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Two drivers injured in Wright County crash

Delano, MN, Two drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Delano Tuesday, June 29 in the  afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP), 26-year-old Matthew Hendrickson of Cokato and 51-year-old Tamara Schaust of Delano were taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment.

The MSP said Schaust suffered life-threatening injuries. Hendrickson suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Highway 12 at Eaken Avenue Southeast.

Doug Ohman Uncovering and Saving History-Metal Detecting Workshop, Saturday, June 18

With the use of simple tools; a metal detector and camera, Doug has respectfully recovered and photographed artifacts that help us reconnect to our past. Come join Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m at Delano Friends of the Library in Delano.
He will share his experiences, photos, stories and actual relics that will help bring local history to life. Outside will be the workshop where you will pair up to look for buried treasure with real metal detectors provided by Mr. Ohman. For ages 6 and up. Limit 25 people. Registration required. A Legacy event.

O’Reilly Auto Parts opens its doors in Delano

May 16 marked the official opening of O’Reilly Auto Parts in Delano, with the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 14.
The decision to open a store in Delano was driven by the area’s population increase and location. The only other two stores in the area are Orono, which is 15 miles southeast of Delano, and Buffalo at 15 miles northwest.

Read the full story in this week’s newspaper.

Montrose woman running every road in Wright County

Like many of us, Montrose resident, Missie Jacobson, fell victim to boredom during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, Jacobson, who has been an active runner since she began running in 2013, discovered CityStrides, a website that helps runners keep track of the streets they’ve run in different cities. Tired of running the same daily loop and inspired by friends who’d completed similar running projects, Jacobson decided she would run every street in Wright County.

Read the full story in this week’s newspaper.

Anderson assists passage of living donor protections in Minnesota

Governor Tim Walz’s recent signing of the Living Organ Donor Protection Act (LDPA) into law wasn’t only a public victory, but also a personal victory for Delano resident Jen Anderson. Anderson, who is the chair of the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) Minnesota Board of Advisors, and a living organ donor, played a crucial role in getting the legislation passed through the Minnesota State Legislature, testifying in front of numerous committees in support of the LDPA, including both the Minnesota House and Senate Commerce Committees.

Read the full story in this week’s newspaper.

Delano Graduation 2022 Photo Gallery

Check out our coverage of Delano’s 2022 Graduation ceremony that took place Sunday, June 5.