Archive for Happenings

Race task force meeting Tuesday, April 25

DELANO, MN – From 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, there will be a meeting at Delano City Hall sponsored by the Delano Area Clergy to address combating any and all types of discrimination in the community.

There are already numerous people committed to joining this group to address this issue in the community.

This is their first meeting to plan, discuss, and network. This will not be an open forum. The purpose of the meeting will be the formation of the “task force”, deciding when and how to meet, collecting resources, and networking with other like-minded people who want to root out discrimination in the community.

The full agenda has not yet been finalized.

Mock car crash at DHS Thursday

Delano High School will stage a mock car crash for 11th and 12th grade students Thursday, April 20. This mock car crash will take place in back of Delano Middle/High School beginning at 10 a.m. Delano citizens should be aware that emergency vehicle sights and sounds will be seen and heard throughout the town of Delano that morning.
This mock car crash will bring awareness to students about the serious consequences of distracted driving while operating a motor vehicle, and is a coordinated effort between the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Wright County Emergency Management, Ridgeview Ambulance, North Memorial Air Care 4, Safe Communities of Wright County, Hickman’s Service and Delano Fire and Rescue. If this event must be cancelled due to inclement weather, the alternate date for the mock car crash is Friday, April 21.

Cub Scout cake auction Monday, April 24

SPONSORED POST. Delano Cub Scout Pack 273 will host its annual Cub Scout cake auction Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Delano High School cafeteria. Proceeds fund overnight Cub Scout summer camp and other various activities for the boys. Each year, the pack participates in many events to support the community.
Bidder registration will be open 6 to 6:50 p.m., a short Pack meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m., where several boys will receive awards; and the live auction will start at 7 p.m. For more information, contact

‘Bee Lawns’ with Mary Meyer Thurs., April 20

SPONSORED POST. A Big Woods Garden Club presentation on “Bee Lawns” by Mary Meyer, University of Minnesota horticulturist, will be Thursday, April 20, 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 201 Buffalo St, Delano. Learn how to help our struggling bee populations. Open to the public at no charge.

State of the County at Thursday’s DACC meeting

DELANO, MN — The Delano Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking RSVPs for Thursday’s general membership meeting for the State of Wright County presentation featuring Sheriff Joe Hagerty and Commissioner Charlie Borrell.

The meeting will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Delano City Hall (234 Second St. S).

Individuals are encouraged to arrive early to network with other members.

RSVPs are due by the end of the business day Tuesday, April 18.

The price is $10 for lunch, payable to the DACC. Punch cards can be purchased by contacting the DACC office.

Email so the hosts can prepare food accordingly. If you do not intend to eat lunch, or are late in reserving lunch, you are still welcome to attend with the understanding there may not be extra lunches available. We only order the number of lunches reserved.

Women of Song visiting Watertown

The Watertown Area Fine Arts Council presents Women of Song, a choral concert celebrating earth and nature, on Sunday, April 23 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The concert begins at 3 pm.

Musical selections are designed to uplift, entertain, and inspire.

A free-will offering will be collected. For further information, call (952) 955-0617.