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ST PHILIP'S 17TH ANNUAL BAKE SALE SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23RD

KDWA was thrilled to hear more about the 17th Annual Bake Sale and Soup Lunch on Saturday, November 23rd from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm at St. Philip's Church in Hastings. Get the detainl with our conversation with DAVID WEISSER and MARGARET GODDERSTAD.

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AUTHOR BRIAN FREEMAN IN TOWN

New York Times best selling author of psychological thrillers BRIAN FREEMAN stopped in to KDWA to invite the public to the November Bookstube at the Bierstube event on Thursday, November 21st! Come for dinner on your own at 5:30 pm and a Brian will speak at 6:30.

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LADIES NIGHT OUT IN PRESCOTT TOIGHT

Looking for a fun way to get a jump on your Holiday shopping? Don't miss Ladies Night in Prescott this Friday night 5:00-8:00 pm. In our interview with Prescott Chamber Coordinator CASEY JOHNSON you will learn all the details

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ONCE IN A LIFETIME AT HHS AUDITORIUM THIS WEEKEND

Don't miss Hastings High School's performances of "Once In A Lifetime", playing Nov 15 (7:00 pm), Nov 16 (7:00 pm) and Nov 17 (2:00 pm) at the HHS Auditorium. Hear all the details from cast members NATE KLINGNER, NATHAN SCHINDLER, ELIANA LAWRENCE and Director MOLLY McELROY. Tickets available at the door.

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HFS GOBBLEGAIT

In for part 1 of our conversation with MADDIE MILLIREN and CHRIS KOOP of Hastings Family Service as we discuss Give to the Max Day, Gobblegait and the many other upcoming events being planned in the next few weeks to benefit Hastings Family Service.

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HFS TAKING HOLIDAY APPOINTMENTS

Do you or someone you know need help with gifts or food this Holiday season? If you live within the District 200 school boundaries, Hastings Family Service is taking reservations for appointments at (651) 437-7134. In part 2 of our interview with CHRIS KOOP and MADDIE MILLIREN you will learn the details.

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ITG THANKSGIVING TIME

This time on In the Garden, host CHAR SCHAAR invites listeners to celebrate Thanksgiving. Topics include selecting seasonal plants for the tabletop to using dried materials to add to your holiday decor. A special bonus is another of Char's delicious recipes, Pecan Carmel Pumpkin Cheesecake!

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YMCA PROGRAMMING

An update on all the great programming going on at the Hastings Area YMCA from TRACY SPINKS.

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IS YOUR FURNACE SAFE

TIM FIGGE stopped in to warn listeners about having their furnace checked for issues with the secondary heat exchanger. Tune in for his remarkable story.

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KARI GORR, STEPHANIE BECKEN, AMY SCHAFFER FROM COMMUNITY ED FILLS IN FOR TIM COLLINS

Hastings Community Ed Staff filling in for Tim Collins, talk about the following subjects:

- talks about the filled up community turkey bingo event

- Letters from Santa on website before 12/24

- the walk path at the High school is only $15 good until June, hours 6:30 am until 10:00 pm, check the website for changes

- annual senior Thanksgiving dinner on 11/21

- kids campus is open during school closings, sign up deadline is approaching

- early childhood catalog, coming out about mid December

Kari, Stephanie and Amy are joined by Auggie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson when the subject turns to sports.

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CHRISTY UNDBY-HILL THE SPRING MARKET

Christy Lundby-Hill talks about, the spring market If you have a question for Christy you can call (651) 216-4676 or any of the Lundby Team at (651) 437-2121, you can e-mail them at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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UWH'S ANNUAL CAMPAIGN PART 1

Part 1 of KDWA's two part interview with outgoing United Way of Hastings board member STODDARD CRANE we discuss his time on the board, and UWH's Annual Campaign. Only on KDWA Radio.

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UWH'S ANNUAL CAMPAIGN PART 2

Part 2 of KDWA's two part interview with outgoing United Way of Hastings board member STODDARD CRANE we discuss his time on the board, and UWH's Annual Campaign. Only on KDWA Radio.

