Generations shine in Ellsworth County’s year of special history

By Jennifer McDaniel

A blustery winter wind whips the brittle native grasses back and forth as Ellsworth rancher Dennis Katzenmeier makes his way across a sweeping pasture to check on his cattle herd. Traces of snow still cover the ground from a recent snowfall. Even in full sunlight, there’s little warmth, which only encourages the remnants to hold on. The job isn’t easy, especially during this time of year as temperatures — often well-below freezing — can test even the toughest cattleman.

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