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PROVIDENCE HOUSE AND RECOVERY ROAST BBQ

Rise Up Recovery is moving forward with renovations at Providence House, and Executive Director TIFFANY NEUHARTH brings us up to date on the latest accomplishments, including found relics. We also talk about the 2nd Annual Recovery Roast BBQ on September 3rd at Pioneer Park.

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HARBOR CHURCH PASTOR JIM ANDERSON ANNOUNCES CHANGES COMING

Congratualtions to Pastor JIM ANDERSON of the Harbor Church in Hastings on his upcoming transition from ministry to a church consulting career. Hear about his 24 years at the Harbor and what he will miss the most.

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VANESSA EDWARDS WITH KIDS-N-KINSHIP TALKS ABOUT MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES

Kids-N-Kinship provides friendships and positive role models to children and youth ages 5 to 16 who are in need of an additional supportive relationship with an adult. During Mo's interview with VANESSA EDWARDS, Recruitment Coordinator learn about mentoring opportunities.

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PROVIDENCE HOUSE AND RECOVERY ROAST BBQ

Rise Up Recovery is moving forward with renovations at Providence House, and Executive Director TIFFANY NEUHARTH brings us up to date on the latest accomplishments, including found relics. We also talk about the 2nd Annual Recovery Roast BBQ on September 3rd at Pioneer Park.

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IT'S OFFICIAL UNITED HOSPITAL HASTINGS REGINA CAMPUS

It's official, the integration of United Hospital and Regina Hospital takes another step with the official name change. Campus President HELEN STRIKE has the details.

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GREG JABLONSKE, IS REAL ESTATE GETTING BACK TO NORMAL

Greg Jablonske asks the question "is the real estate business getting back to normal?" If you have a question for Greg call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg or Wayne with the Home Results Group.

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THIS WEEK TED BLANK HOWS OF THE TRAVEL SHOW TALKS ABOUT CANCUN

During this week's Travel Show, with host TED BLANK learn how now is the perfect time to start planning your winter getaway to Cancun.

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CARPENTER NATURE CENTER & THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY

During Mo's interview with Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center's DELANEY OSMOND and JESSIE ECKROAD will discuss the recent listing of the monarch butterfly on the endangered species list.

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BANNER CAMPAIGN FOR 2022

United Way of Hastings Executive Director MARI MELLICK joins us to discuss the banner campaign that starts with the Hastings Raiders' first home football game on September 1st at Todd Field. Learn how to get involved.

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CARPENTER NATURE CENTER & THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY

During Mo's interview with Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center's DELANEY OSMOND and JESSIE ECKROAD will discuss the recent listing of the monarch butterfly on the endangered species list.

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THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTENDED RIVERTOWN DAYS 2022

KRISTY BARSE, President of the Hastings Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau reports 10,000 people attended the Rivertown Days 2022 festival on Friday, 14,000 on Saturday and almost 7,000 on Sunday!

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THIS WEEK TED BLANK HOWS OF THE TRAVEL SHOW TALKS ABOUT CANCUN

During this week's Travel Show, with host TED BLANK learn how now is the perfect time to start planning your winter getaway to Cancun.

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HASTINGS CITY COUNCIL RECAP WITH LORI BRAUCKS

Hastings City Council Member at Large LORI BRAUCKS recaps the most recent council meeting and giving insights into her decision to not seek another term in office.

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THE HASTINGS YMCA WANTS YOU TO PROSPER YOUR POTENTIAL

The YMCA of Hastings wants you to Prosper Your Potential this month and TRACY SPINKS has ideas for you to do so.

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IN THE GARDEN HOST KELLY TALKS ABOUT HERBS AT THE WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR

Part 1 of 2-Our visit with Washington County Master Gardeners. Kelly talks to Randy Franke at the Washington County Fair - learning about herbs and finding out why everyone should try growing them.

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VANESSA EDWARDS WITH KIDS-N-KINSHIP TALKS ABOUT MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES

Kids-N-Kinship provides friendships and positive role models to children and youth ages 5 to 16 who are in need of an additional supportive relationship with an adult. During Mo's interview with VANESSA EDWARDS, Recruitment Coordinator learn about mentoring opportunities.

