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ST PHILLIP'S ANNUAL BAKE SALE THIS SATURDAY

It's time for the 16th Annual Bake Sale and Soup Lunch at St. Philip's Church in Hastings on Saturday, November 17th from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm. Tune in for all the details from DAVID WEISSER and MARGARET GODERSTAD!

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WHAT'S NEW AT THE Y

Hear what's new for November at the Hastings area YMCA from the Y's MELISSA MORRIS. Tune in next week on KDWA at 1460 AM / 97.7 FM or online at www.kdwa.com.

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SPIRITS AT THE LEDUC THIS SATURDAY?

OK....so this probably won't surprise you, but there are spirits that call the LeDuc Historic Estate home, according to paranormal investigator JULIE GLAZEBROOK. In our interview with Julie and Site Manager MARIAH RING you will hear about a FREE presentation on this topic SAT, NOV 17th at 3:00 pm. The public is invited to attend!

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ITG-PUMPKIN TREATS & HOLIDAY GARDENING GIFTS

This late fall edition prepares a Pumpkin treat and also starts us to thinking about what we might plan for next season. We look forward to catalogs, spring planning and host CHAR SCHAAR has a hint of what she has planned for our final show of the season- Holiday Gardening Gifts.

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HFS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHRIS KOOP ON GOBBLE GAIT & PROJECT SHARE

Hastings Family Service executive director Chris Koop talks with KDWA In Depth about this years Gobble Gait and Project Share.

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NEW OUTREACH AT CARPENTER NATURE CENTER

Meet SAPA, the new outreach rabbit at Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center and his friends Carpenter Board President SCOTT NORTHARD and Carpenter's ERIKA JENSEN. Tune in next week to hear what is new at the center.

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HFS Executive Director Chris Koop, LOTS OF GIVING

Hastings Family Service executive director Chris Koop talks with KDWA In Depth about this years Creepy Candy Crawl, the Hastings High Schools National Honor Societies food drive, the community Halloween party, Give to the Max day and a lot more.

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LIVE NATIVITY AT ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH

A sign of the season is the 2nd annual Live Nativity that will be performed several times between 5-7 PM on December 1st at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hastings. Our guests, JENNY TRAPP, CHAR SCHAAR, DAVID HOEFT and PAT TRAPP explain how this project came together and why they chose to be involved with the telling of the Christmas story.

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UNITED WAY OF HASTINGS AND KINDNESS WEEK

MARI MELLICK, Executive Director of the United Way of Hastings speaks about Kindness week and offers a meaningful way of giving through the Bridge Levels that will support youth and families right here in District #200.

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TIM COLLINS SCHOOL BOARD WORKSHOP

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

- Wednesday night work session was at the High School with a chance to show the board the new lighting that have been installed

- presentation about the new job training lab put into the high school for students transitioning into the work field

- fees for sports, arts and technology classes and activities were also discussed at the workshop

- the hard task of deciding what fees are applied to what classes and activities

- transitioning a class from technology into one for the trades, one problem is getting the staff for them        

Tim is then joined by Augie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson to talk sports

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VETERANS DAY DINNER THIS SUNDAY AT AMERICAN LEGION

Sunday marks the 100 year anniversary of the end of WWI. Do something special to commemorate this historic day and attend the annual Veterans Day dinner at the American Legion in Hastings. The guest speaker will be recently retired GENERAL GREG HAASE. All are welcome.

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UNITED WAY OF HASTINGS SHARES A NEW PROJECT

Executive Director of United Way of Hastings, MARI MELLICK, shares a new project, a Community Resource guide that connects the public with a wide variety of youth and family related necessary services, information and community amenities. www.unitedwayofhastings.org

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ERIN HART AUTHOR IN HASTINGS

Author ERIN HART will be in Hastings as part of the "Bookstube at the Bierstube" series on Thursday, Nov 15th. All are invited!

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DOC OF THE TOWN EXPLAINS FLACCID MYELITIS

What is Acute Flaccid Myelitis and why has it been in the news so much lately? Find out what is is in another installment of "Doc of the Town" with host DR. GARRICK OLSEN and hear why this polio like virus is so serious.

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MAX BITTERMAN DOG BEHAVIORIST PT 1

Dog behaviorist MAX BITTERMAN takes your calls about your furry family members in part 1 of this very special two-part interview.

