A branch-breaking year at Newell orchard

By DOLORES CULLEN

Records and branches are being broken at Hillside Apple Orchard south of Newell. “It’s the best year we’ve had since the year we started,” said Bruce Nieland, who owns the property with his wife Robin. They bought the orchard in 2004.

Similar bountiful apple crops are being reported elsewhere.

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