News

Annual Tractor Ride celebrated in Baileys Harbor

A traditional tractor ride honoring one of Door County’s most famous tractor drivers, Freddy Kodanko, was held in Baileys Harbor on Tuesday.  Kodanko was remembered as the Door County Polka King who drove his tractor in local parades while playing polka music.  Nineteen tractor drivers participated in the 19th annual Freddy Kodanko Tractor Rally.  Organizer Greg “Fuzzy” Sunstrom shares his story behind Freddy K’s Massey Ferguson vintage tractor and the yearly rally.

 

 

Sunstrom purchased Kodanko’s orange tractor after Freddy passed away in 2003 and began the annual tradition.  Tuesday’s tractor rally covered five different stops beginning at 11 AM, with the final stop in downtown Baileys Harbor behind the Blue Ox.

 

 

Search Our Site

Current Weather

STURGEON BAY WEATHER

CANCELLATIONS

Poll

Should Shipwrecked Brew Pub & Restaurant in Egg Harbor be allowed to expand without providing additional parking?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Sports Poll

Do you believe Jordan Love can lead the Packers to a winning record this year if he is the starting quarterback for the season?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Birthday Club

Obituaries are provided as a service of the

Schinderle Funeral Home of Algoma

Obituaries

James Rohr

Click Here for more Obituaries

Obituary posting fee is $25

Newsletter

Sign up for our Daily Electronic Newspaper!

Get the latest news with our Daily Electronic Newspaper delivered to your inbox.

Get the latest updates for Big Deals delivered to your inbox every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.