A groundbreaking ceremony for a new state veteran's cemetary in Preston will be held on Friday, November 8th, at 11:00 a.m.
The cemetary will be located on 169 acres of land in Preston just off Highway 52 which were donated by Fillmore County.
Earlier this month the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs received a $10,000,000 construction grant from the Federal Cemetary Administration to complete the project.
Olympic Builders General Contractors has been awarded the contract for the project,
Phase One work will develop approximately 28 acres and include a main entrance, cortege assembly area, administrative building, maintainence facility, roads, pre-placed crypts, landscaping and a memorial walk.....