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One dead in industrial accident near Litchfiled

Litchfield – October 16, 2020 at 11:46 a.m., the Meeker County Sheriff’s Officer received a report of an
industrial accident at a construction site in the 31700 block of MN Highway 22, Harvey
Township, according to a press release by the sheriff’s office. The initial report was that a concrete boom truck had tipped and two people were trapped. Meeker County deputies, Litchfield Rescue, Litchfield Fire, Gold Cross Ambulance and LifeLink III were all dispatched to the scene. One person died at the scene as a result of
injuries while a second person was airlifted from the scene with critical injuries and flown to St.
Cloud Hospital. The names of the victims are being withheld until families are notified. The
initial investigation revealed the stabilizing platform for the concrete boom truck gave way,
causing the boom to fall to the ground. The two individuals were struck by the boom as it fell.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office and OSHA has
been notified. Also assisting at the scene was the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

Dassel election notice

CITY OF DASSEL
COUNTY OF MEEKER
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE OF CITY &
GENERAL ELECTION
To the voters of the City of Dassel, in the County of Meeker, State of Minnesota.
Notice is hereby given, the City of Dassel will be holding a City Election in conjunction with the General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for the purpose of electing candidates for the City offices listed below:
CITY OFFICES
1 Mayor (2 Year Term)
2 Council Members (4 Year Terms)
The polls are located at 460 Third Street, Dassel, MN.  The polls are open at 7:00 a.m. and will close at 8:00 p.m.
Terri Boese, City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel, Minnesota
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, Oct. 16 and 23, 2020.

Questions for Oct. 16 pub quiz

DASSEL. COKATO, MN – The answers for the Oct. 16 pub quiz were published in the Oct. 16 Enterprise Dispatch, but the questions were inadvertently left out. The questions appear below:

1) This singer was known for his soft baritone voice, and hits including “The Christmas Song,” Mona Lisa,” and “Unforgettable.”

2) This composer is known for musicals including “Anything Goes” and “Kiss Me Kate,” and songs including “Night and Day” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.”

3) After attempting to rob the Northfield bank in 1876, this outlaw spent decades in the state prison in Stillwater.

The future of the ALC building debated at DC School Board meeting

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The Dassel-Cokato School Board reviewed options for the ALC Building during Monday’s meeting.

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Jacob’s Way of life 5k raises $21,674

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The Jacob’s Way of Life 5k took place Oct. 4 at the Dassel Rod and Gun Club. Named in honor of Jacob MacDonald, a 15-year-old Dassel-Cokato student who died of a peanut allergy reaction in 2017. This was the third anniversary of the 5k and would have been Jacob’s senior year in high school.

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Past homecoming stories

Hey Enterprise Dispatch readers, we are looking at doing a couple of articles about Dassel, Cokato and Dassel-Cokato homecoming history. We were hoping to get some appropriate stories to publish in the newspaper and we would like your help. If you have a fun or interesting story about past homecomings, again either Dassel, Cokato or Dassel-Cokato, that you think others would like to hear about please send them to us at news@dasselcokato.com. We are looking to publish these stories over the next couple of weeks our next deadline is noon Tuesday, Oct. 20. Thank you for your help.