Halloween is here, and many people have set up decorations to take part in the "fright." However, individuals and families are not the only ones contributing to the frightening season, schools are too.
“It’s ‘uninterrupted power supply,’ or UPS,” said Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen, speaking to the Fillmore County commissioners during the Tuesday, Oct. 28, county board meeting. Gap voltage was the focus of the discussion.
Anastasiya Khusnutdinova has liked foreign languages for years, but English has topped the list so far, and that helped her make the decision to become an exchange student.
Next Tuesday, on Election Day, those living in the Fillmore Central School District will be given an option to vote yes or no for a new referendum for the school. The last referendum passed nine years ago, and there is still one year left under that.
As Election Day 2014 nears, Preston, Fountain and Lanesboro area voters will see mainly incumbents and a few new candidates running unopposed for several offices. Lanesboro’s city council race is unique this year in that four candidates are vying for two seats.
Tuesday is Election Day and all over the country, American citizens will be heading to the polls to cast their votes for officials to represent them in all levels of government, from federal down to local.
Fillmore County voters will mark their preferences for nine county offices on Nov. 4, but only three of them are contested.
Rolling Hills Transit, a bus service providing public transportation to southeastern Minnesotans through Semcac, is offering half priced rides to and from polling locations on Nov. 4 for the general election.
When living in a small town, those who face challenges or illness can rely on a support system of friends and community members. Even a diagnosis of cancer can be faced with the support and friendship necessary to get the strength to fight.
Last week, several Preston residents and city officials journeyed to Little Falls to tour the veterans cemetery. They also made a few other stops to learn of how the completion of the cemetery will affect the Preston community and how services will be conducted once the new cemetery opens here.
Consultant Mike Bubany of David Drown Associates, Inc., opened the Monday, Oct. 20, Preston City Council meeting with good news on the recent bond sale.
On Sept. 29, 2013, Gov. Mark Dayton proclaimed the week of Oct. 19 through Oct. 25 as the first annual Manufacturers' Week.
In accordance with Education Minnesota weekend, the Lanesboro School Board met on Tuesday, Oct. 14, for its regular board meeting. Elementary Principal James Semmen and Dean of Students John Smith were present to report to the board.
The Lanesboro Legion Auxiliary hosted a public forum for candidates running for city council seats on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the St. Mane Theater. It was the first of its kind held in the community since 2002.
On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Preston Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Fall Expo at the Fillmore Central Elementary School in Preston from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.