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Senior Center Plans Drive Thru Thanksgiving Dinner

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on much of the year, but the Hastings Senior Center will not let Thanksgiving go down without a fight. Senior Center staff have planned a Thanksgiving Dinner to go for Center members, on Wednesday November 19th, from 3:30 to 4:30 PM, and Thursday, November 25th, from 11 AM …

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Dakota County In Testing Pilot Program

On Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced a pilot of the COVID-19 Test at Home saliva program. The pilot program began on Friday, and residents of Dakota County and two dozen counties or tribal nations will be able to order a saliva test online, and perform the test in the comfort of their own …

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Week In Review: Chilled Out Friday

It was another tough Friday night for our Hastings and Prescott Football Teams, with both squads losing to Conference Rivals, with Hastings dropping Week Three to South Saint Paul, 28-14, while the Cardinals were shut out at Somerset in Week 5, 26-0. KDWA’s Nick Tuckner and Dick Cragg have more on both games, and much …

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Dakota County Draws Election Night Attention

Election results coverage has identified counties across the nation to watch as indicators of candidate success in federal races. Dakota County Commissioner Joe Atkins recently told KDWA Radio that Dakota County will be one of those counties. Click here for audio     Commission Board Chair Mike Slavik commented on why the County will be watched. …

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Deer Hunts Planned For County Parks

Deer hunting season is underway in November, and hunts are planned at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Miesville Ravine Park Reserve and Spring Lake Park Reserve. Some park access will change for non-hunters during the hunting seasons. Look for signs in the three parks where hunting is permitted. Details are on the County hunting webpage, at …

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Rosemount Sets Preliminary Tax Levy

The City Council of Rosemount has approved a 1.23%, or $176,000 increase to the Operating Budget for the City. To fund this budget and the full operations of the City, a 3.53% increase is proposed to the tax levy. According to City staff, the City anticipates this to be one of the lowest increases among …

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Friday Preview: Raiders vs. Packers

With a preview of Friday night’s showdown between Hastings and South Saint Paul, now at HOME for the Raiders, Head Coach Dana Strain joined us for our Pre-Game Interview, which you can hear in its entirety in Friday’s Pre-Game Show! Let’s get in to the Week Three battle with the Packers! Click here for audio …

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Bubble Bursts For Raiders In Sections

The Hastings Raiders Girls Soccer Team ended their 2020 Season on the road at the Rosemount Dome, falling short of undefeated #1 Seed Rosemount, 6-1, ending their campaign at 6-4-2 overall, through a tough 12-game schedule. KDWA’s Nick Tuckner has the final recap of the Soccer Season. Click here for audio        

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Record Set For Early Snowfall Amount

Minnesota set a record for earliest snowfall of over 3 inches during the snowstorm of Tuesday evening. According to the National Weather Service, Hastings saw a snowfall total of 8 inches, which fell between mid-morning and early evening. City snow plows worked diligently to clear the streets, and on Wednesday, the snow began to melt …

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Dakota Electric Gives Grant To ISD 200

Dakota Electric Association provided the Hastings school district a generous donation from the unclaimed Dakota Electric’s capital credits fund. Dakota Electric awarded a total of $25,000 to the District, which will be used to support the district’s focused program of increased literacy for elementary students. The money will help the school district with curriculum, materials …

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