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AUTHOR DIANE DAVIS HAS A NEW BOOK LIFE IN THE NECK ADVENT

Author Diane Davies has written a new book in he "Life in the Neck" series called Advent of Christmas. This book features many of the same characters, yet differs in how it came to be.

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OSL PASTORJOEL ROVA-HEGENER FROM NORWAY

Get to know Pastor JOEL ROVA-HEGENER of Our Savior's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hastings and hear about his journey to Hastings from a congregation in Norway.

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TODD FIELD & THE POST OFFICE WPA PROJECTS

Historian SPENCER JOHNSON spent time with KDWA and talked about some of the iconic WPA projects in Hastings, like the Post Office and Todd Field.

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WHAT IS THE HASTINGS PRESERVATION COMMISSION CHAIR CINDY TOPPING HAS THE ANSWERS

What is the Hastings Heritage Preservation Commission? You will learn all the good things they do in the city from Commission Chair CINDY TOPPIN.

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SKATE WITH SANTA

It's the 16th Annual "Skate With Santa" event, featuring skaters from Riverblades Skating School. The event raises money for Hastings Family Service and is a chance for you to lace up your skates and skate with old St. Nick himself. During Mo's interview with AMANDA TRUAX learn all the exciting details.

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GREG JABLONSKE ON HOW DO WE DECIDE THE VALUE OF OUR HOME

Greg Jablonske asks the question "how do we decide the value of our home?" If you have a question for Greg call (651) 437-2121 and ask for Greg or Wayne.

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RIVER VALLEY BANK HOLIDAY CONCERT SUNDAY DECEMBERE 12TH

The River Valley Community Band is having a Holiday Concert featuring special guest "Bells of the Bluff" bell choir on Sunday, December 12th at 3:00 pm at St. Philip's Church in Hastings! Learn all about it from participants DIANE EASTON, DAN RETKA, CRESS GACKLE and MARILEE ANDERSON.

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DEACON ROD WALKER ON WAY TO PREPARE OUR HEARTS FOR CHRISTMAS

During KDWA Mo's invterview with Deacon ROD WALKER he discusses ways we can prepare our hearts for Christmas and embrace the peace of the Advent season.

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HOLIDAY TEA AT THE LEDUC

There is still time to sign up for a Holiday Tea at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings. MARIAH RING, Site Supervisor for the house gives us the details and reminds listeners that the house is available for rental.

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JEAN MCGREE LIFE STORY PART-1

KDWA listeners are in for a treat as Hastings resident Jean McGree stops by to reminisce about her fascinating life in Part 1 of 2

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JEAN MCGREE LIFE STORY PART-2

KDWA listeners are in for a treat as Hastings resident Jean McGree stops by to reminisce about her fascinating life in Part 2 of 2.

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FOOD4KIDS PROGRAM UPDATE

On this segment of Community In-Depth, we speak with United Way of Hastings Food4Kids Program Manager AMY SHAFFER, who brings us up-to-date on the meals served so far this year, the process of the program, and how to donate food, money, or time.

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DEACON ROD WALKER ON WAY TO PREPARE OUR HEARTS FOR CHRISTMAS

During KDWA Mo's invterview with Deacon ROD WALKER he discusses ways we can prepare our hearts for Christmas and embrace the peace of the Advent season.

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DEACON ROD WALKER ON WAY TO PREPARE OUR HEARTS FOR CHRISTMAS

During KDWA Mo's invterview with Deacon ROD WALKER he discusses ways we can prepare our hearts for Christmas and embrace the peace of the Advent season.

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SKATE WITH SANTA

It's the 16th Annual "Skate With Santa" event, featuring skaters from Riverblades Skating School. The event raises money for Hastings Family Service and is a chance for you to lace up your skates and skate with old St. Nick himself. During Mo's interview with AMANDA TRUAX learn all the exciting details.

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RIVER VALLEY BANK HOLIDAY CONCERT SUNDAY DECEMBERE 12TH

The River Valley Community Band is having a Holiday Concert featuring special guest "Bells of the Bluff" bell choir on Sunday, December 12th at 3:00 pm at St. Philip's Church in Hastings! Learn all about it from participants DIANE EASTON, DAN RETKA, CRESS GACKLE and MARILEE ANDERSON.

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DAVE OSBERG REFLECTS ON HIS 40 YEAR CAREER

Eagan City Administrator DAVE OSBERG reflects on his almost 40 year career in public service and fills us in on his plans after his March 2022 retirement.

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HOLIDAY TEA AT THE LEDUC

There is still time to sign up for a Holiday Tea at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings. MARIAH RING, Site Supervisor for the house gives us the details and reminds listeners that the house is available for rental.

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ST JOHN'S LIVE NATIFITY THIS SATURDAY

St. John's Lutheran Church in Hastings will once again present A Living Nativity this Saturday, December 4th. Admission is FREE. During Mo's interview with Pastor JON ZIMPLEMAN you will learn all the details.

