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What Veterans Day means to veterans By Barb Jeffers

Veterans Day may conjure up images of the flag of the United States of America blowing in the wind, courageous soldiers in their uniforms, and the faces of those we have lost. It should also make every citizen feel a sense of pride and remembrance. But what does Veterans Day mean to Veterans? Veterans Day must take on an entirely different meaning for those who have served in any branch of the armed services for our country. The following soldiers were gracious enough to share with us their thoughts and feelings about Veterans Day. Adam Knoepke Adam Knoepke, originally from Preston, Minn., served

ily with several 15 years active members having in the United served, including States Army. His Adam’s Grandrank of Sergeant father, Lavern First Class is a Knoepke, who credit to Knoepis a Korean War ke’s outstanding Veteran, and service. Adam his brother Ben recently transamong others ferred to the who have enlistArmy National ed. Adam has a Guard where he family at home will spend his who waits for next four years him when he is until he retires away including from service. his wife, Nicole, The last four Jake Fournier Adam Knoepke and sons Caden months Mr. (3), and Carson Knoepke spent among other duties. in Afghanistan as a civilian When asked why he made (5 months). Adam recently contractor performing various the decision to enlist Adam stat- began employment with the jobs. Having been the Secu- ed, “It was something I always Federal Bureau of Prisons as a rity Director at Bagram Air wanted to do.” Serving their Correctional Officer and sees Force Base, Adam has provided country runs in Adam’s fam- himself working there until retirement. personal security and escorts,

Preston Overlook good for another 75 years By K aren R eisner

The historic Preston Overlook has undergone a thorough makeover. Over the last three months, 75 years of time and weather has been erased. The Preston Overlook was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. It is a 1.8 acre property and serves as a wayside rest and a scenic overlook. If you look carefully at a picture that was taken shortly after it was originally constructed in 1937-1938 and compare it with a picture after reconstruction, you will see the most obvious difference. The young Oak tree centrally located on the flag-

stone walk was there when it was first constructed and stands tall, strong, 75 years older and much more majestic today. The beginnings of the restoration of the overlook began several years ago with the effort to raise the funds to do the restoration. Kathryn McFadden is a licensed landscape architect and the Historic Properties Program manager with MnDot. Her office, with the help of the historic scenic highway group, successfully applied for a federal Scenic Byways grant. The Preston project was one of five projects that benefited when the Minnesota Scenic Byways Program received more than $2.3 million through the Fed-

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eral Highway Administration. The amount awarded for the Preston project was $787,516. MnDot’s District 6 is to provide 20 percent matching funds. The final number as to the actual cost has not been tallied at this point. McFadden was quoted in MnDot Newsline after the Scenic Byways grant was awarded saying, “Historic properties can easily be lost if not properly restored. We could never build this site again. Now it’s going to be saved.” She was referring to the Preston Overlook restoration. The restoration began in See OVERLOOK Page 8 

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When asked what Veterans Day means to him Adam answered, “It is a remembrance of everyone who serves,” and, “To think about their families, past and present, who have someone serving.” Veterans Day means to recognize the “freedoms we enjoy here,” Adam stated. He then added, “It makes you appreciate where you live.” Jake Fournier Jake Fournier, of Lanesboro, Minn., enlisted in the United States Marines at the age of 17. At the age of 18 he began life as a soldier. While in Afghanistan Jake’s primary job was as a Mortar man in the Infantry. At the age of 24, Jake has risen to the rank of Corporal. Jake is




eve of Tuesday, October 30th. At this cooking contest, there were 60 recipes entered into In Fillmore County, potlucks nine categories. With a total break up the monotony of a of five judges taste-testing nine daily lunch break. Whether categories, this was an enorit’s a slow-cooking crockpot mous task. We will definitely masterpiece, or a casserole dish be looking for more judges for full of an odd combination of next year’s competition. deliciousness, all of the best Upon the conclusion of tasterecipes come out of the wood- testing, the judges tallied their works during these moments scores to determine the top in which we choose to feed a three winners in each category. crowd. The challenge for all of the And, the Fillmore County judges was that all of the food Journal, Harmony Foods, Pres- was superb. The judges were ton Foods and Rushford Foods Sheena Suckow, Gabby Gatzke, have sponsored a cooking con- Kim Sapp, Mitchell Walbridge test for three consecutive years. and myself. This latest competion was See COOKING Page 2  held at Harmony Foods on the By Jason Sethre

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United States Marines Corps have instilled in him Jake replied Continued from Page 1 “discipline” and “patience.” He currently inactive and will be then commented that being in ending his term of service in the Marines has made him “a more well-rounded person” and October of 2013. When asked what traits the it “opened his eyes to a lot of



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As a matter of fact, the days after the competition, Journal staff cited specific recipes they have to try for the next potluck or Thanksgiving. The top three finishers in each of the nine categories received a combined total of $765 in gift cards to use

at Harmony Foods, Preston Foods and Rushford Foods -all donated by the three very generous participating grocery stores. First place finishers received $50 gift cards, second place yielded $25 gift cards, and third place walked away with $10 gift cards. Winners will be announced along with their award winning recipes in the “2012 Tasty

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things.” Jake and his girlfriend, Laura Wiechmann, have a one year old son named Gunner. Jake is currently working for the City of Lanesboro. He had worked for the city in the past, and

when he returned home he was grateful to be able to regain his employment there. For Jake Fournier Veterans Day means, “Honoring those before me and after me,” he said.

On Veterans Day, and every day, soldiers should be given the honor and gratitude they deserve for the service they have given, are currently giving, or will give in the future.

Temptations” cookbook debuting on Monday, November 19, 2012. We know that all of our cooks put a lot of work into the wonderful food they prepared, and our judges appreciated being a part of this event. And, what makes this com-

petition even more interesting is that all of the winning recipes are shared in an annual cookbook just in time for Thanksgiving. On Monday, November 19, 2012, a cookbook appropriately titled “2012 Tasty Temptations,” will arrive in mailboxes

within the Fillmore County Journal. This cookbook will be full of over 90 recipes credited to the “Best Cooks of Bluff Country.” In total, over 12,000 copies of “2012 Tasty Temptations”

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I would like to go to a home where someone will teach me how to play ball, attend regular baseball games so I can catch the ball when someone misses it and hang out below the bleachers so I pick all the cotton candy, popcorn and hot dogs that fall to the ground when everyone gets up and cheers. Hehe. I’m very smart. I will be loyal and wipe your tears away if you loose the game. I can be the best pal you ever had. Adopt me! If you are interested in adopting or have questions on a pet, please feel free to call us at 563-745-8627. Noah’s Bark, Inc. is located at: 3874 Co Rd W 20, Decorah, Iowa 52101 IA Phone: 563-745-8627 Email:

See COOKING Page 25  The Preston VFW/American Legion, Harmony American Legion, The Preston & Harmony Auxiliaries and The Preston Sons of the American Legion will be holding Veterans Day programs on Monday, November 12TH, 2012 The Programs will begin at 10am at the Fillmore Central High School gym in Harmony. The program will continue at the Fillmore Central Elementary School in Preston at 1:30pm. All veterans, auxiliary members, active duty/reserve members and the public are encouraged to attend.

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C ommentary Thoughts about tomorrow’s election By Yvonne Nyenhuis The election has been upstaged by “Sandy.” The devastation reminds us that there is a power greater than ours, and that we have limited control of our destiny. For those who have lost their homes to wind, fire Yvonne and flood, Nyenhuis voting must seem inconsequential. Yet, elections matter. If Al Gore had won in 2001 we would not have invaded Iraq. Tomorrow, the curtain will be pulled back revealing what our fate will be for the next four years. Either the sure footed donkey will continue to lead or after a two year painful gestation an elephant will be born. (As

close as this election purports to be we might end up with John Boehner as President.) While Mitt Romney has been free to campaign the last two years, president Obama has had his “day job,” dealing twentyfour-seven, with the burden imposed by turbulence abroad and a struggling economy at home, as well as the rigors of campaigning. It appears that there are two Mitt Romneys. There is one who is a loving husband and father, and a leader in his church, who gives ten percent of his income to charity. The other Mitt Romney, the one we need to question, made his wealth by closing factories and sending them to China. His idea of creating a climate for business in this country is to destroy the unions and OSHA and have Americans working twelve hour

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Taxes are boring, but real By Jason Sethre Publisher Fillmore County Journal & Olmsted County Journal Cell: 507-251-5297 I hear it all the time. People complain about taxes, but yet never really know where there money is going. People don’t like talking about taxes. It’s right up their with politics Jason Sethre and religion, and sometimes even involves those two dynamics. Thankfully, we have accountants, right?! For those of us who can stand Editorial Cartoon

to turn the other cheek, this ones for you. Today, all of the Journal readers in Fillmore County get a chance to see how our tax dollars are spent. The Fillmore County government publishes an annual financial statement each year with information from the previous year. This audit helps all of us understand the big picture down to the penny. City, county, state and federal governments are required to adhere to various levels of transparency. Our Democracy demands transparency, and this document is a product of that. What’s interesting to me is that there is a website www. Specifically, if you

days at a dollar and hour. My husband and I raised our three boys to participate in sports. We saw sports as a metaphor for life. There are rules, oversight to see the rules are followed and penalties imposed when rules are broken. What we find is that when it comes to Wall Street, Corporations and Special interests, there are no rules. There are those who live apart from the rest of us in a world of privilege, unfettered by rules and regulations. Mitt Romney belongs to this club. As I watch the conflagration that “Sandy” has wrought, I hear Romney’s voice promising to reduce funding for FEMA, referring to it as an “entitlement” program. On day one he will abolish Obamacare, “Poor people can go to emergency rooms if they are sick!” He will cut the number of public service visit minnesota/property-tax, you can compare property taxes from all adjoining counties. Let’s compare our median propery taxes by county in our region. The Median Property Tax means that half of the homes in the county pay higher taxes, and half pay lower. First, Fillmore County boasts $1,217 as the median property tax. Comparatively speaking, Olmsted County is at $1,891. Mower County is at $948. Houston County is at $1,419. And, Winona County is at $1,502. There are a lot of variables involved in tax assessment, but ultimately it all boils down to sustaining government spending. And, there’s a plethora of other tax-related information on the website It’s perfect for those spreadsheet number junkies.

jobs, teachers, firemen, policemen, and nurses. If we increase these jobs, these people will buy houses, cars and require goods and services which will create an abundance of jobs in the private sector. With increased revenue we can start to pay off the deficit. If they are not employed they will seek unemployment insurance, and when that runs out they will live in cardboard boxes and eat at soup kitchens. Recently, a tape was run on television showing a rally for Women’s rights in the early seventies. There was Ann Romney smiling, and carrying a sign with big letters protesting ERA! The current Congress has resurrected the struggle for Women’s rights. Romney promises, if he has the opportunity, he will appoint a new judge (or judges) to the Supreme court and reverse Roe vs. Wade. Family planning, women remaining in control of their reproductive health is part of a vibrant economy. Rough-

ly half of the working force are women and have families depending on them for support. Romney wants to increase military spending. He appears to be a little too willing to invoke military action to solve problems abroad. He and his five sons have stayed out of military service, but he finds it agreeable for others to answer the call to fight. His performance on the campaign trail has been astonishing. He changes his message according to his audience. He has been described as a “wet noodle,” a chameleon, and a weather vane which changes direction with the wind. Whatever the results of the election, many Americans will be unhappy. We’ll need to regroup. Try to find the will “to love our neighbors,” and to pursue truth and justice.

For those of you who are actively curious about government spending, take a look at the 2011 Financial Statement published in today’s Journal. I think everyone will agree that more informed citizens make better decisions -- together. And, when in doubt, ask questions. Go to meetings. Make your own assessments and voice your concerns. Heck, maybe you’ll even want to run for office. I don’t believe it is a glorious job to serve the public, but a very necessary one. With that said, don’t forget to vote on Tuesday.


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Government this week • Monday, Nov, 5, Lanesboro City Council, Lanesboro City Hall, 5:30 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 5, Preston City Council, Preston Council Chamber, 6:00 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 5, Whalan City Council, Whalan City Hall, 5:00 p.m. • Tuesday, Nov. 6, Ostrander City Council, Ostrander Community Center, 6:00 p.m. • Tuesday, Nov. 6, Rushford Village City Council, Community Center, 7:00 p.m. • Tuesday, Nov. 6, Fillmore County Commissioners, Courthouse, 9:00 a.m. • Wednesday, Nov. 7, Canton City Council, Canton City Hall, 7:00 p.m. • Thursday, Nov. 8, Fountain City Council, Fountain City Office, 7:30 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 12, Wykoff Council, Wykoff City Hall, 7:00 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 12, Houston City Council, Houston City Hall, 7:30 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 12, Rushford City Council, Rushford City Hall, 6:30 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 12, Spring Valley City Council, Spring Valley City Hall, 7:00 p.m. • Monday, Nov. 12, Chatfield City Council, City Hall, 7:00 p.m. Schedule subject to change.

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C ommentary Just Vote

By Eric Leitzen Well, that title should prove frightening enough to fill the qualifications for Halloween. By now you’re probably expecting me to launch into some sort of rant and rave about this Eric Leitzen candidate or that policy or who’s a socialist or who’s a traitor and other such hyper-partisan hogwash that has poleaxed this country in regards to pulling out of this current depression. I’ll go right ahead and say that both sides are blamable, both sides have problems, and it’s only by working together that we will see lasting change and improvement. There, now that that is out of the way, I only want to say this: Just Vote. And no, that’s not a Lady Gaga reference. Every time an election comes around, whether it’s for local dog catcher or President of these United States, I am flabbergasted by the amount of people who simply don’t vote. Whether it’s apathy, or frustration, or some sort of misguided political statement, the only answer is that you are forfeit-

ing one of the most wonderful rights this democracy has given us since day one. In a former life, I wanted to be a History teacher. Allow me, then, to take you on a short journey back to the tail end of the 18th century, when a bunch of farmers and tinsmiths decided they didn’t like the way they were being treated by a colonial master, so they did something about it. The amazing thing is: they won. Democracy found a new birth in the world, its first appearance since the centuries before Christ. I know we take it all for granted, having had generation after generation living in America, but I cannot stress enough how radical and earth-shaking it was for a country to shake off the colonial yoke and try to govern itself without a king, without an emperor and, in fact, in direct opposition to such rules. Needless to say, shockwaves were felt all over Europe. What followed was nothing less than an Arab Spring in the era of breeches and hose: France rebelled, Haiti rebelled, Ireland rebelled (again), even China had a tax-based uprising of its own against the Qing Dynasty. It would be arrogant to assume that America was the first country ever to rebel against oppressors, but it is indisputable historical fact that we were the first to succeed

against our colonial overlords and that our example paved the way for what is now free and democratic societies the world over. In July of 1917, American troops came ashore in France, stopping at the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette, one of the biggest supporters of the American Revolution. Their task was to deliver a simple message: “Lafayette, We Are Here.” Over the next two years, 117,465 Americans would die defending Democracy against the Kaiser in the First World War. Now, nearly one hundred years later, please do them the courtesy of exercising your right and privilege, and cast a vote. Don’t let someone tell you who to vote for, don’t vote with your heart or your gut or your eyes or ears or even your gall bladder. Vote with your mind: look at the issues, suss it all out for you and for nobody else, and cast your vote. I’m not saying you have to vote for someone or something. Take a look at Jill Stein, or Virgil Goode, or any other of the third party candidates. Heck, you can write something in if you want: a vote for “Twilight Sparkle” is still a vote. A vote is never wasted: at its most important, it can shape the world, and at its least, it can stand for something. No, your vote may not be seen as “important” by the talking heads and the pundits and the cynics, but since when did we

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give credence to their stale words? Your vote should mean something to you, whether it stands in support, defiance, or abject discombobulation. If you want me to tell you who to vote for, or why, we can meet somewhere and have a coffee; but I’m not a political commentator, so it won’t be here. All I will say in my little corner of the world is that you should vote,

and I wish you would, no matter who it is for. So many have fought and died for your right to vote, and so many live crushed under bootheels wishing that they could do so. Surely it’s worth a little bit of your time to speak out, even if it’s only for your own peace of mind. In times like these, peace of mind is the best reason to do anything.

Vote “NO” On Photo ID Let Grandpa and Grandma Vote!

The Voter ID amendment would create barriers to voting for seniors and veterans. It will put Minnesota’s Same-Day Registration at risk and change our working system of absentee and mail-in ballots. Barriers to voting weaken democracy. Stand with AARP, Lutheran Social Services, Catholic Charities, Farmers Union, League of Women Voters. Tim Penny, The Independent Party of Minnesota, Arne Carlson (former governor, Republican), Walter Mondale (former vicepresident, Democrat), and many others of your fellow Minnesotans to vote “NO” on Photo ID. On November 6, vote “No” to wasting millions we don’t fight a problem we don’t have. Prepared and Paid for by Fillmore County DFL, Teresa Cerling, Treasurer 20103 County 8, Wykoff, MN

SenAToR JeRemy milleR Taking Action & Getting Results

• Senator Miller voluntarily reduced his own legislative pay. • Senator Miller worked closely with local, state and federal officials to help designate Southeast Minnesota as a new site for a veterans cemetery. • Senator Miller worked closely with local county assessors and farmers to fix the problematic Green Acres and Rural Preserve Programs. • Senator Miller worked closely with local law enforcement officers to criminalize the dangerous synthetic drugs known as "plant food" and "bath salts." • Senator Miller worked hard to increase funding for education and many rural nursing homes. • Senator Miller worked to increase funding to the direct•to•homeowner property tax refund program. • Senator Miller worked to balance a projected budget deficit of over $6 billion and helped turn it into a budget surplus of over $1 billion. This was the result of being fiscally responsible, growing jobs, investing in reforms that are making state government more effective and efficient, and promoting policies that encourage economic development.

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C ommentary Civil Discourse and the Clash of Ideas By Lee Hamilton The election of 2012 has called attention to how difficult it is for Americans to talk reasonably with one another about public policy challenges. Our civic dialogue — how we sort through issues and reason with one another — is too often lamentable. We live in a politically divided country. Congress, which ought to serve as the Lee H. forum where Hamilton politicians of diverse views find common ground, is instead riven by ideological disagreements. There’s no real discourse,

just the two parties hammering at each other in a mean-spirited, strident tone. Small wonder the public holds Congress in such low esteem. It seems impossible to change, but it’s not. Ordinary citizens— you and I—have it in our power to put our political dialogue back on track. The first step is to understand that in a politically and socially diverse country, with two houses of Congress and a president required to pass legislation, compromise isn’t a luxury. It is almost always a necessity. Too few politicians seem to grasp this. So if we want things to improve, if we don’t like intense partisanship and political gameplaying, then we must choose officials with an instinct for col-

CITY OF PRESTON NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION Notice is hereby given that the following City of Preston terms will be voted on at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at the Preston Emergency Service Building 217 Fillmore Street West. General Election Mayor- Two (2) year term 2 City Council Members- Four (4) year terms Polls will be open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. Absentee ballots may be obtained from the Fillmore County Auditors Office.

City of Preston Sheila Marzolf, Deputy Clerk

laboration. And we, as their constituents, have to give them room to craft legislation with broad appeal. The budget, taxes, entitlements, education, immigration — on all these issues there is room for each side to accommodate the other. But to make progress on these matters, it will take political leadership of the highest order: leaders who are fair, open-minded, and committed above all else to bringing people together through discussion, debate and compromise. Let me be clear: We should expect disagreement in our politics. Vigorous debate has been a constant in American history, and let’s hope it always will be. Controversy and argument are natural parts of a working democracy. Our Founders understood this, as a way for multiple views to be aired and possible solutions weighed. Competition for power lies at the heart of our system, and an intense struggle for votes that is marked by the clash of ideas should be encouraged, not feared. But healthy debate requires other ingredients, too: Respect for one’s adversary. Tolerance of different beliefs and perspectives. Graciousness. A fundamental respect for facts. The humility to

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special interests don’t have the final say on who gets elected. You, the average citizen, have the one thing every candidate values most highly: a vote. Use it, and use it wisely. Help America turn away from a coarse, surly politics that dwells on differences and places party loyalty ahead of national progress. Choose leaders of a civil temperament who listen attentively to a wide range of views, who see value in bridging the partisan divide, and who will pragmatically address our nation’s challenges. Lee Hamilton is Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for 34 years.

