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Support “The Cruise” in Preston


Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Preston Features

Area folks are encouraged to come out in support of the Ronald McDonald Cruise Ride on Sunday, July 28. Between 2 and 4pm, hundreds of motorcycles will line the streets around the courthouse square in Preston, Minn., all for the purpose of raising operational funds for the Rochester, Minn. Ronald McDonald House.

Welcome the riders, donate to their cause, listen to live music, and purchase a meal or treat from local businesses and other area fundraising organizations. Julia Claire Relay For Life Team: popcorn & freezies, Major Heroes Relay For Life Team: pulled pork sandwiches, St. Columban Catholic Church: water & root beer floats, Fillmore Central Baseball Team: variety of ice cream bars & frozen treats, National Trout Center: watermelon slices, Preston Fire Department: Hamburgers, chips, pop & water, LIONS: brats, chips, & water, Chic’s Pizza: pizza slices, Mercantile on Main: water & Gatorade, Preston Foods: strawberry shortcake. Play games for prizes at the Christ Lutheran Church youth booth. All groups have the option of adding a portion of their proceeds to the Cruise rider’s fundraising efforts.

Be sure to check out the live musical entertainment under the canopy in the east Courthouse parking lot. Guitar duo & vocalists Terry & Nan Lesser will perform classic favorites from 2-3pm, followed by the velvet voice of Country/Pop singer, Ron Haugen performing between 3-4pm.

A big “Thank You” goes out to everyone involved in the orchestration of this event. Your enthusiasm and dedication to the Preston community is applauded and appreciated.
Fillmore County Pork Producers
Hoffman Stables

Fillmore Central 2013-14 Pre-School Registration

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

Fillmore Central Community Education School Readiness registration is underway for parents wanting to enroll their child for the 3/4 or 4/5 fall pre-school sessions. Classes are scheduled to begin the week of September 9, 2013. The goal of school ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Madalyn Kay Thomas

Fri, Jul 12th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Madalyn Kay Thomas Joel and Amanda Thomas of Cresco, Iowa. are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Madalyn on June 25, 2013. She is 18 1/2 inches long and weighs 6 lbs. 8 oz. The happy grandparents are Jerry and Pam McCabe of Preston, Min ..... 
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Preston invites volunteers to help

Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

By Karen Reisner The Preston City Council at their July 1 meeting discussed the Comprehensive Plan Committee, the Ronald McDonald Charity Cruise, and Goose Flat Park. The city is looking for interested volunteers to serve. Councilmen David Harriso ..... 
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Preston native shares his U.S. Navy experience

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Features

By Mitchell Walbridge American heroes grow up and live right among us in our small towns of Fillmore County. Whether these special individuals are part of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard, all have certain qualities ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Abigail Christine Scheevel

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Abigail Christine Scheevel was born to Ryan and Christine Scheevel, of Moorhead, Minn., on May 2, 2013. She weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz. and was 19 inches long. Abigail’s grandparents are Gary and Jean Scheevel, of Preston, Minn.; and Dennis and Ruth H ..... 
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NTC Financial Woes Examined

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston All

The Preston City Council held a special meeting on June 25 to hear from representatives of the National Trout Center regarding their 2013 budget. Councilman David Collett was absent. Several members of the NTC board of directors were present. NTC ..... 
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Fillmore Central boys basketball finish second in Minnesota Invitational Tournament

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston Sports

Finished second in Minnesota Invitational Tournament in St. Cloud. Front: Nate Haugerud, Logan Corson, Dawson Schmidt Back: Coach Kyle Runquist, Colten Kraling, Matt Lutes, Brady Ristau, Josh Peters, Coach Carlisle Corson

Vroom! Vroom! “The Cruise” is Coming to Preston!

Fri, Jun 28th, 2013
Posted in Preston Arts & Culture

By Kathy Dahl Do you like motorcycles? Do you like lots of motorcycles that are all shapes, sizes, models, and colors? That’s good, because on Sunday, July 28, approximately 1,600 motorcycles will roll into Preston, Minn. during the 13th Annual R ..... 
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