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Breaking: Business Operations Temporarily Cease in Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove, Minn.-Sources report that business operations have temporarily ceased in Walnut Grove while everyone helps Charles Ingalls stack grain.

Charles, a man who has lived in Walnut Grove for mere weeks, is already proving to be the most popular man in town as everyone stops what they are doing to assist the broken-ribbed man with stacking grain so he can keep his oxen. Those stopping to help Charles include Doc Baker, Nels Oleson, Lars Hanson, and Hans Dorfler.. This means that in a best case scenario, medical services are unavailable, Harriet is the only one who might help you at the mercantile if she deems you worthy of purchasing her product, orders cannot be placed at the mill, and good luck if your horse needs shoes.

“Your horse is just going to have to wait,” an impatient Hans shouts as he walks directly to the feed and seed to assist.

“Charles Ingalls fixed my wagon wheels when he was brand new in town,” Doc Baker tells The Prairie Review. “There’s no way I’m going to let the most useful man in Walnut Grove get driven out because he can’t stack some sacks of grain.”

Charles’ injury happened on an afternoon picnic with his family when, rather than let his children fly a kite, Charles made them watch while he flew the kite. After the kite landed in a tree, Charles playfully climbed the tree and and ungracefully fell a matter of moments later. This resulted in injuries that did not allow Charles to continue fixing the roof and stacking the grain for Liam O’Neill, proprietor of the feed and seed. As a result, O’Neill seized Charles’ oxen, leaving Charles bereft of the ability to plow his fields once recovered.

In addition to the aforementioned essential services that this incident hinders, it seems that every able bodied man in Walnut Grove is assisting Charles, a man that most probably haven’t met yet, with stacking the grain.

“It’s not everyday that you get the chance to just completely abandon whatever it was that you were doing to help a stranger,” one of the helpful males remarks.

At press time, the helpful assembly line was pondering driving O’Neill out of town for disrespecting Charles. “He won’t be seen here again,” Hans Dorfler insists.