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HASTINGS FIRE DEPARTMENT UPDATE

Our guest today is Interim Fire Chief JOHN TOWNSEND, of the Hastings Fire Department. We discuss the annual Open House, the "Keep the Wreath White Campaign", and Fire Safety.

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GREG JABLONSKE ON THE NEED FOR INVENTORY

Greg Jablonske talks abut "the need for inventory." If you have a question for Greg call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg or anyne with the Home Results Group or e-mail them at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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PAYING IT FORWARD TO AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Hastings native NICK PETERS shares how he is paying it forward to area law enforcement agencies. Learn how the idea for his mission got started!

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ALTERNATIVE ABSENTEE VOTING PROCESS

Early voting is actually called the "Alternative Absentee Process". How does it all work? Hear the details with ANDY LOKKEN, Director of Elections for Dakota County.

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ANYTIME FITNESS 30-MINUTE WORKOUT

With the kids back in school, Anytime Fitness of Hastings Personal Trainers JOHN McQUADE and LISA KRUSE tell listeners about their 30 minute Backpack circuit workout.

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DONNA MATHOWETZ BOOK SIGNING

In Mo's interview with author and inspirational speaker DONNA MATHIOWETZ she tells listeners about some upcoming opportunities to attend a book signing for her new book on grief.

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PRESCOTT SCHOOL UPDATE

Prescott schools are in their 3rd week of the 2020-2021 school year and KDWA talks to Superintendent of Schools DR. RICK SPICUZZA.

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HPAAC 8TH ANNUAL GALA SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 27TH

The Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council will host their 8th Annual Gala on Sunday, September 27th, beginning at 5:30 pm. The event will look a little different this year! HPAAC President KATHY O'KEEFE has all the details.

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ALTERNATIVE ABSENTEE VOTING PROCESS

Early voting is actually called the "Alternative Absentee Process". How does it all work? Hear the details with ANDY LOKKEN, Director of Elections for Dakota County.

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GORDON GATHRIGHT & CARING FOR PATIENTS DURING COVID-19

This week in our interview with CHAPLAIN GORDON GATHRIGHT he fills us in on how Augustana is caring for their patients and residents and keeping Covid at bay.

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LEDUC VIRTUAL EVENT

Don't miss this great virtual event showcasing the 24 girls that participated in the first Outward Bound Wilderness School for girls in 1965. During Mo's interview with participant and documentary filmmaker MAXINE W. DAVIS and LEDUC Historic Estate Site Manager MARIAH RING learn how you can take part in this event.

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IN THE GARDEN SEED SAVING

SuccessfulSeedSaving As Fall approaches, its time to plan for next year. Kelly and Char discuss Saving Seeds from existing plants - a frugal and satisfying way to make your garden work for you

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HASTINGS MAYOR MARY UPDATE

Hastings MAYOR MARY FASBENDER reminds listeners about the opportunity to clear out your garages and houses now until Sept 25th.

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AUGUSTANA UPDATE

Augustana Care in Hastings is hiring for most positions. Interested parties can call MARY WOOD at (651) 480-5915. In our interview with Campus Administrator PAUL LUITJENS has an update on Augustana.

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DOC OF THE TOWN TALKS TELEHEALTH

We explore the advances in "telehealth" in our latest edition of "Doc of the Town" with host DR. GARRICK OLSEN of Allina Health.

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BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU ON SWEEPSTAKES

Good thing BAO VANG, Communications Director of the Better Business Bureau chatted with KDWA today to give us tips on what is and isn't a legitimate sweepstakes!

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PAYING IT FORWARD TO AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Hastings native NICK PETERS shares how he is paying it forward to area law enforcement agencies. Learn how the idea for his mission got started!

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NUMEROLOGY AND YOUR HOUSE ADDRESS

What does your house address number say about you? How about your name? During our Numerology conversation with NICOLE DePALMA she breaks it down for us.

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PAM COLLINS CEILING FANS AND OTHER STUFF

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins talks about "ceiling fans and other stuff" If you have a question for Pam you can call her at (651) 319-1298, or ask for Pam at (651) 437-2121 or e-mail at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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WHAT HAVE YOU DONE SINCE I LEFT BY DONNA MATHOWETZ

Local author and speaker DONNA MATHIOWETZ has written a new book about the grief journey - "What Have You Done Since I Left". Hear where the title came from and how she is still helping facilitate grief groups during the pandemic.

