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WASECA — GreenForest Recycling Resources, LLC of Brainerd, Minnesota has opened a facility in part of the building of the former Quad Graphics plant in Waseca.

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When the town of Waseca lost more than 1,000 jobs during a 10-year period, local leaders started thinking about the future. They engaged the entire community to assess Waseca’s opportunities and create a vision for the future. One thing became clear — in order to build businesses for the fut…

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Cinco De Mayo is intended to be a day of rejoice for an unlikely battle victory in Puebla, Mexico in 1862, though in America, it has widely become a day to party and indulge in Mexican culture.

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Hemp’s potential and the region’s potential place in this new alternative crop brought a diverse group of civic leaders, entrepreneurs, state officials and researchers to a Wednesday morning session in Waseca.

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{p dir=”ltr”}Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the Dec. 15 edition of the Waseca County News. It was edited but not included in last week’s special “Community Awards” two-page section.{p dir=”ltr”}Bambi Jes was nominated by an employee of Subway and was honored as Boss of the Yea…

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The owner of the Dog House Bar & Grill in Janesville has sued the business’ insurer after it allegedly has not paid an insurance settlement following a fire that destroyed the bar in December 2017.

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Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation approved funding from its loan and equity funds to 31 businesses in 2018, investing more than $1.2 million in its 20-county region.

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Gas prices in Minnesota have dipped below $2 per gallon, with a $1.99 reading at the BP convenience store in Janesville lowest in the Waseca County area.

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<&firstgraph>Four students of Minnesota State University’s Urban and Regional Studies department Friday presented some challenging trends for Waseca County leaders to consider.

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Midwest Hemp Farm recently opened in Waseca’s Industrial Park, including a public walk through a few weeks ago.

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Wiste’s Meat Market will be reopening its doors to the community Nov. 1 for deer processing, over 10 months since a devastating Dec. 2017 fire next door which destroyed the Dog House Bar and Grill

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.

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Waseca County’s historic courthouse will be featured during the city’s sesquicentennial weekend celebration, with county officials and volunteers hosting guided tours Saturday.

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