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Hastings City Council Meeting Preview

The Hastings City Council meets Monday evening. Mayor Mary Fasbender provides a preview of the agenda. Click here for audio      Click here for audio        

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FFD Obtains New Ladder Truck

The Farmington Fire Department has taken possession of a new ladder truck for the Department. According to a post on social media, the new truck, designated “Ladder 1”, will be replacing a fire engine that is over 28 years old. Ladder 1 has all the capabilities of the engine it replaces with added features like …

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Villas At Pleasant Hold Groundbreaking

Stuart Simek and Simek Property Group held an official groundbreaking ceremony on Friday morning for the Villas at Pleasant housing development, located at the corner of Pleasant and Northridge Drives, in Hastings. Representing the City of Hastings, Council Member Lori Braucks was in attendance. Click here for audio     Simek, of the Simek Meat Company …

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Week In Review: Spring Fun, Awards

Looking back at the week that was in Local, Tri-County Area Sports, we opened the 2021 Lacrosse Season with Hastings Boys Head Coach Brady Wasvick, checked in with Park High School AD Phil Kuemmel, and Prescott Native Peter Brookshaw joined KDWA Sports to fill fans in on his Baseball Season at North Dakota State. Plus, …

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Brand To Step Down

The City of Prescott has announced that City Administrator Jayne Brand has decided to step down from her position as Administrator. KDWA spoke with Brand, and she provided her reasons for the move. Click here for audio     She also said that moving to the City Clerk position would be helpful to the new Administrator. …

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Prescott Restaurants Prepare For Summer

With COVID vaccination rates going up, Prescott is gearing up for summer business, especially in the restaurant sector. Coordinator of the Prescott Area Chamber of Commerce, Casey Johnson, says the restaurants are preparing. Click here for audio     Hear the entire interview with Casey on Community In Depth. Click here for audio    

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UWH Welcomes New Board Members

The United Way of Hastings (UWH) welcomes Christopher Domingos, Robert McDowell, and Sarah Osterberg to the Board of Directors. From the UWH Press Release: Christopher “Chris” Domingos has worked in the Nuclear Industry for over 20 years and joined Xcel Energy’s Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant in 2018 as its Site Vice President. Prior to …

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County Emergency Services Receives Grant

Dakota County Commissioner Joe Atkins has announced that the County has received a grant for equipment to support first responders and the Dakota County Special Operations Team. The grant will be used for continued funding of the County’s 800 MHz radio, and to maintain the emergency operations center equipment and software. The Special Operations Team …

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Wolfpack Update: Athena, Slow Spring

In our April edition of the “Wolfpack Update”, KDWA’s Nick Tuckner caught up with Park High School Activities Director Phil Kuemmel, as we talked at length about Park’s 2020-21 Athlena Award Winner, Shauna Miller, plus more on the Spring Sports Season, that has been slowed by Covid and Weather, this past week. Dive in to …

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Raider Hockey All-Conference Players

The Hastings Raiders Boys Hockey Team also announced their All-Conference, and All-Conference Honorable Mention Players on Thursday, and KDWA Sports was able to break down the list of very deserving Raiders, from the 2020-21 campaign. You can also find the honorees from other sports during the Winter Season, on the KDWA Sports page of our …

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