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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Airplanes are better than cattle

 

Last updated 3/16/2021 at 12:47pm

Katie Teachout

Maynard Lund, 87, recalls a former busy time of year as a train rolls through Ritzville Sunday evening, Mar. 12.

RITZVILLE – Former owner of Lund Flying Services, Maynard Lund, 87, said this time of year was about his busiest as an aerial sprayer.

He learned the business back in North Dakota, and came to the area to "help out" Wilf "Willie" Moore about 40 years ago.

"Right now would be starting to be my busy time, spraying for weeds over the winter wheat," Lund said. "Soon as the winter wheat was over, then we'd start on the spring wheat."

Lund chose not to follow in the footsteps of his father, Howard Lund; declining taking over the family cattle ranch about 25 miles east of Williston, North Dakota...



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