Archive for Cokato

Bridge Work Complete on Co. Rd. 4 in Cokato Township

COKATO TOWNSHIP, MN –The Wright County Highway Department has announced that bridge repair work on Co. Rd 4 in Cokato Township over the Crow River has been completed ahead of schedule.

Work on the bridge began Monday, May 10 and was expected to be closed to traffic for two weeks. However, the work was completed sooner than expected and, as of 1 p.m. today, the bridge has re-opened to traffic.

A to Z mental health walk/run

The fifth annual walk/run to help raise awareness for mental health issues will take place Saturday, May 22 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Course Route D-C Trail. Registration costs $25 and will occur before the event at 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

Proceeds will benefit the A to Z Mental Health Scholarship Fund for area students pursuing a career in the mental health field. The first 100 participants will recieve custom A to Z socks.

End of an era: Powers to retire June 30

FOR SUBSCRIBERS:

Dassel-Cokato Superintendent Jeff Powers is retiring June 30. But he’s not planning to go far. “When we moved to Dassel-Cokato it was because we could not find a house anywhere else,” he said. “It turned out to be home for us.”

Subscribers have full access to this article and more by clicking here. Subscriptions start as low as $1.50 for a two-day subscription, the same price as a newspaper on a newsstand.

Cokato City Council approves fines for those who have yet to have water meters installed

FOR SUBSCRIBERS:

The Cokato City Council approved a fine of $100 to be assessed to businesses or homeowners that fail to comply with having a new water meter installed at their property at its meeting Monday night. The city is paying to upgrade all businesses and homeowners with new water meters that can be read remotely.

Subscribers have full access to this article and more by clicking here. Subscriptions start as low as $1.50 for a two-day subscription, the same price as a newspaper on a newsstand.

Local woman celebrates her 101st birthday

FOR SUBSCRIBERS:

Elaine Peterson was born Wednesday, May 5, 1920, and Wednesday, May 5, 2021, she turned 101 years old.

Subscribers have full access to this article and more by clicking here. Subscriptions start as low as $1.50 for a two-day subscription, the same price as a newspaper on a newsstand.

A to Z mental health walk/run

DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The fifth annual walk/run to help raise awareness for mental health issues will take place Saturday, May 22 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Course Route D-C Trail. Registration costs $25 and will occur before the event at 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.
Proceeds will benefit the A to Z Mental Health Scholarship Fund for area students pursuing a career in the mental health field. The first 100 participants will receive custom A to Z socks.