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There will be fireworks, everything else is tentative Elysian will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks this year. Beyond that, things are tentative. “There’s not much to report. It’s just too early to know how to proceed—what the CDC guidelines will be in July,” explained Elysian Chamber...
This program is for children living in the Waterville-Elysian area who are 1-18 years of age. Program is sponsored on the third Saturday of each month between the hour of 10 and 11:30 a.m. Next distribution is Saturday, March 20. Pickup occurs in front of the food shelf, volunteers will be there...

WEM senior Ethan Bartelt puts up a shot against Faribault BA. Bartelt scored 10 points and had six steals against the Cardinals.

(Jay Schneider Photo)

The WEM boys basketball team finished its regular season with three straight wins, including Gopher Conference victories over Faribault BA and NRHEG last week. The Bucs moved into... To read more on this story, pick up the March 18, 2021 print edition of the LifeEnterprise.

Gopher Conference Girls Basketball Champions

Front row, left to right: Autumn Taylor, Allison Rients, Ellie Ready, Toryn Richards, Brielle Bartelt, Kylie Pittmann, Mya Geyer, Kylie LaFrance, and Lydia Ell. Back row, left to right: Addyson Taylor, Lindsay Condon, Ella Michael, Riley Sammon, Sadie Oorlog, Annmarie Weller, Claire Bohlen, Emma Woratschka, and Rylee Pelant. Missing: Lily Grohman

The WEM girls basketball team won the schools’ fourth Gopher Conference Championship Friday with a resounding 86-43 win over NRHEG. This was the final game of the regular season. The Bucs finished with a 15-3 overall record and a 13-1 conference mark. Last year they... To read more on this story...
So now that the snow is gone for now, how many of you have started cleaning up your yard? Obviously this column was written before Monday…UGH This time of year it is always interesting to see what you were not able to get to before that first snow fall. As I was walking around our home the other...
Rodney James Wehr, the son of Merle and Arlene (Drinken) Wehr, was born on December 29, 1974 in Waseca, Minnesota. He died Saturday, March 6, 2021 at his home in Swea City at the age of 46 years. A Celebration of Rod’s Life will be held on March 20, 2021 at the Swea City Fire Hall from 3-6pm....

The Brekke family lost one of their family members six months ago when Audrey passed away from a pulmonary aneurysm. The Morristown Legion will be holding their monthly Sunday breakfast March 21, with the proceeds going to the Brekke family. Pictured left to right: Troy, Katrina, Tyler, Abigail, and Audrey following Tyler’s graduation last June.

(Submitted Photo)

Young mother’s death leaves father, kids piecing together new life   It has been six months since Troy Brekke lost his wife, Audrey, to a pulmonary anuerism. The shock of her death and the thought of being a single parent of three children was overwhelming at times for Troy and his family....

The Matt and Beth Clinton family of Waterville found almost-quarter size hail in their lawn.

(Photo courtesy of Beth Clinton)

While northern Minnesota experienced snow and high winds, the local area experienced rain, large hail, and tornado warnings, Wednesday, March 10. The early season storm came just a day after local temperatures topped 60ºF, placing Waterville, Elysian, Morristown, Kilkenny, Janesville, and Warsaw...
Martin Jeffery Baker, age 57, of Elysian died in a farming accident at his home on March 14, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 22, 2021 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Marysburg (27528 Patrick St. Madison Lake, MN). Visitation will be from 1-5 p....

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