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Delano hosts first day of section wrestling team tournament Thursday

Matt Kane
Sports Editor
DELANO — The Delano wrestling team is hosting on the first day of the Section 2AA team tournament Thursday, Feb. 15.

The Tigers are the No. 2 seed for the tournament. They will host No. 7 Mankato West and No. 10 Waseca.

Mankato West and Waseca will wrestle against each other in the first round at 6 p.m. The winner gets Delano at 7:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals.

Also hosting Thursday are No. 1 Scott West, No. 3 Waconia, and No. 4 Watertown-Mayer.

The semifinals and championship rounds are Saturday, Feb. 17, at Tri-City United.

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St. Mary of Czestochowa breakfast Sunday, Feb. 18

Saint Mary of Czestochowa is hosting a french toast and waffle breakfast 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Feb. 18, in the church dining hall. Free will offerings accepted for the benefit of St. Mary’s Catholic Education Program. The event is sponsored by the Men’s Club and Delano Knight of Columbus.

Community read discussion Saturday, Feb. 17

The Delano United Diversity Task Force will host the second discussion session of the book “Waking Up White” 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Delano Senior Center. Chapters 29-46 will be discussed.

Mt. Olive Early Childhood Carnival Saturday, Feb. 17

Mt. Olive Lutheran School will host a free Early Childhood Carnival from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at 435 Bridge Ave. E., Delano. It will include snacks, games, an obstacle course, crafts, face painting, and sensory play for children 2-5.

DACC meeting Thursday, Feb. 15

Delano Area Chamber of Commerce’s general membership meeting will include a legislative preview with Sen. Bruce Anderson and Rep. Joe McDonald 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Delano City Hall, 234 Second St. N. The 2018 DACC Business of the Year will also be announced. RSVP by the end of business Tuesday to


Officer being sworn in Tuesday, Feb. 13

West Hennepin Public Safety Department will host a public swearing-in ceremony for Officer Cody Thompson at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Independence Community Center, 1920 County Rd. 90. The ceremony will take place during a joint meeting between the Independence and Maple Plain city councils. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served.