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Besides only being 40 miles west of the Twin Cities . . .



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Luke Combs
Darius Rucker

Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy
Brett Eldredge
Runaway June
Chris Janson
Phil Vassar
Lainey Wilson
And more!

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DC School Board to discuss bonding

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dassel-Cokato School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10. The only item on the agenda is a bond discussion.

SAIL fitness class offered Thursday

DASSEL, MN – Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL), a strength, balance, and fitness program, will be offered at Dassel City Center Thursday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m.

‘Screenagers’ documentary Monday

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – A parent viewing of the documentary, “Screenagers,” will take place Monday, Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the performing arts center at Dassel-Cokato High School. The documentary is one hour long, with discussion available after. This event is free of charge.

McLeod, Meeker county commissioners to meet with local legislators

McLEOD, MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – The McLeod County Board of Commissioners is conducting a special workshop to meet with local legislators.

The meeting with administrators and commissioners from McLeod, Meeker and Sibley counties is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the McLeod County Courthouse board room, 830 11th St. E., Glencoe. Discussion will be regarding 2020 legislative session issues and 2020 bonding proposals affecting District 18.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Sheila Murphy, McLeod County administrator, at 320-864-1320.

Cokato woman injured in three-car crash on Highway 12

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MN – Two teenagers from Buffalo were injured Monday evening after being involved in a crash on Highway 12.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at 8:23 p.m. Jan. 21, a 2006 Chevy Impala driven by Camaron Isaacs-Olson, 17, was eastbound and turning left with a flashing yellow light when it was struck by a westbound 2013 Dodge Caravan driven by Jennah Verhey, 44, of Cokato.

The vehicles spun and struck a 2007 Toyota Camry, driven by Lanita Farstad, 79, of Waverly, which was sitting at the light on Highway 25.

Isaacs-Olson suffered noncritical injuries and was transported to Allina Hospital in Buffalo, as was his 15-year-old passenger, Elle Kirkendall.

Neither Verhey nor Farstad were injured.

Road conditions were wet at the time of the crash.

All involved were wearing seat belts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to the State Patrol.