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Preston Area Community Foundation awards grants to the Preston Historical Society and Chamber of Commerce


Mon, May 28th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

Dwight Luhmann, Chair of the Preston Area Community Foundation, recently presented grants to Richard Petsch of the Preston Historical Society and Jon Haugan of the Preston Chamber of Commerce.

The Preston Historical Society was awarded $600 for the restoration of the windows in the 1951 Milwaukee railroad caboose which will be located near the Milwaukee elevator at the trailhead in Preston.

The Preston Chamber of Commerce was awarded $1,000 for the restoration of the two-headed, Preston booster car, which will be used to promote the City of Preston.

The Preston Area Community Foundation awards grants to local projects which is made possible by support received from individuals, corporations and foundations. These grants are used to further the mission of the Preston Foundation which is to serve the greater Preston area by supporting programs and projects that improve the quality of life and build a stronger community.

For more information about the Preston Area Foundation, contact Chair Dwight Luhmann at 507.765.3862 during the day or 507.765.3348 in the evenings.
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Preston looking at masonry fixes

Mon, May 28th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

The Preston City Council at their May 21 meeting discussed options to repair the retaining wall in front of city hall and the pedestrian ramp in the 100 West block of Fillmore Street. City Administrator Joe Hoffman explained there have been compla ..... 
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Thelma M. Kohn

Mon, May 21st, 2012
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Thelma M. Kohn, age 79, of Preston, died Friday, May 11, 2012, in Preston. Thelma was born May 29, 1932, in Holt Township, Fillmore Co., Minn., the daughter of Nelius E. and Randi M.(Johnson) Torgerson. She was a 1952 graduate of Preston Hi ..... 
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Chimney swift kiosk in Preston

Mon, May 14th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

Greg Munson, Rochester, explained project plans for a Chimney Swift Kiosk to the Preston City Council at their May 7 meeting. Munson said he has been involved with the Swifts in the area for about 12 years. The birds are in the area for a few months ..... 
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UMN designs promote Preston’s National Trout Center

Mon, May 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

Preliminary architectural designs of a proposed permanent home for the National Trout Center in Preston were presented to legislators last month and earned inclusion in the Senate’s current bonding bill for $1M. The designs were made possible thro ..... 
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Youth Beef Show to be held in Preston

Mon, May 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

From June 8-10, many people are going to gather at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Preston for the Youth Beef Show. Young people up to the age of 21 will be there to show their beef cattle and be part of a judging competition. According to org ..... 
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Thursday Family Night in Preston

Mon, May 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

The Preston area businesses are looking for musicians, dancers, and entertainers who would be willing to volunteer their time and talents for “Thursday Family Night in Preston.” We are looking for 15-30 minute segments of entertainment to be hel ..... 
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FREE Streamside culinary adventure

Mon, May 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston All

The National Trout Center in Preston, MN will host a free Streamside Culinary Adventure entitled “Wild Edible Plants and Trout”. The workshop takes place on Saturday, May 12 from 1pm-3pm in the city park at the Harmony-Preston Valley Trailhead, ..... 
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Marion Wentworth

Mon, May 7th, 2012
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Marion Wentworth, 84, of Preston, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at her home in Preston. Marion was born on January 13, 1928, in Fountain, Minnesota the daughter of Anton and Caroline (Anderson) Tangen. She attended country school, and gradua ..... 
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