Spring is here, and BEST’s seasonal business summit is right around the corner.
After a Waseca Economic Development Authority member expressed a desire to see the group be more proactive in assisting potential developers, the board will take a close look at the tools at its disposal.
Several south central Minnesota school districts have been approved to pilot a program aimed at trying out new practices for personalized learning.
It didn’t take long for state Republicans to speak out against Gov. Mark Dayton’s $1.5 billion state bonding bill proposal, announced Jan. 16 in two separate news conferences.
Winter may be approaching, but spring will bring plenty for craft beer lovers to look forward to when Half Pint Brewing Company opens its doors.
Local, state and federal officials convened in Waseca Tuesday afternoon to discuss efforts to help displaced workers and bring a new employer to town after the Quad/Graphics plant closes.
Unemployment rates across the region dropped last month to levels not seen since late last century, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
To honor our nation’s veterans, Hy-Vee is encouraging its customers to join its Hy-Vee Homefront initiative and help the men and women who have served America.
After nearly 40 years of business in Waseca, Andrew Miller loves being involved in the community and working with area residents one-on-one.
Quickly, word filtered through the Waseca community Tuesday morning. Quad/Graphics, the city’s largest employer, will shut down operations by the end of the year.
South Central SCORE Chapter 710 announces the annual meeting of the chapter to be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 9:30 to 11 am at the Starfire Restaurant, 204 2nd St. SW, Waseca.
It's important to be prepared when it comes time for a business owner to retire or transfer their business, says Gary Sandholm, Waseca's economic development coordinator.
Responding to the disaster related to Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hy-Vee announced this week it will be accepting customers’ donations for those affected by the storms.
Bernie Gaytko, president and CEO of First National Bank in Waseca, has been elected vice chairman of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM) during the association’s annual convention August 10-12.
Pablo Rivera, owner of new Mexican restaurant Mis Tres Flores, is grateful for the enthusiastic response he has seen from the Waseca community.
Empty for almost two years, a property off Hwy. 13 is now being redeveloped as a new location for Diversified Financial, but will also have space for other tenants.
Gina Peterson, owner of Ginger P. Designs in Janesville, has been recognized for making her mark on the gift and stationery industry.
Hit with consecutive tough years throughout the agricultural economy, interest in the 2018 U.S. farm bill attracted 60 people Wednesday for talks at a Mankato American Legion hall.
John Mansfield looks forward to opening Ward House Brewery, a new Waseca business he hopes will provide a friendly atmosphere downtown for area residents and tourists.
APG Media of Southern Minnesota, parent company of the Waseca County News, announced today the launch of Southern Minn Homes, a new real estate portal.
Road reconstruction on Old Hwy. 14/Elm Avenue will be an ever-evolving situation for much of the next two years, and the city of Waseca is publishing a weekly update on its website.
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, the sole supplier of electricity to Waseca, will buy 100 megawatts of wind energy from Stoneray Wind Project beginning in 2020.
Leilyn Hogs proposes to expand its existing 2,400-head swine finishing facility about five miles southeast of Waseca in Section 24, Otisco Township, Waseca County. A new barn for 2,400 finishing hogs will expand the operation to maximum capacity of 4,800.
When Janesville’s storefront enhancement grant program opens up for applications this summer, it will be with a new focus on prioritizing projects that most need the money.
To better reflect how the Janesville Nursing Home has changed in its 50+ years, board members are considering a new name and facility remodel.
Every other year, they get the chance to look outside their own fields, learning about Waseca while developing leadership abilities.
A consulting group has deemed it’s feasible to add a new hotel in the area, but that’s only one step of many to making a third Waseca hotel a reality.
Growing income, bringing younger people to the community and increasing multi-family housing were among the priorities presented to Waseca’s Economic Development Authority Friday morning.
Deml Ford Lincoln's Angie Bohannon is one of 704 Ford dealership personnel from across the nation recognized for delivering the highest level of sales and customer satisfaction in Ford Motor Company's 2016 Employee Excellence program.
Emma Kruger and Tyler Wendland travel to Orlando next month to compete at the Business Professionals of America national conference.