Archive for Dassel

Meeker County house lost in insulation fire

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – A house fire in rural Eden Valley was reported Dec. 27 at 5:13 p.m., according to a press release from the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

The fire, located at 57700 340th Street of Manannah Township, resulted after homeowner Edward Holmgren, 56, tried thawing frozen pipes in his home and the insulation ignited.

There were no injuries, but the house was deemed a total loss.

The Eden Valley Fire Department and Litchfield Fire Department responded to the scene.

Last Minute Monday – Check Out the Local Deals!

LMM_graphic_300x210Support your local businesses on Last Minute Monday and get great deals as you finish checking off items on your gift list!  Mon., Dec.18



Newspaper office holiday hours

COKATO, MN – Enterprise Dispatch offices will be closed Fridays, Dec. 22 and 29 and Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 for holidays.

Check out ‘Last Minute Monday’ specials

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – It’s almost here – see the new local promotion for “Last Minute Monday” which will be Dec. 18. A number of local and area businesses are offering great deals for one final day to finish off your holiday shopping needs. See the large ad inside today’s newspaper. It’s also online at and available for sharing.

Blood drive in Dassel Wednesday

DASSEL, MN – The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive Wednesday, Dec. 20 from 1 to 7 p.m. at  Dassel Covenant Church. To schedule an appointment, visit or call Meribeth at (320) 275-3512.

Dickens holiday festival and concert Sunday

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dickens Holiday Festival and Concert will be Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Dassel-Cokato Performing Arts Center. Festival starts at 4:30 p.m.; concert at 6:30 p.m. Concert-only tickets are $15. Dinner, festival, and concert tickets are $20. Available at the Dassel-Cokato High School office, from DC music students, at The Cokato Marketplace, Red Rooster Foods, and Chuck’s Floral. Available until sold out.