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HASTINGS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR WITH AN UPDATE

Hastings Community Development Director John Hinzman checked in for an update on development projects going on around town, or in the planning stages. From the Wallin Addition to Schoolhouse Square, and the Confluence, we talk about what's in store for Hastings, development-wise.

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WHATS AHEAD FOR RIVER BLADES SKATING SCHOOL

AMANDA TRUAX, founder of River Blades Skating School is still standing and recaps the last few months and looks ahead to what the skate school has planned in our upcoming interview.

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COVID-19 IMPACTING PRESCOTT FOOD PANTRY

The Prescott Area Food Pantry serves the Prescott School District and is open for those that need help with purchasing food. In our interview with Director and COO, PETE FRENCH learn how Covid has impacted their mission.

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NUMEROLOGY AND YOUR BIRTHDAY

Need a fun distraction to take your mind off the stressors of life? In our conversation with NICOLE DePALMA learn about numerology and your birthdate.

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IT'S THE 2021 OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC

It's DAN and MO's annual conversation with the folks at The Old Farmer's Almanac. Hear the predictions for winter and beyond from Assistant Editor BEN KILBRIDE.

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FAIRY WONDERLAND PARK IN PRESCOTT

ALISON ENNENGA is MITCH CARMODY'S guest in this month's "Grief Chat" and gives listeners an update on the Fairy Wonderland Park in Prescott and other pay it forward acts that she has been doing in honor of her daughter, ELLERY.

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ANYTIME FITNESS 30-MINUTE WORKOUT

With the kids back in school, Anytime Fitness of Hastings Personal Trainers JOHN McQUADE and LISA KRUSE tell listeners about their 30 minute Backpack circuit workout.

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FIRST HAND ACCOUNT OF A COMPUTER SCAM

How easy is it to be the victim of a computer scammer? Pretty easy! In our interview with JEWELL PICKERT learn about her first hand account of her unfortunate online adventures and the things she learned that can help if this happens to you!

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HASTINGS CITY COUNCIL RECAP

Hastings City Council Member TINA FOLCH recaps the Sept 8th City Council meeting for our listeners.

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IN THE GARDEN BASICS OF FLORAL DESIGN

Basics Of Floral Design- Using materials from our gardens, Kelly and Char run thru the basics of arranging your fresh flowers for maximum enjoyment.

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GRIEF CHAT

In the September edition of "Grief Chat" with host MITCH CARMODY, as he encourages those grieving to check out the website www.opentohope.org for a comprehensive guide to useful resources.

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PRESCOTT CHAMBER UPDATE WITH CASEY JOHNSON

In our interview with Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce Coordinator CASEY JOHNSON for an update on the state of the business community in Prescott.

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STUFF THE BUS CAMPAIGN REPORT

United Way of Hastings Executive Director MARI MELLICK, and Staff Member AMY SCHAFFER report on the Annual "Stuff the Bus" Campaign, and how this year's campaign overcame COVID setbacks.

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WHATS AHEAD FOR RIVER BLADES SKATING SCHOOL

AMANDA TRUAX, founder of River Blades Skating School is still standing and recaps the last few months and looks ahead to what the skate school has planned in our upcoming interview.

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ROBOTS MILKING COWS JUSTIN SCHAFFER TALKS WITH KDWA

Robots milking cows? Yup! Hear all about it from local dairy farmer JUSTIN SCHAFFER.

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ROBOTS MILKING COWS JUSTIN SCHAFFER TALKS WITH KDWA

Robots milking cows? Yup! Hear all about it from local dairy farmer JUSTIN SCHAFFER.

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CHRISTY LUNDBY-HILL THE PATH TO CLOSING

Christy Lundby-Hill talks about "The Path to Closing." 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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STUFF THE BUS CAMPAIGN REPORT

United Way of Hastings Executive Director MARI MELLICK, and Staff Member AMY SCHAFFER report on the Annual "Stuff the Bus" Campaign, and how this year's campaign overcame COVID setbacks.

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WHATS AHEAD FOR RIVER BLADES SKATING SCHOOL

AMANDA TRUAX, founder of River Blades Skating School is still standing and recaps the last few months and looks ahead to what the skate school has planned in our upcoming interview.

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BBB INTERNET SAFETY TIP FOR YOU & YOUR CHILDREN

With many schools online in some way, the internet is an essential part of learning. Be careful what and with whom you share your personal information. In this interview with Better Business Bureau Communications Director BAO VANG to hear internet safety tips to protect you and your children.