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FREE PROGRAMMING AT FREEDOM PARK IN PRESCOTT

LINDA SCHENK is the new Program and Operations Manager at the Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center at Freedom Park! Hear about some great FREE programming they are offering and what is in store for the center this fall.

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MEET THE CANDIDATE FOR MN STATE SENATE DISTRICT 41 THOMAS DIPPEL

This episode of "Meet the Candidate" we will speak with Thomas Dippel who is running for the Minnesota State Senate, District 41. This is a paid political program, paid for by the candidate.

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OPIOID AWARENESS DAY IS COMING

In this segment of Community In-Depth, we talk with MARI MELLICK, Executive Director of United Way of Hastings, and BRIDGETTE NORRING, newly-appointed board member with Victims Of Illicit Drugs (VOID) about the upcoming International OverdoseAwareness Day, to be held at the Confluence Parking Ramp.

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BANNER CAMPAIGN FOR 2022

United Way of Hastings Executive Director MARI MELLICK joins us to discuss the banner campaign that starts with the Hastings Raiders' first home football game on September 1st at Todd Field. Learn how to get involved.

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TALK WITH THE CANDIDATE TONLY JURGENS CRT & THE ACTION FOR LIBERTY GROUP

In this addidtion of "Talk With The Candidate" a paid for political show we ask Tony Jurgens, candidate for MN State Senate District 41 about Critical Race Theory and what he voted for. Tony also talks about the group Action for Liberty

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PAM COLLINS WHAT IS MY HOME WORTH

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins topic of the week "what is my home worth?" To get ahold of Pam call: (651) 319-1298, or your Hastings Edina Reality office at (651) 437-2121 and ask for Pam by e-mail at hastingsinfo@edinarealty.com:

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MEET THE CANDIDATE FOR MN STATE SENATE DISTRICT 41 THOMAS DIPPEL

This episode of "Meet the Candidate" we will speak with Thomas Dippel who is running for the Minnesota State Senate, District 41. This is a paid political program, paid for by the candidate.

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MN SENATE DISTRICT 41 CANDIDATE TONLY JURGENS TALKS ABOUT WHY HE IS RUNNIN

MN Representative Tony Jurgens talks about his candidacy for MN Senate District 41. Jurgens explains why he is running for the senate seat and the difference between being a representative V.S. a senator

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HFS OPEN YOUR HEART CAMPAIGN RAISES OVER $63,000.00

DEANA DUNNING and KELLY CARTER from Hastings Family Service stopped in to talk about the success of their July "Open Your Heart" campaign, raising over $63,000.

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TED BLANK OF TED BLANK LUXURY TRAVEL TALKS ABOUT EUROPE

Is a trip to Europe on your bucket list? What are you waiting for? TED BLANK of Ted Blank Luxury Travel and Adventure can help you put together a personalized trip of your dreams!

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JOY LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PRESCOTT CELEBRATING 50 YEARS

Joy Lutheran Church in Prescott is celebrating their 50 year anniversary on Sunday, August 14th from 10:30 am - 3:30 pm and church members HOPE OLSON and TRACY BANNIT share the details in our interview.

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THIS WEEK IN THE GARDEN HOST KELLY VISTS WITH BEA W

Today a treat to visit with guest and garden enthusiast, Bea Westerberg. Kelly asks about her history with Hastings Farm Market, her popular gardening column and how she has faced several life challenges with humor and perseverance.

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AARP ON THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATING YOURSELF ON THE CANDIDATES

During Mo's interview with CATHY McLEER, State Director for AARP Minnesota they discuss the many things that AARP does for those 50+ and the importance of educating yourself and understanding the positions of political candidates pertaining to seniors.

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During Mo's interview with CATHY McLEER, State Director for AARP Minnesota they discuss the many things that AARP does for those 50+ and the importance of educating yourself and understanding the positions of political candidates pertaining to seniors.

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RELAY FOR LIFE FRIDAY AUGUST 5TH

The 28th Annual Relay for Life American Cancer Society fundraiser is Friday, August 5th from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Hastings Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park. Co-chairs LINDA KAMPA and JO JO SCHOMMER have all the details on the night's festivities.

