Waterville Lake Region Life

WEM fifth grade teacher Rachael Wetzel utilized the website DonorsChoose.org to fund her students’ basic science fair supplies in an effort to bring back the school’s science fair, which will be held March 22 in Morristown. (Photo courtesy of Rachael Wetzel)

Donors respond to teacher’s request for funding, supplies Fifth grade teacher Rachael Wetzel wanted to bring back the science fair to Waterville- Elysian-Morristown Schools, but with more than a third of her students coming from low-income families, the extra financial burden of the projects was...
The WEM boys basketball team picked up its second straight South-Sub-Section win Thursday, March 7 with a 71-61 victory over Nicollet in Lake Crystal. The Bucs opened the playoffs with an 86-31 win over St. Clair Monday, March 4. Junior Grant McBroom scored a game-high 29 points. Senior Bladyn...

WEM junior Cole Kokoschke scored a team-leading 17 points against New Ulm Cathedral February 28 and a team-leading 16 in a victory over St. Clair March 4. (Jay Schneider Photo)

Five players scored in double figures for the WEM boys basketball team in a Section 2A Quarterfinal win over St. Clair Monday in Waterville. The Bucs led 36-21 at halftime and exploded for 45 second half points in the 86-31 win. This was the second time the Bucs defeated the Cyclones, who start...
The forecast is looking to bring in another winter storm for the weekend. If the storm causes issues for Monday WEM has a plan for the school day schedule and parent/teacher conferences. For proactive measures please note the following scenarios: A.) Winter storm does not alter the school day, the...
Vicki Lynne Gleason, age 69 of Waterville passed away Tuesday March 5, 2019 at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, surrounded by loved ones. Vicki was born July 6, 1949 in Waseca, Minnesota, the daughter of Lloyd H. and Mildred A. (Anderson) Drews.  She graduated from Waseca High School in 1967...
Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against the Le Sueur County Historical Society will hold an informational meeting to bring everyone up to speed on Thursday, March 14. It will be held in the 4-H building on the Le Sueur County Fairground at 4:30 p.m. According to Kevin Wetherille, one of...

Dr. Michael Wilcox

The Le Sueur County Board approved the medical director agreement with Dr. Michael Wilcox during the Tuesday, March 5 meeting in Le Center. Wilcox has been involved in providing emergency medical services to the county for many years. This agreement, which includes a fee of $500, will allow Wilcox...
Kenneth “Ken” R. Kloubec, age 75, of Alexandria, died peacefully surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at Bethany on the Lake in Alexandria. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic...

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