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Jonah Wyatt Hanson was born on Dec. 14, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Staci and Erik Hanson of Red Wing. At birth Jonah weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. He has one sibling, Elijah. His grandparents are Dan and Jule Lipps of Kasson and Lynn and Linda Hanson of Hager City, Wis.
Zachary Robert Ortwerth was born on Dec. 17, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Kristen and Christopher Ortwerth of Hastings. At birth Zachary weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long. He has two siblings, Cody and McKenzie. His grandmother is Karen Garey of Hastings.
Laura Zabel nominated HHS senior Steven Roach as the Hastings Rotary Student of the Month for December. Steven was recognized at the Dec. 12 meeting of the Hastings Rotary Club at the Green Mill. This is what Zabel had to say about Roach: “I would like to nominate Steven Roach for Rotary student of the month. I have known Steven for four years in many different settings, including as a student in my Honors Pre Calculus class, in activities like show choir and student council and most recently as an advisor for NHS.
Minnesota State University, Mankato presented three students from Hastings their degrees during summer/fall commencement exercises that took place on Sat., Dec. 14, in Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. The students are Andrew Gullicks, AA, liberal studies; Jonathan Herke, BS, computer and information technology, Cum Laude; Erin Payton, BS, speech communication.
The National Society of High School Scholars announced that Hastings Senior High School student Dominick Bacon has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The scholarship recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel prizes. Dominick is the son of John and Tamara Bacon.
Grey Kennedy Olson was born on Dec. 5, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Jamie Burr and Kenneth Olson of Hastings. At birth Grey weighed 8 pounds, 8.3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Sam and Mary Burr of Hastings and Celeste and Chuck Olson of Springhill, Fla. Her great-grandparents are Donna and Roman Winter and Rodger and Clarice Kemp, all of Hastings.
Charlotte Helen Latch was born on Dec. 9, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Nicole and Derek Latch of Hastings. At birth Charlotte weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. She has two siblings, Lydia and Evelyn. Grandparents are Dennis and Joan Millerbernd and Don and Kae Latch, all of Hastings.
Delaney Maren O’Brien was born on Nov. 28, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Amy and Vince O’Brien of Hastings. At birth Delaney weighed 7 pounds, 7.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. She has four siblings, Maddy, Haylie, Conor and Joey. Her grandparents are Mary and Phyllis Loughney of Hudson, Wis., Barb Siercks of St. Paul and Jerome O’Brien of Duluth.
Eli Gary Hamann was born on Nov. 27, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Christa and Matthew Hamann of Hastings. At birth Eli weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long. Eli has one brother, Isaac Hamann. Grandparents are Anne and Tim Mellesmoen, Darci Hamann and Rob and Dannette Alleman, all of Hastings. His great-grandparents are Joseph Fleming of Virginia, Sandi Hamann of Hastings, Sherry and Gary Alleman of Hastings and Ron and Gen Hamann of Isabella, Mo. His great-great-grandmother is Milfred Dorale of Milbank, S.D.
Henry Trunk completes seasonal park ranger law enforcement training Henry Trunk, a Hastings High school 2011 graduate, has completed seasonal park ranger-law enforcement training after graduating with honors from Vermilion Community College in Ely with an A.A.S Degree in wild land-wildlife law enforcement. Henry will be attending Concordia University St. Paul for Criminal Justice