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OUR SAVIORS CHURCH REBRANDS THE SPARKS PROGRAM FOR KIDS

Our Saviors Church of Hastings has taken the lead on the rebranded summer SPARK program for kids. Learn more in our interview with THERESA CHATLLE, Community Outreach and Event Coordinator at OSEL Church.

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HASTINGS CITY ADMIINISTRADOR DAN WIETECHA WITH THE STRATEGIC PLAN REPORT

The Hastings City Council recently heard a quarterly report regarding the City's Strategic Initiative Plan. City Administrator DAN WIETECHA stopped by the KDWA Studios to discuss the plan and how it drives development in Hastings. We also talk a bit about the Highway 61 Corridor Study.

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CHRISTY LUNDBY-HILL ON THE REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK

Christy Lundby-Hill tlaks about "the real estate outlook." 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 Christy at: christyhill@edinarealty.com.

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KDWA'S MO HAS THE DETAILS ABOUT PETE LIKES JAMBOREE SUN JULY 31ST

Crooner PETE LIKES sopped in to talk about his upcoming July Jamboree concert on Sunday, July 31st at 2:00 pm at the Rotary Pavilion.

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HASTINGS MAYOR MARY FASBENDER WITH A CITY COUNCIL UPDATE

Hastings Mayor MARY FASBENDER recaps the recent City Council meeting and shares other updates in our interview today!

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STEVE BAUER & MO ON THIS WEEKENDS LITTLE LOG HOUSE ANTIQUE POWER SHOW

STEVE BAUER seems pretty relaxed considering thousands of people are going to be descending upon the Little Log House Pioneer Village this weekend for the annual Antique Power Show! The show runs July 29, 30 and 31 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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RELAY FOR LIFE FRIDAY AUGUST 5TH

The 28th Annual Relay for Life American Cancer Society fundraiser is Friday, August 5th from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Hastings Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park. Co-chairs LINDA KAMPA and JO JO SCHOMMER have all the details on the night's festivities.

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IT'S COUNTY FAIR TIME

In this segment of Community In Depth, Dakota County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK talks all things Fair, including a County Board meeting and the Demolition Deby and so much more. The Fair is August 8th through the 14th.

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DAKOTA COUNTY SUMMER PROGRAMS STILL GOING STRONG

Even though many families might be out of town on vacation, Dakota County still has a lot of programming and events to attend. County Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK talks about Music and Performances in the parks and preparing to bring Bison to Spring Lake Park Reserve.

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TED BLANK HOST OF THE TRAVEL SHOW TALKS ABOUT JAMICA THIS WEEK

This week's edition of The Travel Show, with host TED BLANK features the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica. Learn why this destination should be on your radar for a warm weather getaway.

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RIVER BLADES SKATING SCHOOL IN WORLD COMPETITION

AMANDA TRUAX, founder of River Blades Skating School chats with KDWA about the upcoming World Competition her skaters will take part in August 4-7th near Chicago.

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UWRF BUSINESS INOVATION CENTER GETS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

Meet SHERI MARNELL, Director of the St Croix Valley Business Innovation Center which supports small businesses and start-ups. You will learn all about their recent international recognition for excellence in the work they are doing with their clients.

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IN THE GARDEN HOST KELLY ON SUMMER GARDEN COLORS

Kelly takes a colorful look at a mid summer garden that can also give us all ideas for next year. Kelly also highlights a curious garden encounter and offers an invitation to attend the upcoming Plant sale, held this Friday and Saturday.

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STEVE BAUER & MO ON THIS WEEKENDS LITTLE LOG HOUSE ANTIQUE POWER SHOW

STEVE BAUER seems pretty relaxed considering thousands of people are going to be descending upon the Little Log House Pioneer Village this weekend for the annual Antique Power Show! The show runs July 29, 30 and 31 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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COMMUNITY ED REMINDS US THERE IS TIME TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Hastings Community Education Enrichment and Recreation Coordinator JACI HANSEY reminds listeners that there is still time to register your children for ongoing summer programming.