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recognize that we might be wrong and the integrity to admit it. When the next political attack ad appears on your television screen, keep these virtues in mind. Because if we don’t like the tone of our politics, you and I are the only ones who can change it. We must make it clear to officeseekers and to our political friends that we do not like inflammatory name-calling or constant attacks on an opponent’s motivation. Let it be known we are tired of excessive partisanship — that we want a genuine dialogue that searches for common ground and solutions. Knowing how to disagree without obstructing progress should be a bedrock skill for officeholders. They must know how to state their case cogently, in a manner that is substantive and factual, and does not attack the motivation or patriotism of those with whom they disagree. The more this kind of behavior becomes the norm, the better our political system will work and the stronger our nation will be. Because the reverse is true, too: a politics that consists of debasing, demeaning, or attempting to silence the people with whom we disagree is a warning sign of an ailing democracy. Plenty of powerful groups and interests in this country try to manipulate public opinion. But


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AgStar financial services joins hands to donate $10,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness MANKATO, MINN. (October 9, 2012) – AgStar Financial Services proudly presented a $10,000 donation to affiliates from the Minnesota and Wisconsin chapters of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the annual Saddle Up for the Cure event in Rogers, MN on Oct. 7. While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, all year long the AgStar team has been joining hands for breast cancer awareness and education. The donation was a result of a campaign AgStar initiated earlier this year with crop insurance sales. Throughout the campaign,

AgStar team members handed out leather work gloves embroidered with a pink ribbon in support of breast cancer awareness to clients. For every pair of pink ribbon gloves given away, AgStar donated $1 to the Minnesota and Wisconsin affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in honor of AgStar clients and team members who have been affected by breast cancer. “Chances are someone you care about has been impacted by breast cancer. At AgStar, we like to think of awareness as risk management. Early detection tests save lives,” explained

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FiLLmOre COunty AgriCuLturAL SOCiety AnnuAL meeting The Fillmore County Agricultural Society will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at 8:05 p.m. in the Fillmore County Office Building in Preston, MN. In addition to the regular order of business, directors from each district will be elected. Directors whose three years term expire are: Dist #1 - 1 yr. fill and 3 yr. term Dist #2 - Doug Lind Dist #3 - Open 3 yr. term Dist #4 - Colin Winslow Dist #5 - Lowell Drinkall Eligible voters at this annual meeting are parents or guardians of exhibitors under 18 years of age, adult exhibitors at the fair immediately preceding the annual meeting, or any person who pays a life membership fee of $1.00 to the society. This meeting is open to the public and we encourage your attendance. Kathy Tesmer Regular meetings are 1st Tuesday of the month. Secretary/Treasurer



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early July and took about three months to complete. The original building of the overlook took about four and one-half months during the country’s Great Depression. It was built through a work-for-relief program, the federal National Reemployment Service, part of the New Deal. The efforts of the Women’s Civic Improvement Club in Preston back in the early 1930s for highway beautification paved the way for the original project. The limestone walls and flagstone walk were originally constructed from limestone taken from a quarry located below the overlook. With the restoration, some of that original limestone was reused. The Root River flows about 90 feet below, and with the leaves off the trees the river is clearly visible. Arthur Nichols, a recognized and respected Minnesota landscape architect, did the original

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design of the overlook. He consulted with MnDot from 1930-1940. Kathryn McFadden has been the design manager for the restoration project. Because it is on the National Register of Historic Places, it is mandated to reconstruct it exactly as it was first constructed in the 1930s. Environmental Associates are historic preservation masons and served as the main contractor on the project. The project included not only the restoration of the limestone walls and flagstone walk or plaza, but also the circular drive, new shrubs, trees and sod. There are a number of his- THEN: A view of the Historic Preston Overlook from when it was first constructed in the 1930s. Photo submitted toric roadside development structures along Minnesota’s trunk highways. Many were built during the Great Depression through federal programs. McFadden sees these structures as irreplaceable historical resources which serve as a link between the work of one generation and future generations. McFadden believes rest stops are part of a safe road system. Travelers use the overlook as a place to rest, stretch, or enjoy a picnic lunch along with the scenery. The Historic Elevator in Preston, distant farmland, the city of Preston nestled in the valley below, the Fillmore County Fairgrounds, and wooded hills and ravines can be taken in from this site, one of NOW: The overlook reconstruction’s goal was to restore it exactly as it was except for the obvious the highest points near Preston. growth of the Oak tree centrally located in the wayside rest area. This tree is a living part of its history. Photo by Karen Reisner

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SOLD . ....SOLD (SV) ‘12 5065M, #33665#33665 .......................................$44,900 #32557...............................$149,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 5065M, #33666.................................$44,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 6210R, #35519 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $155,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8310R, ILS, #33494 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..$254,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 5065M, #33666 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $44,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 7200R, #34950 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $151,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 5065M, #33680.................................$44,900 (NF) ‘11 JD 7230, #32565....................SOLD ................$77,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8310R, ILS, IVT, #35788.................$274,900 (SV) ‘12JDJD 5065M, . . . . . . . . . .(NF) . . .‘11 . .JD. .7230, $44,900 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .................$169,000 (SV) ‘12 5065M, #33681#33680 .......................................$44,900 #32566........(NF) ...........‘11 .SOLD .......JD ........7215R, .$76,900 #32951 (NF) ‘12 JD 8310RT, IVT, #32196........SOLD ..$269,900 (WA) ‘11 5085M, #32979#33681 ................SOLD .......................$47,500 #32563........(PL) ...........‘11 .SOLD .......JD .......7230R, ..$85,900#28040 (SV) ‘12JDJD 5065M, . . . . . . . . . .(SC) . . .‘11 . .JD. .7330, .$44,900 . . .8335R, . . . . IVT, . . .ILS, . . #25556 . . . . ....................$189,900 (LE) ‘11.JD ...$249,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 5085M, #32980................SOLD .................$47,500 (SC)SOLD ‘11 JD 7330, #32564....................SOLD ................$85,900 ‘12 JD 8335R, ..$284,900 (WA) ‘11 5085M, . . . . . . In. . . . . (SV) . . . ‘11 . . .JD. .7200R, .$47,500 7260R, IVT,(LE)#29336 . . . . IVT, . . .ILS, . . #35787 . . . . .....................$204,900 (NF) ‘12 JDJD 6115M, w/loader#32979 ................................Coming #32561.....(WA) .............‘11 ........JD .....$148,900 (LE) ‘12 JD 8335RT, IVT, #34794 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..$279,900 (NF) ‘12 JDJD 6115M, w/loader#32980 ................................Coming #32562.....(PL) ...........‘12 ........JD .......$148,900 (WA) ‘11 5085M, . . . . . . In. . . . . (SV) . . SOLD . ‘11 . . .JD. .7200R, .$47,500 8235R, #34227 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLD . . . . . .$179,900 (PL) ‘11 JD 8360R, IVT, ILS, #31614 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..$294,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32597....................................$86,900 7200R, #32567...............................$148,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6115M, w/loader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(SV) . . .‘11 . .JD . Coming In (SC) ‘12 JD 8235R, #34523 . .JD. 8360R, . . . . .IVT, . . ILS, . . .#31616 . . . SOLD . ....................$184,900 (LE) ‘11 ..$279,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32598....................................$86,900 (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32568...............................$148,900 (NF) ‘12JDJD 6115M, . . . . . . . . .(SV) . . .‘12 . . JD . Coming In ......(LE) 8260R, #34268 . .JD . .8360R, . . . . IVT, . . .ILS, . . #33127 . . . .SOLD .....................$194,900 (PL) ‘11 ..$299,900 6430, #32599.w/loader ........................................$86,900 (WA) ‘11 7200R, #34949 ..........‘12 ..SOLD ......JD .......$149,900 SOLD (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $86,900 (PL)ILS, ‘12 JD 8360RT,.IVT, ...$294,900 #34950......(WA) ............‘12 ........JD .....$151,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32597 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(SV) . . .‘12 . .JD . .7200R, . $86,900 8285R, IVT, #32195 . . #31630 . . . . ...........................$228,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33214.................SOLD .................$57,900 (NF) ‘11 JD 7215R, #32951...............................$169,000 (PL) ‘11 JD 9630, #25744..................................$279,900 (WA) ‘11 6430, #32598 . . . . . . . . .(PL) . . .‘11 . .JD . .7230R, . $86,900 8285R, #33114 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $214,900 (NF) ‘12 JDJD 6140D, #33215 ..........................................$57,900 #28040.....(CA) ............‘12 ........JD ......$189,900 (LE) ‘11 JD 9530, #29766..................................$282,900 (NF) ‘12 JDJD 6140D, #33216 ..........................................$57,900 IVT, #29336 .........‘12 ........JD .......$204,900 (WA) ‘11 6430, #32599 . . . . . . . . .(WA) . . .‘11 . .JD . .7260R, . $86,900 (PL) 8285R, IVT,(NF) #33799 . . . . .PTO, . ., . .#32316 . . . . ................$229,900 ‘11 JD 9360R, .$279,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33218..................................$57,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8235R, #34227.................SOLD ..............$179,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 9410R, #33120 .......................................$214,900 ...$274,900 SOLD (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $86,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8285R, #34447 . . . . . . . . . . . . (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33219..................................$57,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 8235R, #34523.................SOLD ..............$184,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 9410R, PTO, #33121...SOLD ...$289,900 (NF) ‘12JDJD 6140D, . . . . . . . . .(LE) . .SOLD .‘12 . .JD . .8260R, . $57,900 8310R, IVT, ILS, #32906 . . . . . . . . .......................$244,900 (NF) ‘12 6140D, #33220#33214 .........................................$57,900 #34268.....(...NF) .........SOLD .‘12 ........JD .....$194,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 9410R, PTO, #34600......................$289,900 SOLD (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, #32553 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $132,500 $228,900 (WA) ‘12 JD 8285R, IVT, ILS, #32195 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33215 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $57,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8310R, ILS,(SC) #33494 . . . . .#34360 . . . .......................................$254,900 ‘12 JD 9460R, ...$299,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, #32554...............................$132,500 (CA) ‘12 JD 8285R, #33114...............................$214,900 (NF) ‘11 (PL) ‘11JDJD JD 9630T, 154 IVT,IVT, #33799 150ILS, HRS,(PL) #32316 . 9560R, #32951. (NF) ‘12 6140D, #33216 .$132,500 . . . ‘12 . . . JD . . 8310R, . .(PL) . . .‘12 . 170 .JD . .HRS, . $57,900 (PL) 8310R, #35788 .(NF) . . . .#30751 . . .JD ......7215R, ‘11 JD .....................154 .........HRS, ...$274,900 ...$339,900 (WA) ‘11 6170R, #32555 ...HRS, .........#25740 ..........................(NF) 8285R, .......‘11 ..‘12 ......JD ..JD ....9360R, ...$229,900 (PL)#32196 ‘11 JD 9630T, ....$169,900 .$339,900 (WA) ..............................$132,500 #34447.......(NF) ..............JD ...........$214,900 ......‘12 .‘12 ....JD ..JD ..6170R, ....6140D, .....#34229 ........#33218 ............$339,900 LTHR, ......‘12 .....JD ....8285R, .$244,900 ....................‘12 ...............IVT, .$279,900 ...................................SOLD ............................$269,900 (NF) . . . .#32906 . . . . .. ..(PL) $57,900 8310RT, ......#25740 ‘12#25556 JD 8310R,.IVT, ................$249,900 ..$244,900 (SV) ‘12 5065M, #33665#33219 .......................................$44,900 (NF) ‘12JDJD 6140D, . . . . . or . . . . Check .(WA) . . .‘11 . .JD . .6210R, . $57,900 8335R, IVT,(NF) ILS, . . .ILS, . . #32906 . . . . ....SOLD ......(LE) ..........‘11 ........JD .......$149,900 Call for Details Us#32557 Out Online: (SV) ‘12 JD 5065M, #33666 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $44,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 6210R, #35519 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $155,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8310R, ILS, #33494 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..$254,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33220 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $57,900 (LE) ‘12 JD 8335R, IVT, ILS, #35787 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $284,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 5065M, #33680.................................$44,900 (NF) ‘11 JD 7230, #32565....................SOLD ................$77,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8310R, ILS, IVT, #35788.................$274,900 SOLD (WA) ‘11 6170R, . . . . . . . . . .(NF) . . .‘11. .JD. .$132,500 #34794 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $279,900 (SV) ‘12 JDJD 5065M, #33681#32553 .......................................$44,900 7230, #32566........(LE) ...........‘12 .SOLD .......JD .......8335RT, ..$76,900 IVT, (NF) ‘12 JD 8310RT, IVT, #32196........SOLD ..............$269,900 SOLD SOLD (WA) ‘11 JDJD 5085M, #32979#32554 .......................................$47,500 7330, #32563........(PL) ...........‘11 ........JD .......8360R, ..$85,900IVT,(LE) (WA) ‘11 6170R, . . . . . . . . . .(SC) . . .‘11. .JD. .$132,500 ILS, . . .ILS, . . #25556 . . . . ....................$294,900 ‘11#31614 JD 8335R,.IVT, ..$249,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 5085M, #32980................SOLD .................$47,500 (SC) ‘11 JD 7330, #32564....................SOLD ................$85,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, #32555 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$132,500 (LE) ‘11 JD 8360R, IVT, ILS, . . . . . . . . . (LE) ‘12#31616 JD 8335R,.IVT, ILS, #35787 ....................$279,900 ..$284,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6115M, w/loader............................Coming In (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32561...............................$148,900 ‘12#33127 JD 8335RT, ..$279,900 (WA) ‘12 6170R, #34229 . . . . . . In . . . . . (SV) . . . ‘11 . . .JD. .$132,500 8360R, IVT,(LE) ILS, . .IVT, . . #34794 . . . . ...........................$299,900 (NF) ‘12 JD JD 6115M, w/loader ................................Coming 7200R, #32562.....(PL) ...........‘11 ........JD .......$148,900 (PL) ‘11 JD 8360R, IVT, ILS, #31614.................$294,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32597 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $86,900 (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32567 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $148,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6210R, #32557 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$149,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 8360RT, IVT, #31630 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $294,900 (LE) ‘11 JD 8360R, IVT, ILS, #31616.................$279,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32598....................................$86,900 ‘11 JD 7200R, #32568...............................$148,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 6210R, #35519 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(SV) . . . . . . .$155,900 (PL) ‘11 JD 9630, #25744 . ‘11 . . JD . . 8360R, . . . . .IVT, . . ILS, . . .#33127 . . . ......................$279,900 SOLD (PL) .$299,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6430, #32599...................................$86,900 (SV) ‘12 JD 7200R, #34949...............................$149,900 SOLD (NF) ‘11JDJD 7230, #32565 . . . . . . . . . (SV) . . . ‘12 . . JD . . 7200R, . $77,900 9530, #29766 . . JD . . 8360RT, . . . . . IVT, . . .#31630 . . . . ............................$282,900 (WA) ‘11 6430, #32600 .....................SOLD .......................$86,900 (PL) . ‘12 .$294,900 #34950......(LE) ..........‘11 ........JD .......$151,900 (NF) ‘12 6140D, #33214 ...................SOLD .......................$57,900 #32951......(NF) ...........‘11 ........JD ......$169,000 ..$279,900 (PL) 3‘11 9630, #25744 (NF) ‘11JDJD 7230, #32566 . . . . . . . . . (NF) . .SOLD . ‘11 . . JD . . 7215R, . $76,900 9360R, PTO, pt.,JD#32316 . . ...........................................$279,900 (NF) ‘12 JD JD 6140D, #33215150 ......HRS, ..........................(NF) ..$57,900 JD 6140D, (PL) ‘11225 JDHRS, 7230R, #28040 ............‘11 ..............6170R, ..$189,900 (LE) ‘11 .........6430, .................218 .....$274,900 ..$282,900 #33215 . ...(WA) 50 HRS, DUALS, (WA) #32597. . (WA) ‘11 5085M, (SC) ‘11 JD 7330, #32563 . . . . . . . . . . .‘12 . . . . . . (WA) . .SOLD . ‘11 . . JD . . 7260R, . $85,900 (SV) ‘12JD JD 9410R, #33120 . .JD. .9530, . . . #29766 . .‘11 . . ..JD ..........HRS, (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33216..................................$57,900 IVT, #29336........................$204,900 (NF) ‘11 JD 9360R, PTO, 3 pt., #32316 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $279,900 #32979 ..JD ..JD ..6140D, ....7330, .....#33218 .....#32564 ....................$47,500 ..............................(PL) ......SOLD ...‘12 .......JD .$57,900 #32551 .SOLD .................$179,900 .9410R, .............PTO, ..$124,700 ..$86,900 (SC) ‘11 ......8235R, ...$85,900 #33121 .......................................................$289,900 (NF) ‘12 ................................$57,900 #34227.....(SC) ............‘12 ........JD (SV) ‘12 JD 9410R, #33120...............................$274,900 SOLD (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33219 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $57,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 8235R, #34523 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $184,900 (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32561 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $148,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 9410R, PTO, . . . .PTO, . . .#33121 . . . ...........................$289,900 (SC)#34600 ‘12 JD 9410R, ...$289,900 (NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, #33220..................................$57,900 (LE) ‘12 JD 8260R, #34268.................SOLD ..............$194,900 (PL) ‘12 JD 9410R, PTO, #34600 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$299,900 ..$289,900 (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32562 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $148,900 (SC) ‘12 JD 9460R, #34360 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SOLD (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, #32553...............................$132,500 (WA) ‘12 JD 8285R, IVT, ILS, #32195.................$228,900 (SC) ‘12 ...$299,900 (WA) ‘11 6170R, #32554 .....................................$132,500 #33114......(PL) ..........‘12 ........JD .......$214,900 (SV) ‘11JDJD 7200R, #32567 . . . . . . . . . .(CA) . . .‘12 . .JD . .8285R, $148,900 9560R, #30751 . .JD . .9460R, . . . . #34360 . . . . .......................................$339,900 (PL) ‘11 JD 9560R, #30751...............................$339,900 (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, #32555...............................$132,500 8285R, IVT, #33799 .........‘11 ........JD .......$229,900 (SV) ‘11 JD 7200R, #32568 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(PL) . . .‘12 . .JD . .$148,900 (PL) 9630T, #25740 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $339,900

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(NF) ‘12 JD 6140D, 225 HRS, #33215. (WA) ‘11 JD 6170R, 50 HRS, DUALS, (WA) ‘11 JD 5085M, 150 HRS, #32979..............................$47,500 .......................................$57,900 #32551............................$124,700

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Obituaries Theresa A. DiFiore Theresa A. DiFiore, age 90, of Spring Valley died Sunday October 28, 2012 at St Marys Hospital following a lengthy respiratory illness. Theresa A. DiFiore was born October 25, 1922, in Jersey City, N.J. to Benjiman and Mary Shindlo. She grew up in Jersey City and attended school there. Theresa worked as a nursing assistant in Jersey City Medical Center in her early years. She later was a stay at home house wife and mother of six children. She moved to Minnesota in 1985. Survivors include four daughters and a son; Coletta (Leslie) Nirdlinger of New Orleans, Antoinette Arrow of Altoona, Penn., Anthony (Myong) DiFiore of Debary, Florida; Theresa (Dick) Harreld of Spring Valley, Minn.; and Connie (Jack) Harker of Crème Ridge, New Jersey; 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and one son. Mrs. DiFiore has been cremated and a private family committal service at St Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in Spring Valley will take place at a later date.

