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The Waseca County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a tax levy increase of $16.74 million, a 4.47 percent increase for 2020, at a regular board meeting.

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On Wednesday, Dec. 4, Brad and Trudi Connors along with the iWealth team, presented a check to the Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center, for the money raised during the iWealth 2019 Holiday Food Drive.

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NEW RICHLAND — A group of New Richland Hartland Ellendale Geneva students toured the Guardian Energy facility to learn more about alternative sources of energy, such as ethanol.

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JANESVILLE — Two Janesville natives, Amanda Slaughter and Kendra Hoehn, have joined together to open Brew’d Awakenings Bistro, a coffee, pastry and lunch bistro.

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JANESVILLE — Tobacco 21 was top on the list for discussion when the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton School Board and the Janesville City Council held a joint meeting late last month.

Hy-Vee, Inc. is investigating what it's calling "a data incident involving its payment processing systems" at some of its fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants.

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Planning and Zoning Administrator Mark Leiferman presented the Waseca County Board of Commissioners with a conditional use permit for a township transfer of development rights and authorization along with a site lease agreement.

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WALDORF — A semi truck and trailer, fully loaded with market hogs, overturned on Tuesday, Aug. 6 around noon in rural Waldorf.

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A Waldorf man is accused of connecting with, via Snapchat, a young teenager who went to the same school, finding her residence using the Snapchat location feature and then raping her once inside the home.

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