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PAYING IT FORWARD TO AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Hastings native NICK PETERS shares how he is paying it forward to area law enforcement agencies. Learn how the idea for his mission got started!

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HASTINGS CHAMBER CHAT

Another edition of Chamber Chat with Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau President KRISTY BARSE!

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PAYING IT FORWARD TO AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Hastings native NICK PETERS shares how he is paying it forward to area law enforcement agencies. Learn how the idea for his mission got started!

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HASTINGS HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND FIELD SHOW

Support the Hastings High School Marching Band at their field show. Shows are at 3:30, 6:30 and 8:00 pm! Here are the details from Director EMILY CHANDLER and Drum Major JONAH WALT.

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HASTINGS YMCA OFFERING DISTANCE LEARNING SUPPORT

The Hastings YMCA is offering distance learning support and care for school age children Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM. In our interview with MELISSA MORRIS of the Y learn how this program can help you.

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HASTINGS FAMILY SERVICE HAS A PLAN

Hastings Family Service has started taking clothing donations again in preparation for bringing Rivertown Treasures fashion outside in the form of weekly Sidewalk Sales. In our interview with HFS Associate Director AMY SUTTON to hear the plan!

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DOC OF THE TOWN TALKS TELEHEALTH

We explore the advances in "telehealth" in our latest edition of "Doc of the Town" with host DR. GARRICK OLSEN of Allina Health.

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ITG HIGHLIGHTING BIG PLANTS

Today our spotlight shines on Thrillers-the Big showy plants that you carefully tend from year to year. Char and Kelly share their favorite Thrillers and suggest ways to keep yours thriving.

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APPLE SEASON HAS STARTED AT CNC

It's the start of Apple Season at the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center! Hear all about it from KENDAHL CHERGOSKY in this In-Depth interview.

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HFS WANTS TO HELP STUDENTS IN DISTRICCT 200

Hastings Family Service is still able to help students in District 200 schools with needed supplies for going back to school. Give them a call to set up your appointment. (651) 437-7134 here is more from HFS Executive Director CHRIS KOOP.

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BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU ON SWEEPSTAKES

Good thing BAO VANG, Communications Director of the Better Business Bureau chatted with KDWA today to give us tips on what is and isn't a legitimate sweepstakes!

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HASTINGS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR WITH AN UPDATE

Hastings Community Development Director John Hinzman checked in for an update on development projects going on around town, or in the planning stages. From the Wallin Addition to Schoolhouse Square, and the Confluence, we talk about what's in store for Hastings, development-wise.

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GORDON GATHRIGHT ON HAVING A PEN PAL

Remember the joy of having a Pen Pal? CHAPLAIN GORDON GATHRIGHT of Augustana Senior Health & Living is asking the public's help to pair up residents with pen pals. Can you help?

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BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU SCAM TRACKER

Did you know the Better Business Bureau has a Scam Tracker? Tune in to hear about this tool and scams involving packets of seeds from BBB Communications Director BAO VANG.

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DAKOTA COUNTY PARKS UPDATE

In our monthly interview with the Chairman of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, MIKE SLAVIK, is all about County Parks, and how they're being improved. From Lake Byllesby, to the new camper cabins at Whitetail Woods, we cover a lot of ground.

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PAM COLLINS WITH UPDATES

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins has some "updates" If you have a question for Pam you can call her at (651) 319-1298, or ask for Pam at (651) 437-2121 or e-mail at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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BIBLE SERIES GOD'S STORY

New Life Evangelical Free Church of Hastings invites listeners to their upcoming Bible series "God's Story" beginning Sept 6th. PASTOR BRENT KOMPELIEN will lead a 12 week discussion at 9:30 AM on Sundays. All are welcome.

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KIDS-N-KINSHIP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JAN BELMORE

Are you missing the Minnesota State Fair and looking to have some fun and raise money for a great organization? In our interview with Kids -N- Kinship Executive Director JAN BELMORE learn how you can help!

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HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT UPDATE

Hastings Superintendent of Schools DR. BOB McDOWELL tells KDWA listeners about all the planning that has gone on this summer in preparation for the upcoming school year.

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ANGEL NUMBERS

NICOLE DEPALMA introduces KDWA listeners to the concept of "Angel Numbers" in our interview.

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