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Help protect the Hastings Sand Coulee Scientific and Natural area (SNA) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27. With its tall grass and wildflowers, the Sand Coulee offers a different kind of beauty. While not your average park visitor's destination, for animals and insects it is no less than an oasis in a desert of habitat; some 14 rare plant and animal species call the coulee home.
A Rally for Russell Johnson will be held on Saturday, June 22, at Dugarel's. There will be a silent auction, raffles and a beer bash from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person for the beer bash. The spaghetti dinner is $8.99 for adults and $4.99 for children. Russell Johnson is one of Dugarel's bartenders and he was diagnosed in January of 2013 with colorectal cancer. He is currently receiving treatment at Masonic Cancer Clinic University.
Discover where dinosaurs lived, how they hatched, how large they were, what they ate and what they may have sounded like from science teacher Rob Ellos. See real dinosaur fossils. Pleasant Hill Library on Thursday, June 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Ages: 4-10.
Enjoy floats, crafts, games and activities and an opportunity to sign up for the Summer Reading Experience at the Pleasant Hill Library on Tuesday, June 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For children of all ages.
Two students were selected as the Hastings Area Rotary Club's students of the month for May. They are Molly Streiff and Alex Lewanski. Chad Terry, Hastings High School Counselor and nominating teacher for Streiff, had this to say about her: "Friendly, creative and humble are all words that describe the quiet confidence displayed on a daily basis by senior Molly Streiff. Molly works hard, treats others well and is just an all around kind and fun girl.
Fynnlee Micah Boomgaarden was born on May 8, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Amanda and Chris Boomgaarden of Hastings. At birth Fynnlee weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Fynnlee has one sibling, Aubree Bangen. Grandparents are Mike and Lynn Bangen of St. Paul Park, John and Pam Boomgaarden of Perham and Tracy Coleson of Alexandria. Great-grandparents are Duane and Ann Bangen of Fridley and Patricia Cardin of Prescott.
Mackenna Ann Giossi was born on May 7, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Kate Lenz and Brad Giossi of Hastings. At birth Mackenna weighed 9 pounds 13.8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Lorie and Sean Lenz of Hastings, Linda Giossi of St. Paul and John Giossi of Menomonie, Wis. Great-grandparents are Beverly and Eldon Munsterman of East Chain, Jack and Kathy Lenz of Fairmont and Pat and Bruce Young of Shakopee.
Xander Michael Steiner was born on May 13, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Shannon and James Steiner of Cottage Grove. At birth Xander weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Xander has one brother, Devyn Steiner. Grandparents are Patti Banks and Matt Horning, both of Prescott, and Michael and Ann Green of Cottage Grove. Great-grandparents are Mary Ann and Donald Bank of Cannon Falls and Gertrude Vonhusen of Maplewood.
Mankato announces spring graduates list Students from Hastings on the Minnesota State University-Mankato graduate list are: Douglas Ferrie, BFA, art; Kyle Gangelhoff, BS, accounting; Megan Gelhar, BS, French education K-12, Summa Cum Laude; Ryan Hirsch, BS, history; Jessica Tix, BS, special education; and Jacob Werner, BS, finance, Summa Cum Laude. Ritchie has been chosen as a recipient of the Goldman Sachs Scholarship. Claire Ritchie, a member of the Hastings High School class of 2011, has been chosen as a recipient of the Goldman Sachs Scholarship at the School of the Art Institute of
Josiah Earl Stanley was born on May 7, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Laura and Tim Stanley of Hastings. At birth Josiah weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Josiah has one sibling, Abram. Grandparents are Terry and Leh Slye of St. Anthony Village, Tim Stanley of Amherst, N.Y. and Terri Burlingame of Longmont, Colo.