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Ruth Ann Dohlman Ruth Ann Dohlman age 65 of New Hampton died Thursday afternoon, October 18, 2012, at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City after a lengthy illness. Ruth Ann Ruth was Dohlman born on May 2, 1947, in Aplington, Iowa the daughter of Eime and Irene (Lindaman) Dohlman. She attended rural country school near Le Roy, Minnesota. Ruth graduated from Riceville High School in 1965. After graduation Ruth took a job with Hillandale Farms in New Hampton. She worked for the company for over forty years, retiring in 2007. Ruth loved gardening and tending to her flowers. She also had a passion for crocheting, collecting dolls, going to bingo, and attending garage sales. Every year Ruth looked forward to going to Paradise Point Resort on Leech Lake. Survivors include two brothers, Dennis (Carla Greenlee) Dohlman of Bristow, IA, and Bob (Julie) Dohlman of Chester, IA; two sisters, Mavis (Jerry) Ptacek of Fredericksburg, IA, and Carol (Dale) Throckmorton of Wykoff, MN; one sis-

ter-in-law, Renae Dohlman of Le Roy, MN, along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Jeff Dohlman. Funeral Services were held Monday, October 22, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, Le Roy, Minnesota with Chaplain David Byrd presiding. Interment was at Le Roy Cemetery. Frances Meeker Frances “Franny” Meeker, 61, passed away peacefully Thursday Oct. 25, 2012, at home with family and friends at her side. She fought a tough battle with ovarian cancer with more courage than can be imagined; she kept a good attitude and a good sense of humor to her last day. Franny was born June 9, 1951, to Boyd and Thelma McGhie Baker in Preston. They resided in rural Chatfield until her mother died of leukemia when she was four years old. Franny and her father then moved into Chatfield and lived with her grandparents Alice and William Baker. She was also taken in by parents of her friends and thought of as another daughter and sister. She graduated from Chatfield High School in 1969. On Dec. 15, 1973, she married Les Meeker at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chafield. They lived in Hamel and Eagan for 2 1/2 years but came back

The Official Legal Newspaper for Fillmore County to Chatfield every weekend to enjoy family and friends. They moved back to Chatfield in 1976. They were blessed with three daughters Jeanette, Janelle and Jessica. Franny enjoyed spending time with her family, her grandchildren, every kid she knew and her dog Snicker. She also enjoyed family campfires, dancing, reading and vacations. Franny had a very special gift for connecting and working with kids. She worked with kids her entire life from her teenage years on. She was a babysitter, then daycare mom and then a paraprofessional working with special needs of children at Chatfield schools. She then started daycare again, which she did until her illness. She especially loved caring for babies. Many of her early daycare children sought her out to take care of their children. When her long week was done, she was still happy to watch kids on the weekend. She was known by many as a second mom or a second grandma. She will be greatly missed by her family, friends and many adults and children she cared for. Franny is survived by her husband, Les; three daughters, Jeanette Meeker, of Chatfield, Janelle (Jason) Kaytor, of Owatonna and Jessica (John) Lutzi, of Byron; and four grandchil-

dren, Danika and Owen Kaytor and Atley and Rees Lutzi of Byron. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. The funeral was Monday, October 29, 2012, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield. Burial was in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Chatfield. Janet Ronnenberg Janet A. Ronnenberg, 73, died Thursday, October 25, 2012, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford, Minn. Janet was born on August 22, 1939, in Tawney, Minn., to Daniel and Minerva (Nelson) Hungerholt. She married Willard A. Ronnenberg on September 3, 1955. Janet was a homemaker who also worked at Rush Products for many years until she was diagnosed with MS and retired. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Rushford, Minn. Janet enjoyed traveling, camping and going to craft fairs with her husband Willard, cheering on her favorite baseball team, the Chicago Cubs, working puzzle books, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. One of Janet’s fondest memories was being able to go a Cub’s game at Wrigley Field with two of her granddaughters, Ashley and Tasha, before she became too ill to travel. See OBITUARIES Page 11 

Fillmore County Church Directory Fillmore County Journal • Preston MN 507.765.2151 VBC Video • Preston MN 507.765.2704 Visit Bluff Country • Preston MN 507.765.2151 A rendahl Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 10:30am Highway 30, Peterson, MN 55962 (507) 875-2477 Assembly Of God Church …………………………Sundays - 10:00am 610 Territorial Rd, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-2101 Assumption Catholic Church ………Fri. - 8:30am & Sat. - 5:00pm 207 N May St, Canton, MN 55922 (507) 743-8320 Bethlehem Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 9:00am 200 Kenilworth Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-3344 Calvary Baptist Church ………………Sundays - 10:45am & 6:00pm 910 Winona St SE, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-4686 Canton-Scotland Presby terian Church...…………Sundays - 9:00am 104 W Fillmore Ave, Canton, MN 55922 (507) 743-2260 Chatf ield Lutheran Church …………Sundays - 8:00am & 10:00am 304 Fillmore St SE, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-4721 Chatf ield United Methodist Christ ………………Sundays - 9:30am 124 Winona St SE, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-3529 Cherry Grove United Methodist …………………Sundays - 10:00am 18183 160th St, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (Cherry Grove) (507) 937-3177 Christ Lutheran Church ……………………………Sundays - 9:00am 509 Kansas St NW, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-2161 Christian Science Ser vices …………………………Sundays - 10:00am Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-2251 Elstad Lutheran Church ……………………………Sundays - 9:00am 37784 Dogwood Rd, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-3769 Emmanuel Episcopal Church ……………………Sundays - 10:00am 217 W Jessie St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-2164 Faith United Methodist Church ……Sat. - 5:00pm & Sun. - 9:00am 617 Maple Ln, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-2830 Fillmore Free Methodist Church …Sundays - 8:30am & 10:30am 19127 County 8, Wykoff, MN 55990 (Fillmore) (507) 352-5450 First Baptist Church …………………Sundays - 10:30am & 6:00pm 701 Kasten Drive, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-2840 First Baptist Church-Preston …………Sundays - 10:30am & 7:00pm 108 Chatfield Ave NW, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-4960 First English Lutheran Church ……………………Sundays - 10:00am 217 W Grant St, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-2793 First Lutheran Church of Highland ………………Sundays - 10:30am 22423 391st Ave, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-3318 First Presby terian Church …………………………Sundays - 10:00am 110 S Mill St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-2854 Fountain Lutheran …………………………………Sundays - 9:00am Main Street, Fountain, MN 55939 (507) 268-4413 Fountain United Methodist Church ………………Sundays - 8:30am Co. Rd. 8 and Cedar St., Fountain, MN 55939 (507) 268-4456 Garness Trinity Lutheran …………………………Sundays - 11:00am PO Box 88, Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5905 Grace Lutheran Church ……………………………Sundays - 9:00am 365 Park St, Peterson, MN 55962 (507) 875-2218

Brought to you by: SMG Web Design • Preston MN 507.765.2704 SMG Computer Solutions • Preston MN 507.765.2704 Greenf ield Lutheran Church …………………......Sundays - 9:00am 235 Main Ave S, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-3272 Greenleaf ton Reformed Church …………………Sundays - 10:00am Highway 9, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-2546 Harmony United Methodist Church ……………..Sundays - 8:30am 60 Main Ave S, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-6851 Henry town Lutheran Church …………………………Sun. - 10:30am PO Box 103, Harmony, MN 55939 (Henrytown) (507) 886-2425 Highland Prairie Lutheran Church ……………….Sundays -10:30am 43267 Bowl Dr, Peterson, MN 55962 (507) 864-2731 Historic Lenora United Methodist Church (Special Occassions) Lenora, MN (Rural Canton) (507) 545-2641 Immanuel Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 9:30am 254 Main St S, Wykoff, MN 55990 (507) 352-2801 Lanesboro United Methodist Church ……………Sundays - 8:30am 507 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-2646 Mabel First Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 9:00am 202 N. Oak, P.O. Box 395, Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5293 Mabel United Methodist Church …………………Sundays - 9:30am 111 W Newburg St, Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5296 Nativity Catholic Church … Sun. (1st & 2nd) - 8:45am & (3rd & 4th) - 10:30am 640 1st Ave SW, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-2393 New Life Victory Church ……………………………Sundays - 9:30am 440 2nd Avenue Southeast, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-3525 Newburg United Methodist Church 3.1 miles N. of Mabel on Hwy. 43; 2.2 miles W. on Co. Rd. 24 North Prairie Lutheran ……………………………Sundays - 10:30am 35957 Highway 30, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 875-2460 Our Savior’s Lutheran Church ……Sundays - 8:00am & 10:30am 805 S Broadway St, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-7251 Pilot Mound Lutheran Church ……………………Sundays - 9:00am 8 miles N. of Lanesboro on 250 then 4 miles W. on Hwy 30 (507) 875-2460 Pioneer Presby terian Church ………………………Sundays - 8:30am 206 Fillmore St NE, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-4037 Preston United Methodist Church ………………Sundays - 10:30am 212 Saint Anthony St N, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-2503 R iver Of Life Regional Church 220 N Money Creek St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-2853 Root Prairie Lutheran Church ……………………Sundays - 10:30am County Rd 11, Fountain, MN 55939 (507) 268-4455 Root R iver Church of the Brethren ………………Sundays - 10:00am 23553 County Rd 20, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-4772 Root R iver Community Church …………………Sundays - 10:30am 503 Nannestad Lane, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-7074 Rushford Lutheran Church …………Sat. - 5:30pm & Sun. - 9:00am 101 S Mill St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-7152

Olmsted County Journal • Rochester MN 507.288.5201 Daytripper • Rochester MN 507.288.5201 Studio-A-Photography • Preston MN 507.251.6372 Saetersdal Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 10:30am 21447 Co. Rd. 30, Rural Harmony, MN Scheie Lutheran Church ……………………………Sundays - 9:30am PO Box 88, Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5680 St Columban Church ………………………………Sundays - 9:30am 408 Preston St NW # 2, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-3886 St Ignatius Catholic Church ………………………Sundays - 10:30am 213 W Franklin St, Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-7565 St John’s Lutheran Church …………………………Sundays - 9:00am 241 Line St S, Wykoff, MN 55990 (507) 352-2296 St John’s Lutheran Church …………………………Sundays - 10:00am 31497 Highway 43, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-2585 St Joseph’s Catholic Church ………………………Sundays - 10:00am 103 N Mill St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-2257 St Mark ’s Lutheran Church ………………………Sundays - 9:00am 104 E North St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-7111 St Marys Catholic Church ….......Sat. - 5:00pm & Sun. - 11:00am 405 Twiford St SW, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-3148 St Matthews Episcopal Church ……………………Sundays - 9:30am 100 Fillmore St SE, Chatfield, MN 55923-1219 (507) 867-3707 St Matthew’s Lutheran Church ……………………Sundays - 9:00am Harmony, MN 55939 (Granger) (507) 772-4474 St Olaf Catholic Church … Sun. (1st & 2nd) - 10:30am & (3rd & 4th) - 8:45am 114 N Locust, Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5268 St Patrick ’s Church Hall ………………………...…Sundays - 8:00am Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-2480 St Paul Lutheran Church ………Sun. - 10:00am & Wed. - 7:00pm 128 Fillmore St SE, Chatfield, MN 55923 (507) 867-4604 St Paul’s Lutheran Church ……………………....Sundays - 10:30am Harmony, MN 55939 (Big Springs) (507) 886-8175 Sumner Center United Methodist Church ………Sundays - 10:30am 9 miles N. of Spring Valley on Co. Rd. 1 (507) 378-4801 The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints-Sundays - 10:00am 21257 US Hwy 52 South Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-4551 Trinity Fellowship ELCA …………………………Sundays - 10:00am 110 S Mill St, Rushford, MN 55971 (507) 864-7211 Trinity Lutheran Church …………………………Sundays - 9:00am 204 South St, Ostrander, MN 55961 (507) 657-2203 Union Prairie Lutheran ……………………………Sundays - 9:00am Hwy 16, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-3363 United Methodist Church …………………………Sundays - 10:30am 236 Gold St S, Wykoff, MN 55990 (507) 352-4136 Valley Christian Center …………………………....Sundays - 10:00am 610 Territorial Rd Spring Valley, MN 55975 (507) 346-2101 W halan Lutheran Church …………………………Sundays - 9:00am Lanesboro, MN 55949 (Whalan) (507) 467-2398

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By Jade Sexton At the regular Fillmore Central School Board meeting, Superintendent Richard Keith informed the board about a request from a southern Minnesota special education consortium to join with the district. According to Keith, it is sometimes difficult for the small districts to find psychologists and speech pathologists, and they often have to share services with other schools. Right now, Fillmore Central does have a speech pathologist. Keith said that joining forces with the consortium has certain risks, including financial ones. There is also the possibility that they would have to share the speech pathologist and have for less time. Michelle Breitsprecher, Special Ed. Director, was asked if she thought joining would solve any of their problems with staffing difficulties.

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Survivors include her five children, Sandy Ronnenberg of Rushford, Minn.; Randy (Darla Rislov) Ronnenberg of Peterson, Minn.; Tammy (Milo Meyer) Peterson of Rushford, Minn.;, Rollie Ronnenberg of Peterson, Minn.; and Jodi (Steve) Kingsley of Rushford, Minn.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Muriel Britt of Rushford, Minn.; and Shirley (Larry) Richman of Peculear, Missouri; three brothers, Duane Hungerholt of Lanesboro, Minn.; Ernie (Betty) Hungerholt of Las Vegas, Nev.; and Danny Hungerholt of Rushford, Minn.; sister-in-law, Arlene Wenzel; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Willard, two brothers, Merlin and Llewlyn, and sister, Irene. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church with the Reverend Merlin Stephan officiating. Burial will take place at a later date along with her husband.

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“It may make it stronger to find things, but does it solve everything? No,” replied Breitsprecher. Chairperson Ross Kiehne said the district is always open to creative ways to work with other small districts, but they also have to look at what makes sense. Keith also added that the Root River Program, which is currently a Fillmore Central program, could become a consortium program, and there is the potential it would be moved to a more central location. It was agreed amongst board members that the special ed. arrangement with Kingsland is working well, and they did not feel the need to continue discussion with the consortium. Personnel The board approved rescinding the hire of ECSE Paraprofessional Jessica Marzolf, and

approved the hire of Kelly Jo Dornink for that position. The resignation of Katie Gilman, daycare paraprofessional, was approved. The resignations of Aubrey Johnson and Ashley Case were also approved. The hires for extra-curricular staff were approved, including Joseph Cullen for assistant wrestling; Alan LaFluer, assistant wrestling; Domingo Kingsley, seventh grade girls basketball; John O’Connor, 9th grade girls basketball; and Jackie Whitacre, speech and one act play. Other Business The board approved the sale of a baler that is in the boiler room at the high school that is no longer in use. They also approved the sale of the 12-passenger van, as there is a state law that schools can no longer have 12-passenger vans. The board approved the Literacy Plan, which is done every

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Area Community Foundation, this is one day made for people to give online to their favorite charity. To make things interesting, and to promote the event, the Spring Valley Area Community Foundation has challenged the Preston Area Community Foundation to see who can raise the most money that day. There are incentives and awards for any organizations to push for donations during the 24-hour period from midnight on November 15 through midnight on November 16. Grants are available for schools and non-profit organizations, and matching funds in certain cases. is making it very easy for anyone to go online and use a credit card to make a minimum $10 donation. Craig explained that Miken Sports of Caledonia is also helping out with the local fundraising efforts by donating softball and baseball bats and sports bags. “I am told they are pretty exclusive, expensive bats,” said Craig. “There are no losers, but the city that receives the least amount of funds will be presenting the bats to the other side.” The bats and sports bags will then be donated to the school district on the winning side. Craig explained that the city with fewer donations will still get some equipment donated for their school. The Preston and Spring Valley Area Community Foundations are under the umbrella of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Fund (SMIF). They have contributed many donations to their communities and schools over the years. Craig explained that the money they are trying to raise with the Give to the Max Day will go to increase their endowment fund, allowing them to give

more to local organizations and schools. According to Craig, the Preston Area Community Foundation donates an average of $4,000 a year through their endowment fund. More information on the Give to the Max Day can be found on the website at www. On November 15, to donate to the Spring Val-

year. Once it is approved, it is available on the school website for anyone to read. Principal Heath Olstad said there were several team members that worked together on the plan. The board approved bids for snow removal from JD Snow Plowing for the Harmony site and Mensink Landscaping in Preston. They also approved bids from TNT Lawn Service for lawn mowing. The board also approved the following items: •A resolution authorizing general obligation alternative facility bonds to pay for the high school HVAC project in the spring. •The reimbursement resolution, which allows the district to pay for the project up front and be reimbursed when the bonds go through •Two open enrollment requests •The staff seniority list ley Area Community Foundation, go to www.givemn.razoo. com/story/Spring-Valley-AreaCommunity-Foundation. To donate to the Preston Area Community Foundation, go to Preston-Area-CommunityFoundation. Awards and sports equipment will be presented at the “winner’s” home basketball game on December 18 in Preston or January 4 in Spring Valley.

LuAnn Hiniker, University of Minnesota Extension Regional Director presents Fillmore County Commissioner Duane Bakke the “Friend of Extension” award from Epsilon Sigma Phi, the statewide honorary Extension organization. Photo submitted

Attention all youth ages 11-16 It’s that time of year again to start thinking of our snowmobile safety class. This year again will be based on a CD put out by the state and DNR. You must obtain and complete the CD in order to complete the classroom instruction, written and driving tests. Class date is Saturday, November 24th, at CPS in Harmony from 10am-2pm. For more information and the CD contact Randi Wingert at 507.421.5653 or by email at

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SMIF receives pledges and donations for entrepreneur fund this entrepreneurial heritage and assist in providing the necessary resources.” With several key donors, the fund will reach $1 million by 2015. SMIF anticipates growing the Entrepreneur Fund to $1 million over the next three years$500,000 contributed by local donors and $500,000 through The McKnight Foundation’s matching challenge grant. Once the Fund exceeds $1 million, SMIF will begin using investment earnings to support entrepreneur-related

Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is committed to supporting local entrepreneurs in creating strong businesses that provide quality jobs and have a positive local/regional economic impact. To do this, The Foundation has established a regional endowed fund-the Entrepreneur Fund-to meet the growing need for today and tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. With the dollars raised through the Entrepreneur Fund, The Foundation will support an environ-

ment for entrepreneurs through grants to collaborative entrepreneur projects, “seed fund” awards to assist in early stage development, and funding for specific events or programs. “Unfortunately today, the resources to grow and sustain locally grown businesses are not sufficient for the global economic demands,” Tim Penny, SMIF President/CEO explained. “That is why we started the Entrepreneur Fund. It is clear that SMIF must be vigilant in preserving

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Commonweal Theater’s A Christmas Carol to benefit Habitat for Humanity

Winona, Minn. –The Commonweal Theater in Lanesboro Remodeling of the Fillmore has once again donated 125 tickCounty Highway Administra- ets for Habitat for Humanity tion building at 909 Houston Winona – Fillmore Counties to Street NW is scheduled to begin sell at a discounted price of $20 Monday, November 5, 2012. ($15 for students). These tickIt is expected that the project ets, for the Thursday, December could last up to five months. 6th performance of A ChristDuring that time, the County mas Carol, are now on sale. All Engineer, engineering staff and proceeds from the sales will go support staff will be housed in toward Habitat efforts in Fillthe lower level of the Fillmore more County. County Office Building in the Tickets are available at the Information Systems Suite at 902 Habitat for Humanity Winona – Houston Street. Brent Kohn, Fillmore Counties office, located Maintenance Superintendent, at 108 East 4th Street in Winona. and Jeff Brand, Surveyor, will Tickets are also available at the stay at the Highway Building. Highway telephone numbers will remain the same throughout the remodeling: 507.765.3854 (765.4476-fax). The Highway mailing address will remain the same: PO Box 495, Preston, MN 55965. The County Board wants you to know that existing financial resources are being used to pay for this project. Remodeling was initiated due to on-going problems with the roof leaking, failing mechanical systems and health and safety issues due to mold. We appreciate your patience during this upgrade to County facilities.

