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Fillmore County resident is lottery winner


Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in All Features

A group of twenty-five won a $5,000 prize by playing the Lottery’s Mega Millions® game. The winner from Fillmore County is Christopher Nichols of Spring Valley. The others are Michael Bonfig of Apple Valley; James Caulder, Dawn Gefroh, Eric Martin and Joshua Ogaard of Bloomington; Alyssa Weber of Brooklyn Park; Todd Hastings of Burnsville; Olivia Vongharath of Circle Pines; Scott Barton of Darwin; Aaron Lombaro of Eagan; Megan Anderson of Farmington; David Judd of Glencoe; Kimberly Blesener of Lakeville; Marcia Hendrix of Mendota Heights; Jon Heinz, Andrew Larson and Christian Rogers of Minneapolis; Richard Kleindl of Minnetonka; Michael Delong, Michael Sandahl and Nicole Stibal of Richfield; Katie McAlpine of Rogers; Michael O’Brien of Vadnais Heights; and Shawn Williams of Waterville. They claimed the prize on Jan. 9, 2015.

The winning ticket was purchased at Glenn’s One-Stop, 12908 Minnetonka Blvd. in Minnetonka.

Lanesboro seeks to build community foundation, hosting informational meeting

By Morgan McManimon-Myers

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

LuAnn Wilcox, who works at Idle Time Recreation Services, moved to the Lanesboro area about a year ago. She soon noticed that nearby communities such as Harmony, Preston, and Rushford had community foundations to help provide funding for local proj ..... 
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Preston woman survives vehicular plunge into Root River

Mon, Jan 19th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

At approximately 7:11 p.m., on Friday, January 9, 2015, the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Department dispatch received a report that there was a one vehicle accident south of Wykoff on County Road 5, just south of County Road 12 on the way to Forest ..... 
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Watch out for phony IRS calls in 2015

Mon, Jan 19th, 2015
Posted in All Features

BURNSVILLE, MN – With the start of the New Year, Better Business Bureau of Minn. and ND® (BBB) looks ahead to try and predict which nasty scam will pack the most punch in the coming months. Though perennial “least-favorites” such as sweepstak ..... 
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“Hot Reads for Cold Nights” at Preston Public Library

Mon, Jan 12th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Come in out of the cold and check-out a “Hot” read. Preston Public Library invites adults to sign up for “Hot Reads for Cold Nights”. This event begins Monday Jan. 5 and continues through March 14. Readers’ reviews will be posted on ..... 
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Kaase begins new chapter

Mon, Jan 12th, 2015
Posted in All Features

On the morning of Monday, January 5, 2015, Tom Kaase was sworn into office as the Sheriff of Fillmore County in the Fillmore County Commissioners Board Room. This is a big event in the history of Fillmore County -- any time a new Sheriff is elected ..... 
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SEMCAC in Preston receives money from “Swipe Out Hunger”

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Merchants Bank’s “Swipe Out Hunger” Facebook giveaway has concluded with a donation of $136 to Semcac in Preston. Merchants Bank donated 5 cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card was used between November 28 and Decembe ..... 
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One vehicle accident claims life, sends another to hospital

Mon, Dec 29th, 2014
Posted in All Features

A Holmen, Wisc. woman was killed in a one vehicle accident on the evening of Saturday, December 20, 2014, in Fillmore County. Laura Finseth Scott, age 27, died when the vehicle she was a passenger in rolled over on Fillmore County Road 11 in Pilot ..... 
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Correction

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in All Features

In the December 15 issue of the Fillmore County Journal, there was an error in The true victims of the nanny state: Unintended consequences of liberal policies commentary. The error was located in the statistics regarding the illegitimate births, on ..... 
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