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Menno Country Auction draws a hungry crowd


Last updated 10/6/2016 at 4:59pm

--Photos for The Record by Lauren Crosby.

Jacob Barth of Yarbro Auctioneers steps up to relieve his fellow auctioneer at the Mennonite Country Auction held Saturday at the Mennonite Church between Odessa and Ritzville.

The Mennonite Country Auction held last Saturday drew a large crowd to the country church located about 11 miles outside of Odessa. People came from far and wide to sample the homemade cider, ice cream and other delectables. Others came for the beautiful quilts and other hand-crafted items in wood or metal. With everything from German sausage to Greek gyros, plus kraut runzas (the Mennonite version of Odessa’s kraut ranzas), green bean soup and African nut stew, the offerings to the noontime crowd ensured that every seat in the eating area was filled.

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