Flu Mist still available

Fillmore County Public Health (FCPH) is currently offering flu vaccination appointments. Flu mist vaccinations are available for healthy individuals aged 2 to 50. The cost of the flu mist is $25.00 each. Both adults and children with a Minnesota Health Care Plan can receive flu mist free of charge if all health insurance cards are presented during the appointment. FCPH also has flu vaccinations available for people with no insurance or whose insurance does not cover the cost of a flu vaccination. These vaccinations are available for anyone age six months or older. For more information or to make an appointment, call Fillmore County Public Health at 507-765-3898.

Habitat office in Harmony, MN (in the Harmony Visitor’s Center) or by calling Habitat at 507-457-0003. Tickets will be on sale through December 5 or until they are gone. Habitat is currently building two homes in Winona County and one home in Fillmore County. The Fillmore County home will be completed and dedicated next spring. The home will be sold to a single-parent family with five children for a 30-year zero percent interest mortgage. The homeowner’s mortgage payments will go toward building future Habitat homes.

grants. Our key donors and pledges who made this possible are: •Bill Davis and Katherine Rossi, Utica •Davisco Family Holdings, Le Sueur •Dick and Patty Downs, St. James •Neil and Sue Eckles, Blue Earth •F & M Community Bank, Preston •Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin

•Tim and Sandy Penny, Owatonna •The Rosen Family Foundation “As a business owner, I understand what these dollars can mean to a growing entrepreneur,” Tom Rosen, The Rosen Family Foundation, said. “I am thrilled to be part of SMIF’s Entrepreneur Fund. I believe this will be the precipice for building and expanding entrepreneurs at every level and a key way to strengthen the economy in southern Minnesota.”

Dinner theater in Chatfield Chatfield, MN: Wits’ End Theatre presents ”Sir Grayson the Grey Knight and the Seven Shady Women” as part of their 3rd Annual Medieval Feast. Show dates are November 15-16-17, 6:30 PM at Potter Auditorium, Chatfield Center for the Arts, 405 Main Street S, Chatfield, Minnesota. In this medieval fairy tale, the Grey Knight escapes execution by the tender-hearted huntsman assigned to the task. Abandoned in the forest, the Grey Knight has two options: to travel to the cottage of the Seven Dwarves – dirty men who live in squalid conditions and work all day in a mine; or the cottage of the Seven Average-Sized Women who are all beautiful maids in need of rescue by a knight. After some consideration, the Grey Knight opts for the women. Sadly, the Seven Average-Sized Women have been enchanted: each can only

speak one phrase, and it’s up to the Grey Knight to solve the riddle, or end up enchanted himself! Catering the evening will be Old Tyme Café, a local restaurant with a regional reputation for great steaks and ribs. The generously-sized meal includes orchid salad with raspberry vinaigrette, barbeque ribs, chutney stuffed chicken breast, roast potatoes, corn, cheesecake dessert, coffee and wassail. Wine, beer and soft drinks are available to purchase. Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling the box office number: 507-867-8780. The ticket price for the dinner theater is $30. Tickets are advance sale only, with sales ending November 12, 2012. For more information on this event please contact Joan Verdegan at 507281-0968.

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Harmony, Minn. – Habitat “I wanted to be in the area for Humanity Winona – Fill- where I grew up, that’s where more Counties will be having I want to raise my kids. I want a wall raising celebration at them to go to the school I went its Harmony house on Sat- to and take part in the activities urday, November 17. Habitat I was lucky enough to take part broke ground on the house in” said Teri. “I want to raise last spring, and they are now my family in the Harmony/ celebrating the new family that Preston area and this home will purchase the home once will give me the opportunity to do that, to be where I feel it’s complete. Get a head start on your college degree safe, comfortable, and around Teri Root, future homeownmake you feel weltaking University of that Minnesota er, works by for the Mayo Clinic in people come in a great community.” Rochester ascourses a Patient Appointonline through PSEO! ment Coordinator. She grew up Because the exterior walls in Fillmore County, but is cur- have already been raised, Saturday’s wall raising celebration rently living in Cresco,Learn Iowa. more: Once home is completed will focus on the interior walls. next spring, Teri will purchase The celebration begins at 8:30 the home from Habitat for am at 165 Niagara Court NW Humanity for a 30-year zero in Harmony, MN. All are wel– an equal opportunity educator and employer – © 2012 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. percent interest mortgage. Her come to attend and meet Teri mortgage payments will help to and her children. build future Habitat homes.



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Chosen Valley Threads has relocated By Barb Jeffers Chosen Valley Threads in Chatfield, Minn. has changed locations after being located in the previous building for 13 years. Mat and Lisa Vaupel took over as owners of Chosen Valley Threads in May of 2012, which was then located at 217 S. Main Street in Chatfield. Shortly thereafter the building at 203 S. Main Street became available and the Vaupels thought the location offered many opportunities for a growing business. The move from one building to another, in October 2012, was “awesome” stated Lisa. Family and employees pitched in during the transition. The fact that the business was relocating just down the block helped to make the move go smoothly as well. Lisa really likes the openness of the new space with high ceilings and large front windows that provide a bright and airy showroom. The building provides more workspace for Lisa and the employees, which is and added advantage. Lisa said that she is “excited about having a storage area in the back” which she did not have in the past. The large front windows of the building will provide Chosen Valley Threads the opportunity for displays of merchandise.

Lisa said she has had “tons of compliments” from customers on the new space. “I absolutely

love it,” stated Lisa, adding that even though they just moved in to the building, she feels as

The FCJ reaches over 12,000 households each week. though it has been a couple of months. Lisa said it’s like they were “meant to be here.” Chosen Valley Threads offers custom embroidery on any

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be embroidered to suit a customer’s needs, and offer design help also. Towels for personal monogramming are available in a variety of colors which would make great wedding gifts, as would the afghans on display. Chosen Valley Threads has a large supply of Chatfield Gopher items and will help out any other school with its school apparel. Beyond embroidery, Chosen Valley Threads offers screen printing, heat transfer, and vinyl lettering. The business employees four people at the current time. An Open House will be held at Chosen Valley Threads on Saturday, November 17, 2012, for customers to view the new space and also to promote holiday gift items. Business hours are Monday - closed, Tuesday through Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The phone number for Chosen Valley Threads is (507) 867-0111.

‘Pets’ is the theme for the season finale “Over the Back Fence” Community Variety Show at the St. Mane Theatre in Lanesboro, Minn. The show will be held on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., with pre-show music by the Lanesboro Methodist Church Praise Team beginning at 7:10 p.m. Our favorite (and only!) host Damon Prestemon will be on his toes as usual, and Heidi Dybing will be ready at the piano. Highlights will include poems and readings, music by the Rutabaga Brothers, a slide show featuring favorite pets, Diane’s Delectable Doggie Treats (an audience participation give-away), an appearance by the Pink Panther, and songs like “Hound Dog” and “Alley Cat” and “Puff the Magic Dragon.” In sponsor interviews, we will learn about the Lanesboro Christmas Inn Tour, F&M Community Bank, Coffee Street Fitness Center, and Associated Bank. The audience will be invited to sing along on “How Much is that Doggy in the Window?”, and

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Southeastern Minnesota IGA stores add REMIS glass Rush Foods, Inc. has installed doors onto previously open cases at three of their locations in southeastern Minnesota. The local grocer added 16 feet of grey doors at Harmony IGA, 88 feet of black doors at Preston IGA, and 84 feet of black doors at Rushford IGA. In addition to the doors, the Rushford location installed 42 feet of black Ecosafe island covers. The system includes new energy efficient LED lighting, which is more reliable than the existing lighting, as well as improved quality of light on the product displayed in the case. The installation was made possible through a USDA Rural Energy for American Pro-

gram energy efficiency grant and rebates from Tri-County Electric Cooperative and Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency. Brad Hoiness, co-owner/ operations manager, said that he heard of REMIS through a fellow IGA retailer who had installed doors to save on his electric bill. For Rush Foods, the estimated annual Kilowatt hour savings at each store is: 5,367 kWh for Harmony, 40,757 kWh for Preston, and 39,558 kWh for Rushford, based on data provided by Director of Member Services for Tri-County Electric Cooperative Brad Pecinovsky. Although saving money was the

primary reason to install the system, improving product quality was a close second motive for the grocer. With the doors comes temperature consistency and as Hoiness explained, “The temperature consistency will not only extend the shelf life of our fresh foods, but also it will keep foods fresh longer in our customers’ refrigerators.” Both customers and employees are proud of the recent store changes. “Our customers like to see improvements made to ‘their store’ and they understand that electricity is getting to be a bigger expense even in their own home. Our employees understand it is necessary to save

money by conserving electricity and are proud that we’ve accomplished that with this project.” So far, customers have shown their appreciation for how much warmer the store feels, which makes shopping more enjoyable. Hoiness said that the installation process went smoothly. “The REMIS team was very professional from start to finish. They understand how to protect our products in the cases they are working on and were able to install the system overnight so it did not negatively impact our business. The custom REMIS system fits so well, it looks like it was always meant to be there.”

Rush Foods, Inc. is a family-owned grocery retailer with stores in Rushford, Preston and Harmony, Minnesota serving communities in Fillmore County. The Hoiness family has owned and operated Rush Foods, Inc. since 1973. REMIS AMERICA offers retro-fit refrigeration doors and covers to grocery retailers that cut energy costs up to 80 percent while also greatly reducing retailers’ carbon footprint. REMIS AMERICA, headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, is the result of a joint venture between, DEHCO, Inc., Elkhart, Indiana, and REMIS GmbH of Cologne, Germany.

SEMAC announces February 1 grant application deadline The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council announces a call for grant proposals in three categories. Postmark deadline is February 1, 2013. All projects must take place between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014. SEMAC is a non-profit arts agency and is the State of Minnesota Arts Board-designated regional arts council for the counties of Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona. Artists in Education Grants The Artists in Education category is intended to support artist residencies in school within the eleven-county SEMAC region. A residency is an interactive arts activity involving students, teachers, and artists. Residencies provide young people with a direct arts experience with artists. Residencies also encourage professional devel-

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Fillmore County Sports Win or done week By Paul Trende Rally Cougars All season long, two very good volleyball squads practiced a mere 15 miles apart from one another. All season long, they practiced without doing so in preparation for a game with each other. When the seeding for the Section 1A-East tournament came out, it became official that powerful squads (#7 in Class A) Mabel-Canton (the 2-seed, 30-5) and Fillmore Central (the 3-seed, 26-5) were destined for a clash. Sometimes big games live up to the hype. Sometimes they do not. This match-up was highly memorable, though one squad walked away very, very dispirited. The Falcons got an early boost. Starting middle hitter Leah Scheevel returned from a wedding just in time to make the first serve. FC used her presence, and Taylor Case’s excellent hitting abilities, to build a 17-11 lead. Mabel responded with a 5-nil run. The teams tied at 18 and 19. M-C had a 3-nil spurt (22-19). FC responded to tie things at 23. Eight ties later, the Falcons got back-to-back kills from Victoria Peterson and Sammi Bakke to get a huge extended-game #1 win, 33-31.

In game 2, they kept up the momentum, leading the first 1/3 of the set. M-C took a brief lead in the middle portion before the Falcons slowly increased their lead to win 25-20. At that point (6 PM), it looked like FC would win, maybe in time for media personnel to make a beeline for a 7 PM sectional semi-final football game. It looked more so that way when FC jolted ahead 9-2 in game 3. From that point on, for whatever reason, the match completely changed. Mainly, M-C kept playing its game, heeding its coach, Lonnie Morken’s advice; ‘one point at a time.’ FC inexplicably faltered. The Cougs, on the strength of a huge 13-1 run, completely flipped the scoreboard, taking an 18-12 lead. They prevailed 25-18, as FC, having started 9-2, scored only nine more points. In set #4, the Falcons initially regrouped. There were ties at one thru seven. Then Cougar setter Carly McCabe took over. She scored five setter-attack kills in the game. M-C finished the set scoring the final seven points to win 25-14, knotting the match at 2-2. At that point, FC was discombobulated. M-C was morethan resilient. The deciding game #5 had each team playing its

Dan Gatzke & Company versus Mean-Green. R-P’s defense curtailed Gatzke. The Trojans via the sophmore air attack of Jonnie Koenen, Cole Kingsley, and Alex Vix curtailed FC 21-7 in the first round of the Section 1A Football Tournament. Photo by Paul Trende hearts out. Nine ties were proof of it. M-C went to their graceful gazelle Belle Sand (5 kills). FC went to their angular attack ace Case (4 kills). A McCabe setterkill gave M-C a 15-14 lead. It put them at game and match point. A year ago, against LewistonAltura, they were in the exact same position, only to be denied.

But when a Falcon attack went into the net, there was no denial, just jubilation. From down 2-sets-to-0, and down 9-2 in game #3, M-C roared back to win an epic match with FC 3-2 (31-33, 20-25, 25-18, 25-14, 16-14). Sand (20 kills, 19 digs) and McCabe (9 kills, 39 assists, 19 digs) were superb. Case (22

kills, 4.5 blocks, 16 digs) was similarly brilliant for FC. Chelsea Rislove (25 digs) and Christine Lee (24 digs) were very active defensively. In heartbreaking fashion, the Falcons finish a marvelous season at 26-6. They’ll graduate only See SPORTS Page 19 

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Rislove. They’ll be heard from again. M-C lives to play #2 in 1A Wabasha-Kellogg in the East Sub-Section final. Gopher Saturday Only one county high school had a legitimate shot of coming out of play-off Saturday with both its volleyball team and football team heading to Sub-Section/Section final games. Chatfield Gopher fans have had a lot to cheer about this season, and October 27th was no different. The volleyball team got things started, facing St. Charles in a Sub-Section 1AA East semifinal. The teams met twice in the regular season, with Gophers winning both (3-0, 3-2). The play-off contest had the teams meeting in the middle. Chatfield dominated game #1 25-9. They were seemingly in command of game #2 too (up 21-15) only for the Saints to pull even at 24, and win in extra points 28-26. Sets three and four were eerily similar. St. Charles was game early, as set #3 was tied at 13 and set #4 10. The Saints then nearly completely disappeared. Chat finished set #3 on a 12-1 run and set #4 on a 15-3 to win 25-14 and 25-13. They won the match 3-1. Maddy Kammer led the Gophs on attack with 15 kills. Kirsten Keefe was her versatile self (29 digs unofficially, 6 kills, 3 aces), Alex Duxbury her defensive self (21 digs unofficially). Kileigh Dudek had 21 assists (unofficially) and 4 aces. The Gophers will again play Caledonia for the 1AA East crown. The football team, on paper, had a much harder task in front of it; beat 9-0 #7 in state in Class AA Lewiston-Altura (the section’s 2-seed). The Gophers (8-1, #10 in state, the 3-seed) collectively

said, “no problem.” Chatfield exploded out of the gate. On their first series, Jake Neis took a pitch going right, was seemingly tripped up after five yards, but kept his feet, broke a tackle, and then zoomed his way to a terrific 64-yard TD run (6-0). On the Gopher’s next possession, Nate Skare hit Jayme LaPlante on a simple crossing route. The big and speedy LaPlante turned it into a 74-yard pitch and catch TD (12-0). A 2nd quarter drive saw Chatfield continue to rip off big chunks of yardage, with Justin Viss doing a lot of damage. On 4th and goal from the L-A 4, the Card’s keyed on Viss and Neis. It allowed LaPlante to come around end for a 4-yard TD run. The Gophs tacked on the fourth 1st half score, a 34-yard Nate Skare FG (set up by a 42-yard Neis run). At half, Chatfield sported an impressive 22-0 lead. They had 11 first downs to L-A’s three, and 327 total yards (256 rushing) to the Card’s 102 (82 rushing). The Gopher offensive line (Brandon Adler, Michael Mabe, Tommy Jech, Mark Neppl, Luke Isensee) was a hole-making juggernaut. L-A regrouped a bit early in the 2nd half, capitalizing on a Neis fumble, turning it into points (a Sheldon Knutson 2-yard run). But 22-6 is a close as the Cards got. Viss scored the Goph’s final TD, a 20-yard run in the 4th quarter, making it 29-6. Card QB Nate Reps hit Knutson on a 50-yard TD strike to cap the scoring. Chatfield’s impressive first half more than paved the way to a convincing 29-12 victory. Gopher blockers paved the way for both Neis (19164, TD) and Viss (21-150, TD) to run rampant. Knutson was the Card’s weapon (10 carries, 45 yard, TD; 3 receptions 58 yards, TD). Chatfield dominated

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•1A Semifinal > #3 (6-3) R-P 7, #2 (7-2) Faribault B.A. 14 (R-P: A. Vix 5 receptions, 41 yards, TD; Zach Boehmke 15 carries, 56 yards. B.A.: Blake Langerud 16 carries, 147 yards, TD; Matt Seigfried recovered an R-P fumble with 3-plus minutes left in the game and returned it 32 yards for the deciding score. R-P’s next drive ended in an interception. Total yards: R-P 128, B.A. 271. Trojans finish the year 6-4) Volleyball 10-22 •1A East Play-Ins > #13 (1-16) Lanesboro 1, #6 (15-11) Spring Grove 3 > 18-25, 20-25, 25-23, 8-25 (L: Madison Ming 7 kills; Megan Kiehne 6 aces; Kaia Hongerholt 14 digs, 5 kills. SG: Nicki Ellingson 17 kills, 6 blocks; Addy Cross 24 assists, 10 digs, 2 blocks, 3 aces. Burros finish year 1-17) •#9 (10-16) Houston 0, #8 (11-16) Kingsland 3 > 25-11, 25-17, 25-14 (K: Cheyenne Losey 16 kills; Lizzie Tart 26 assists; Jessi Kaster 4 kills, 15 digs, 3.5 blocks, 10-10 serving) 10-26 > 1A East Quarterfinals > #5 (10-15) Goodhue 3, #4 (22-10) R-P 1 > 25-22, 22-25, 25-27, 18-25 (R-P: Amy Todd 26 kills; Emily Wade 37 assists; Kendra Crawford 42 digs; Mariah Mueller 21 digs. G: MiKayla Miller 21 kills, 29 digs; Mikayla Tipcke 49 assists, 7 kills; Emilee Roschen 33 digs. Trojans led game #3 20-17 and were at set point twice (24-23 and 25-24). They finish the year with a school record 22 wins, 11 losses) •#8 (12-16) Kingsland 0, #1 (27-2) W-K 3 > 9-25, 8-25, 12-25 (K: L. Tart 9 assists, 8 digs. W-K: Katie Cavalco 16 kills, 15 digs; Kalyn Biever 35 assists. Knights finish season at 12-17) •#7 L-A (12-17) 0, #2 M-C (29-5) 3 > 25-15, 25-19, 25-19 (M-C: Lydia Geving 11 kills, 5 aces; Christy Welscher 9 kills;

