Area News

The Awesome Foundation makes an Awesome Donation

What better name for a foundation than the Awesome Foundation, especially considering all the awesome programs the Foundation awards each month. That’s right, once a month, the Awesome Foundation of Cass-Clay awards a deserving program in the Cass and Clay County area $1,000. “Our area is teaming with ideas and energy, and we want to…

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Mr. Wander is set to retire

“I know I will miss many things about the job here at Hawley and no letter can adequately explain the feelings I have in making this decision. I leave, though, with warm thoughts of students, staff, and parents who were inspirational to me along the path that I took in life. I hope in some…

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A new Hawley Fire Hall has been a “Hot Topic”

The new Hawley Fire Hall question was a hot topic during the Monday. April 15, Hawley City Council Meeting. You could say it was “on fire.” “Everyone thinks it is a good idea, but nobody does anything about it,” Vice Mayor Sean Mork said in frustration. Did they get any closer? Read all about it!…

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Kelly Anderson is the “New Kid in School”

The new kid in school this year is Principal Kelly Anderson. If you’ve ever been the new kid in school, your teacher might have asked you to stand up and share a little bit about yourself. “I live on a farm in rural Hawley with my husband Nate (’98 Hawley graduate) and kids: Tucker (10),…

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Senior Navigator Finds a Home in Hawley

Lakes and Prairies Community Action Partnership (CAPLP) Senior Program strives to help senior citizens maintain independence. They provide services such as nutrition assistance, Medicare Part D drug plan sign up assistance, prescription program assistance, information, referral and application assistance, food support outreach and recreational and social activities.  “The benefits are huge for the seniors, their…

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Strong Storms have the Power to Destroy Foundations, but Not Faith

“Shortly afterward I tried to reach local churches in Panama City, but no one ever answered. I tried for weeks because their plight tugged at my heart,” Pastor Paul shared and went on to say, “Finally, I got a hold of a pastor who heads a “Shepard’s Heart Ministry.” Pastor Ed, a Lutheran pastor who…

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KB Team takes Second in State

The Hawley Knowledge Bowl team traveled to Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd to compete in the state Knowledge Bowl Competition April 10 and 11.  Following the written round Wednesday night, the team was in 4th place.  After five oral speed rounds Thursday, the team fought off many strong competitors and took 2nd place out of 24…

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