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AREA VETERANS DAY SCHEDULE

GEORGE JONES and LOU PLEVELL of VFW Post #1210 give a full schedule of events to commemorate Veterans Day in the KDWA listening area.

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VETERANS WITH PTSD

As we lead up to Veterans Day this weekend, KDWA talks to JOHN BERRY, attorney, Army Veteran, author and champion of veterans with PTSD.

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LUMIN THEATER LAB'S TARTUFFE

Don't miss (lumin)theater lab's performances of "Tartuffe" playing at Eye Candy REFind in Downtown Hastings. During our interview with company members KELLI TATUM and KAITLYN WEBER you will hear the details.

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ITG AFRICAN VIOLETS

Host CHAR SCHAAR loves to gared inside and out.. This time she shares her passion and secrets for successful African Violets. From care and light requirements to finding out just how easy it is to start new plants.

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MAX BITTERMAN CALL IN

If you missed our live call-in show with Dog Relater MAX BITTERMAN and OHANA. Here is a replay.

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Today we are featureing both here on the internet and on-air all 8-candidates that are running for the 4 open seats on Hastings School District 200 board. Just "click" on the candidate(s) you would like to learn more about. Thank you to all the candidates for joining KDWA for these In Depths.

Brian Davis

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Melanie Peters

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Jessica Gelhar

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Lisa Hedin-Incumbent

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Robert Halberg

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Stephanie Malm

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Andrew Trembath

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Becky Kranz-Biessel

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MARK ZUZEK WHERE IS HE NOW

It's another edition of "Where Are They Now?? featuring MARK ZUZEK, the current Superintendent of ISD 917! Learn what he has been up to in the last two years.

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HOW TO HELP YOUR DOG FEEL SAFE & SECURE

Does your dog suffer from anxiety? In our conversation today with Dog Relater MAX BITTERMAN he gives advice on what we can do to help our dogs feel safe and secure!

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SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE ANDY TREMBATH

School board candidate Andy Trembath talks about the reason he is running for Hastings School District 200 school board. Mr Trembath discusses mental illness, budgets and working with board members, teachers, unions and citizens in finding common ground.

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IN THE GARDEN EASY HOUSE PLANT CHOICES

As the outdoor garden fades, CHAR SCHAAR provides some choices for easy houseplants for busy lives. Some topics include selection, care, soil types and humidity for Peace Lilies, Sansavaria, Pothos and cactus and succulents. Keep growing all year long!

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE MELANIE PETERS

Hastings School District 200 school board candidate talks about all the experience, and a truely "outside" prespective to the Hastings school board. As a resident of Hastings Melanie talks about her experience of running a small town as past mayor of New Trier along with being a licensed K-6 instructor with 19 years of experience developing and delivering STEM curriculum to students across the Metro area.

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WHERE DO YOU VOTE ON NOVEMBER 5TH

District 200 School Board elections are Tuesday, Nov 5th. In this In-Depth you will learn where to vote and what all will be on the ballot from DEANNA WERNER, Coordinator of DistrIct Services.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW WITH PASTOR RALPH OLSEN

It's another addition of "Where Are They Now" as we catch up with Pastor Ralph Olsen and hear about his new latest venture as a Certified Celebrant with a consortium of Twin Cities Funeral Homes.

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LEARN HOW TO RECYCLE

Do you know the correct way to recycle? In our interview with Minnesota Green Corp Member LINDSEY ANDERSON, who is working with the City of Hastings until next summer.

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DONATION OF 54 ACRES TO SCHOOL DISTRICT 200

Hastings School District 200 Superintendent Tim Collins talks about the following subjects:

- The donation of 54-acres of land by Vermillion MN to the Hastings School District

- Various awards the district and employees have received

Tim is then joined by Auggie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson when the subject turning to sports.

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WHAT UPDATES EFFECT VALUES

Greg Jablonske & Wayne Beisse from Home Results Group talk about "what updates effect value, what are buyers looking fo? If you have a question for Greg at 651-248-0366 or wayne at 612-599-5534 or (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg, Wayne or the Home Results Group, you can e-mail them at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE MELANIE PETERS

Hastings School District 200 school board candidate talks about all the experience, and a truely "outside" prespective to the Hastings school board. As a resident of Hastings Melanie talks about her experience of running a small town as past mayor of New Trier along with being a licensed K-6 instructor with 19 years of experience developing and delivering STEM curriculum to students across the Metro area.

