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“Hot Reads for Cold Nights” at Preston Public Library


Mon, Jan 12th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Come in out of the cold and check-out a “Hot” read.

Preston Public Library invites adults to sign up for “Hot Reads for Cold Nights”.

This event begins Monday Jan. 5 and continues through March 14. Readers’ reviews will be posted on the bulletin board in the entryway. Participants may pick something from the library’s gift basket and put their name in for the weekly prize drawing (page-a-day Book Lover’s Calendar) every time they finish a book. Readers who write book reviews and read at least three books will be eligible for the grand prize drawing at the conclusion of the program.

Thursday, April 2, Laura MacKenzie will present an informative presentation on a variety of bellows-blown and mouth-blown bagpipes at 7 p.m.

Storytime for children six and under will be on Wednesdays, January 14 and 28, February 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22, May 13 and 27 at 10 a.m.

Check the Preston Public Library website or Facebook page for additional activities.

For more information, call 765-4511 or visit www.preston.lib.mn.us. Preston Public Library hours are as follows: Monday 10-5, Tuesday 2-8, Wednesday 10-8, Thursday 2-8, Friday 10-5, and Saturday 10-2.
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Preston’s Candlelight Ski & Chili Cook-Off

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

Let it snow, just in time for Preston’s annual Candlelight Ski & Chili Cook-Off event! Bundle up and come on down to the Trailhead Inn office on Saturday evening, January 17 to ski on the trail and to sample some wonderful chili contest entries. ..... 
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SEMCAC in Preston receives money from “Swipe Out Hunger”

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Preston Features

Merchants Bank’s “Swipe Out Hunger” Facebook giveaway has concluded with a donation of $136 to Semcac in Preston. Merchants Bank donated 5 cents each time a Merchants Bank credit card or debit card was used between November 28 and Decembe ..... 
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Juried High School Art Show opens January 10

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Preston Education

Lanesboro Arts will present the Annual Juried High School Art Show, showcasing work by 9-12th grade students from Chatfield, Fillmore Central, Lanesboro, and Rushford-Peterson High Schools. The show opens with a reception on Saturday, January 10 fro ..... 
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Mildred “Millie” Lillian Corson

Mon, Dec 29th, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Mildred “Millie” Lillian Corson, age 91, of Preston, Minn., passed away on December 19, 2014, at the Grand Meadow Care Center. Mildred was born August 18, 1923, to Adolph and Josie (Flattum) Davidson on a farm near Amherst, Fillmore Co. Sh ..... 
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2014, a busy year in Preston

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in Preston Government

The Preston city council at their December 15 meeting, the last in 2014, concluded its business for the year. City administrator Joe Hoffman maintained that this has been a very busy year with a number of different projects. The largest of these b ..... 
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Delvin W. Bunke

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Delvin W. Bunke, 85, of Preston, Minn. died Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Mayo Clinic - St. Mary’s Campus Delvin was a tolerant man of perseverance born a month before the great depression. He asked little of the world. He was a man of few w ..... 
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Holiday tradition continues in Preston

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in Preston All

Christmas brings families together in different ways. One local family is carrying on a tradition, as many families do, except this tradition has nothing to do with presents but rather, presence, as they host a meaningful community event. The Pre ..... 
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Virginia F. Milton

Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Virginia F. Milton, 86 of Austin, Minn., died at her home on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Virginia was born January 21, 1928 to Virgil and Jeanette (Maxson) Dotzenrod in Preston, Minn. She graduated from Austin High School and from the Austin Juni ..... 
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