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BBB CONTRACTOR SCAMS

Better Business Bureau's spokesperson DAN HENDRICKSON talks about how to protect yourself from scams being attempted regarding yard cleanup and various contracting jobs around your house.

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PINE HARBOR WANTS YOUR KIDS

Pine Harbor Christian Academy Principal and Director of Kid's Kare Center SCOTT URBAN invites parents to come check out their complex in our upcoming interview. The center and school has openings for babies as young as 6 weeks, and has a pre-school and kindergarten - 8th grade school. Visit their website at www.pineharbor.org.

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UWH BUSY SUMMER

MARI MELLICK and JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD, from the United Way of Hastings, get us ready for fall as we find out about the Kick Off for their campaign that takes place on September 7th. Jane also describes the success of Life 101 and Helping Kids Succeed YES achievements. www.unitedwayofhastings.org

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78TH ANNUAL FIREMAN'S BOOYA ON A NEW DAY SATURDAY

The tradition continues - but with a new location and new day of the week! The 78th Hastings Fireman's Booya is SATURDAY, SEPT 8th at the west side of SEAS Church in Hastings. Listen to KDWA's interview with fire fighters AL STORLIE and STEVE CRISP and hear some fun facts about this annual event.

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RIVERTOWN LIVE

SHANE HUDELLA, founder of United Heroes League invites listeners to "Rivertown Live! - a concert for a cause" on FRIDAY, SEPT 7th at the Rotary Pavilion in Hastings. The event will feature headliner HAIRBALL band and will benefit the work that the Hastings Rotary does, as well as helping fund United Heroes League. Tickets available at Hastings Ford and online at www.rivertownlive.org.

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RANDY BERG & MIKE WHEELER MISSION TRIP TO UKRAINE PART 1

Part 1 of our two part interview with Calvary Baptist Church's PASTOR BERG and congregation member MIKE WHEELER as they recount their recent mission trip to Ukraine.

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AMERICA'S FARMER MOM OF THE YEAR JANET BREMER

"Dairy Farming 101" interview with dairy farmer JANET BREMER, who recently was honored as America's Farmers Mom of the Year! Congratulations Janet!

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78TH ANNUAL FIREMAN'S BOOYA ON A NEW DAY SATURDAY

The tradition continues - but with a new location and new day of the week! The 78th Hastings Fireman's Booya is SATURDAY, SEPT 8th at the west side of SEAS Church in Hastings. Listen to KDWA's interview with fire fighters AL STORLIE and STEVE CRISP and hear some fun facts about this annual event.

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ITG HOST CHAR SCHAAR AND HER FAVORITE SUMMER FLOWERS-GLADS

In the Garden with Host CHAR SCHAAR introduces you to one of her favorite summer flowers-Glads! In this program we find out about planting, selecting bulbs, and dealing with thrips which also love to chomp on gladiolas. She shares some of her favorite color combinations and tells us why putting in some glads will make YOU glad.

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DIVERSITY MEETING PREVIEW

City of Hastings Communications Coordinator LEE STOFFEL and Executive Director of the Hastings YMCA DERRICK JAEGER share the next steps in the Diversity, Equite and Inclusion Initiative goals identified by the Community Action Committee. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, August 23rd from 6-7:30 P.M.

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RIVERTOWN LIVE

SHANE HUDELLA, founder of United Heroes League invites listeners to "Rivertown Live! - a concert for a cause" on FRIDAY, SEPT 7th at the Rotary Pavilion in Hastings. The event will feature headliner HAIRBALL band and will benefit the work that the Hastings Rotary does, as well as helping fund United Heroes League. Tickets available at Hastings Ford and online at www.rivertownlive.org.

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OULA A DIFFERENT FORM OF EXERCISE

What is OULA fitness and how is it different from other forms of exercise???? Learn more in our upcoming interview with Hastings High School teacher and Oula instructor, KARI JAEGER.

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This Weeks Realtor Gerri Lundby of the Lunday-Hill Teams topic of the week "talks with Mo about selling your home/house" If you have a question for Gerri or any of the Lundby-Hill team just can call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Gerri, Christy or Bill. you can e-mail to hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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NEW PRESCOTT MALONE INTERMEDIATE PRINCIPAL DONITA STEPHAN

Prescott Schools are excited for the new school year and SUPERINTENDENT RICK SPICUZZA and Malone Intermediate PRINCIPAL DONITA STEPAN share the details with listeners in his upcoming interview.

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BEREAVEMENT CRUISES

In this edition of Grief Chat host Mitch Carmody talks with Author Linda Findlay about Journeys of Hope Healing and Health bereavement cruises.

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THE 30 DAY CHALLENGE

Let the staff at Anytime Fitness tweak your fitness routine once school starts again. Tune in for our interview with JOHN McQUADE, KATE TORBORG and CORTNEY CADWELL to hear about the "30 Day Challenge".

