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LP School Board to canvass referendum results

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will canvass the results of the Aug. 13 referendum during its Monday, Aug. 19 meeting, which will begin at 5:45 p.m. in the school media center.

Other items on the agenda include approval of the staff and student handbooks for the 2019-2020 school year, review and approval of school policies, a purchase agreement for the property at 400 2nd Ave. N., and a closed session to consider offers for purchase of the property at 300 2nd Ave. N.

Winsted City Council to discuss 2020 budget

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council will discuss the recommended 2020 city budget during the Aug. 20 work session, which will begin at 5 p.m.

The regular city council meeting will follow at 6 p.m. The agenda includes fence improvements at the wastewater treatment facility, park improvements at Denis M. Campbell Field, and an organization report from the Winstock Country Music Festival.

Kernels shut out Sleepy Eye in first round of state playoffs

DELANO – The Cokato Kernels, behind a stellar performance from ace pitcher Steve Schmitt, scored a 3-0 victory in the first round of the Minnesota Baseball Association Class C State Tournament Saturday at Delano.

Schmitt scattered seven hits and did not walk a batter through 8 1/3 innings, striking out two. Delano draftee Tyler Wolfe got the final two outs of the game to pick up the save.

The Kernels got a run in the third on an error on a bunt by Eric Pokornowski, scoring Sanders Asplin.

They added two insurance runs in the eighth on a bases-loaded single by Luke “Baker” Morris that scored Isaac Nelson and Billy Aho.

The Indians were hurt by six errors in the game, as all three runs were unearned. The Kernels committed two errors.

Cokato, in its first state tourney appearance, advanced to face Bemidji next Saturday at 7 p.m. at Maple Lake.

Look for more information in Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch.

Funeral notice: Geraldine M. Moum, 95, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Geraldine Martha (Granrud) Moum, 95, of Dassel, formerly of Crosby, ND, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at the Lakeside Health Care Center of Dassel. There will be visitation Thursday, Aug. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. Her funeral service will take place Saturday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Crosby, ND, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Concordia Cemetery following the service.

Funeral notice: David C. Rice, 64, of Waverly

WAVERLY, MN – David Christopher Rice, 64, of Waverly, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, of complications from pneumonia while undergoing cancer treatment. A celebration of his life will take place Thursday, Aug. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Dave’s farm, 6407 Emerson Avenue SW, Waverly.  In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the Lions Club of Waverly, Minnesota, PO Box 206, Waverly MN 55390.

Funeral notice: Daniel F. Entinger, 57, of Winsted, formerly of Silver Lake

WINSTED, MN – It is with great sadness that the family of Daniel Entinger announces his passing Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, after a brave struggle with ALS.  There will be visitation Sunday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with parish prayers at 6:45 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with additional visitation one hour prior to the Mass at the church.  Interment will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery.