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Preston Historical Society announces raffle winners

Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

The Preston Historical Society conducted the drawing for the winners of the recent raffle fundraiser at their August Society meeting. Proceeds from the raffle will be used toward the caboose restoration and other Historical Society projects.

The Society would again like to thank F & M Community Bank for providing matching funds of $1,000 ($1 for each ticket sold). Preston businesses and individuals, listed below were also gracious to provide the many prizes.

•3-night downtown St. Paul lodging in Historical House Apartment - John & Helen Buche ($375 value): Deb Larson, Preston

•Nike Driver - Greg & Bonnie Davids ($300 value): Mary Rolli, Spring Valley

•2 Commonweal Theater Tickets - KFIL ($60 value): Mark Sikkink, Preston

•Wilson Putter - Greg & Bonnie Davids ($60 value): Kate Serfling, Preston

•Gift Certificate – Branding Iron ($50 value): Eric Scheevel, Preston

•Gift Certificate – Sweet Stop & Sandwich Shoppe ($50 value): Cherrie Brink, Preston

•Grapevine Wreath – Greg Dornink ($50 value): Scott Taubert, Bloomington, Ill.

•Titleist pro v1 golf balls - Greg & Bonnie Davids ($48 value): Lois Ray, Preston

•MN Gopher fleece blanket - Sheila Craig ($40 value): Eric Scheevel, Preston

•Afghan - Ila Olstad ($35 value), Charlie Sparks, Preston

•Full Color Happy Ad, in Fillmore County Journal ($35 value): Sharon Pederson, Cape Coral, Fla.

•Cash – Flora Grabau ($25 value): Kiel Anderson, Preston

•20” sq.JD quilted wall handing - Diane Johnson ($25 value): Darwin Smith, Preston

•Cash – Bluff Country Septic - Norm Craig ($25): Corey Hoffman, Chatfield

•Holiday wall hanging – Ann Sparks ($25 value): Craig Mensink, Preston

•Pork Gift Certificate good at Harmony, Preston or Rushford Foods– Gulbranson Farms ($25 value): Mark & Dee Seaquist, Preston

•Gift Certificate –The Club, Preston ($25 value): Duane Meyer, Wykoff

•4-corner apron – Mary Zimmerman ($25 value): Trudy Wendorf, Winthrop, Minn.

Caboose dedication set for August 16

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

A 1951 Milwaukee Road Caboose No. 02095 is the newest addition to the Preston Historical Society campus in Preston. A dedication of the caboose will be held on Saturday, August 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Trailhead Parking Lot Area, Corner of Center an ..... 
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Rep. Davids announces economic grant for City of Preston

Fri, Jun 6th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

ST. PAUL, Minn. – State Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) has learned that the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded a Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Program grant for the ..... 
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POET Biorefining – Preston hires new GM

Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

SIOUX FALLS, SD – POET Biorefining – Preston has announced Chris Hanson as the plant’s new general manager. Hanson previously worked at POET Biorefining – Preston as the technical manager and will now be responsible for overseeing the 46 mill ..... 
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National Trout Center has new program director

Thu, Mar 27th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

The Board of Directors of the National Trout Center has announced that they have selected Richard L. Enochs as the program coordinator for the 2014 season. Mr. Enochs lives in Winona, Minn. with his wife Nancy. Rich is a retired business professi ..... 
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Preston Area Community Foundation dinner, auction to be held March 24

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

The Preston Area Community Foundation will hold its 8th Annual Dinner, Auction & Celebration on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Branding Iron Supper Club in Preston, Minn. Social Hour will be hosted from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:30 ..... 
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Fillmore County Physical Therapy Ribbon Cutting

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Preston Chamber of Commerce members and City Administrator Joe Hoffman welcome Lisa Stensrud and her technician Kristina Ruud with a ribbon cutting at the Fillmore County Physical Therapy open house on December 12, 2013. Pictured from left to right a ..... 
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Preston Emergency Service receives grant from AgStar Fund for Rural America

Fri, Dec 13th, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

MANKATO, Minn. – The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, recently awarded a $2,500 grant to Preston Emergency Service through its annual Emergency Response Equipment (EMS) Grant Program. Pres ..... 
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Salvation Army Match

Fri, Dec 13th, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Help the Salvation Army bell ringing receive up to a $1000 match! Bell Ringing in Preston will be on Friday, December 20 from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. this year if you contribute your donation on that day in Preston every dollar that you donate will be ma ..... 
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