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Worn-out flags can be taken to Cokato City Hall

COKATO, MN – The Cokato American Legion Auxiliary is requesting that used, soiled or torn flags be taken to Cokato City Hall at 255 Broadway Ave. S. during business hours, where they will be stored until Flag Day (June 14).

At that time, the Cokato American Legion Post will conduct a proper, respectful disposal ceremony.

Red Rooster Foods offers organic, gluten-free, and natural choices

DASSEL, MN – At the beginning of every new year, people tend to think about “the new you,” and how to improve themselves with new goals, new lifestyles, and just – new.

Although many peoples’ motivation grows weary by the end of January, those looking to change their diet might find some renewed energy in the organic section at Red Rooster Foods in Dassel.

Didn’t know Red Rooster had that section? Well, it’s (also) fairly new. The first organic, natural, and gluten-free products hit the shelves at the end of August 2017, after local business owner Sundee Kuechle got to talking with Red Rooster Foods owners Cam and Mary Ryan.

Read the full story, including some of the products available, in the Feb. 9 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch, which is available for purchase at the Enterprise Dispatch office in Cokato. Click here to subscribe to the print and online version of the newspaper, and get access to past issues and current editions.

Cam and Mary Ryan are excited to be offering organic, natural, and gluten-free options at Red Rooster Foods in Dassel.

Cam and Mary Ryan are excited to be offering organic, natural, and gluten-free options at Red Rooster Foods in Dassel.

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office provides notice of release of predatory offenders

MEEKER COUNTY, MN – According to Minnesota Statute 253D.32, the Meeker County Sheriff is releasing information regarding two predatory offenders who are being released from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. Delbert Edward Tucker, DOB: 04/30/1953, and Allen Ray Barth, DOB: 08/13/1954, will be residing at a residence in the 23000 block of 570th Avenue, Litchfield Township, as of Feb. 23. Neither of these offenders is wanted by law enforcement at this time and both have served the sentence imposed on them by the court.

A Community Notification Meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Meeker County Courthouse Community Rooms, 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield. Representatives from the Department of Human Services – MN Sex Offender Program, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Meeker County Attorney’s Office will be available to provide useful information on public safety.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cupcake decorating at Cokato Public Library

PHOTO GALLERY – The Cokato Public Library hosted a cupcake decorating class Feb. 13 in honor of Valentine’s Day. Click here to see photos from the event. Select images will appear in the Feb. 16 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online version of the newspaper.

Layla Erickson wrote a special message on her cupcake.

Layla Erickson wrote a special message on her cupcake.

Cokato City Council to learn status of Cokato Museum’s lighting project

COKATO, MN – Cokato City Council will learn the status of the Cokato Museum’s lighting project during its Monday, Feb. 12 meeting. Other items on the agenda include reviewing/approving the Cokato Fire Department’s proposed 2019 budget, hearing the Cokato Public Library’s annual report, and reviewing/accepting a change order for the new Fire and Ambulance station. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Wright Co. to discuss strategic planning

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board during its Jan. 30 meeting scheduled a committee of the whole meeting to discuss strategic planning, budget, finance, and capital improvement.

The meeting will take place Monday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m.

Read the full story in the Feb. 9 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print or online edition.