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Hastings Lacrosse Hopeful For Season

With more from the Youth Sports landscape in the Tri-County Area, KDWA Sports was able to catch up with Hastings Youth Lacrosse Board Member Michael Nogle on Wednesday, to get an update on the potential for a Summer Youth Lacrosse Season of some sort, beginning soon. As Nogle told KDWA Sports on Wednesday, the board …

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City COVID Case Numbers Released

The Dakota Board of County Commissioners has just received clearance from the Mn Department of Health to release COVID-19 case numbers broken down by city. According to information released by Commissioner Joe Atkins, the official number of COVID cases in Hastings is currently listed at 19. In comparison to other communities in the KDWA listening …

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Council Passes Assistance Request

On Monday evening, the Hastings City Council deliberated a resolution to allow temporary changes to city code to help local businesses reestablish customer flow and marketing opportunities in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Community Development Director John Hinzman laid out some of the key aspects of the request. Click here for audio     After …

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Aquatic Center Will Not Open

At Monday’s Hastings City Council meeting, the Council was asked to consider a request to close the Hastings Family Aquatic Center for the summer of 2020. Parks and Recreation Director Chris Jenkins provided the reasoning for the request. Click here for audio     The Council unanimously approved the request to close the Center for 2020, …

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Pierce Co. Fatal Accident

On Saturday, May 16th, at about 2:56 AM, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single vehicle crash on CTH C near 490th Avenue in Ellsworth Township. Scene investigation determined that a 2001 GMC Sierra pickup operated by Joe Hayes, 36 years old, of Ellsworth, was traveling southbound on County Highway C. The …

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Grants For WI Businesses

WI Gov. Tony Evers recently announced $75 million in assistance for small businesses as part of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s “We’re All In” initiative, a comprehensive effort to celebrate and help Wisconsin’s small businesses get back on their feet and support best practices to keep businesses, consumers, employees and communities safe. Funded largely by …

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Hastings Middle School Without Sports

We’ve talked quite a bit about the High School Athletes, and even the Youth Sports Teams over the past couple of weeks, but what about the kids caught right in the “middle”, at Hastings Middle School? Hastings Middle School Athletic Director Pete McGinnis joined KDWA’s Nick Tuckner on Tuesday to look at everything that has …

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HFD Puts New Boat Into Service

The Hastings Fire Department has placed a recently purchased inflatable boat into service. The boat replaces a small aluminum boat from the 1970s, and now Fire Department and EMS staff have improved ability to respond to calls on all 3 local rivers, and other small bodies of water. The new boat has a capacity to …

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Stoffel Takes New Position

Hastings Communiciations Coordinator Lee Stoffel has announced that she is leaving her position with Hastings to take a similar position with the City of Rosemount. According to the weekly City Newsletter, Lee began with Hastings in 2013 in a part-time role and became full time in 2018. During her seven years with the City she …

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Prairie Island Project Gets Funding

The Minnesota Senate recently passed legislation providing $25.8 million in funding for the state’s Renewable Development Account (RDA). The RDA provides funding to develop renewable energy projects throughout the state. The projects included in the 2021 fiscal year from the Renewable Development Account include $16 million to the Prairie Island Indian Community for its project …

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