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ITG - CHAR SHARES HER PICKLE RECIPE

Summer is heating up and In the Garden Host CHAR SCHARR shares her recipe for Refrigerator pickles to make use of those fresh garden cucumbers. We also compare notes on attending local county fairs and how important 4H can be in getting youth into gardens of their own

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GRIEF CHAT WITH MITCH CARMODY AND SONGWRITER DENISE GAULIN

This month's Grief Chat Mitch Carmody talks with songwriter Denise Ganulin. We hear the song Mitch had a part in "I'm still here." Denise is a bereaved mom who wrote about sibling loss.   

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FREE CONCERT

All are invited to a FREE concert by local artist CHRIS FALTEISEK on Friday, August 17th. Tune in for our interview this week to hear the details!

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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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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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TCI IS HELPING SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES

JOSHUA OLATUNDE of TCI Solutions explains how his company is helping area schools and businesses fill the pipeline of the aging and retiring work population.

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HISTORY OF ST LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF HASTINGS

LYN VANDESTEEG, Ministry Team member at St. Luke's Episcopal Church as she shares the history of the church.

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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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PRINCESS KAY OF THE MILKY WAY

Does this woman look familiar? Maybe you saw her butter carved likeness at last year's Minnesota State Fair! KDWA was honored today with a visit from EMILY ANNEXSTAD, the reigning Princess Kay of the Milky Way.

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CONGRATULATIONS FOR 38 YEARS OF DANCE

Congratulations to JAN TRIPP of Jan's School of Dance for celebrating over 38 years of teaching award winning dancers. In our upcoming interview, Jan introduces listeners to two recent national champions NICOLE REENTS and ELLIE GULLICKS.

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ADDIE SCHROEDER ON THE LOCAL PRIMARY ELECTION

The primary election for the November general election in both Minnesota and Wisconsin is TUESDAY, AUGUST 14th. Hear why we have primaries and how easy voting is from Hastings Deputy City Clerk ADDIE SCHROEDER in our upcoming interview.

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PAWS FOR CAUSE 5K RUN

Runners, walkers and pets are welcome at the ""Paws For A Cause" 5K race on Saturday, August 18th. All proceeds benefit Animal Ark. Tune in for our interview with race coordinator AMY LAURIA to hear all the details.

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TIPS FOR CHOSING TRANSITIONAL CARE

Director of Admissions for Augustana Healthcare Campus Hastings BRITTANY THOMPSON shares some preparation tips for choosing transitional care or long term care accomodations and how a recent MNDOH certification might make that decision easier.

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LAUREN LEMAY AQUATICE COORDINATOR AT THE YMCA

Meet LAUREN LeMAY, Senior Aquatics Coordinator at the Hastings area YMCA. Tune in for our interview on the benefits of water exercises and more in this upcoming interview.

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ADDIE SCHROEDER ON THE LOCAL PRIMARY ELECTION

The primary election for the November general election in both Minnesota and Wisconsin is TUESDAY, AUGUST 14th. Hear why we have primaries and how easy voting is from Hastings Deputy City Clerk ADDIE SCHROEDER in our upcoming interview.

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FREE CONCERT AT ROTARY PAVILION THURSDAY AUG 16TH

Look who surfaced at KDWA??? It's our friend DEAN MARKUSON inviting all listeners to a FREE concert at the Hastings Rotary Pavilion on Thursday, August 16th. The Air Force band STARLIFTER will play all styles of music from the 1970's - today! Concert starts at 7:00 pm. Tune in this week for our interview with Dean to hear more details.

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CARPENTER NATURE CENTER UPDATE

NATHAN GROSS and JESSIE ECKROAD from Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center stopped in to update listeners about some exciting upcoming events going on at both campuses. Listen to our interview this week on KDWA 1460 AM / 97.7 FM or online at www.kdwa.com.

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ITG CHAR SCHAAR GOES ON TOUR

Summer is waning, but planning is already beginning with In the Garden Host CHAR SCHAAR. She gives us a recap on her exciting tour of Bailey's Nursery who will roll out the newest Endless Summer Hydrangea variety in the spring. We also chat about how to care for hydrangea and how to keep ahead of a dry spell.

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HFS OPEN YOUR HEART PROGRAM

Part 1 of our two part interview with Hastings Family Service Executive Director CHRIS KOOP as she talks about the Open Your Heart Program and Rivertown Treasures.

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HFS SWIPE OUT HUNGER

Part 2 of our two part interview with Hastings Family Service Executive Director CHRIS KOOP as she talks about Swipe Out Hunger, the school supply program and need for volunteers.

