Fundraiser raises $25,000 for family hit by farm tragedy

PRAIRIE FARM, Wis. - About 600 people turned out for a weekend fundraiser to help a Barron County family hit by a farm tragedy.

Fifty-one-year-old Dan Briel and his 14-year-old son, David, died on March 24 when they were buried by silage inside a silo.

WEAU-TV reports that about $25,000 was generated during a Sunday fundraiser for the family at Prairie Farm High school.

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