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If you’ve traveled down Parkway Avenue in a car, walked down the sidewalk, or taken a bike along the Root River Trail, you’ve probably noticed that there’s a new vibrant shade of pink decorating the historic downtown. Ron and Kathy Kasten have now opened Another Time Ice Cream Parlor and Chocolates at 100 Parkway Avenue North bordering the trail. The location of Another Time is the former location of River Trail Picnic Basket. Behind every new business venture, there’s usually a story to be told. This tradition holds true with the Kasten family’s new ice cream shop in Lanesboro. Ron and Kathy both come from the local area, specifically the region around Spring Valley, Minnesota. After graduating high school, college, and getting married, both Ron and Kathy found themselves working in the Twin Cities corporate world watching their lives unfold in front of them as they quickly climbed the corporate ladder. About five years into her business career, Kathy decided it was time for a change from her routine. She left her company life behind, but a short time later found a love for alpacas. She even turned to alpaca farming for about seven years, beginning in 2005. After seven years of taking great care of her herd, the Kasten’s fate led them to another business switch which brought them to small town Lanesboro in 2012. However, Ron still balances his corporate job along with Another Time

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The new ice cream parlor in Lanesboro can’t be missed with its bright pink color. Photo by Mitchell Walbridge Ice Cream Parlor. Another Time was a step into the unknown back in May, but the couple has familiarized themselves with the food service world. It’s one of the Kasten’s goals to carry as much original Minnesota products as possible. The shop still carries the famous Bridgeman’s ice cream line (a Minnesota original). They also supply their customers with local milk from Kapper’s dairy. Looking for soda? Another Time carries a variety of the Spring Grove soda options. In addition, the new Lanesboro business now carries chocolates from both Minnesota and Virginia. And if you’re looking for an excep-

tional cup of coffee or want to spice up your world of caffeine, you will want to try a specialty espresso drink made with real Caribou coffee. The Kastens see themselves and their business more than just a name for customer retail. They’re also striving to help the community. Right before the process to acquire a business in Lanesboro began, they decided to investigate the town. What they found was that they were, “touched by how people work together.” When Kathy was asked how she saw her role as a business owner in town, she stated, “We’re here to be See ANOTHER TIME Page 2 

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Lanesboro City Council hears from the Chamber By Jade Sexton Julie Charlebois, representing the Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce, informed the council about the upcoming Lanesboro Weed-Up at the July 2 council meeting. “With the really warm spring, and being short of funds and no real clarity of who is responsible, we came up with a good idea,” said Charlebois. “We’re really excited about it.” On July 18 from 6:30-8pm, people are getting together to pull weeds around town, and Riverside on the Root will be giving out drink coupons for afterward. Charlebois also spoke about noise ordinance issues, especially concerning semis, motorcycles and trucks that go through downtown. The council approved Vickerman to contact the Department of Transportation to request a speed study in order to potentially lower the speed limit on Parkway. Council member Ceil Allen said that Frank Wright recently took a tour of frac mines and presented to the Chamber. The Chamber is writing a letter with their concerns about the frac mining, mostly concerns about the high amount of traffic on the roads. Allen said that Wright said there could be up to 250 trucks a day on the roads that are deliver-

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ing for the mines. “I think we should have a long, hard think about the impact this will have on our streets, and write our own letter of concern,” suggested Allen. The next frac committee meeting will be on July 18, and after that there will be a public hearing. There was some discussion about waiting until the public hearing. Allen said if the council has concerns they should express them now, before they amend the ordinance. She felt the city should support whatever the Chamber is doing. She will be attending the meeting on July 18. Charlebois said one of the biggest concerns of the Chamber is the fact that a bike trail goes through town, and the truck traffic could be dangerous for visitors. Heritage Preservation Commission Vickerman said the HPC program on June 18 regarding the design guidelines had a big turnout and went very well. She added that Barb Johnson received a scholarship to attend the National HPC in Norfolk, Virginia in July. Vickerman asked for the city to cover an initial expense of $250 for Sara Peterson to photograph several buildings in town, as they Shih Tzu

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are working on expanding the historic district. They are applying for some legacy grants to help in this project. EDA Council member Keith Eide said the Lanesboro EDA (Economic Development Authority) heard from Chris Gastby about a business program that helps businesses that are close to going out of business stay open. The businesses must fill out an application for $150. Other Business Council member Ceil Allen said the library exceeded their circulation goals in June, and the summer reading programs were very successful. Vickerman said the shelter near the bathhouse is completed and is now handicapped accessible. They also got some accessible picnic tables and are working on getting grants for an accessible bathhouse. The council approved the following items: *The audit as presented at the June meeting *The lease with AT&T for the cell phone tower *The garbage contract with Harter’s *$25 a month cell phone stipend for City Clerk Michelle Vrieze *The contract with Associated Bank *The resolution adopting policies for the small cities grants * Street closure for the Buffalo Bill Days street dance *Permit for the ATVs during Buffalo Bill Days There will be a joint meeting with the City Council and the EDA on July 11 to discuss the Lanesboro 20/20 vision for the future.

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Search continues for County Engineer By Karen Reisner Kristina Kohn, Human Services, reported at the county board’s July 3 meeting that the lead candidate for county engineer had declined the county’s offer. The county has been searching for a replacement for retiring County Engineer John Grindeland who is leaving later this year. There was some discussion of ways to broaden the search for candidates. Chairman Tom Kaase said they started the process early and they still have time. Kohn will look into the cost of advertising in larger papers including the Star Tribune. SEMMCHRA Early in 2012, Southeast Minnesota Multi-Housing Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) asked counties including Fillmore for reimbursement



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of administrative shortfalls. Section 8 housing vouchers, a federally funded program, is administered by SEMMCHRA. Section 8 vouchers allow qualified, low income residents to have reduced rental rates. Joe Wheeler, SEMMCHRA, notified the county that Housing and Urban Development (HUD) had notified them that the vouchers were SEMMCHRA’s. Commissioners have questioned why the Section 8 vouchers couldn’t be administered by Semcac, Bluff Country Housing Redevelopment Authority (BCHRA), as they may already work with eligible clients. Semcac’s staff provides administration for BCHRA. Wheeler noted there is a freeze on issuing vouchers because of

the current economy, adding reserves will be used in 2013. Wheeler makes it clear that a county will not receive vouchers (if they become available), if they are not part of the Joint Powers. Wheeler wants to meet with the county board or schedule a joint board meeting to discuss the HUD letter, plans for 2013, and what the organization could look like with more members. County Coordinator Karen Brown said BCHRA is not certified for the Section 8 vouchers. The overall number of Section 8 vouchers is down. Kaase who is on the BCHRA board said they meet on the next Monday and he will report back at the next county board meeting on Tuesday. Commissioner Duane Bakke said he wasn’t interested in being part of the Joint Powers, adding this isn’t that big of program with relatively few receiving assistance in the county. Commissioner Chuck Amunrud said it isn’t a “real” Joint Powers, as the group doesn’t have any power to replace the director. He added he doesn’t think they should get involved in the Joint Powers. No action was taken. Other Business In Brief •The board voted to utilize a smaller group or committee for the labor agreement negotiation process.The local 49ers had requested the change to discuss

their health insurance. Bakke noted many counties don’t do initial labor negotiations with the full board, adding this should speed up the process. •Approval was given for overnight stays for two nights next week for Jon Martin, Sanitation. He said the Minnesota PCA had put out feelers for help in collecting household hazardous waste in Duluth. Martin noted Winona County will send a couple people next week also. He said they had received a lot of outside help during the Rushford flood. •A partial payment of $3,500 was approved for Kane and Johnson for architectural services on the Highway Administration Building remodel. The firm has issued its preliminary report. •A payment of $1,650.30 was approved for attorney Matthew

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Opat’s services in obtaining quiet title on the property adjacent to the county farm land. Brown noted the judge ruled in the county’s favor. •The purchase of a wireless microphone from Dascom for $1,353.00 was approved. The wireless hand held microphone will be used in public hearings. •The board made its final offer for the five year renewal of lease space on the county’s tower. The state had requested a renewal of its license with the county for antenna space on the tower in Preston. The county had asked for $1,500 per year which was an increase from the last five year agreement ($1,200 per year.) The state proposed to stay at the $1,200 figure. The board approved a take it or leave it offer of $1,300.

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By Yvonne Nyenhuis In my twenties, I worked as an Embroidery Designer in Philadelphia. My dear friend and mentor, Ronald Levy, and I frequently had lunch together in Fairmont Park. One day we were sitting in the sun enjoying our corned beef sandwiches and pickles, when a flock of birds settled in front of us pecking at chunks of dry rolls that had been thrown on the Yvonne ground. Out Nyenhuis of nowhere a witch-like figure, scrawny and bent over, covered in black, emerged. She pulled a crumpled brown paper bag from the folds of her gar-

ments, scooped the rolls into her bag, and swiftly disappeared. No one should have to take dry chunks of bread from the birds in order to survive! Fast-forward to nineteen-sixty-seven. I’m married, living in an apartment in Minneapolis with my husband, Glenn, and our eighteen-month-old son, Gordon. Once a week I’d pile our laundry into the stroller and taking Gordon’s hand, walk to the Laundromat on Hennepin Avenue. One morning we walked over the Hennepin Bridge. I found myself looking down to the railroad tracks below where there was a large cement platform. I wondered at first what all the people were doing. They huddled in twos and threes. Some walked aimlessly in the area. They were shabbily dressed, with slumped

shoulders looking down at the ground. Then it hit me. These people are homeless! The awful reality swept over me. When you don’t have a job there is no place to go. When night comes, where do you sleep? What do you eat? For forty years the middle class has been losing ground and poverty has increased. The “poor” did not cause the “recession,” yet Republicans in Congress tell us that “entitlements” are the problem. We must cut food stamps, school lunches, Head Start and Planned Parenthood. Meanwhile they insist we should continue subsidies to Corporations and tax cuts for the rich. It is not “Big Government” we need to fear. Corporations have taken over our lives! The drive to “repeal Obama Care” has been carefully orchestrated by Health Insurance companies. The Media is fed by a spring of lies and misinformation. Health Care is

a business motivated by profit. Drug companies’ main objective is not “healing the sick,” it is selling drugs! Monsanto and Cargill engineer our food for “appearance and durability.” We are left to wonder how much nutrition is in the food we eat. Corporations put profit ahead of the health and welfare of workers and desecrate the environment. (We must get rid of the E.P.A. All those silly regulations are cutting into our profits. We must defund OSHA. Safety of workers? Not our responsibility!) They have money and influence but we have “the vote.” Presently sinister forces are at work to suppress the vote, threatening the survival of our Democracy! In the pursuit of “smaller government,” Republicans have made huge cuts in money allocated to States to pay salaries for public workers. We NEED police, firefighters and teachers.

Challenging corporate abuse of power brings citizens together RUSHFORD, Minn. — Over 100 farmers, small business owners and other rural residents came together in Rushford last night at a Land Stewardship Project (LSP) meeting to discuss how excessive corporate power negatively affects almost every aspect of their lives, from access to affordable health care to the kinds of seeds that are planted. “Every place we turn, it’s corporate power that is in the way of making our communities better,” LSP associate director Mark Schultz told the crowd. “We are organizing rural people to stand up to corporate power so we can make positive change in our lives, in our communities and on the land.” Taylor Peterson, a crop and livestock farmer from Peterson, explained how he sees the frac sand mining industry in southeast Minnesota as an immediate example of corporate interests Editorial Cartoon

exploiting rural communities. He shared the negative impact this kind of “boom-and-bust” corporate-backed industry could have on his young family and his community. “So much is at stake not just for me, but for my kids,” said Peterson. “The damage these corporate-backed mines will have on our land, environment and roads is extraordinary— what will be left in our community once the mines close and the corporations move on?” LSP policy organizer Bobby King explained how rural Minnesotans have the power at the township level to stop and restrict unwanted development, like frac sand mines, from coming into their communities. “By organizing together, neighbors can win passage of township ordinances that will keep this harmful development out of their communities,” said

King. Participants in the meeting pledged to take several steps in coming months to fight corporate power in rural Minnesota. Among other things, many people committed to organizing with friends and neighbors at the township level to win policies that will prevent corporatebacked frac sand mines from coming into their rural communities. “None of this happens without people taking action together,” Schultz said. “Corporate power has gone too far, and the only way to diminish their power is to organize together to build our power as people.” The Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project, founded in 1982, is a grassroots organization focused on food communities, farmer training and community organizing that promotes healthy land and justice

for all. It has offices in the Minnesota communities of Lewiston, Montevideo and South Minneapolis.

