Archive for Ivan Raconteur

Dassel City Council to conduct special meeting June 12

DASSEL, MN – Dassel City Council will conduct a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 at city hall to review and approve the city’s 2018 annual audit as presented by Oberloh & Associates.

Our photo gallery from Dassel-Cokato High School’s 2019 graduation is online

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – CLICK HERE to see photos from the 2019 graduation ceremony at Dassel-Cokato High School.

Meeker County Sheriff issues emergency no-wake rules

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze has issued no wake restrictions within 500 feet of shore for Lake Minnie Belle, Lake Erie, Lake Jennie, and Belle Lake, all located in Southern Meeker County, due to high water levels. The increased water levels and boating activity are causing damages along the shoreline on the lakes. Other lakes in the area are also being monitored and additional no wake advisories may be issued. Sheriff Cruze urges caution and reminds boaters to be mindful of the water levels on all lakes.

Photo gallery from Dassel and Cokato Memorial Day programs 2019

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – CLICK HERE to see photos from local Memorial Day programs.

Dassel residents injured in crash

DASSEL, MN – Joshua James Hartman, 37, and Eva Faith Hartman, 4, both of Dassel, were injured Monday When the Chevy Silverado they were in was southbound on Hwy. 15 south of the Meeker County line in Hutchinson Twp, Mcleod County went off the road to the right, vaulted over a driveway and stopped in a row of trees, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.  Both were transported to Hutchinson Health Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Other agencies assisting at the scene included McLeod County Sheriff’s Office,  and Hutchinson Fire and Ambulance.

Woman motorcyclist injured in crash with deer in Darwin Township

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a motorcycle accident with injuries on County Road 11 just east of 655th Avenue in Darwin Township May 10 at 8:26 p.m.. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Mayo Ambulance, Litchfield Rescue and Litchfield Fire all responded to the accident.

Julia Zaka’an, 30, of Eden Vally was riding a 1999 Harley Davidson east on County Road 11 when she struck a deer. Zaka’an was thrown from the motorcycle as a result of the collision with the deer, she was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. Zaka’an was transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital then airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital with critical injuries, according to a release from Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze.