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  1. Bells toll at history center, marking 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Chatfield News

    Vietnam veteran Ken Stager of Preston had the honor of ringing the schoolhouse bell at the Fillmore County History Center last Thursday, commemorating April 9 as the 150th anniversary of the official end of the Civil War. BRETTA GRABAU/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWS GROUP A lot can happen in 150 years.

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  2. New commissioner sworn in, agreement for shared Extension officer continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Chatfield News

    Third Judicial District Judge Matt Opat administers the oath of office to Mitch Lentz, the county's new District 1 commissioner, on Tuesday, April 7. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP Fillmore County First District Commissioner Mitch Lentz was sworn in by Third Judicial District Judge Matt Opat at the opening of the Tuesday, April 7, Fillmore County commissioners' meeting. Following his oath of office, board chairman Duane Bakke addressed the entire board and Lentz, saying, "Welcome everybodyit's nice to have a full table again.

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  3. Lentz new county commissioner in District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Chatfield News

    Mitch Lentz was declared winner in a tight three-person race for District 1 Fillmore County commissioner and was to be sworn into office Tuesday, April 7. The special election was held to fill a seat left vacant when former District 1 Commissioner Tom Kaase was elected sheriff in November, forcing him to resign as commissioner at the beginning of the year when he took his new office. The term for Lentz will run until the end of 2016.

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  4. Highway 63 repair one of 290 MnDOT road construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Chatfield News

    Road construction season is set to begin, although Bluff Country won't have as much activity this summer as it has had the past couple years. The exception is a major project on Highway 63 south of Spring Valley.

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  5. Chatfield City Council fields myriad of items during March 23 meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Chatfield News

    Fillmore County District 1 commissioner write-in candidate Mitch Lentz introduces himself to Chatfield's city council during the March 23 meeting. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/CHATFIELD NEWS Relay for Life organizers Wendy Kirchner and Deb Jorgenson update the council on arrangements for the all-night fundraising event set for July 10 in Chatfield's City Park.

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  6. Spring Valley man arrested after pursuit, search by officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Republican-Leader

    Officers apprehended a 43-year-old Spring Valley man during a search of a wooded area west of Spring Valley after the suspect fled a Fillmore County deputy who tried to stop his At approximately 7:57 p.m. Friday, a Fillmore County deputy conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation at East Grant Street and North Section Avenue in the city of Spring Valley. As the deputy approached the suspect's vehicle, the driver of the vehicle drove off at a high rate of speed, according to Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase.

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  7. Three candidates seeking vacant Fillmore County commissioner seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Chatfield News

    Three candidates - Michael Holzer of Wykoff, Mitch Lentz of rural Spring Valley, and Karen Reisner of rural Chatfield - are seeking the position of Fillmore County commissioner in District 1. Lentz is a write-in candidate while the other two will be listed on the ballot. The three are seeking the seat vacated by Tom Kaase when he was sworn in as Fillmore County sheriff.

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  8. Trysten Churchill, infant son of Harmony coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    Trysten James Churchill, infant son of Holland M. Lidke and Barrett J. Churchill, and sister of Jeweleanna, died peacefully after a short battle with complications after birth on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in the arms of his loving family at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

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  9. Erwin Tart, 85, of Spring ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    He was born at home in Forestville Township, Fillmore County on Dec. 23, 1929, to Francis and Olive Tart. He was united in marriage to Marie Joslin on Nov. 28, 1959, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Spring Valley.

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  10. Raymond Schmidt, 87, of FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    He was born May 31, 1927, on the family farm in rural Fountain, the son of William and Lottie Schmidt. The couple made their home in the country school that he had attended which was moved to the family farm.

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  11. Voters get chance to meet District 1 candidate Mitch LentzRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Chatfield News

    Write-in candidate for Fillmore County District 1 commissioner Mitch Lentz answers questions about how he would handle his responsibilities if elected. His appearance at the library was organized by potential constituents, including Eva Barr of rural Wykoff.

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  12. Emergency responders hold cold water training in ChatfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Chatfield News

    Spring Valley firefighters Todd Jones and Dennis Yoder wait their turn to practice cold water rescue techniques during a drill hosted by Chatfield's fire department last Monday, Feb. 16. GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPERS Firefighters from Chatfield and Spring Valley, as well as four Fillmore County deputies, took turns being "victim" and "rescuer" in a cold water rescue drill organized by Chatfield's fire department. Instructor Sam Jaquith, of Riverland Community College, standing, assists and explains what they should be doing in order to successfully rescue one another.

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  13. Speaker of the House makes visit to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Chatfield News

    Following Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt's tour through District 28B Friday morning, Rep. Greg Davids took him to Big Bob's cafe in Spring Valley where he had the daily special of a barbecue sandwich and macaroni salad lunch. The cuisine isn't what they might see in St. Paul when the Legislature is in session, but that is partially the reason Daudt made the trip to southeastern Minnesota. 1 comment

  14. Candidate announces run for Fillmore County commissioner seat in District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Chatfield News

    Mitch Lentz of rural Spring Valley has announced he is running as a write-in candidate for the position, which was vacated by Tom Kaase when he was sworn in as Fillmore County sheriff. A special election will take place Tuesday, March 31. "I have always enjoyed being active and involved in the community where I live," said Lentz when asked about his decision to run.

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  15. James Doherty, 61, of Spring ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    He was a 1971 graduate from Preston High School. While in high school, he was active in 4-H and FFA.

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  16. Area foundations reap the rewards of Give to the MaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    Members of the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation and the Preston Area Community Foundation collected their Give to the Max Challenges prizes last Monday during the Fillmore Central versus Kingsland boys basketball game. In front, from left, are Mitch Lentz, Scott Rustad, Will Mensink and Sally Gibson.

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  17. Wilbur Eickhoff, 86, formerly of WykoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    His parents moved to Wykoff. There he graduated from the Wykoff Public High School and got his first job working for Vehrenkamp Hardware.

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  18. Skiing, chili prove to be a great combination for Preston eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Republican-Leader

    At a time when snow and frigid temperatures are often expected, many people prefer staying indoors rather than being outside in the winter weather. The Preston Candlelight Ski and Chili Cook-Off event caters to both types of people, held every January for the past several years and entertains between 50 to 75 people at each event.

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  19. Eleanor Scheevel, 97, of Spring ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Republican-Leader

    Eleanor M. Scheevel, 97, of Spring Valley, formerly of the Greenleafton area, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, at the Spring Valley Care Center. She was born on Jan. 25, 1917 in Carimona Township, Fillmore County, the daughter of Gerrit H. and Gertie Testroete.

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  20. Two people file for District 1 Fillmore County commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Chatfield News

    Two people - Michael Holzer of Wykoff and Karen Reisner of rural Chatfield - filed for the District 1 Fillmore County commissioner seat prior to last Tuesday's deadline. That means there will be no primary election and the two will face off on Tuesday, March 31, in a special general election to serve the remainder of the term for the position now held by Tom Kaase.

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