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2014 annual Trout Fishing Rendezvous


Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

The public is invited to join in on some fishing fun at the Preston Trailhead Park on Saturday, September 14. The National Trout Center and the Hiawatha Trout Unlimited Chapter are co-sponsoring the event which offers a variety of afternoon outdoor activities, ending with a Hog Roast Dinner in the evening.

Participate in a “One-Lure Catch & Release Fishing Contest” from 1-5 p.m. which takes place along Preston’s 9-Hole Fishing Course on the Root River. There is a $5 participation fee to enter. Contest rules can be obtained by emailing: info@nationaltroutcenter.org or by visiting: www.nationaltroutcenter.org.

Between 2-3 p.m. Professional Geologist, Jeff Broberg will lead an interpretive Geological Walk along the trail. Other proposed activities for the day include hands-on fly casting and fly tying demonstrations, an aquatic bug demonstration, and a kid’s coloring contest. Take part in an educational Habitat Hideout activity for all ages involving fly casting and discussion about fish habitat. Also learn how to tie key fishing knots at the Knot Practice station using mounted hooks and various thicknesses of rope.

The Hog Roast Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Meal includes a pork sandwich, salad/baked beans, chips, soda/water, and dessert. Adults: $10, Children under 12: $4.

It will be a fun-filled afternoon for all ages so come check us “trout.”
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“The greatest love that has ever been”

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, When the August 12 issue arrived, my first reaction was shock and then sadness to see this front page article. My first thoughts were: Have I ever seen a Christian marriage make the front page and if so, how long has it been? My ne ..... 
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Engagement - Smith ~ Nagel

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Jackie Crowson, Ken Smith and step-father Ross Abel, of Rochester Minn. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Elizabeth Smith to David Allen Nagel, son of Jim and Cheryl Nagel of Preston, Minn. The bride-to-be is a 2001 g ..... 
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Savor “Taste of the Trail” in Fountain, Harmony & Preston on September 21

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston 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 21, the towns of Fountain, Harmony and Preston are ..... 
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Robert (Bob) Eugene Linden

Thu, Sep 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Robert (Bob) Eugene Linden passed away on September 3, 2013 at Grand Meadow Healthcare Center. He was born on March 15, 1954 to Eugene and Gertrude (Lopez) Linden in Savanna, Ill. He graduated from Preston-Fountain High School in 1972. He worked f ..... 
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David M. Ryan

Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013
Posted in Preston Obituaries

The Memorial Mass for David M. Ryan, 66, of Stewartville, MN will be at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday (September 4, 2013) at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Stewartville, MN with Rev. John Wilmot officiating. Mr. Ryan died on Thursday (August 29, 2013 ..... 
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Fillmore Central prepared for new school year

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central School Board approved a couple of purchases at their regular meeting on August 27. Superintendent Richard Keith explained the five-year lease on the copy machine at the high school will expire in October. They h ..... 
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Preston discusses preliminary 2014 budget

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

By Karen Reisner A long discussion ensued at the Preston City Council’s August 21 meeting as to the specific details outlined in an early draft of the 2014 budget. Councilman Robert Maust peppered city administrator Joe Hoffman and city clerk S ..... 
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Engagement - Gatzke ~ Kinneberg

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Jon and Elizabeth Gatzke of Preston, Minn. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Gabrielle Lynn Gatzke, to John Francis Kinneberg, son of Sheldon and SueAnn Kinneberg of Preston. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Winona Sta ..... 
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