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UWH HAS A BUSY SUMMER

We catch up on a very busy summer for United Way of Hastings Executive Director MARI MELLICK and Helping Kids Succeed Coordinator JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD who give listeners an idea of what's coming up to prepare Food 4 Kids with the Stuff a Bus event taking place a 3 area grocery stores August 20th through the 27th. Volunteer to help them. www.unitedwayofhastings.org

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UWH BUSY SUMMER

MARI MELLICK and JANE NEWMILLER BUSTAD, from the United Way of Hastings, get us ready for fall as we find out about the Kick Off for their campaign that takes place on September 7th. Jane also describes the success of Life 101 and Helping Kids Succeed YES achievements. www.unitedwayofhastings.org

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MEMORIES OF DENMARK TOWNSHIP

Guest Bill Kruschel continues with memories of life on the farm, his travels, friends and life lessons that include celebrating each day of his 90 years. Part 2 of 2 enlightening InDepth Conversations.

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BBB ON IRS AND FUN RUN SCAMS

DAN HENDRICKSON of the Better Business Bureau explains the phony scams involving the IRS and various "fun runs".

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BALLISTICS REPORT

Author "HENRY RIFLE", a.k.a. DAN HENDRICKON, discusses his book Ballistics Report.

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MISS HASTINGS TALKS TO KDWA LISTENERS

The delightful ALAINA MATTIMIRO, the new Miss Hastings 2019 took time out of her busy schedule to tell listeners how excited she is to be representing Hastings and what she looks forward to in the upcoming year.

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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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MISSING CROC FOUND

No, this wasn't all just a publicity stunt......tune in for our interview with artist DALE LEWIS and his Fine Art Representative MECCA PAGE and hear the whole story of the stolen but now found crocodile. Dale also wants to thank KDWA listeners for their support the last few weeks.

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HEMP IS DIFFERENT THAN MARIJUANA

Hemp is NOT the same thing as marijuana! JOHN STROHFUS, President of Minnesota Hemp Farms as he clears up common misnomers and shares an update on his industrial hemp business.

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RANDY BERG & MIKE WHEELER MISSION TRIP TO UKRAINE PART 1

Part 1 of our two part interview with Calvary Baptist Church's PASTOR BERG and congregation member MIKE WHEELER as they recount their recent mission trip to Ukraine.

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RANDY BERG & MIKE WHEELER MISSION TRIP TO UKRAINE PART 2

Part 2 of our two part interview with Calvary Baptist Church's PASTOR BERG and congregation member MIKE WHEELER as they recount their recent mission trip to Ukraine.

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APPRAISED VS ASSESSED VALUE

What is the difference between your home's assessed value and appraised value? Should you clean your house before the appraiser visits? Tune in for our interview with appraiser JOHN MOES to hear the answers to these questions and more.

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PINE HARBOR WANTS YOUR KIDS

Pine Harbor Christian Academy Principal and Director of Kid's Kare Center SCOTT URBAN invites parents to come check out their complex in our upcoming interview. The center and school has openings for babies as young as 6 weeks, and has a pre-school and kindergarten - 8th grade school. Visit their website at www.pineharbor.org.

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VEHICLE RESHIPPING

DAN HENDRICKSON of the Better Business Bureau talks about the scam called "vehicle reshipping".

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MISSING CROC FOUND

No, this wasn't all just a publicity stunt......tune in for our interview with artist DALE LEWIS and his Fine Art Representative MECCA PAGE and hear the whole story of the stolen but now found crocodile. Dale also wants to thank KDWA listeners for their support the last few weeks.

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ITG SUMMER TIPS

Today on In the Garden, CHAR SCHAAR devotes time to top tips that you can use to make your time in the garden more productive. From reminders to deadhead, to mower height during dry spells, we also talk about making a sticky apple fly bait and how to prepare plants for mid-season moves.

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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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PHARMACIES OF THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

How have pharmacies changes and what will they look like in the future? Tune in for our conversation entitled "Pharmacy: Past, Present and Future" with Coborn's Pharmacy Manager TROY ANDERSON, Intern EMILY BENSON and Pharmacist JARVIS JOHNSON. Tune in to KDWA 1460 AM / 97.7 FM or listen online at www.kdwa.com.

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HEMP IS DIFFERENT THAN MARIJUANA

Hemp is NOT the same thing as marijuana! JOHN STROHFUS, President of Minnesota Hemp Farms as he clears up common misnomers and shares an update on his industrial hemp business.

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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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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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TOM COMBS THRILLER WRONGFUL DEATHS

All are invited to "Bookstube at the Bierstube" on Thursday, August 16th featuring author TOM COMBS and his new thriller, "Wrongful Deaths". Tune in for our interview next week to hear all the details.

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1ST DISTRICT DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONER MIKE SLAVIK, CONSTRUCTION AND THE FAIR

Dakota County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK is my guest to answer commonly asked questions about Dakota County Parks and road construction taking place this summer. We also discuss his favorite time of the year, Dakota County Fair week, coming up August 6-12.

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TWIN TOWERS FROM 911 AT THE DAKOTA COUNTY FAIR

The Dakota County Fair is a favorite of my guest, Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK, who shares an exciting opportunity to see the Twin Towers 9-11 display which is coming to Farmington August 6th, 7th and 8th. We also discuss affordable housing and challenges of a county with a rural and urban population

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