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Preston VFW Auxiliary inspected and schedules joint membership dinner with American Legion and VFW


Tue, Sep 8th, 2015
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Pictured (left to right): Dawn Ristau (local treasurer), GeGe Abraham (district treasurer), Geraldine Daley (local president), and Muriel Hanson (local secretary). Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Auxiliary #6893 of Preston was inspected at their September 1 meeting by First District Treasurer GeGe Abraham of Owatonna. Meetings for the remainder of 2015 will be at 7 p.m. on October 6, November 3, and December 1. Mark your calendars - the joint membership dinner of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars is scheduled for Saturday, October 17.

Preston resident has ties to Laura Ingalls Wilder

Mon, Aug 24th, 2015
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Traditions of Preston resident Howard McFarland has never read the Little House on the Prairie series, but he knows all of the stories. Starting at the age of four, he heard them firsthand sitting on the knee of Laura Ingalls Wilder herself, who was ..... 
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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation provides loan to the Driftless Fly Fishing Company

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) recently approved funding from its Small Enterprise Loan Fund to The Driftless Fly Fishing Company LLC (Driftless), an Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing guide service and supply store in Preston. Driftless ..... 
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55th Class reunion

Mon, Aug 3rd, 2015
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The Preston High School class of 1960 recently got together to celebrate their 55th reunion. Enjoying each other’s company were, seated left to right: Jeanette Larsen Schmidt, Jim Gebhard, Joyce Roelofs Collett, Linda Yaste Nierenhausen, Marcia M ..... 
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The PIEMAN passes his apron

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
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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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Children’s polka musician to perform at the Preston Public Library

Mon, Jun 29th, 2015
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Nationally known accordion player and children’s polka musician Mike Schneider (a.k.a. Uncle Mike) from Milwaukee, Wisc. will be performing his Pint Size Polkas program on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at the Preston Public Library starting at 2 p.m. S ..... 
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Trout Fishing Contest winners

Mon, Jun 8th, 2015
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The National Trout Center held it’s annual Trout Fishing Contest on May 16, as part of the Trout Days celebration in Preston, Minn. The weather cooperated completely and excellent fishing conditions were enjoyed. While there were fewer entrants ..... 
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Local bowling team wins state tournament

Mon, Jun 1st, 2015
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A league bowling team from B & B Olympic Bowl in Preston, Minn. rolled their way into the top spot in the Division 1 - five person Minnesota State USBC Women’s Tournament. The Rockin R Syrup team consists of Pam Ruen of Lanesboro, Minn., Kenda F ..... 
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Ribbon cutting set for “Equal Play” playground

Mon, Jun 1st, 2015
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The Preston Park Board invites the community to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new “Equal Play” accessible playground at the Preston Swimming Pool. The ceremony will be Monday, June 8, 2 p.m. at the Preston Swimming Pool. About the pl ..... 
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