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Water Main Break Repaired

A water main break reported early Friday morning was quickly repaired by Hastings Public Works. On Friday, KDWA News spoke with Public Works Director Nick Eggers, who reported on the progress of the repairs. Click here for audio     He also revealed the age and composition of the water main. Click here for audio     …

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Hastings Council Suspends Activities

At a special Hastings City Council meeting on Thursday, City Administrator Dan Wietecha asked the City Council to cancel all City sponsored activities and all activities taking place at City facilities through May 31, 2020, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. During deliberations the Council discussed why May 31 was chosen, following the Governor’s orders for …

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Senior Center Closes

In following with the school schedule, the Hastings Senior Center will be closed through Friday, May 1. Senior Center staff are hoping together they can help keep the virus from spreading. According to Senior Center Coordinator Laurie Thrush, the Center will only open when it is safe for members to be back together. At this …

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OSEL Blood Drive Scheduled

Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 400 West 9th St. will host at Blood Drive, on Monday April 20th, from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM, and Tuesday April 21st, from 1 to 7 PM. Right now, American Red Cross faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this …

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State Legislature Acts On More Funding

The State Senate has passed a $330 million relief package for the COVID-19 outbreak. Senator Karla Bigham explains. Click here for audio     Hear more from Senator Bigham on Community In Depth, only on KDWA. Click here for audio    

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Hastings Legion Ready To Serve You

Another essential business in Hastings that will be keeping us fed throughout our current situation, is the American Legion, downtown along the river, serving some of the best food in town, and Assistant Manager Andrew Swanson joined KDWA’s Nick Tuckner on Friday, talking about business since Curbside Service began, the menu, some great deals on …

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Water Main Break In Hastings

Early Friday morning, a 10 inch water main ruptured under Pleasant Drive, between 4th Street and Featherstone Road. KDWA spoke with Public Works Superintendent Mark Peine about the break. Click here for audio      Peine also assured local residents that their water supplies should be fine. Click here for audio     Crews worked diligently and …

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Water Main Break In Hastings

Early Friday morning, a 10 inch water main ruptured under Pleasant Drive, between 4th Street and Featherstone Road. KDWA spoke with Public Works Supervisor Mark Peine about the break. Click here for audio      Peine also assured local residents that their water supplies should be fine. Click here for audio     Crews worked diligently and …

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Search For Superintendent Narrows

The search for a permanent Superintendent of ISD 200 continues, and an initial pool of 25 applicants has been whittled down to 6 finalists. School Board Chair Kelsey Waits explained the process. Click here for audio     Even with current restrictions in place for the COVID-19 outbreak, the School Board expects to complete the process …

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Mellick Announces Grant Program

United Way of Hastings has initiated a Resource and Recovery Grant program for businesses in the Hastings area impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Executive Director Mari Mellick provided the details on applying for a grant. Click here for audio     UWH also seeks donations to the fund. Click here for audio Click here for audio

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