Waterville Lake Region Life

Board members for Le Sueur County Historical Society, (from left) Dean Pettis, Mike Frederick, Bryce Stenzel, Ruth Collins, George Luskey and Bill Stangler, chat briefly after their regular monthly meeting at the historic Ottawa Town Hall on Wednesday, July 10. (Wade Young photo)

When the new board of the Le Sueur County Historical Society took control on June 3, it inherited remarkable problems, among them old buildings with no heating/ cooling/ventilation and some with mold growing in the basement. During its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 10, this time at the...

Waterville Firefighters honor Potter during the funeral. Pictured (left to right): Captain Ryan Knish, Captain Matt Duhme, Nick Bongers, Jeff Rahn, Captain Dennis Androli, Dennis Delaske, Andrew Knish, Darin Hanks, Assistant Chief Jeremy Schwartz, Chief Chris Meskan, Troy Tolzman, John Spoor, Luke Duhme, Justin Wenker, Corey Gedicke, Nick Sammon, Jay Harriman, Dick Tolzmann, and 2nd Assistant Chief  Patrick Anderson. (Photo courtesy of Kim Rahn)

A Waterville man was killed and a Cannon Falls man sustained life-threatening injuries during a two-vehicle crash on Highway 60 on Wednesday morning, July 10, at approximately 4:45 a.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, William Elmer Potter, 27, of Waterville sustained fatal...
William Elmer Potter, age 27 of Waterville passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 as a result of a tragic car accident. Will grew up with a love of sports. Excitedly playing basketball and football any chance he got. As he got older, sports went to the wayside as he chased after money, working at...

United in the fight against cancer, survivors took the first steps of the night. Some joined hands and cheered as they set out to complete the special Survivors' Lap.

Cancer survivors made the first lap at the 26th Annual Le Sueur County Relay for Life on Friday night, July 12, at the Le Sueur County Fairgrounds in Le Center. The event, which celebrates the fight against cancer, remembers those who lost their battle with cancer, and raises money for the American...
A Waterville man was killed when a vehicle crossed the center line on Highway 60 and collided with his sedan. According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, William Elmer Potter, 27, of Waterville sustained fatal injuries in a two-vehicle crash, west of Faribault, on Wednesday morning,...
Genevieve Agnes (Jewison) Roessler, age 100 of Elysian, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at the Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter, MN. Born in Janesville Township, Waseca County, MN on January 22, 1919, Genevieve was the daughter of Christopher and Bridget (Cahill) Jewison. She...

Shane Sellner and Tommy Gannon (jumping) celebrated after the Waterville Indians defeated union Hill Sunday, June 30 to claim the Wet WillyTournament title.

The Waterville Indians amateur baseball team won three games last week to win the Wet Willy Tournament June 29 and 30 in Waterville. The Indians, winners of 19 straight games after a season opening loss to Northfield, defeated Cannon Falls (2-0), Baseball 365 (7-6), and Union Hill (6-1) to claim...

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