'Worst I've Ever Seen It': Flooding Lingers In Waterville After Heavy RainA stormy summer is to blame. From Friday night to Saturday afternoon, heavy rain spiked water levels by approximately 7 inches. The city is right in the middle of Tetonka and Sakatah lakes, so residents are used to some flooding, but not like this.
9 Months After Devastating Tornado, Kamp Dels Is Up And RunningOn this picture-perfect Fourth of July, flags are flying, and life is pretty darn good at Kamp Dels in Waterville. But that wasn't the case just nine months earlier.
Video Shows Tornado Tearing Through Waterville's Kamp DelsIt has been almost three weeks since several tornadoes tore through Minnesota. One of the places hit hard was Kamp Dels in Waterville. Surveillance video from the campgrounds shows the wind start to pick up, the sky goes dark, and then debris starts flying.
Goin' To The Lake: Waterville (Day 2)Sakatah Lake is in Le Sueur County and borders Waterville. That's where this week's Goin' To The Lake trip takes us.
Goin' To The Lake: Waterville (Day 1)Check out links from our most recent Going To The Lake feature in Waterville below.
Wander Minnesota: Sakatah Lake State ParkOnly an hour outside the metro is this wooded gem of a state park.
Waterville Family Uses Syrup To Extinguish Boiler FireA sticky situation turned even stickier after a fire broke out in a small southern Minnesota town.
Sheriff: Man, 31, Stole $5K In Soybeans From Grain Bin 31-year-old Elysian man was arrested April 10 and is accused of stealing $5,000 worth of soybeans from a grain bin in rural Waterville, according to the Le Sueur County Sheriff's Office.
Fire Rips Through Historic Waterville BuildingFire crews responded to a multi-unit structure fire in downtown Waterville, Minn. Thursday morning. According to Waterville Fire Chief Chris Meskan, the structure affected is the Old Rogers Building, located on 128 3rd Street South.
Urban Kayakers Take Advantage Of Mpls. Flash FloodsEven people who don't live near a lake or river saw flooding Saturday. There were flash floods rushing through places like the Uptown area of Minneapolis. On many a day, you'll find Bryan Meyer and his friends enjoying the view from his apartment stoop.
Waterville Residents Hoping Flood Waters Recede SoonDue to recent flooding caused by days of heavy rain, Waterville in southern Minnesota is mostly under water. "Nobody's ever seen it, and you can never be prepared for it," said resident Brian Spatenka.
Man Who Drowned While Netting Minnows ID'dAuthorities in Codington County have identified a 56-year-old man who drowned while netting minnows in a slough near Henry. KXLG radio reports that the victim has been identified as Dean Carl Mertins of Waterville, Minn.
Sex Offender From Waterville Turns Himself InA Level III sex offender who was on supervised release in southern Minnesota and had clipped off a GPS ankle bracelet is back in police custody, according to authorities.
Ripple Effect Of Shutdown Being Felt At Minnesota ResortsWhile lawmakers continue to battle the budget at the Capitol, the shutdown is taking its toll away from St. Paul. In the resort town of Waterville, its appeal is written into its very name.