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE BRIAN DAVIS

School board candidate Brian Davis talks about the reason he is running for Hastings School District 200 school board. Mr Davis discusses declining enrollment, budgets and working with board members, teachers, unions and citizens in finding common ground. During this interview you will learn the passion Mr Davis has for this community and the school district.

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE STEPHANIE MALM

Hastngs School Board Candidate Stephanie Malm talks with KDWA about her extensive military experience, education along with why this will make her a good candidate to fill one of the open seats on the School District 200 school board.

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE JESSICA GELHAR

Hastings School District 200 School Board Candidate JESSICA GELHAR stopped in the KDWA studios to share her reasons for running for a seat on the school district board.

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FREE SEMINAR TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5TH

Podiatrist DR. ALEX SCHOLL will give a FREE presentation called "Stepping Up Your Foot Care" on Tuesday, November 5th at 5:30 pm in the lower level conference room at Regina Hospital. Register by calling (651) 404-1104. In the KDWA interview with Regina Foundation Board member JOE HARRIS you will learn the details.

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DOC OF THE TOWN HAS BIG NEWS

It's another installment of "Doc of the Town" with host DR. GARRICK OLSEN where we discuss Botox and fillers as he shares the exciting news that he is practicing Esthetic Medicine at The Vue in downtown Hastings and will be there next on November 16th.

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2019 CLASS AA STATE CHAMP MARCHING BAND

Hear insights into the amazing 2019 CLASS AA STATE CHAMPION HASTINGS MARCHING BAND from directors JOSH WAHLSTRON, EMILY CHANDLER and TOM WENTZLER.

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KINDERGARTEN SCREENINGS

What is involved in Kindergarten screenings, what are kids expected to know before they are considered ready for kindergarten, what kinds of services are offered to help children succeed in school? In for our interview with Hastings Community Education Director KARI GORR and ANGIE McGINNIS, Early Childhood Education Coordinator you will get the answers to your questions.

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THANKSGIVING ECUMENICAL SERVICE

PASTOR GREG GEIER of St. Philip's Lutheran Church invites listeners to attend the Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service, put on by the Hastings Ministerial Association, on Sunday, November 24th at 3:00 pm. All are welcome!

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IN THE GARDEN DIGGING & PRESERVING BULBS

This fall edition of In the Garden has CHAR SCHAAR offering some helpful info on Digging and preserving bulbs including glads, dahlias, canna and calla lilies. She also has several tested and true ideas on how to put your garden to bed for the season so that it wakes up refreshed in the spring.

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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE STEPHANIE MALM

Hastngs School Board Candidate Stephanie Malm talks with KDWA about her extensive military experience, education along with why this will make her a good candidate to fill one of the open seats on the School District 200 school board.

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SEMINAR ON OPIOID CRISIS SATURDAY 11/16

St Phili's Lutheran Church in Hastings will host a Seminar on the Opioid Crisis on Saturday, November 16th at 9:00 am.. In for our conversation with PASTOR GEEG GEIER learn how this panel event came about.

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WINTER HOME SAFETY TIPS

With the end of October coming, Winter is not far behind. Hastings Building Safety associates CRAIG SCHULTZ and JERRY BACKLUND stopped by the KDWA studios to provide timely reminders for winter home safety.

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SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE BRIAN DAVIS

School board candidate Brian Davis talks about the reason he is running for Hastings School District 200 school board. Mr Davis discusses declining enrollment, budgets and working with board members, teachers, unions and citizens in finding common ground. During this interview you will learn the passion Mr Davis has for this community and the school district.

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THE PATRON SAINT OF ANIMALS

Who was St. Francis of Assisi and why is he considered the Patron Saint of Animals? In "Searching My Soul" with host FR. COLE KRACKE we discuss how St. Francis understood the special place that animals have in our lives.

