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MISS HASTINGS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION TOMORROW NIGHT

RACHEL LATUFF BETTERLY, Miss Minnesota 2015 will help MC the Miss Hastings Scholarship Competition at 7:00 pm this Wednesday night at the Hastings Arts Center. Tune in for our interview to hear what Rachel has been up to lately.

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THE KOOL SCHOOL

MISTER JOSH from the Kool School talks about some ways you can help kids stay on track academically this summer.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION UPDATE

District 200 School Board member KELSEY WAITS gives listeners an update on the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative in this upcoming interview. For a full listing of daily KDWA interviews, go to our home page - www.kdwa.com.

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FAMILIES NEEDED

AFS Intercultural Program is seeking host families for foreign exchange high school students entering the 2018-2019 school year. Learn how you can be a part of this rewarding program from our interview with ANNE and TIM MELLESMOEN.

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HASTINGS NATIVE MICHAEL KAMPA AND THE MOVIES

Get caught up with Hastings native MICHAEL KAMPA as he fills us in on two upcoming movies he recently directed.

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SUN PROTECTION & INSECT REPELLENTS

It's finally summer! Get a tutorial on sun protection and insect repellents in our upcoming interview with MADELEINE GRANT, NDSU Pharmacy student and TROY ANDERSON, Coborn's Pharmacy Manager.

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SUMMERTIME EVENTS AT AUGUSTANA OF HASTINGS

A summertime visit with Augustana Healthcare Campus Chaplain Gordon Gathright and Park Ridge Housing Assistant Anna Amy is dedicated to sharing time and stories with residents who enjoy summer outings, BarBQues and tending the raised garden beds. They are also getting ready for their big party on National Night Out, August 7th.

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PARENTING INTO WHOLENESS

Author ANN MAKENA stopped by KDWA today to share insights from her new book "Parenting Children Into Wholeness". Tune in soon for our interview.

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BROADBAND IMPORTANCE IN ALL OF DAKOTA COUNTY

Dakota County Commissioners MIKE SLAVIK and JOE ATKINS discuss broadband importance and then extoll the virtues of the county's many excellent recreational facilities and parks. Each represent a section of a county that has something for everyone.

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CITY'S HEART CRY MINISTRIES ANN MAKENA UPDATES US ON THE ORGANIZATION

City's Heart Cry Ministries was established in 2006 to prevent homelessness and build hope and dignity for orphaned and abandoned children in rural Kenya. founder ANN MAKENA has an update on this organization.

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GRIEF CHAT WITH MITCH CARMODY WE LEARN ABOUT DIFFERENT KINDS OF GRIEF

Part 1 of the July two-part edition of GRIEF CHAT with host MITCH CARMODY and learn about group opportunities specific to different kinds of grief to help with the grieving process.

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WHAT IS THE 4-7-8 METHOD, GRIEF CHAT HOST MITCH CARMODY HAS THE ANSWER

Part 2 of the July two-part edition of GRIEF CHAT with host MITCH CARMODY and learn about local grief groups and what the "4-7-8" method is.

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ITG, GARDEN FLOWERS PLUS CREATING AN ALPINE GARDEN

The summer growing continues and In the Garden Host CHAR SCHAAR shares tips on arranging those beautiful garden flowers and also provides a template for creating an Alpine Garden.

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DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH WATER YOU SHOULD BE DRINKING DAILY

Are you drinking enough water? Take your weight in pounds and divide it in half. That's how many ounces of water you should be drinking per day! Tune in for our interview with KATE TORBORG and CORTNEY CADWELL from Anytime Fitness to hear more about the importance of hydration.

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THE LEDUC ESTATE HAS EXCITING EVENTS THIS MONTH

JOCELYNN KLOS and MATT CARTER from the Dakota County Historical Society tell listeners about all the exciting public events going on this month at the LeDuc Historic Estate and Sibley sites. Tune in to hear the details!

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DO WE REALLY THINK DIFFERENTLY

Do Millennials and Baby Boomers really think differently? What about in the workplace? Tune in for our interview with JOSHUA OLATUNDE of TCI Solutions as we explore this fascinating topic.

