By Jason Schock
A Falls City Journal article, printed in 1957, raved in its depiction of Merz Farm Equipment, the area’s up-and-coming farm machinery dealer, founded by Nelson Merz: “A comparatively new business has flourished by leaps and bounds in its four years of existence,” it read.
Fifty-seven years and three generations of Merz sons later, what was once new is now iconic — the quintessence of a family business, sewn securely into the very fabric of this Nebraska farming community. Fifty-seven years later, The Journal is still gushing.
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