If they are hired, they will be able to afford to buy houses and cars. They will increase the need for goods and services in the private sector. Banks will lend to new businesses because a market is created. They will pay taxes, increasing government revenues, which will allow us to start paying off the deficit. When we provide upward mobility for the poor and the middle class, we all benefit, including the rich! On a trip to England I stood with a friend on the shore of a harbor looking over the town of Wivenhoe. I was surprised that there was no water. The boats were sitting moored to the muddy bottom. It was explained to me that twice a day there was a tide of water pouring in from the North Sea: that “The Rising Tide Raised All Boats!”

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Relaying for me and you By Gabby Gatzke Cancer. The word you never want to hear. The reality is that most people will hear it whether it’s their own diagnosis or that of a loved one. Fillmore County residents have been helping fight cancer for more than 15 years through an event called Relay For Life. Relay For Life is an event that was started by the American Cancer Society. This year, Fillmore County’s Relay For Life will be held at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds in Preston for the second year in a row. Next year it will move on to Harmony, where

Fillmore County’s Relay For Life first began. On July 13th, people from all over Fillmore County and beyond will come together for a nightlong event to raise awareness in hopes of creating more birthdays and getting rid of that nasty word that no one wants to hear. Close to 30 teams have fundraised year round and will finally celebrate their hard work on July 13. The evening will begin at 4:00pm with a Survivor Tea. All survivors and caregivers of those cancer survivors are invited to attend. There


Monday, July 9, 2012 will be speakers, entertainment and treats. The Preston Lion’s Club will be serving a community meal from 5:00-8:00pm for all those looking for a filling meal. Teams will set up campsites where food will be on sale beginning at 8:30pm. And if you bring the kids, you will find kid games and a bounce house from 5:00-9:00pm. The beginning of the emotional events begins with the survivor’s lap at 6:00pm where all cancer survivors and caregivers take the first lap around the walking track lined with luminary bags that are in honor or in memory of those affected by cancer.

Paul Schmidt of Preston and friends will be playing on stage from 6:15-8:15pm. They will end their gig with the emotionally moving Balloon Release at 8:15pm, where people send off messages to those lost due to cancer. The lighting of the hundreds of luminary bags begins at 8:30pm. This is truly the most moving experience of the evening. Other things to participate in throughout the evening are Bingo, Texas Hold ‘em, Community Campfire, Zumba, Bingo and more! Entertainment will continue throughout the evening with Ginny and the Right Combination and

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the Outback Band. There will also be a dedication video dedicated to those who have survived and those who have passed away from cancer. And you can even enjoy an outdoor movie thanks to the Jem Theater of Harmony. This event could not take place without all the volunteers, teams, local businesses and the American Cancer Society. Last year, $123,000 was raised and this year the planning committee is hoping for even more! For more information on events taking place or where you can donate please go to


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again, you won’t need a username or password. This is all provided free of charge. 3. What city do you live in? That’s important and we know that. We have organized the news at in two ways: categorical and geographical. People tend to be most interested in what affects them where they live. They want to know what’s happening at their local city council meetings and school board meetings. As you drag your mouse across the top horizontal navigation bar of cities, you’ll notice a menu drop down a list of all options for each city in Fillmore County. You can cut to the chase and find out everything going on in your community. In addition, on the left vertical navigation bar you’ll notice a long list of categories. So, maybe you don’t want to narrow your search to a specific community. If you want to search for all birth notices, engagements, weddings, and military service announcements, regardless of geography, you can click on “Special Announcements” and find everything you need. 4. OK, this is probably my favorite feature of the site. SMG Web Design worked diligently to identify the best way to tackle this request, and they executed my request just the way I envisioned it would work. So, you live in Rushford, and the Fillmore County Journal covers your city

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council meetings every month. At the bottom of any page of the new website, you will find an option under “Need more FCJ?” referenced as “Email Newsletter.” When you click on this option, you’ll see a list of all categories on the new site and you’ll see a list of all cities in Fillmore County. Each category and city combination you select to have e-mailed to you will provide you with the special privilege of being the first to know when a story is posted to the site in that category and city. So, once we post an article about what happened at the recent Rushford city council meeting, you will immediately receive an e-mail with a link to that story. This feature puts you in the driver’s seat to decide what you want to be updated on as the content becomes immediately available. 5. Since we are on the subject of receiving updated content as articles are posted in a particular category and city (referenced above), this is the perfect time to mention one of our goals in 2012 with the new website. As news happens throughout the week, we will be posting fresh content on a daily basis. Each day that you check fillmorecountyjournal. com, you will find something new. In 2011, we calculated well over 1,900 local articles, photos and videos posted to the old site. In 2012, we will be providing even more news and information every day. If the Preston City Council made an important decision last night, you’ll see that story on fill- today. 6. Another feature on news websites that drives me nuts is when they require users to login with a username and password to be eligible to post comments. This is often used as a ploy to spy on users to track IP addresses. Check out some other local news sites and you’ll see what I mean. My thoughts are to provide the opportunity for people to post online comments without that requirement. So, feel free to post comments on stories appearing on the new, and don’t worry about us tracking your whereabouts. We’re not “big brother.” I will say that I am responsible for preventing libel in print and online, so we will filter out any online comments that cross that line. And, with all online comments, you can look for the 10 most recently posted comments to appear as a scrolling ticker near the top of the new website to let readers know about what articles are prompting the most response. 7. In the footer of the site, under “Need more FCJ?” you’ll find links to our Facebook page, Youtube channel and the option of tapping into fresh content from each page of the new site with the rss feed option. 8. More locally generated videos. We recognize that is the second most used search engine in the world, right behind Google, and so we know our Internet users are seeking more interactive video. For example, on our new website there’s a video

The FCJ reaches over 12,000 households each week. in The Great Outdoors section of the website that is dedicated to The Great Horned Owl Breeding Project - Live Streaming video from Houston Nature Center. You can actually watch live streaming video on fillmorecountyjournal. com. If you or your organization would like to contribute local video content to the new, please don’t hesitate to contact our team at the Journal office at 507-765-2151 or news@ 9. OK, here’s another fantastic opportunity to create interaction with our readers that will come in handy on a regular basis. With the wonderful matrix of categories and cities, we have the option of posting reader polls based on the specific interests of each section of the site. Whether voting on candidates for elections, school bond referendums or decisions being made at civic meetings on a regular basis, our new reader polls will present more opportunities to create interaction with the communities we serve. 10. Citizen journalism has become a buzz phrase in the newspaper industry, often times never executed very well at all. We will be offering this option to the community for purposes not often shared by other newspapers. Here’s how it might work. If your church would like to have a citizen journalism access level to the new site, you could post articles, events, photos and videos in the Faith & Worship section about your church. With your own username and password,

you would be allowed access to the back end of our newspaper website. This gives our site users the opportunity to update the new site with their own content. Maybe you would just like to have a blog to be shared with our online community. We can do that. A citizen journalism access level posses tremendous opportunities. For more information, please e-mail me at jsethre@ We’d love to have you be a part of the new site. 11. Another interesting opportunity presented by our layout matrix of cities and categories relates to advertising. Whether happy ads, fundraising benefits, church events, or special events and promotions for businesses, we have options on the new filmorecountyjournal. com for as little as $7.50 per month. Please contact our office at 507765-2151 or with any questions. We are anxious to hear your feedback about the new website. I think it is a step in the right direction for our newspaper, and I greatly appreciate SMG Web Design for making this new site possible. While we feel this is a great website today, you can be assured we will be continuously striving to create a better end-user experience every day.


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Obituaries Ilene Mildred Anderson Ilene Mildred Anderson, 89, of Chatfield, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. Ilene Mildred Soiney was born May 16, 1923, in Harmony, to Lawrence Soiney and Matilda (Jacobson) Soiney. She attended Harmony and Whalan Schools. She married Ervin O. Anderson in 1943 in Whalan. Ervin passed away in 1968. Ilene was a nurses aide at the Lanesboro and Preston Care Centers. She worked at Saint Marys Hospital as a housekeeper and dietary aide, and cleaned houses for Doctors in Rochester for many years. Ilene was a member of Whalan Lutheran Church and the Erickson-Rose Legion Auxiliary Post 637. She enjoyed spending time with her family, making mission quilts and day trips with friends. She is survived by four daughters, Carole Johnson of Chatfield, Linda (Larry) Wrolstad of Kenyon, Donna (Francis) Novotny of Chatfield and Cindy (Ole) Bothun of Chatfield; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Bette (Milton) Eide of Rushford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin, a daughter, Sharon, three brothers and three sisters. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 7, 2012, at the Whalan Lutheran Church, in Whalan, with Rev. Patricia Hinkie officiating. Burial was in the Whalan Cemetery. Everyone who came in contact with Ilene loved her. She has left a legacy of wonderful memories for her family and friends. Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield was in charge of arrangements.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Audrey Engrav Audrey I. Engrav, 96, of Rushford, Minn. died on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Valley View Healthcare and Rehab Center in Houston. Audrey was born on June 13, 1915, in Houston, Minn. to Emil and Jane (Hostvet) Thronson. She was raised in Houston where she attended school. On January 14, 1934, she married James M. Engrav. The couple moved to Rushford, Minn. Audrey worked as a nurs’s’ aid for twenty years at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Audrey was a member of Rushford Lutheran Church where she was an active circle member. She also served as a Cub Scout Den Mother. In her spare time Audrey enjoyed: knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, crafts, traveling, shopping, holidays, cooking, spending time with her family and talking about the “Good Ole Days”. Audrey is survived by two children: Paul (Jeanneen) Engrav of Rushford and Jane (Wayne) Schuster of Brownton, Minn.; grandchildren: Timothy (Kris) Engrav, Kristina (Justin) Crowder, Alison Schuster, Oliver Schuster and Jillian Schuster; great-grandchildren: Abby, Alex, Caleb, Eli and Drake; sisters: Lyla Cruze, Marge Poppe and Norma Muenkel; and by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; and brothers, Donald and Daniel Thronson. There was a memorial service, celebrating Audrey’s life on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rushford Lutheran Church or Valley View Healthcare and Rehab Center.

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“Protest!” will showcase songs of the 1960s in this month’s “Over the Back Fence” Community Variety Show A full cast singing “Marching Up To Freedom Land” a capella will open this month’s “Over the Back Fence” community variety show. “Protest!” is the theme, and the show will feature a variety of music and historical and cultural references from the 1960s. Also featured will be Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and Elvis Presley’s interpretation of that speech, “If I Can Dream,” sung by Rick Nance. Host Damon Prestemon will welcome the Rutabaga Brothers onstage throughout the show, for numbers including “Times They are A-Changin’” (featuring soloist Nick Danielson) and the audience sing-along and show closer “We Shall Overcome.” Barbara Benson Keith and the Barbettes will sing “Sufferin Suffrage,” and Bob Petrillo will perform a song he was actually arrested for singing in the 1960s: “Eve of Destruction.” In sponsor interviews, we’ll learn about Riverside on the Root Restaurant & Root River Outfitters, Church Hill School Condominiums, and Niagara Cave. Audience members are encouraged to sport their sixties apparel, including tie-dyed shirts and ribbon head bands. Come early! Pre-show music will begin at 7:10 p.m. with music by the Tuition Daddies. In 2012, “Over the Back Fence” is running on the monthly format of 2nd Fridays February through November. Each show will also be broadcast on KFIL Radio 103.1FM at 7 p.m. on the Sunday nine days following each live show. Tickets are $7 for adults and for $4 students, in advance at the

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Lanesboro Arts Center, 507467-2446 (open seven days a week), or at the St. Mane Theatre beginning at 6:30 p.m. on show nights. The St. Mane Theatre is handicapped accessible, located at 206 Parkway Ave N. in Lanesboro, Minn. “Over the Back Fence” sponsors help to make the radio broadcast and affordable ticket prices possible: Associated Bank, Bluff Country Computer Works, Cedar Valley Resort, Church Hill School Condominiums, Coffee Street Fitness, F&M Community Bank, Fillmore County Journal, Green Gables Inn, Huntington Electric, Lanesboro BP/S&A Petroleum, Lanesboro Christ-

mas Inn Tour, Lanesboro Local, Lanesboro Public Library, Little River General Store, Thomas M. Manion Attorney at Law, Niagara Cave, Olivia’s Attic, Pedal Pushers Café, Preston Foods, Rhino’s Pizza & Sub Shoppe, Riverside on the Root Restaurant & Outfitters, Root River Veterinary Center, and the Sons of Norway of Lanesboro. The Lanesboro Arts Center’s mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for artistic excellence and educational development in providing diverse art experiences for people of all ages. For more information: 507-4672446 / /

2012 4-H Summer Olympics Day Camp! Come experience the 2012 4-H Summer Olympics where kids can learn about the Olympics, compete in their own Olympic trials, build crafts, play games, and have a lot of fun! This is for anyone grades 3-4 and will be held on Wednesday,

August 8th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds, Preston. There is a $7.00 registration fee, bring your own lunch. To sign up or for more information, please call the Fillmore County Extension Office at 507-765-3896.