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MAX BITTERMAN DOG BEHAVIORIST PT2

Dog behaviorist MAX BITTERMAN takes your calls about your furry family members in part 2 of this very special two-part interview.

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ITG - FALL CLEANUP, BULBS & PRUNNING

Host CHAR SCHAAR has more to discuss on time to prune, forcing bulbs, fall planting and even a question about gardening in the Hurricane Zone. The gardening season isn't over yet, tune in for these Fall topics

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DR NICK VANOSDEL ON INFLUENAZ VACCINATION

Now is the time for the young, old and everyone in between to get the influenza vaccination. Tune in for our interview with pediatrician DR. NICK VAN OSDEL to hear why the receiving the vaccination is so important.

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JANET MARTIN IS AT IT AGAIN

The always delightful JANET MARTIN stopped in to tell listeners that her newest book "Growing Up Rural - You Smell Barn" has been made into the latest installment of the Church Basement Ladies series! The show is playing now through 2/14/19 at the Ames Performing Arts Center in Burnsville. Tickets available online at www.ames-center.org.

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HAVE COFFEE WITH THE GENERAL

Have "Coffee With the General" and hear a presentation from SUSAN FOOTE about her book, "The Crusade for Forgotten Souls" this Saturday, Nov 3rd from 12:30-2:30 pm at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings. KDWA'S Mo has the story with Susan and Site Manager MARIAH RING.

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DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONER MIKE SLAVIK EFFICIENCY

Dakota County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK and Integrated Service Delivery Coordinator ANGELA LOCKHART are here to explain how departments within the county are making strides to improve collaboration for the benefit of efficiency, communication and better outcomes for the residents they serve. This two part series addresses efforts underway

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DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONER MIKE SLAVIK WITH AN UPCOMING EVENT

Two members of the Dakota County administration share the work being done to improve collaboration, efficiency and better outcomes for those served by the social services system. Dakota County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK and Integrated Service Delivery Coordinator ANGELA LOCKHART also preview an upcoming event, November 19th,to handle warrant issues for residents who have not satisfied court requirements .

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ITG-HALLOWEEN

A special Halloween themed In The Garden has host CHAR SCHAAR guiding you through some of the fall tasks that might be scary to some garden enthusiasts. Be brave and lhear how you can tackle planting a tree, installing some sod or making a planter out of a pumpkin. Don't turn back, tune In!

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OOCHING?

What is "ooching" and how does it pertain to decision making? Author, speaker and copywriter JEWEL PICKERT has the answers to these questions and more!

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WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT THIS WEEKEND

Meet BEKA BICKEL, Program Coordinator with Courage Kenny Sports and Recreation department and hear about the upcoming Wheelchair Basketball Tournament - the Courage Kenny Classic, being held at Hastings High School on Nov 3/4. Tickets to this amazing event are FREE.

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DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONER MIKE SLAVIK EFFICIENCY

Dakota County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK and Integrated Service Delivery Coordinator ANGELA LOCKHART are here to explain how departments within the county are making strides to improve collaboration for the benefit of efficiency, communication and better outcomes for the residents they serve. This two part series addresses efforts underway

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MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS FOR "BEING MORTAL"

MARY O'BRIEN and DR. BILL SPINELLI invite listeners to a very special evening called "Being Mortal" on Thursday, Nov 1st at the Hastings Arts Center. This FREE event features a film and discussion on death, dying and end of life care and is sponsored by Honoring Choices Hastings Advisory Council. Call (651) 480-7689 to reserve your spot and tune in this week for our interview.

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CHANGES & EVENTS AT REGINA WITH DEACON MICK HUMBERT

We continue our series of interviews with members of the Hastings Ministerial Association with a conversation with Regina Chaplain DEACON MICK HUMBERT as he shares some of the changes and upcoming events at Regina.

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OOCHING?

What is "ooching" and how does it pertain to decision making? Author, speaker and copywriter JEWEL PICKERT has the answers to these questions and more!

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EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS A SAFE PLACE TO GO

Homelessness is an increasing issue for the metro area and Matrix Housing Services partners with area churches and businesses to offer those experiencing homelessness a safe place to get out of the cold at night. Tune in for an interview with Matrix founder and executive director SUBIE AMBROSE. If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, call (651) 319-2153.

