Archive for Cokato

Local highways to be closed Aug. 20-23

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The following highway closures will take place Monday, Aug. 20 through Thursday, Aug. 23  in the local area.

Beginning Monday, Aug. 20, shortly after 7 a.m., 5,300 feet of road on CSAH 31 south of Cokato and west of CSAH 3 will be closed for a cattle pass removal.  A detour will not be posted; alternate routes are advised.  The closure will end about 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, weather permitting.

In addition, approximately 2,050 feet north of CSAH 44 and 20 feet north of Division Street on County Road 120 will be closed  for replacement of culverts. The closure will begin shortly after 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 23; and end about 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, weather permitting. A detour will not be posted; drivers are asked to use alternate routes.

Questions or comments regarding these projects can be directed to Wright County Highway Department Maintenance Superintendent Steve Meyer at steve.meyer@co.wright.mn.us, or 763-682-7374. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Updates to the contract can be found at www.co.wright.mn.us.

Ice cream social with Corn Carnival royalty Aug. 1

COKATO, MN – The Cokato Corn Carnival Royalty and candidates will be hosting an Ice cream social Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Unity Park in downtown Cokato. The public is welcome to enjoy ice cream and visit with the royalty and candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY – Dassel area residents show off green thumbs at flower show

DASSEL – Area residents and flower fans gathered at the Dassel History Center Thursday to view artistic floral and plant arrangements at the Dassel Area Historical Society’s annual flower show.

The theme of the show was “Vases & Vessels; Bouquets and Botanicals.”  Both horticultural specimens and arrangements were judged.

Click the link below to see the beautiful arrangements, and other sights from the show:

https://photos.dasselcokato.com/Community-Events/2018-Dassel-Historical-Society-Flower-Show

Watch for more information in the Friday, Aug. 3 edition of Enterprise Dispatch.

Papers late July 27 due to a mechanical breakdown

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – Due to a delivery vehicle breakdown, papers in parts of the Enterprise Dispatch circulation area will reach post offices late, which may result in delays for papers getting to some subscribers.

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.

DCHS dean of students resigns from district

Dassel-Cokato High School’s 2017-18 dean of students Matt Foss recently accepted the head principal position at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School and will not be returning to DCHS this fall.

Dassel-Cokato High School’s 2017-18 dean of students Matt Foss recently accepted the head principal position at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School and will not be returning to DCHS this fall.

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – After a year of serving the students and staff of Dassel-Cokato High School (DCHS), dean of students Matt Foss recently announced “with mixed emotions” his acceptance of the head principal position at Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School.

Read the full story in the July 27 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online edition.