C. McCabe 25 assists, 5 kills; B. Sand 11 digs, 4 kills. L-A: Taylor Daley 13 digs, 6 kills) > #6 Spring Grove (16-11) 0, #3 (25-5) FC 3 > 25-12, 25-17, 25-15 (FC: T. Case 12 kills, 10 digs; Tori Peterson 10 kills; Morgan Malley 30 assists, 3 aces; Danielle Zinsmaster 13 digs. SG: N. Ellingson 10 kills) •1AA East Quarterfinal > #7 (5-18) Lake City 0, #2 (19-9) Chatfield 3 > 25-14, 25-15, 25-20 (C: M. Kammer 11 kills; Alex Duxbury 24 digs; Kirsten Keefe 13 digs; Gabrielle Salisbury/Kileigh Dudek 16 assists each. LC: Taylor Koller 10 kills, 5 blocks; Tiffany Hoops 5 kills, 14 digs) Cross-Country 10-28 Section 1A Meet (Boys Team: L-A/R-P finished 8th, Chatfield 9th, and Kingsland 13th (of 18 teams). Lanesboro was incomplete. Knight sophomore Richard Swanson led a good part of the race, before finishing (17:08.8) behind Lourdes’ Ian Torchia (16:39.6), P-E-M’s Pat Reinschmidt (16:53.9), and Cotter’s Matt Schrupp (17:02.3). Swanson, and Chatfield sophomore Christian Bance (8th place) each qualified for state. Ryan Ruberg (18th) and Erik Peterson (24th of 136 total runners) were L-A/RP’s and Lanesboro’s top finishers. Girls Team: Chatfield finished 5th, L-A/R-P 13th, and Kingsland 18th (of 19). Lanesboro was incomplete. Gopher senior Kayla Woltz, a five-time state qualifier (with four top five finishes) couldn’t quite run down Cannon Falls’ Emi Trost for the championship. Trost (15:26.6) edged Woltz (15:29.7) by a mere three seconds. Woltz (2nd) and teammate Karen Gomez (12th place) both earned trips to state. Kingsland 8th grader Erica Earley finished 25th (of 130 total runners))

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Ankle-breaking Jake Neis became ‘1st half Jake Neis.’ In the first 24 minutes of Chatfield’s two Section 1AA tournament games, Neis was a beast, racking up 186 yards and 4 total TD’s versus Dover-Eyota, following it up with 154 yards and a TD versus Lewiston-Altura. Those efforts helped the Gophs to 35-6 and 22-0 halftime leads, to wins, and a match-up with Caledonia in the Section 1AA finals. Photo by Jade Sexton

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the 1st down battle, 18 to 5. They dominated total yards, 474 to 191. They likely won’t have things quite so easy in the Section 1AA title game. They get a re-match of week six’s 6-0 loss to #1 Caledonia. Football 10-23 •9-Man Quarterfinals > #6 LeRoy-Ostrander (2-6) 54, #3 Lanesboro (5-3) 65 (L: Niko Anderson 278 yards rushing, 7 total TD’s (6 rushing, interception return). Burros generally controlled game, leading 34-20 at halftime and 58-32 after three quarters) •#5 M-C (3-5) 28, #4 Houston (4-4) 67 (M-C: Houston led 38-28 entering 4th quarter before scoring 29 unanswered points. Cougars end season at 3-6) •1A Quarterfinals > #6 FC (2-6) 7, #3 R-P (5-3) 21 (R-P: Jonnie Koenen 11 of 21, 181 yards, 2 TD’s, 2 INT’s; Cole Kingsley 6 receptions, 76 yards, TD, rushing TD; Alex Vix 3 receptions, 67 yards, TD. FC: Andy Coyle 5 receptions, 74 yards, TD; Tom Henry 11 carries, 68 yards; Brandon Breitsprecher 10-23, 104 yards, TD, 3 INT’s. Teams combined for around 150 yards rushing (2.3 yards per carry). Game featured 13 three-and-outs, 13 punts, in final 21 combined possessions. FC finishes season at 2-7) •#7 Kingsland (1-7) 6, #2 Faribault B.A. (6-2) 46 (Knights finish at 1-8) •1AA Quarterfinal > #6 DoverEyota (2-6) 13, #3 Chatfield (7-1) 41 (C: J. Neis 15 carries, 186 yards, 3 TD’s, 42-yard interception return TD (all in 1st half); Ethan Wright 7 carries, 90 yards, TD; N. Skare 35-yard TD pass to Reid Danielson. D-E: Justin Johnson hit Joseph Reiss (85-yards) and Brady Boynton (6-yards) for scores) 10-27 •9-man Semifinal > #3 (6-3) Lanesboro 6, #2 (8-1) Grand Meadow 42 (L: N. Anderson 25 carries, 64 yards, TD; team amassed under 100 yards total offense. GM: Trenton Bleifus 155 yards rushing, 3 TDs, 202 yards passing, 3 TDs; Bryce Benson 4 receptions, 107 yards, 2 TDs. Burros finish season 6-4)

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Jim Johnson of Rushford has a passion for building marble mazes. Johnson knows how much these mazes are enjoyed by students and has graciously donated one of his mazes to Rushford-Peterson Elementary. The students are excited and thrilled to have this very unique tool for science education and useful play. Photo submitted

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Sue’s Muse By Sue Ommen

Airlines and Disasters The airlines have been in the news a great deal recently. Safety concerns from seats coming loose from their base made headlines a couple of weeks ago. Cancellations of flights along the East Coast from the disaster of Hurricane Sandy have been broadcast. Even though only on a much smaller personal scale, airlines and disastrous weather bring to mind the trip I took with two friends to Chicago a long time ago. The trip started as a lark, the highlight of our summer working together at Donaldson’s in downtown Minneapolis. Though strangers when hired,

Thank You!

From the bottom of my heart to family and friends who made my 100TH birthday celebration a memory to cherish. Your attendance at my party, cards, gifts, phone calls and visits are so appreciated! It was wonderful to have so many of you take time out of your day to celebrate with me and to see cousins and friends that I haven’t seen for a long time. There have been many changes in my 100 years but God’s love and the love of family and friends has remained constant. I have been blessed with family, friends and good health. I pray you are blessed with the same.

Marian Nelson

we became friends while working in the Buyer-Trainee Program. After many discussions over lunch about where to get the best deal through the travel agency, we settled on a trip to Chicago. We arrived at the airport on Friday night, wearing the trends of the times and an air of anticipation. Boyfriends had supplied transit, and stayed for a celebratory sendoff meal in the rather nice airport dining room. It was certainly a more carefree time to travel, before 9/11, with less regulations and cheap seats on standby status, though we had booked seats ahead for this flight. Then the cancellations started to roll in, as storm warnings became more serious. After several hours of waiting, our flight was canceled as well, and we could see all our youthful hopes for a fun-filled weekend being dashed. However, at 10 PM, another airline announced they would pick up the canceled flight. We assured ourselves the other airlines were being overly cautious, and it was safe to travel. So we boarded the plane and settled in for a tumultuous ride. Later, when I ventured to the bathroom, I overheard one of the three stewardesses, tightly buckled into their seats, tell the others in an alarmed whisper, that the storm had been upgraded to tornado warnings. Sleep was imposPlease join us for a

50th Anniversary

Happy Golden Birthday

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Tiana on the 7th!

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Love, Grandma Julie & Mark

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sible as our plane bucked as though riding a bronco, hitting uncooperative air currents all around us. At 1 AM we arrived, but unfortunately it was in Milwaukee. My eyes widened, as they rolled a portable staircase up to the plane to disembark. After an hour on the ground, they deemed it safe enough to fly, and after another very turbulent flight, we arrived in Chicago at 4 AM. We claimed our baggage and hurried outside to find that the cab drivers had chosen that morning to make good on their threat to strike. A few independents were frantically picking up fares and finally we jumped into the back seat of a cab as two strange men climbed into the front, and then we all took off for downtown. Once on the freeway, the cab slowed down until the driver pulled over to the side and apologetically informed us he was out of gas. He fished the gas can out of the trunk and ran off, leaving us to wonder if we’d ever see him again. We eyed the men in front, wondering if they had a criminal record. But soon he was back, and we took off once more, yearning for a bed to get some much-needed sleep. At the hotel, we checked in with the clerk at the desk, and were informed that if we waited an hour longer, we’d only be required to pay for one night instead of two. After sitting dejectedly in the hobby, eyes drooping shut, the clerk took pity on us and showed us to our rooms early. We surveyed the shabby space in disbelief, as it looked like the maid quarters in “Upstairs, Downstairs.” Back at the desk in the lobby, we vented our indignation, only to discover the nice suite of rooms we’d splurged on had been given away when we didn’t show. A little more savvy,

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we called hotels within walking distance until lodging was found nearby. After retrieving our luggage, now much heavier, we made our way to a very nice group of rooms, threw ourselves on our beds and passed out. An hour later one of my friends woke us up shouting, “We are in Chicago, let’s go out and party!” Being young and resilient, we quickly washed the dirt of travel away and went sightseeing, visiting Old Town and the Chicago Institute of Art, at my insistence. That night we dressed in all of our finery to see a play. The next night held even more excitement as one of the girls had borrowed a key to the Playboy Club. We were all pretty naïve, but very curious about this famous place. It didn’t live up to our expectations, but we still enjoyed gaping at the bunny tails winding their way around the tables. All in all, what started out as a disaster turned into a trip that was unforgettable.

Sunday morning, we were relieved to hear the taxicab strike was settled, and the weather sunny. We arrived home without further incident. Sunday night I was surprised to see a large, unruly crowd on the news, picketing in front of the hotel we had vacated just a short time earlier. It was 1968, the week of the Democratic convention, and history was being made. Riots escalated during the week, the unrest due to the unpopular Vietnam War, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., three months earlier and the recent shooting of Bobby Kennedy, one of the hopefuls for president. Eventually, the National Guard was called to quell the angry mobs, leading me to wonder which force of nature was more disturbing, the storm we had flown through, or the climate of the nation.

3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup all-purpose flour, divided 6 4-ounce cube steaks. 1 large onion, sliced into strips 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups beef stock. 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

Conventional Round Steak with onions and mushrooms

Preheat the oven to 350°. Heat the oil in a skillet. Dredge steaks in some of the flour, reserving the rest of the flour. Brown steaks in the oil. Place a layer of sliced onions, mushrooms and garlic into an oven-proof dish, and alternate the layers of steak and onion mixture. Pour in beef stock and Worcestershire sauce. Cover and bake for two hours in a preheated oven. Remove steaks and onion mixture from the dish, and whisk in 2 tablespoons of the remaining flour. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and cook, stirring until thickened. Serve steaks and onions with gravy over rice or noodles. We like a mixture of wild rice, brown rice and. Arborio rice.

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A precious one from us is gone. A voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our lives which never can be filled. If heaven wasn’t so far away, I would load up my family and come for a day. It would be so great to see you again! You are missed so much! Love ~ Your Family

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299 2/$ Hormel Dried Beef.................................. 3 2/$ Hormel Sliced Pepperoni........................ 3 2/$ Hormel Sliced Canadian Bacon............... 3 $ 49 IGA Bologna.........................................1 2/$ Oscar Mayer Lunchables.........................4 2/$ Brats, Smoked Sausage or Kielbasa.......5 2/$ Pork Sausage Rolls.................................5 $ 49 Golden Smoked Ham & Water Product...7 $ 99 Jennie-O Turkey............................... 3 $ 29 Imitation Flake Style Crab Meat...... 2 $ 99 Shurfresh Cod Fillets.......................4 $ 99 Shurfresh Braunschweiger................1 $

7-9 Oz. • Assorted

Oscar Mayer Shaved Deli Meats...... 2.5 Oz.

3.5 Oz.

3.5 Oz.

1 Lb.

8.8-11.5 Oz. • Assorted

14 Oz. • Johnsonville

16 Oz. • Jimmy Dean

4 Lb. • John Morrell

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Chicken Leg Quarters


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59 Lb.

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2 Lb.

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Granny Smith Apples


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$ 69

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1 $ 99 Mr. Dee’s Hashbrown Patties.....2 2/$ Create a Meal or Pasta Accents............ 5 $ 49 Eggo Buttermilk Pancakes......... 2 $ 49 Eggo Waffles............................. 2 $ 49 Garlic Bread, Sticks or Toast......2 $ 59 Stouffers Signature Classics.......2 $ 88 Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection 2 $ 99

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IGA Cinnamon Rolls

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24 Oz. • Assorted

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299 2/$ Kellogg’s Special K Chips or Crackers............ 5 4/$ Pringles Potato Chips..................................... 5 2/$ Frito Can Dips.................................................5 $ 88 Old Dutch Twin Pack Potato Chips......... 2 2/$ Cheetos.......................................................... 5 2/$ Old Dutch Kettle Corn.....................................5 2/$ Fritos Corn Chips............................................ 5 2/$ Lay’s Kettle Chips....................... 5 8.1 Oz. • Assorted


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will be published and distributed to Journal readers. Over the past three years, all three cookbooks have generated an accumulation of over 250 tried and tested recipes from local cooks in Fillmore County. All of these recipes will be accessible at year-round. In addition, the long-term plan is to take the compilation of the top three finishers’ recipes in each of the nine categories and publish a hard cover cookbook to be made available to the public in the years ahead. This would Contestant Wendy Thon steps back from a table full of sweets as involve at least 10 or 15 years of judge Jason Sethre begins the taste-testing. cooking contests before enough Photo by Brad Hoiness recipes could constitute a hard cover cookbook. The annual participation in the cooking contest by all of the cooks is greatly appreciated and shared with the public in the cookbook. We hope you’ll enjoy trying these recipes as much as our judges.

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(L to R): Gabby Gatzke, Kim Sapp and Mitchell Walbridge sample goodies as they make difficult judging decisions. Photo by Brad Hoiness


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Open House at Spring Valley Senior Living Evergreens Spring Valley Senior Living (SVSL) will host an Open House celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Evergreens on November 9, 2012, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Evergreens, 800 Memorial Drive, Spring Valley. The Evergreens is a registered “housing with services” community comprised of 20 one and two bedroom apartments and offers choices for older

adults who want peace of mind for both themselves and their families. Housekeeping, meals, home care services, wellness center, and various activities are among options available. Spring Valley Senior Living provides quality long-term health care and senior housing in Spring Valley and the surrounding communities. For more information about the event or the apartments, call (507) 346-1246.

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A place for family and friends I have written about the Old Barn Resort before, but it is definitely worth revisiting for many reasons. This is one of those places that melds well with its natural surroundings. Whether golfing within the valley along the Root River and the Root River State Trail, fishing and camping in the treefilled campground, or simply grabbing a bite to eat at the restaurant, the Old Barn Resort is a place where my family continues to make memories. Shirley, the owner, and her staff prepare excellent food and make this stop a fun place to tell people about. On the evening of October

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9, 2012, I asked my wife if we could just take the easy route for dinner and stop by the Old Barn Resort. That sure beats having to cook for yourself, and then somebody else does the dishes! So, she agreed. What’s always interesting to me when we go out to eat is that I can always recall what I had for dinner, and I can never remember what anyone else ordered. However, after I am done with my meal, I look around the table and wait for others to tap-out from dining fatigue. Whatever anyone else in the family can’t finish, I’m there to finish the job. I guess it’s always been that way since I was a little kid. I fear the day it catches up

with me. I guess this means I will have to just train harder for the Fillmore County Turkey Day Run. Well, in case you were wondering, I had the Jalapeno Bacon Cheddar Burger. I always love spicy food, so this stood out on the menu like a pot of gold. I absolutely enjoyed my burger. And, they seriously have dynamite fries. Delicious! As I’ve said before, they always have great food at the Old Barn Resort. We’ve been there for the Mother’s Day Brunch and the Easter Brunch, and they have something to brag about. I can’t remember all of the food I consumed, but I do remember the delicious ribs -finger lickin’ good! To me, we are very fortunate to have the best family-owned restaurants in the region right here in our backyard. I prefer our local restaurants over any cookie-cutter chain restaurants in the big city. Yes, the Old Barn Resort dining experience comes with two finger lickin’ thumbs up! You can find the Old Barn Resort on Hwy. 17 between Preston and Lanesboro. They also have a website: www.barnresort. com.

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Monday, November 5, 2012 Jimmie will be gone from September 9th to the 14th and return on the 15th. Sealed Bid info old squad car (Crown Victoria)—Sealed bid information will be included in water bills Flyer about Bauer Built (Hanson Tire, LeRoy) Motion by Start, seconded by Nesler and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Next meeting is scheduled for October 2nd, at 6 p.m.

The monthly meeting of the King have expressed interest in Ostrander City Council was helping with this project, too. d called to order at 6:00 p.m. Motion by Nesler, and secondby Mayor Linda Schwenn. All ed by Start and unanimously wspaper carried to accept the bid from council members were present. to Approval parof Consent Agenda Spring Valley Greenhouse & by Kunert, and sec- Floral for the Acer Ginnala the Motion 2x2 onded by Thompson and unan- Bailey compact Amur Maple in Network imously carried to accept the the spring of 2013. running Trinity is getting new chairs. consent agenda. the main VISITORS Lois Hanson, It was questioned if the city n ofPam your Kunz, Kim & John Schrae- would like some folding chairs (not der,the Erin Brugh, Arlene Bestor, for the new office, dependon the price. They are degree Carole Jones, ection of Hodson, Heidi Get a heading start on your college being sold for $3 each. Motion DEPARTMENT HEADS aper). At by taking University of Minnesota by Kunert, and seconded by Public Works Director— vertisers Have a Story Idea? Thompson and unanimously Jimmie Dean—Was present. courses online through PSEO! a specifCouncil approved monthly carried to purchase 40 folding Contact the However, chairs. report. Fillmore County Journal Learn more: n is The ulti-new city office is ready to It was brought up again about P: 507.765.2151 F: 507.765.2468 Mike Rohrer & Michelle Miller painted. tobeeach E: to extend their stack because of Fire Chief—Jimmie Dean— Ads may Was present. Council approved smoke. Rhonda will send a letecreased ter. monthly report. ize to fit The city is receiving notic– an equal opportunity educator andNEW employer –BUSINESS © 2012 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved. n sizes. es that reports are not being Kruegels/LP & K&H/LP— turned in by their due dates: Motion by Thompson, and secot bill On for March 31st, these were due; onded by Kunert and unaniRF-11, you have SC-11, MBW-11, SID- mously carried to accept the 11.callBy August 1st; SC-12 & bid for 5,000 gallons through lease Kruegels for $1.259 for city MBW-12 were also due. 800/279 Police Chief—Tom Mosh- offices. Motion by Thompk you. er— Was present. Council son, and seconded by Start and unanimously carried not to approved monthly report. include the new city office (Co OLD BUSINESS Sign Retroreflectivity Evalua- op bldg). Motion by Start, and tion and Maintenance Policy— seconded by Nesler and unaniRhonda spoke with Chris Smith mously carried to use K&H LP regarding this. The deadline has services for the new city office been extended to 2014. Chris is bldg and to pay as we need it. hoping to have a model policy 2013 Levy and preliminary Meeting ready for cities in the Spring budget—Special scheduled for September 13th 2013. Councilmember Thompson @ 6:30 p.m. was wondering if there should Notice of Public Meeting on be some reimbursement from 2013 Budget and Levy. SchedRural Fire Dept for the insur- uled for December 4th, 2013 ance on their vehicles? Rhon- @ 7:30 p.m. da has included information Election Judges—For the from other cities on what they General Election Rhonda has do. Rhonda also spoke to contacted Lori Hubka and/or Mike Sourahda and he said he Merlin Christenson. Motion wouldn’t be able to make it to by Thompson, and seconded the meeting. He said that they by Nesler and unanimously could reimburse the city for this carried to accept Lori and Meramount, if that is what council lin as Judges. The new city office is now would like. Cement barriers for donated ready to be painted. Need to Lund property—$3,600 for 12; talk to Jimmie Rhonda contacted Red Man Jimmie brought up a past Construction $3,412.24 for 29 due bill that needs to be taken Bollards—Rhonda will get some care of. After much discussion, cost ideas on planters (quite Motion by Nesler, and secondexpensive). In council packets, ed by Start and unanimously there are some bids on different carried to have this bill paid in hedges from the Spring Valley full by October 1st. Greenhouse. 4-H and Pauline OTHER


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Brad Boice Concert The public is invited to a musical concert presented by Brad Boice at the Fillmore Free Methodist Church (in the village of Fillmore) at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, November 11. Brad, who has been an Elvis Presley tribute artist since 2005, will be sharing a concert of sacred and Elvis music. Brad Boice started his Elvis Tribute in 2005 after attending a musical impersonator show with his wife JulAnn. Since that time, he has entertained thousands of people in many different venues. Brad has performed in nine Elvis competitions since starting

his Elvis Tribute, and has placed 1st four times. In addition, he has been the featured performer on the Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship “Independence of the Seas” for the annual Elvis Birthday Bash. Brad, like Elvis, cares about people, and Brad desires to honor God through his music. There is no charge for the concert, and a free-will offering will be received to help build a home for a poor family in Honduras. For more information, contact Pastor Mike Hopper of the Fillmore Church at (507) 3525455.