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TIM COLLINS SCHOOLTEACHING

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

- Veterans day program at the High School on Monday November 12th starting at 8:30 am

- the importance of reading in the elementary schools

- new handicap entrance at Todd Field

- progress of the projects due to the passing of the bonding bill

Tim is then joined by Augie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson when the talk turns to sports.

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HASTINGS AND DAKOTA COUNTY CHAPLAIN PASTOR JIM BZOSKIE

KDWA welcomes members of the Hastings Ministerial Association to a monthly faith-based radio program and PASTOR JIM BZOSKIE is our guest this month. Tune in to hear about Jim's work as a chaplain with the city of Hastings and Dakota County.

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COMMUNITY ED UPDATE

What's going on at the Tilden Community Center? Lots! Just ask KARI GORR and LAURIE THRUSH of Hastings Community Education.

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DECON MICK HUMBERT'S THOUGHTS ON MARRIED CATHOLIC PRIESTS

We continue our series of interviews with members of the Hastings Ministerial Association with a conversation with Regina Chaplain DEACON MICK HUMBERT as he shares his thoughts on having married Catholic priests.

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51st REGINA FALL BAZAAR THIS SUNDAY

The 51st Regina Auxiliary Fall Bazaar is this Sunday, Oct 28th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Senior Living / Chapel lobby. This family friendly event features games, food, auctions, thrifty treasures and more . The event planners MAUREEN AHREND, MARIAN GREENE, JEANNE SCHUMANN and MARGARET FLOWER have the details.

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HASTINGS WATER CHLORINE DECISION PT 1

City representatives LEE STOFFEL, Hastings Communications Coordinator and NICK EGGER, Director of Public Works explains how current chlorination of the municipal water supply, could lead to a permanent decision. This complex situation will need time to determine the best method of limiting risk and public health. Part 2

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LIVE NATIVITY AT ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH OF HASTINGS

The congregation of St. John's Lutheran Church of Hastings will present their 2nd annual Live Nativity program on Saturday, December 1st beginning at 7pm as a reminder of the reason for the Christmas season. The program continues the church's mission of reaching out to share the message of Jesus. PASTOR JASON THEIL tells us about his role in this effort and as co-leader of this local house of worship.

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ST JOHN'S SCHOOL IN VERMILLION UPDATE

The highly engaged AARON ROTHER, gives updates on some exciting things happening in Vermillion at St John's school and church.

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ITG - CHANGING SEASON, AFRICAN VIOLETS & ORCHIDS

The changing seasons brings our attention to indoor gardening and two popular plant types-African Violets and Orchids- are the focus of this program. Host CHAR SCHAAR has great information on starting new plants and caring for these blooming specimens whileyour outside garden slumbers.

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VETERANS DAY CONCERT AT MIDDLE SCHOOL NOVEMBER 10TH

A preview of a very special concert coming to the Hastings Middle School on November 10th. The Veterans Day concert will feature 2 concert bands, the 34th Infantry Red Bull Band directed by one of our guests, MR. JIM BAXTER. The President of the River Valley Band, ALLEN SAUNDERS, Musician CRESS GACKLE and Hastings VFW Post 12 10 Commander GEORGE JONES preview this special free event that will honor veterans and their families.

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HASTINGS WATER CHLORINE DECISION PT 1

Our guests are LEE STOFFEL, Communications Coordinator for the City of Hastings and NICK EGGER, the Director of Public Works. The topic is the municipal water supply and what precipitated a boil water advisory, a systemwide shock and current low level chlorination of nearly 90 miles of the city's water delivery system. Part 1

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COMPLEX SUBJECT OF MEDICARE EXPLAINED

Only Coborn's Pharmacy Manager TROY ANDERSON could break down the complex subject of Medicare and explain it in terms we can understand. Learn about Medicare open enrollment season. Additional helpful websites include: www.medicare.gov or www.benefitscheckup.org.

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JANE LIGHTBOURN TALKS ABOUT KINDNESS

She came into KDWA today to spread joy? Tune in for our wonderful chat with JANE LIGHTBOURN and hear how the lessons she learned as a young girl about kindness have suited her well in her career and her retirement.

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NATE MUNENE AUTHOR OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to 10th grader NATE MUNENE for being named L Magazine's Author of the Year for his book "Miracles Still Happen....If You Don't Believe It Explain Me". Tune in next week for our interview with this remarkable young man.

