Paul Youngquist presents the preliminary facility improvement plan at Monday’s Dassel-Cokato School Board meeting.
Due to safety concerns, new lighted crosswalk signs and radar speed signs will be installed at crosswalk locations along Highway 12 in Cokato.
Kindergarteners at Cokato Elementary School celebrated Muffins for Moms and Donuts for Dads May 10. Luke and Danielle Mattson had fun playing games with their daughter, Elora Mattson, during the event.
Here's a look at two of the top stories in the May 17 paper:
Preliminary facility improvement plan presented at DC special board meeting Paul Youngquist from Architects Rego and Youngquist (ARY) presented the preliminary facility improvement plan at a special Dassel Cokato school board meeting Monday. The presentation provided an overview of several major areas of improvement, including the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department, the Alternative Learning Center (ALC), the high school administration department, the music department, and the recreation facility. The estimated cost for the proposed improvements totals $30,354,100. Youngquist explained that these proposed improvements can be prioritized and implemented over several years.
Cokato resident expresses concern about crosswalk safety During the open forum at the Cokato City Council meeting Monday, resident Agnes Fellinger voiced her concern about the crosswalk designs on Highway 12. She said she believed the current signs are not visible enough, and described a recent personal experience when she spotted an oncoming vehicle whose driver appeared unaware that two people were crossing the street.