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An unruly student prompted Hastings Middle School to be locked down for nine minutes Thursday, June 10.

The student eventually surrendered to police and was taken away by Hastings police officers. The student could face charges from the incident, but as of Wednesday morning had not been charged yet.


The incident began just after 9:30 a.m. Thursday. By 9:45 a.m., the school was in a lockdown and by 10 a.m. it was all over.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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