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The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Jennifer Lanting of Hastings was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Lanting was initiated at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Lanting is among approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.
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Harlie Quinn Catherine Hodges was born on Dec. 3, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Jamie Appert and Justin “Al” Hodges of Shakopee. At birth Harlie weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19.25 inches long. She has two siblings, Seth Appert and Dylan Hodges. Grandparents are Denise and Ray Viall of Hastings and Lorene Hodges of New Hope. Her great-grandparents are Norbert Doffing of Somerset, Wis. and Marlene Bradt of The Villages, Fla.
Rebekah Mae Marcella Wessinger was born on Dec. 1, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Amanda and William Wessinger of Hastings. At birth Rebekah weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. She has two siblings, Joshua and Elizabeth.
Oliver Matthew Lunsford was born on Nov. 28, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Nicole and Randy Lunsford of Hastings. At birth Oliver weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Oliver has two siblings, Paige and Eldon. Grandparents are Chuck and Dee Cadwell, Suzie Cadwell and George Burkhart and Cheryl and John Kinney, all of Hastings. His great-grandparents are Judy Gilbert of Hastings, Ed Cadwell of Bismarck, N.D. and Carol Cadwell of Bemidji.
Greta Ann Gorgus was born on Sept. 16, 2013, at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater to Mark and Kelli Gorgus of Prescott, Wis. At birth, Greta weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Greta has one brother, Grant. Grandparents are Alan and Carol Gorgus of Hastings, Patti and David Bays of Prescott and Richard Michel of Desota, Kan. Her great-grandparents are Loretta Gorgus of Hastings, Wayne Appollo of Fredonia, Kan., and David Michel of Lincoln, Neb.
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org It began when a pastor came to Hastings from Prescott to observe weekly worship services in Teutonia Hall. The first church building for St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church was part of the Seventh and Tyler street neighborhoods. Today, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church maintains its rich history at the corner of Eighth and Eddy streets (202 W. Eighth St.). When the Rev. Jacob Shadegg began his weekly services, there were 15 members. By 1875, the German United Protestant Lutheran St.
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com The name is changing and the program is undergoing some updates. For years, the AARP has offered Defensive Driving program for seniors through the Hastings Area Senior Center. Safe driving tips were provided and seniors could possibly earn a discount of their driver’s insurance. The AARP has updated its program and changed its name to Smart Driver. The rates have also increased. Beginning Jan. 1, those enrolling in the program will have to prove membership in the AARP to get a reduced fee at the time of registration.
Owen Matthew Loyas was born on Nov. 15, 2013, at Woodwinds Health Campus to Megan and Matt Loyas of Hastings. At birth Owen weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. His grandparents are Bill and Janis White of Clinton, Iowa, and Joe and Lisa Loyas of St. Anthony.
Fiona Roisin McCarty was born on Nov. 23, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Heidi and Colin McCarty of Hastings. At birth Fiona weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. She has one brother, Gabriel McCarty. Grandparents are Curt and Marian Hanson of Mankato and Mike and Maryetta of St. Peter. Her great-grandparents are James and Isabel Reasner of Mankato.