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Mayo Clinic on Wednesday announced it will close facilities in Springfield and Lamberton in southwestern Minnesota early next year, continuing a trend of closures and service cuts in rural areas.

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Small Business Revolution producers visit Waseca to help determine if the town will move forward as one of its top five finalists for next season. The winning community will be featured on the show and get an influx of cash to help development in the town.

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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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Children and young adult author Nancy Loewen is a Southern Minnesota native from Mountain Lake, who shared her stories with students at TEAM Academy Tuesday. She had the chance to speak to all students at TEAM Academy about her books, writing process and life.

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WASECA — Waseca native, top executive and public servant Pam Wheelock returned to her hometown to speak at Rotary, telling of her numerous jobs throughout her career and how her time in Waseca helped her succeed.

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CLAREMONT — The two New Richland residents who were killed in a crash on Highway 14 near Claremont on Wednesday evening have been identified by the Minnesota State Patrol.

On Monday, the Minnesota Prairie County Alliance was notified that the local three-county human services agency will be required to help pay off $8.8 million in funds that state improperly billed the federal government for substance abuse treatment services that were provided in facilities t…

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…

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WASECA COUNTY — Angela Anderson, 43, of Inver Grove Heights was killed in an early morning vehicle crash Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Nerstrand Meats and Catering is voluntarily recalling three jerky-style meat products that may have become adulterated due to improper processing. Minnesota Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered the processing deviation during a routine inspection.

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The Le Center Legion got in the Halloween spirit with more than just a party. Following its Halloween steak fry on Saturday, Oct. 26, Waseca ghost hunters and sisters Lynda Kiesler and Brenda Kopischke were invited to investigate the building for paranormal activity.

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