Archive for Dassel

Pedestrian hit by car in Cokato

COKATO, MN – A woman from Cokato sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 12 in Cokato Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

Authorities responded to the accident at 12:12 p.m. at mile post 117, just east of Sunset Avenue. Road conditions were wet at the time.

The pedestrian, identified as Rebecca Marie Kersey, 59, of Cokato, was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The state patrol reported that she had been hit by a 2006 Mercury Milan that had been traveling east on Highway 12.

The driver, Rebecca Ann Hendrickson, 21, of Dassel, was not injured. Hendrickson was wearing her seat belt, and the air bag was not deployed.

Local improv group to perform ‘3rd Time’s a Charm’ Sept. 28

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – Inspired by the show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” the local comedy group No Lines Improv is kicking off its third season with its premiere, “3rd Time’s A Charm” at the Center for the Arts in Hutchinson Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

The show is rated PG-13, and is expected to last an hour. Each show is comprised of a series of games that are heavily driven by suggestions from the audience.

A free-will donation will be collected at the door.

Look for the full story in the Friday, Sept. 21 edition of the Herald Journal.


Summer music jam Monday at Dassel History Center

DASSEL, MN – One of the summer music jams at the Dassel History Center will Monday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at the Dassel History Center.   Bring your voice, guitar, fiddle, or other instrument and join the fun. All music styles and spectators welcome. Bring chord sheets if available

Jams are scheduled the 4th Monday of the month through the summer. Contact the History Center for information, 320.275.3077,

Note on ED office hours

Due to staff absences, the Enterprise Dispatch office will be open only irregular hours Wed., Sept 19 through Mon., Sept. 24.

A dropbox is available outside the office to submit items or payments. For immediate assistance, please call  320-485-2535.

PHOTO GALLERY – Dassel History Museum’s exhibit “Magic in Lights”

PHOTO GALLERY – The Dassel History Museum is currently featuring a replica Tiffany lamp exhibit, showcasing art created by local craftspeople.  The exhibit is easily accessible by taking the elevator to the museum’s fourth floor.  The exhibit runs through Saturday, October 20, and is free.  Click the link below, or see the September 14 issue of the Enterprise Dispatch for more.

Litchfield woman arrested in connection with Dassel burglary

DASSEL, MN – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary in progress in the 24000 block of CSAH 24, Dassel Sunday, Sept. 9 at 1:15 p.m. A witness confronted two suspects at the residence and was able to get a license plate number on their vehicle when they left. Deputies followed up on this information and located the vehicle at a residence in the 52000 block of US Highway 12, Grove City. Kalie Nelson, 32, of Litchfield, was arrested for burglary and controlled substance violation. Her juvenile accomplice was released to family members. A follow up search warrant was executed at approximately 8:23 p.m. at a residence in the 65000 block of 288th Street, Litchfield. Numerous items from the CSAH 24 burglary, along with other stolen items, were located in the residence. Patrick Goodwin, 39, from West St. Paul, was arrested for giving false information to a peace officer and two outstanding warrants. The investigation is ongoing.