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Jan 8th 2020

Greetings from Dyersville!

Happy December! Christmas is almost here, and it’s time to reflect on 2019 and get ready for 2020. From all of us here in Dyersville that work on our Ertl product we wish each and every one of yo …

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Nov 26th 2019

New Releases and Special Deals!

Greetings from Dyersville! It’s been quite the November here in Dyersville. The National Farm Toy Show is over, and we already have snow on the ground. I feel sorry for the farmers who are stil …

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Sep 24th 2019

Cooler Weather and Hot Farm Toy News!

September in Northeast Iowa has been colder than normal. It almost feels like fall here. I was asked recently how my apple tree was doing and whether I was going to get any apples this year. I’m …

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Aug 23rd 2019

End of Summer ERTL Updates

Greetings from Dyersville! It’s August in Northeast Iowa. Time for sweet corn and baseball games. In case you haven’t heard the big announcement already, the Chicago White Sox and the New York …

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Jul 18th 2019

Let's Talk Farm Show Units!

Greetings from Dyersville! I can’t believe it is already July. Where is the summer going.. I had a good time talking to some of you at the Summer Farm Toy Show. We were able to show you some …

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May 28th 2019

Greetings from Oak Brook!

Greetings from Oak Brook! Bill Walters was kind enough to hand over his #26 blog edition to me. My name is Pete Henseler and I am President of TOMY. I’ve been involved with the Ertl brand for …

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