Adams Publishing Group, the parent company of the Owatonna People’s Press and its sister papers in the region, has announced the appointment of Tom Kelling as group advertising director of APG Media of Southern Minnesota.
Jobless numbers in October presented a mixed bag across the region, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, with some areas showing slight increases in the unemployment, some inching slightly lower and some remaining u…
The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation will use state grant dollars to work with communities on a pressing need: child care.
Waseca County commissioners narrowly approved a special sales tax to help fund local transportation projects, then used the move to help trim the 2019 levy.
Despite being in a job she enjoyed and sitting as a Waseca City Council member, Ann Fitch said it was an easy decision accepting the job offer to lead the Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce.
Closure of the Hwy. 13 and Elm Avenue intersection is scheduled for Monday, and travelers will face new obstacles and detours through mid-October.
Thrifty White Pharmacy is purchasing the prescription files from the Waseca Hy-Vee, with an official transition date set for Thursday, Sept. 20.
With the loss of a major employer in town, the city of Waseca is now looking to apply for assistance from the federal Economic Development Authority.
In the time that she has been here, Waseca Burger King manager Stephanie Freud has enjoyed getting to know the community.
Waseca County officials are investigating the possibility of an ordinance change to allow for off-sale licenses for county breweries and wineries.
Three incumbent directors were re-elected to the Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric board June 5 during the co-op’s annual meeting at its Owatonna headquarters.
Several south central Minnesota school districts have been approved to pilot a program aimed at trying out new practices for personalized learning.
Unemployment rates across the region dropped last month to levels not seen since late last century, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
To honor our nation’s veterans, Hy-Vee is encouraging its customers to join its Hy-Vee Homefront initiative and help the men and women who have served America.
South Central SCORE Chapter 710 announces the annual meeting of the chapter to be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 9:30 to 11 am at the Starfire Restaurant, 204 2nd St. SW, Waseca.
It's important to be prepared when it comes time for a business owner to retire or transfer their business, says Gary Sandholm, Waseca's economic development coordinator.
Bernie Gaytko, president and CEO of First National Bank in Waseca, has been elected vice chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM) during the association’s annual convention August 10-12.
Hit with consecutive tough years throughout the agricultural economy, interest in the 2018 U.S. farm bill attracted 60 people Wednesday for talks at a Mankato American Legion hall.
APG Media of Southern Minnesota, parent company of the Waseca County News, announced today the launch of Southern Minn Homes, a new real estate portal.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, the sole supplier of electricity to Waseca, will buy 100 megawatts of wind energy from Stoneray Wind Project beginning in 2020.
Leilyn Hogs proposes to expand its existing 2,400-head swine finishing facility about five miles southeast of Waseca in Section 24, Otisco Township, Waseca County. A new barn for 2,400 finishing hogs will expand the operation to maximum capacity of 4,800.
Every other year, they get the chance to look outside their own fields, learning about Waseca while developing leadership abilities.
Growing income, bringing younger people to the community and increasing multi-family housing were among the priorities presented to Waseca’s Economic Development Authority Friday morning.
Deml Ford Lincoln's Angie Bohannon is one of 704 Ford dealership personnel from across the nation recognized for delivering the highest level of sales and customer satisfaction in Ford Motor Company's 2016 Employee Excellence program.
The ROOTS Award was presented to Winegar, Inc. for being in business in the Waseca area for 30 or more years. Pictured: Jeff Sampson, Paul Goedtl, Buddy Ryan, Tim Wenzel
Pleasant Grove Pizza Farm is one of 14 southern Minnesota food businesses that will get to jump start their company through Feast! Smart Start Initiative.
Janesville State Bank and Roundbank Waseca will sponsor Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton and Waseca Senior high school students for BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture career and leadership development summer camp. A student from each school will receive a full sponsorship for the program cove…
As the city looks into the feasibility of a new hotel in town, key concerns include the amount of business it will draw and the potential impact to existing hotels.
A report completed for the city of Waseca shows how retail dollars flowed in and out of town last year, information the city’s economic development coordinator hopes can guide entrepreneurs and existing businesses.