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Chatfield resident wins $100,000 lottery prize


Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Features

ROSEVILLE, MN. – Steven Hrstka of Chatfield won $100,000 playing the Lottery’s $100,000 Wild Cherries scratch game.

Hrstka purchased his winning ticket at Sunshine Foods, 237 Main St. N. in Chatfield. He claimed the prize on Feb. 10 at Lottery headquarters in Roseville.

Proceeds from the Minnesota State Lottery benefit all Minnesotans. Since 1990, the Lottery has raised more than $2.4 billion for state programs. The General Fund has received over $1.3 billion to help fund necessary functions such as education, public safety, and health and human services. More than $975 million has funded important environmental programs.



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Beef donation to Fillmore County Food Shelf

Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Fillmore County Food Shelf received a donation of 400 pounds of beef through a cooperative donation from the Fillmore County Cattlemen, Oak Meadow Meats, and Bob and Barb Michel. Pictured are Barb Michel and Lynn Mensink, Fillmore County Food Shel ..... 
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Fillmore County Veterans book to debut in 2015

Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Over the course of the next six months, the staff at the Fillmore County Journal will be working on a special project to recognize those who have served our nation. We will be publishing a 168-page hardcover book dedicated to the Veterans of Fill ..... 
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PPU customers surprised with billing error

Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Imagine finding out that your electric utility bill has not been billed correctly for a number of years. OK, now imagine your local utility telling you that the billing error resulted in you owing the utility company anywhere from $18,000 to $40,00 ..... 
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The Loft at Beste Byen now open

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in All Features

Have you always dreamed of taking art classes, doing tai chi, or learning to play guitar? Or perhaps you are more the “card club” type. These activities and much more will now be available in downtown Lanesboro, Minn. Phil and Heidi Dybing ..... 
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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 Marti ..... 
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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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