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Hastings Star Gazette
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Girl Scouts install Gaga ball pit at Pleasant Park, open house is Sept. 23
Police uncover basement marijuana grow operation
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
Former RJ’s to remain vacant
crime and courts
City of Hastings
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
Raiders girls’ soccer wins first match of the season
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
Civil War Weekend comes to LeDuc Historic Estate Sept. 10-11
arts and entertainment
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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 17, 2014
New pastor joins SEAS
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com The Rev. David Hennen’s family was always active at their church in Watkins. But he enjoyed working with computers and seriously believed that’s where his future was. That was, in fact, his career until...
July 17, 2014 - 11:25am
June 3, 2014
Pastor Ed Frederick dies after battle with cancer
The church ministry for the Rev. Ed Frederick has ended. After battling cancer since last fall, St. Philip's Lutheran Church's senior pastor died early Sunday, June 1, at his home. He was surrounded by his family. Pastor David Wrightsman was also with the family at the time of death. A...
June 3, 2014 - 1:31pm
March 28, 2014
Concert Pianist, clarinetist Butch Thompson performs at the LeDuc estate on April 13
World renowned pianist and clarinetist Butch Thompson will be in concert at 3 p.m Sunday, April 13, at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street. The concert is open to the community. A donation of $10 is being asked. Thompson has earned a world-wide reputation as a traditional...
March 28, 2014 - 11:11am
March 21, 2014
Bingo fun day
St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Vermillion will hold its annual Bingo Fun Day from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. This year’s event will be held in the St. John’s School Community room. There will be bingo, kid’s games and prizes, raffle, silent auction and...
March 21, 2014 - 3:59pm
December 5, 2013
For close to 150 years, the ‘German’ Lutheran Church has been a mainstay
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org It began when a pastor came to Hastings from Prescott to observe weekly worship services in Teutonia Hall. The first church building for St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church was part of the Seventh and...
December 5, 2013 - 9:44am
October 17, 2013
’A Night of Honor’ is set
The Hastings Single Moms Group is sponsoring “A Night of Honor” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the United Methodist Church, 615 W. 15th St. The guest speaker Lois Brett is a minister, author and a conference speaker. She brings hope and practical parenting skills...
October 17, 2013 - 9:43am
October 3, 2013
Sister Bernelle celebrates 60 years as nun
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com Sister Bernelle Taube, SSND (School Sisters of Notre Dame), remembers a day when she was a freshman at Hastings High School. She got to thinking about what she would do with the rest of her life. She made...
October 3, 2013 - 9:45am
September 5, 2013
St. Luke’s has spread God’s word for more than 160 years
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Begun as a mission more than 160 years ago, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seventh and Vermillion Streets, still reaches out to its members and community. Here are some significant dates in the church’s...
September 5, 2013 - 9:18am
August 29, 2013
Organist Charles Bonow will present service at St. John’s Lutheran
Organist Charles Bonow will present his festival worship service concert, “Our Life In Christ,” at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. Bonow, a former pastor of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, travels extensively presenting his service...
August 29, 2013 - 10:25am
August 20, 2013
KDWA's Dan and Barb Massman honored by the Archdiocese
When it comes to their Christian faith, Dan and Barb Massman are living it every day. That includes their workplace. They are the owners/managers...
August 20, 2013 - 9:39am
August 15, 2013
From Hastings to the Ukraine
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com For about 20 years, Calvary Christian Church in Hastings has had an ongoing relationship with a “sister” Baptist church in Kaniv, Ukraine. The Rev. Randy Berg has been closely involved since he came to...
August 15, 2013 - 1:05pm
August 8, 2013
Randy Strode finds a new niche
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org He is still a pastor, and says he always will be. But now, the Rev. Randy Strode has a new location — the marketplace. He has a offices at Hastings Ford and Hastings Chrysler, where he reaches out to...
August 8, 2013 - 9:41am
July 18, 2013
SEAS pastor creates icon of St. Paul for Cardinal in Rome
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com The Rev. James Perkl, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Hastings, is nearing completion on another piece of artwork, an icon of St. Paul, which was commissioned for St. Paul’s Outside the...
July 18, 2013 - 3:40pm
June 27, 2013
St. Luke’s introduces Light the Way
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Seventh and Vermillion streets, has begun a new community worship service.
June 27, 2013 - 10:16am
June 20, 2013
Brown’s Chapel served Hastings’ black community until it was damaged by arson in 1907
Many people probably do not even know it was there, but at the turn of the century in Hastings, at the corner of Fifth and Sibley streets, Brown’s...
June 20, 2013 - 2:55pm