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Prescott Women Killed

Early Saturday morning was the scene of a fatal accident just South of Hudson, Wisconsin. Officers were called to the accident scene on County F near Riverview Drive in Troy South of Hudson to find Joshua D. Sykora, 34, of Hastings lying in the median. Skyora was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with Brooke A. Baker, …

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Downtown Construction Progress

Construction work continued on the downtown streets in Hastings last week. After another week of work on the Riverfront Renaissance, crews completed all of the underground utility work within the intersection of Ramsey & 2nd Street, which included a reconfiguration of storm sewer pipes and a fire hydrant replacement. Before the Saturday Night’s Cruise-In, workers …

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Grand Jury Clears Officers

Another update in news from this spring of an internal investigation by a grand jury in the use of deadly force by three Burnsville Police officers in the shooting of Map Kong, of Chaska. The office of Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced the findings on Tuesday. The March 17th incident unfolded at a McDonald’s …

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Hastings Hit and Run Connection

The Minnesota State Patrol released information on Monday afternoon that two residents of Hastings have been arrested in the hit and run incident that took place on June 10th near Lake Mille Lacs. Ten year old Caylin Donovan of Lake Park was walking along an Aitkin County road when she was struck by a vehicle …

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Kitty Rhoades Passing

A former champion of several major health related legislation, Wisconsin Department of Health and Human services Secretary Kitty Rhoades, passed away after a brief struggle with pneumonia. Rhoades, who served the city of Hudson for many years as the director of their Chamber of Commerce, led in the creation of several efforts including the St. …

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Vargas On Kittenball, All-Conference News

With more Sports from the week, KDWA Sports was able to catch up with Hastings Parks and Recreation Coordinator Phil Vargas on the upcoming Hastings Rivertown Days Kittenball Tournament, plus news on all of the Hastings High School All-Conference Athletes from the 2016 Spring Sports Season! Click here for audio           

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Wolfpack Wrap Up Wonderful Year

Park High School Activities Director Phil Kuemmel also joined KDWA Sports for a 2015-16 School Year Recap on the Wolfpack Teams, and Athletes. It was another great year in Cottage Grove, according to Kuemmel, who joined us prior to Summer Vacation! Click here for audio        

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Hastings AD Johnson Set For Retirement

Longtime Hastings High School Athletic Director Tom Johnson will be calling it a career at the end of the Summer, and he joined KDWA’s Nick Tuckner for one final interview, as we close out the 2015-16 School Year. Click here for audio        

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Season Recap: Raider Girls Track

The Hastings High School Girls Track and Field Season was deemed a success by Head Coach Greg Sandkamp, who joined KDWA Sports to open the week, with a 2016 Season Recap Interview! The Raiders wrapped the season up with a large handful of All-Conference Athletes, and are looking forward to numerous girls coming back for …

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Prescott Historic Bell And Clock

In travels from another story on Saturday, I literally drove past this next bit of local news. At the entrance to the City of Prescott a stately brick clock tower stands watch over the corner, providing the time on four giant clock faces mounted in round windows about 30 feet from the ground. As I …

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