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Bring it on! Fillmore Central Style By Gabby Gatzke Growing up, our parents often offer us a variety of opportunity to try different activities in school and in our communities. For Garrett Wangen, a 12 yearold at Fillmore Central High School, an opportunity arose and

he took advantage of it. Fillmore Central offers cheerleading as a fall sport and for the years that Fillmore Central has existed, it has been a female dominated sport. But this year, that all changed. Wangen has always liked dance


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always enjoyed listening to music and dancing to it. Wangen decided to join cheerleading when he started the 7th grade in Harmony this year. Wangen said that his parents were both very supportive with his decision to join cheerleading and made it to every football game that he cheered at. Wangen said the girls on the cheerleading squad have been very nice and were happy to see him join. Sexton also noted that his coach Melissa Kiehne was also very welcoming to her son joining the cheer squad. She even helped get a custom made uniform for him to wear at all the games and pep fests. As far as Wangen’s favorite part of cheerleading this year, he said the pep fest was definitely a favorite event for him, even though he was very nervous. Sexton said he did a great job regardless. When noting what advice he could give to other boys who may be interested in cheerleading, Wan-

according to his mother, Jade Sexton. Sexton said that her son as been interested in gymnastics and dancing since he was able to do them. Aside from the dancing aspect of cheerleading, music was also a selling point for Wangen. He has

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gen said, “Be confident and do what you want to do!” As far as Wangen’s future in cheerleading, he plans to stay active until graduation, and even has aspirations to continue his love for the sport into college. He has even began to teach his younger sister a thing or two in regards to cheers and dancing. Wangen’s story proves that allowing young people to have different opportunities to participate in a variety of activities is something that leaves a lasting impression on them and their peers for a lifetime.

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Jackie’s Health & Fitness Center The “New Aerobic Dance Studio” will be starting in December instead of November and will be located in the basement of the Potter Auditorium instead of the recent hardware store in Chatfield. Until then, classes will continue to be in the bottom of the Fitness Center. Come join Aerobics, Zumba, Golden Girls and more! If you have questions please call Jackie at 507.273.7733

32nd Annual Norwegian Menu

Meatball Supper Sunday, November 18, 2012 Family style serving from Noon to 6:00 pm

Norwegian Meatballs • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Glazed Carrots • Coleslaw • Cranberry Relish Lefse • Flatbread • Rolls • Holiday Baking • Coffee • Milk

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Annual Meeting Notice The Farmers Co-op elevaTor Company of rushford will hold its annual meeting of the members on saturday, november 17 11:00 a.m.

rushford-peterson High school auditorium rushford, minnesota Lunch will be served following the meeting

members have a direct voice in the way Farmers Cooperative elevator Company operates. each year we hold an annual membership meeting — a forum for members to ask questions, learn about their co-op and take part in the business proceedings, including disTriCT TrusTee eleCTions. it’s a chance to celebrate the successes of the past year with your cooperative family. all current members and their families are invited. steve oian Jr., president | dan Hanson, secretary

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A Journey to Freedom: A special program to be held at Luther College By Jade Sexton There are war stories from around the world that have not been heard by many people, and one of the most fascinating comes from the Vietnam War. The story of the USS Kirk, a ship that saved more than 33,000 Vietnamese men, women and children is one that especially struck a young Micheal Foster from Decorah. He has since made it his mission to make sure the heroic story is heard and its heroes recognized. Micheal’s father, Kent Foster is a photographer in Decorah. Foster said his son Micheal has become friends with some of the people who were on that ship, including Paul Jacobs, who was the Commander of the USS Kirk at the time. Foster explained that during the fall of Saigon, the USS Kirk returned to shore to rescue people and vessels. They had no help from anyone until they reached international water, and it was a five-day journey. “They only lost one person in those five days,” said Foster. “And that was a baby that aspirated from pneumonia.” Foster described it as a very emotional experience, as there were thousands of people that left their homes and their country and sometimes family members, in order to be saved from the North Vietnamese army. Micheal Foster, a sophomore in high school in Decorah, has been to California, the east coast, and many local places talking about this. According to his father, Micheal is a very articulate speaker, and wishes to be President of the United

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States one day. He met and spoke with Barack Obama during his visit to Decorah, and he has even created a website to spread awareness at A Journey to Freedom will be presented at Luther College on November 10, 2012, 1:30 p.m. at the Center for Faith and Life. The Decorah Corale and the Decorah High School Drumline will perform, and speakers are Vadm Adam M. Robinson, Jr., a retired Surgeon General for the US Navy;

Paul Jacobs, Commander of the USS Kirk and retired US Navy Captain; and Jan Herman, Historian, and retired from the Naval Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. A documentary on the USS Kirk will be shown after the presentation. Foster said it’s a chance to invite veterans and their families to hear about humanitarian efforts during war, and his son was instrumental in getting the speakers to come.


Hay Sale

Monday, noveMber 12TH, 2012 aT noon

Note: Sale Is Second Monday of each Month SALe SIte: Preston Dairy & Farm of Canton 1/2 Mile West of Canton, MN on Hwy. 52


CALL DoN 507.743.2250 oR GeHLING AUCtIoN CoMPANY 507.765.2131

All hay must be on the lot by 5pm the Friday prior to the auction. All bales must be removed by 2 weeks of the sale date. Loader tractor will be onsite 1 week ahead of sale and 1 week after the sale. All round bales & big square bales must be unloaded. No Saturday, Sunday Or Monday Unloading. Loader Fee $1.00 Per Bale. Only Small Square Bales Will Be Sold On Trailers Or Wagons But Must Be Weighed Empty And Full - There Will Be No Exceptions.

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Real Estate Parcel 1 - 2 bedroom home with hardwood floors, fuel ail furnace with wood add on unit, a new mound system to be installed by the sellers in November and there is a well on this property. There is also .95 acre with a barn and garage. Parcel 2 - 10 acres M/L of tillable land. There will be an easement to the tillable acres on the North side of the house property and also from the church property. Plus Furniture - Household items, appliances, antique and collectables, lawn and garden tools, all types miscellaneous and a 1999 Ford Windstar Lx mini van - 86,470 miles. For more information and photos, go to www.gehlingauction. co or call Jo Ann 507.951.2291 or Gehling Auction at 507.765.2131. Terms on Real Estate: 20% nonrefundable down day of sale and balance is due at closing on or before January 8, 2013. Terms on personal property cash on good check day of sale.

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America Recycles Day LaVerne C. Paulson Recycling Education Coordinator America Recycles Day will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary November 15. It is a day set aside each year to educate people about the need for better recycling and motivate them to improve their recycling habits. I would venture to guess that everyone in Fillmore County participates in at least one form of recycling, while others may recycle a dozen materials or perhaps LaVerne even more. Paulson Some individuals will drop an occasional pop can or bottle in a recycling container while a another person diligently sets one or two containers on

the curb to be collected each week. Others, without curbside service, bring their recyclables to the recycling center or deposit them in one of the many rural containers that are found throughout the county. Fillmore County collects tons and tons of recyclables each week and in a few, short days, these materials become new bottles, cans, paper, or other products made from recycled materials. Here are a some ways that residents of Fillmore County are reducing, reusing, and recycling at the present time. When you are finished reading this paper, cut this article out and put it in a prominent place that will remind you to try some new ways of recycling. You may want to try one or two new ways to help our environment now and add one or two more to your list later in a month or two.

Construction Business Auction Saturday, November 10, 2012 • 9:30am Art Craft Inc. - 182 Industrial Rd LaCrescent, MN Bill Farrell 507-429-9333 99 Ford 1 Ton w/ 11’ Dump Box 28 K Miles , 94 Chev Kodiak Gas w/ 14’ Dump Box 24 K Miles, 98 16’ Job Trailer, Clark Fork Lift CFY80, 3 Scissors Lifts, Large Asst of Scaffolding, Cement & Dry Wall Equipment, Cement Pump & Mixers, Job Tool Boxes & Equip. Laser Levels & Specialty Tools, Metal Framing Studs & Tracks & Num. Tools Sweeney Auction Service Waukon IA 563-568-2464

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AUCTIONEER NOTE: We will be selling a large selection of furniture, antiques, collectibles, tools and household items from 2 estates and several parties downsizing. Don’t miss this auction! Selling 2 Rings All Day

14-16 Hayracks of Smalls • 1989 Oldsmobile 88 4 dr. 100,000+ miles, 1816 Albert stickley writing desk and chain, early 1800’s swedish King Gustar sofa bed, Mahagony secretary desk with chair, singer long arm sewing machine, 4 poster pine single bed, 40+ piece (poppy) depression glass, 1/2 size German iahn, pine kitchen cabinet, original paintings matted and framed, oak cane chairs, oak kitchen table with leaves, plus many other collectible items. For more info contact auction company or sAle ArrAnged And conducted by spring vAlley sAles compAny

Auctioneers: Dick Schwade Lic. 23-10018, 507-346-2183 or 7834, Cell 507-251-7313; Tom Jasper 50-113, 507-251-7654; Kevin Grabau 23-91, 507-951-1478 ringmen: Bob Root, Roger Becker clerk: Spring Valley Sales - Fax 507-346-2163. Announcements dAy of tAke precedence over Any Advertised or pre-printed mAteriAl All of tHe Above mercHAndise is selling As is, wHere is, witH no wArrAnty. terms: cAsH or good cHeck dAy of sAle. notHing to be removed until settled for. not responsible for Accidents or mercHAndise After sold. pleAse bring proper identificAtion.

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Monday, November 5, 2012 Remove plastic caps from bottles and jugs. The caps are made of a different form of plastic and melt at a different temperature. When caps find their way into the vats of melted plastic, they can contaminate the contents. Do not recycle #5 plastic containers. Use them for leftovers, take them to the Cities, ship them to the east coast, donate them to a church kitchen, or put them in your garbage. Like your plastic bottle caps, #5 plastic melts at a different temperature and contaminates the useable plastic. Just keep them out of your recycling container. Recycle #1 and #2 plastic only. These numbers are found inside the “chasing arrows” recycling symbol on the bottom of most plastic containers. Just because the container has the recycling symbol, does not make it recyclable. Only #1 and #2 are recyclable in Fillmore County. Limit your use of styrofoam. Use a plastic or metal coffee cup while away from home. Take your own container (perhaps a #5) to a restaurant to bring home extra food. 25,000,000,000 styrofoam cups are used and landfilled each year....and they don’t decompose for hundreds of years. Styrofoam is not recyclable in Fillmore County. Become a member of the “bring your own bag” brigade. The cloth or canvas bags are much stronger, can be washed, and with the different colors available, you can most likely match your outfit for the day. Hundreds of tons of plastic bags used in the United States each year is more than excessive. If you must use plastic, take them back to the store along with other bags used for dry-cleaning, bread, potatoes, or carrots. Of course, they must be clean and dry. Recycle all newspaper, ads, magazines, cardboard, boxboard, empty paper towel tubes, junk mail, and books, including phone books. Shredded paper is also very recyclable, but make sure it is contained in a closed paper bag or cardboard box. Boxboard used in refrigerators and freezers is not recyclable due to the wax coating (not recycling friendly) that keeps them from falling apart if they pick up some moisture. These include fridge packs for soda, TV dinner boxes, and, of course, frozen pizza boxes. Please do not use plastic bags for recycling shredded paper or anything else. Make a serious attempt to keep all plastic bags out of the recycling. It may be convenient to use them, but they cause all sorts of problems when they get to the Twin Cities and wrap around all the shafts, gears, and pulleys on the machines that separate the different recyclable items. This is just the start of the list of habits to make you a better recycler. I am planning a second article on this in the near future. If there is a recycling subject that you would like me to share with the residents of the county, please contact me at lpaulson@co.fillmore.<mailto:lpaulson@> and I will try to include it in a future article.


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Land Rent workshops Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties Three Land Rent Workshops have been scheduled for Houston, Fillmore, and Winona Counties. The first will be on Wednesday afternoon, November 14, at the Houston County Justice Center, lower level, East meeting room, in Caledonia from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. The second Thursday evening, November 15, in room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, 902 Houston Street NW, Preston Jerrold Tesmer 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The third will be Saturday afternoon, November 17, in conference room B at the Winona County Office Building, 202 W 3rd Street, Winona from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Winona Extension Educator Jake Overgaard and Fillmore/Houston

Extension Educator Jerry Tesmer will share information from three recently revised publications from the North Central Farm Management Extension Committee. They are “Fixed and Flexible Cash Rental Arrangements for Your Farm,” “Crop Share Rental Arrangements for Your Farm,” and “Pasture Rental Arrangements for Your Farm.” We will also look at local and national trends in land rent. Much of the local information is based on seventeen years of the Fillmore County Land Rent Survey. A worksheet will help participants determine fair and profitable rental arrangements. Pre-registration is preferred to guarantee an adequate supply of handouts. Walk-ins will be welcome. For further information contact Jake Overgaard, Winona County Extension 507457-6445 or Jerry Tesmer in Fillmore County at 507-765-3896 tesme001@umn. edu or in Houston County at 507-725-5807.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS TUESDAY, NOV. 6 Fillmore County Public Health Blood Pressure Clinic, 10-10:30 Sylvan Manor, Lanesboro and 10:30-11:00 Kenilworth Apartments, Lanesboro. Fillmore County Public Health Blood Pressure Clinic 11-11:30pm, Thurber Building, Chatfield. Knit it Together, 3:30-4:30pm, Preston Public Library. Knitting for all levels. For fundraiser info, call 507-867-3583.* Chili Supper- Greenfield Lutheran Church, Harmony. 5-7pm. Carryouts available. Bluff Country Toastmasters meet, 5:30pm, Spring Valley Public Library.* AA Meeting, 7pm, Faith United Methodist Church, Spring Valley. “Living in the Solution.” Newcomers welcome.* Adult Children Anonymous (formerly known as Adult Children of Alcoholics) meeting, 7pm. Call Deb 507-765-5336 for info.* Chatfield AA meets, 7:30pm in the Pio­neer Presbyterian Church, 206 Fillmore St., Chatfield.* Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Auxiliary monthly meeting, 7:30pm, Preston Servicemen’s Clubrooms. Inspection by First District Representative Julie Odette. Bring 2 dozen cookies, plates for shut-ins will be assembled at 6:45pm prior to meeting.

1300 West Tracy Rd. Spring Valley, MN.* Evergreen’s 5th Anniversary Open WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7 House: 2-4pm, The Evergreens at Fillmore County Public Health Spring Valley Senior Living, 800 provides free blood pressure checks Memorial Drive, Spring Valley. in Spring Valley, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Public invited. at Hillside Apartments, 409 S Hudson Ave. and 10:45-11:15 a.m. Chatfield NA meeting, 7:30pm, Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 206 at the Community Center. Fillmore St. Chatfield.* Little Cedar Lutheran Church Harmony AA Group- Harmony Annual Lutefisk and Meatball Community Center, 8pm, For Dinner, Adams, MN. 11am-1pm and 5:00-7:30pm. WELCA Bazaar more info call 612-251-3822 or 507-272-2191* at 9am, Bake Sale Grandma’s Attic at 9:30am. SATURDAY, NOV. 10 Spring Valley Area Foodshelf, Lanesboro AA Group, 8:00pm, 2-5pm. 1300 West Tracy Rd. Bethlehem Lutheran Church. For Spring Valley.* more info, call 507-251-1771 or Merry Meeters Birthday Club, 765-2518.* 2pm, Pickett home. Roll call: Senior Citizens meet for Senior Favorite Thanksgiving treat. Dining at Chic’s Pizza, 11am. Burr Oak Lutheran Church Bingo at Servicemen’s Club after Meatball Supper: 4-8pm. Serving lunch. family style, handicap accessible. Neighbor’s Night at Eagle Bluff, 7-9:30pm. Join staff for a night THURSDAY, NOV. 8 of good company, wine and hors Free Senior Coffee, 9am, Heritage d’oeuvres. RSVP by Nov. 7 to Dawn at 467-2437, info@eagleGrove, Harmony.* Story Hour- Harmony Public Library, 11am. No school, no story SUNDAY, NOV. 11 hour.* Legion VFW and Auxiliary’s VetCanton Senior Citizens meet at 1pm for cards and visiting, Canton eran’s Day Breakfast, 8am-1pm, Community Center.* Spring Valley Community Center Empty Bowls, Caring Hearts in FRIDAY, NOV. 9 Harmony. 11am-1:00pm, Harmony Community Center, 225 3rd Spring Valley Area Foodshelf, Senior Citizens Day, 9am-10am. AA Closed Meeting, 8pm, Presbyterian Church, Mill St, Rushford.*

Ave SW. Proceeds go to Fillmore County Food Shelf. NA Meeting, 7:00pm, United Methodist Church, downstairs, Preston. Call Jay for info 507-3996089. * Fountain AA Group closed meeting, 7:30pm. Fountain Lutheran Church, south Main St. and Highway 52.* MONDAY, NOV. 12 Community Coffee, 9am, Park Lane Estates, Preston.*

Fillmore County Public Health Blood Pressure Clinic, 10-10:30am, Cherry Wood Apts, Mabel and 10:30-11:15am Fire Hall, Mabel. Preston Seniors potluck luncheon, 11:30am, Legion Club TOPS (take off pounds sensibly) Meeting, Spring Valley Care Center Activity Room. Weigh-in from 5:45-6 p.m. Meeting from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Questions contact Judy at 507-346-2469.* NA Meeting, 7:00pm, United Methodist Church, downstairs, Preston. Call Jay for info 507-3996089. *

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FOR SALE: Classic antique cast iron radiators from the original Park Hotel in Preston, MN. Many sizes and colors. Excellent condition. Would be perfect for restoration of an older home. Priced from $200 to $500 depending on which size. Call Jason at 507-251-5297. s6tfn- x

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Mel’s Golf Cars, LLC. Closeout on 2012 New Yamahas. Out with the 2012 and in with the New 2013. Special pricing on overstock gas and electric 2011 and 2012 carts. Over 30 used models to choose from. Now demonstrating the all new 2012 and 2013 fuel injected Yamaha gas golf carts. Will take trades. Mel’s Golf Cars provides the highest quality in all their golf carts. Stop and shop at 132 Garfield Avenue, Albert Lea, MN or call Mel at 507-4382705. s8,15,22,29,5,12- x 507.765.2151

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Sat. Nov. 10 - 9:30am Construction Business Auction, Dump box, Trailer, Scaffolding, Cement & Dry Wall Equipment, plus much more! Auction held at Sweeney Auction Service in Waukon, IA. For more information contact Sweeney Auction Service at 563.568.2464 or online at www. Listing in the Journal. Sun., Nov. 11 - 9am - Furniture, Antiques, Collectibles, Tools, household507-765-2151 items from 2 in!all day. estates. AlsoCall selling 2itrings Auction held 800-599-0481 at Spring Valley Sales Auction at 412 Easy Park Street, Spring Valley, MN. For more information contact Spring Valley Sales Company at www. Call it in! Listing in the Journal.


