Ever so slowly Dakota Territory is being transformed from a vast prairie
into rich farmland. With the coming of the railroad, the small town of
Blessing begins to prosper, and the Bjorklund family is reaping the
promised harvest that had lured them from their beloved home in Norway.

for Ingeborg and Haakan, realizing their dreams will not come without a
struggle. After their own fields are harvested, Haakan and the
neighboring men take the steam engine and the separator on the road,
threshing for other homesteaders in return for a portion of their grain.
With Haakan away and the fields standing idle, Ingeborg frets over work
yet to be done. Fearing an early change of seasons, she takes matters
into her own hands …