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AUTHOR STAN TROLLIP AT THE BIERSTUBE JULY 19TH

All are invited to the Bierstube's Bookstube event on Thursday, July 19th at 6:30 pm featuring author STAN TROLLIP, of the Detective Kubu series. Stan writes under the nom de plume MICHAEL STANLEY. Tune in next week for our interview with this author.

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UWH HAS INCREDIBLE VOLUNTEERS

United Way of Hastings Volunteer and Office Manager AMY SCHAFER and Helping Kids Succeed program director JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD has a recap on this year's Food 4 Kids program and and tells us about their incredible volunteers.www.unitedwayofHastings.org

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AUTHOR STAN TROLLIP AT THE BIERSTUBE JULY 19TH

All are invited to the Bierstubeís Bookstube event on Thursday, July 19th at 6:30 pm featuring author STAN TROLLIP, of the Detective Kubu series. Stan writes under the nom de plume MICHAEL STANLEY. Tune in next week for our interview with this author.

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UWH HAS INCREDIBLE VOLUNTEERS

United Way of Hastings Volunteer and Office Manager AMY SCHAFER and Helping Kids Succeed program director JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD has a recap on this year's Food 4 Kids program and and tells us about their incredible volunteers.www.unitedwayofHastings.org

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THE 40TH ANNUAL RIVERTOWN DAYS IS ALMOST HERE

The 40th annual Rivertown Days is fast approaching! Tune in next week for our interview with Hastings Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau President KRISTY BARSE to hear all the details! Listen at 1460 AM / 97.7 FM or online at www.kdwa.com.

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MEET MISS MINNESOTA

Meet the newly crowned MISS MINNESOTA MICHAELENE KARLEN and Miss Minnesota Executive Director KATHY SHELLUM and hear their thoughts on the changes to the Miss America competition held Sept 9th in Atlantic City. Tune in this week!

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UWH HAVE A HEART CLUB DONATION PROGRAM HELPING KIDS SUCCEED

Two of the team members for United Way of Hastings-AMY SCHAFFER and JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD connect us with their progress with the Have a Heart Club donation program and how Helping Kids Succeed teaches students to teach others about webs of support. www.unitedwayofhastings.org +

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WHERE ARE DALE LEWIS'S CURRENT CREATIONS

Artist Dale Lewis has been busy creating his unique sculptures and many are on display throughout the upper Midwest. Hear about his creative process and where you can see some of his creations currently.

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CARPENTER NATURE IS FAMILY FRIENDLY & EASILY ACCESSIBLE

Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center Intern NATHAN GROSSE stopped by to invite listeners to the center to explore nature this summer. The center is open every day of the year, including holidays and is a family friendly place with accessibility for strollers and wheelchairs. Tune in soon for our interview!

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YOU CAN HELP HFS WITH THE JULY MATCH

In Part 2 of our two part conversation with Hastings Family Service Associate Director AMY SUTTON to hear about ways to support HFS through the July match, Family Table and Rivertown Treasures.

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SUMMER EVENTS INCLUDING RTD WITH THE Y

YMCA's TRACY SPINKS gets us up to speed on all the great things happening this summer at the Hastings area Y. Rivertown Days events include the Glow Run on Thursday night, July 19th and the Duck Race on Sunday afternoon July 22nd. Tune in for our interview this week!

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ITG A NEW TASTE TREAT, FRIED PUMPKIN BLOSSOMS

This edition of In The Garden with Host CHAR SCHAAR introduces listeners to a new taste treat, Fried Pumpkin Blossoms, we discuss ways to make sure your garden isn't drowning and we find out how to start Daturia Seeds.

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HOW CAN YOU HELP HFS

In part 1 of our two part conversation with Hastings Family Service Associate Director AMY SUTTON to hear how summer brings additional customers to the food shelf and how you can help.

