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Nightmare arises again in Fountain


Mon, Oct 20th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Features

The time is nearly ripe for the re-emergence of Fountain’s Nightmare on First Street: Field of Screams and Haunted Barn. For the fourth year, this spooky non-profit fund-raiser is set to chill and thrill patrons.

Hundreds of hours every year go into the metamorphosis of this scary delight. Attendees can expect creepy scenes, carved pumpkins, a labyrinth, screams and moans, surprises and scares, live actors, and maybe even an apparition of DEATH.

Creating and hosting this ten night event are Paul and Regan Little of Fountain, with their teens, Logan and Demery. Numerous others help with the presentation of the event.

The theme this year is Edgar Allan Poe. Many of Poe’s best stories will be referenced throughout the event. But, even folks who aren’t familiar with Poe’s work will enjoy all of Nightmare.

Nightmare will be running in all its gory glory October 16 to 18, October 23 to 25, and October 30 to November 1; 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursdays, and 7 to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. A special “lower scare” night will be Sunday, October 26, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with brighter lights and actors leading tours.

Nightmare on First Street: Field of Screams and Haunted Barn lurks behind 609 First Street in Fountain, Minnesota. More information can be found at NightmareOnFirstStreet.weebly.com.
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Donations to Fillmore Central Readiness program

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

The Preston Area Community Foundation, along with a matching grant from the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation,recently donated a combined $6,000 to the Fillmore Central School Readiness program. School Readiness is available to eligible child ..... 
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Fountain City Council approves budget

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in Fountain All

Approving the budget was one of many items on the agenda as the Fountain City Council met Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the city hall in Fountain, Minn. The meeting began one hour earlier than usual in order to complete a WebEx telep ..... 
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Savor “Taste of the Trail” in Fountain, Harmony & Preston

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Fountain Arts & Culture

On three Saturdays in September, the Root River Trail System will feature local food, artisans, entertainment, culture, and fun during an annual trail wide event, Taste of the Trail. On September 6, the towns of Fountain, Harmony and Preston are t ..... 
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Fountain City Council locks brush dump

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Government

Due to misuse, the city council of Fountain, Minn. has decided to lock the entrance to the town’s brush dump. During last week’s council meeting, which had been re-scheduled from August 7 to August 13, 2014, city maintenance worker John Hans ..... 
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Fillmore Central Schools – Mini grant program

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

A “mini grant” program has been continued for the 18th straight year by F & M Community Bank in Preston, First State Bank of Fountain and First Southeast Bank in Harmony for the Fillmore Central School District. Grants of up to $500 each have ..... 
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Fillmore Central projects underway

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

There are multiple construction and capital improvement projects going on at Fillmore Central Schools this summer. Principal Heath Olstad and Dean Chris Mensink updated the school board on the progress at their brief mid-summer meeting on July 22. ..... 
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Fountain City Council discusses sinkhole

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Government

Fountain resident Jason Sethre attended the July city council meeting held on July 3, 2014 to request assistance in dealing with an ongoing sinkhole problem on his property. According to Sethre this is the third sinkhole that has developed on the p ..... 
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Fillmore Central to offer trap shooting

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Education

Members of the Harmony Conservation Club attended the Fillmore Central School Board meeting on June 24. Board member Sue Sikkink explained they had approached her with the idea of starting a trap shooting team at Fillmore Central. The trap shooti ..... 
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