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  1. New Lanesboro Area Community Foundation beginning to support projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Republican-Leader

    While it often takes a new organization some time to "get their feet wet" to begin making progress, the new Lanesboro Area Community Foundation has hit the road running. In less than a year, the group that was created just 11 months ago is already making a dramatic impact on the community of Lanesboro.

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  2. History Alive! Lanesboro continues to celebrate long community historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    COURTESY OF JANE PECK Members of the board of directors for History Alive! Lanesboro include, from top to bottom, Enid Dunn, Jane Peck, Ted St. Mane, Steve Harris, Heidi Dybing and Blake Norby. COURTESY OF JANE PECK The contrast between the old and the new is a metaphor of what History Alive! Lanesboro does, said organizer Jane Peck.

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  3. Preston foundation hosting annual banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The Preston Area Community Foundation continues to play a vital part in the quality of life in and around the Preston and Fountain communities. According to its mission, the foundation serves the area by supporting programs and projects that improve the quality of life for the citizens and build a stronger community.

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  4. Preston foundation hosting annual banquet, welcomes humorist as guest speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The Preston Area Community Foundation continues to play a vital part in the quality of life in and around the Preston and Fountain communities. According to its mission, the foundation serves the area by supporting programs and projects that improve the quality of life for the citizens and build a stronger community.

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  5. Harold Priebe, 88, brother of Fountain manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    He farmed on the family farm before moving to Rochester in his late-20s. He served as the Olmsted County animal warden here for many years.

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  6. MPCA accepts Fountain's corrective action plan for wastewater violationsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    As Fountain continues to work towards compliance at the wastewater treatment plant, Richard Parr of WSB, the city's engineering firm, briefed the City Council on the status of the corrective action plan during the regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2. Parr related to the council the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has accepted the corrective action plan. He received a letter back from the MPCA with 12 questions needing to be clarified, but the most important point was that the plan was complete.

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  7. Joyce Wieseler, 76, sister of Fountain manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Joyce Marie Wieseler, 76, of Rochester, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Rochester after a three-week battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born on May 30, 1940, in Fountain to Clayton and Doris Bacon.

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  8. Betty Connelly, 87, of LanesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The couple farmed until moving to town in 1982. She worked at Rush Products for 11 years until retiring at 65. Throughout the years, she provided daycare for multiple families.

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  9. Tillman Fingerson, 77, of FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    He and his wife raised registered Holstein cattle. Together they operated Shir-Man Registered Holsteins.

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  10. Chatfield couple loses home to fire last ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    Gretchen mensinl Lovejoy/ Chatfield news The home of Richard and Marilyn Merrill, on River St. SW, burned on Thursday, Dec. 8. The Fountain Fire Department assisted the Chatfield department in fighting the fire. The house is a total loss.

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  11. Over $18,000 raised for Preston foundation on Give to the Max DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    Sally Gibson of Preston is shown with the Preston Area Community Foundation posters after donating to the organization at the F&M Community Bank on Thursday, Nov. 17, for Give to the Max Day. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the Preston Area Community Foundation participated for the fifth consecutive year in Give to the Max Day, Minnesota's annual great day of giving.

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  12. William Oehlke, 79, brother of Fountain womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    William Henry Oehlke, 79, of rural Stewartville, died at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, following a short illness. He was born on Nov. 6, 1937, on the family farm in Washington County, Minn., to William and Bessie Oehlke where he grew up.

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  13. Car club stops at history center during tour through bluff countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    MELISSA VANDER PLAS/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County History Center welcomed participants of the Ladyslipper Tour last Thursday afternoon. The tour features Model A Fords owned by people from Iowa, Wisconsin and north toward the Twin Cities.

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  14. Donna Ristau, 82, of PrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    Donna Mae Bender was born on June 23, 1934, in Spring Valley, the daughter of Bart and Beatrice Bender. After graduation, she went to work for Welke Studio and attorney Paul Cross for about two years.

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  15. Century farm designation honors Chatfield family's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Heidi and Scott Hanson hold the Century Farm sign they received to commemorate their farm's century anniversary. They stand on the hillside beside their home.

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  16. Thurber Building getting new steps, HVAC improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS The front steps of Chatfield's Thurber Building have been demolished and are in the process of being rebuilt. "This project has been coming our way for a while, as the bottom steps have been crumbling over the past few years," said Chatfield City Clerk Joel Young.

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  17. Dale Finseth, 89, of FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    He was born July 13, 1927, to Justin and Ida Finseth at the home on the farm in Carrollton Township near Fountain. He worked for area farmers until he started hauling cream three days a week at the age of 16. He and his twin brother, Dean, went into the military and were sent to Japan for a year in the occupation.

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  18. Fountain City Council approves bike program grantRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    On Thursday, Sept. 1, Gail Boyum of the Root River Trail Towns attended the regular Fountain City Council meeting, sharing information regarding the possibility of the city obtaining bikes to be loaned out to the citizens and visitors to Fountain.

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  19. Taste of the Trail ushers in fall seasonRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Republican-Leader

    A three-weekend event, which has become a fall tradition for communities located on the Root River Trail, will be held the second, third and fourth weekends in September. According to Wes Harding of the non-profit organization Root River Trail Towns, representatives from the nine communities have been busy making preparations for the upcoming events.

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  20. History center hosting special program to kick off funeral exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The Chatfield News

    GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/NEWS LEADER Herb Highum will speak at the Fillmore County History Center this Thursday, Aug. 25, about his years in the funeral business as a singer, an usher and a hearse driver. Highum's appearance is to mark the official opening of the museum's expanded funeral exhibit.

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