Weather Forecast


Gangster movie filmed in Hastings

Email News Alerts

In the early 1930s, Minnesota was a haven for gangsters - infamous criminals such as John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Edna Murray. As a leader of gangster tours at the Wabasha Street Caves in St. Paul, Cynthia Schreiner Smith has seen first-hand just how fascinated people are with the lives of the gangsters. So she and her husband, Bick Smith, decided to take their knowledge and put it in a new format.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

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.
(651) 319-4501