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Books Raise Concerns For ISD 200

Near the end of Wednesday evening’s meeting of the ISD 200 School Board, and during the agenda item of future topics for Board discussion, Director Carrie Tate requested a board discussion regarding books available to students that are known to contain what is said to be explicit material. Click here for audio     Director Lisa …

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Pink Patch Project Returns

The City of Hastings Police Department is kicking off its 5th year participating in the Pink Patch Project, which raises awareness and money to fight breast cancer and support breast cancer research. Community Engagement Officer Whitney Rinowski provides the details. Click here for audio     She also commented on the amount raised by the project …

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Banner Garners Complaint

The United Way of Hastings has been caught in the crossfire of opposing political ideologies of the 2022 campaign. According to published reports, a United Way of Hastings banner sponsored by MN House candidate Shane Hudella was removed by his campaign after the banner was singled out by an anonymous person who lodged a complaint …

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Knights of Columbus Sausage Sale Set

The Vermillion Knights of Columbus have announced that their annual Sausage Supper will not be held in person again this year. According to a post on social media, the Knights will still sell pork and blood sausage after the 10 AM Mass on Sunday, October 30th. Event organizers encourage pre-ordering sausage, with pre-orders being taken …

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Intek To Hold Event For Manufacturing Month

To celebrate Manufacturing Month in Minnesota, Intek Plastics, a supplier of custom plastic solutions, is hosting an event at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 7, to discuss current workforce challenges and successes and how it is using the Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline to help meet its workforce needs. With the help of a Dual Training Grant, Intek …

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Hastings Chamber Schedules Candidate Forums

The Hastings Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hastings Community TV, will host a candidate forum for the races for City Council At Large, MN House District 41B, MN Senate District 41, and the Independent School District 200 Special Election, and the public is invited to submit questions for the panel. The Forum for the …

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Hastings Chamber Works To Bring Business To Students

The Hastings Chamber of Commerce is working with educators and students at Hastings High School once again to bring business to the classroom. There are two opportunities for students and other community members to engage in this new program during the school year. Employers will have the opportunity to speak with students during an Employer’s …

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Dakota Electric: Prepare Your Secondary Fuel Source

Members of Dakota Electric Association who are on the dual fuel load management program are encouraged to make sure they have adequate supplies of their secondary fuel source this winter. Dakota Electric’s power supplier, Great River Energy, has notified its member cooperatives that it expects to increase control hours this winter due to high prices …

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Prescott Council Approves Litigation Coalition Involvement For PFAS

PFAS contamination in drinking water is becoming a concern for communities in Wisconsin, and the City Council of Prescott was asked on Monday evening to make preparatory efforts to mitigate costs that may come up if the City needs to upgrade filtration because of either higher levels of PFAS in the City water supply, or …

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Prescott Council Approves Sculpture For Riverfront

On Monday evening, the Prescott City Council deliberated a proposal to place artwork from Hastings artist Dale Lewis along the Riverfront as an element of the Riverfront Restoration Project. City Administrator Matt Wolf commented on the proposal. Click here for audio     Wolf also stated there may be interest in placing a second sculpture. Click …

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