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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. โ€“ 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 City of Preston.

โ€œI commend the local and state officials who worked hard to secure this funding,โ€ Davids said. โ€œThis project will help create jobs while providing needed financial assistance to the City.โ€

The $350,000 grant will help create infrastructure in a new industrial park with two potential businesses, Bluff Country Manufacturing and JMS Agronomics, seeking to move or expand their current operations to this area.

Davids said this award will provide the necessary resources for continued economic growth and enhance employment in the community and surrounding area.

POET Biorefining โ€“ Preston hires new GM

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

SIOUX FALLS, SD โ€“ POET Biorefining โ€“ Preston has announced Chris Hanson as the plantโ€™s new general manager. Hanson previously worked at POET Biorefining โ€“ 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. โ€“ 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. โ€“ 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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Give to the Max Day: Presentation of award to Fillmore Central

Fri, Nov 29th, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Fillmore Central will again be the recipient of the challenge award between the Preston Area Community Foundation and the Spring Valley Community Foundation. The presentation will be on Tuesday, December 3 at the boys basketball game between Fillmo ..... 
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Fillmore SWCD receives dividend from Minnesota counties intergovernmental trust

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

Preston, Minn. โ€“ The Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) recently received a dividend check in the amount of $4,959.00 from Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT). MCIT is a member service organization that provides 81 ..... 
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