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Nearly 100 teachers attended the school board meeting Jan. 17 to show their unity as they wait for their contract to be settled. Many teachers sat on the floor with others overflowing into the hallway outside the conference room. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Teachers show unity as they reach more than 200 days without a contract
8 hours 5 min ago
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
11 hours 22 min ago
Senior Jacob Peine is off to a hot start to the season, winning both the first MEC meet and the Welch Invite. Photo courtesy of Kay Caturia
Hastings alpine ski teams off to strong starts to the season
13 hours 16 min ago
Black Dirt Theater will perform 'Leaving Iowa' at the Onion Grille in Hastings. Pictured (from left to right): Rachel Warg, Stacy Sarette, Steve Beal and Dave Fredricks. Photo by Andrew Hill
Black Dirt Theater to perform 'Leaving Iowa'
13 hours 27 min ago
January 17, 2018
Carter Williams took third in the 100 butterfly as the Raiders fell to second-ranked St. Thomas Academy. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings swims strong in loss to second-ranked STA
January 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Letter: Changes on letter to editor
January 17, 2018 - 1:39pm
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
January 17, 2018 - 1:13pm
The Croix Chordsmen will send a barbershop quartet to serenade your Valentine Wednesday, Feb. 14 anywhere in eastern Minnesota or western Wisconsin. File photo
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
January 17, 2018 - 1:03pm
Raiders come to the rescue
January 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
Hayden Schutt, governor with the YMCA Youth in Government, showed community leaders from his home town of Hastings his custom nameplate, which holds the pens he used to sign bills at the 2018 Model Assembly at the Capitol Jan. 4-7. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Minn. students practice real-world skills at Model Assembly
January 17, 2018 - 10:26am
January 16, 2018
Scott Tuin was named the January Rotary Student of the Month. Submitted photo
Tuin awarded Rotary Student of the Month
January 16, 2018 - 9:43am
January 15, 2018
The rendering is an example of the type of structure suited for a modern cidery. Courtesy of City of Hastings
St. Paul cidery eyes land in Hastings
January 15, 2018 - 11:44am
Heart And Soul will give musical tribute to Huey Lewis and The News in a Jan. 20 concert at Zumbrota's Crossings at Carnegie.  Submitted photo
Heart and Soul coming to Zumbrota State Theatre
January 15, 2018 - 9:55am
January 14, 2018
Patty Smith of Farmington will wait until Jan. 21, 2018, when the Super Bowl LII contenders will be known, before completing her painting. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Dreaming purple and white
January 14, 2018 - 7:49am
January 13, 2018
Look what snowshoeing can accomplish! According to Rita Thofern, director of Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc., she had fun working with the suitor, Jake Bohlken, as he sweated out the details of getting the snowshoes and getting his secret photographer into place. By the way, she said, “Yes.” Photo courtesy of Rita Thofern
Snowshoeing events offer winter exercise
January 13, 2018 - 10:08am