Archive for Cokato

Dassel-Cokato School District selects its next superintendent

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The superintendent search for Dassel-Cokato Schools concluded April 14 with the school board offering the position to Mark Raymond, who is currently the executive director of human resources for the Austin School District. The board conducted final interviews last week with three candidates-Raymond, Dean Jennissen, and Kevin Enerson.

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Car fire at Dassel-Cokato High School

Dassel-Cokato, MN – At approximately 10 a.m. Monday morning April 19 the Cokato Fire Department responded to a car on fire in the Dassel-Cokato High School parking lot.  The fire department was able to contain the fire, there were no injuries, or damage done to other vehicles.  The cause of the fire is unknown but suspected to be mechanical according to a press release from the school district.

The LDC boys hockey team shows their ‘flow’

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The LDC Boys Hockey Team was represented well in the annual Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team viral video. The video, which has become just as popular as the state hockey tournament itself, has racked up nearly 95,000 views on YouTube since it debuted April 3.

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Cokato City Council discusses bidding for city road and utility project

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The Cokato City Council heard the results of the bidding process for the central city road and utility project phase II at its meeting Monday night. City engineer Josh Halvorson of Bolton & Menk told the council that it had received eight bids for the project.

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Dassel-Cokato has a new superintendent

DASSEL-COKATO, MN – According to a press release by Dassel-Cokato School District on April 14th, the Dassel-Cokato School Board conducted the third of three final candidate interviews for superintendent to replace Jeff Powers. After a short guided discussion with School Exec Connect consultants, Dr. David Vick and Dr. David Clough, the six board members unanimously chose Mark Raymond, Executive Director of Human Resources, of Austin School District as the next Dassel-Cokato School District superintendent.

Chairman Bill Aho called Mr. Raymond, from the High School Media Center, and offered the opportunity to become the next superintendent of Dassel-Cokato Schools, which he excitedly accepted.

Contract negotiations will commence with anticipated action at the April regular school board meeting.  Board Member Andy Bohnsack concluded with a final statement, “Buckle Up, we’re about to do some things.”

Cokato Finnish Cemetery annual meeting

ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE
COKATO FINNISH CEMETERY
The annual meeting of the Cokato Finnish Cemetery will take place Sunday, April 25th 2021 at 6:30 p.m. in the First Apostolic Lutheran Church’s fellowship hall, 74537 240th St., Dassel, MN 55325.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, April 16 and 23, 2021.