Trees removed from DeVaney park

Four pine trees have been removed from Royal DeVaney Park next to the swimming pool. Mayor Royal DeVaney said the trees were diseased and presented a hazard to the public.
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Blood drive in Waterville on June 20

WATERVILLE — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. June 20 at the Waterville Federated Church, 224 W. Ash St. The Red Cross has launched the Missing Types campaign to raise awareness for lifesaving blood donations and urges the public to give blood or platelets this summer. Other upcoming blood drives scheduled in Douglas County are on June 17 from 1:45 to 5:45 p.m. at...
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Awards night honors seniors

Waterville High School graduating class members, their families and the community gathered for the Senior Awards dinner and program on June 4 at the NCW Fairgrounds.
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Swimming pool will open June 17

Town crews have been busy getting the Waterville swimming pool ready for the season for opening day, which is June 17.
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Graduating class attends baccalaureate

Baccalaureate services were held May 28 at United Lutheran Church for members of Waterville High School's Class of 2019, their families, friends and the community.
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Library gears up for an expanded summer program

This year’s summer program planned by the Waterville Library includes much more than library programs and reading.
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Our Past | 1951: Boy Scout troop excels in ‘Camporee’

This article from the June 7, 1951 edition of Waterville Empire-Press tells about the local Boy Scout troop’s participation in a camping contest.
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Shockers honored at Crimson Awards

The Crimson Awards, honoring Waterville/Mansfield Shocker athletes for the 2018-2019 school year, was held May 30 at the NCW Fairgrounds Community Center.
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Museum open for season

The Douglas County Museum opened for the season on May 23 and had a busy Memorial Day weekend. Lori Leming is the museum director.
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New projects at fairgrounds

The NCW Fairgrounds has been a busy place this spring as four improvement projects around the grounds are underway.
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