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PHOTO GALLERY: Cokato Corn Carnival 2018

COKATO: Click here to view photos from the 2018 Cokato Corn Carnival Look for photos in the Aug. 17 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch, or click here to subscribe


Children waited with their candy bags for the parade to begin, which was the kickoff for Cokato’s Corn Carnival.

Inline skater hit by car

COKATO, MN – A female pedestrian, age 12, was struck by an oncoming vehicle as she was inline skating in Cokato July 23, according to the incident report.

The event occurred around 8:17 p.m. at the intersection of US Highway 12 and Sunset Ave NW. The vehicle, a 2018 Kia Sportage, was traveling westbound and was driven by Dassel resident Anne Kivisto, 45. Kivisto’s 14-year-old was with her at the time of the accident.

The pedestrian was transported to the Hutchinson Health Clinic for non-life threatening injuries. Neither Kivisto was injured in the incident.

‘Singing on the Trail’ concert at Cokato Elementary May 25

COKATO, MN – Cokato Elementary School students will perform original songs written with Charlie Maguire Friday, May 25 at 1:50 p.m. at Peterson Park in Cokato. The music will celebrate the Dassel-Cokato Trail.

Hydrant flushing in Dassel May 22-25

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel Public Works Department will be flushing hydrants Tuesday, May 22 through Friday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this time, residents can expect reduced water pressure, discoloration, and momentary interruption of water service.

Residents are advised to refrain from doing laundry during these hours as the discoloration may stain clothing. City staff apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for residents’ cooperation.

Contact the City of Dassel clerk’s office at (320) 275-2454 with any questions.

Fire dept. fundraiser in Dassel Sunday, May 20

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel Fire Department is having an all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser Sunday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dassel Fire Station. The menu includes French toast, scrambled eggs, Knaus smoked sausage, fruit, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Freewill donations will be accepted.

DC student art on display in Dassel May 18-24

DASSEL, MN – The artwork of the Dassel-Cokato High School and Middle School students will be on display at L. Louise Art and Home (651 Parker Ave. W. in Dassel) Friday, May 18 through Thursday, May 24.

A reception will take place May 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The display will showcase the candidates for the 2018 regional and state art exhibitions and a selection of 2D and 3D work completed spring trimester including: drawing and painting, sculpture, photography, digital artwork, and decorative and functional ceramics.

For more information, call (320) 223-5588.