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The American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett from Georgia addressed the Preston American Legion Post and other guest post members as a part of his tour of Minnesota on Thursday, Feb. 4. BRETTA GRABAU/NEWS LEADER
The American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett from Georgia addressed the Preston American Legion Post and other guest post members as a part of his tour of Minnesota on Thursday, Feb. 4. BRETTA GRABAU/NEWS LEADER
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Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:05 AM
The American Legion's national commander, Dale Barnett from Douglasville, Ga., stopped in Preston on Thursday, Feb. 4, during a tour of Minnesota and its Legion posts. 

  • The Fillmore County board listened to a presentation by Peter Lindstrom during the Tuesday, Feb. 9, board meeting. Lindstrom serves as the local government outreach coordinator for the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERT) from the University of Minnesota. 

  • Fillmore County employees  recognized for years of service
    Fillmore County’s board of commissioners recognized the years of service contributed to the county’s operations by its employees during a special reception held following the Tuesday, Feb. 9, board meeting. 

  • Zoning administrator welcomes new role
    There may be a new administrator in the Fillmore County Zoning office, but the person offering help is certainly familiar. After a dozen years as the office support specialist and assistant there, Cristal Adkins of Mabel was promoted to the top position in December.

  • The Fountain City Council met on Thursday, Feb. 4, and discussed a proposal regarding a recycle pump improvement at the wastewater treatment plant. 

  • Several area residents braved the thick fog that settled into the area on Monday, Feb. 1, to address the Preston City Council in regards to the city’s green belt requirements within the manufactured home park ordinance.

  • City Administrator Joe Hoffman provided the Preston council with a preliminary budget for the rehabilitation of the Dairy and Farm building during its meeting on Monday, Feb. 1.

  • Lanesboro students meet former President Bill Clinton
    It's a once in a lifetime experience to meet and shake the hand of a former United States president. Lanesboro students Cade and Coy Pederson recently had the opportunity and the experience as they snuck in a picture with former President Bill Clinton when he visited Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, on Thursday, Jan. 28.

  • Fillmore Community Advocacy presses  on in fight to prevent domestic violence
    Domestic violence is everywhere, whether one would recognize its existence or not. Some organizations make it their business to advocate against it. Anne Detlefsen at Fillmore Community Advocacy is one of them. However, one of the ongoing problems Detlefsen and her organization continue to deal with is the issue of obtaining enough funding to continue with their work.

  • Austrian foreign exchange student excited to experience new things
    Life is full of new opportunities and for Martin Ahamer, a Fillmore Central Austrian foreign exchange student, life is about continuing to learn new things. 

  • National commander supports  continued mentorships with youth
    The American Legion's national commander, Dale Barnett from Douglasville, Ga., stopped in Preston on Thursday, Feb. 4, during a tour of Minnesota and its Legion posts. 

  • In less than a month, persons who are customers of Tri-County Electric Cooperative based in Rushford and Hawkeye REC of Cresco, Iowa, will be asked to vote to combine the two organizations. Every member of the two electrical cooperatives will be mailed a ballot in March concerning the proposed consolidation.  

  • Theft, fraud charges filed against  former Historic Bluff Country director
    Historic Bluff Country, Inc., is once again experiencing a financial setback after discovering a former director allegedly took money from the organization. Charges have been filed in Fillmore County District Court against Trisha Ann Parrish of Rushford. She faces felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $10,500 from the organization she was entrusted to lead.

  • Sideways snow didn’t stop Fillmore County’s commissioners from convening for the Feb. 2 county board meeting, though the legislative priorities portion of the meeting was postponed due to the weather. Rep. Greg Davids and Sen. Jeremy Miller had been invited to hear the county’s wish list for the coming year, but they will attend a future meeting to take care of that piece of business.

  • The Lanesboro City Council members heard more about the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) from its president, Tim Penny, during its meeting on Monday evening, Feb. 1.

  • Minnesota Twins inspire Fillmore  Central students during caravan visit

    Students at Fillmore Central Elementary School in Preston excitedly welcomed Minnesota Twins pitchers Kyle Gibson and Glen Perkins, announcers Kris Atteberry and Bert Blyleven and the team's mascot, T.C., to their school on Wednesday, Jan. 27, as a part of the Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan.

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