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CLASS OF 2024 - Fiftyone seniors, members of the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Class of 2024, threw their caps in the air in celebration Friday, May 24, in the JWP gym.       

51 graduated
 “Four years we will never forget, even if we did some things we regret.” That statement from JWP graduate Katelyn Ziemke served as the motto for... Continue Reading

Grant Whissemore, right, received a certificate thanking him for 19 years of service with the Waseca Memorial Day Association.

The bleachers of the Waseca Junior/Senior High School were filled most of the way to the top with spectators during the Waseca community Memorial... Continue Reading

NRHEG area veterans stand during the Memorial Day ceremony held at the high school on Monday. 

Over 100 people gathered in the NRHEG Secondary gymnasium during a Memorial Day ceremony sponsored by New Richland American Legion Andrew Borgen... Continue Reading

The Memorial Day program is introduced on Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m. at the Janesville Waldorf Pemberton high school.

Memorial Day was observed at the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton (JWP) high school auditorium at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27. The program began with... Continue Reading

Left to right Missy Donor, Mikhail Rostislavovich, Felix Kelzer,Bradly Donner; Brad Donner, Mady Skelly, Edward Deuine, Kia Laidlow, Mikhail Rostislavovich, and Missy Donner.

The Waseca Arts Council Hosted its thirty-fourth annual high school art exhibit at the Beckman Gallery in the Waseca Art Center from 9:00 to 11:00... 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


Rattling off four straight wins through the Class 2AA Section 2 playoff bracket, the Waseca Bluejays earned a trip to the 2024 State Tournament. The Bluejays defeated Blue Earth, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, and Belle Plaine, improving their record to 20-10. On... 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


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