O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

Sometimes You Just Have To Do Something


November 15, 2018

Everybody knows Darrel Van Engen. Big D. He has been part of the Primghar community for more than 40 years. He was the go-to guy to fix your cars while Primghar still had a Ford dealership. He stayed as the go-to guy at the same location since the dealership closed, operating his own shop.

Over the years, Big D has been plagued with a motor control problem making it difficult for many simple tasks most take for granted. Things like writing, cutting toenails, buttoning his shirt, jacket zippers, eating, or using tools were made difficult from his hands shaking so severely.

“Once on a moto...

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