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Members of U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s staff met with local emergency service leaders in New Richland, April 9. 
 
Area Emergency Medical Service (EMS) leaders met with staff from the office of U.S. Senator Tina Smith on April 9 at New Richland’s City Hall, to provide information about the status of emergency health care in south central Minnesota. Smith’s staff informed leaders she intends to use the...
In a relatively brief meeting on April 15, members of the NRHEG school board heard about upcoming events and progress on various annual initiatives. Aside from typical actions such as payment of bills and receipt of donations, the agenda was very short. Board members decided to have the “policy...
Dr. Jason Miller, Waseca Junior/Senior High school principal, presented his building report during the Waseca school board’s regular April 18 meeting. Miller began by sharing enrollment statistics; total student enrollment at his site as of April is 821, dropped from 845 in October. Miller’s data...

Waseca County 4-H volunteer Missy Eaton assists youth as they learn proper techniques for giving their animal science projects medication. The lesson took place at a recent Livestock Quality Assurance training in New Richland. Eaton is one of more than 70 volunteers who dedicate time and energy to helping 4-H youth grow in their skills and knowledge.

Each year, thousands of volunteers in Minnesota donate their time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. These volunteers will be among the millions across the country who will be spotlighted during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, 2024. One group that relies heavily...

The 10th annual tribute to Trinity was held at Ahavah Cottage in Elysian on Friday, April 12.

God must have been looking out for Trinity Lutheran Church when it held its tenth annual Tribute to Trinity at Ahavah Cottage in Elysian on Friday, April 12. It was the perfect spring day to be social outside in the cottage’s patio area, enjoy a nice meal, and give back to the Trinity Lutheran...

Whitey's workshop bench with some of the paintings he has been creating to memorialize area residents who have passed on.

“This is all heartstring stuff,” says Whitey Thompson, proprietor of WET Signs and Murals in Waseca since the 1980s. “I can’t explain why I do it, but it’s something I do.” In 2022 after the death of Dean O’Neal, Thompson began painting portraits of recently deceased Waseca area residents using...

Norm Gehring displays the plaque he received acknowledging 54 years of service as the Wilton Township clerk. With him are fellow township leaders, Denny Hoehn, Lester Kroeger, Curt Johnson and Todd Stencel. 

Waseca County held its thirty-seventh annual County Township Association Banquet at the American Legion on Wednesday, April 10. Andy Miller awarded Norman Gehring with a plaque recognizing  him for 54 years of service as the Wilton Township Clerk. In attendance were a number of county...

ICAN hosted its seventeenth annual talent show at the Central Building auditorium in Waseca last week.   

ICAN hosted its seventeenth annual talent show the evening of Wednesday, April 10 at the Waseca Central Building. ICAN, serves children and adults with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities and those with an array of mental health challenges and diagnoses. On that Wednesday...
By the time Waseca resident Tom Sexton’s efforts in planning the 2023 Waseca LakeFest event brought him the local Exchange Club’s “Book of Golden Deeds” award during the Chamber of Commerce banquet this January,  he was already deep into the process of preparing for the July 4, 2024 celebration...

Kara Birch and Elizabeth Sartor

Forty participants of many different ages gathered at Janesville’s Indian Island Winery from 1 to 3 p.m. this past Saturday while Suzanne Schwichtenberg provided instructions for designing and painting pictures of flowers. The atmosphere came across as lively and free, which is exactly what...

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