Archive for Cokato

Funeral notice: Gene T. Fordahl, 79, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Gene Timothy Fordahl, age 79, of Cokato, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.
Gene’s funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. at the Cokato Manor, 182  Sunset Avenue N., Cokato.
Visitation begins at 3 p.m. Arrangements are with Historic Thomson-Dougherty Funeral Home in Minneapolis, 612-871-4407;

World’s best workforce public hearing at DC schools Monday

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The DC School Board will conduct a world’s best workforce public hearing during its special meeting Monday, Dec. 9.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the district board room.

Other items on the agenda include presentations on the long term facilities maintenance bond and truth in taxation.






DC board to review 2020-2021 calendar

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dassel-Cokato School Board will review the district’s 2020-2021 calendar during its Monday, Nov. 25 meeting.
Other items on the agenda include a bond discussion and a review of the district’s seniority list.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the district board room.

Win tix AND limited edition Winstock swag before Christmas!

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Funeral notice: David Danberg, 62, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – David W. Danberg, 62, of Cokato, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. A memorial service will take place Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato;

Funeral notice: Helen R. Mattson, 93, of Hutchinson, formerly of Cokato and Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Helen Rose Mattson, age 93, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, formerly of Cokato and Dassel, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. A memorial service will take place Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. at Stockholm Lutheran Church, rural Cokato, with interment of the urn at a later date.  There will be a time to gather with family and friends Tuesday at the church, one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.