Fillmore County Church Directory Elstad Lutheran Church ....................................................... Sundays - 10:30am 37784 Dogwood Rd, Lanesboro, MN 55949 (507) 467-3769 Greenfield Lutheran Church ................................ Sundays - 9:00am & 10:30am 235 Main Ave S, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-3272 Harmony United Methodist Church ...................................... Sundays - 8:30am 60 Main Ave S, Harmony, MN 55939 (507) 886-6851 Preston United Methodist Church ....................................... Sundays - 10:30am 212 Saint Anthony St N, Preston, MN 55965 (507) 765-2503 Satersdahl Lutheran Church ................................................. Sundays - 9:00am 21447 Co. Rd. 30, Rural Harmony, MN

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Rushford Days July 16-22, 2012 MONDAY, JULY 16 7 PM – Queen Pageant – HS Gymnasium * (button or $5) TUESDAY, JULY 17 8 PM – Teen Swim – Aquatic Center WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 6 PM – Car Cruise Night – Ferndale CC ($15) (Music by Last Call Meldahl) THURSDAY, JULY 19 6 PM – Wine Tasting – Am. Legion ($12) (Sponsored by Am. Legion Auxiliary) 7 PM – Teen Dance – Fest Tent* 7-9 PM – Grades 6-8 9-11PM – Grades 9-12 FRIDAY, JULY 20 5 PM – Food Vendors/Fest Tent Open 5-9PM - BINGO - Fest Grounds (Sponsored by Tri-Parish Youth Group) 5-7PM – Pony Rides – Fest Grounds (Sponsored by Root River Saddle Club) 6 - 8PM - “Red Solo Cup” Happy Hour -Fest Tent 7-8PM – Mutton Bustin – Fest Grounds*(button or $5)

NOON - 3 PM - Last Call Meldahl DJ/ Karaoke - Fest Tent NOON - 3 PM - Car/Semi Show - Fest Grounds 8-9PM – Burn Out – Fest Grounds* (Registration 10:30 AM - Noon) 9 PM–1 AM Dance, Boogie WonderNOON - 5PM - Lions Pork Chop Dinland –Fest Tent* ner -American Legion SATURDAY, JULY 21 7 AM – Fly-In & Plane Rides – Airport 12:30 - 5 PM - Entertainment (Bring your own lawn chair - former 7-11 AM – Pancake Breakfast –MaTri-Co. Electric warehouse bldg.) sonic Lodge 12:30-1:15—RLC Praise Team 9 AM – Softball Tournament – Niggle 1:30-2:15 - St. Johns Kitchen Band Field 3-5 - Les Fields & the Turkey River 9 AM – 3-on-3 Basketball/BB ShootAll-Stars Out –R-P HS Gymnasium 9 AM-5 PM – Craft Fair – Fest Grounds 2 PM - Frog Jumping Contest - Fest Grounds (former Tri-Co. Electric warehouse7 PM – GRANDE PARADE bldg.) 9 PM – 1 AM Dance, TroubleShooter 9 AM-5 PM – Photo Contest – Fest –Fest Tent* Grounds 9:30 AM – Pedal Tractor Pull – Fest SUNDAY, JULY 22 Grounds 7 AM – Waffle Breakfast – Montini Hall (MN State Sanctioned) - NEW START (Sponsored by St. Josephs Catholic TIME 10 AM – Food Vendors/Fest Tent Open Church) 8 AM - Antique Tractor Ride *RASA will be performing “You Cant (25 mile ride leaving from Hammell Take It With You” July 19-22nd at the Equip.) R-P HS Theater* 9 AM – Ecumenical Church Service NOON – Tractor Pull – Fest Grounds* NOON – 5 PM Kids Games/Inflatables Fest Tent with Christian Crossings 10 AM – Softball Tournament – Niggle –Fest Grounds NOON - 7 PM - BINGO - Fest Grounds Field (Sponsored by Tri-Parish Youth Group) 10 AM-3 PM - Craft Fair — Fest

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Fillmore County Court Report On July 2, 2012, Jerome Sondre Halvorson, Jr., 47 of Lanesboro, made a first appearance before Judge Robert Benson at the Fillmore County Courthouse. Halvorson faced charges for three counts of Financial Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult, which has a maximum penalty of 10 years in jail, $20,000, or both. He was also charged with two counts of Theft, and two counts of Theft by Swindle. A bank called police with concerns about Halvorson’s mother’s account. His mother lives in a nursing home. Halvorson allegedly used money from her bank accounts at casinos in Arizona and Minnesota, as well as at ATMs and Kwik Trips in the area, totaling approximately $19,403.99. Halvorson was released on his own recognizance, with $20,000 unconditional bail. His next appearance is July 16, 2012. Jesse Cole Julian, 18 of Chatfield, appeared before Judge Benson on July 3, 2012. He was charged with Drugs in the 5th Degree possession, not a small amount of marijuana, and Drugs in the 5th Degree sale, both with

a maximum penalty of five years in jail, $10,000 or both. He was also charged with drugs, possession/sale of a small amount of marijuana, and paraphernalia, both with have a maximum penalty of a $300 fine. The charges stem from an incident in which police heard about a truck going into a ditch. When they arrived, the truck was gone, but they then pulled over a truck that had mud on it and was damaged. Police could allegedly smell marijuana coming from the vehicle, in which Julian was a passenger. They found marijuana in the vehicle that allegedly belonged to Julian, as well as a pipe. Julian was given $2,000 conditional bail and $10,000 unconditional. He must not have any contact with co-defendants or drug users, and must submit to drug testing weekly. His next court appearance is July 9, 2012.

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Space Commando and other odd hobbies at DreamAcres Farm The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative on DreamAcres Farm welcomes David Harris and his one-man, acrobatic, autobiographical show “Space Commando and Other Odd Hobbies” on Friday, July 13 at 8:30pm. This is the second of three shows in the Play! in the Barn Series funded in part by a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council’s Legacy allocation from the Minnesota State Legislature. Tickets are $12 or “pay what you can.” At the age of 14, David Harris knew exactly what he wanted to be, a professional yo-yo player. This dream led to a 20-year pursuit of odd hobbies; seemingly impossible stunts with folding chairs, shopping bag dancing, juggling feats, and inspired paddleball moves. Along this unexpected, hilarious, and often embarrassing journey, David finds amazing yo-yo masters, paddleball kings, and wedding rings. Also featured in the show is drummer Sam Mistry, a 15 year old student at the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists and a resident of the Midway area of St. Paul. David Harris has amazed and amused audiences with his physical comedy shows. Using a variety of unconventional props such as hand trucks, sheets of paper, bicycle wheels, and buckets, David blends acrobatics, comedy, and virtuosic object manipulation. He graduated from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks with a degree in English. David frequently performs in Minnesota at venues such as Dreamland Arts, The Red Eye, The Ritz Theater, Bryant Lake Bowl, and Jon Hassler Theater. He has performed

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sells a small selection of local items), and to take home breads, coffee and vegetables. Home-made ice cream and cookies are also sold. The Dreamery Rural Arts Initiative is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting and expanding arts experiences in rural Fillmore County, and to making use of renewable/sustainable energy sources to do so. For more information, including directions to the farm, or to make reservations, call 507-352-4255, or visit websites at or www. This activity is funded by the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

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Sue’s Muse By Sue Ommen

The Resplendent Raspberry I love raspberries, not only for their sumptuous flavor, but also because I have a history with this lovely berry. I grew up in Hopkins, Minnesota, a suburb of the Twin Cities, known then as the Raspberry Capital. Raspberry farms proliferated on the outskirts of Hopkins, supplying an abundance of the delicious crop to the area, and for the yearly Raspberry Festival, our little claim to fame. As a 10-year-old, I decided to fol-

low in my brother’s footsteps and pick at a raspberry farm. I’d earn a little money and show how responsible I was, an attribute needed to pass one of my dads tests to go swimming with friends at Shady Oak Lake, attended by life guards but no parents. If I remember correctly, we made the huge sum of five cents a quart, an amount that added up during my two-week stint. Remember, a candy bar cost five

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Birth Announcement Quentin Palmer Daniels Adam and Jodie Daniels of Lanesboro are proud to announce the birth of their son, Quentin Palmer. Quentin was born on May 27, 2012. He weighed 9 lb. 7 oz and was 21 inches long. He joins siblings Kyle, Aubrey, and Grant at home. Grandparents are Bill and Darlene Daniels of rural Chatfield, Mary Giehtbrock of Rochester and Roy Giehtbrock of Chatfield.

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cents in this era. A bus rounded up the pickers and dropped us at the site. We were given a brief training period and then began the job of picking as fast as possible under the hot sun, without dropping or spilling berries. During a weekend at the height of the season, our families came to help out, making a fun time out of the effort. Jokes were passed back and forth, along with goodnatured ribbing as to who could fill a flat fastest. I only worked the raspberry fields one summer, as most raspberry seasons I stayed with my cousin Patty at my grandparents in Williston Park to pick their crop. We adhered to my father’s philosophy, one for the pot and one for the mouth. Patty and I rambled the area, making forts from tall foliage, hiding from our two much younger pesky boy cousins, and making trips to the little country store for grandma. It seemed a long walk down the dusty road, so we often took the shortcut through a path rumored to be a spot snakes liked to sit in the sun at the entrance. Everyone knew my mother was terribly afraid of snakes, due to the fact her impish brothers had once stuffed them down her back. None of these local snakes were poisonous, but they grew in size in our minds. One hapless day we had trekked the entire distance to the store and back to the entrance of the shortcut, only to see the fabled snakes sitting there, minding their own business. They were probably more afraid of us than we were of them, but we ran all the way back to the road and home again. I’ve always been fascinated by

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snakes, but still didn’t want to step over them. Over time I’ve wondered if the snakes were just large branches that turned into the crawly creatures in our minds. At night, Patty and I slept upstairs under a slanted ceiling and had daily contests to see who could jump their feet high enough to touch the ceiling, a feat that became easier as we grew. Our grandpa was a small 5’6” mild-mannered man who smoked cigars and made dandelion wine he served at family occasions, giving each child he considered old enough a taste in a shot-glass. During the evening, he taught us how to play poker, using poker chips for currency. He was a carpenter and grew vegetables on their five acres of land. My sister Sharon remembers loading the produce and carrying it to a homemade stand to sell. He didn’t talk much, but had a gentle way about him and we all loved him dearly.

My mother once told us that a man down the road employed migrant workers. My grandfather was always friendly when they walked by. One day a black man stopped and asked grandpa if he could have a drink of water. My grandfather pointed to the cup hanging from a nail above the well and told him he was always welcome to help himself. Later that summer, the man came back with his young wife. My grandfather was not at home, so he told my grandmother the owner had raped his wife and asked if she could help them get away. My aunt Mary said that she was 10 years old and remembers the incident well. Her mother went inside the house, retrieved the money they were saving to work on the house and took the couple down to the bus stop. After paying their fare and giving them additional funds, she helped them get on the bus. This happened in 1940, a time See SUE’S MUZE Page 20 

A reason to celebrate! By Jason Sethre Do you have a reason to celebrate? For the longest time, we have always encouraged readers to send us their announcements for weddings, engagements, births, and military service. We will continue to provide that option in the Fillmore County Journal. And, in an effort to bring relevant content together, we are creating a page titled “Social Scenes.” This page will include all of the aforementioned information in conjunc-

tion with happy ads that have historically appeared under “Notices” in the classifieds section. So, when you look at today’s Social Scenes, you’ll know all there is to know about birthdays, weddings, engagements, anniversaries, military service and birth announcements. If you are interested in running a happy ad in the new Social Scenes section, please contact our office at 507-765-2151 or ads@fillmorecountyjournal. com.


