one-man harvest machine

Shane Horn sweeps the floor of the grain elevator at the North Newton co-op. Horn operated the co-op on his own this harvest season. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Ray Strunk Shane Horn is a one-man show this harvest season. In addition to operating the grain elevator at the Mid-Kansas Cooperative plant in North Newton—a tall task on its own—Horn cleans, performs maintenance, corresponds with farmers and even finds time to paint the walls. “The main thing I like is that I’m not doing the same thing every day,” Horn said. “Even on


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