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  1. Commissioners look at possible contract for solid waste coordinator, recycling educatorRead the original story

    Wednesday May 17 | Republican-Leader

    Fillmore County commissioners, during the Tuesday, May 9, meeting, delayed determining what kind of position they would like to have in place for the oversight of its solid waste recovery center even though the county has been lacking a solid waste coordinator since the end of last October. Matt Harter, of Harter's Quick Clean-Up, a waste hauler from La Crosse, spoke about the proposal he had for the county to provide a solid waste coordinator and recycling educator in a combined position so the county's waste oversight needs are being met.

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  2. Fountain police chief announces Bent Wrench burglary solvedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 10 | Republican-Leader

    During the Fountain City Council meeting on Wednesday, May 3, Police Chief Tom Mosher reported to the council of progress made on a couple of "cold" cases he has been dealing with in April. The most prominent one was the burglary of the Bent Wrench Bar last year.

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  3. Janet Klompenhower, 78, of PrestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Republican-Leader

    After graduating from high school, she worked for Dr. Mayo at Mayo Clinic. She worked various secretarial and bookkeeping jobs in the Preston area after the birth of her son, David.

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  4. Commissioners updated on progress of veterans home in Fillmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Chatfield News

    TCR/GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY Sam Smith of CEDA, Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, and Cathy Enerson, also of CEDA, present information regarding the effort to bring a veterans' home to Fillmore County during the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Fillmore County commissioners received an update on the progress of efforts to bring a state veterans home to the county during their meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Sam Smith, of Community and Economic Development Associates , who functions as the county's economic development director, fellow CEDA economic development director Cathy Enerson, and Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, brought forward their news and sought direction from the board on how to proceed in regards to garnering support for the project at the state Capitol.

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  5. Preston Council holds annual Board of Appeals and Equalization, updated on city hall projectsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Prior to its regular meeting on Monday, April 17, the Preston City Council held its annual Board of Appeal and Equalization, which provides an opportunity for local business owners and residents to address the council and Fillmore County property appraiser Brian Hoff about the assessed value of their property. The house rate for Preston increased by one dollar to $56 per square foot.

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  6. Commissioners discuss overflowing recycling collection sites within countyRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The Fillmore County commissioners simply cannot keep from talking trash they brought up more about it at the close of the Tuesday, April 11, County Board meeting. The board members discussed the matter of how to manage recycling bins placed throughout the county for rural residents' use after finding that the bins are overflowing and bits of refuse have been caught in the wind.

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  7. Commissioners updated on efforts to bring veterans home to Fillmore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    GRETCHEN MENSINK LOVEJOY/NEWS LEADER Sam Smith of CEDA, Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, and Cathy Enerson, also of CEDA, present information regarding the effort to bring a veterans' home to Fillmore County during the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Fillmore County commissioners received an update on the progress of efforts to bring a state veterans home to the county during their meeting on Tuesday, April 11. Sam Smith, of Community and Economic Development Associates , who functions as the county's economic development director, fellow CEDA economic development director Cathy Enerson and Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, brought forward their news and sought direction from the board on how to proceed in regards to garnering support for the project at the state Capitol.

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  8. Sheriff's office receives donation of ballistic shieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    SUBMITTED PHOTO The Daughters of the American Revolution donated four ballistic shields to the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office. From left, are Fillmore County deputy Jessy Betts, DAR members Bonnie Kottschade, Patty Arndt and Janel Kaster and Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase.

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  9. Fillmore County Deputies now carrying comfort quiltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    PAULA BARNESS/SPRING VALLEY TRIBUNE Mary Coleman and deputy Jessy Betts show off the sweet children's quilts, which have a stuffed animal attached for a charming touch. Always in search of a way to give back, friends Julie Jackson and Mary Coleman have once again brought their sewing talents and joy to the community.

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  10. Veterans home bill makes more progress in HouseRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The bill for a veterans home in Fillmore County was approved in the Minnesota House State Government Finance Committee Thursday, March 16. Rep. Greg Davids, R-Preston, and Fillmore County Veterans Service Officer Jason Marquardt went before the committee Thursday to present House File 79. The bill wasn't scheduled to be voted on until Friday, March 17, said Marquardt, but the committee chairperson requested a vote on Thursday and all agreed. "This is good news for Fillmore County as to date this is the farthest we have come on the project," said Marquardt.

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  11. Preston Economic Development Authority reviews steps, costs for veterans home site feasibility studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    COURTESY WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS In conversations at the state level, Preston Veterans Home Committee members and others involved were urged to take a good look at this veterans home facility in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Scrutinizing the continuing steps, details and costs of a site feasibility study for a potential Minnesota veterans home came again before the Preston Economic Development Authority during its Feb. 27 meeting.

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  12. Judy Thomas, 78, of Spring ValleyRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    She enjoyed canning, freezing, and cooking with the fresh vegetables she harvested. Judy was well known for her baked goods, especially her cinnamon rolls and cookies.

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  13. Flora Grabau, 88, of PrestonRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    She was born to Robert Lee and Flora Iva Thelma Tockey Anderson on June 29, 1928, in Balko, Okla., in the Oklahoma Panhandle. She went to school at the Pension Mountain Country School and later to Berryville High School.

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  14. Commissioners consider funding request from Historic Bluff Country organizationRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Robert Coe, chairman of Southeastern Minnesota Historic Bluff Country, Inc., approached the Fillmore County commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a request for an appropriation for Historic Bluff Country for 2017. The appropriation was left out of the list of appropriations approved by the board at the beginning of this year due to concerns the organization is not in good standing and also because no representative had come before the commissioners at the time the appropriations were being arranged.

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  15. Sheriff brings body camera proposal to County BoardRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Fillmore County Sheriff Tom Kaase presented information about body cameras during the Tuesday, Feb. 14, Fillmore County commissioners' meeting. He explained the Fillmore County Sheriff's Department has the opportunity to use one through a demonstration offered by Visual Labs as a means of determining whether to proceed with the purchase of cameras for its officers.

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  16. Ruth Garnatz, 87, of LanesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    She was born June 21, 1929, to August and Eldora Stender on a farm in Spring Valley Township, Fillmore County. She was a council member at Union Prairie Lutheran Church and active in many of the ladies groups.

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  17. Merton Jacobson, 80, once of Spring ValleyRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Merton "Mert" S. Jacobson, 80, once of Spring Valley, died Jan. 31, 2017, after a year-long courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 1, 1936, in Spring Valley to Herman and Mae Jacobson.

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  18. Council stays focused on future of PrestonRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    The Preston City Council members had their eyes focused on the future during their Monday, Feb. 6, meeting as they discussed future funding for several proposed projects within the city. Councilmember Robert Maust asked his fellow council members to consider funding options for the proposed veterans home and the Riverside Center project.

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  19. Highway department forced to restock salt, rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Chatfield News

    CHARLIE WARNER/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP CHARLIE WARNER/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP These two Fillmore County plow trucks stood at the ready last week, just waiting for the next shot of freezing rain or snow. The county crews have been kept very busy this winter, attempting to keep the roadways clear after rain and ice events.

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  20. Lyle Drinkall, 98, formerly of LanesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Republican-Leader

    Lyle Lloyd Drinkall, 98, formerly of Lanesboro, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Mary's Campus in Rochester. The couple farmed near Spring Valley, then Wykoff, moving to rural Lanesboro in 1956 where they established their dairy and beef farm.

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