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City Council: The 2015 budget, hospital expansion and a request for Mn/DOT
Frosty Gobble Gait still draws thousands to downtown Hastings
Downtown medallion found
Trial date set for man accused of murdering Carrie Olson
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders place 11th at state swim meet
Shutout losses drop Raiders girls hockey team to 2-2
Raiders qualify for state meet in nine events
Hockey season starts with a pair of wins
Hastings volleyball team upsets Owatonna, advances
Holiday Hoopla event and parade is Nov. 29 in downtown Hastings
Chapin named Rotary’s student of the month
Alter accepted to Luther College
Aaron Henry lands title role in Candid Theater Company play
Grant joins Ginther family
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HASTINGSNOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDING US EPA SITE CLEAN-UP GRANTS FORMER H.D. HUDSON PROPERTY - 200 WEST 2ND STREET
CITY OF HASTINGS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF DOUGLAS WITT
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF GEORGE MASTELLER
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF DAKOTA FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION
Cecelia M. Nicklay, 71
Doloris E. "Tubby" Irrthum, 85
Toni J. Collins, 71
Richard "Dick" McNamara, 73
James K. Schmitz, 50
Letter: Slavik says ‘Thanks’ to area voters
Letter: TLC of Hastings says ‘Thanks!’
Letter: Thanks go out to Sharon Avent
Editorial: Holiday Hoopla looks like a step in the right direction
Editorial: Homelessness stats in Hastings are alarming
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November 6, 2014
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ will be performed three times this weekend
The Hastings High School fall play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” will be performed this weekend. Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9. The play was written by William Shakespeare. The director is Erik Pearson. Pearson has worked...
news / education
November 6, 2014 - 9:30am
November 5, 2014
No new tenant planned on Midtown corner
The northeast corner of the Midtown shopping center got a major update, but the work wasn’t done because of any new business. Jesseka Doherty of MidAmerica Real Estate Group said that there is currently no tenant preparing to move into the updated space. The property owner decided...
news / business
November 5, 2014 - 4:13pm
Give to the Max Day is Nov. 13: Several local organizations stand to benefit from campaign
Nov. 13 could be a big day for local non-profits. Give to the Max Day, a 24-hour giving marathon for organizations all across Minnesota. The event is put on by GiveMN.org. There are several Hastings organizations listed on the GiveMN.org website that could benefit from Give to the...
November 5, 2014 - 4:11pm
National Honor Society collects 5,268 pounds of food for Hastings Family Service
Hastings High School’s National Honor Society students hosted an incredible food drive for Hastings Family Service. The students hold the food drive every year. Last year, they collected 3,666 pounds of food. This year’s results smashed that. This year, they collected 5,268...
news / education
November 5, 2014 - 4:09pm
Marthaler photography holds ladies night out
Ready for an enjoyable evening to kick back, relax, and have fun with friends? Join Rachel Marthaler Photography Nov. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for their annual “Ladies Night Out!” at the studio in downtown, Hastings. Join us for a night of photo booth, pampering, prizes,...
news / business
November 5, 2014 - 1:48pm
Vaughan, Braucks earn council seats; McNamara and Slavik both re-elected
The two new faces on the Hastings City Council are ready to serve. Mark Vaughan and Lori Braucks were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s election. Vaughan received the most voters with 3,586 votes and Braucks received 2,979 votes. The other two candidates, Joanna Bayers and Ian...
November 5, 2014 - 11:23am
November 4, 2014
Suspect captured after chase through Hastings
Hastings police were involved in a chase through Hastings on Nov. 3. At about 2:40 p.m., officers spotted a vehicle at 15th Street and General Sieben Drive. The officer believed that the driver of the vehicle had a warrant out for his arrest, so he began following the car. Near...
news / crime and courts
November 4, 2014 - 3:24pm
Healing with Love retreat is this week
Healing, forgiveness and hope will be the strong messages when St Elizabeth Ann Seton Church hosts “Healing with Love” retreat Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8. Rwandan genocide survivor Immaculee Ilibagiza and healing minister, the Rev. Richard McAlear, are presenting the...
November 4, 2014 - 10:43am
New United Way of Hastings Junior Board run by HHS students
The United Way of Hastings - Junior Board members, made up of high school students, were out and about Sunday, Oct. 26, giving back to the community by raking leaves for people in Hastings. Nine students raked for four hours. In that time, they helped at six homes and bagged more...
news / education
November 4, 2014 - 9:12am
Polls open for election today
The 2014 general election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 4. Hastings area voters will cast ballots for city, county, state and federal offices. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. To find out where to vote, residents can visit www.sos.state.mn.us. Go to “Polling Place Finder.” Candidates...
November 4, 2014 - 8:39am
November 3, 2014
Hastings Family Service sees spike in requests for assistance
The summer months at Hastings Family Service usually see an increase in requests for assistance and a decline in donations. That was true again this year, but to a much a greater extent. Staff at HFS have seen a dramatic increase in requests for assistance. That trend continues this...
November 3, 2014 - 8:57am
October 31, 2014
'Among the Wild' - Hastings native John Storkamp featured in new adventure film
For about two weeks of his time at Hastings Middle School, John Storkamp wore the blue and gold and raced with the Hastings Raiders cross country team. When school officials caught him with drugs at school, coaches kicked him off the team and it looked like that would be the end...
October 31, 2014 - 3:04pm
City Council: Community survey, winter parking rules and a dangerous garage
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Hastings City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Morris Leatherman Company will present information from a recent community survey. The survey is a follow-up to a similar survey conducted...
news / government
October 31, 2014 - 2:21pm
Hastings Dog Park now open to the public
The newly constructed Hastings Dog Park is now open to the public. Crews had been installing fencing, clearing some of the vegetation and constructing a parking lot this fall. Some areas are still being worked on, but the east area of the park is available for use. An area specifically...
news / government
October 31, 2014 - 8:36am
October 30, 2014
Voter's guide: Dakota County Commissioner - District 1
Two candidates are vying for the Dakota County Commissioner seat in District 1, which serves Hastings, Farmington and everything in between. The candidates include incumbent Mike Slavik of Hastings and his challenger, Mark Henry of Farmington. Terms are for four years. Slavik won...
October 30, 2014 - 2:42pm