Archive for Happenings

Emmer hosting telephone town hall Wednesday, Feb. 24

OTSEGO, MN – Today, US Rep. Tom Emmer announced that he will be holding a telephone town hall from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. He will be joined by Dr. Daniel Bittman, Superintendent of Independent School District 728. The call-in number for the meeting is 855-962-1252.

Free food distribution Tuesday, Feb. 9

Boxes of fresh produce and dairy products will be available for drive-through pickup on a first-come, first-served basis at the following area sites beginning at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Locations include:

• Light of Christ Lutheran Church, 3976 County Line Rd SE, Independence

• Montrose United Methodist Church, 230 Center Ave.

• Our Father’s Lutheran Church, 3903 Gilbert Ave., Rockford

Appropriate distancing and COVID-19 mitigation practices will be employed.

Small Business Relief Grant deadline Monday, Feb. 8

BUFFALO, MN – The deadline for Wright County-based small businesses to apply for Small Business Relief Grant funding has been extended. The deadline to submit an application is 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8. Small businesses that have been impacted by Executive Orders from the governor’s office are eligible for up to $20,000 in Small Business Relief Grant funds.

The application portal is located on the main page of the Wright County website under the “Business Relief Grant Application” tab on the left side of the page.

Free newspaper in digital format for Dec. 25

The Dec. 25 edition of the Delano Herald Journal, published today, is in digital-only format and is available FREE to everyone, including non-subscribers.
CLICK HERE to enjoy the paper. Merry Christmas!


Delano DeLIGHTS goes through Thursday, Dec. 31

DELANO, MN – The inaugural Delano DeLIGHTS contest is underway through Thursday, Dec. 31. Visit for a map and to vote for your three favorite displays.

Blood drive Monday, Dec. 21

DELANO, MN – Delano American Legion Post 371, located at 240 Babcock Blvd. W., will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21. Donors will receive a coupon for free Culver’s frozen custard. Visit for more information.