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OSL PASTORJOEL ROVA-HEGENER FROM NORWAY

Get to know Pastor JOEL ROVA-HEGENER of Our Savior's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hastings and hear about his journey to Hastings from a congregation in Norway.

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DOC OF THE TOWN TYPES OF TIRED

02/18 -Not all kinds of tired are the same! During Mo's conversation with Doc of the Town DR. GARRICK OLSEN you will learn the differences and an action plan for dealing with them.

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MIKE SLAVIK DAKOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONER TALKS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS IN THE COUNTY

Dakota County First District Commissioner MIKE SLAVIK shares how the county is helping to address and solve homelessness in the county.

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PREPARING FOR SNOW EMERGENCIES

Today, we talk with Hastings Chief of Police BRYAN SCHAFER and discuss the upcoming winter season and the way the City declares and handles snow emergencies. We also talk about Hydrant Heroes and other winter-related topics.

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AUTHOR DIANE DAVIS HAS A NEW BOOK LIFE IN THE NECK ADVENT

Author Diane Davies has written a new book in he "Life in the Neck" series called Advent of Christmas. This book features many of the same characters, yet differs in how it came to be.

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PAM COLLINS WALKING THROUGH THE PURCHASE AGREEMENT PART 5

This Weeks Realtor Pam Collins topic of the week is "walking through a purchase agreement part-5." 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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PREPARING FOR SNOW EMERGENCIES

Today, we talk with Hastings Chief of Police BRYAN SCHAFER and discuss the upcoming winter season and the way the City declares and handles snow emergencies. We also talk about Hydrant Heroes and other winter-related topics.

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BBB DOOR TO DOOR SALES & GIFT SCAMS

The summer months bring out door to door sales and other seasonal scams. During Mo's conversation with BAO VANG, Communications Director with the Better Business Bureau you will learn how to avoid being taken advantage of.

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WHAT IS THE HASTINGS PRESERVATION COMMISSION CHAIR CINDY TOPPING HAS THE ANSWERS

What is the Hastings Heritage Preservation Commission? You will learn all the good things they do in the city from Commission Chair CINDY TOPPIN.

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BBB DOOR TO DOOR SALES & GIFT SCAMS

The summer months bring out door to door sales and other seasonal scams. During Mo's conversation with BAO VANG, Communications Director with the Better Business Bureau you will learn how to avoid being taken advantage of.

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THANKSGIVING HISTORY WITH SPENCER JOHNSON

Historian SPENCER JOHNSON stopped in to KDWA a to share the history of Thanksgiving with listeners.

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENTS NEW HOUSING PROJECTS IN PRESCOTT

Prescott City Administrator MATT WOLF fills us in on business developments, new housing projects, Well 3 update and more in our upcoming interview.

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HASTINGS SENIOR CENTER SERVES OVER 300 THANKSGIVING MEALS

Did you know the Hastings Senior Center will serve 300+ meals at their Thanksgiving drive-thru event this year! Wow! Hastings Senior Center and Disabilities Coordinator LAURIE THRUSH fills us in on how things are beginning to return to "normal" again at the center and how good it feels!

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IN THE GARDEN HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW

Kelly and Char continue the tradition with their 5th Annual Holiday GIft Show- sharing some of Char's hand-picked gift ideas for that gardener on your holiday list. This is our final show of 2021. See you in the Spring!

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WHAT IS THE HASTINGS PRESERVATION COMMISSION CHAIR CINDY TOPPING HAS THE ANSWERS

What is the Hastings Heritage Preservation Commission? You will learn all the good things they do in the city from Commission Chair CINDY TOPPIN.

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RESURRECTION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OUTREACH

Resurrection United Methodist Church Pastor MARK MILLER has much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving and shares how impressed he is with his congregation and the community outreach they do.

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PRESCOTT CHAMBER CHAT

Prescott Chamber Coordinator CASEY JOHNSON is gearing up for the Holiday season and has lots to share with listeners on some exciting events starting this weekend.

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HFS FREE RIDE PROGRAM MADDIE BIERMAIER HAS THE DETAILS

Did you know Hastings Family Service has a ride program offered FREE to those going to medical appointments? During KDWA Mo's interview with HFS Programs Coordinator MADDIE BIERMAIER learn how you can volunteer to be a driver or request a ride.

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HFS FREE RIDE PROGRAM MADDIE BIERMAIER HAS THE DETAILS

Did you know Hastings Family Service has a ride program offered FREE to those going to medical appointments? During KDWA Mo's interview with HFS Programs Coordinator MADDIE BIERMAIER learn how you can volunteer to be a driver or request a ride.

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PREPARING FOR SNOW EMERGENCIES BROUGHT TO YOU BY ENSURE INSURANCE AGENCY OF HASTINGS

Today, we talk with Hastings Chief of Police BRYAN SCHAFER and discuss the upcoming winter season and the way the City declares and handles snow emergencies. We also talk about Hydrant Heroes and other winter-related topics.

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EXERCISE AND STRENGTH TRAINING DURING PREGNANCY

Hastings Anytime Fitness personal trainers CORTNEY JANSICH and LISA KRUSE stress the importance of exercise and strength training during pregnancy.

