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Exploding ammunition alerts neighbors to Cokato garage fire

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Easter morning parents can be woken up early by the sounds of their children running around the house trying to find Easter eggs and baskets hidden by the Easter Bunny. This year one Cokato couple was woken up by a very different sound.

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Dassel-Cokato High school spring play: ‘Into the Woods’

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Dassel-Cokato High School will be performing Into the Woods for its spring play.  Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests.

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Canvasworks, Inc. of Cokato wins 2021 Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Achievement

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Canvasworks, Inc. was recognized with the 2021 Fabrication Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Awards for  design excellence in marine fabric applications, that took place online during the Marine Fabricators Association Virtual Series Conference Jan. 28, Feb. 18 and March 18. This is the fifth major international award that Canvasworks, has won in the last three years.

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Cokato First Baptist women’s brunch

First Baptist Church in Cokato is hosting their annual spring women’s brunch April 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Christina Clark will be sharing about 2020 challenges and God’s faithfulness through this past year. Tickets are free, and a reservation is required. Contact First Baptist Church office at 320-286-2562.

Dassel kindergarten roundup-UPDATE

Dassel Kindergarten Round-Up on Tuesday, April 20th. Round-Up activities will look a little bit different this year as the event will be outside. If it is raining, the make-up date will be on Wednesday, April 21st. The district will reach out to let parents know if this is the case. Even though this will be an outdoor event, the school district is asking all participants to wear a mask, and social distance at all times. Due to the state mandates, the school will need to stagger the start times of the event. Please report to the front entrance of the school when you arrive at your designated time.

Staggered arrival times:

3:45-4:15pm – Last names starting with A-G

4:15-4:45pm – Last names starting with H-L

4:45-5:15pm – Last names starting with M-Z

 

DC Lions pork chop dinner

The DC Lions are sponsoring a drive-through pork chop dinner Friday, April 23, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Corn stand in Peterson Park. There is a free will donation and all proceeds will benefit t the Dassel and Cokato communities.