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Holding a corn fire-sale in Havre


September 25, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Ashlyn, from left, Levi and January Jensen talk Saturday while selling sweet corn at Town Square and Wells Fargo Bank parking lot in an East Fork Fire benefit. The three were donating half of the proceeds from the sale to benefit people affected by the fire, while the rest went into their college funds.

Three Chinook siblings are selling the sweet corn they have grown and donating half the proceeds to relief for people affected by the East Fork Fire.

Levi, Ashlyn and January Jensen have been selling their first-ever crop of sweet corn for three weeks at Saturday Market in Town Square. Their mother, Linae Jensen, said the kids have raised $600 in three weeks. They sell a dozen ears for $5.

The idea, Levi Jensen said, was ignited after hearing children at school talk about how their families were affected by the East Fork Fire.

The families will use the money to repair fencing and replac...

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