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Boxcar rolls into Preston  
Boxcar rolls into Preston
10/14/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- A person could almost hear the ghost whistles of trains long gone as a crowd gathered to see a new addition at the Preston trailhead area Saturday morning.... View

 
Committee looks at groundwater issues in area
10/02/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- A group of legislators and citizens found a trip into a dark hole clearly illustrated problems with sinkholes in southeastern Minnesota as members of the LCCMR (the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources) toured southeastern Minnesota for two days earlier this month.... View

New career is growing on college student Bunge  
New career is growing on college student Bunge
09/02/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Not many people can turn a longtime hobby into a vocation. But that is exactly what Alison Bunge is in the process of doing. Tangible evidence of her dream can be easily seen in the Vintage Garden on Lanesboro's main drag, Parkway Avenue North.... View

Enerson to facilitate community development with Preston EDA  
Enerson to facilitate community development with Preston EDA
08/19/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Cathy Enerson is a go-getter; a person can tell that within minutes of meeting her. She now allocates some of that positive energy and outlook toward economic and community development in Preston, where she began work as the EDA (Economic Development Authority) director this summer.... View

Retired firemen see a sign of the times  
Retired firemen see a sign of the times
08/19/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- In the recent past, two stone signs denoting the town and a trout fisherman were placed at each entrance to Preston along Highway 52.... View

 
Eagle Bluff awarded grant for clean energy project
08/05/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- The Southeast Region Clean Energy Resource Team (CERT) has awarded Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center of rural Lanesboro a $5,000 grant for its clean energy project "Green Markets: Testing Distributed, Perennial Biomass Energy Systems in Southeastern Minnesota."... View

 
Shirt Factory brings shirts and much more to Lanesboro
07/10/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- There aren't many stores in a town with a population of 700-something that can boast an international staff. But that's exactly what the newly-opened Shirt Factory in Lanesboro has.... View

Ethanol tanker rollover raises  
Ethanol tanker rollover raises
07/10/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Things could have been much worse, but luckily no lives were lost or further damage occurred when an ethanol transport truck run by Cargo Transport Inc. rolled over and spilled ethanol at noon on Thursday, July 3.... View

Cities look at flood recovery and 'amazing' efforts  
Cities look at flood recovery and 'amazing' efforts
06/17/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Two area city councils on the South Branch Root River meet in regular session Monday evening, June 16. Updates on the flooding on starting one week earlier, on Sunday, June 8, came up at both meetings in Preston and Lanesboro.... View

South Branch Root proves flooding fury down the line  
South Branch Root proves flooding fury down the line
06/10/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Last weekend started on an ominous note Saturday and by the time Sunday had concluded, both Preston and Lanesboro - along with numerous other towns, cities, homes and sites through Fillmore County - had suffered flooding that equaled or was worse than the flood of 2000.... View

Mother surprised with trip to 'Oprah' from her daughter  
Mother surprised with trip to 'Oprah' from her daughter
06/05/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Not many daughters will try for more than three years to get the perfect Mother's Day gift for her mom. But that's exactly what Jennah Marzolf of Rochester did for her mother, Deneen Krohn of rural Lanesboro. And what Krohn had dreamed of - but thought impossible - was a trip to be in the Chicago s... View

Wenden Recovery Services opens new outreach in Preston  
Wenden Recovery Services opens new outreach in Preston
04/29/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Patience, patients and independence....... View

Having a 'dog's day' is delightful experience at Spoiled Rotten  
Having a 'dog's day' is delightful experience at Spoiled Rotten
04/24/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- If anyone has noticed that people coming out of Lanesboro's newest store are laughing, there's a good reason for the chuckles. David Klehr and Ross Trotterchaude, owners of the new shop Spoiled Rotten, have created a venue that is not only fun for humans to visit, but their dogs are also going to l... View

 
Hilltop Estates abatement project background
04/24/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- The new Chatfield elementary school approved in a referendum last fall is being constructed in the area adjacent to Highway 30/74 on a hillside annexed to the east side of the city. Eventually, developer Geoff Griffin's plans call for over 300 homes reaching from that highway down the hill to Highw... View

 
Lanesboro Board sends memorial to Lakeview; approves facility audit
03/27/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Lanesboro High School Principal Brett Clarke spoke with the School Board on a variety of topics during the board meeting March 20.... View

Waiting in the wings: Abell retires from long career as NWA flight attendant  
Waiting in the wings: Abell retires from long career as NWA flight attendant
02/12/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- There aren't many people anymore who can say that they have spent 41 years with the same company. Or that they have walked back and forth to Europe and Asia - and many places in between - more times than they can count. And that they have experienced 10 uniform changes and about four generations of... View

 
Good Sam closing brings packed house to air concerns to Preston Council
01/31/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- The Preston City Council, meeting Tuesday, Jan. 22, heard concerns from residents ? who filled chamber seating to capacity ? about the closure in March 2008 of the Good Samaritan Society nursing home.   ... View

 
County chooses Bonestroo for hazard mitigation plan
01/22/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Meeting Jan. 22, the Fillmore County Commissioners voted to hire the Bonestroo firm of Rochester to do the county's hazard mitigation plan, which is expected to be completed by August.... View

Spring Valley woman's cardinal collection keeps growing  
Spring Valley woman's cardinal collection keeps growing
01/08/2008

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Carolyn Shipton received this hand-painted saw blade from her brother, Ron. ... View

 
Council passes on low bid for Preston audit
12/18/2007

Republican-Leader / STPNS
Preston, Minnesota (STPNS)- Preston City Council members voted unanimously at the Dec. 4 meeting to award the 2008 city audit to the firm of Smith Schafer & Associates of Rochester, turning down a lower bid from Preston certified public accountant Pam Ristau.... View