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THE LUNDBY-HILL TEAM REDESIGN

Christy Lundby-Hill talks about the Lundby Hill Team Redesign and a new member. 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 her a christyhill@edinarealty.com.

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HASTINGS MAYOR MARY FASBENDER WITH MONDAYS CITY COUNCIL RECAP

Hastings Mayor MARY FASBENDER recaps the most recent City Council meeting for listeners. Hear about building heights, proposed new apartments and found money!

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IT'S OUR YEARLY CHAT WITH A SENIOR EDITOR FROM THE OLD FARMERS ALAMAC

The Old Farmer's Almanac has been around since 1792, and Senior Editor SARAH PERRAULT tells KDWA about its rich history. What kind of winter are they projecting?

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LOW DOSE LUNG CANCER SCREENING NOW AVAILABLE IN HASTINGS

Allina Health Cancer Institute at Hastings wants to educate the public on low dose lung cancer screening available in Hastings. Mo has all the details in this interview with KAREN OLSON, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

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AUTHOR DIANE DAVIS HAS A NEW BOOK LIFE IN THE NECK ADVENT

Author Diane Davies has written a new book in he "Life in the Neck" series called Advent of Christmas. This book features many of the same characters, yet differs in how it came to be.

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FREE ON THE JOB TRAINING AT HSHL

Hastings Senior Health and Living Administrator MERILEE JOHNSON and Chaplain GORDON GATHRIGHT invite listeners to take advantage of FREE on the job training at their facility. Want to learn more? All the information is here!

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LOW DOSE LUNG CANCER SCREENING NOW AVAILABLE IN HASTINGS

Allina Health Cancer Institute at Hastings wants to educate the public on low dose lung cancer screening available in Hastings. Mo has all the details in this interview with KAREN OLSON, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

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KDWA TAKES A TOUR ON THE NEW PORTION OF HWY 316 WITH PROJECT MANAGER BRYANT FICEK

KDWA staff was treated to a narrated tour of the completed Hwy 316 Improvement Project, with MN DOT Project Manager BRYANT FICEK shares some behind the scenes insights.

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LEARN ABOUT THE VISITATION PRECAUTIONS AT HSHL

Hastings Senior Health and Living reminds guests of the current safety precautions in place regarding visitors. Mo has an informative conversation with HSHL Administrator MERILEE JOHNSON and Chaplain GORDON GATHRIGHT.

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ST PHILLIPS BAKE AND SOUP SALE THIS FRIDAY

The St. Philip's Church 18th Annual Bake and Soup Sale is this Saturday, November 20th from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm. Hear the details from event volunteers DAVID WEISSER and MARGARET GODERSTAD.

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IN THE GARDEN KELLY VISITS JAN'S GAZEBO

This show was set in a beautiful Gazebo belonging to Kelly's Mom, Jan. Hear how the building transformed from a vision to the site of a very special day.

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HASTINGS MAYOR MARY FASBENDER WITH MONDAYS CITY COUNCIL RECAP

Hastings Mayor MARY FASBENDER recaps the most recent City Council meeting for listeners. Hear about building heights, proposed new apartments and found money!

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BOOKSTUBE EVENT THURSDAY IS ALLEN ESKENS

Award winning thriller/mystery writer ALLEN ESKENS is the featured author for the virtual November Bookstube event this Thursday, November 18th at 7:00 pm

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PASTOR JIM BZOSKIE TALKS TO KDWA ABOUT HIS DAKOTA COUNTY CHAPLAIN MINISTRY

Since 1979, PASTOR JIM BZOSKIE has been the chaplain for the Dakota County Jail, bringing Christ and hope to those spending time there. During Mo's conversation with Pastor Jim he shares about this important ministry

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MN SINGS GRAND CHAMPION NATHAN SCHINDLER HAS A STORY

A big hometown shoutout to Minnesota Sings Grand Champion in the youth division NATHAN SCHINDLER! Hear his story to the finals and the win.

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GRIEF CHAT DISENFRANCHISED GRIEF

During this month's Grief Chat with host DONNA MATHIOWETZ we will learn ways we can help people with their grief and not make them feel worse.

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GREG JABLONSKE GETTING SOLID ADVICE PREPARING FOR THE MARKET

Greg Jablonske with advice on "getting solid advice preparing for the market." 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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SENIOR LINKAGE LINE MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT

Open enrollment for Medicare is October 15-December 7. The process can be overwhelming, but JOSH REUVERS of Trellis encourages seniors to find answers by calling the Senior Linkage Line.

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BEST CHRISTMAS EVER CAPTAIN CURT SCHROEDER EXPLAINS

What is Best Christmas Ever? Captain CURT SCHROEDER of Prescott needs your help in finding a worthy family to surprise this Christmas.

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GREG JABLONSKE GETTING SOLID ADVICE PREPARING FOR THE MARKET

Greg Jablonske with advice on "getting solid advice preparing for the market." 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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