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ON THE CRUNCHY SIDE in Harmony is hiring bartenders & wait staff, all shifts, ask for Lisa. Also hiring cooks & kitchen staff, all shifts, ask for Miles. Apply in person - fun place to work!! 507-886-5560. h1tfn- o

NOW HIRING: Companies desperately need employees to assemble products at home. No selling, any hours. $500.00 weekly potential. Info. 1-985-646-1700 DEPT. MN-485. h22,29,5- x

HELP WANTED: RPM Motorsports is seeking an online sales representative to list auto parts on our eBay store, web site and other e-Commerce sites. Full time 8AM-4:30PM, Mon.-Fri., hourly plus commission. General knowledge of auto parts and computer systems experience including web browsers and online applications very helpful. Send resume to RPM Motorsports, PO Box 169, Albert Lea, MN 56007 or email No walk ins or calls. h22,29,5x

SEMCAC is currently accepting applications for a Food Shelf Manager, 16 hours per week, at the Semcac Caledonia Contact Center. Must be able to multi-task, provide services and support to consumers. This includes application taking, providing information and referral. A positive attitude, networking with other community agencies, working with volunteers, and computer skills required. To receive an application, please contact or call 507-864-8210 or visit our website . Applications must be received by November 9, 2012. EOE. h5o

CONTRACT SALESPERSONS Sell aerial photography of farms, commission basis, $7,000-$10,000/month. Proven product and earnings. Travel required. More info at or call 605/882-3566 MCAN

HEAD COOK - Must be licensed or licensed within 60 days. Can be full-time or part-time. Set your own hours. Contact Cathy at Park Lane Estates 507-765-9986. h15tfn- o

HELP WANTED: PCA wanted for Sundays 10am-8pm. For client Laura Waters in Zumbro Falls, MN. 507-2599880. h5,12- o

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ROOT RIVER HARDWOODS looking for reliable person to work in sawmill. Benefit package available. Retirement plan. Apply at Highway 52 North, Preston. 507-7652362. h5,12,19- o

Part-Time Cook Position Wanted Afternoon hours, every other weekend, and every other holiday. Responsible for preparing attractive and nutritious meals. Must be customer service focused person who is willing and eager to learn to cook from scratch. Cooking experience in Healthcare or Senior setting beneficial but will train. Contact Samantha or stop by for an application.

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Freelance Writer The Fillmore County Journal is looking for a freelance writer to write occasional feature stories and cover government meetings.We are looking for someone with good writing skills and an interest in people. Please send a letter of interest and writing sample to Assistant Editor, Fillmore County Journal, P.O. Box 496, Preston, MN 55965 or e-mail to jsexton@ or call for more information 507-765-2151.

Competitive Hourly Wages Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Life and Disability Insurance Flex Spending/125 Plan for Medical and Child Care Reimbursement 401(k) Retirement Plan Vacation Time Personal Time Off Paid Holidays Health Club Discount Prescription Safety Eyeglasses Program

DRIVERS/OWNER OPERATORS wanted. Contact 540/280-0194. Industry leading rates, 90% of line haul rate. 100% of fuel surcharge. MCAN COOK, PART-TIME for the Lanesboro Public School during the school year. Food preparation, serving and clean up, concentrating on Fresh food preparation. Position starts January, 2, 2013. Applications available in school office, 100 Kirkwood St., Lanesboro, MN. Phone 507-467-2229. Applications due November 28, 2012. h5,12- o

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Fun, energetic, experienced hairstylist needed at Dacia’s On Main in Harmony. Nail tech preferred. Could build up client base fast. Must be willing to work some evenings & Saturdays.

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OTR DRIVERS Sign on bonus $1,000$1,200. Up to 45 CPM. Full-time positions with benefits. Pet policy. O/O’s welcome! deBoer Transportation 800/825-8511 www. MCAN

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Beautiful updated 3 bdrm 2 full bath ranch style home. New addition features family room w/gas fireplace & patio doors to outside covered deck. Lower level finished w/family room, full bath & lg. bedroom w/walk-in closet. Dinette area in kitchen has useable work space & dining area. Tastefully decorated on close to an acre of land w/new mound PRINTED WITH septic system. Last house on the edge of Co Rd 20 in Greenleafton - Enjoy small town living with the “feel” of country!


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Great hobby farm all set up for horses on 30.41 acres in SE MN. Spacious home with spring fed creek and panoramic views of the countryside. The 2 car tuck under garage is insulated and has a heated workshop. 36x48 shed used for horses plus an open shelter in pasture area. The home is spacious with up to 6 bdrms, 3 baths and finished lower level walk out. Over 3,000 sq ft of living space

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Chatfield - Fingerson & Donahoe - 1st Subdivison - Lots Starting At - $29,900

707 rOcheLLe ave. s LanesbOrO

704 KenILWOrTh ave. s LanesbOrO

2 Story • 3+ Bedrooms 2 Full Baths • Main Floor Laundry 2 Car Garage • Porch

Wood Floors • High Ceilings Charcoal • 2 Car Garage

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6 Acre Building Site • Completely Wooded Across frm Good Earth Village • $34,900

11687 deer rOad mabeL Cabin on 16 acres • Knotty Pine • Steel siding New well & septic • Covered porch In-floor heat • Loft area • Laundry

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Nice 2BR apt. in Preston, $350/mo + util. Scott 765-3600. r8tfn- o



Open House • Sunday, Nov. 11 • 10:30am-Noon

Need to store snowmobiles, a classic car, or a boat? Do you need storage while in the process of moving? Space is available for rent in a building located in Preston. Call 507-251-5297. r28tfn- x

109 Mill St. Peterson - Price reduced: 2 story home on a huge corner lot with 3 BR, 2 BAbaths,mnfl. laund.& large 2+ car att. gar. Open stair case, updated electrical and windows, $74,900

FARM STORAGE spaces for rent. Northwest of underpass, 2 miles west of Mabel. Phone 507-450-7620. r22,29,5- o

New listing! 156 Park St. Peterson Wow! 3BR, 2 BA walkout ranch finished up and down w/4 car gar.’ Vaulted ceilings w/2 sided gas or wood fireplace. You’ll love it. $159,900

Open House • Sunday, Nov. 11 • 12:15-1:45pm

121 N Elm, Rushford - Classic home w/hardwood

FOR RENT IN PRESTON: 3 bedroom duplex with yard. $475 a month. Available Nov. 1st. 507-765-4521 or 507-272-9889. r29,5- o

100 N Money Creek St. Rushford -

floors, open staircase; new roof, windows, completely remodeled kitchen, large garage & added storage. Fenced yard, 3 br, 2 ba, $120,000

FOR RENT: 3 bedroom house with 2 bath in the country. 507-259-6961. r29tfn- o

Beautiful home with new carpet, freshly painted, updated baths, heated garage with 3rd stall for lawn equipment, large main floor laundry, plenty of storage updated baths on both levels. $126,500

New listing! 44959 Plummer St., Rushford - You’ll love this one! Newer 4 BR 3

FOR RENT in Harmony: Nice 1&2 bdrom upstairs apartments, available Nov. 1st. Heat and utilities included. Call 507-8862328 r29,5- o

LAKEWOOD SENIOR HOuSINg, 420 Bench St. Chatfield. Easy yard work, no shoveling! For those who are 62 and older, handicapped/disabled. 1-bedroom apts. Heat paid. On-site laundry. Rent based on income. Off-street parking. Call (507) 867-4791.

611 Grove St. E, Rushford - Charming 2 bedroom, 2 bath

home with updated bath, newer roof, maintenance free; all appliances stay. So affordable - move right in! $98,000

Preston Great-3 bedroom, 2 full

400 S Broadway, Spring Valley - 3 BR, 1 BA home on corner lot : Updated kitchen and newer furnace; property being sold “as is”; Motivated seller so make an offer. Lot - 44536 Oakview Loop, Rushford


Build your dream home on 17.5 AC - with spring fed stream for horses, South of Rushford on HWY 43. $89,900

Rushford, MN

Jeff Darr Cell # 715-495-6948

& Associates

Real Estate, LLC

4 AC Lot - Beautiful views in this quiet bluff valley subdivision. All blacktop and a community well. Surveyed and ready to go! $39,900

Rodney Darr Cell # 507-951-3843

This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-6699777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

Richard Milne

23 AC Hobby Farm w/Creek; 10 tillable; 4+ BR home, main floor laundry, 2 frplcs., good roof, vinyl siding; outbuildings; 20 mi from Winona & La Crosse. $298,900

620 Harrison St., Lewiston - New listing: So well

cared for. Updated bath on every level; mnfl. BR; newer windows, roof, boiler, flooring. Open floor plan with hardwood floors. 3 BR, 3 BA $119,900

All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination.” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians; pregnant women or people securing custody of children under 18.

4309 State 76, Houston - Excellent

BA walkout ranch w/master suite, sunroom w/ frplc., vaulted ceilings w/open floorplan, central vac, in ground sprinklers, picturesque views, new roof, 3 heat sources, $249,900.

FOR RENT IN PRESTON: Downtown apartment; $325/month -- includes heat, water, and garbage removal. No smoking; no pets. Available 11-01-12. Please call David Joerg at 507-765-3862. r5tfn- o

bath. Country living chalet type feeling with the soaring to ceiling wood burning brick fireplace in the open and inviting living room. Oversized 2 car heated and insulated garage. Great views from inside and from the deck. New furnace. $179,000 MLS#4038709 Preston - Picturesque, approximately 900 ft of Root River frontage, 4 bed, 2 bath, 27 aceres, sportsman’s paradise with many updates. Proposed bike trail runs next to property. 36 x 56 pole shed for all your toys. $279,000 MLS#4020938

Commercial lot in Rushford, MN - 1/2 acre lot zoned commercial adjacent to Minnesota State Bike Trail. $49,900

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Roxanne Johnson, Broker, ABR, CRS, GRI Cell: 507-458-6110

405 Spring St. nW, Preston, mn


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Large lot in New Horizon Trailer Park in Preston. Available Immediately. 7652131 or 1-800-770-0347. r10/5tfn- o

Scenic View TownhomeS • Spacious 2 & 3 bedrooms • Attached garages included • Beautiful area • Starting at $505 Income restrictions apply. 507-864-7880 • Rushford, MN

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Spacious 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath home with an updated galley kitchen open to family room, and a nice wooded backyard. Large family room addition with fireplace. Basement features a rec or hobby area. $110,000 340 b 5th Ave SE, HArmony, mn

Home 507-765-2172 Cell: 507-951-3672 Fax: 507-765-5308 Email: daVid Milne 507-696-6730

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Relax & Enjoy! 2 bedroom, 2 baths, townhome. Great layout with generous sized rooms. Attached garage, CA, patio 235 1st Ave nE appliances. $123,000

House & Shop! Spacious 4 bedroom, 1 ½ bath 1 ½ story home, nice layout, fireplace, det. Garage plus bonus shop and storage! $76,500

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church Hill School condos 203 coffee St. LAnESboro, mn Quaint 2 bedroom, 1.5 story home with view of north bluff, easy access to downtown, trail, theatres & river. Great Location! $59,000

210 cEntEr St. W HArmony, mn Lovely turn of the century home. 9 ft ceilings, pillars, decorative moldings, hardwood floors, & original cabinetry detail. Eat in kitchen, plus a large dining room. 3 season porch. $98,000

450 2nd St SE, HArmony, mn Great location on tree lined street this 3 bedroom home offers curb appeal. Open front covered porch. Hardwood flrs. under carpet. Main flr. bedroom, 1/2 bath, and laundry with roomy kitchen and open flow dining & living rooms. Full bath & 2 bedrooms up w/lrg. closets in each room. Det garage. $52,000

30 3rd Ave nW, HArmony, mn

You won’t believe the space in this 2 bedroom home. Beautiful oak hardwoods, updated windows, & shingles, private covered patio and large det garage $68,000

A unique opportunity & great location, 1 finished unit on first floor 1,106 sq ft with garage $150,000, 1 unfinished unit on top floor panoramic view 1.478 sq ft with garage $150,000

285 niagara ct, HArmony, mn

Great backyard with no backyard neighbor! 3 Bedroom, 2 bath. Updates include shingles, siding, windows & patio door , LL offers great storage & room to expand. Att garage. $78,000

CA, deck, 2 car det garage. $61,500

16108 305tH Ave Harmony 1880’s Country Farm Home on quiet country road, pasture with mature oaks & creek. Use as cabin or build new. 120 4th St SW, HArmony, mn 3 bedroom ranch home on quiet street, Additional land available. Close to open living & dining, access to back yard great hunting, fishing & bike trail. 4 from kitchen. LL rec and storage area & 1 acres. $50,000 car det garage. $78,000 cres

Quality built ranch home on 11.4 acres offers the serenity of a picture perfect setting overlooking a trout stream. Geothermal heat, Custom Amish cabinets, floors, and millwork. Professionally landscaped & cedar fencing. $259,900

rEDUcED! 3rd Ave SE Harmony Investment opportunity! 6 lots offered at a reduced price of $8,500 each. Walk outs possible on select lots, no assessments.

340 A 5th Ave SE, HArmony, mn

10252 351st Ave cAnton, mn Hard to find this many acres at this affordable price! 3 bedroom home with part finished walkout basement. det garage, shop, shed, barn, fenced pasture, creek. $175,000

401 north St nW PrESton, mn

Comfort by Design this 2 bedroom, 2 bath Traditional brink home. Original oak townhome offers open living dining area, hardwood floors & woodwork on the main ample storage, att garage , patio, appliances. floor. Walk in pantry, plus built-in, and open $123,000 staircase. 1 car detached garage. $59,900

Jewel road, Preston - Super location just north of Preston offers a few building spot options with possible walk out. Approximately 15 acres of crop land with rental income. Enjoy the views of the wooded rolling terrain of SE MN with deer and turkey, and not far to trout fishing and the Root River Trail System. 41.3 acres, mixture of woods and crop land. $190,000

212tH Street Preston One of the best buildable Wooded Scenic location trophy deer hunting parcels in Fillmore in SE MN, near the Upper Iowa River. County! 100 acres of woods, meadows and Wooded parcel offers a Beautiful spot a creek bottom provide excellent deer and 330 main Ave S, HArmony, mn to build or a super camping & hunting Pretty & Practical! Quality updated 2 bed- turkey hunting. 25 tillable acres in alfalfa/ spot with lots of Deer and Turkey in room home , new kitchen with solid sur- clover. Adjoins Forestville State Park. the area. $164,080 face counter tops, bath, oak panel doors, $315,000

21 A 45742 cty 29 mAbEL, mn

355 3rd Ave SE, HArmony, mn Everything is ready! One level home w/ corner lot! 2 bedroom, 2 bath, kitchen open to dining, breakfast bar, att 2 car garage. $104,900

312 Preston St nW PrESton, mn

Surprisingly spacious 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ bath home. Updates include siding, windows, furnace, central air. New 784 sq ft 2 car heated garage $85,000

420 Parkside Dr, PrESton, mn

125 St. Paul Street PrESton, mn Great opportunity and super location! Located on the courthouse square. Mn fl. space office with great rental lease in place. Upstairs offers an add. 3 offices, bathroom and spacious break room area. Bsmt. is equipped with shelving and offers nice storage. $60,000

35 main Ave S HArmony, mn

Commercial building with excellent main street location. Steel roof pitched, steel & vinyl siding, and updated windows. Main level retail with counter & sink area, 3/4 bath & storage. 2nd level 2 bdrm apartment. Detached garage. $ 59,900

109 Spruce St, FoUntAIn, mn

Scenic location on edge of town w/ countryside views! 3 bedroom, 3 bath home, master en suite, finished basement, 3 car attached. PLUS 812 sq ft det heated garage/ shop with ¾ bath. $269,900

Fantasic newer home, main level newly painted, recent landscaping. 4 bedroom, 3 bath, Vaulted ceiling, CA, open floor plan, LL finished family area, office, & more, 2 car att, deck, backs up to park & trail $195,000

Offered Camping site, hiking trail open prairie on top. Camp, hike, hunt. Secluded 210 Park St. Peterson, mn setting offers a place to get away from Move in ready! Well kept 3 bedroom, 1 a busy world! 16.49 acres @ $ 42,874 ¾ bath, updated kitchen, finished family room on lower level, 2 car garage. 1 24.1 Acres @ $62,660 block to trail. $109,900

A must see! 3 bedroom ranch home. Eat in kitchen w/ newer counter tops, center island & pantry. Updated windows, siding & shingles. Lower level family room, bedroom, 3/4 bath & office. $103,900

Pending Drake road, Lanesboro 2 Parcels

Pending Pending

Farm Land 94.75 Acres CRP land, 18245 160th St Bristol Township. Sets high and cHErry grovE, mn could be put back into production, Nicely renovated 2 bedroom ranch home. New windows, siding, shingles, decking. Freshly Bristol Township. painted, new flooring, good sized bedrooms

and bath. Move in ready with large yard,. 3 car parking pad. Wonderful country views. $75,000

401 county rd 8, FoUntAIn, mn

PENDING 418 Preston St. Preston

SOLD - 32776 136th St Harmony

PENDING 405 St. Paul St. NW Preston

SOLD - 312 St. Paul St. NW Preston

PENDING 15523 Cty 9 Preston

SOLD - 44596 Hillview Dr. Rushford

SOLD - 19731 Aurora Rd Mabel SOLD - 730 3rd SE Ave Harmony

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FOR SALE: 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the country with heated shop. 507-259-6961. e30tfn- o

Wanted: Cars, trucks, buses, and semi trailers, running or not. Serving SE MN and northern IA. Luke Junge, Preston, MN. Call 507-259-4556. w30tfn- o

DORSETT RAM- Caske breeding, for lease November 2012. Call 507-450-4725 f29,5- o



FLEA MARKET: Rochester Mayo Civic Center, Sunday, November 11, 2012. 10am-4pm. Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, new, old. Admission $2, tables $15. Phone 641-832-2700 or 507-269-1473. g22,29,5- o oTo Visit oVisited

WHAT A JOY to celebrate my 100th birthday with family and friends. A heartfelt thanks to all who came, for all the cards, flowers, gifts and phone calls. Also many thanks to those who worked so hard to make it such a special occasion. Lillian Turner t5- x ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~



FOR SALE: New 4 bedroom 3 bath, 3 car garage. Fountain. 507-259-6961. e29tfn- o 110 ACRES, RIDGEWAY. Awesome house. Big pole barn. 2 building eligibilities. 2 ponds, good woods. WI-MN Real Estate 608-385-8080. e5- o


AlwAys CAll RAndy BARnes

Philip and Evelyn Halse are selling approximately 30 assessable acres of farm real estate of which 21 acres are tillable. There are 9 acres of pine trees which could be used as a buildable home site or restored back to crop land. Average CSR for the 30 acres is approximately 82.15. Said farm real estate is located in: The Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 6, Township 99 North, Range 8 West of the 5th P.M., Winneshiek County, Iowa. The property shall be shown by appointment only by contacting Philip Halse, telephone (563) 735-5758. The Deed for the real estate will include restrictive covenant to prohibit animal confinement facilities. For informational packets and any questions you may have, please contact Attorney Lee Wilmarth at (563) 382-2959. Written bids shall be submitted to: Anderson, Wilmarth, Van Der Maaten, Belay & Fretheim 212 Winnebago Street P.O. Box 450 Decorah, IA 52101-0450 On or before November 16, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. All parties submitting a written bid shall do so for the entire parcel and will be given an opportunity to submit a higher bid on November 26, 2012, at 1:30 p.m., at the Anderson, Wilmarth, Van Der Maaten, Belay & Fretheim Law Office, 212 Winnebago Street, Decorah, Iowa. The successful bidder(s) will be required to pay 10% of the total purchase price on the day of sale. The balance due will be paid 40% on December 21, 2012 and the remaining balance on January 7, 2013. The seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

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E-mail: 272 Main St. North Chatfield MN 55923 Phone: 867-9100 Cell: 259-9110


CHATFIELD – Fingerson & Donahoe First Subd. Covenant controlled neighborhood with lg cul-de-sac, walk-out lots w/private backyards. Lots starting at $29,900. NEW PRICING AND ADDITIONAL LOTS AVAILABLE! FOUNTAIN - Two outlots for the price of one! Large level lot (132’ x 300’) on the corner of dead end street in an established neighborhood. $19,900 #4037960 LANESBORO – 1.43 acre building site within city limits. Great views, walkout, city utilities, protective convenants apply. $44,900 #4031256 RACINE – Lyman’s Second Subdivision. Located in newer development on cul-de-sac street with city utilities, choice of builder and covenant controlled. Hurry only 3 lots available. Prices starting at $19,900. WYKOFF/FILLMORE AREA – 2 approximately 25 acre rural building sites with spectacular views and CRP. #4040787 & #4040788 priced at $149,900/each. WYKOFF/FILLMORE AREA – +/- 15 acres recreational parcel with 1900’ of Bear Creak frontage and 6 acres CRP. great fishing and hunting. #4040786 $69,900




410 N. Main, Harmony, MN • (Across from Kwik Trip) PRICe RedUCed-HARmony 3 Bedroom, Nice Neighborhood. $69,000. Call Randy Barnes for Details, 507-251-3271.