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when such things were simply not done. Another family story tells how my grandmother’s brother, Sippy, short for Joseph, who was a sign maker, recycled some of the discarded wooden signs to use on the house. Each year at fair time, my grand-

father took a number of his grandchildren to witness the wonder of the Minnesota State Fair. It was a grand adventure visiting the animals and exhibits and riding the stately horses on the merry-go-round, each posed in a different riding posture, taking our imaginations on a wonderful gallop while listening to the Calliope music in the background. As an adult, I was amazed to learn a vast assortment of other rides



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existed, as we never rode them, nor missed that part of the fairway. At noon, we unpacked the picnic lunch assembled the night before, and stretched our tired legs to eat, oblivious to the wondrous array of fair foods a short distance away. At the end of the day trip, we all searched for the car grandpa lost in the crowd of vehicles each year. Eventually, my brother thought of placing a red ball on the antenna. Now we grow our own crop of berries, some stock-ordered from a catalog, other plants garnered from friends thinning out their patch. I enjoy plucking the red fruits under the summer sun, soaking up the vitamin D among the bright rays, as well as tasting as I pop them into the pottery bowl for a later treat. In my opinion, there is never too much of a good thing in the form of raspberries, and I relish eating them to my heart’s content. It is our fond hope to have enough this year to freeze a few for raspberry tarts or make raspberry vinegar to cook with, or cordial to sip, all something to anticipate in the winter from the bounty of summer.

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Raspberry renovation Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties Jake Overgaard of University of Minnesota Extension Winona County will be giving a free on-farm workshop July 14th, from 1-2 pm on raspberry renovation at Hoch Orchard and Gardens near La Crescent, Minnesota. Participants will learn how raspberry plants develop, the Jerrold Tesmer importance of renovation, and how to renovate. High tunnel production will be discussed as well as variety selection. There will be an opportunity for hands-on learning (bring a pair of work gloves if interested!). The workshop will be

held at Hoch Orchard and Gardens near La Crescent, Minnesota. Weather permitting, this workshop will be held entirely outdoors; dress appropriately and bring your sunscreen. The Hoch Orchard and Gardens will also be holding an open house the same day, with farm tours from 11 am to 5 pm. Feel free to attend either or both events! If you have questions on the workshop contact Jake Overgaard at or call 507-457-6440.


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Nitrogen management for alfalfa-corn rotations field day Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston Counties J e f f Coulter, University of Minnesota Extension Corn Agronomists, Matt Yost, University of Jerrold Tesmer Minnesota

Extension Research Assistant, and Michael Russelle, USDAARS Soil Scientist are conducting research on N credits from alfalfa to corn. This year, they have eight on-farm trials that are focused on predicting nitrogen credits from alfalfa to second-year corn. On Monday, July 16, we are planning to hold a field day for the on-farm research site located near Fountain, MN (Gary

Redalen Farm). Registration is at 9:30 am with the event running from 9:45 am to 12:00 noon. The field day will start with indoor presentations at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center auditorium. After the indoor presentations, we will look at the plots and have a guided plot tour on the Gary Redalen Farm. Jerrold Tesmer, Extension

Educator, Fillmore & Houston Counties, will moderate the indoor event at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center. At this event, there would be presentations on nitrogen management in alfalfa-corn rotations by Jeff Coulter and Matt Yost. As well as a presentation on manure management by Jose Hernandez, Extension Educator – Livestock Nutrient Management . We also antici-

pate having a presentation on alfalfa management/IPM by Lisa Behnken, Regional Extension Educator. This event is FREE and open to the public (no registration is required). For more information contact Jerry Tesmer phone: 507-765-3896/507725-5807, email: tesme001@ or Jeff Coulter, phone: 612-625-1796, email:

Minnesota Pork Ambassador Winslow attends MAAI Minnesota Pork Ambassador Katie Winslow of Fountain attended the 17th annual Minnesota Agricultural Ambassador Institute (MAAI) in Red Wing and southeastern Minnesota. The MAAI program combines hands-on activities, speakers and tours that encourage and develop communication and leadership skills, and increase agricultural knowledge. Also, among the 40 individuals taking part were representatives from the Minnesota Pork Board, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Minnesota FFA Association


and local FFA chapters, Minnesota Beef Council, Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers, and local business summer interns. The MAAI participants toured agriculturally related businesses around the Red Wing area, including Red Wing Tannery, Red Wing Shoe Company, Spirit of the Water (Treasure Island Casino) River Ride, and Schafer Farms, Incorporated. This year’s keynote speaker was Lucas Sjostrom, Hoard’s Dairyman Association Editor of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Lucas encouraged the MAAI participants to be agricultural advocates by sharing their story with consumers. He advised the young advocates to travel across the world and captivate the different ways of agriculture. Also speaking at the conference were Mary Milla, Communication Coach, David Preisler, Min-

nesota Pork Board and Minnesota Pork Producers Association Executive Director, Ruth Meirick, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Jerry Knapper, Ingram Barge Company and Brandon Schafer, Schafer Farms, Incorporated. This year’s sponsors: AgStar Financial Services, Farm Boy® Brand Clothing, Midwest Dairy Association, Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council, Minnesota Beef Council, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Minnesota Farm Bureau, Minnesota FFA, Minnesota Lamb & Wool Growers Association, Minnesota Livestock Breeders Association, Minnesota Pork Board, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Upper Mississippi Waterway Association, and United States Farm & Ranch Alliance.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS TUESDAY, JULY 10 Storytime at Lanesboro Public Library, 9:30am Knit it Together, 3:30-4:30pm, Preston Public Library. Knitting for all levels. For fundraiser info, call 507-867-3583.* Bluff Country Toastmasters meet, 5:30pm, Spring Valley Public Library.* Lanesboro Community Theater Auditions, 6:30-8pm. “She was Only a Farmer’s Daughter.” Lanesboro Community Center. 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.* VFW Men’s Auxiliary Meeting, 7pm, Spring Valley VFW Hall. Chatfield AA meets, 7:30pm in the Pio­neer Presbyterian Church, 206 Fillmore St., Chatfield.* AA Closed Meeting, 8pm, Presbyterian. Church, Mill St, Rushford.* WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 Spring Valley Area Foodshelf, 2-5pm. 1300 West Tracy Rd. Spring Valley.* Preston Public Library: Story time for children ages 0-6, 10am.

Lanesboro Community Theater Auditions, 6:30-8pm. “She was Only a Farmer’s Daughter.” Lanesboro Community Center. THURSDAY, JULY 12 Free Senior Coffee, 9am, Heritage Grove, Harmony.* Fillmore County Public Health Blood Pressure Clinic, 9:30-10:30am, City Hall, Wykoff. Storyhour, Harmony Public Library, 225 3rd Ave. SW, 11:00 – 11:45, Preschool ages, No School No Storyhour.* Canton Senior Citizens meet at 1pm for cards and visiting, Canton Community Center.* Modern Cloth Diapering Class: Houston Nature Center, 6:30pm. Contact Tricia 896-4752 FRIDAY, JULY 13 Spring Valley Area Foodshelf, Senior Citizens Day, 9am-10am. 1300 West Tracy Rd. Spring Valley, MN.* Chatfield NA meeting, 7:30pm, Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 206 Fillmore St. Chatfield.* Harmony AA Group- Harmony Community Center, 8pm, For more info call 507-272-5857 * Prairies of the Past: Forestville/ Mystery Cave State Park, 9pm. Meet at the ampitheater.

SATURDAY, JULY 14 Lanesboro Farmer’s Market- 9-12 Sylvan Park. May-Oct. * I Can Paddle- Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, 8pm. 10-noon and 1-3pm. To reserve spot call 866-857-2757 from 8am-8pm. Lanesboro AA Group, 8:00pm, Bethlehem Lutheran Church. For more info, call 507-251-1771 or 765-2518.* Bat Count- Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, 8pm. Meet at picnic shelter. Star Party: Houston Nature Center, 8pm. Free and open to public. SUNDAY, JULY 15 NA Meeting, 7:00pm, United Methodist Church, downstairs, Preston. Call Jay for info 507-399-6089. * Fountain AA Group closed meeting, 7:30pm. Fountain Lutheran Church, south Main St. and Highway 52.* MONDAY, JuLY 16 Community Coffee, 9am, Park Lane Estates, Preston.* TOPS (take off pounds sensibly) Meeting, Spring Valley Care Center Activity Room. Weigh-in from 5:456 p.m. Meeting from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Questions contact Judy at 507-3462469.* NA Meeting, 7:00pm, United Methodist Church, downstairs, Preston. Call Jay for info 507-399-6089. *

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100% WOOD HEAT, no worries. Keep your family safe and warm with an OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACE from Central Boiler. Theobald Heating Solutions 507-533-4523. swk2tfn- o For Sale: Pianos, Digital Pianos, Church Organs - New, Used, Sales & Service - Call DEWEY KRUGER MUSIC, Northwood, Iowa, 800-933-5830, deweykrugermusic. com. s18,25,2- x White Whirlpool (Roper) Side-bySide Frig. used briefly; been in storage in heated garage. Time to sell. 35 1/2 wide and 69 1/2 high. Ice cube and water dispenser on front panel. Excellent condition!!! $550 Call 507-450-6684 s9- o

FOR SALE: Blue tick pups, 10 weeks old. 5 males, 4 females. Shots, dewormed. 507272-5857 s9- x For Sale: UTILITY VEHICLES: 2- 2007 Kawasaki 600 Mules Cab 2WD $4,500.00 a piece. SKIDLOADERS: Gehl: 1987 3510 Gas Hrs: 2145 $5,750.00, 1991 3410 diesel $6,350.00, 1998 John Deere 3375 Diesel Hrs: 1114 $,7500.00, Case: 1845C $12999 85XT $16,999.00, Bobcats: 873 New Motor: $19,500.00, T200 $19,500.00 Mustang 342 $7,750.00. MOWERS: JD 455 Diesel C/H Blower/blade Deck 60” $8,750.00, JD 425 $3,000.00, TRACTORS: JD 955 Loader Deck 60” Hrs:655 4WD $11,500.00, Ford 4400 gas loader $6,750.00, IH 706 C/H Gas $6,900.00. Call for Appt. & Info. JEFF NIELSEN SALES Eberhardt Str., Albert Lea, MN 56007. Buy-Sell-Trade Home: 507-377-1137, Cell: 507-383-7012, Website: Email: Paul Nielsen Farm Equipment 48 years in business! Cell: 507279-1303. s9,16,23- x

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Specializing in Roofing • Remodel • New Home Construction • Siding • Replacement Windows • Concrete Sidewalks • Flat Pours Licensed & Insured #20450126

We fix Wet Basements! Mention this Ad and Receive $100 off Basement Waterproofing System Free Estimates • 507-259-7776 •


BRUMM’S PLUMBING & HEATING, LLc Tony Brumm • Mabel, MN 55954 Phone: (507)493-5507 • Cell:507-251-9212

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servicemaster of Chatfield Professional Cleaning ~ Carpet, Furniture, Floors, Furnace Duct Cleaning, Fire & Water Damage, Janitorial Service.

126 St. Anthony Street, Preston, MN • Bus. 765-2173

The clean you expect Jeff Hebl, Owner The service you deserve 507-467-4798 • Lanesboro, MN

CONSTRUCTION Bakke Cement & masonry Logix insuLated concrete forms with more foam for insulation value

• Block Basements • Additions • Footings • Floors • Driveways • Patios • Walks

35 Years of Serving Our Area

• CommerCial • trenChing


Lic# BC474301

Fast, Friendly, Honest service!!

For aLL your building and remodeling needs.

(507) 268-4367 Cell (507) 273-0829

Mn contractors lic. #20382343

MELDAHL CONSTRUCTION INC. PETERSON, MN 55962 • 507-875-2496 We Carry • Dryers • Grain Bins for Drying & Storage -Fans -Heaters -Roof Vents -Floors (And More!)

