Paul Purfeest lost his 22-year-old son, Noah, to an opioid overdose last year. Now, the grieving father is fighting to save others by passing out free, opioid overdose-reversing Narcan kits (pictured). (Lisa Ingebrand Photo)
His son died of an opoid overdose. Now, he’s fighting to save others. Noah Goodwin should be celebrating his 23rd birthday this week. But, the young man, who loved his dog and bowling, died from a drug overdose last year. He was found unresponsive in his Waterville apartment on Sunday morning, June...
Clinton "Butch" Kazemba, age 83 of Waterville died on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna following an eleven-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Born on May 29, 1937 in Sioux Valley, Jackson County, Minnesota, he was the son of Emil and Edna Kazemba. Butch attended...
Norman Edward Kelm was born May 30, 1928 in Waterville, MN to Carl and Esther (Krueger) Kelm. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kilkenny. Born with farming in his bones, he hurried home from school to help with chores and crops. He attended country school and graduated...
Harry "Joe" Clarke, age 80 of Elysian, died on the evening of Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at his home. Born in Mankato on December 26, 1940, Joe was the son of Richard and Daisy (Johnson) Clarke. He attended school in Waterville and graduated from Waterville High School. On July 16, 1966, Joe was...
Morristown native Paula (Schwichtenberg) Meskan has been named the CEO of River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic in St. Peter. The 1987 Morristown High School grad earned her four-year Bachelor of Nursing Degree from the College of St. Catherine. “I took my first job at the Faribault Regional Treatment...
Irene M. Warner, age 95 of Waterville died on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at District One Hospital in Faribault. Born on November 22, 1925 in Le Sueur County, Minnesota, she was the daughter of William and Hanna (Clarke) Williams. She attended school in rural Le Sueur County. Irene married Paul...

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The WEM Speech team competed in the Section 2A North Sub-Subsection Meet on Tuesday, April 5th. Five of the girls will be moving on to Section 2A meet on Friday, April 16th. Paige Atherton and Kiri Kerekes placed second in Dramatic Duo. Alex Heuss took second place in Great Speeches. Emma McGraw...
A settlement was approved between the City of Waterville and MacQueen Equipment of St. Paul for a purchase made by the city which, once delivered, was not what they had initially ordered. MacQueen delivered an off-colored fire truck to the Waterville Fire Department last year and the city debated...
The Rice County Master Gardener volunteers are hosting their annual Arbor Day tree and shrub giveaway on Friday, April 30, at the Rice County Fairgrounds in Faribault. The giveaway will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m., while supplies last. The giveaway will take place as a drive-through, minimal...
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