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The dimple on Ed Bolton's right cheek is evidence of his serious farm accident five weeks ago. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Local farmer, actor makes return to stage after accident

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Five weeks ago Ed Bolton was working on his hobby farm outside of Park Rapids when something went horribly wrong.

It was around 2 p.m. Bolton was planting beans.

He was using a Handyman Jack. According to the manufacturer, the maximum load capacity is 4,660 pounds at four feet, but the jacks are tested to 7,000 pounds of pressure.

"The jack handle hit me in the face with the full force of the load I was lifting," Bolton recalled Monday.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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