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NAN BAILLY HAS THIS SUMMERS UPDATE FOR ALEXIS BAILLY VINYARD

In 1973, the first grape vines were planted at Alexis Bailly Vineyard in Hastings. The winery is open Fri-Sun from noon-5:00 pm and is located at 18200 Kirby Avenue South. KDWA's Mo has a Hastings history lesson and fun background stories on the winery from owner/vine maker NAN BAILLY.

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AUTHOR DIANE DAVIS ON HOW TO GROW READERS & SPARK INTEREST IN READING

Author DIANE DAVIES stopped in to KDWA today to give tips to adults on how to grow readers and help spark an interest in reading.

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UWH WORKING TO RAISE AWARENESS DAY

With International Overdose Awareness Day coming in August. United Way of Hastings Helping Kids Succeed Program Manager JANE NEUMILLER-BUSTAD talks about what the community can expect from this year's presentation, and how to get involved. We also recap the recent presentations made at ISD 200.

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OUR SAVIORS CHURCH REBRANDS THE SPARKS PROGRAM FOR KIDS

Our Saviors Church of Hastings has taken the lead on the rebranded summer SPARK program for kids. Learn more in our interview with THERESA CHATLLE, Community Outreach and Event Coordinator at OSEL Church.

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CHAPLAIN GORDON GATHRIGHT ON MO9VING OUT OF YOUR FAMILY HOME

Moving out of your family home into an assisted living facility is never easy, but Chaplain GORDON GATHRIGHT of Hastings Senior Health and Living shares some tips to make it a little easier for everyone involved.

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GREG JABLONSKE ON GEARING UP FOR SENIOR LIVING

Greg Jablonske talks about "gearing up for senior living." If you have a question for Greg call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg or Wayne with the Home Results Group.

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TED BLANK OF TED BLANK LUXURY TRAVEL & ADVENTURE ON MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE

It's another edition of The Travel Show with your host TED BLANK of Ted Blank Luxury Travel and Adventure and this week we hear about a fabulous cruise around the Mediterranean Sea.

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BLACK DIRT THEATERS NEW PRODUCTION OF NEWIES HERE ARE THE DETAILS

Black Dirt Theater's summer musical is "Newsies" and ROBIN STARCH, Co-Founder, Artistic Director and Co-Director of the show and RYAN McCOY, Board Secretary and Music Director and Conductor of the show invite listeners to the Hastings Middle School July 29-31, Aug 3-6 for a rousing rendition of this Disney classic.

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KDWA'S MO HAS THE DETAILS ABOUT PETE LIKES JAMBOREE SUN JULY 31ST

Crooner PETE LIKES sopped in to talk about his upcoming July Jamboree concert on Sunday, July 31st at 2:00 pm at the Rotary Pavilion.

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HASTINGS MAYOR MARY FASBENDER WITH A CITY COUNCIL UPDATE

Hastings Mayor MARY FASBENDER recaps the recent City Council meeting and shares other updates in our interview today!

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MARIAH RING HAS A LECUC UPDATE

Have you ever taken a guided tour of the beautiful LeDuc Historic Estate? Put this on your summer bucket list! The house is open for tours Thursday-Sunday. Tune in for our interview with Site Supervisor MARIAH RING!

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HASTINGS CITY ADMIINISTRADOR DAN WIETECHA WITH THE STRATEGIC PLAN REPORT

The Hastings City Council recently heard a quarterly report regarding the City's Strategic Initiative Plan. City Administrator DAN WIETECHA stopped by the KDWA Studios to discuss the plan and how it drives development in Hastings. We also talk a bit about the Highway 61 Corridor Study.

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TED BLANK OF TED BLANK LUXURY TRAVEL & ADVENTURE ON MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE

It's another edition of The Travel Show with your host TED BLANK of Ted Blank Luxury Travel and Adventure and this week we hear about a fabulous cruise around the Mediterranean Sea.

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OUR SAVIORS CHURCH REBRANDS THE SPARKS PROGRAM FOR KIDS

Our Saviors Church of Hastings has taken the lead on the rebranded summer SPARK program for kids. Learn more in our interview with THERESA CHATLLE, Community Outreach and Event Coordinator at OSEL Church.

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