Northern Star

Harvest season puts farming equipment back on DeKalb roads

A farmer harvests his field on Lincoln Highway Wednesday night.
Farming equipment, such as combines, will begin to use DeKalb area
roadways, presenting a potential safety hazard to motorists.

Amanda Shaffer

October 5, 2011

As harvest season starts again in DeKalb, roads may become crowded with some unfamiliar vehicles. Farming equipment and other vehicles used while harvesting crops will start using roadways. According to DeKalb Police, one to four accidents happen about every year involving farm equipment on roads. A...