing, 04 Ford F250, 275-08

Kyle Kletschka, Milltown 05 Ford F350, 290-01

8000 Open Diesel

Top 3

Travis Anderson, Comstock, Chevy, 336 ft., 9 in.

Robert Kohnen, Paynesville, Minn., Chevy, 3180-3

Bob Steinmetz, Hudson, Chevy, 282-05

Other pulls

Steve Blodgett, Elk Mound, GMC 193-01

8000 Limited Prostock Tractor

Top 3

Kevin Andres, Conrath, 7240 Case IH, 312 ft.

Jim Bunkelman, Athens, 1066 Case IH, 308

Bryan Preteman, Cadott, 1066 IH, 305-06

Other pulls

Scott Andres, Conrath, 1066 IH, 194-03

Pat Gume, Dorchester, IH, 290-02

Jason Maier, Thorp, 1066 IH, 288-05

Crystal Andres, Conrath, 270 Case IH, 299-07

Bob Martyn, Edgar, 706 Case IH, 300-05

Jim Lyrek, Chetek, 74 1466 IH, 156

6500 LLSS Tractor

Top 3

Chad Zachow, Thorp, 666 Case IH, 298 ft., 11 in.

Johnny Eckel, Blair, 63 JD 4010, 290-07

Luke Rindt, Thorp, 64 1130 Massey Ferguson, 258-04

5800 Improved Stock

Top 3

Klint Woyczik, Ettrick, Ford, 272 ft., 6 in.

Fred Fredrickson, Black River Falls, Ford, 271-11

Basil Fredrickson, Hixton, Ford, 271-4

Other pulls

Tyler Ziegler, Fountain City, Ford, 257-5

Rick Shelby, Star Prairie, 74 Chevy K-30, 264-6

Chad Parkos, Prescott, Ford, 267-7

Paul Miller, Mason, Dodge, 260-7

6200 Improved Stock

Top 3

Klint Woyczik, Ettrick, Ford, 315 ft., 5 in.

Fred Fredrickson, Black River Falls, Ford, 313-7

Mark Ziegler, Fountain City, Ford, 301-8

Other pulls

Basil Fredrickson, Hixton, Ford, 299-6

Paul Miller, Mason, Dodge, 287-3

Rick Shelby, Star Prairie, 74 Chevy K-30, 290-3

Chad Parkos, Prescott, Ford, 292-3

Semi Class

Top 3

Cory O’Brien, Prairie Farm,84 Mack Superliner, 310 ft., 6 in.

Mickey Tracy, Chetek, 86 Freightliner, 303-04

Cory O’Brien, Prairie Farm, 89 Mack, 284-11

Other pulls

Brent Miller, Cameron, Kenworth, 252-02

Justin Olson, Hillsdale, 84 Western Star 4900, 240-11

Jenny Olson, Hillsdale, 93 Western Star 4900, 255-01