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Hastings native organizes fundraiser for Philippines

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Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippine islands Nov. 8, hit close to home for Nena Peterson. The typhoon struck the island of Leyte hard, including the village of Jaro, about 30 miles west of the island’s capital. A significant number of the village’s population is part of Peterson’s extended family.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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