Harvest begins for plateau farmers

The Mittelstaedt family of Waterville began their harvest July 20 with a field of about 80 acres of dried peas.
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Vacation Bible School coming Aug. 6-10

WATERVILLE — This summer’s Vacation Bible School will be held at the Waterville Federated Church Aug. 6-10. VBS is for kids ages 4-12 and will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus.” During the five-day session, kids will discover how Jesus rescues them through life’s storms. “Shipwrecked” VBS will be filled with...
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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NCW Fair honors superintendents

The NCW Fair held a superintendent barbecue on July 18. The event was an opportunity to show appreciation for the exhibit superintendents.
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Fire burns modular home

A fire broke out in a double-wide modular home behind Bainbridge Manufacturing in Waterville on July 17 at around 4:30 p.m.
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Lodge awards scholarships

WATERVILLE — Badger Mountain Lodge No. 57 F & AM in Waterville recently awarded $24,000 in scholarships to students at Waterville, Mansfield and Eastmont high schools and to college students for the 2018-19 school year. Scholarships of $2,000 each were awarded to Caitlyn Aune, Teagan Aune, Kelsey Browning, Alex Capi, Justine Clements, Lexi Deishl, Makenna Donaldson, Zachary Hammond, Haley...
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Town Council | Waterville has ongoing burn ban

Residents are reminded the Town of Waterville has an ongoing burn ban and they should not be burning material within town limits
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Activities galore at the library

The North Central Regional Library has a wide variety of programs available for all ages this summer including at its Waterville branch.
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Our Past | 1975: Local girls’ groups hold summer activities

The July 24, 1975 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press reveals a number of community organizations providing valuable summer activities for girls.
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Pictorial Past | Pioneer Waterville home

This log house, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Wilcox, was one of the first built in Waterville.
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