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Hastings Star Gazette
Corn maze a nod to first responders
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
crime and courts
City of Hastings
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
arts and entertainment
David D. Marshall, 66
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
July 26, 2016
Local family seeks help repairing home
A Hastings family is seeking help from the community with raising money to repair their home, which has issues with black mold. River of Life Church, 800 Vermillion St. in Hastings, is hosting a sale to benefit the family. The sale will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 28-30....
July 26, 2016 - 3:25pm
July 22, 2016
Black Dirt Theater presents summer musical, ‘The Wizard of Oz’
Hastings will get its sixth annual community theater musical starting next weekend. Black Dirt Theater is putting the finishing touches on this...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 22, 2016 - 1:43pm
July 21, 2016
Rivertown Days photos
Rivertown Days, Hastings’ annual community festival, was held last weekend, July 15-17. The event narrowly dodged three forces of nature that...
July 21, 2016 - 1:15pm
Pokémon Go craze comes to Hastings
In 1996, the world met what would become one of the most successful video games in the industry. Although sales had declined over the years,...
July 21, 2016 - 8:59am
July 18, 2016
Former Hastings couple celebrates 70 years of marriage
John and Dorothy Kusske married young. They were just 16 and 17 when they got married, and there were plenty of people around them who had their...
July 18, 2016 - 8:56am
July 14, 2016
Farm market lets shoppers fill their kitchens with locally grown produce
Every Tuesday and Saturday morning, about two dozen local vendors set up tables in the corner of the Westview Center parking lot, putting all...
July 14, 2016 - 2:50pm
July 12, 2016
Remembering the greatest of all time
When news broke earlier this month of the death of Muhammad Ali, it came as a shock to Jim and Jan Rossing. They found out the morning after...
July 12, 2016 - 4:37pm
July 4, 2016
Hastings fireworks video (including finale)
Dakota Pines Golf Club hosted the annual fireworks display in Hastings Monday evening. The show is sponsored each year by Vermillion Bank.
July 4, 2016 - 11:47pm
June 28, 2016
Rivertown days is around the corner
Rivertown Days returns to Hastings on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17. The three-day event takes place in locations around Hastings including Jaycee Park and the LeDuc Estate grounds. Activities this year at Jaycee Park range from carnival rides to dock dog shows to BMX bicycle...
June 28, 2016 - 4:58pm
June 27, 2016
Oak Ridge garden provides fresh produce, health benefits
About 10 years ago, the only garden to speak of at Oak Ridge Manor was a small piece of land that saw minimal use. Today, that garden is a well-tended...
June 27, 2016 - 9:50am
June 23, 2016
Longtime NR leaders, Dr. Craig and Tom Doar, pass
By Raymond T. Rivard and Jordan Willi New Richmond News New Richmond lost two of its longtime leaders this past week when Dr. James “Jim”...
June 23, 2016 - 4:58pm
June 17, 2016
Pleasant Hill Library hosts root beer float party
Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library, which is a non-profit program that helps donate funds for materials and events for the Hastings community...
June 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
June 14, 2016
Car show opens to good crowd
The Hastings Cruise-In Car Show got off to a solid start last weekend, with hundreds of classic cars lined up along the streets in downtown Hastings....
June 14, 2016 - 8:50am
June 10, 2016
Cruise In car shows to start this weekend
This weekend, the annual downtown Hastings Cruise In car show will launch for the 2016 season. The show features hundreds of classic cars and...
June 10, 2016 - 8:54am
June 8, 2016
Hastings celebrates Memorial Day
Hastings hosted its annual Memorial Day event Monday, May 30. The day started with a flag ceremony at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings....
June 8, 2016 - 11:32am