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Photos: Showdown in Curd Town roars through Ellsworth

4-year-old Lyle Jenkins was very excited to be at his first tractor pull, Showdown in Curd Town in Ellsworth on Saturday, June 8. He came with his parents Kelly and Tanner Jenkins (not shown). Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 5
Shown enjoying the Showdown in Curd Town tractor and truck pull Saturday, June 8 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds are (from left) Mark Steinmetz, Kristopher Krall, and Dan Krall. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 5
The Showdown in Curd Town high-powered tractor and truck pull starts off with roaring engines, and a cheering crowd Saturday, June 8. Gretta Stark / Rivertown Multimedia.3 / 5
Ellsworth Agricultural Education, Ellsworth Future Farmers of America and FFA alumni hosted "Showdown in Curd Town" Saturday, June 8, a high-powered tractor and truck pull at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia4 / 5
Angie Hunter, New Richmond, and Andy Visger, Clear Lake (right), enjoy some food during the "Show down in Curd Town" high-powered tractor and truck pull in Ellsworth on Saturday, June 8. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia5 / 5

Engines roared and crowds cheered for the 13th annual Showdown in Curd Town NTPA Tractor and Truck Pull on Saturday, June 8 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth.

The event is a fundraiser for the Ellsworth FFA Alumni, who use proceeds to help fund the Ellsworth FFA Chapter. Funds are used to help members attend leadership activities and support the club's endeavors.

Gretta Stark

Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.

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