"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Friday, August 29th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 5:25:09, Aug 27th 2014 - hawkeyejay - Hank, I wouldn't bet your pension or SS check on ACA being cast in stone ... [Read More]
- 5:10:18, Aug 27th 2014 - hawkeyejay - Just like Yvonne to trot out the " Republican War On Women" routine. I g ... [Read More]
- 7:33:35, Aug 27th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - wtf, why did you make that comment on a story regarding high school ... [Read More]
- 11:00:14, Aug 25th 2014 - wtf - Your article on Preston fastpitch wins big. The under 15 age takes 2nd.. There ... [Read More]
- 8:52:32, Aug 25th 2014 - Rae - I wish that you had included Stab from TJ's Liquor in your article. Stab has b ... [Read More]
- 10:32:36, Aug 22nd 2014 - Mad Mike - Doc, how do you get any truth or facts with the current set up that this ... [Read More]
- 9:31:25, Aug 22nd 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - doc, You mentioned that "Republicans want the truth, they just ... [Read More]
- 8:00:02, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Republicans want the truth, they just don't like facts. ... [Read More]
- 7:58:04, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Gas prices were $4.25 the last summer that GWB was in office. ... [Read More]
- 4:40:55, Aug 19th 2014 - dave - Gas prices were $1.79 a gallon when GWB left office ... [Read More]
Fri, Apr 18th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Mary Irene Frank, 45, of Minneapolis, formerly of Preston, died of health complications April 14, 2003 at her home.
Born Sept. 4, 1957, in Rochester, the daughter of Mavis and Lyle Frank, she attended Preston public schools, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and William Mitchell Law School. She was a court advocate for the Hennepin County district attorney and a social worker in Blue Earth County. Beginning as a domestic abuse project volunteer, she became crisis intervention program coordinator training the police, community groups, judges and mental-health professionals and became legal advocacy program director for the domestic abuse project. An active Native American advocate, her tribal name was Wawokiyaw. She was an election judge, an active member of the American Diabetes Association and was involved with Oasis in Golden Valley, Minn. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling, reading, pets and volunteering. Survivors include her parents, Mavis Lentz Frank and Lyle Frank of Preston; two sisters, LaDonna (Jack) Kranz of St. Charles and Carolyn Frank of Olympia, Wash.; and three brothers, Noel (Noel) Frank of Owatonna, Carlton (Gina) of Albert Lea and Chris (Tracy) of Custer, S.D. A memorial service was April 18, 2003 at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, with the Revs. Jennifer Graf and James Rushton co-officiating. The body has been cremated. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.