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“Trout, Trails, & Treats!” in Preston


Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Preston Arts & Culture

Preston celebrates “Taste of the Trail” on Saturday, September 21 at the Trailhead Park in Preston. Guests can enjoy biking along our scenic trails and also test taste local foods. But “taste” also includes non-edible samplings, giving visitors a “taste” of what Preston has to offer and a “flavor” for what defines our community.

Here’s a sampling of activities taking place between 10a.m. – 3p.m.:

•10-11a.m. – Live music by Country/Pop/Gospel artist Ron Haugen

•Take a short in-town interpretive bike ride or walk with a Forestville State Park Naturalist who will discuss wildlife, plants, geology, & cold water trout habitat environment along the Root River State Bike Trail. 10a.m. – Bike Ride, 11a.m. – Walk, Noon – Bike Ride

•11-11:30a.m. – Raptor & Snake program by Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

11:30a.m. – 12:30p.m. – More live music by Ron Haugen

•12:30-1p.m. – Nanny Giggles & Uncle Chuckles program for kids of all ages. Nanny & Chuckles will also do face painting & make balloon creations for the kids during the day.

•1-1:30p.m. – Raptor & Snake program (repeat of morning program)

Additional activities include sampling local food products, take your photo with the Preston Trout Float, live alpaca exhibit, tractor display, Kid’s Health & Safety Day activities downtown, city wide garage sales, and the Preston Firemen’s Dance & Raffle held downtown in the evening.

There’s something for everyone, so check us “trout” in Preston – “Minnesota’s Trout Capital”.
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Preston to proceed with plans for Twenty-14 Project

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

Stantec engineer Brett Grabau explained at the public hearing for the Twenty-14 Project that the proposed project will involve about one-third of the city’s streets and underlying utilities. A resolution was adopted later during the September 3 ci ..... 
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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 ..... 
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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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