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Saluting Those Who Serve

The Police Open House, held in the afternoon shadows on the East lawn of Hastings City Hall on Tuesday, was brimming with a collection of law enforcement, city staff, county dignitaries and many local families and residents who came to meet those who are responsible for protecting and serving the community. I spoke with Dakota …

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Brenny Named Top Teacher

The end of the school year means many things, summer plans, last concerts and the selection of the Teacher of the Year. For the Hastings teacher receiving this years nod, it was a matter of starting at the very beginning. Kindergarten teacher Tom Brenny was nominated along with 10 others by Education Minnesota-Hastings, the union …

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Wolfpack Update: Playoffs Underway

It has been a while since KDWA Sports last caught up with Park (Cottage Grove) High School Activities Director Phil Kuemmel, but he and KDWA’s Nick Tuckner caught up on Wednesday to discuss two new coaches, the Park Athena Award Winner, and all of the Spring Success, as the teams build towards playoffs, and of …

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Packers-Raiders At HHS Courts Thursday

The #2 Ranked Hastings Raiders Boys Tennis Team now knows who they will be playing in the Section 3AA Team Quarterfinals, on Thursday afternoon, at the Hastings High School Tennis Courts. The Raiders will host #7 South Saint Paul, as the Packers beat #10 Simley on Tuesday, 7-0. KDWA’s Nick Tuckner has more on the …

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Stamp Out Hunger Totals

Postal workers increased their loads over the weekend by collecting non-perishable food donations for the national Stamp Out Hunger campaign. Locally Hastings Family Service was the recipient of those collections. Resource Development Director Amy Sutton says donations this year were up by over a thousand pounds. Click here for audio    

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Tennis Earns #2 Overall Seed In 3AA

The Hastings Raiders Boys Tennis Team was seeded #2 Overall out of the 13-Team Section 3AA Field on Monday night, and now have a first round bye, as they prepare for the South Saint Paul-Simley winner, at home, on Thursday afternoon, at 4:00pm! Head Coach Mick Willette joined KDWA’s Nick Tuckner on Tuesday, to talk …

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Raiders Close Regular Season Wednesday

The Hastings Raiders Girls Softball Team is at 13-4-1 overall as they approach their final Regular Season game of the year on Wednesday, when they travel to Hill-Murray. Raider Assistant Coach Heather Maier joined KDWA Sports to talk about the Girls’ drive and dedication as they build towards playoffs. Click here for audio        

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National Honor Society Walk

A brisk walk on Saturday morning completed a busy year of projects and volunteering by the National Honor Society in Hastings. Their Walk-A-Thon, which began at 8AM was their way of encircling the community with a 3 mile procession beginning and ending at the Hastings High School. Among their many contributions this year was the …

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Principal Vortherms Talks Prescott Sports

KDWA Sports had a very special guest at this past Saturday’s Prescott Coaches Show at Ptacek’s, as Prescott High School Principal and Friend of KDWA, Dave Vortherms joined KDWA’s Nick Tuckner to talk about Spring Sports, and more! Click here for audio        

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Amateur Townball Weekend Recap

It was the first heavy weekend schedule of Amateur Baseball throughout the Tri-County Area, with the Hastings Hawks, Prescott Pirates, and Hampton Cardinals all in action on Sunday. The Miesville Mudhens and Lake City Serpents postponed their game on Sunday due to lack of players available. No reschedule date has been announced to KDWA. KDWA’s …

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