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The board of directors for the Waseca Art Center includes officers (front, from left) Mark Christiansen, treasurer; Mikhail Rosistlavovich, vice president; Missy Donner, president; Molly Erdman, secretary; and (back, from left) Penny Vought, Christy Easton, Hazel Moore, Marcie Hayunga and Tara Bjerke.   

Newly installed Waseca Art Center Board
With a newly installed board of directors under the leadership of President Missy Donner and President-Elect Mikhail Rostislavovich, the Waseca... Continue Reading

Janesville’s Mayo Clinic located at 312 N. Main Street has closed permanently. 

It’s official. After many years of serving Janesville, the Mayo Clinic facility located at 312 N. Main Street has closed permanently. When the... Continue Reading

Cindy Kolander and Jim Britton with the Waseca Area Food Shelf’s Commmunity Development award.    

Waseca Area Food Shelf
Since June 2023, Cindy Kolander has served as the Executive Director of the Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center (WANSC). Organization board... Continue Reading

Local Barbie fan and Waseca High School substitute teacher Jessica Barens.
Barens shares love for ‘Barbie’
Jessica Barens, a substitute teacher at the Waseca High School, has loaned a number of items to the Barbie displays now available for viewing at... Continue Reading

Tom Sexton

Area Exchange Club presents award
Wasecan Tom Sexton says he is grateful and flattered that the Waseca Area Exchange Club  honored him with its annual “Book of Golden Deeds” award... Continue Reading

Waseca high school one act play performers bottom row, from left: Allen Kopetzki, Cody Sieberg, Katelyn Robeck, Kylie Snow, Chelsea Richardson, and Thyme Lang. Middle: Sadie Schimming, Branden Busse, Sophie Farris, Lindsey Kopetzki, and Quinn Dahle. Back: Ava Norland, Arianna Krogseng, Nathaniel Andrs, Mason Wadd, and Cejay Pickett.

Subsection meet Jan. 28 in Medford
Has anyone ever wondered how to get out of roll call, give a presentation in French class without knowing French, party like it’s 1999 at graduation, or find a way for Tom Cruise to help remember how DNA works? Probably not. But those were among many questions answered in  Waseca Theater... Continue Reading


Waseca tennis players, from left: Mia Kanewischer, Addie Pfeifer, Ashton Jenzen, Sarah Haley, Esme Pearce, Lizzie Roessler, Maddie Benson, Paige Dufault, Tayln Kaput, Vivian Mader, Takya Schoenrock.                                           Pioneer photo by Amelia Roessler

The Waseca High School girls' tennis team is off to a perfect start to the 2023 season. Literally. After three dual meets, the Bluejays are 3-0. The most recent win was Tuesday, when the Jays upended Worthington 6-1 Tuesday on the WHS courts. Waseca won three of four singles matches.... Continue Reading
The Waseca Braves were hopeful of winning at least one game in the double-elimination Region 6C Tournament. They’ll have to settle for a fine season. The 2023 campaign ended Monday night with a 6-0 loss to Waterville at Jordan, two days after a 7-1 setback to a solid Jordan squad. It left... Continue Reading

There was plenty of it as the Waseca High School boys’ basketball team faced high-powered LCWM in the section tournament Thursday, March 9. Above Deron Russell goes up for a reverse layup. 

They play the game for a reason. On Tuesday, the Waseca High School boys' basketball team was given a scare by a Waterville-Elysian-Morristown team that had four wins all season. On Thursday, the third-seeded Bluejays were the team doing the scaring.  Waseca's season came to an end in Mankato,... Continue Reading


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