ALBERT LEA — The day after Waseca Police Officer Arik Matson was shot while on duty, Lori Nelson and her son, Trent, set out to raise money through the sale of T-shirts to support Matson and his family.
WASECA — A Waseca man, reportedly high on meth and hallucinating, possibly from psychedelic mushrooms police found in his home after a six-hour standoff Monday night with area law enforcement, has been charged with eight felonies.
WASECA — First District Congressman Jim Hagedorn made his 21st town hall meeting with constituents in his district Monday at the Waseca Junior Senior High School Performing Arts Center and people from the area filled the seats eager to listen and ask questions of their representative in Washington.
WASECA — Just 17 days after the Hy-Vee supermarket closed its doors in Waseca after more than 30 years in the community, Cash Wise opened in the same spot, filling the grocery vacancy.
WASECA —Minnesota State University, Mankato head football coach Todd Hoffner spoke at Waseca Rotary last week, speaking on his hardships with the legal system, his opportunity to come back to a program he had built and the growth of that program since his return.
WASECA — A Waseca Police Department officer who was gravely wounded while responding to a call last month was able to walk Thursday with assistance from physical therapists.
WASECA — Kellie Moseley is the 2020 Rotary Service Above Self recipient from the Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce community awards banquet.
WASECA — American Legion National Commander James “Bill” Oxford spent the lunch hour Monday, Feb. 17 at the Waseca American Legion.
Northfield, Owatonna and Faribault are among the safest cities in the state and certainly among the cities in southeastern and south central Minnesota, according to a report issued this week.
OWATONNA — Being a mentor for a child or teen doesn’t require intense training, a specific degree or even a drastic lifestyle change.
Linda Grant was surprised at the Waseca Area Chamber of Commerce Community Awards banquet when she was named the Don Eustice Community Service recipient.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — University of North Dakota sophomore and former Waseca Bluejay track standout Jack Vetsch set a new school record for the heptathlon at the UND Open and Multi at the High Performance Center in Grand Forks.
WASECA — Waseca native Jackie Krause received the Exchange Club Book of Golden Deeds award at the Waseca community awards banquet recently.
NEW RICHLAND — In the area for a show, students and staff from the Concordia College music department made time to visit local schools and workshop with their bands before doing a joint performance with Owatonna High School musicians Tuesday night.
WASECA — Ava Storjohann was crowned queen and Ben Priebe was named king of Snow Week 2020 at the coronation held in the Waseca Junior Senior High School on Tuesday, February 4.
WASECA — Bail has been set at $3 million for a Waseca man accused of shooting and gravely injuring a Waseca police officer in an exchange of gunfire in January.
WASECA — Officer Arik Matson with the Waseca Police Department has taken another significant step forward in his recovery process.
MANKATO, Minn. — More than 115 Americans are killed every day in a wave of fatal overdoses to substances like heroin, fentanyl, tramadol and other opioids. Medical professionals from the Mayo Clinic and Minnesota State University, Mankato now say that the only way to mitigate this epidemic a…
OWATONNA — It has been a little over a year since the Steele-Waseca Habitat for Humanity joined forces with its neighbor to the east in Rochester to become one, larger organization, and they have been busy building homes and bettering lives ever since.
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.
JANESVILLE — The Janesville City Council covered numerous items at the recent meeting with street-related issues dominating the discussion.
After learning that jerseys the Waseca boys hockey team wore to honor Officer Arik Matson did not comply with National Federation of State High School Associations and Minnesota State High School League regulations, the team has found a way to honor Matson while having compliant jerseys.
WASECA — Two Waseca Junior Senior High School Seniors received the Triple “A” award from the Minnesota State High School League.
JANESVILLE — The Janesville City Council has approved new two-year contract for the school resource officer at Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton.
WASECA — Officer Arik Matson, a member of the Waseca Police Department who was shot on duty Jan. 6, had surgery Monday to repair fractures in his face and skull.
State Sen. John Jasinski is stepping into the hockey jersey hub bub, asking the Minnesota State High School League to let the Waseca Bluejays hockey teams wear jerseys honoring a city police officer gravely wounded in the line of duty.
OWATONNA — While winter weather may impede most construction projects, the crews slated to expand Highway 14 between Owatonna and Dodge Center began the first pieces of work last week.