It was cold and it was windy Feb. 11-12, but that didn't stop Sakatah Carvers and a team of assistants from finishing an ice sculpture for a fifth consecutive Waseca Sleigh and Cutter Festival.

Battling a longer, taller United South Central squad, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva’s girls basketball team overcame a halftime deficit to earn a 53-49 home win Thursday.

Community

Two events set for later this month will benefit area veterans organizations.