Celestine Street Fest

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    Edward Knebel of Wickliffe, left, Allen Thewes of Celestine and John Breitweiser of Paoli enjoyed a beer after Breitweiser finished feeding wheat to the threshing machine that was on display during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Breitweiser used to operate a threshing machine on his farm when he was younger. Hilbert Betz of Celestine, at back, added more wheat to the threshing machine. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Ron Sander of Sander Farms in Celestine stood over his old threshing machine that was put to use for a demonstration during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Chris Hasenour of Celestine showed his daughter Allison, 2, the grain that was produced using a threshing machine from Sander Farms during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Daryl Betz of Celestine walked with his son Halton, 2, after looking around in the woods during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Dana Merkel of Celestine, second from right, playfully pointed her daughter's balloon gun at her friend Karen Sander of Celestine at the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Jydia Burke of Celestine, 12, peeked through partition of the fish pond game to talk to Jake Betz of Schnellville, 13, left, and her brother Grant, 15, at the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday as they operated the game for younger children. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Gaige Schepers of Jasper, 8, competed in the kiddie tractor pull with two broken arms during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Gaige won his weight group. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Jake Epple of St. Anthony, 9, participated in the kiddie tractor pull during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Josh Vaal of Celestine picked up his bratwurst with his teeth as he competed in the bratwurst-eating contest at the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. The contestants weren't allowed to use their hands in the beginning of the contest. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Joe Betz of Jasper, standing middle, and Clint Cummins of Birdseye, standing to the left of Betz, stuck out their tongues to the judges to show that they had finished their bratwursts successfully as they competed in the bratwurst-eating contest during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Annette Schepers of Celestine competed in the adult tractor pull during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Bubba Fleck of Jasper tried his hardest to pull the weight behind him during the adult tractor pull at the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. Matthew Busch/The Herald

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    Stacy McCracken of Celestine, center, mustered all of her strength as she tried to pedal in the adult tractor pull during the Celestine Street Fest on Saturday. McCracken's sister Kim Bayer of Jasper, right, encouraged her. Matthew Busch/The Herald