507-886-2323 • Toll Free 877-886-2323 PO BOx 214 • 2 Main ave. n., HarMOny, Mn 55939 Kerry & Jane Kingsley, Owners •

pEST CONTROL Charlotte’s Web

• Rodents • Ants • Cockroaches • Asian Beetles • Other Pests

Pest COntROl licensed Professional exterminator Commercial/Residential Charlotte Treat Free Estimates Call 507-251-0589 •


Al lArson & sons

the First Bin DesiGneD For the 21st Century

Plumbing & Heating

• New Homes • Remodeling • Air Conditioning

308 St. Anthony St., Preston Calls welcomed any time! • Furnace • Drain Cleaning


• Insured • Septic systems • New Construction • Remodeling

Dave Swenson Don Tollefsrud Matt Swenson Lic. #008399pJ

Lic. #008744pJ

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Appliances • Hardware • Small Engines • Furnace • Air Conditioning Commercial & Residential Repair

Many Years of Experience

& Tear Down , Millwright, Grain Legs, Auger, and Conveyor Construction, Concrete Construction.

Joel Walbridge Fountain, mn

kingsley Mercantile & rental

HungeRHolt caRpentRy

30 Ton, 136 ft Boom Truck Service

• residential • Farm

• Custom Cabinets • Remodeling • Roofing • gaRages • siding • sheds & moRe • gRaniCRete CounteR tops H:507-268-4949 C:507-272-3624


Plumbing & Heating

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• Marty HungerHolt, 507-467-2203 • randy HarMon, 507-467-2410 • ricHard nepstad, 507-765-3621

• New Construction • Remodeling • Insured • Free Estimates • Licensed 507-743-8325 SEE uS FoR aLL youR HEatINg & CooLINg NEEdS Randy Newman - 507-421-2536 - geoSystems 507-493-5282 • Free Estimates

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• New Roof • Reshingle • Flat Roofs • Steel Shingles • Lawn Care • Snow Removal • Storm Damage • Gutter Cleaning Certified Professional Installer • Chimney Flashings • Workmanship Guaranteed • Competitive Pricing • 24 Hr. Res/Comm. Leak Bonded, Insured and Licensed. Repair Lic.# 20638833 Call now for Free Estimate • 507-251-9220



SaTELLITE SERVICES Craig Stortz #PL07718

Power Limited Licensed

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Serving the Tri-State area Residential & Commercial Accounts for Direct TV & Dishnet. Cable - Phone - internet - Wiring Canton, MN

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We’re #1 in the #2 Business Pumping & Agitating

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TRADITIONS OF PRESTON is now hiring for kitchen staff on call and must be available to work some weekends. Please contact Chris at 507-765-3837. h2,9- o

HELP WANTED: Part-time, seasonal housekeeper needed at Brewster’s Red Hotel in Lanesboro. Stop by the office or contact Pam 507-407-2999. h2,9- o

GRACE LUTHERAN Church in Peterson, MN is seeking a pianist and/or electric keyboard player for church services beginning September 2nd. Please respond by calling 507-429-7324 or 507-251-8778. Applications due by July 20th. h2,9- o

HELP WANTED: Taher Food Service has a cashier position open at MabelCanton Schools. Hours are approximately 4 hours a day Mon-Fri. Computer skills are needed. Applications can be picked up at the school office from Chris Mon-Thur. Contact Jane Hall, Food Service Director, 507-272-9363. h2,9,16- o

KITCHEN HELP short order cook. Wednesdays and Fridays. Call Sheryl at 507-828-9145. Lanesboro Sales Commission. h2,9- o ROOT RIVER HARDWOODS is looking for a reliable person to work in the saw mill. Benefit package available, retirement plan. Apply at Hwy 52 N in Preston. 507765-2362. h2,9,16- o Help Wanted!!! Make extra income mailing our brochures from home! Helping Home-Workers since 2001! Genuine Opportunity! No experience required. Start Immediately! (VOID IN SD) (MFPA)

Heritage Grove

of Harmony

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. h2,9,16- x The Preston Fire Department is currently taking applications for new members. Applications can be picked up and returned to City Hall. Application deadline is Friday, July 20, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. h9,16- o

Now HiriNg

resideNt AssistANt positioNs 12 hour shifts, night & weekend shifts available. Please call 507-886-6515 for more information or stop by for an application, see Kristi Heritage Grove • 455 Main Ave. N • Harmony, MN

Fillmore Central Community Education is seeking 4/5 School Readiness Teacher (up to 12 hrs/week) Early Childhood licensure preferred Also seeking a Parent Educator (ECFE) (up to 10 hours/week) appropriate licensure preferred Interested applicants submit a letter of application, resume and 3 reference letters to: Holly Kanengieter, Fillmore Central Community Education, P.O. Box 50, Preston, MN 55965. Position open until filled.

Monday, July 9, 2012

EMPLOYMENT PART-TIME on call cook needed, perfect hours for a semi-retired person or someone wanting just a few hours every week. Flexible schedule. Contact Cathy at Park Lane Estates, 507-765-9986 or 507-2593291. Come in and fill out an application. h9,16,23- o Drivers: 2-3 day routes. Benefits, $57K avg 1st yr., 2nd yr. 62k. CDL-A, 1 yr t/t Exp’. Apply: MBM in Mason City, IA h9- o




Preston Equipment Company looking to hire full-time machinery set-up technician. Main duties will include assembly and pre-delivery of all types of equipment offered for sale by the dealership and preparing equipment for delivery to the customer or for demonstration. Ability to operate vehicles, tools, and equipment used in machine set-up recommended. Send resume to: PO Box 435, Preston, MN 55965. h9,16- o

FEDERAL POSTAL JOBS Earn $13$32.50 per hour. No experience. Full benefits. Paid training. 800/593-2664 Ext. 88. Now hiring! (MCAN)

HELP WANTED to stack small square bales. Pays $10/hr. Hoffman Stables, Preston, MN 507-765-2250 h9- o

Old Village Hall is looking for parttime dishwasher, evenings and weekends. Call Sarah at 507-467-2176 or stop in for an application. h9,16- o

Preston Equipment Company looking to hire full-time Ag technician. Experience or training in Ag mechanics preferred. Computer skills and electrical diagnostic ability helpful. Main duties will include diagnostics and repair of tractors, combines, and other equipment. Eligible candidate will possess good communication skills in dealing with customers and co-workers. Send resume to: PO Box 435, Preston, MN 55965. h9,16- o

Spring Valley Senior Living is looking for individuals to fill a part-time or supplemental status LPN position. Varying shifts available. Every other weekend worked required. We offer competitive pay plus shift and weekend wage differentials. If interested send application or resume to Spring Valley Senior Living, Attn: Human Resources, 800 Memorial Drive, Spring Valley, MN 55975 or e-mail EOE h9,16- o

Green Lea Manor is looking for special people who want to make a difference Must be caring, compassionate, and a team player

Part-tiMe NursiNG assistaNt PositioNs avaiLabLe

Featherlite, Inc., manufacturer of custom order and standard model specialty trailers located in Cresco is seeking motivated individuals to fill the following positions: Seasonal positions available. ASSEMBLERS Successful candidates should possess the ability to assemble products by interpreting print packets and bill of materials, be able to accurately measure components and assemblies, utilize a variety of hand, power, and air tools, and perform repetitive work within set standards. Previous experience is a plus. ASSEMBLY WELDERS Must be able to accurately read and interpret print packets, instructions, and work orders for assigned jobs, and fabricate aluminum and/or steel components, subassemblies or assemblies as required using proper welding techniques. The successful candidates will be able to work with minimal supervision and will be selfmotivated. Previous welding experience is required. Wages are based upon experience. Featherlite offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes health insurance, life and disability insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 125 Plans for Medical and Child Care Reimbursement, 401k, vacation and personal time, holiday pay, prescription safety eyeglasses program and others. If you would like to learn more about the opportunities currently available at Featherlite, please apply at our Cresco facility, 816 7th Street West, anytime between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Featherlite, Inc. does require pre-employment drug screening.


Contact Annette or stop by for an application.

Green Lea Manor Nursing Home E.O.E.

115 N. Lyndale Ave., Mabel, MN 55954 (507) 493-5436 …because the journey matters

Good Shepherd Lutheran ServiceS

has a current opening for experienced, mature and caring individuals • Convenient and close to home and school • Quality and caring staff, loving residents, rewarding work • Child care on-site with employee discount • Flexible scheduling, shift differential, no mandatory over-time or shift rotation • Wages based on education and experience • On-site Fitness Center

Good Shepherd Lutheran Services Creative Christian Living and Human Service


Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider

Valley Design & Express Employment Professionals Invites you to our

JOB FAIR Tuesday, July 10th 1:00pm-3:00pm If you have the following qualifications wE’D lIkE to talk to you! •  Fabricating and Assembly •  6 months recent, positive work history •  Ability to lift 50 lbs, walk and stand, on a repetitive basis Express Employment Professionals Offers: •  Wages based on experience •  Long-term career opportunities •  Vacation and Holiday pay •  1st and 2nd shift opportunities

Valley Design (main lobby) 133 South Highway 52 Fountain, MN 55935 


Call 507.765.2151 • Fax 507.765.2468

Immediate Opening Available in


Part-time position Apple in person Contact Information: Cheri Jorgenson 507-885-6544 ext. #115

Celebrate a Special Occasion With a Happy Ad



Full-Time Housekeeper

For more information contact: Whether you’re in need of a babysitter or an efficient office manager, you can find the help you deserve by advertising in the Fillmore County Journal Classifieds. And when you’re in search of a better position, our listings can make short work of the situation.

DRIVERS New freight lanes in your area. Annual salary $45K to $60K. Flexible hometime. Modern trucks. Great benefits. CDL-A, 3 months recent experience. 800/414-9569 (MCAN)

Will train & reimburse for classes, if not on the registry. Bonus-pay on Weekends and Shift Differential

For more information contact Kelly at GSLS PO Box 747, Rushford, MN or call 507/864-7714. Or visit our website at to fill out an application.

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REAL ESTATE Richard Milne

Monday, July 9, 2012



HOUSE FOR SALE: 203 Coffee St. Downtown Lanesboro. 2 bdrm, 1 bath. 507429-5809 or 806-268-0194. e16tfn- o

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.

BIG WOODS, TROUT, deer. Buildable 6, 11 or 17 acres, road, survey, electric, telephone. See WI-MN Real Estate. 608-385-8080. e21tfn- o

& Associates

Real Estate, LLC Preston Enjoy this 3 Bedroom 2 Bath split that offers privacy

with wooded area in backyard. Home features vaulted family room with Gas Fireplace, step saving kitchen and spacious living room. $118,000 $114,900 MLS#4036444

Greenleafton 2 bedroom rambler has new carpet and fresh paint, newer windows and roof. 15547 Kiwi Rd, $52,000 $47,900 MLS#4035459

HOUSE FOR SALE: 212 Houston St. Preston. 2 BR, 1 BA, newly updated, 2 storage sheds, quiet location near bike trail. 507-259-6285. e2,9,16,23- o

Preston Great 1 1/2 story 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath and attached 3 season porch. One car detached garage and Flat Lot. $64,900 $59,900 MLS #4031651

800-599-0481 Randy Barnes

Turn Old Bessie Into a Cash Cow Fillmore County Journal

(507 area code)


Home 507-765-2172

410 N. Main, Harmony, MN • (Across from Kwik Trip)

Cell: 507-951-3672

Fax: 507-765-5308 Email: daVid Milne 507-696-6730

PH: 507-765-2151 OR 1-800-599-0481

new listing HARmony 3 Bedroom, Nice Neighborhood. $77,000. Call RandyFAX Barnesitforin! Details, 507-251-3271.

715 North Broadway (Home Federal Bldg.), Printed withSpring SoyValley, inkMN Email - NEED TO THANK SOMEONE? Call the Journal at 507-765-2151 or 800-

(507) 346-2060 Cell: 507-951-2071 Toll-Free: 888-835-8141

OPEN HOUSE WEdNESdAY, JULY 11 6:00-7:00pM PRINTED SOY INK 21933 CoUNTY RoAd 20,WITH pRESToN $109,000 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 Printed on recycled paper closet. Dinette area in kitchen has useable work space & dining area. Tastefully decorated on close to an acre of land w/new mound septic system. Last house on the edge of Co Rd 20 in Greenleafton - Enjoy small town living with the “feel” ON of country! Seller willPRINTED consider a Lease or Rent to own.


