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Two injured in Friday crash near Cokato

Two people were hurt following a crash in Wright County Friday morning, WJON reported.

The incident happened around 10:15 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 12 and Quimby Avenue in Cokato.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 65-year-old Donna Manthi, of Litchfield, was heading east on Highway 12 and collided with another vehicle heading west.

Manthi was taken to Litchfield Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the second vehicle, 51-year-old Shawn Stai of Dassel, was taken to Hutchinson Hospital also with non-life threatening injuries.

Cokato approves ambulance fee increases

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Cokato City Administrator Brad Potter noted that ambulance costs continue to increase. He proposed fee adjustments to help the city keep up with the increases.
Mileage would increase from $21 to $27 per loaded mile.

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Local physical therapists offer cool advice about how to walk more safely on the ice

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Residents of Cokato Manor and Dassel’s Lakeside Assisted Living have a leg up if they are unfortunate enough to tumble on the ice.
Each facility has a seasoned physical therapist on staff, able to assist people in their recovery.

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Empty Bowl leads to full hearts for event organizers

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Jena and Aron Levandowski of Dassel knew they wanted to host their second Empty Bowl event right after they completed their first several years ago.
The couple, owners of Levandowski Pottery, began planning the 2023 event in December of 2022. Despite their busy schedule, Jena said picking the March 12 date was the easiest part. Next, she said, came making the bowls.

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DHC welcomes sign historian; Gear Daddies’ Martin Zellar March 24

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The Dassel History Center (DHC) continues to offer area residents various entertainment options.
Tomorrow, people can wax nostalgic by attending a morning program about some classic advertising.

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Townships to hold annual meetings and elections on Township Day March 14

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Known as Township Day, these annual meetings are held every year on the second Tuesday in March and set townships apart from other forms of local government.

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