GILMAN, Minn. (AP) — A farmer in central Minnesota has created a towering tribute to winter’s excess.
Greg Novak says he’s invested hundreds of hours to build a 50-foot snowman named “Granddaddy” that he hopes will wake onlookers from their winter doldrums. And he admits it has some neighbors questioning his sanity.
Granddaddy began to take shape earlier this winter when the Gilman farmer needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses.
“As long as you’re moving it, might as well do something practical with it,” Novak said.
Friends and family pitched in to help with Granddaddy, or to do farm chores …read more
Source: Huffington Post Green