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Friday, Feb. 3
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A new exhibit featuring quilts is on display at the Delano Library now until early March.

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Council organizes for 2023, proceeds with grant applications

Delano City Council held its organizational meeting during its special workshop Tuesday, Jan. 31. Councilmembers interviewed and appointed applicants to various city commissions, and assigned councilmembers to various commissions and committees.

Wright County SHIP offers free worksite wellness program

Wright County Public Health (WCPH) through the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) is looking to partner with businesses that want to strengthen workplace culture and offer more opportunities for employees to make healthier choices.

During the Delano Area Chamber of Commerce’s (DACC) January meeting, Kai Sin, a health promotion coordinator with WCPH, shared  various ways Wright County SHIP can help businesses with various health initiatives.

SHIP is a comprehensive health strategy coordinated across all of Minnesota's 87 counties and 10 tribal nations.

Traffic rerouted for a reported mental health incident in Montrose

After reports of a mental health incident in Montrose, drivers traveling along Hwy. 12 were rerouted Monday morning as a precautionary measure.

According to a press release from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Monday at approximately 08:03 a.m. the Wright County Communication Center received a call for a disturbance in the 100 block of Nelson Blvd. in Montrose. 

Information relayed by the caller to dispatchers was that an adult male at the residence had a firearm and may be threatening self-harm. An adult female and two juveniles who were initially in the home were able to leave the residence. 

Also this week:

Sammy Kershaw and Deana Carter have been announced as the headliners for this year's Rib Fest at B's on the River in July.

Here are this week's classified ads – events, for sale, services, real estate, rentals, employment, etc.

Rick Westrum
71, Dassel, 1/29/23

Neva Adickes
90, Delano, 1/26/23

Kenneth Barlau
88, Delano, 12/31/22

Sports Highlight
Delano girls basketball team keeps winning
Ad Specials
Lobster Tails $5.98 each at Marketplace Foods in Watertown

Now hiring at Mid-County Waverly

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