The cause of the explosion and fire at 35533 211th Ave. Le Center (Montgomery Township) on February 26, 2022, that killed Kailey Mach, 20, has been determined. According to Le Sueur Co. Sheriff Brett Mason, a leak in the home’s propane line outside of the residence was the cause. Mason said...

Ethan Greenwald slides into second base while the Triton shortstop jumps to catch the throw from the catcher. 

The Triton baseball team limited the Buccaneer nine to six hits and no runs in a 9-0 win Thursday, April 21 in Waterville. The Bucs did collect a season-best six hits in the loss, but nine errors allowed Triton to score five unearned runs. Maverick Herrley and Ethan Greenwald each finished with a...
My daughter Ellen’s fourth grade class just finished memorizing all 50 states and their capitals. We studied those darn things for weeks, using maps and homemade flashcards. We’d quiz each other on road trips and while preparing dinner. What’s the capital of Maine? Alaska? Oklahoma? Where’s Carson...
Grant Edgar Roemhildt, age 80, of rural Elysian, died on Saturday April 23, 2022, at his home with his son by his side. Born on March 28, 1942, at the family farm to Ortwin and Mary (Wendt) Roemhildt. Grant was baptized as an infant and confirmed in his youth both at St. Peter “Bell” Lutheran...
WEM students will be putting on their Sunday best Saturday, April 30 for the 2022 Junior/Senior Prom. This year’s prom will feature the Grand March at 4:30 p.m. in Waterville. The doors will open at 3:30 p.m. Following the Grand March, busses will leave at 6 p.m. for the Owatonna Country Club. This...

Pictured above is a design of the new historic exhibit which will be located at Waterville City Hall. 

There is a long list of historical people and events in the City of Waterville. Local artist and historian Jeff Jarvis will be bringing some of these historic events and people to life with an outdoor historic exhibit which will be featured on the outside walls of the Waterville City hall. “Judging...

Le Sueur County Historical Society Board members are pictured at the organization’s Annual Meeting on April 19. Pictured (left to right): Front row - Treasurer Bonnie Reak, Vice President Dean Pettis, and Secretary Ruth Collins. Back row - Mike Frederick, Bryce Stenzel, Rich Bennett, and George Luskey. Not pictured: New board member Paul Malchow and President Bill Stangler. (Lisa Ingebrand photo)

Le Sueur County Historical Society (LCHS) saw little change to it’s nine-person board after an election was held at the organization’s Annual Meeting on April 19. Of the five board seats on the ballot, four were filled by incumbents. Those re-elected to the board include: Rich Bennett, Bryce...
The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners, in accordance with Minnesota Statutes Chapter 375, approved redistricting of the county commissioner districts during their Tuesday, April19 meeting. The Statute establishes the procedure and requires a process for redistricting based on population...
Rhett Paul Schwichtenberg and Kendra Leigh Olson were married on August 13, 2021 in Eden Prairie. Rhett is the son of Donovan and Myrna Schwichtenberg of Edina and rural Waterville. Kendra is the daughter of Dan and Denise Olson of Chanhassen. Rhett is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus and the...
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