Todd Hadoff

Website: CALL THE JOURNAL to sell your extra stuff! 507-765-2151 or 800-599-0481. E-mail:







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Estate Industry!


1015 WaySide St, PreSton

920 grand St., Chatfield

• Ranch on quiet street • New siding • Heated garage • Deck • Great views • Updated


1x column fill 1 $134,900 707 roChelle ave. S, laneSBoro • 2 Story • 3+ Bedrooms • 2 Full Baths • Main Floor Laundry • 2 Car Garage • Porch

408 line St., Wykoff

• Ranch on 1/2 Acre • Deck • Bedrooms on Main • Storage Shed • Updated • 2 Car Garage

$1,500,000 29991 Co. rd. 21, Chatfield • 220 acres • Woods • Tillable • Root River access • Open floor plan • In-floor heat • Fireplace • 3-car garage and basement •15’ ceiling • Deck • W/O • Gorgeous setting • 15 minutes to Lanesboro CLASSIFIEDS


851 eMerald lane, roCheSter 209 Main St., fountain THE BEST • 4 City Lots • 3+ Bedrooms • 2 Gas Fireplaces • 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Ranch • Wood Floors • Main Floor Laundry • DeckTO ADVERTISE • Private Fenced Yard • 3 Car Garage IT PAYS in 507 • 3 Car Heated Garage • Steel Siding • Main Floor Laundry • Cul-De-Sac area code 800-599-0481 $89,900


136 St. Anthony St. • P.O. Box 496 Preston, MN 55965 507-765-2151 • 1-800-599-0481 • FAX 765-2468 $45,900 513 SPring ave, PreSton

507-765-2151 • 800-599-0481



farMS & aCreage

• 5 Bedroom • 6/10 Acre • 2 Bath • 3,600 Sq. Ft. • Knotty Pine Throughout • 2 Car Garage • Main Flr Living • Heated Garage • County 20 x 24 Garage • Main Floor Laundry • Enclosed Porch Fillmore Journal • Black Walnut •FREE Wood Fireplace w/ Brick Surround to over 10,000 households.


HOBBY FARM • $198,500 Approx 10 acres of pasture, woods & cropland. 3 car det. garage, barn & misc. outbuildings. Many mature trees surround this beautiful site. The home has been completely renovated - new sheet rock, knock down ceilings, all new flring throughout, brand new eat-in kichen w/hickory cabinets, new appliances & pantry, vaulted ceilings, formal dining rm, fireplace, new furnace - hotwater heater & updated electrical. Main flr separate ldry, mud room & 3 season porch awesome move-in condition property! 10894 State Hwy 16, Spring Valley


Find your dream home in the Journal Classifieds

• 3 Bedroom •D/O • Wood Floors Floor Laundry • 2 Porches ❆•• Main Close to Mill Creek Park

to thank 322Need ProSPeCt St., someone? Chatfield

22826 oAk HILL dRIVE, SpRING VALLEY, $299,000 Executive home on approx 1.5 acres of land in Oak Hill Drive subdivision. 4 bdrms, 4 ba., 2 story Colonial w/hdwd flrs, main floor sep lndry, formal living & dining areas, family rm w/ fireplace, potting shed, storage shed, fenced, new mound septic system, perennial luscious landscaping. LL finished - used as a home P gardens &Get the job photography Could easily havedone a home business run from the EL EofDbusiness. abundance rooms w/various sizes. Reduced! H T Find the help you $299,000

Cell 507-259-5454

217 2nd St SW, Chatfield

• 3 Bedroom Ranch • 2 Baths • 3 Season Porch • 2 Car Garage • Main Floor Laundry


SATURdAY, JULY 14 10:30am-Noon

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CALL THE JOURNAL to sell your old vehicle! 507-765-2151 or 800-599-0481 in the 507 area code to list your vehicle. All line ads are seen on our website $95,000 6 fillMore St., Chatfield



308 N HURoN AVE., SpRING VALLEY $97,900 Perfect Cape Cod home with 3 bedms & 2 baths. Many special features include arched doorways, hdwd fioors, eat-in kitchen & formal dining, and numerous built in cupboards and nooks throughout. The back yard has many mature trees for privacy, many perennial flowers planted and partially fenced yard. This is a beautiful, move-in condition home sure to please many!


Andy Bunge • 507.251.7952

Whether you’re buying or selling, the Journal Auto Page is the place to look

599-0481 (507 area code) and we’ll take OPEN HOUSE your message over the phone. THURSdAY, JULY 12 6:00-7:00pM

503 ave. C, Chatfield • Townhouse • Patio • 3 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • W/O • Deck • Open Floor Plan

For more information call:

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Brenda Sheldon, ABR, GRI

507-765-2151 • 800-599-0481

•Lease to purchase options available •Unit examples are available to be viewed by appointment


312 BenCh St. SW, Chatfield • 3+ Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Gas Fireplace • 2 Car Garage • New Roof • Vinyl Siding

This corner lot is located at 313 Center Street NE in Preston, Minnesota. The lot is on a quiet street, 1 1/2 blocks from the Root River Bike Trail, 1 block from the post office and 3 1/2 blocks from the grocery store and downtown area. The area is zoned for a 1 or 2 family structure.

VeRy seCluded spot Lots of privacy. Twelve year old large modular home on 25 acres. Beautiful country setting. Hunter’s dream area. 40’ x 80’ pole shed of which 40’ is insulated shop. Could be handy man’s dream. Bring horses and four-wheelers, plenty of room and trails. 16165 351st Ave, Harmony. $165,000. Always call ROUND UP SOME GOOD DEALS Randy Barnes for appointment, 507-251-3271. in the Fillmore County e-mail it in! Journal Classifieds.

For more inFormation go to



AlwAysCall CAll RAndy BARnes it in! RichaRd Milne BRokeR, GRi, aBR

• 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Wood Floors • 9’ Ceilings ✽ ❋Garage ❊❉❆❋ • 28❆ x 32

(Lic. #BC007867)

is offering to develop a 60’x120’ vacant lot for your residential needs.

1x3 (with picture)

low maintenance exterior, Close to swimming pool park and trail. $4K carpet allowance $99,900 $89,900 MLS#4030099


Bunge Construction

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 disHappy Ads 507-765-2151 crimination call HUD toll-free atJournal 1-800-6699777. The toll-free telephone number for 1x2 (no picture) $6.75 800-599-0481 the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275.

Call it in!

Preston 3 bdrm, Rambler, MF Laundry, Large Garage,

Consider this new development opportunity in Preston, Minnesota

$199,900 Advertising in the Journal is a SNAP. 28089 everyday rd., laneSBoro -

• Wood Floors • High Ceilings • Charcoal • 2 Car Garage

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


11687 deer road, MaBel • 8 acres • Pasture for horses • 50x64 heated shop • • Cabin on 16 acres • Knotty Pine • Steel siding • New well & septic • Covered porch New well • New roof • 50 x 112 shed • In-floor heat • Loft area • Laundry • Outdoor wood burner for house and shop. $335,000 135 SaleM Pt. dr. SW, roCheSter • Townhouse • 4 Season Porch • Patio • Fireplace • 3 Bedrooms • 3 Baths • Main Floor Living



404 Margaret St., Chatfield 704 kenilWorth ave. S, laneSBoro • 3 Bedroom • 2 Baths • 2 Car Garage • Deck • Storage Sheds

NEW LISTING - CoMMERCIAL BUILdING - LANESBoRo Great opportunity to own large commercial building in a high traffic area. Potential business could be retail, restaurant/bar, convenience store/grocery, crafts or many other uses. Can be divided off. Apartment above for rental or personal use. $89,900


$299,900 33316 gaeliC rd., laneSBoro


CoMMERCIAL BUILdING - WYkoFF - Completely renovated building that is ideal for any type of restaurant, catering or other business opportunity. The lower level is finished for additional space. $199,900

222 2nd ave., Whalan • Next to State Trail • 3 bedrooms • Hickory Cabinets 2 Baths • Deck

• 14 acres • Great Views • Deck • Fireplace • Hot tub • 1 mi. from Eagle Bluff • 4-Season Porch • Sauna • Barn w/Heated Shop & Garage

$269,900 725 tree toP lane, oronoCo • 2 Acres • 4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • 3 Car Garage • 30 x 40 Heated Shed • Cul-De-Sac • (2) Fireplaces • Sunroom • Circle Drive • Steel-siding

Call the FCJ at 507-765-2151 to advertise or offer news tips!


Monday, July 9, 2012

Classified ad form

Ad must reach our office with pAyment by noon wednesday for monday’s paper

$8.50 minimum (15 words or less) per week. 10¢ each additional word. Price includes online listing on



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

KENILWORTH APARTMENTS and Sylvan Manor of Lanesboro have apts. for seniors 62+ or handicapped/disabled. Rent based on income. Onsite laundry, large communtiy room and patio for tenant use. Call 507-467-2222 EHO r4tfn- o

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

Ad copy as it will appear in paper:

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

3+ BEDROOM RANCH home with garage in Wykoff. No smoking or no pets. Available June 1st. Call Fran 507-951-3746. r11tfno

PRESTON 1 bdrm apt for rent. Quiet building, laundry, heat included with rent. $375/ month +deposit. 507-272-8302. r25,2,9,16x

Call now to learn how to get one month FREE

FOR SALE: 30 acres oat straw. Phone 507-886-2593. h2,9- x

payment method

Min. charge Extra words x .10 No. of weeks Total

Real Estate Services Thank You Wanted

❏ Check

❏ Visa

❏ Mastercard

Card Number ________________________________ Exp. Date_____________ Name _____________________________________________________________

$8.50 __________ __________ __________ Reach oveR 12,000 households weekly

Address ________________________________ City/State _________________Zip __________ Phone __________________________________ Signature ________________________________ mail this form with payment to: Fillmore County Journal, P.O. Box 496, Preston MN 55965

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




18245 160th St SPring VAllEy, mn




420 2nd Ave SE, HArmony, mn Well kept 1911 Cottage Style home with high ceilings in main living area. 2 bedrooms, eat in kitchen plus dining area, 3 season porch, CA, det garage. $46,000



420 Parkside Dr PrESton, mn


44596 Hillview Dr rUSHForD, mn





19731 Aurora rd mABEl, mn

330 main Ave S, HArmony, mn 109 Spruce St, FoUntAin, mn 32 Acre with 4 bedroom home, 1 car garage, 2006 built, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, Vaulted ceil- Updated 2 bedroom home , new kitchen, cattle, machine & hay sheds, small livestock ing, CA, open floor plan, LL finished family bath, oak panel doors, Furnace, CA, deck, area, office, & more,2 car att, deck, backs up 2 car det garage. $62,500 barn, concrete, & pasture. $149,900 to park & trail. $205,000 d STE T LI JuS 285 niagara Ct, HArmony, mn

Super location on edge of town 3 bedroom, 3 bath home, office, master en suite, LL finished 3 car attached. PLUS 812 sq ft det heated garage/shop with ¾ bath. $277,500

3 bedroom, 2 bath, home. Updates include shingles, siding, & windows in 2005, patio door in 2008. Atta garage. Hard to find a home with no back yard neighbors! $80,000

418 Preston St, PrESton, mn

312 Preston St nW PrESton, mn

Phone 563-419-8960

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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Remodeled 2 bedroom Ranch .New Siding, shingles, windows, flooring, bathroom. Large eat in updated kitchen. Deck, CA, and 3 car parking pad. $75,000


For sale: 16-year-old Arab/Morgan cross mare. Great trail horse. $500 OBO. Other horses for sale also. Call 507-2721168 s9- o

WANTED: Volunteer host families sought for foreign exchange students arriving in August. Share Minnesota hospitality! Contact Mary: 952/236-0745. Email:; www.pieusa. org (MCAN) Roxanne Johnson,

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.