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• 3+ Bedrooms on same level • 2 Baths • 2 Car garage • Numerous updates • Move-in cond.






• 3 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Original woodwork • Leaded windows • Paneled doors • Hardwood floors • 2 Enclosed porches • Numerous improvements

$126,500 #4040116


• 4 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Main floor laundry • Updated Kitchen w/custom cabinets • Steel Siding • New flooring and roof • Conveniently located across from High School DARLING CAPE COD

• 3 Bedrooms plus den • 2 Baths • 2 Car garage • Exceptional layout • .47 acre lot • Patio • Quality windows • Maintenance free exterior • Backyard has no neighbors and is very private

$139,900 • 3 Main floor bedrooms • 2 Baths • 2 Car Garage • Main floor Laundry • Great room w/gas fireplace • Formal Dining • Updated Kitchen & Bath • New roof • flooring • vinyl siding • central air unit


$139,900 #4039253


• 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • 2,496 sq. ft. • New windows, roof, vinyl siding, driveway • Tons of hardwood & ceramic tile floors


$109,900 #4040527

• 3 Bedroom • 2 bath • Fully furnished • Totally remodeled from the studs in 1992 • Oversized 2 car garage (24’x34’) • Main floor living • Move-in-condition

• 3 Bedrms • Den • 2 Baths • Fireplace • Workshop • Open floor plan • Great Room • 2508 sq. ft. • Newer furnace & central air • Finished LL SPRAWLING WALKOUT RANCH



• 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Main floor living, • 2412 sq. ft. • paneled doors • deck • Quality • Built in 2002 • fireplace • granite tops • Steel siding • 0.32 acre • no backyard neighbors



$299,900 #4037085


• 4 Bedrooms • 5 baths • Brick exterior • Main floor living • 3’ doors • 9’ Ceilings • 4,784 sq. ft. • 1.3 acre lot • Private Drive • LL previously used as mother-in-law residence






301 PLEASANT ST NE, PRESTON #4038818 • 2-2 Bedroom Units • Numerous updates • 2 Bedroom plus den • 2 Baths • 2 Car garage • Live on main floor and renter make payment • Hardwood floors • Fireplace • Newer roof • 2 lots • Great Location across from School • Easy convert back to 4 bed, 2 bath, single family home


$69,900 #4040531





• 2 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Wood/vaulted ceilings • 3 Car garage • No backyard neighbors NO WORK NEEDED!






• 3 Bedroom • 3 Bath ranch built in 2001 • Heated shop w/bath • 2 pole sheds • 2 Cattle sheds • Calf shed • Just off the blacktop • 15 min to Rochester • Additional Land Available



• 4 Bedrooms • 3 Bath • 2 Car garage • New roof • Updated throughout • Original • Gorgeous French Second Empire cottage

+/- 5 ACRES


$129,900 #4040771

• 3 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Manufactured home • 30’x40’ Shop with 32’ pole shed attached • Storage shed • Good well & septic

CHATFIELD ORCHARD RIDGE LOTS –BANK OWNED Townhome lots with private backyards (4 walkout, 2 level). This upscale neighborhood is on a paved dead end road with city utilities. Only $20,000/each.




• 3 Bedroom • Main floor living • Deck • 2 car garage • Maintenance free exterior • New roof & windows • Just move-in


• 4 Bedrooms • 2 baths • 2 Car garage • Hardwood floors • Open Staircase • Sunroom • Remodeled 2nd floor • Steel Siding • New roof • Fenced backyard








• 6 Bedroom • 3 Bath • 2 lots • 4,966 sq. ft. • Pocket doors • Crown moldings • 2 staircases • Leaded windows • Built-ins • Butler pantry • Finished walk-up attic • Sauna • 2 car garage











• 4 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Open layout • 3 Finished levels




• 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Main floor laundry

harmonY ToWnshiP:S35Otillable LD acres excellent soils. 2 bedroom, 3 bath home, PresTon: 10 acres with L D SO attached 2 car garage. Home is being built, needs finish work on inside. Scenic views close to bike trail. housTon CounTY: 134 acres wooded and sloughs. Close to Mississippi River and Borders federal refuge land. housTon CounTY: 150 acres wooded and tillable land. Good access, sellers will look at different splits. lanesboro: 63 acres CRP and wooded, creek 40’ x 60’ barn with loft. lanesboro: 148 acres tillable and wooded 2 story home attached garage.



$154,900 #4040682





dorChesTer: 67 acre campground that is move

d Bear Creek Trout Stream, store for all in condition, sothel camping basics.


• 2 Bedroom • Quality Built in 2006 • Steel Siding • Hardwood floors throughout • Paneled doors • Custom cabinets • Upgraded appliances • Deck ½ acre lot with no backyard neighbors • Nice View


Ph: 507-743-3000 Toll-free: 877-367-6184 Cell: 507-259-1953

for all your real estate needs.

lanesboro: 39 wooded acres, with 2 bedroom, 2 bath, home built in 1999, 3 small cabins with storage shed for your private get away to enjoy the quietness and scenic views. lanesboro: 82 wooded acres, food plots, great place to build a cabin, good access, scenic views. Whalan PriCe reduCed: Buildable lots, different sizes available, Root River frontage plus Grebbin Trout Stream. Also has a 46 acre wooded common area with hiking trails. sPring grove: 146 wooded acres, cabin, electricity, ATV trails. Great deer & turkey hunting. York ToWnshiP: 200 acres with 150 tillable acres balance wooded. Great investment property. CresCo: Commercial property office with living quarters, plus a large 60’ x 135’ steel building, in-floor heat. Intersection of highway 9 & 63.

$87,500 • 2 Plus bedroom • 2 Bath • Large corner lot • Main floor living • Totally updated • All appliances • Move-in condition • CA


Randy Barnes



• 3 Bedroom • Main floor laundry • Level corner lot • New windows, roof, siding, boiler, water heater • Recently updated kithcen & bath, deck • Patio


• Professional office space or retail • Display window • hardwood floors • ½ Bath • 1 Bedroom apartment on second floor #4027142

212 MAIN ST S, CHATFIELD $64,900

• Updated main floor w/1,320 sq ft & bath • 2-1 Bedroom apartment’s w/separated utilities



• 3 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Gas Fireplace • Great Location


• 3 Bedroom • 2 Bath • Walkout • Fireplace

SOLD 1314 LONE STONE CT SE, CHATFIELD OwallLDfor 3 • 3 Bath • Wet bar • 2 BedroomS • Erect 514 BENCH ST SW, CHATFIELD

• 3 Bedroom • 384 sq. ft. Garage


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• 1 Bedroom • Cheaper than renting • Currently rented • Conveniently located • Sold in the “AS-IS” condition




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PUBLIC NOTICES Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322B 1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: POET ethanol products 2. State the address of the principal place of business. A complete street address or rural route and rural route box number is required; the address cannot be a P.O. Box. 3939 n webb rd Wichita, Ks 67226 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. ethanol products, llc 3939 n webb rd wichita, ks 67226 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statues. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Dated: 10/2/12 Signed: /s/ Robert K. Casper Publish 29,5 Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322B 1. State the exact assumed name under

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which the business is or will be conducted: POEt grain 2. State the address of the principal place of business. A complete street address or rural route and rural route box number is required; the address cannot be a P.O. Box. 3939 n webb rd wichita, ks 67226 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. ethanol products, llc 3939 n webb rd wichita, ks 67226 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statues. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Dated: 08/27/12 Signed: /s/ Robert K. Casper, President Publish 29,5

notice of public hearing forestville township The Forestville Township Supervisors have scheduled a public hearing for Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Town Hall, in regards to a Conditional Use Permit application for the property of Heusinkveld Farms, 17524 CR 5, Spring Valley, MN. This CUP is for a feedlot expansion of animal units to the maximum of 600 in section 28 of Forestville Township. Any persons wishing to speak before the Supervisors are asked to attend this hearing. Connie Morger Clerk – Forestville Township Publish 29,5

its Agency Plan in compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. It is available for review at SEMMCHRA’s office, located at at 134 East Second Street, Wabasha, MN 55981. SEMMCHRA’s hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition, a public hearing will be held on November 21, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. at SEMMCHRA’s office. Everyone is invivted to attend. All interested parties will have the opportunity to comment on the Plan. Publish 5,12

9.   The person holding the Mortgage: [check one]    is a transaction agent, as defined by Minn. Stat. 58.02, subd. 30. The name(s) of the transaction agent, residential mortgage servicer, and the lender or broker, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is/are […]. The transaction agent’s mortgage identification number, if stated on the Mortgage, is […].    is not a transaction agent, as defined by Minn. Stat. 58.02, subd. 30. The name of the residential mortgage servicer and the lender or broker, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Central Bank. 10.  If stated on the Mortgage, the name of the mortgage originator, as defined in Minn. Stat. 58.02, is Jennings State Bank. INFORMATION REGARDING Foreclosure 11.  The requisites of Minn. Stat. 580.02 have been satisfied. 12.  The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $ 25,275.14. 13.  At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, including taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage, is: $7,726.65. 14.  Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the mortgaged premises will be sold by the Sheriff of Fillmore County, Minnesota, at public auction on January 3, 2013, 10:00 a.m., at Fillmore County Courthouse, Main Lobby, 101 Fillmore Street, Preston, MN 55965-1080. 15.  The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagor or Mortgagor’s personal representatives or assigns is 6 months after the date of sale. 16. Minn. Stat. 580.04(b) provides, “If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, the notice must also specify the date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property redeemed under section 580.23.” If this statute applies, the time to vacate the property is N/A. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Name and address of Attorney for Mortgagee or Mortgage Assignee: Joseph M. Paiement 221 East Myrtle Street Stillwater, MN 55082 Name of Mortgagee or Mortgage Assignee: Central Bank Publish 5,12,19,26,3,10

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF FILLMORE IN DISTRICT COURT THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION Court File No. 23-PR-12-730 In Re: Estate of Leslie Narve Larson NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is given that an Application for Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar. No will has been presented for probate. The Registrar accepted the application and appointed Pamela Ann Larson, whose address is 1413 30th St. NW Rochester, MN 55901, to serve as the personal representative of the decedent’s estate. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as co-personal representatives or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection. Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative have the full power to administer the estate, including, after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters of testamentary the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the decedent. Notice is further given that subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. Dated: 10/18/12 /s/ James D. Attwood Court Administrator Publish 29,5

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STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF FILLMORE IN DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 23-PR-12-754 In Re: Estate of Myrna A. Lewis Decedent. NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY Alexander N. Butler has filed a Petition for Determination of Descent with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last will, if any, and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property. Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on November 27, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. by this Court at Preston, Minnesota. Notice shall be given by publishing the Notice and Order as provided by law and by: Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. ROBERT R. BENSON Judge By: /s/ Lynn Benson Deputy Date: 10/24/12 Dwight Luhmann Attorney at Law MN# 0300238 PO Box 257 Preston, MN 55965 Telephone: 507-765-3862 Facsimile: 507-765-3863 email: Publish 29,5 Norway township old hall Norway Township can no longer afford to maintain the old town hall adjacent to the rock shed. Township residents interested in maintaining, restoring, or moving the structure are asked to contact a Supervisor or the township Clerk by November 15th. If township residents have no interest in the old town hall, the Board of Supervisors reserves the right to remove or tear down the structure. Walter Laumb Clerk, Norway Township Publish 29,5 notice of ordinance adoption fillmore county zoning ordinance The Fillmore County Board of Commissioners adopted an amendment to Section 607.03 of the Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance on August 7, 2012, adding Campgrounds to Conditional Uses in the General Commercial District (B-1). The Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance can be viewed in its entirety on the Fillmore County webpage at Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 29,5,12 public hearing notice The Southeastern Minnesota MultiCounty Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) has amended

Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322B 1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Wild country gun shop 2. State the address of the principal place of business. A complete street address or rural route and rural route box number is required; the address cannot be a P.O. Box. 701 Jeremiah S PO Box 582 preston, mn 55965 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. ricki l. brevig 701 jeremiah s po box 582 preston, mn 55965 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statues. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Dated: 10/24/12 Signed: /s/ Ricki L. Brevig Publish 5,12 HOLT TOWNSHIP The Holt Township Regular meeting will be changed from November 12, 2012, to Monday, November 5, 2012, at the Whalan Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. Chris Gudmundson Clerk Publish 5 notice of mortgage foreclosure sale THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. DATE: October 29, 2012 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described Mortgage: INFORMATION REGARDING MORTGAGE TO BE FORECLOSED 1.  Date of Mortgage:  June 27, 2008 2.  Mortgagors:  Kimberly K. Brunsvold 3.  Mortgagees:   Jennings State Bank 4.  Recording Information: Recorded on July 1, 2008, as Document Number 365787, in the Office of the County Recorder of Fillmore County, Minnesota 5.  Assignments of Mortgage, if any: Assigned to Central Bank, a Minnesota banking corporation by written assignment recorded on August 23, 2010, as Document Number 379931, in the recording office stated in paragraph 4. I N F O R M AT I O N REGARDING MORTGAGED PREMISES 6.   Tax parcel identification number of the mortgaged premises:  15-0604-000 7. Legal description of the mortgaged premises:  Lot 7, Block 2, Lutes Scrabeck First Addition to the City of Harmony, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Check here if all or part of the described real property is Registered (Torrens) 8.   The physical street address, city, and zip code of the mortgaged premises:  820 3rd Avenue Southeast, Harmony, Minnesota 55939. other foreclosure data

state of minnesota DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF FILLMORE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT Court File No. 23-CV-12-644 Matthew T. Sdano and Anika E. PaarenSdano, Plaintiffs, SUMMONS -vs Phillip Dammen and Diane Dammen, husband and wife, Truman A. Dahl, marital status unknown, Brian C. Aldrich and Lynn A. Aldrich, husband and wife, Ralph Anfinson and Lorraine Anfinson, husband and wife, Carroll A. Evenson and Marian T. Evenson, husband and wife, William C. Worra a/k/a William Worra and Marilyn G. Worra, husband and wife, Richard A. Worra, a single person, John S. Worra and Pamela D. Worra, husband and wife, Joel B. Worra and Margaret K. Worra, husband and wife, Luther K. Worra, marital status unknown, Arthur Helgemoe and Ella Helgemoe, husband and wife, L.K. Worra and Doris C. Worra, husband and wife, Frans John Overland, marital status unknown, Charley Overland, marital status unknown, Ingvald C. Torgerson and Grace Torgerson, husband and wife, John J. Overland a/k/a John Johnson Overland, Rushford State Bank, Elias J. Overland a/k/a Elias Johnson Overland, marital status unknown, Ole J. Overland a/k/a Ole Johnson Overland, a married person, Frans Johnson Overland, marital status unknown, Thea Erickson, marital status

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unknown, John Oleson, a married person, Ole Johnson, marital status unknown, the State of Minnesota, along with all successors and assigns and also the unknown heirs of the aforesaid persons, and all other persons unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest, or lien in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, subject to any easements of record, Defendants. THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiffs has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs’ Complaint against you is attached to this Summons. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no court file number on this Summons. 2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response, called an Answer, within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at: Michael A. Murphy RIPPE, HAMMELL & MURPHY, P.L.L.P. 110 East Main Street, P. O. Box 149 Caledonia, MN 55921-0149 3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiffs’ Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiffs should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint you must say so in your Answer. 4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not answer within 20 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiffs everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint. 5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case. 6. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute. 7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in Fillmore County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: Parcel I: Commencing at a point which is 10 rods E of the NW corner of the SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Sec. 28-103-8, running thence S 160 rods, thence E 14 rods, thence N 160 rods, thence W 14 rods to place of beginning. Parcel II: The E 10 acres of the SW1/4 of the SE1/4 and the W 4 3/4 acres of the SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Sec. 28-103-8 and E 10 acres of the NW1/4 of the NE1/4 and the W 4 3/4 acres of the NE1/4 of the NE1/4 Sec. 33-103-8. 8. The object of this action is to determine that the Defendants have no right, title, estate, interest or lien in the real estate above described. NOTICE OF NO PERSONAL CLAIM No personal claim is made against any of the Defendants in the action above entitled. Dated this 30th day of August, 2012. RIPPE, HAMMELL & MURPHY, P.L.L.P. By: _________________________________ Michael A. Murphy (#0347449) Attorney for Plaintiffs 110 E. Main Street, P.O. Box 149 Caledonia, MN 55921 507-725-3361 Publish 5,12,19

robert e. Ohnstad 300 sheridan st. W lanesboro, mN 55949 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statues. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Dated: 10-31-12 Signed: /s/ Robert E. Ohnstad, owner Publish 5,12

Minnesota Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322B 1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: you can publishing 2. State the address of the principal place of business. A complete street address or rural route and rural route box number is required; the address cannot be a P.O. Box. 300 sheridan street west lanesboro, mn 55949 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address.


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notice The Fillmore County Planning Commission will conduct a meeting on the evening of November 15, 2012 in Room 601L in the Fillmore County Courthouse at 101 Fillmore Street Preston, MN starting at 7:00 p.m. There will be a public hearing on a Conditional Use Permit request by Gary & Matt Hellickson for a Feedlot expansion in Carimona Township. There will also be Public Hearings for Ordinance Amendments to Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance Sections 402 and 404.01 pertaining to portable agricultural buildings and concrete; Section 721, Excavation and Mining of Construction Minerals; and the proposed new Section 736, Excavation and Mining of Industrial Minerals and Metals. Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 5 notice The Fillmore County Planning Commission will conduct its next tour on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. They will leave the highway shop at 1:00 p.m. and visit a site in Carimona Township where Gary & Matt Hellickson have applied for a Feedlot Expansion. Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 5 NOTICE OF HEARING FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FILLMORE COUNTY ZONING REGULATIONS GARY & MATT HELLICKSON FEEDLOT EXPANSION Notice is hereby given that the Fillmore County Planning Commission has been presented an application from Gary & Matt Hellickson of 23997 County 14, Preston, MN 55965 for a Conditional Use Permit to expand their existing feedlot from 250 to 720 animal units on their property located in the in the SE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 19 Carimona Township. The land is located in an Agricultural District. Notice is further given that said petitioners Gary & Matt Hellickson will be heard at a monthly meeting of the Fillmore County Planning Commission on November 15, 2012 at 7:05 p.m. in Room 601L of the Fillmore County Courthouse at 101 Fillmore Street, Preston, MN, 55965 at which time all interested persons will be heard. If you would like any further information on this project it is available in the Fillmore County Zoning Office during regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information will be available at that time as to when the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners will act upon this petition. Dated: November 2, 2012 Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 5 notice relating to general obligation alternative facilities bonds of independent school district No. 2198 (Fillmore central), Minnesota NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Independent School District No. 2198 (Fillmore Central), Minnesota (the District) intends to issue General Obligation Alternative Facilities Bonds (the Bonds) in December 2012 in the principal amount of $970,000, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B.59, Subdivision 3. The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to finance indoor air quality improvements at the high school (the Projects), as described in the District’s five-year health and safety facility plan (the Plan). A copy of the Plan is on file with the District and is available for public inspection at the District offices during regular business hours. The total amount of outstanding indebtedness of the District as of November 1, 2012 is $4,456,199. Any interested person may submit written comments relating to the Bonds or the Projects to the District. BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2198 (FILLMORE CENTRAL), MINNESOTA Publish 5

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The 11.5.12 weekly edition of the Fillmore County Journal.