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Grand Rapids Applebutter Festival

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Butch Bauer, left, and his grandson Cyril Bauer, 16, both of Defiance, grind corn into cornmeal.

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Butch Bauer, left, and his daughter Stephanie Larkin, both of Defiance, grind corn into cornmeal at the Applebutter Festival in Grand Rapids, Ohio.

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Detrick Renner, 18, of Grand Rapids, starts his 1929 John Deere tractor.

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Elle Koesters, 8, of Napoleon, left, and Wood County prosecutor Paul Dobson, of Bowling Green, stir apple butter.

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Otsego Trapshooting team members Bobby Tolles, 15, of Weston, left, Chris McCann, 15, of Grand Rapids, and Alex Easterwood, 16, of Weston, juice apples.

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Grand Rapids Fire department members make onion rings from the 450 pounds of onions they cut up Saturday. From left: Nelson Zulch, Matt Mills, J.R. Bostelman, Ryan Cocke, and David Weilmnau.

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Alan Thompson, of Sylvania Township, participates in a Lewis and Clark reenactment.

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Visitors and residents of Grand Rapids crowd Front Street for the Applebutter Festival.

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Jay Ruggiero, left, and Frank Domalski, both of Sylvania, are part of a World War II reenactment.

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Fritz Hartman, of Milan, left, and Jon Amundson, of Van Wert, talk near Mr. Amundson's 1940 AR John Deere tractor he recently restored.

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Lucas Adkins, 4, of Washington Township, turns the wheel on Detrick Renner's 1929 John Deere at the Applebutter Festival.

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The annual Applebutter Festival is a fall tradition in Grand Rapids, Ohio.

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Tim Kreps, of West Toledo, demonstrates the Lukens air rifle, carried by Lewis and Clark on their journeys.

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A canoe floats along the Maumee River near Grand Rapids during the Applebutter Festival Sunday.

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