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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 46-year-old Oakdale man died Friday when his car flipped over during a high-speed police chase.
A school in Waseca went into a protective lockdown Tuesday morning after two children went unaccounted for, according to police.
A 56-year-old man is dead after being struck head-on by a vehicle in Waseca County.
Businesses in Waseca say they’re running into more and more problems with feral cats.
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.
After 94 years, the American Red Cross in Waseca is closing its doors as part of a nationwide cost-cutting strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Officials at the Farmamerica interpretive center near Waseca say damages from a roof collapse could top $100,000.