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Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 2:54:11, Oct 21st 2014 - Vote NO - I don't understand the rationale behind spending $38M on a school for a dis ... [Read More]
- 1:51:24, Oct 21st 2014 - ivoteyes - Ms. Machutt, please do not speak on behalf of the entire community by sayi ... [Read More]
- 1:13:23, Oct 21st 2014 - truth - And I am sure you will be all for footing the bill to put a band-aid (10 mill ... [Read More]
- 12:21:32, Oct 21st 2014 - Anthony's Wood-Fired Pizza - Thank you for the article Karen! We did in fact find a ... [Read More]
- 11:15:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Let's hear them - I would like to know what Kim and mike suggest we do to address t ... [Read More]
- 9:49:05, Oct 21st 2014 - Tom Kaase-Fillmore County Commissioner, 1st District - I appreciate and recognize how ... [Read More]
- 9:33:44, Oct 21st 2014 - Hi - The Newell school district has 108 kids 9-12 and 361 kids pre-k through 12. No ... [Read More]
- 8:51:06, Oct 21st 2014 - apples/oranges - How can you use the dollar figure from your remodel at Newell as a g ... [Read More]
- 8:39:23, Oct 21st 2014 - truth - So if the referrendum fails then what are your plans? Are we going to try to ... [Read More]
- 8:27:06, Oct 21st 2014 - rippedoffinNewell - Newell, SD school district residents spent 2.8 million on a parti ... [Read More]
Fri, Oct 18th, 2002
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Neil J. Byers, 76, of West Salem, Wis., formerly of Preston, died Oct. 14, 2002 at Lakeview Center Nursing Home in West Salem.
He was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Preston, grew up there and graduated from Preston High School in 1942. From Jan. 25, 1944, to July 18, 1946, he served with an anti-tank company in the Marines. He served in the South Pacific, including at Okinawa, and achieved the rank of private first class. After his discharge, he returned to Minnesota and studied journalism at Mankato State College and Winona State University. He was married and later divorced. He is survived by an uncle. The funeral for Neil J. Byers was Oct. 18, 2002 at Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston, with the Rev. Carolyn Westlake officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston with military graveside rites by the Preston VFW and American Legion posts.