741H 766 80 HP dsl 3 p.t. dual hydraulics and PTO 8200 hours, strong motor-torque cab, straight, original $7750- trade? 320543-3523 f9- x

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401 north St nW PrESton, mn

450 2nd St SE, HArmony, mn

Competed remodel this 3 bedroom ranch is just a delight! Move in ready, new cabinets, bathrooms updated, new paint, flooring, fixtures and more. CA, deck, det lg 2 car. $124,900




30 AC

32776 136th St HArmony, mn

Brick home, open staircase, oak hardwoods, many updates, Out buildings, mature trees Super location. $107,000 (additional 20 acres available)


355 3rd Ave SE, HArmony, mn 120 4th St SW, HArmony, mn Open & Bright 3 bedroom, 2 bath town- 4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, home with many Quality built 3 bedroom ranch homes on One level living , no basement, 2 bedroom home with lower level finished walkout liv- updates, & new 784 sq ft 2 car heated Quiet Street LL rec and storage area, CA, 2 bath Ranch home Open kitchen breakfast bar, open to dining , att huge 2 car garage. $87,900 ing area, plus office. 2 car att. $119,000 newer det garage. $81,500 garage. $109,900

240 4th Ave SE, HArmony, mn Charming 3 bedroom, 2 story home, open staircase, oak hardwoods under carpet, nice basement offering additional space, 2 car det, great yard. $79,900

25562 140th St Preston, mn

11262 Cty 21 CAnton, mn

730 3rd Ave SE, HArmony, mn Custom built 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with master en suite, walk in closets, Open living space, vault, Church Hill School Condos fireplace, LL finished with huge family room and office. 2 car attached, backs up to country. $220,000


506 E newburg, mABEl, mn 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with main floor laundry, generous living and eat in kitchen. LL familyroom, office, att garage, CA. $69,900

15545 Kiwi rd, PrESton, mn 2 bedroom Ranch home in Greenleafton, Updated kitchen, bath, mainfl laundry, CA, LL office and storage, att 1 car, deck, New shingles. $59,900


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, 3 acres tillable. $177,500

Grand 4 bedrooms 2 story home with original details and charm, Very well kept. 30 x 45 garage / shop, summer kitchen, barn, gardens, and park like yard.

35 main Ave n, HArmony, mn Commercial building Main floor retail or office area with ¾ bath. 2nd floor 2 bedrm apartment with appliances front and back entry, 2 car det. Steel roof, siding, super deal $59,900

BUilDing lotS

RE 21 AC 340A 5th Ave SE, HArmony, mn Comfort by Design this 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhome offers open living dining area, ample storage, att garage , patio, appliances $125,000


5 AC


340 B 5th Ave SE, HArmony, mn Relax & Enjoy! 2 bedroom, 2 baths, townhome. Great layout with generous sized rooms. Attached garage, CA, patio appliances $129,900

15646 160th St, SPring VAllEy, mn 6 bedroom Ranch home with walk out basement. 2 car garage 36 x 48 steel shed, loafing shed, fenced pastures with creek. $269,000

CRE 6.5 A

Super location on tree lined street this 3 Brick 2 story , original features, hardwood 2 story home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, office, updates include kitchen, windows, shingles, bedroom home is packed with potential. 1 floors, 3 bedrm, 2 bath, walk out basefurnace. Plus 100ft x 32 ft machine shed/barn ment , corner lot, garage. $69,900 car garage $52,000 & pasture. $120,000


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235 1st Ave SE HArmony, mn

30 3rd Ave nW, HArmony, mn 4 bedroom, 1 ½ bath 1 ½ story home, You won’t believe the space in this 2 bednice layout, fireplace, det. Garage plus room home. Beautiful oak hardwoods, updated windows, & shingles, private covbonus shop and storage. $78,500 ered patio and large det garage. $69,900

lAnESBoro, mn A unique opportunity & great location, Finished & Unfinished Units Available, garage spaces, Secured access, sprinkler system, elevator, handicapped accessible, Starting at $125,000

SOLD - 204 N 2nd St Canton SOLD - 203 Elm St E Lanesboro PENDING - 535 1st Ave SE Harmony PENDING - 305 Locust St Mabel PENDING - 644 Fillmore St E Preston PENDING - 15523 Cty 9 Preston

3rd Ave SE, HArmony, mn - Invest-

ment opportunity! 7 lots offered at a reduced price of $11,900 each (discount for 2 or more) Walk outs possible on select lots, no assessments. Drake road, lAnESBoro, mn - 2 PARCELS OFFERED: camping site, hiking trail open prairie on top Camp, hike, hunt. Secluded setting offers a place to get a way from a busy world!

16.49 Acres @ $ 46,172 24.1 Acres @ $67,480

FArm lAnD

94.75 Acres: CRP land, Bristol Township.

Sets high and could be put back into production, Bristol Township, call for details! Buildable Wooded: 46.88 acres buildable, driveway access Bristol Township


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notice of filing dates for election to the school board and special election to fill two-year term vacancy INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2198(Fillmore Central Schools) STATE OF MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period of filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 2198 shall begin on July 31,2012, and shall close at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 14, 2012. The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. At that election three members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each. (Will serve until January 1, 2017.) A special election held in conjunction with the general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. At that election one member will be elected to the School Board to serve the unexpired term of a vacancy for the term of two (2) years. (Will serve until January 1, 2015.) Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, Fillmore Central District Office, Box 50, Preston, MN 55965. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same general election. The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 14, 2012. Dated: 6/22/2012 BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD Deb Ristau School District Clerk #2198 Publish 9

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF FILLMORE IN DISTRICT COURT THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE COURT DIVISION Court File No. 23-PR-12-449 In Re: Estate of Donald Edwin Stead, also known as Donald E. Stead; Donald Stead Decedent NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS Notice is given that Informal probate of the Decedent’s will dated February 8, 1967, has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted. Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Helen Stead, whose address is 206 North Lyndale Street, Mabel, MN 55954 to serve as Personal Representatives of the estate of the above decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative, and the personal representative is empowered to fully administer the estate, including, after 30 days from the date of the issuance of her letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate, unless objections thereto are filed with the Court (pursuant to Section 524.3607) and the Court otherwise orders. Notice is further given that all creditors having claims against the said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: 6/29/2012 /s/James D. Attwood JAMES D. ATTWOOD Court Administrator Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard A. Nethercut (MN # 130072) Richard A. Nethercut, PA 32 Main Avenue North PO Box 657 Harmony, Minnesota 55939-0657 Telephone (507) 886-6131 Facsimile: (507) 886-2711 Publish 9,16

notice The Fillmore County Planning Commission will conduct a meeting on the evening of July 19, 2012 in Room 601L in the Fillmore County Courthouse at 101 Fillmore Street Preston, MN starting at 7:10 p.m. There will be a public hearing on a Conditional Use Permit request by Rick and Kelly Brown for a Wind Generator in Arendahl Township. There will also be a public hearing on a proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment to pertaining to Campground Regulations in the Commercial District. Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 9

public hearing notice The Southeaster Minnesota MultiCounty Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) has amended 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 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 July 18, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. at SEMMCHRA’s office. Everyone is invited to attend. All interested parties will have the opportunity to comment on the Plan. Publish 2,9 holt township MEETING CHANGE NOTICE The regular meeting that was scheduled for July 9, 2012, has now been changed to July 16, 2012, at 7:30pm at the Whalan Town Hall. Chris Gudmundson Publish 2,9 STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF FILLMORE IN DISTRICT COURT THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE COURT DIVISION Court File No. 23-PR-12-440 In Re: Estate of Judith Johnson Decedent NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS Notice is given that Informal probate of the Decedent’s will dated March 8, 1993, has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted. Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Donald Johnson, whose address is 422 Fillmore St. SE, Chatfield, MN 55923 to serve as Personal Representatives of the estate of the above decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative, and the personal representative is empowered to fully administer the estate, including, after 30 days from the date of the issuance of her letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate, unless objections thereto are filed with the Court (pursuant to Section 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders. Notice is further given that all creditors having claims against the said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: 6/27/2012 /s/James D. Attwood JAMES D. ATTWOOD Court Administrator Publish 9,16

notice The Fillmore County Planning Commission will conduct a meeting with the Fillmore County Mining Subcommittee on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 in Room 601L in the Fillmore County Courthouse at 101 Fillmore Street Preston, MN starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be a discussion on the proposed changes to the Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance, Section 721 and related topics pertaining to rock quarries, sand pits and related mining activities. Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 9

NOTICE OF HEARING FOR A VARIANCE PERMIT FILLMORE COUNTY ZONING REGULATIONS GARY GIBSON Notice is hereby given that the Fillmore County Board of Adjustment has been presented an application from Gary Gibson of 306 – 9th Avenue South, St. Paul, MN 55075 to construct a new dwelling on his property located in the in the SE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 10 Holt Township. He is requesting an eighty-three (83) foot Variance from Section 612.05 of the Fillmore County Zoning Ordinance to construct a new dwelling one hundred sixtyseven (167) feet from a trout stream. The land is located in an Agricultural District and is approximately 2 miles northeast of the City of Whalan. Notice is further given that said petitioner Gary Gibson will be heard at a monthly meeting of the Fillmore County Board of Adjustment on July 19, 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. Dated: July 2, 2012 Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 9

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NOTICE OF HEARING FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FILLMORE COUNTY ZONING REGULATIONS RICK AND KELLY BROWN Notice is hereby given that the Fillmore County Planning Commission has been presented an application from Rick and Kelly Brown of 37077 Doe Road, Lanesboro, MN 55949 for a Conditional Use Permit for a Wind Generator on their property located in the in the SE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 28 Arendahl Township. The land is located in an Agricultural District and is approximately 6 miles west of the City of Peterson. Notice is further given that said petitioners Rick and Kelly Brown will be heard at a monthly meeting of the Fillmore County Planning Commission on July 19, 2012 at 7:12 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. The evening of the meeting, information will be available as to when the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners will act upon this petition. Dated: July 2, 2012 Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 9 notice The Fillmore County Board of Adjustment will conduct a Public Hearing on the evening of July 19, 2012 in Room 601L in the Fillmore County Courthouse at 101 Fillmore Street Preston, MN starting at 7:00 p.m. to consider a Variance for Gary Gibson in Holt Township. Chris Graves Fillmore County Zoning Administrator Publish 9 First (Early) Floodplain/Wetland Notice Date: July 9, 2012 To: All Interested Parties From: Steven Rahn, Mayor, City of Lanesboro Subject: Notice of Early Public Review of Proposal to Support Development in a 100-Year Floodplain The City of Lanesboro proposes to rehab 5 commercial units and 5 housing units, using Federal funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Small Cities Development Program (SCDP), in Lanesboro, Minnesota, in order to provide needed rehab to five commercial projects in the Slum & Blight Target Area and rehab five owner occupied housing units in the targeted area. A portion of the targeted area for owner occupied housing is located within the 100 year floodplain of the City of Lanesboro (specifically on Beacon and Coffee Streets). This notice is required by Section 2(a) (4) of Presidential Executive Order 11988 (that addresses floodplain management), Executive Order 11990 (that addresses wetland protection), and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development environmental regulations for the CDBG programs (24 CFR Part 58). Alternative for this project are as follows: 1. No project 2. Approval as proposed 3. Approval with modifications The comment period allowed for this notice is at least 16 days after publication. Send comments or obtain additional information by contacting: Contact Name: Michelle Vrieze Title: Community and Business Development Specialist Address: CEDA, 1500 S. Hwy 52, PO Box 483, Chatfield, MN 55923 Phone Number: 507-867-3164 Email Address: michelle.vrieze@cedausa. com Publish 9


