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Printed copies of the report are available at City Hall, 6000 McColl Drive, and at public works, 13770 Dakota Av. The city will mail one out on request if you call 952-882-2660.

Hastings

Seeking garden help

The LeDuc Historic Estate is looking for volunteer gardeners to be a part of its community garden project. When produce is ready, volunteers will be able to take some home, and fresh vegetables will also be distributed to the food shelf at Hastings Family Service.

Gardeners can simply show up at the community garden from 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays or at 9 a.m. Saturdays.

The LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion St., is owned by the city of Hastings and managed by the Dakota County Historical Society. For more information, see www.dakotahistory.org.

 

Scott County

Documentary on Civil War is coming

Scott County’s Historical Society and library system are teaming up to offer a screening of a documentary on Minnesotans in the Civil War.

The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. July 17 at the Jordan library, 230 S. Broadway.

“From Wasioja to Washington” follows young men from the town of Wasioja and Dodge County, west of Rochester, recruited from Northwestern College Seminary to form the Second Minnesota Company C.

They find themselves in the Battle of Mill Springs, the Battle of Chickamauga, the march to Atlanta and the march to the sea with Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, among other events.

The film was a partnership between Hennepin Technical College and a group called Friends of Wasioja. DVD’s are available at www.civilwarmn.com, and there’s a stirring trailer for the project at http://vimeo.com/36167003.

 

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