Arlen and Alice Burnside

Chisago County

Arlen and Alice Burnside own Diamond B farms in North Branch, MN where they farm with their children and grandchildren. They own 240 acres, but farm about 800 acres total. They have 65 head of beef and two dozen laying hens with the numbers growing for both. Arlen and Alice were both born and raised on farms in northern MN and still continue to love the farming lifestyle.

Arlen was in the local fire department for 15 years and is a Vietnam Vet. He is now a member of the American Legion Post 0085 and Farm Bureau in North Branch. He is employed at Baribeau Implement in St. Croix Falls, WI where he sells Case IH Equipment. Alice is retired and enjoys gardening and quilting. Both are active in the local Immanuel Lutheran Church in Almelund and enjoy spending time with their seven grandchildren.

chisago, 2010

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