Waterville Days is coming July 7-8

Waterville Days is coming July 7 and 8. The festivities will be at Pioneer Park with lots to see and do and plenty of entertainment for the entire family.
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Graduation welcomes freshmen

On June 14, 29 eighth-grade students were promoted to freshman high schoolers at Waterville Schools.
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Series | Barn quilts about town

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent This is the eighth in a series of stories focusing on the Barn Quilt Project in Douglas County. Each story talks about the background of the barn quilts chosen to be displayed and other history.    Last November another beautifully designed barn quilt was added to the Douglas County Barn Quilt Project trail. It is displayed by Larry and Cathi...
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Graduation time at Waterville

Waterville High School's commencement took place June 10 for the 20 members of the Class of 2017.
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Blessings, awards for WHS seniors

Baccalaureate and the senior awards were held June 6 for Waterville's Class of 2017. The event was well attended by families and friends of the graduating seniors.
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Girls on the Run a success

Girls on the Run is a national program that promotes self-confidence and wellness for girls in grades 3-5. With help from the Waterville Drug Free Coalition, Waterville School was able to offer the GOTR program.
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Students attend Spring Youth Forum

Six Waterville High School students and two adult team leaders traveled to Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound on May 17 to attend the Spring Youth Forum.
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School carnival is fun for all

The Waterville School Carnival, sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), was held May 20 at the school. It was an event full of games, prizes, treats and a ton of fun for everyone attending.
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Families gather at Douglas church

Over 50 members of the Witten and Mittelstaedt families gathered at the Douglas Lutheran Church May 13 for a time of worship, sharing and potluck lunch.
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Post office thanks customers

A customer appreciation event for postal patrons was held May 4 at the Waterville Post Office as part of National Small Business Week April 30-May 6.
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