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NEW FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR

Hastings School District 200 Superintendent Tim Collins talks about the following subjects:

- Parent conferences and how important it is for a partnership between the school and parents

- New director of facilities and maintenance, new education projects a lot of work to be done

- 5 candidates for director of maintenance, Jim Huberty is retiring the end of this year Cameron Peterson has been hired as Jim's replacement.

Tim is then joined by Auggie O'Brien and the subject turning to sports.

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A GAZILLION QUESTIONS WITH PAM COLLINS EDINA REALTY OF HASTINGS

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins with questins part gazillion. If you have a question for Pam you can call her at (651) 437-2121 and ask for Pam or her cell phone (651) 319-1298 or e-mail at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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FR COLE ON THE SYNOD PROCESS

"Searching My Soul" with host FR. COLE RKACKE we learn about the Synod process in the Catholic Church and what it all entails.

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5 REGRETS OF DYING

What are the 5 common regrets of the dying, according to Bronnie Ware, a palliative nurse? Here is our discussion about this topic with NICOLE DEPALMA.

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WHAT IS THE ELKS CLUB

What is the Elks Club? Lear about all the good this organizations does across the country and their upcoming Hoop Shoot event from Dakota County Elks BOB LARWOOD, SUE REGISTER and CARLA TAPPAINER.

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52ND ANNUAL REGINA BAZAAR SUNDAY OCT 27TH

The 52nd Annual Regina Auxiliary Fall Bazaar is SUNDAY, October 27th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Hear all the details from organizers MAUREEN AHREND, MARGARET FLOWER, MARIAN GREENE and JEAN SCHUMANN.

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HASTINGS MAYOR MAY'S MONTHLY CHAT

Hastings MAYOR MARY FASBENDER continues her monthly chat on KDWA. Learn how she is striving for transparency from the City and encourages feedback and questions from the people of Hastings. You can reach the Mayor directly at mayormary@hastings.mn.gov.

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PLEASANT HILL LIBRARY UPDATE

Have you visited the Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings lately? Besides books, movies, CDs and the usual items you think of, they have a sewing machine, a 3D printer, a typewriter, fitness bags, book club bags and more - all for FREE use! Here are the details from Technology Librarian BETSY CUTTS and Library Manager JULIA CARLIS.

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ITG PROPEGATING HOUSE PLANTS

The topic today is adding a bonus harvest from existing plants. CHAR SCHAAR explains how to start new plants from parts of begonias, Christmas cactus, and sansaveria with some simple rooting techniques.

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LEARN ABOUT THE SPIRIT WORLD

HALLOWEEN is just around the corner and we check in with Paranormal Investigator JULI GLAZEBROOK to learn about her work in the spirit world.

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HOW DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILD ABOUT CANCER

How do you tell children about a cancer diagnosis? DIANE DAVIES, author of "Jeannie Ann's Grandma Has Breast Cancer" and EMILY REZAC of the Angel Foundation have some advice.

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MEALS MADE FOR YOU

6:00 pm....It's the time of day that most people panic about what to serve their family for dinner. In our interview with Hastings native LIBBY MEHAFFEY she tells us how she and her partners JEN DRANE and BECKY MANN are helping Twin City families get a hot, nutritious, homemade meal on the table. They can help you too.

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MEN & WOMEN GRIEVE DIFFERENTLY

Join MITCH CARMODY, host of Grief Chat for a presentation on how men and women grief differently. Admission is FREE.In this month's Grief Chat hear the additional details.

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HEALING RETREAT

In this month's "Grief Chat" with host MITCH CARMODY. Mitch is joined by MARY POTTER KENYON to talk about the Hope and Healing retreat Oct 31-NOV 1 at the Shalom Retreat Center in Dubuque, IA.

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MENTAL HEALTH

Hastings School District 200 Superintendent Tim Collins talks about the following subjects:

- Mental health issues that the Hastings and all school districts are faced with today

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RECESSION YES OR NO

Christy Lundby-Hill talks about, recession, yes or no? If you have a question for Christy you can call (651) 216-4676 or any of the Lundby Team at (651) 437-2121, you can e-mail them at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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