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Search for Miss Teen Fillmore County announced


Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in All Features

If you are single, never been married between the ages of 13 to 18 years, applications are being accepted for the title of 2016 Miss Teen Fillmore County! Miss Teen Fillmore County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held at the Ritsche Auditorium, March 12, 2016 in St. Cloud, Minn.

The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Fillmore County will become an ambassador from the Fillmore County area and will receive an official title and sash!

The young lady chosen as Miss Teen Minnesota will receive a prize package and college scholarship totaling $30,000 and the chance to represent Minn. at the 2016 Miss Teen International pageant in Jacksonville, Fla.

The American Heart Association’s “Go for Red Women” is the official charity of the Miss Teen Minnesota Pageant.

The current reigning 2015 Miss Teen Minnesota is Nicole Doyle of Lakeville. As Miss Teen Minnesota, Nicole speaks out on “Kids Get Arthritis Too”, Juvenile Arthritis Education and Awareness. “I didn’t know that kids could get arthritis...” Diagnosed at the age of 3, Nicole has heard those words countless times since then. Juvenile arthritis is an auto-immune disease that can rob children of a carefree, painless childhood. There is no known cause and no cure, which is why research, education, and awareness are vital in out battle against this disease.

For more information go to: www.KidsgetArthritisToo.org

Teens will compete in personal interview, fitness wear, fun fashion wear, and evening gown. (There is not a talent or swimsuit competition.)

Young ladies living in Fillmore County interested in applying should write for bio-form to:

Miss Teen Minnesota

International Pageant

P.O. Box 240537

Apple Valley, Minn.

55124-0537

Or call for information at (952) 432-6758, Fax (952) 953-3896 or e-mail pagenltd@frontiernet.net.

The PIEMAN passes his apron

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

The beginning While Joe Gosi knew there would come a day when he would no longer bake another pie for thousands of pie enthusiasts, he couldn’t have imagined what it would feel like to hand over his baby to another pie maker -- until he met Dane ..... 
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Willford family named Grand Marshals

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

The Buffalo Bill Days Committee has named the Grand Marshals for the 2015 Buffalo Bill Days parade. Jon and Barb Willford, along with their son, Mike, his wife, Laura, and their children, Holdyn, 8, and Prailey, 5, will be riding through the stree ..... 
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Your opportunity to visit the Houston overlook sign

By David Bau

Mon, Jul 20th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Ever want to go up to see the huge stone “HOUSTON” sign on the hill north of Houston, Minn. but didn’t know who to call or how to get there? Here’s your chance! All landowners and renters involved have granted the public permission to visit ..... 
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Harmony Community Chest campaign helps local organizations

Mon, Jul 20th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Features

The 2015 Harmony Community Chest Drive will start its solicitation campaign In August this year. We will be using the same approach as in recent years. This entails solicitation letters and envelopes being sent out with Harmony’s utility bills. Ho ..... 
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Harmony filled with fun on the 4th

Mon, Jul 13th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Features

The City of Harmony knows how to throw a party, which is the reason the city was filled with people from July 3 - 5, 2015. Each year the town has three days of fun-filled action and activities for its 4th of July celebration and this year was no ex ..... 
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Kullot promoted to Sergeant

Mon, Jul 13th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Deputy Don Kullot, a 15-year veteran of the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Department, with more than 26 years in law enforcement, was promoted to Sergeant in a ceremony on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at the Fillmore County Board Room. Sheriff Tom Kaase s ..... 
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Gail Heil Memorial fiddle contest to be held July 18

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Gail Heil passed away in May, 2013 leaving an amazing musical legacy. She came upon Old Time Country Music when she was in her late twenties, learning first to play backup guitar and sing in a string band. Within a few years she had mastered banjo, ..... 
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Lanesboro Barn Dance

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

The Lanesboro Barn Dance will take place on Saturday, July 11, at the Sons of Norway Hall in beautiful Lanesboro, Minn. Guest caller Rina Rossi and fiddler AJ Srubas, both from Minneapolis, will be on hand, along with Bob Bovee on guitar. The danc ..... 
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