Remembering the Willow School on the prairie April 28, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: News Long before Interstate 10 - let alone a paved road was built - prairies and dirt roads were traversed by horse and by foot. German settlers moved across the grasslands in search of a better life and individual freedoms. Many settled in the Bernardo-Mentz area instead of moving on to Fredricksburg or ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!