Ronnie Flatt and Mikie climb into the John Deere

July 7, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Ronnie Flatt climbs into his John Deere combine after helping his dog, Mikie, a 7-year-old Cocker Spaniel, up in front of him on Flatt's farm near Centralia. Flatt was harvesting a crop of winter wheat that he had sown the previous fall.

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