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summary of minutes June 26, 2012 County Board Meeting The Fillmore County Board met in special session at the Courthouse in the City of Preston. All members were present. Also present were the Coordinator/Clerk, and other department heads and staff, citizens, and two members of the press. The following resolutions were adopted by the Board: RESOLUTION 2012-024: Total Maximum Daily Load grant reimbursement for expenses RESOLUTION 2012-025: Total Maximum Daily Load grant application RESOLUTION 2012-026: Bridge bonding for Project 23-625-011 for Arendahl Township bridge RESOLUTION 2012-023 AMEND: Performance Measurement The Board approved the following agenda items: • the amended agenda. • the following Consent Agenda: 1. June 12, 2012 County Board minutes. 2. June 12, 2012 Board of Appeal and Equalization minutes. 3. Temporary liquor license for Servicemen’s Club for July 7, 2012. 4. Payment of tuition and text invoice of $780.00 for Certified Lactation Counselor training program. 5. Appointment of Robert Culbertson to Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Advisory Committee. • renewal of developmentally disabled waiver agreements with Fillmore County Developmental Achievement Center, Cardinal of Minnesota, Maple Leaf Services, Spring Valley Senior Living, Ostrander Assisted Living, Park Lane, The Meadows of Mabel, Bremmer Suites, Chosen Valley Assisted Living, Heritage Grove, and Good Samaritan Home Care. • Joint Powers agreement with MN Department of Public Safety/Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. • use of Veterans’ van to participate in Branson MO parade in November with all expenses paid by individual veterans. • pre-conception grant with Houston County in amount of $30,600/$29,400 for Fillmore County/Houston County respectively. • proposal from Stantec for an amount not to exceed $500.00 for assistance in preparing a grant application for possible Greenleafton project. • Chair’s signature of compliance form with Total Maximum Daily Load grant program provisions for Greenleafton project. • award low bid of $1,849,029.45 for SAP #23-605-034 for concrete paving on CSAH #5 to Flynn Company. • hire of temporary help for primary and general election as needed for testing election equipment and miscellaneous election support at an estimated cost of approximately $3,000 to $4,000. • amend motion to hire temporary help at an amount not to exceed $2,000. • 2012 ambulance agreements for $4,500.00 each. • proposal from Careytech Studios LLC for website upgrade. • purchase of All Access Microsoft Training for $1,955 from StormWind Epic Live. • renewal of fiber locate agreement with Brad Johnson at 2011 rates. • access permit for Dean and Deb Stortz to CSAH #24 for a field access. • amendment to Zoning Ordinance 711, Recreational Camping Vehicles, Campground Regulations. • amend agenda to clarify current Zoning moratorium. • temporary location of possible new concrete plant for County 5 road project: SAP # 23.605.034 is exempt from interim ordinance and moratorium on Zoning Ordinance Section #721. • regular status for Eric Paulson, Custodian. The following Commissioners’ warrants were approved: REVENUE FUND Vendor Name, Description Amount Bear Graphics, Inc., supplies $1,447.73 Benchmark Learning, services $1,600.00 Continental Research Corp., supplies $702.10 Fillmore County Treasurer - Credit Card, other travel expense $964.30 Fillmore County Treasurer, fuel $3,250.80 Fowler Oil Co., gas $523.51 Independent Stationers, supplies $756.00 Kelly Printing & Signs, supplies $1,355.01 Marco, Inc., equipment purchase $4,123.68 MN Dept. of Corrections, sentence to service $38,556.00 MN Office of Enterprise Technology, telephone $1,300.00 Phelan, CPA, Francis J., services $1,220.00 STS Plumbing & Heating, LLP, services $1,902.79 Suhler, Jr., Attorney, Frederick S., services $750.00 U.S. Postmaster, box rents $536.00 TOTAL REVENUE FUND BILLS OVER $500 (listed above) $58,978.92 TOTAL REVENUE FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (58 bills - not listed) $7,629.83 TOTAL REVENUE FUND $66,608.75 ROAD & BRIDGE FUND Vendor Name, Description Amount A+ Imaging Systems, copier contract $577.23 Boyer Trucks, truck purchase $90,559.88 Bruening Rock Products, Inc., rock $13,205.09 G & K Services, supplies, uniforms $647.89 Hovey Oil Co., Inc., fuel $17,137.26 Preston Auto Parts, supplies $730.54 River States Truck & Trailer, services $28,054.80 TOTAL ROAD & BRIDGE FUND BILLS OVER $500 (listed above) $150,912.69 TOTAL ROAD & BRIDGE FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (11 bills - not listed) $766.12 TOTAL ROAD & BRIDGE FUND $151,678.81 SANITATION FUND Vendor Name, Description Amount TOTALSANITATION FUND BILLS OVER $500 (none) $0.00 TOTAL SANITATION FUND BILLS UNDER $500 (4 bills - not listed) $546.46 TOTAL SANITATION FUND $546.46 The above represents a summary of the County Board actions on the listed date. Official County Board minutes are on file in the Fillmore County Courthouse and are available for review during regular business hours. County Board meetings are usually scheduled for Tuesday mornings at 9:00 in the Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse. Questions regarding the minutes or upcoming meetings can be directed to Karen Brown, Coordinator/Clerk of the County Board at 507/765-4566. Publish 9

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All children 13 and under are welcome to submit Weather Art. Send your picture to Fillmore County Journal P.O. Box 496, Preston, MN 55965 or email it to: or drop it off at the Fillmore County Journal 136 St. Anthony St., Preston, MN Be sure to include Child’s First and Last Name, Age, Town and Title of Art Work.

Preston equiPment Jct. 52 & 16, Preston, MN Ph: 507-765-3803

new TracTors • 7230 R • 6190 R MFWD • 6430 ST. MFWD • 5085 M

combines • ‘11 9670 STS 300 Sep • ‘11 608C Stalkmaster • ‘09 JD 608C Cornhead • ‘04 9560 STS Duals • ‘03 JD 9750 STS • ‘97 JD 9500 • ‘90 JD 9400 Hopper Topper • ‘87 JD 7720 Titan II

2.9% FoR 5 yeaRS oR 1.9% FoR 3 yeaRS on aLL uSeD Hay & CoMBIne equIpMenT

“My Home at Sunset” By: Jayleen M. Halverson age 7 Fountain, MN

used TracTors • ‘10 JD 6115 D MFWD Cab • ‘10 JD 4720 MFWD/Cab, 72” Deck/ Loader • ‘10 5075e MFWD, 180 Hrs, 553 Loader • ‘10 8225R • ‘08 JD 5525 MFWD/563 Loader • ‘05 JD 7520 MFWD IVT • 3255 MFWD Cab, 265 Loader • ‘08 Kubota 3240 MFWD, 72” Deck & Loader • ‘99 KCX95 MFWD/Cab/Loader

miscellaneous • JD 3955 Chopper 5 1/2 Hay Head • JD 936 MoCo Impl • JD 735 MoCo ldLD SSoO • JD 730 MoCo • JD 530 MoCo • 2) 568 Round Baler • 2) JD 567 Round Baler • JD 566 Round Baler • ‘04 JD 320 Skid Loader • JD 115 6 Row Stock Chopper

Call on used finanCing speCials

Lawn & Garden SpeciaLS lawn tractors

HD l&G tractors

• ‘02 JD LT180, 48” Deck, Powerflow

• ‘01 JD 445, 60” Deck, AWS

• ‘05 JD, LX280 54” Deck, Hydro

• ‘04 JD X485, 62” Deck, AWS/3Point

• ‘05 JD LX280, 42” Deck, Hydro Sold • ‘08 JD X320, 48” Deck, 2 Bag Powerflaws • ‘07 JD X324, 48” Deck, AWS

Miscellaneous • ‘09 Toro ZTR, 42” Deck, Zero Turn • ‘08 KAW 610 MULE, SUV/4X4 • ‘05 JD 757, 60” Deck, Zero Turn • ‘05 JD 620I, XUV/4X4 • 04’ JD HPX, Gator/4X4 • 04’JD F687, 60”Deck, Zero Turn • 02’ JD 737, 54” Deck, Zero Turn • JD 850 Cut, 72” Deck, Diesel 2X4

Your Southeast Minnesota John Deere Super Store

• ‘05 JD X485, 54” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘05 JD X485, 62” Deck, PS/HydlSold Lift • ‘05 JD X485 62” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘07 JD X720, 54” PS/Hydl Lift • ‘09 JD X720 SE, 54” Deck, 3 BAG PF • ‘10 JD X724, 54” Deck, 3 Bag PF • ‘06 JD X744, 62” Deck, AWS/DIESEL • ‘07 JD X744, 62” Deck, AWS/DIESEL • ‘08 JD X728, 62” Deck, 4X4

GarDen tractors • ‘00 JD GT235, 48” Deck, 42” ST • ‘01 JD 335, 54” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘99 JD 345, 54” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘02 JD GX345, 54” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘03 JD GX345, 54” Deck, PS/Hydl Lift • ‘02 JD GX345, 54” Deck, PS/Hyd Lift • ‘04 JD GX345, 54” Deck, PS/Hyd Lift • ‘04 JD GX355 54” Deck, Diesel/PS/HL • ‘06 JD X500, 48” Deck, Hydro • ‘06 JD X540, 54” Deck, PS/Hyd Lift • ‘07 JD X540, 54” Deck, PS/Hyd Lift • ‘10 JD X540, 54” Deck, PS/Hyd Lift

Jct. 52 & 16, Preston, MN • Ph: 507-765-3803

Fillmore County Fair July 24-28, 2012 Events & Attractions

MondAy, July 23 ~ entry dAy 1:30 - 7:00pm

WednesdAy, July 25 ~ FAMily dAy

4:00pm 7:00pm

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FridAy, July 27 ~ kids dAy

4-H Horse Training 4-H Horse Pleasure Show 4-H Poultry Show All 4-H Livestock in place Church Night Bull Riding (Grandstand)

7:30am 7:30am 8:00am 9:00am 12:00pm 1:00-4:00pm 1:00-5:00pm 2:00pm


4-H Non Livestock Project Judging

tuesdAy, July 24 ~ entry dAy 10:00am 1:00pm 3:00pm 4:00pm 6:30pm 7:00pm

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4-H Horse Training (if needed) 4-H Swine Show 4-H Horse Trail & Game Show Open Class Judging Sheep Show (beginning with Lamb Lead) Animal Awareness Activities (Ambi Event) Armband Hours Rededication for O’Hara Schoolhouse remodeling project Volleyball Tournament Triple B Rodeo

8:00am 11:00am 1:00 - 5:00pm 1:00pm 2:00 - 4:00pm 2:30pm 2:30pm 3:00pm 4:00 - 6:30pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 6:00 - 10:00pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 8:00pm 7:30pm 9:00pm

4-H Beef Show Draft Horse Pull (Grandstand) Armband Hours Trisha and the Toonies Busta Band (Entertainment Center) Dazzling Dave YoYo Man strolling Trisha and the Toonies Dazzling Dave YoYo Man stage show Open House Rain Barrel Workshop Species Scramble Pedal Tractor Pull Dazzling Dave YoYo Man strolling Trisha and the Toonies Dazzling Dave YoYo Man stage show Armband Hours Jackpot Goat Show Jackpot Sheep Show Teen Dance (Entertainment Ctr.) Divas Through the Decades (Grandstand) Iron Horse (Country)

thursdAy, July 26 ~ 4-h dAy

sAturdAy, July 28 ~ senior dAy

9:00 am 10:00am 1:00pm 1:00 - 3:00pm 1:00 - 5:00pm 6:00 - 10:00pm 7:00pm

8:00am 9:00am 10:00am 11:30am 1:00pm 2:00pm 4:00 - 6:30pm 5:00pm 7:00pm 9:30pm

7:00pm 8:00pm

4-H Dairy Show 4-H Rabbit Show 4-H Goat Show Open Class Demo Armband Hours Armband Hours 4-H Night Volunteer reception following 4-H Night Arm Wrestling Contest (Beside Beer Tent) Devon Worley Band (Country)

Buyers’ Breakfast 4-H Market Livestock Auction 4-H Horse Fun Show Open Class All Breed Show Subway Eating Contest (Ambi Event) Senior Citizens Recognition (Entertainment Ctr.) Open House Rain Barrel Workshop Exhibits Released Demolition Derby (Grandstand) Scott Shelby (Beer Tent)

church Volleyball Teen Dance Friday, July 27 worship Tourney 8:00 pm Wednesday, nighT July 25

Tuesday, July 24 Big Tent 6:30


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•Rides •Food •Games Wednesday Armbands 1-5 pm Thursday & Friday Armbands 1-5 pm & 6-10 pm Armbands are available at the extension office

Senior CitizenS reCognition

Saturday, July 28 • 2:00 pm enTerTainMenT cenTer

MaTT hahn MeMorial scholarship

Arm Wrestling



sheep show

Weigh in: 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 26 7:00 pm

Held in 4-H Fashion Revue enTerTAinmenT Friend of 4-H Award cenTer

Fillmore County Agricultural Society Award

Contest begins at 8:00 pm

Thursday, July 26 Held Beside Beer Tent Free Admission!

Friday, July 27 7:00pm • Big Barn

Weigh-In 5:30-7:00pm Entry Fee $15 per Head Contact Heath Williams

Fillmore County Journal 7.9.12  

The 7.9.12 weekly edition of the Fillmore County Journal.