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THE PRESCOTT COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT

Prescott native, ASHLEY PAINE, is organizing the Prescott Community Garden project. Before ground is broken next spring,

there is lots to do. Hear what others can do to help make this a reality. Contact Ashley at the Prescott Food Pantry with ideas, resources or a request for one of the spaces.

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CAFFEINE GOOD FOR YOU?

Great news.....CAFFEINE consumption may actually be good for us! DR. GARRICK OLSEN has all the details about your favorite caffeinated beverage.

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MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER

Meet motivational speaker, life coach, author and former model DELORES PRESSLEY and hear her "5 Ways to Regain Confidence and Courageousness When the Going Gets Tough". You'll be ready to take on the world after listening to her interview! More information can be found at www.delorespressley.com.

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BEHIND THE SCENES OF REALITY TV

Ever wonder what really goes on behind the scenes of some of your favorite reality TV shows? Tune in for our interview with Hastings native ALEX HICKS as he shares his insights into his career with Los Angeles based Original Productions.

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CY THE SCIENCE GUY, THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM

IMMUNE SYSTEM - Tune in for our lively interview with CY (sigh) THE SCIENCE GUY as he discusses the complexity of our human immune system. Listen to all of KDWA's interviews at 1460 AM / 97.7 FM or online at www.kdwa.com.

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RUNNING INJURIES

With the nicer weather, more people are exercising and there is the potential to injure yourself. Tune in for our interview with Allina Physical Therapist AARON WICKBOLDT and intern LAURA BONSELL to hear how to best prevent injuries.

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SUN PROTECTION & INSECT REPELLENTS

It's finally summer! Get a tutorial on sun protection and insect repellents in our upcoming interview with MADELEINE GRANT, NDSU Pharmacy student and TROY ANDERSON, Coborn's Pharmacy Manager.

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BROADBAND IMPORTANCE IN ALL OF DAKOTA COUNTY

Dakota County Commissioners MIKE SLAVIK and JOE ATKINS discuss broadband importance and then extoll the virtues of the county's many excellent recreational facilities and parks. Each represent a section of a county that has something for everyone.

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DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JOE ATKINS & MIKE SLAVIK

A pair of Dakota County Commissioners shared some of the advantages in helping to manage the needs of this unique county. First District Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK and Fourth District Commissioner JOE ATKINS compare and contrast the jobs they do in providing communication and acting on the needs that are ever changing.

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ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH AND BUILDING BRIDGES

In our continuing series of interviews with members of the Hastings Ministerial Association, we hear from LYN VANDESTEEG, Ministry Team member at St. Luke's Episcopal Church as she talks about the church's mission of building bridges.

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MISS HASTINGS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RETURNS AFTER 34 YEARS

The Miss Hastings Scholarship Program will crown its first Miss Hastings in 34 years on Wednesday, July 18th at the Hastings Arts Center. Hear how the preparations are going from event chairs WENDY LATUFF and JANELLE BEHNY. The event is open to the public and tickets are available at the door.

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ITG_POLLINATORS AND TOO MUCH WATER

This In The Garden with CHAR SCHAAR, has important info on what to do when there's too much rain, how to properly fertilize during the growing season and how to encourage pollinator health in our gardens.

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KIDS GETTING BORED IN THE SUMMER

It's getting to be the time of summer when kids will start to tell you they are bored. Tune in for our interview with KARI GORR, Director of a Hastings Community Education to hear cures for boredom for kids and adults alike.

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Carol A. Cuyler,

Age 70 of Hastings, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2018. She passed away peacefully at home after an extended illness. Celebration of Life will be held 11:30 A.M. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Cornerstone Bible Church in Hastings with Pastor James Bzoskie officiating. Visitation will be held at church from 9:30-11:30 A.M. Family interment will be held at Lakeside Cemetery at a later date.

CHAMBER CHAT

Today it's "Chamber Chat" where we feature two members of the Hastings Downtown Business Association - LACY QUAIL of Eye Candy REfind and AMY VAN ZEE of Beloved. Hear how the downtown businesses are working together to help each other bring customers to the downtown area.

