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DR MCKENZIE HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COVID 19

Have you let your guard down when it comes to protecting yourself and others from Covid 19? Mo's interview with DR. MELODY McKENZIE you will hear some of the ramifications when we get careless with our health.

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HASTINGS ROTARY CLUB UPDATE

The Hastings Area Rotary Club is involved in many things in our community. In our interview, we get caught up with TOM MONTGOMERY and hear how the Rotarians are serving the city.

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LEARN ABOUT MONARCHS WITH CNC

Think you know a lot about monarchs? Probably not as much as Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center naturalist ABBEY HOLDEN. Get ready to learn!

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MEET DR ROBERT MCDOWELL NEW DISTRICT 200 SUPERINTENDENT

It's official! DR. ROBERT McDOWELL started as Superintendent of the Hastings Public School District.

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HASTINGS FAMILY SERVICE LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP

Your financial donations to Hastings Family Service are being matched this month! During our interview with Hastings Family Service Associate Director AMY SUTTON hear how you can help.

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THE HASTINGS YMCA IS REOPENING

The Hastings Area YMCA is open and so excited to see their members. In our interview with Membership Director MELISSA MORRIS learn what kinds of changes you can expect and what has stayed the same.

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HASTINGS FAMILY SERVICE LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP

Your financial donations to Hastings Family Service are being matched this month! During our interview with Hastings Family Service Associate Director AMY SUTTON hear how you can help.

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HASTINGS ROTARY CLUB UPDATE

The Hastings Area Rotary Club is involved in many things in our community. In our interview, we get caught up with TOM MONTGOMERY and hear how the Rotarians are serving the city.

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COUNCIL MEMBER TINA FOLCH ON EMERALD ASH BORER DISEASE

About 25% of the trees in Hastings are Ash. The little guy on the right is an Emerald Ash Borer and can be deadly to your Ash trees if left untreated. In our interview with Hastings City Council Member TINA FOLCH hear how treating trees and saving them is much less expensive that having a dead tree removed from your yard.

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PLEASANT HILL LIBRARY CURBSIDE PICKUP

What is better than reading a book on a summer day? JULIA CARLIS, Manager of the Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings wants you to know how easy and safe it is to check out and return books with their curbside pickup from. Learn all the ways to still utilize the library's services.

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IN THE GARDEN SHADE LOVING GARDENS

If your yard is shaded, take a few tips from our list of Shade Loving Plants featured on this show. Char covers annuals and perennial favorites

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LEARN ABOUT MONARCHS WITH CNC

Think you know a lot about monarchs? Probably not as much as Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center naturalist ABBEY HOLDEN. Get ready to learn!

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HFS DRIVE-UP FOOD SHELF

In Part 1 of our two-part interview with Hastings Family Service Associate Director AMY SUTTON, hear all the services still being provided to clients, like drive-up food shelf help. Call (651) 436-7134 for additional info on help available.

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LEARN ABOUT MONARCHS WITH CNC

Think you know a lot about monarchs? Probably not as much as Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center naturalist ABBEY HOLDEN. Get ready to learn!

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CHAMBER CHAT WITH KRISTY BARSE

Looking for some summer vacation ideas but want to play it safe and stay a little bit closer to home? KRISTY BARSE, Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau President shares some interesting "taycation treasures" in the Hastings, Prescott and surrounding areas.

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ORGANIC RECYCLING

As promised, LINDSAY ANDERSON - Minnesota Green Corp member serving the city of Hastings answers your questions about organic recycling.

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LEDUC UPDATE

The Historic LeDuc Estate in Hastings wants to share the good news that tours will open again to the public by appointment on July 9th. Hear more in our interview with LeDuc's Site Manager MARIAH RING.

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WHAT IS SEAQUEST

DAN and MO got to talk to a real kookaburra on air this morning! No worries if you missed it, tune in for our conversation with RICK GARDNER of SeaQuest of Roseville!

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DAKOTA COUNTY UPDATE WITH MIKE SLAVIK

In our monthly interview with the Chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK, we will learn about County offices and Services resuming regular operation, and an update on the vandalism of the Apple Valley Government Center. We also talk a bit about transportation projects.

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SUE SILBER & PAM COLLINS WITH EDINA REALTY SAY DON'T SWEAT IT

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins and Sue Silber say "don't sweat it." If you have a question for Sue or Pam you can call them at 651-437-2121 and ask for Sue or Pam, or e-mail to hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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DR MCKENZIE HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COVID 19

Have you let your guard down when it comes to protecting yourself and others from Covid 19? Mo's interview with DR. MELODY McKENZIE you will hear some of the ramifications when we get careless with our health.