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TIM COLLINS SCHOOLTEACHING

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

- MN ACT scores, Hastings is higher then the state and national averages

- how school districts cooperate with each other when applying for grants

- subject(s) to be discussed and the next school board meeting

Tim is then joined by Augie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson when the talk turns to sports.

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SEARCHING MY SOUL PT 1

Part 1 of the October edition of "Searching My Soul" with host FR. COLE KRACKE. This month's topics include upcoming events in the tri-parish communities of St. John's, St. Mary's and St. Mathias.

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SEARCHING MY SOUL PT 2

Part 2 of the two part October edition of "Searching My Soul" with host FR. COLE KRACKE as he shares memories of ministering to the survivors of the 2007 Virginia Tech mass shooting.

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BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. When was the last time you had a mammogram? Tune in for our interview with Mammographer MISSY THOM and DR. JIM MYLREA both of Regina Hospital as we discuss ways to detect breast cancer early, when it is most treatable.

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PARENTING WITH A PURPOSE

Author ANN MAKENA stopped in to discuss her book "Parenting Children in Wholeness" and tells listeners about the importance of parenting with purpose.

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PRESENTATION ON SEX TRAFFICKING AWARENESS

All are invited to a presentation on Sex Trafficking Awareness on Monday, Oct 22 at 7:00 pm at the Hastings High School auditorium. Tune in to hear more details from DARCY FUCHS of CEASE and KARI JAEGAR of the High School Feminism Club.

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ITG-FALL ROSE CARE

Our program this time, explains numerous fall tasks and tips for protecting those glorious roses. Host CHAR SCHAAR shares valuable info on rose cones, straw, dusting powder and the Minnesota Tip, that will help keep your roses safe and warm through the cold winter and prepare them to bloom again next spring

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CITY HALL CANDIDATE FORUM

The Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and Hastings Community TV have teamed up to bring Hastings residents the 2018 Hastings Candidate Forum on Thursday, October 25th At 7:00 pm. Attendees are welcome at 6:30 pm for a Meet and Greet with the candidates before the forum starts. Tune in for the details with event facilitators KRISTY BARSE and TOM WRIGHT.

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A GUITAR MADE FROM AN ANTIFREEZE CAN?

JOE FILIPOVICH is playing on a guitar he made himself from an old antifreeze can! Join Joe at Wilebski's Blues Saloon in St Paul this Sunday, Oct 21 from 4-8 pm as he celebrates his upcoming trip to Memphis, where he will represent Minnesota at the International Blues Competition.

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LEAVING THE CHURCH

PASTOR JIM ANDERSON of the Harbor Church explores the question of why people are leaving the church and what can be done about it.

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STEVE STRAUSS ON MISSINARY WORK IN ZAMBIA

Hastings resident STEVE STRAUSS shares stories about his missionary work in Zambia in this interview.

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AUGUSTANA FALL PLANS

Two visitors from Augustana Care Health Campus of Hastings today, Chaplain GORDON GATHRIGHT and Regional Sales and Marketing Director CRAIG MCDANIELS have a fall flavored update on Park Ridge Assisted Living Apartments and Augustana Long Term and Transitional care facilities. For a tour or more information contact Tammy at Park Ridge- 651-480-6300 or Brittnay at Augustana 651-480-5926. Unparalleled care with a hometown location.

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TIM COLLINS SHOW

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

- The importance of "walking through buildings with various principals" to share new idea's,

- the benefits of tailored learning,

- MSHL, John Millea a 20 year writer ranked high school football fields and guess who the top two were?

- The reason for fee's.

Tim is then joined by Augie O'Brien and Zach Hodgson to talk sports.

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THE 21 DAY TRANSFORMATION

Are you ready to make a "21 Day Transformation"? KATE TORBORG and CORTNEY CADWELL of Anytime Fitness tell us all the details!

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INTUITIVE GRIEVING

In this monthís GRIEF CHAT, host MITCH CARMODY welcomes guest SHELBY FORSYTHIA to the show to talk about intuitive grieving and other methods used in helping those grieving cope with loss.

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GRIEVING METHODS

GRIEF CHAT, host MITCH CARMODY shares insights into grieving and methods used in helping cope with loss.

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