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Dassel Area Historical Society annual meeting

Dassel Area Historical Society
annual meeting January 24
The Annual Meeting of the Dassel Area Historical Society will be Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, 10 a.m. at the Dassel History Center. Trustees and officers will be elected; a review of 2022 will be presented, and other business will be conducted.
Anyone interested in the DAHS or serving on the board of trustees is encouraged to attend the meeting.
Contact Carolyn Holje, museum director, 320-275-3077, dahs@dassel.com for more information or to sign up to be on the ballot for the board of trustees’ election.
Refreshments will be served.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch, Jan. 13 and 20, 2023. |

Darwin Township fire destroys house

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a house fire Jan. 10, at 1:48 a.m., in the 65200 block of 225th Street in Darwin Township. Meeker County deputies, Litchfield Fire, Dassel Fire, and Mayo Ambulance responded to the scene. The home sustained severe damage and may be a total loss. It was believed the fire started outside in a garbage can, and then spread to the house. No injuries were reported. The home is owned by Cooper Barrick, 35, of Litchfield.

Darwin muni sells to neighbor; combination business planned

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Darwin’s municipal liquor store is officially in new hands.
Gaarder’s 66, Inc., which is owned by Dave Rahn and Marle Gaarder, closed on the municipal property Dec. 30, 2022. All documents of the sale became effective Jan. 1, 2023.

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Dassel’s Dawn Gillman featured in Alpha News interview

New State Representative for District 17A, Dawn Gillman of Dassel, was the subject of an interview by Liz Collin on Alpha News Monday.

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SALT Team combines STEM concepts, Legos, and learning

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If someone you know recently unwrapped a gift containing Legos, you should know that person received much more than some multi-colored building blocks.

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Foreign exchange student remembers first year of DC High School, and the Harkman family,with fondness

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When Dassel-Cokato High School first opened 50 years ago, incoming students no longer knew all of their classmates.

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