Less than three weeks after its closure, the Ashby Farmers Elevator Company is back in business. The Wheaton Dumont Elevator Company, which is based in Wheaton, Minnesota, is leasing the failed cooperative. A special meeting will be held for the members of Ashby Farmers Elevator Cooperative on October 15 to consider leasing, selling or dissolving the co-op. The former manager of the Ashby co-op, Jerry Hennessey, is being investigating for embezzling millions of dollars.
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