Marvin Large (seated, center) and his late wife, Arlene, were presented the first Pioneer Award from the Beef Reproductive Task Force. Larges were honored Aug. 29 during the Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Symposium in Manhattan, Kan. Pictured at the awards presentation are, seated from left, Sandy Large, Regina Pederson, Marvin Large, Myra Large, back, Larry Rowden, Travis Chrisman, Kevin Large, Stuart Pederson, Dean Large, Joe Large, Dale Large, Ryan Large and Willie Altenburg. (Courtesy photo)

Marvin Large displays the plaque for the new award named in honor of him and his late wife, Arlene. The map represents the locations where Larges Breeding Barns have been sold in North America. (Courtesy photo)

KSU beef Pioneer Award named in honor of Marvin and Arlene Large

The multi-state university-based Beef Reproduction Leadership Team presented its inaugural Pioneer Award Aug. 29 to Marvin and the late Arlene Large of Imperial.

The photo above is a composite illustrating several phases of the partial eclipse leading up to and including totality. The diamond ring effect signals both the beginning and end, shown here, of the total eclipse. The photos were taken southeast of Arthur. (Johnson Publications photos by Chris Fidler)

Many trek to view total eclipse

It may have been the first time in its history that the village of Arthur had so many people there at once, and certainly it was the first time such a diverse crowd visited.


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