Archive for Dassel

Dassel woman injured in single-vehicle crash

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – A Dassel woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday, March 2 at approximately 6:59 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Carmen Marie Luebke, 38, of Dassel was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix eastbound on Highway 12 at County Road 34 in Darwin Township when it went off the road to the right and struck the railroad tracks, according to the state patrol. The vehicle went airborne before coming to rest on the south side of the railroad tracks. Luebke was transported by Gold Cross Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the state patrol.

Newspaper office closed Friday, March 9

COKATO, MN – Due to staff training, the Enterprise Dispatch office in Cokato will be closed Friday, March 9. For immediate assistance that day, call (320) 485-2535.

Box office open for ‘Foxfire’

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The FungusAmongus Players of Dassel-Cokato have opened their online box office for “Foxfire”, the third of four productions for the 2017-18 season. “Foxfire” is a funny, charming, and heartbreaking story of an elderly widow who comes face-to-face with the gravitational pull of the changing world around her and the deep roots of her past.

Performances for “Foxfire” will be March 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 4 and 11 at 2 p.m. at the Dassel History Center and Ergot Museum, 901 1st Street, Dassel, MN 55325. The Saturday, March 10 show is a dinner theatre performance with a social hour beginning at 5 p.m.

To reserve tickets, visit, or find the FungusAmongus Players of Dassel-Cokato on Facebook.

Minnesota ranks second as ‘overall best state’

WRIGHT, MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – Which state is the best? According to the recent rankings from US News & World Report, it’s Iowa. Minnesota is closely behind at second place, followed by Utah, North Dakota, and New Hampshire.

The report measures more than 75 metrics, such as infrastructure, crime, health care, quality of life, government fiscal stability, economy, and opportunity. More weight was placed on some metrics than others.

At the bottom of the list was Louisiana. Others at the low end included Mississippi, New Mexico, West Virginia, and Alabama.

To see the full list, click here:

DCTV coach says students produce ‘a hybrid between Kare 11 news and Saturday Night Live’

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – Dassel-Cokato High School offers a trimester-long class that allows students to delve into their creativity, and mix it up with modern recording equipment.

The result is DCTV, a weekly TV feature crafted, created, and edited completely by small classes of approximately seven to 12 students

Read the full story in the Feb. 23 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online version of the paper.

Click here to watch DCTV episodes.

Olivia G. stopped near the lunch room to discuss the importance of school support staff with DC staff member Vinnie Pokornowski, and students Annika W. and Zada H.

Olivia G. stopped near the lunch room to discuss the importance of school support staff with DC staff member Vinnie Pokornowski, and students Annika W. and Zada H.

Dassel Twp. meeting moved to March 6

DASSEL, MN – The March Dassel Township meeting has been changed to Tuesday, March 6 at 10 a.m. instead of the second Tuesday of the month.

This is only a change for the month of March 2018.