COKATO, MN – Storytime for ages 3 to 6 will take place at the Cokato Public Library Wednesday, March 21 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Children will build early literacy skills and participate in activities. Sponsored by Friends of the Cokato Area Library.
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DASSEL, COKATO, MN – Kindergarten roundup is scheduled for Tuesday, March 20 at 3:45 p.m. at Dassel and Cokato Elementary Schools. Children who are eligible to attend kindergarten next fall (age 5 on or before September 1), should be attending the roundup activities. The schools sent packets out a few weeks ago with more information. If a parent has a child who is eligible but did not receive a packet, or if someone knows of a new family to the area, contact Stephanie Corbin at Dassel Elementary (930) 286-4100 extension 1500 or Karen Barton at Cokato Elementary (320) 286-4100 extension 1300.
DASSEL, COKATO, MN – Although there were several high-quality applicants interested in the principal position at Dassel-Cokato High School (DCHS), Superintendent Jeff Powers told staff members that Christopher Meisch was “clearly [the district’s] first choice.”
For Meisch, education has always been part of his life, having two parents as teachers and, he credits, having been raised in Wabasha.
“Growing up in Wabasha helped me to fully understand at a young age the significant role that family, community, support, academic rigor, and teamwork play in the educational process,” Meisch stated in a letter of introduction he wrote to DCHS staff.
Read the full story in the March 9 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online edition.
ALBION TOWNSHIP, MN – A two-vehicle crash occurred in Albion Township (north of Howard Lake) Tuesday evening, involving one Cokato resident and one Maple Lake resident, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
Ivan Mccrae Ostlund LaTour, 16, of Maple Lake was driving a 2009 Jeep Commander south on Spruce Avenue at Highway 55 just before 5:30 p.m. He stopped at the stop sign, then attempted to cross Highway 55 and pulled out in front of a 2003 Ford pickup that was traveling east on Highway 55. The vehicles collided and the Jeep rolled on its side, according to the state patrol.
The driver of the Ford, Bruce Elroy Burkowske, 55, of Cokato, was not injured. LaTour was transported to Buffalo Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Both people involved in the crash were wearing seat belts at the time.
COKATO, MN – Great River Regional Library’s (GRRL) is hosting Locally Growin,’ its March fundraiser, to help raise funds for local libraries.
Area GRRL libraries include:
• Cokato Public Library, Fourth Street and Millard Avenue; (320) 286-5760.
• Delano Library, 160 Railroad Avenue East; (763) 972-3467.
• Howard Lake Library, 617 Sixth Avenue; (320) 543-2020.
Participants in Locally Growin’ choose which library they would like to support, and that gift will be put toward a goal decided upon by that library.
Each library’s goal is unique. For instance, Delano Public Library is raising funds to make renovations to The Vault, the library’s popular teen reading area.
To learn more or give online, visit griver.org/locally-growin.
DASSEL, COKATO, MN – Contracts effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019 with food service workers, principals, community education, and the activities director were approved at the Feb. 26 Dassel-Cokato School Board meeting.
Read what was decided in the March 2 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online version of the newspaper.