WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Click here to see photos from the 10th annual Breakfast on the Farm, which took place June 16 at Poppler Dairy in Waverly.
In previous years, Breakfast on the Farm always took place in Wright County. Now, organizers plan to switch locations between Carver and Wright counties. The new name for the event is Wright Carver Breakfast on the Farm.
This was the first time the event was hosted by Harlan and Jennifer Poppler, along with their children – Brett, Halli, Dani, and Shayne. The Popplers operate the farm with Jennifer’s parents, Roy and Danita Marschall. They milk 300 Holsteins, employing milkers and other help throughout the year.
Select photos will be published in the Friday, June 22 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.
DASSEL, MN – Dassel’s Dairy Berry Day celebration will take place Thursday, June 21 starting at 7 p.m. Look for details on page 6A of the Friday, June 15 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.
COKATO, MN – An art class will take place at the Cokato Public Library Tuesday, June 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will create art using wood, fibers, and beads while learning the history of why and how these items were used in Peru, including trouble dolls, talking sticks, Peruvian weaved wall hangings.
Ages 10 to adult . Limit 18 participants. Pre-registration is required. Call (320) 286-5760. Sponsored by Friends Of the Cokato Area Library (FOCAL).
COKATO, MN – Summer storytime at the Cokato Public Library will take place Wednesday, June 20 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. No registration required. Ages 3 to 10. Sponsored by Friends Of the Cokato Area Library.
COKATO, MN – Firefighters from Cokato, Dassel, and Howard Lake had an opportunity to practice their skills at a controlled burn on the south edge of Cokato June 2.
The controlled burn took place at 820 Johnson Ave. S. in Cokato, the former home of Elmer and Helen Larson. The building was constructed in the 1890s, and had been vacant since 2005.
Training burn in Cokato
MEEKER COUNTY, MN – A woman was hurt in a one-vehicle crash in Kingston Township Monday afternoon, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.
Sharon Otremba, 66, of Buffalo was traveling east on County State Aid Highway 21 shortly before 3:30 p.m. when she veered off the road to avoid an oncoming truck.
She was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Buffalo Hospital for minor injuries, the sheriff’s office reported. The sheriff’s office was assisted by Gold Cross Ambulance and the Dassel Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.