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Bemidji State announces dean’s list Students from Hastings named to the dean’s list from Bemidji State University at the conclusion of the 2014 fall semester were: Justin Carlson, Ashleigh Meckle, Lauren Meckle and Katrinda Tejeda. Cornell College announces dean’s list John Kintz of Hastings was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester. Kintz earned high honors. University of Northwestern announces dean’s list Students from Hastings who were named to the fall semester dean’s list at University of Northwestern - St.
Stephanie Seagren and Mitchell Kimmes are engaged to be married. Seagren graduated from the University of Kansas in 2009, with a Master’s degree in music therapy/music education and in 2003 from the University of Minnesota, Morris, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is employed at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. She is the daughter of Tom and Chris Seagren of Sun Prairie, Wis. Kimmes graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in physical science/education. He is employed as a substitute teacher in the St. Paul school system.
Hastings High School senior Jill Weinzettel is the Rotary Club’s student of the month. HHS nominating staff member Kris Husaby had this to say about Weinzettel: “Jill is the total student! She is a hardworking, extremely polite, gets along with others, adored by her teachers, viewed by students and staff as a leader and exemplifies the motto, ‘service above self.’ “Jill is a Young Life leader, volunteers much of her time leading others in positive ways, excels in the classroom; taking many accelerated classes.
Members of the community are invited to attend a musical evening at the home of Fran Jauquet, 224 Sixth St. W. in Hastings, on Friday evening, Feb. 27, 2015. Music from the Natural World — Cats, Birds, Rivers, and Roses will be presented by Sarah Lockwood, piano and Carolyn Campfield, soprano. Because seating is limited, please make reservations by Feb. 20 by calling 651-480-8303 or 651-225-1818. Refreshments will be served and a voluntary honorarium would be appreciated.
Hastings native Andrew Tri was noted for his performance in a high profile game at the 2015 18u Perfect Game MLK Championships held in Phoenix, Ariz., recently. The game was played at the Camelback Ranch- Dodgers and White Sox Spring Training Complex. Tri’s team, Team Northwest, is based out the Seattle area and consists of the top 18u players from Washington state, Oregon and Canada. An associate scout for the Baltimore Orioles had recommended Tri for this team; in the year prior, the team had won the National Championship against San Diego Show, a dominant U.S.
Inver Hills announces dean’s list Blake Bates of Hastings has been named on the Inver Hills Community College dean’s list for the fall semester of 2014.
On Saturday, Feb. 7, the Hastings High School foyer will turn into a mattress store and show room for its first ever Mattress Fundraiser Sale with the help of Custom Fundraising Solutions, Twin Cities. “This is a fundraiser for the Hastings music programs,” said HHS choir director Lin Warren, “which includes about 450 choir students in all.” Inside, there will be display models for mattresses ranging in cost from $199 to $2,500. Yelton’s CFS employees will be on hand to serve the customers, make the sales, and arrange for deliveries.
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Variety, country music, a little bit of popular music and jazz and some tunes. When Rebecca and Kuba perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hastings High School, the result will be a blend of entertainment. Their appearance is part of the Hastings Concert Series. Rebecca Lowe and Kuba Kawnik met on Silversea’s Cruise Silver Whisper in 2003. While both were musical artists on the ship, their backgrounds could not have been more different.
The Animal Ark will be having its annual Valentine’s Day party and adoption day at Animal Ark No-Kill shelter, located at 2600 Industrial Court, Hastings, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. Come in and have some pizza, all kinds of treats, and find the love of your life, who will never leave you for someone younger and better looking. Donations are welcome, check the website for needed items: at www.animal arkmn.org.
Winona State announces dean’s list Students from Hastings named on the Winona State University dean’s list for the fall term 2014 are Bailey Alleman, Brian Amble, Kaitlyn Anderson, Kallen Dylla, Anna Helget, Madeline Milliren, Katelyn Nelson, Ashley Stoffel, Madeline Sundheim, Samantha Tooze, Korley Tucker, Claire Wallerich and Danielle Weiler. One student from Welch, Cyril Thompson, also made the list. Vermilion Community College announces fall honors Sarah Kieffer of Hastings was named to the fall 2014 honors list at Vermilion Community College in Ely. UW-Stevens Point honors Stude