Preston News


09/10/2018 10:57 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Donation deadline extended for Preston veterans home 

The donation deadline has been extended to Sept. 25 for the proposed veterans home in Preston.


09/06/2018 05:54 AM  ~~~Source~~~
County sales tax approved 

Commissioners approved the tax, which will be used for transportation, at their meeting on Aug. 25. The revenue raised will be dedicated to funding projects identified in the Dodge County Transportation Capital Improvement Plan. At a public hearing at an earlier meeting, the county estimated that the tax would bring in $446,180 in revenue each year.


08/27/2018 03:04 PM  ~~~Source~~~
MN Sheriffs' Scholarship Program accepting applications 

The MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15, $600 scholarships for this year. The members of MSA gives special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the peace officer skills course, or one of the two- or four-year law enforcement degree colleges.


08/18/2018 05:12 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Corn Husking for Spring Valley Ag Days 

CANADIAN WILDFIRE SMOKE ORIGINATING FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA, ALBERTA, AND WESTERN ONTARIO WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT MINNESOTA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS IT MOVES FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE STATE. AIR POLLUTION MONITORS SHOW A RAPID RISE IN FINE PARTICLES WITH VALUES APPROACHING AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 101 IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA.


07/30/2018 03:23 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota farmer uses greenhouses year-round 

In this June 27, 2018 photo, Andrew Serio, owner of Serio Farms near Preston, Minn., shows off lettuce being grown in hydroponic tubes in his greenhouse. Serio cools his greenhouse in the summer and warms it in the winter to maintain crops year-round.