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Lois Irene Schultz, age 87 of Waseca, died at her home on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Born in Waterville on July 6, 1931, Lois was the daughter of Adolph and Emma (Berg) Fritz. As a girl she attended Le Sueur County Schools. She married Glen Schultz at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Waseca on May 31,...

Above is a map of the upcoming power outage areas in Waterville set for Jan. 14 and 21.

A number of City of Waterville residents and businesses will be without power Monday, Jan. 14 and Monday Jan. 21 due to work being finalized by Xcel Energy. Some of the work Xcel Energy needed to complete within the city was done following the September tornadoes. Residents who live between Reed...

(Left) Fifth and sixth graders (left to right) Liza Baker, Owen Scheurer, Randi Krueger, and Carson James are WEM’s December Bucs’ Pride Focus Students.

(Right) Junior high students (left to right) Mackenzie Velishek, Tim McGraw, Jakiah Tyra, and Gabe Roberts are WEM’s December Bucs’ Pride Focus Students.

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Eight students from Waterville-Elysian-Morristown’s Morristown building have been named Bucs’ Pride Focus Students for December 2018. Fifth graders selected for the honor include: Liza Baker, daughter of Pat and Pam Baker, and Owen Scheurer, son of Elisha Volkman and Justin Scheurer. The Fifth...
WEM/JWP sophomore Ethan Rider pinned Joe Knudten of Glencoe-Silver Lake Thursday, Jan. 3. (Jay Schneider Photo)
Two WEM/JWP juniors had the top performances for the Grizzly wrestling team last week. Jaxson James and Brant Melchert each won multiple matches during the week. James won both of his matches during duals with Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) and Mankato East Thursday, Jan. 3. He pinned Muhammed McMahon...
Le Sueur County Judge Mark Vandelist sent a strong message to the Le Sueur County Historical Society (LCHS) and its membership on January 3 when he rejected the society’s request to split the fees for the retired judge overseeing the case. Vandelist stated the disputes within the organization are...
On Sunday Jan. 13 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office received information that a threat directed at the Cleveland Public School had been posted on a social media group chat site. According to Sheriff Brett Mason, Le Sueur County Deputies investigated the matter...
UPDATED at 2 p.m. 1-14-19 Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn announced the name of the victim in the death investigation. He identified that it was David Amundson, 44, of New Prague, who was found in a field near his vehicle on January 13, 2019, at 30th Street West and Halstad Avenue in Wheatland...

Le Sueur County Parks Director Tyler Luethje (left) stands ready to hand trail maps out to snowshoers. Lisa Ingebrand Photo

Bright stars, colorful glow sticks, and a few flashlights illuminated the paths for snowshoers in Richter Woods County Park Saturday night, January 5. There was just enough snow in the rural Montgomery park to make the first-time event possible. More than forty people participated in the free...

The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners held their reorganizational meeting Tuesday, January 8, 2019, in Le Center. Pictured are, front row, left to right, Commissioner John King, Commissioner Dave Gliszinski, and Administrator Darrell Pettis. Back row, left to right, Attorney Brent Christian, Commissioner Danny O’Keefe, Commissioner Steve Rohlfing, and Commissioner Lance Wetzel. (Jay Schneider Photo)


Third District Le Sueur County Commissioner John King of Le Sueur was named the chairman of the Le Sueur County Board Tuesday, Jan. 8. First District Commissioner David Gliszinski of New Prague, was named the vice chair during the board's first meeting of 2019. The Le Sueur County News was named...

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