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One of the peregrine falcon chicks is pictured during a special bird banding last Wednesday, June 18. (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)

Four peregrine falcons hatched in Hastings


A handful of people have taken great interest in one of Hastings’ newest families. A pair of peregrine falcons has taken up residence in a box built just for them on the bluff north of the Mississippi River, and the pair has produced four healthy chicks.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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