Paynesville Press
The community's information source for 130 years.

Events Forms

Forms can be printed, filled out, and then:
mailed to the Press (PO Box 54, Paynesville, MN 56362),
or brought to the Press (211 Washburne Ave.)
or e-mail (

All forms are in pdf format (Adobe Reader).





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Obituary Policy:
The Paynesville Press prints obituaries of people who have lived in Paynesville or who have a direct connection to Paynesville (immediate family living in the area, etc.) in a news style. Obits should be roughly chronological: date of death, funeral arrangements, birth, parents, upbringing, schooling, marriage and family, work and career, community service, accomplishments, hobbies and interests, relatives (surviving and deceased), and memorials.
As of Jan. 1, 2017, the charge for an obituary is $39 which includes a picture. If the obituary comes in handwritten or needs to be re-typed, there will be an additional $10 fee.

Death Notices:
Death Notices, while not full obituaries, will include: date of death, name, funeral arrangements, and survivors. No picutres will be published with Death Notices. Death Notices will be published free of charge if submitted electronically (no typing). If submitting a handwritten death notice or re-typing of the notice is necessary, the cost will be $10.

Paynesville Press
211 Washburne Ave. - P.O. Box 54
Paynesville, MN 56362
Phone: 320-243-3772 or 1-888-223-1371
Fax: 320-243-4492

Publisher/Editor: Michael Jacobson;

Reporter: Ashley Peck;

Reporter: Brittany Utsch;

Larry Mathison,
Amy Erdmann,

Graphic Design / Ad Composition:
Andrew Enninga;
Jessica Euerle e-mail

Classifieds: Andrew Enninga;

Society: Jessica Euerle;

Community Events:Ashley Peck;

Circulation: Betty Orbeck;

Commercial Printing: Lyle Laudenbach

Bookkeeping: Sandy Wall;

Webmaster: Lynne Jacobson;

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