Archive for Ivan Raconteur

Dassel City Council to hear request for liquor code amendment

DASSEL, MN – Dassel City Council will hear a request to modify the city code during its Monday, Oct. 15 meeting. The owners of Thirsty’s Tavern are requesting a full on-sale liquor license.

Also on the agenda is a request from someone who wants to open Sunrise Diner, and is requesting a financial contribution from the city.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.

Minnesota From the Road Thursday, Oct. 18

COKATO, MN – Author and photographer Doug Ohman will present from his Minnesota From The Road series Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Cokato Library/Museum building. Ohman will present information on the Interstate Highway System, as well as sights to see, along with the many stories behind them. The program is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the Cokato Museum at 320-286-2427,, or on Facebook at Cokato Museum & Akerlund Photo Studio.

Dassel slow roll Saturday, Oct. 13

DASSEL, MN – The fourth Dassel Story Slow Roll will take place Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. This story roll is a repeat of the second roll, which took place in August, and the last roll of 2018. The story roll is a short tour including seven or eight historical Dassel stories at different sites in the community. Bill Ward will be the tour leader. Sponsored by the Dassel Area Historical Society. There is no charge.

Blood drive Tuesday, Oct. 16 in Kingston

KINGSTON, MN – The American Red Cross bloodmobile will be at Kingston Lions Club, 30840 722nd Ave. in Kingston, Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 1 to 7 p.m.

Pork chop supper in Dassel Friday, Oct. 12

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel Fire and Rescue pork chop supper will take place Friday, Oct. 12 at the Dassel Fire Hall from 5 to 8 p.m. or until chops are gone.

Cokato City Council to hear update regarding Hwy. 12 fatality

COKATO, MN – Capt. Sean Deringer of the Wright County Sheriff’s Office will provide an update on the recent Hwy. 12 fatality during the Monday, Oct. 8 city council meeting. Several residents are expected to be present at the meeting to express concerns regarding highway safety. The council will consider additional traffic signs.

Dassel-Cokato School Superintendent Jeff Powers will present information regarding the district’s ballot question/levy.

Other items on the agenda include rescheduling the November council meeting, discussion of the old fire hall, non-slip flooring for ambulance bays, and approving a purchase agreement for a lot in the Trailstone development.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.