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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Raiders marching band to host first-ever post-season show Oct. 2
September is Drive the Great River Road Month
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
HHS girls’ soccer goes 1-1-1 in busy week
Raiders girls’ swimming takes second at home meet
Raiders football shutout by South St. Paul Packers
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
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
arts and entertainment
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Letter: Political party roles have reversed
Letter: Council candidates express thanks
Letter: In support of Lisa Leifeld
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: Angie Craig’s latest TV commercial
Real Estate Showcase
September 13, 2011
4-H will host meet and greet
4-H has long had a reputation as a farm-based activity, but it's definitely not just for country kids. The program has something for just about everyone. With programs that provide experience in fields ranging from science and technology to performing arts to culinary adventures...
September 13, 2011 - 11:05am
Car show planned for Sept. 17
The Cruise-In car show will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. The theme for the evening is Chevy Night. The car shows are held every other Saturday through Oct. 1. The Downtown Business Association plays host to the shows. They are open to cars from 1976 or earlier. The...
September 13, 2011 - 8:42am
September 12, 2011
Star Wars themed charity event set
The second annual Hastings Charity Con has been scheduled for Sept. 23. Hastings Charity Con is a Star Wars themed family convention. This year's event will be held at the Hastings National Guard Armory. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at midnight. Admission is either a free-will...
September 12, 2011 - 8:53am
September 9, 2011
First Alzheimer's Walk on Sept. 24 will promote awareness of the disease
The first Regina Alzheimer's Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the west end of the Regina Medical Center Nininger Clinic parking lot. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. "This is a great way to stay in shape and work toward finding a cure for Alzheimer's," said Gwen Pangerl...
September 9, 2011 - 2:42pm
September 8, 2011
Downtown Oktoberfest is Sept. 24
The Hastings Downtown Business Association will celebrate the season when it holds Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 24. A variety of activities are scheduled. Food and beverages will be available. A bean bag tournament will be held at 2 p.m., with check-in time at 1:30 p.m. at The Busted...
September 8, 2011 - 12:57pm
September 1, 2011
Go camping at Afton State Park
I guess you could consider me a camping snob. While car camping is better than getting a sharp stick poked into my eye, I'm not a big fan....
September 1, 2011 - 3:02pm
August 30, 2011
Cruise-In car show is Saturday
Another Hastings Cruise-In car show will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The theme for the evening is rat rod. The car shows are held every other Saturday through Oct. 1. The Downtown Business Association hosts the annual car show. It is open to cars from 1976 or...
August 30, 2011 - 2:22pm
August 25, 2011
Heading to the state fair? Take the bus in Cottage Grove
As the Minnesota State Fair opened Thursday, Hastings residents fretting over the hassle of parking near the fairgrounds have another option: take the bus. State Fair Express bus service is offered in Cottage Grove. Bus service is every half-hour, picking up and dropping off fairgoers...
August 25, 2011 - 4:13pm
August 23, 2011
Rescued bald eagle to be release at Carpenter Nature Center on Wednesday
A bald eagle rescued during a snowstorm in March will be released at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings. The eagle was injured in what was believed to be a territorial dispute. Three Carpenter Nature Center staff members and volunteers drove to the...
August 23, 2011 - 10:34am
August 18, 2011
PITS ends its summer program with kids' favorite activities
Playground In The Summer held its final play sessions this week at various parks in Hastings as well as Vermillion and Denmark Township. PITS is a free program offered by Hastings Community Education that provides activities for children to participate in at local parks. Children...
August 18, 2011 - 10:22am
Library gears up for book sale on Aug 19
If you're looking for a book, the Pleasant Hill Library might be the first place you go. This weekend, it's also the place to go if you're looking to buy a book. The Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library will be hosting a book sale Friday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday,...
August 18, 2011 - 8:10am
Polka music will be the feature at Aug. 21 concert
Enjoy the beat of the polka music, dance a little, or just sit back and enjoy. The Jolly Huntsmen Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, on the grounds of the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion St.
August 18, 2011 - 8:07am
August 11, 2011
David Pattridge and the Levee Singers are in concert on Aug. 14
He played the piano and taught music for years at Hastings Middle School. He also had a following at the former Steamboat Inn in Prescott. Dave Pattridge is still playing the piano and has a group of singers, "The Levee Singers," with him. They will perform in concert at 7 p.m....
August 11, 2011 - 8:11am
Celebrate birds with Lifeworks on Aug. 18
They learn about their city, a treasured site within it and birds, and they are having fun doing it. Lifeworks Services clients now are inviting...
August 11, 2011 - 8:08am
Bird banding planned at Carpenter Nature Center on Aug. 26
Bird banding at the Carpenter Nature Center will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday Aug. 26. Have you ever wondered what bird banding is all about? This is your chance to see songbirds up close and to watch the experts band birds at Carpenter Nature Center. Bird banding records can...
August 11, 2011 - 8:06am