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Lanesboro royalty
Lanesboro High School’s Homecoming court. Royalty, from left, are Liam Dorn, Claire Peterson, Kyle Lawstuen, Bailey Gartner, Will Semmen, Rosie Jones, Zach Voeltz, Kelsey O’Koren, Matthew Luck, Alexis Jorgenson and McKenzie Hanson. In front, are crownbearers Cooper Hovland and Jewelanna Lidke. PHOTO BY KRISTI RUEN
Foregoing a grand opening, Martin and Kathleen Rinnhofer slowly eased into the new experience of being business owners. Their shop holds refurbished and reinvented furniture pieces for customers to enjoy and is located just to the right of Preston Foods in Preston. BRETTA GRABAU/REPUBLICAN-LEADER
Foregoing a grand opening, Martin and Kathleen Rinnhofer slowly eased into the new experience of being business owners. Their shop holds refurbished and reinvented furniture pieces for customers to enjoy and is located just to the right of Preston Foods in Preston. BRETTA GRABAU/REPUBLICAN-LEADER
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:58 AM

Every person reaches a point where he or she has to get rid of something, be it old clothes or old, worn-out furniture. Many times these items are given away, thrown away, abandoned or destroyed. Still, there are folks out there looking for exactly what someone may be wanting to get rid of and are willing to refurbish it.

  • Greater Than Minnesota program to strengthen  childcare options in Fillmore, Houston counties

    Tuesday, Sept. 16, saw a number of childcare providers, educational staff and others concerned about the subject of childcare gathering at the F&M Community Bank in Preston for a town hall meeting for Greater Than Minnesota. Participants came from both Fillmore and Houston counties to hear from First Children's Finance regional director Heidi Hagel Braid.

     
  • The Greenleafton wastewater treatment system is now ready to be built, thanks to a royal flush of motions passed by the Fillmore County board of commissioners during the Sept. 23 meeting.    

     
  • Volunteer makes story-time  an adventure for preschoolers

    Preschool-aged children in Lanesboro and Preston have looked forward to special, half-hour story-time sessions at the libraries in each city. For the past several years, Lanesboro resident Lynn Susag volunteered at the local libraries to conduct a fun and interactive story-telling opportunity for preschool children. Now, as school has resumed and fall is in the air, she is once again gearing up for a new series of story-time.

     
  • On Thursday, Sept. 18, Lanesboro resident Stena Leib attended the Lanesboro School Board meeting to inquire about art offerings for elementary students.

     
  • Enjoyable hobby turns  into a Preston business

    Every person reaches a point where he or she has to get rid of something, be it old clothes or old, worn-out furniture. Many times these items are given away, thrown away, abandoned or destroyed. Still, there are folks out there looking for exactly what someone may be wanting to get rid of and are willing to refurbish it.

     
  • New Relay for Life chairmen excited to kick off event planning

    “My first Relay I participated in was the 2009 Relay (For Life) in Decorah with my husband’s family because my mother-in-law was just diagnosed with esophageal cancer,” explained Kirchner. “We didn’t walk any years after, and last winter, Deb and I were talking at the gym and she mentioned that she had been asked if she would like to help organize the walk here in Chatfield. She asked if we would help, and of course we — my husband and I — said yes.”

     
  • In a society governed by many rules and regulations, one of the most important things to learn and become familiar with is a person's safety. In a nation with an advanced health care field, a person's health should also be a priority. Yet, many people may not necessarily know what to do or eat in many situations.

     
  • Lanesboro runner embraces challenge  to run Alaskan cross-country marathon

    Mike Gjere of Lanesboro ran on dirt trails riddled with obstacles like tree roots, mud bogs and ice cold water.

     
  • Mike Bubany, of David Drown Associates, addressed the Preston City Council on Monday night, Sept. 15, to review recommendations for the structure and sale of bonds for the industrial park project.

     
  • “Recently the city has been approached by a few residents requesting their alleys be improved or reconstructed,” Public Works Director Jim Bakken reported at the Monday, Sept. 15, Preston City Council meeting.

     
  • Lanesboro Thilos Club dedicates tree in Sylvan Park

    It's hard to see beautiful trees dying that have been somewhere for as long as one can remember. When this happens, one good way to prepare for removing those dying trees is to plant new ones to eventually take their place.

     
  • Over the past few years, Lanesboro has received a series of recognitions for being a vibrant arts and culture community, both nationally and internationally. Within the past few weeks, another opportunity presented itself for additional recognition.

     
  • Lanesboro Arts Center unveils new logo

    Every so often, businesses undergo a change in their logos and brands that identify it to residents and customers all over. This is the same with both big retail businesses and small organizations.

     
  • A meeting will be held at Good Earth Village outside of Spring Valley Wednesday, Sept. 24, on how area communities can prepare and respond to the potential impact of Destination Medical Center.

     
  • Minnesota state park and trail visitors will soon be seeing red and orange and yellow and countless other shades of autumn as the leaves and prairies grasses put on their annual show.

     
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