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Sports and Katy Hertel go together like Hastings and the Mississippi River. There's no way to picture one without the other.

So, it should come as no surprise that Hertel, a 1997 graduate of Hastings High School, is still involved. And for anyone who followed her career here, or her basketball career at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, it should come as no surprise that she is successful.


But what may be surprising is her new sport. Rugby.

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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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