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St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church has published a cookbook and is offering it for sale to the public. The cookbook is a hardcover three-ring binder featuring more than 650 of the church members’ favorite recipes. They are $15. The cookbooks will be available at the annual fall garage sale held at the church, 202 West Eighth St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 and from 9 a.m. until noon on Sept. 20-21. You may also purchase them at the church office, located across the street from the church, during weekday hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Caregivers in Hastings didn’t know where to go for help. Eleven agencies responded and continue to work together to bring resources and support to Hastings’ caregivers. Our first column appeared on Sept.
Come to Carpenter Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a morning of geocaching fun. CNC will start with a presentation covering the basics of GPS units and explain the world of geocaching. Then attendees will get a chance to practice their skills while searching for some geocaches on the nature center grounds. Bring your GPS if you have one. Space is limited, so call ahead. Call the CNC office at 651-437-4359 to reserve a spot. The program fee is $6 per person per program or $4 for “Friends of CNC” and children under 10 per program, unless otherwise noted.
On Monday, Sept.
The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) of Hastings will hold its annual open house on Friday, Oct. 11, from 10:30 a.m. until noon at the Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings. The MOMS Club is a group that provides support to at-home and working mothers through play dates, service projects and fun events for moms and kids. For more information our club, visit momsclubhastings. weebly.com
On Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. the Pleasant Hill Library will have Duluth writer Wendy Webb, who wrote the “The Fate of Mercy Alban” and “Tale of Halcyon Crane.” Both books are fiction with a supernatural twist. The stories are set in the Lake Superior area and have a lot of local color for everyone that is fond of that part of our state. On Saturday, Oct.
Area adults are invited to the Pleasant Hill Library on Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m. for a special presentation from a master gardener about how to properly put your garden to bed for the winter. No matter what your gardening level, people may learn how to get your garden ready for cold weather with local master gardener Dean Davis. There is no charge for the event and no registration is required.
Ethan Edward Schmidt was born on Sept. 1, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Rachel and Cory Schmidt of Hastings. At birth Ethan weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. Ethan has one sibling, Brody Schmidt. Grandparents are Marvin and Janice Hakseth and Garth and Terri Schmidt, all of Hastings. Great-grandparents are Ivan and Donna Hakseth of Hastings and Raymond Schmidt of Bonita Springs, Fla.
Carson Michael Dworshak was born on Aug. 29, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Michaela Jensen and Christopher Dworshak of Hastings. At birth Carson weighed 7 pounds, 5.2 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. Carson has two siblings, Colby Jensen and Angeline Dworshak. Grandparents are Kevin and Lisa Jensen, Desiree Turner and Drew Hartwig, all of Hastings.
Brooke Elizabeth Schaffer was born on Aug. 28, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Nicole and Jeffrey Schaffer of Hastings. At birth Brooke weighed 7 pounds, 3.3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Al and Sharon Schaffer of Miesville, Brian and Sandra Olson of Hastings and Eugene and Tammy Labey of White Bear Lake. Great-grandparents are Loretta Schaffer of Miesville and Loren Bauer of Hastings.