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Two “Trout Days” fishing contests


Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Celebrate ”Preston Trout Days” by participating in two separate fishing contests sponsored by the National Trout Center located in Preston, Minn. May 16-18 are the 2014 dates for Preston’s annual “Trout Days” celebration. Visit www.trout days.com for a complete schedule of events.

The 28th Annual Preston Trout Days Fishing Contest will take place on Saturday, May 17. There is a $10 entry fee and pre-registration is available May 15 & 16 at the National Trout Center, or register the morning of the 17 between 8-10 a.m. The contest runs from 10 a.m. -5 p.m. on Saturday and contestants may fish their favorite local fishing spot. Trout will be measured by weight only. Cash and drawing prizes will be awarded.

The National Trout Center is sponsoring a second contest on Sunday, May 18 featuring Preston’s 9-Hole Fishing Course on the Root River in Preston. The “Last Chance Fishing Contest” runs from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and there are no registration fees to participate. Teams of two are encouraged and pre-registration dates are May 15–17 at the trout center. Teams will fish their assigned holes on the course for 20 minutes with 10 minutes allocated to move to the next hole. Prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m.

To participate in either contest contact the National Trout Center located at 120 St. Anthony Street, Preston, Minnesota. You may also call 507-867-8801 or email: info@nationaltroutcenter.org for more information. Visit: www.nationaltroutcenter.org for a complete set of contest rules.

Laurie Marie Every

Tue, Apr 29th, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Laurie Marie Every, age 53, formerly of Preston, Minn. and Harmony, Minn., died Wednesday morning, April 23, 2014, at the Gunderson Harmony Care Center. Laurie was born September 19, 1960, in Harmony the daughter of Chuck and Emma (Hellem) Every. ..... 
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Preston’s new industrial park to go forward

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Government

Mike Bubany, David Drown and Associates, presented information related to the plan for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District 8 at the Preston City Council’s April 21 meeting. Three public hearings were held related to the industrial park, includi ..... 
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Preston Historical Society announces tractor ride dates

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Agriculture

The Preston Historical Society has set Saturday and Sunday, September 13 and 14 for a two-day autumn tractor ride through the scenic Bluff Country of southeast Minnesota. The round-about ride will begin and end each day at the Fillmore County Fairgr ..... 
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Fillmore Central to upgrade parking lots

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Education

The parking lots at both the high school in Harmony and the elementary school in Preston will soon be completely renovated. During the school board meeting on April 22, board member Craig Britton showed the board a diagram of the Preston site with th ..... 
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“I Love to Read” program a Big Success for Kids in Fillmore Central and Lanesboro Schools

Fri, Apr 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Education

Fillmore Central Community Education, Fillmore Central Schools, Lanesboro Schools, and area businesses partnered up to encourage a reading program for kids in our area. The “I Love to Read” program was introduced this past February during “I L ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Levi David Wingert

Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Big sisters Annakate and Arianna and big brother Nathaniel welcome home baby brother Levi David Wingert. Levi was born March 6, 2014 weighing 7 lbs. and measuring 20 inches in length. Proud parents are Steve and Hannah Wingert of Preston, Minn. Grand ..... 
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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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MILC program extended and start month revisions

Fri, Apr 18th, 2014
Posted in Preston Agriculture

PRESTON, Minn. - Tammy Martin, County Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Fillmore County announced that the 2014 Farm Bill extended the MILC program until September 1, 2014, or until the date on which the new Dairy Margin Protecti ..... 
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