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Fountain, MN


Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Fountain, the western gate-way to the Root River State Trail, is also the home of the Fillmore County Historical Center. The Historical Center houses a complete museum of antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia from the past, ei-ther lent or donated by residents or former residents of Fillmore County. It also offers a com-prehensive library of informa-tion on the genealogy of Fill-more County. Of special inter-est is an airplane, constructed by Bernard Pietenpol, who resided in Cherry Grove, and was a pioneer aviator. A must see is our collection of over 35 restored Oliver tractors. Also, a rural one room school from the Fountain-Preston area has been renovated, restored, and is available for inspection on the museum grounds, located at the intersection of County Highway 8 and Highway 52.

Fountain offers an assortment of retail establishments, including Drury Furniture, offering quality furniture in room settings, and considered one of the leading furniture stores in southern Minnesota. Other businesses include Herman's Standard Service, Main Street Inn, Village Square, Ray N Dots Drive In, Willie's Grocery and Locker, Twelve Point Grill, Fountain Building Center, Fountain Grain and Feed, White Corner Cafe, Richard's Pump Service, K & R Equipment, Fountain Car Wash, Johnson Insurance Agency, The First State Bank of Fountain, Key to the Past, and Valley Design Enterprise.

Fountain's annual Trail Days celebration is held in June.

Chatfield, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Chatfield is one of those places that everyone needs to experience from time to time. Oh sure, there are supermarkets and a few convenience stores in town, like everywhere else, but this place just reeks of history. The downtown is filled with turn-o ..... 
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Canton, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Canton, Minnesota, located along U.S. Highway 52 is the first city in Minnesota along this major north-south route.

Canton was originally founded in 1879 as a stopping point for the railroad. At first its legal name was "Boomer," depicting ho ..... 
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Caledonia, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Caledonia was named for the ancient name of Scotland. Caledonians celebrate their founding with an annual Founder's Day celebration in June. The hardwood forests and terrain are unique to this area. Torrents of meltwater carved out deep valleys and l ..... 
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Preston, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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The city of Preston became situated on the south branch of the Root River in 1853. The location of the town was most desirable as the river afforded opportunities for a dam, land for houses and access to abundant supplies of timber, water power, ston ..... 
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'Round the Towns

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Monday, August 7, 2000
NATIONAL BIBLE QUIZ champions from the Fillmore Free Methodist Church are Stephen, Susanna and Sarah Hopper.


Preston. The 141st running of the Fillmore County Fair was considered a success a ..... 
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County continues budget hearings

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Monday, August 21, 2000

Highway Engineer, Steven Voigt, is hopeful that he will have half a million dollars of unused highway funds this year to apply to his 2001 budget. This, in addition to advance payments of $2 million from 2002 county sta ..... 
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Primary runoff on Sept. 12

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Commissioner candidates present qualificationsMonday, September 11, 2000

By John Torgrimson

Several county commissioner candidates will be on the primary election ballot on Tuesday, September 12. The primary is a run-off electio ..... 
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Primary runoff on Sept. 12

Sun, Sep 3rd, 2000
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Commissioner candidates present qualificationsMonday, September 11, 2000

By John Torgrimson

Several county commissioner candidates will be on the primary election ballot on Tuesday, September 12. The primary is a run-off electio ..... 
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