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Section 1B Playoffs, Miesville Hall Of Fame

In our Amateur Baseball update to open the week, KDWA’s Nick Tuckner breaks down the upcoming Section 1B Playoff Series between Miesville and Hastings, plus news on the 2014 Miesville Hall of Fame Inductees, Jim Pohl, and Bob Caneff. Click here for audio        

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So Far, So Good For HPR’s Vargas

Now three months in to his job at Hastings Parks and Recreation, Sports and Recreation Director Phil Vargas joined KDWA Sports at this past Saturday’s Hastings Coaches Show, to discuss his transition, and the fun he has had. Click here for audio        

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Relay For Life on August 1st

On Friday, August 1st, Relay for Life will take place in Hastings starting at 6pm at the High School. This event is to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running …

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AFS is Looking for Host Families in the Hastings Area

The American Field Service, better known as AFS, is currently looking for host families, for exchange students, in the Hastings area for the 2014-2015 school year. There are currently 25 students who require a host family in the East Metro area. These students come from all over the world. If you’re interested in being a …

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Dakot County Deputies Will Be Carrying Narcan On Duty

This Fall, Dakota County Deputies will be carrying around a drug call Narcan, while on duty. This drug is used in opioid overdoses to counteract life-threatening depression of the central nervous system and respiratory system, and allowing an overdose victim to breathe normally. Narcan is a non-addictive, prescription medication and only works if a person …

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Week In Review: Summer Winding Down

This edition of the KDWA Sports “Week In Review” looks back at not only the downswing of the 2014 Summer Sports Season with some of our youth teams, but also looked ahead to the start of Fall Sports, as in Prescott, we are just about one week away from the first football practices of 2014. …

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Hastings Country Club Rumors

Rumors are spreading around Hastings that Treasure Island has bought out the Hastings Country Club. According to the Country Club, these rumors are completely false and Treasure Island hasn’t even approached them or spoke to them about purchasing the business. The club is still open, doing business, and hosting events.    

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New Playground Coming To McAuliffe Elementary

The students at McAuliffe Elementary will have something to look forward to when the new school year rolls around on September 2nd. Even though the weather has not been cooperating much this summer, a new playground at McAuliffe Elementary is underway and is projected to be complete for the Fall of 2015. McAuliffe Principal, Matt …

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Igou, Cardinals, Ready For Fall Sports

Prescott High School Sports begin on August 4th, as Football begins their equipment handout and fitness testing, and Athletic Director Kyle Igou is excited to see all of the student-athletes, once again! Igou talked with KDWA Sports on Thursday to preview that ever-important first week! Click here for audio        

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Update to the Death of Carrie Olson

On April 5th, the body of Carrie Elaine Olson, of Davenport, Iowa, was found on a Ravenna Township resident’s property. Olson was last seen alive on December 28, 2013, at a 7-Eleven Gas Station in Rock Island, Illinois. On July 18, Timothy J. McVay, was taken into custody on the charges of First Degree Murder …

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