Waseca

(credit: CBS)

Body Of Fallen Marine Returned To Minnesota

The body of a fallen Marine from Minnesota has been returned to American soil. A special Marine team carried a flag-draped transfer case containing the remains of Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson from a military plane when it arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware Tuesday.

03/05/2014

(credit: CBS)

Fallen Marine From Waseca Returning To Dover

The body of a fallen Marine from Minnesota is being returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The U.S. Department of Defense Monday said 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Caleb Erickson died Feb. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

03/03/2014

(credit: CBS)

U.S. Marine From Waseca, Minn. Dies In Afghanistan

A U.S. marine from Minnesota has died while serving in Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Caleb Erickson died Friday when a suicide bomber hit his convoy. The 20-year-old grew up in Waseca.

03/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Waseca (Day 2)

Frank and Chris have had a chance to enjoy the great community of Waseca over the last couple days. Here in southern Minnesota, farming is a big deal. And just outside Waseca, you can check out the state’s agricultural interpretive center, called Farmamerica. The center opened in 1978 with the goal of preserving Minnesota’s agricultural heritage.

02/07/2014

(credit: CBS)

Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Waseca

This year’s winter lake trip – which took Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer all over Minnesota and western Wisconsin – will wrap up in the southern Minnesota town of Waseca. The guys arrived Thursday in the town, which is about an hour-and-a-half drive southwest of the Twin Cities.

02/06/2014

(credit: CBS)

Waseca Festival Putting On Male Pageant

Organizers of a Waseca festival decided to try something different than a traditional beauty pageant. They came up with The Mr. Waseca Pageant. The Free Press reports the pageant at the Sleigh and Cutter festival will be like the ones females go through, including formal wear, fitness and talent competitions and onstage questions.

02/03/2014

Prison, Amy Senser

Inmate Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Getting $23K In Social Security

A 32-year-old woman, who’s incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute in Waseca, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $23,000 in social security benefits.

04/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

US Missionary Pilot Missing Off West Africa Coast

The small plane carrying only its American pilot disappeared 10 days ago just miles from a refueling stop at a West African island in the middle of a tropical storm of thunder and lightning.

04/17/2013

(credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Journey Guitarist Sues Former Mother-In-Law For Libel

The lead guitarist for the rock band Journey has filed a federal lawsuit in Minneapolis that accuses his former mother-in-law of libeling him in her blog posts.

03/20/2013

(credit: CBS)

Man Dies In Police Chase After Fleeing Scene Of Austin Homicide

A 46-year-old Oakdale man died Friday when his car flipped over during a high-speed police chase.

02/01/2013

school generic, chalkboard, education, teacher, teaching

Waseca School Goes Into Lockdown

A school in Waseca went into a protective lockdown Tuesday morning after two children went unaccounted for, according to police.

09/11/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Morristown Man Dies In Motorcycle Vs. Vehicle Crash

A 56-year-old man is dead after being struck head-on by a vehicle in Waseca County.

09/09/2012

(credit: CBS)

Waseca Dealing With Increase In Feral Cats

Businesses in Waseca say they’re running into more and more problems with feral cats.

06/30/2012

(credit: Jack Hagel/Waseca)

Semi Goes Into Lake In Waseca, No Injuries

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating after a semi-truck slipped off a southern Minnesota highway and ended up in a Waseca lake Wednesday afternoon.

01/11/2012

money, generic, 100s, cash, bills

Red Cross Closing Waseca Chapter To Save Money

After 94 years, the American Red Cross in Waseca is closing its doors as part of a nationwide cost-cutting strategy.

08/21/2011

Terry Allen Lester, 37, has been charged with felony counts of creating an explosive device and making terroristic threats. (credit: Waseca County)

Man Reaches Plea Agreement In ‘Sex Toy Bomb’ Case

A Waseca man who was charged with turning a sex toy into a bomb, with the intentions of giving it to an ex-girlfriend, has reportedly reached a plea agreement.

05/12/2011

(credit: Pinnacle Foods Group LLC)

Some Birds Eye Operations Moving To Minn., Wis.

The parent company of Birds Eye says it will close its vegetable processing plant in central New York and move operations to facilities in the upper Midwest.

04/15/2011

Terry Allen Lester, 37, has been charged with felony counts of creating an explosive device and making terroristic threats. (credit: Waseca County)

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Rigging Sex Toy With Explosives

A 37-year-old Waseca man who is accused of turning a sex toy into a bomb, with the intentions of giving it to an ex-girlfriend, pleaded not guilty to the crime.

02/08/2011

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Minn. Victim Of New Orleans Warehouse Fire ID’d

A Minnesota man planning a quick stop in New Orleans before returning home for the Christmas holidays has been identified as the final victim of a warehouse fire that killed eight people.

01/21/2011

Terry Allen Lester, 37, has been charged with felony counts of creating an explosive device and making terroristic threats. (credit: Waseca County)

Man Charged With Rigging Bomb In Sex Toy

A Waseca man is accused of planting an explosive device inside a sex toy intended for one of his ex-girlfriends, as reported by the Waseca County News.

01/06/2011

(credit: CBS)

Damage At Farmamerica Could Top $100,000

Officials at the Farmamerica interpretive center near Waseca say damages from a roof collapse could top $100,000.

12/23/2010

previous