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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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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A good year for Waterville Days

Visitors from out of the area and local residents enjoyed this year's Waterville Days July 6-7. Activities for all ages included Friday's night's spaghetti feed, vendors, a quilt show and everyone's favorite parade.
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Popular spaghetti feed kicks off Waterville Days

Waterville Days for 2018 started out on July 6 with the annual spaghetti feed in Pioneer Park, sponsored by the Douglas County Fire District No. 1 volunteer firefighters.
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Workshops offered on skit-writing

Suzanne Robinson is teaching a series of skit-writing workshops at Waterville Library this summer and says it is not all that difficult to do if you keep some basics in mind.
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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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Church offers flag disposal service

Mansfield Community Church Pastor LeRoy Harshaw and his wife Nancy have placed a receptacle at the church where people with flags to be discarded could dispose of them properly.
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