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DAKOTA COUNTY RECEIVES $52 MILLION DOLLARS

In our monthly interview with the Chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK, the County is preparing to utilize $52 million allocated to the County from the federal CARES Act. Learn where the County will use the money.

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ANIMAL ARK UPDATE

Animal Ark Board Member PAUL HAGEN tells listeners about his new family members ROCKET and MOCHA and all the awesome dogs and cats just waiting for adoption at Animal Ark.

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JANE NEUMILLER-BUSTAD THE HKS MODEL

Helping Kids Succeed Director JANE NEUMILLER-BUSTAD, the HKS model may need to adapt to new school directives for conducting classes. We talk about how HKS will proceed. And the YES Team will be publishing short promotional videos to encourage other students to get involved.

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JANE NEUMILLER-BUSTAD TALKS FUNDRAISING AT UWH

Helping Kids Succeed Director JANE NEUMILLER-BUSTAD, United Way of Hastings is gearing up for their annual fundraising campaign, and it's not too late to donate for a banner. We also talk golf.

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DO YOU REMEMBER THE HISTORY OF THE FOURTH OF JULY

How well do you know the history of the Fourth of July? Probably not as well as this guy! SPENCER JOHNSON give us details we may have forgotten or never even learned!

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WHAT'S ON THE BALLOT IN THE HASTINGS PRIMARY ELECTION

There will be a primary election in the city on August 11th. Learn all the details in this In-depth interview with Hastings Deputy City Clerk ERICA HENDERSON to hear what's on the ballot.

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HOW WILL THE SCHOOL YEAR LOOK THIS FALL

What will the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year look like for students and teachers? No one knows for sure, but the Hastings School District is working behind the scenes to develop multiple scenarios in preparation for the Minnesota Department of Education's return to school decision in early August. In this interview with JEN REICHEL, Director of Teaching and Learning with Hastings Public Schools you will learn the details.

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ANIMAL ARK UPDATE

Animal Ark Board Member PAUL HAGEN tells listeners about his new family members ROCKET and MOCHA and all the awesome dogs and cats just waiting for adoption at Animal Ark.

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IN THE GARDEN WATER GARDENS

Water Gardening is the topic for today. Char offers tips for planting and planning a Whiskey Barrel Water Garden, perfect for patio or backyard features

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DR MCKENZIE HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COVID 19

Have you let your guard down when it comes to protecting yourself and others from Covid 19? Mo's interview with DR. MELODY McKENZIE you will hear some of the ramifications when we get careless with our health.

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HOW THE PANDEMIC HAS AFFECTED THE HASTINGS ART CENTER

In this interview with SARAH LOCKWOOD hear how the Hastings Arts Center has had to adapt their business practices because of the pandemic.

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DAKOTA COUNTY RECEIVES $52 MILLION DOLLARS

In our monthly interview with the Chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK, the County is preparing to utilize $52 million allocated to the County from the federal CARES Act. Learn where the County will use the money.

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DAKOTA COUNTY UPDATE WITH MIKE SLAVIK

In our monthly interview with the Chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK, we will learn about County offices and Services resuming regular operation, and an update on the vandalism of the Apple Valley Government Center. We also talk a bit about transportation projects.

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MN STATE SENATOR KARLA BIGHAM WITH AN UPDATE

Senator KARLA BIGHAM checked in for a review of the end of the MN Legislature's Special Session. She talked about CARES money for Counties, Towns, and Villages, the Supplemental Budget, and bonding.

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THE HOME RESULTS GROUP NEIGHBORHOODS IN HASTINGS

Greg Jablonske, and Juice Johnson from Home Results Group talk about "neighborhoods in Hastings." If you have a question for Greg, or Juice call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg,Juice with the Home Results Group, you can e-mail them at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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MENTAL HEALTH DURING THIS PANDEMIC

The Covid 19 pandemic has taken a toll on our psyches. In our discussion about this with Crocus Hill Counseling Center Licensed Therapist TOM ELLIS explains.

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LEDUC UPDATE

The Historic LeDuc Estate in Hastings wants to share the good news that tours will open again to the public by appointment on July 9th. Hear more in our interview with LeDuc's Site Manager MARIAH RING.

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WHAT IS SEAQUEST

DAN and MO got to talk to a real kookaburra on air this morning! No worries if you missed it, tune in for our conversation with RICK GARDNER of SeaQuest of Roseville!

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CHAMBER CHAT WITH KRISTY BARSE

Looking for some summer vacation ideas but want to play it safe and stay a little bit closer to home? KRISTY BARSE, Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau President shares some interesting "taycation treasures" in the Hastings, Prescott and surrounding areas.