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PRESCOTT SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT RICK SPICUZZA

Get caught up with all the good things going on in the Prescott School system with SUPERINTENDENT RICK SPICUZZA

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INVESTING IN KIDS TO RECUCE CRIME

Dakota County Attorney JAMES BACKSTROM is our guest talking about our future- our children. Keeping them safe, protecting them from consequences made possible by the internet and other influences, can have a lasting affect in how they face the challenges of life. An appointment to a national committee Investing in Kids to reduce Crime, is our topic.

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ANIMAL TRIVIA:

CY THE SCIENCE GUY clears up common myths we have about animals in his upcoming interview. Tune in to see how well you do on his on-air quiz.

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DOC OF THE TOWN, WEIGHT LOSS

"Doc of the Town" with DR. GARRICK OLSEN to hear about medical weight management. Listen online at www.kdwa.com or at KDWA 1460 AM / 97.7 FM.

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HASTINGS POLICE CHIEF BYRAN SCHAFER ON PEDESTRIAN & BIKE LAWS

Hastings Police Chief Bryan Schafer with the laws on pedestrians in a crosswalk, bike laws and did you ever wonder about those noisy motorcycles, cars and trucks. Chief Schafer talks with KDWA about the laws.

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HASTINGS POLICE CHIEF BRYAN SCHAFER ON SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Hastings Police Chief Bryan Schafer talks about the numerous summer activities, like SPARK, safety camp, bike patrols, traffic enforcement, Rivertown Days and National Night Out just to name a few.

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THIS THING CALLED GRIEF

KDWA's Mo talks with Marriage and Family Therapist TOM ELLIS, MA, LFMT as he references his book, "This Thing Called Grief" to help us understand how to negotiate the loss and the grief journey.

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TEACHERS FINDING THEIR PROFESSIONS

What do teachers do during the summer months? Apparently, come into radio stations and imitate things they learned from their students! Tune in for our interview with teachers SUSIE LAU and MARIA THERRES and hear how each of them found their profession.

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PASTOR TIM STANLEY OF CROSSROADS CHURCH

Faith and tragedy with TIM STANLEY, Pastor of Crossroads Church in Hastings.

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PUTTING THE BRAKES ON SUMMER SLIDE

Now that school is out, how can parents help avoid the "summer academic slide"? Tune in for our interview with teachers MARIA THERRES and SUSIE LAU to hear what simple things we can do to help kids stay engaged during their time off.

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ROCK THE CHURCH

The band is back together......literally! Come "Rock the Church" with the "Spirit of Jesse Brady" on Friday, June 29th at 7:00 pm at the Hastings Arts Center. Tune in for our interview with HAC owners SARAH LOCKWOOD, DR. TRAVIS LOCKWOOD and original Jesse Brady band member JEFF CHRISTIANSON. Tickets available at the door.

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ITG, HUMMINGBIRDS & GROWING TIPS

As summer rolls along, host CHAR SCHAAR brings some buzz to IN THE GARDEN. Hummingbirds and Mid summer Firsts are combined with growing tips today. We also have the results of the Peony experiment! Questions always welcome at InTheGarden@kdwa.com

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PRESCOTT SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT RICK SPICUZZA

Get caught up with all the good things going on in the Prescott School system with SUPERINTENDENT RICK SPICUZZA

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AN UPDATE WITH PASTOR OF CROSSROADS CHURCH TIM STANLEY

TIM STANLEY, Pastor of Crossroads Church in Hastings as he fills us in on the last seven months since the church opened in Hastings.

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DIANA PIERCE TALKS ABOUT CAREGIVING

KDWA's Mo interviewed Twin Cities media personality DIANA PIERCE for today's In Depth. Hear about her video series chronicling the challenges and rewards of caregiving. This initiative is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Learn more at www.blog.bluecrossmn.com.

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DARTS AND THE LOOP BUS?

What is the difference between DARTS Direct, DARTS Select and the Loop bus? Tune in for our interview with JANET HIX of DARTS to hear how one of these rides may help with transportation for you or someone you know.

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