WASECA — The field was winnowed to two Tuesday in the race for the open District 5 seat on the Waseca County Board of Commissioners.
JANESVILLE — Ready Set Build is a business that was started by a mother-son-duo of Kelly Hrdlicka and her son Blake Ready — a business that started out with Lego events and Community Education Classes with Legos.
WASECA — A structure dubbed a community “eyesore” was used Tuesday evening by the Waseca Fire Department for training in a controlled burn of a house on Tuesday, August 13.
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.
JANESVILLE — A city-owned lawn mower will still be the property of the City of Janesville even after the city council authorized its sale at the council's meeting on Monday.
A Waseca man is accused of driving an ATV under the influence of alcohol, crashing and causing severe injury to one of the passengers.
A Janesville man has been charged for an alleged DWI crash in March, which led to frostbite and eventual amputation of a passenger’s fingers and toes.
Sirens went off in Waseca County, Nicollet County and Le Sueur County after 3 p.m. Tuesday, due to tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings in the area.
Long-time former state Rep.Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, said last Wednesday that he was considering a run against State Rep. Jeremy Munson, R-Lake Crystal, for his old House District 23B seat. The former lawmaker served the district for 15 years before resigning in November 2017, in the wa…
WASECA — The City of Waseca recently received notice of its Local Trails Connection grant application being selected for funding approval.
Harold Wolle has grown corn and soybeans on his farm near St. James in southwest Minnesota since 1976. Lately, Wolle has been growing brome grass, too. But it’s not for sale.
WASECA — Little progress has been made on cleaning up a Waseca property that is the subject of a nuisance complaint, prompting the matter to be taken up by the city council at its meeting Wednesday night.
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.
WASECA — Members of the Steele/Waseca Drug Court recently attended a national training in Washington, D.C., with more than 6,000 participants.
State Sen. John Jasinski (R-Faribault) is among 37 select lawmakers chosen to participate in a training program that annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest.
Though there are varying takes, climate change, or just weather in general, is a topic at the forefront of many people’s minds.
A Waldorf woman has been charged with assault in the third degree and domestic assault after allegedly throwing a glass bottle of cattle medication at a victim and hitting them with a frying pan.
The Steele County Safe & Drug Free Coalition and Steele-Waseca Drug Court celebrated several successes from the last year during a picnic on a pristine Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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…
A man is accused of selling over 20 grams of meth to a confidential informant through a sting operation in Waseca. He is also accused of possession of over 20 grams of marijuana and an illegal firearm.
The Waseca School District settled a lawsuit with a former student’s parent for $12,500 after the parent claimed her 3-year-old son had been left and forgotten on a bus. If the settlement is approved by a Waseca County District Court judge, the school district’s insurance company, Zurich Ins…
Polyodon spathula is the scientific name for an American paddlefish, and for Madison Lake, the primitive species is the symbol for five days of summer fun.
The Le Sueur County Commissioners declared a state of emergency for the entire county at a July 24 meeting due to damage caused by the severe thunderstorm and flooding from July 19-20. This marks the third time the county has declared a state of emergency within the span of a year.
Shoreland impervious surface rules in Waseca County are stronger than state rules, and staff is interested in changing that.
The commons area of the Owatonna Middle School was filled with tension and drama Monday evening as United States Rep. Jim Hagedorn hosted a town hall meeting as part of his town hall tour taking place throughout the 21-county district.
A young Elysian-Morristown Post 311 American Legion baseball team saw its season come to a close Friday at the East Central Sub-State tournament in Glencoe.
The Janesville Fire Department is looking for reserve support when not enough current members are available, and leaders are eyering retired firefighters as an option.