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JOSH PRIGGE & PAUL DOUGLAS FORM COMPANY

Meteorologist PAUL DOUGLAS and 1999 HHS grad JOSH PRIGGE have formed a company called Climatrends to help businesses navigate the issues of climate change and sustainability.

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OLD TIME RADIO WITH BLACK DIRT THEATER

Did you get to hear the inaugural edition of Black Dirt Radio Theater? In our interview with troupe members THOMAS BONNEVILLE, SEAN JONES and ERIKA SASSEVILLE learn where the idea came from.

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MINISTERING DURING COVID-19

We continue our rotation of members of the Hastings Ministerial with PASTOR BRENT KOMPELIEN of New Life Evangelical Free Church.

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ORGANIC RECYCLING

As promised, LINDSAY ANDERSON - Minnesota Green Corp member serving the city of Hastings answers your questions about organic recycling.

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LEDUC UPDATE

The Historic LeDuc Estate in Hastings wants to share the good news that tours will open again to the public by appointment on July 9th. Hear more in our interview with LeDuc's Site Manager MARIAH RING.

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COMMUNITY ED HAS A FULL SCHEDULE

During our informative conversation with Hastings Community Education Director KARI GORR she updates listeners on Driver's Ed, Online Bingo, outdoor yoga and tai chi classes, the Thursday puzzle, book and game exchange and more!

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WHAT IS SEAQUEST

DAN and MO got to talk to a real kookaburra on air this morning! No worries if you missed it, tune in for our conversation with RICK GARDNER of SeaQuest of Roseville!

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IN THE GARDEN HERBS AND BLUES

HerbsAndBlues This In the Garden program has 2 timely topics-growing tasty fresh herbs and how to add beautiful blues to the view outside your window.

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LONELINESS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

There is a loneliness in our digital world that can only be replaced by physical human contact. In our interview with PASTOR BRENT KOMPELIEN of New Life Evangelical Free Church learn how the church is helping people overcome this loneliness.

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DISTRICT 200 SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

District #200 is ensuring that all school age kids will have enough to eat through their Summer Food Program. Learn more in our interview with Director of Food Service BRITTNEY HIRSCHAUER.

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JOSH PRIGGE & PAUL DOUGLAS FORM COMPANY

Meteorologist PAUL DOUGLAS and 1999 HHS grad JOSH PRIGGE have formed a company called Climatrends to help businesses navigate the issues of climate change and sustainability.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW KIT RUEDY

It's another edition of "Where Are They Now?" on KDWA and we feature KIT RUEDY, Hastings High School Class of 2014 and recent recipient of her Pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University!

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW KIT RUEDY

It's another edition of "Where Are They Now?" on KDWA and we feature KIT RUEDY, Hastings High School Class of 2014 and recent recipient of her Pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University!

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BBB SOCIAL MEDIA SCAMS

You know all those fun question and answer games that circulate on Facebook? They seem pretty innocent, but you are putting yourself at risk to scammers. In our interview with BAO VANG of the Better Business Bureau learn ways to protect yourself.

   

MAYOR MARY WITH COUNCIL RECAP

A big thank you to Hastings MAYOR MARY FASBENDER for our interview today recapping the most City Council Meeting.

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HASTINGS POLICE CHIEF BRYAN SCHAFER WITH PD UPDATES

In our monthly check in with the City of Hastings, Police Chief BRYAN SCHAFER actually came in to the studio to give an update on peaceful demonstrations, the retirement of Sgt. Mike Munson, summer programs, and the new K9 unit at HPD.

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CHAMBER CHAT WITH KRISTY BARSE

Looking for some summer vacation ideas but want to play it safe and stay a little bit closer to home? KRISTY BARSE, Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau President shares some interesting "taycation treasures" in the Hastings, Prescott and surrounding areas.

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FAITHWALK RETREATS 10 DAY CHALLENGE

JANAE BOWER, founder of Faithwalk Retreats invites listeners to take the 10 Day United in Heart Challenge.

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NURSING HOME VISITS HOW IS EVERYONE COPING

Only being able to see your loved one in the nursing home through a window visit is taking its toll on families, residents and caregivers alike. Hear from CHAPLAIN GORDON GATHRIGHT of Augustana/Cassia Health how everyone is coping.

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ALLERGIES OR COVID 19 LEARN THE DIFFERENCE

TROY ANDERSON, Coborn's Pharmacy Manager gives listeners advice on how to tell if you have seasonal allergies, a cold or symptoms of Covid 19.

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