Poetry fun at Waterville Library

The Waterville Library hosted Kenn Nesbitt for the children's program called Poetry Fun on July 10. Nesbitt is a published poet and children’s book writer who has traveled all over the world sharing his work.
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Kevin Morris appointed Douglas County sheriff

Douglas County commissioners on July 9 appointed Undersheriff Kevin Morris as county sheriff, to serve the remainder of retired sheriff Harvey Gjesdal’s term which ends Dec. 31.
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Celebrating Waterville Days!

Residents and visitors enjoy the fun festivities of Waterville Days July 6-7. Here are some scenes from throughout the celebration.   Members of the Waterville 4-H Club wave from their float during the parade. (Empire Press photo/Karen Larsen) Paislee Landon of Waterville, a member of the Burlap & Barbed Wire 4-H group, gets her hors
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Waterville Town Council | Sewer cleaning project set for late July, early August

The Town of Waterville will clean out its sewer lines over a three-week period during the end of July and early August. The town council received this information at their July 2 regular meeting.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from June 30-July 5
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A Waterville celebration!

The town of Waterville was a busy place July 6-7 for the annual celebration of Waterville Days. Residents and visitors turned out in large numbers for the event.
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Top yard named for June

James Koenig, who lives at 506 N. Columbia Ave., was honored when his yard was named by the Waterville Tree Board as Yard of the Month for June.
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Our Past | 1926: Waterville says goodbye to dust, and hello to oil

Selected by Karen Larsen According to Waterville Mayor Royal DeVaney, the town may be receiving some funding to perform chip sealing on certain roads in 2020. The resurfacing method combines the use of asphalt and gravel that bond together almost immediately after the resurfacing. The roads can be driven on in 30 minutes, and there is a minimal amount of loose gravel in this process. This...
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Waterville Days: Join the fun

Waterville Days, the town's annual celebration sponsored by the Waterville Main Street Association, will be held in Pioneer Park this weekend.
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Council approves temporary building moratorium

At the recommendation of Mayor Royal DeVaney, the Waterville Town Council approved a six-month building moratorium. During the six months, the town will issue only five new building permits.
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