PERHAM, Minn. - What started 17 years ago as a challenge amongst brothers has led a Perham man to become a serious contender in sporting competitions around the state and beyond. It was 1997 when one of Jerry Huebsch's six brothers decided all seven of them should try running in Lake Country Gardens' Otter Tail Lake Chase. "Well, I hadn't run in 20 years, and I thought it would be a piece of cake," Jerry said of the two-mile event. It wasn't. "That was a wakeup call. I came in last among all my brothers, and I was sore for three or four days afterwards," said Jerry.
KLN Family Brands is partnering with a national education program to bring more than 60 interns from abroad to work and learn at Barrel O'Fun. Since 1985, Communicating for Agriculture Education Programs (CAEP) has arranged for 20,000 interns from 50 different countries to travel to the U.S., where they gain professional experience in agricultural areas such as agribusiness, dairy farming, horsemanship, greenhouses and turf management. This will be the first time a KLN property has been involved in the program. Interns will be coming to Perham as soon as mid-April.