Waterville Lake Region Life

Rose Hollermann of Elysian is one of 16 athletes being considered for the U.S. Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team. The team will be selected in early February. (Submitted photo)

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association announced that 16 athletes will remain in consideration for a roster spot on the 2020 U.S. Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team. Among those selected as finalists are Rose Hollermann of Elysian, Abigail Bauleke of Savage, and Josie Aslakson of...

WEM senior Cole Kokoschke is fouled on his way to the basket Thursday, Jan. 16 in an 87-64 win over Kenyon-Wanamingo. Kokoschke scored 33 against the Knights. (Jay Schneider photo)

For the first time this season, two different WEM boys basketball players scored more than 30 points in a given week. Senior Grant McBroom dropped in 31 in a 80-47 win over United South Central Tuesday, Jan. 14. Senior Cole Kokoschke scored a career-high 33 points in an 87-64 win over K e n y o n...

Joan Markytan (left) shared her story of living and working on Alaska’s remote Raspberry Island in the mid-1960s following a Lake Area Historians’ meeting, Jan 20. Markytan’s husband, Ken, disappeared while fishing. His capsized boat was later located, but his body was never found. (Submitted photo)

Joan Markytan of Elysian was the guest speaker at the Lake Area Historians meeting, Monday night, January 20. Markytan shared her experience of living with her husband, Ken, at Raspberry Island (near Kodiak) in Alaska in the mid-1960s. Markytan’s husband was a pilot and always wanted to be a bush...

The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners include (front, from left) Danny O’Keefe, Steven J. Rohlfing, (back) County Attorney Brent Christian, David Gliszinski, Lance Wetzel, and John King. (Jay Schneider photo)

Le Sueur County and the City of Kilkenny have reached an agreement pertaining to law enforcement services. During the Jan. 21 Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners meeting, Sheriff Brett Mason presented a contract that has the county providing law enforcement to the City of Kilkenny. City...
A crash has stopped traffic on Highway 60 between Waterville and Elysian. At 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, January 21, tow trucks were arriving on scene. Traffic is backed up in both directions. Take a different route. Information regarding the crash will be posted when it becomes available.
Pamela Jean Reid, age 67 of Le Sueur, formerly of Waterville died on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Hennepin County Medical Center. Born on November 21, 1952 in Faribault, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Lyle and Marion (Shifflett) Reid. She graduated from Waterville High School and attended...
Constance “Connie” McGuiggan, age 62 of Waseca died on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Born on July 13, 1957 in Waseca, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Roger and Rochelle (Coon) Miller. She graduated from Waseca High School in 1975 and went on to attend...
Michael George Sikel, age 69, of Waterville, died on January 13, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Mike was born in Waterville on August 31, 1950, to George and Lorraine (Roemhildt) Sikel. He was confirmed in his youth at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waterville. Mike attended Waterville...
Bernard Jerome Meyer January 25, 1939 - January 06, 2020 Passed away peacefully January 6, 2020. Survived by daughters, Julie (David) Hanks, Lori Abeln, Michelle/Kellie (Rich) Gorman and Beth (Darryn) Meyer-Visker; son, Michael Meyer; 7 grandchildren, Andrew, Ben (Lily) and Rikki Abeln, Travis and...

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