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Dick Andrews and his wife Pam pose next to his soaring airplane. Andrews, a doctor in Hastings, is retiring at the end of the month. He has practiced here for 36 years. Submitted photos

Retirement sendoff for Dr. Andrews of Hastings is set for Nov. 12

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When Dick Andrews began practicing medicine in Hastings 36 years ago, the emergency room here certainly had its challenges. It was well named, if you will — there was just one room at the time.


“If we had two patients, the other one was out in the hall,” Andrews said.

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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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