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Long-time Elysian resident Gen Roessler will celebrate 100 years on January 22. (Submitted Photo)
Genevieve “Gen” (Jewison) Roessler, age 99, a long-time resident of Elysian, believes in keeping busy, a practice for which she credits her own longevity. “Keep busy. Always have something to do. Help out whenever and wherever, and pray a lot,” she advised. “And, don’t smoke and drink… or do so...
LE CENTER - Le Sueur County received outstanding bids on their $12.635 million general obligation capital improvement bond sale. A total of eight bidders attempted to purchase the funds which will be used to fund the remaining non-jail portions of the County's Justice Center and the second phase of...

The cast of WEM's one-act play, "Pickin" is pictured. Front row, left to right: Aviana Swanson, Megan Schmitz, Max Gibson, Sarah Best, and Alex Heuss. Back row, left to right: Jarod Pavek, Claire Buscho, Troy McBroom, Hunter Russell, Katie Gleason, Emma McGraw, and Karlisia Allen.

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown High School students are preparing for the Gopher Conference One-Act Festival Saturday, Jan. 19 in Waterville. The Buccaneers will perform Tyrone J. Butler's play "Pickin" an exploration of where teasing and bullying can lead if allowed to continue unabated. For more...
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...

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