KDWA Featured News

Author's posts

Hastings Senior Living Celebrates Harvest

Hastings Senior Health and Living recently celebrated the Harvest Season at the facility and Chaplain Gordon Gathright sat down with KDWA to describe their recent Garden to Table program. Click here for audio     He also talked about providing the bounty of the garden to the residents. Click here for audio     They will be …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/hastings-senior-living-celebrates-harvest/

Dalaska Gets Book Published

Hastings Pioneer Room volunteer and historian Shirley Dalaska has written a book tracing the history of local women serving in the military called “Hastings Women Who Served: Civil War Through Korea”. In a recent interview with KDWA, Shirley talked about the total number of women that served during this time. Click here for audio     …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/dalaska-gets-book-published/

Power Of 100 Women Donates To Cole Foundation

A group of Hastings business women, calling themselves the Power of 100 Women, recently gathered for an evening event resulting in financial support for a local charity. Melissa Freiermuth, founder of the Hastings Power of 100 Women shares an update from the October event. Click here for audio     Freiermuth indicated that the Cole Foundation …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/power-of-100-women-donates-to-cole-foundation/

Durow Farm Nominated

The Durow Family has been farming in the Hastings area for five generations, and were recently nominated for the Excellence in Agriculture Award through the Minnesota Farm Bureau. Amanda Durow recently sat down with KDWA’s Mo to talk about the Award. Amanda talked a bit about the farm’s history. Click here for audio     She …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/durow-farm-nominated/

McDonald’s Partners With Folds of Honor For Scholarship

McDonald’s franchises in the KDWA listening are teaming up with Minnesota Folds of Honor to fundraise for scholarships for students from families in need. Megan Cron, with Folds of Honor has the details. Click here for audio     Cron also spoke about eligibility for scholarships. Click here for audio     The donations from McDonald’s will …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/mcdonalds-partners-with-folds-of-honor-for-scholarship/

Haas Named Prescott Student Of The Week

The Prescott High School Counseling Office reports that the Prescott Kiwanis Student of the Week is Freshman Makaria Haas. According to a nomination submitted by English teacher Tania Novak, Makaria has been a phenomenal Honors English 1 student this year. She positively contributes to class discussions, shows advanced skills in her writing, and demonstrates a …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/haas-named-prescott-student-of-the-week/

Trash Can Fire Reported At HHS

The Hastings High School reports that at approximately 2:25 PM last Thursday, they experienced a fire alarm at the high school. Students reported a smoldering trash can in one of the restrooms and a staff member was able to quickly suppress the fire and avoid any potential danger to the building. According to Principal Scott …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/trash-can-fire-reported-at-hhs/

ISD 200 Candidate Forum Held

The candidates for the ISD 200 Special School Board election gathered on Thursday evening for a Candidate Forum hosted by the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce, and televised by Hastings Community Television. Each of the candidates was allowed a one-minute introduction to present their platforms. Candidate Todd Kullmann. Click here for audio     Next was …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/isd-200-candidate-forum-held/

Gobble Gait Early Registration Ends Monday

It’s nearly, but not too late to register early for Gobble Gait on Thanksgiving morning in Hastings. Amy Sutton of Hastings Family Service encourages racers and sponsors to gobble up the opportunity to run and support this family event. Click here for audio     Learn more at GobbleGait.com. Click here for audio    

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/gobble-gait-early-registration-ends-monday/

Spectro Holds Grand Opening For New Warehouse

Spectro Alloys in Rosemount held an open house on Wednesday to showcase a new 70,000-square-foot warehouse on the Spectro property. The distribution center helps streamline the production, shipping and receiving processes at Spectro Alloys, which provides recycled aluminum ingots to regional die casters and foundries. Spectro Alloys President Luke Palen commented on the impact the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://kdwa.com/2022/10/spectro-holds-grand-opening-for-new-warehouse/