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Dassel council schedules special meeting to consider temporary liquor license

DASSEL, MN – The Dassel City Council has scheduled a special meeting Wednesday, Oct 3 at 7 p.m.

The only item on the agenda is consideration of a temporary liquor license for the Cokato Dassel Lions Club on the following dates: October 12, 13, 14, 19 and 20; pending the receipt of all required paperwork.

Cokato Council to discuss old fire hall tonight

COKATO, MN – The Cokato City Council has called a special meeting for this evening, Tuesday, Sept. 25 to further discuss the old fire hall located on Jenks Avenue. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. in the council chambers at Cokato City Hall.

Look for coverage in the Sept. 28 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch. Click here to subscribe to the print and online edition.

Pedestrian hit by car in Cokato

COKATO, MN – A woman from Cokato sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 12 in Cokato Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

Authorities responded to the accident at 12:12 p.m. at mile post 117, just east of Sunset Avenue. Road conditions were wet at the time.

The pedestrian, identified as Rebecca Marie Kersey, 59, of Cokato, was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The state patrol reported that she had been hit by a 2006 Mercury Milan that had been traveling east on Highway 12.

The driver, Rebecca Ann Hendrickson, 21, of Dassel, was not injured. Hendrickson was wearing her seat belt, and the air bag was not deployed.

Local improv group to perform ‘3rd Time’s a Charm’ Sept. 28

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – Inspired by the show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” the local comedy group No Lines Improv is kicking off its third season with its premiere, “3rd Time’s A Charm” at the Center for the Arts in Hutchinson Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m.

The show is rated PG-13, and is expected to last an hour. Each show is comprised of a series of games that are heavily driven by suggestions from the audience.

A free-will donation will be collected at the door.

Look for the full story in the Friday, Sept. 21 edition of the Herald Journal.


Cokato City Council schedules special meeting to discuss fire hall

COKATO, MN – The Cokato City Council will conduct a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 to discuss the old fire hall building on Jenks Ave. SW. This is the only item on the agenda.

Cokato council to review preliminary budget and levy

COKATO, MN – The Cokato City Council will review the city’s preliminary budget and levy during its Monday, Sept. 10 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include code violations, zoning matters, discussion regarding a fire hall building, discussion of the city’s manufactured home ordinance, more.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.