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Hastings Star Gazette
Documents surrounding former Hastings priest, Thomas Stitts, released
Southbound lane closure on bridge starts Monday
Hastings Cub Foods among stores affected by data breach
Slavik, Henry advance in county commissioner race
Hastings Relay for Life raises more than $36,000
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Johnson places sixth in 400 hurdles at national meet
Mudhens beat Hawks in first game of playoffs, 4-3
Hastings baseball teams earn state championships
Leaps and bounds: Francis visits East Ridge pole vault camp
Barbara Meyer makes second appearance this Sunday
The Squires Band makes return appearance Sunday
Information on preventing abuse and financial exploitation of elders
Engagement:Molly Robinson and Kevin Fritz
Fox family has been named Farm Family of the year
arts and entertainment
Edward C. Bohn, 86
Mary P. Peterson, 84
Helen J. Brunner, 68
Donald W. Gustafson, 87
Jeffrey L. Perrault, 57
NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF DAKOTA DISTRICT COURT FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS (INTESTATE) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF DAKOTA DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DENMARK TOWNSHIP RECONVENING OF ANNUAL MEETING
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Letter: McNamara has been on the wrong side of history
Letter: Hastings is a wonderful little town that should be preserved
Editorial: ‘Bakken 101’ meetings are a good initiative
Letter: Thanks for the help at Maggie Brown benefit
Letter: In support of Lori Braucks
August 7, 2014
City council - Ian Martin
Q: Please provide us with some background information, including your education, job position, community service and any previous or current connection with government. A: I am a lifelong resident of Hastings and graduated in 2005. I went on to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in...
August 7, 2014 - 10:33am
County commissioner - Mike Slavik, incumbent
Q: Please provide us with some background information, including your education, job position, community service and any previous or current connection with government. A: I was born and raised in Hastings and have been a resident of Hastings for more than 34 years. I am a graduate...
August 7, 2014 - 10:30am
County commissioner - Mark Henry
Q: Please provide us with some background information, including your education, job position, community service and any previous or current connection with government. A: I was born and raised in Dakota County. I graduated from Farmington High School in 1978 as a member of the...
August 7, 2014 - 10:29am
County commissioner - Terry Donnelly
Q: Please provide us with some background information, including your education, job position, community service and any previous or current connection with government. A: My name is Terry Donnelly, and I am a lifelong resident of both Dakota County and Farmington. I have experienced...
August 7, 2014 - 10:28am
August 5, 2014
HHS marching band returns from Michigan ready to compete
Like all athletic teams or musical ensembles, the Hastings High School marching band is accustomed to long hours of practice. In the summer, they use their rehearsal time to prepare for their field shows, where they compete with other marching bands. Last year, they proved that practice...
news / education
August 5, 2014 - 9:34am
New regional park will feature cabin rentals, trails, sledding and other amenities
Tucked away off a gravel stretch of 170th Street is the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park, a gem few know about, but many will want to discover. The 456-acre regional park isn’t open to the public yet, but Dakota County officials promise it will be ready this fall. With its central...
news / region
August 5, 2014 - 9:32am
August 1, 2014
City Council: Commercial development
The next Hastings City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Two Hastings businesses are seeking council action to help them advance their businesses. At 2400 Vermillion St., Nichols Inn is hoping to see part of its property...
news / government
August 1, 2014 - 11:37am
July 31, 2014
Rescue crews save man who nearly went over Vermillion River Falls
A man apparently enduring a crisis waded into the Vermillion River in Hastings on Wednesday afternoon. At about 4:15 p.m., a caller reported seeing a man in the water just above the falls. Crews were dispatched immediately and got to work to rescue the man. It appeared as though...
July 31, 2014 - 1:55pm
July 29, 2014
Drought, hard winter suspected in death of Industrial Park trees
It’s been five years since the City of Hastings redesigned Spiral Boulevard in the Industrial Park. The project included drainage ditches designed to catch water runoff that were planted with native grasses and a variety of trees. This spring, city employees noticed a problem....
news / government
July 29, 2014 - 8:35am
Downtown project moves into final design: Council approves general scope of the Riverfront Renaissance project
It’s official. Hastings will be getting a new look to its downtown area over the next few years. Although the final designs have yet to be developed, a general scope or master plan was approved by the Hastings City Council on Monday evening. The general idea of the project is to...
news / government
July 29, 2014 - 8:33am
July 24, 2014
Whinnery is new St. John’s principal
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com It all came together with divine help, according to the new principal at St. John the Baptist Catholic School, Molly Whinnery. A former elementary teacher and principal at Catholic schools, most recently...
news / education
July 24, 2014 - 11:04am
July 23, 2014
A look at the changing landscape of Hastings
There's no denying that Hastings looks a whole lot different today than it did in 2008. In the downtown area, that's especially the case with the new bridge in place. We've put together a couple sets of photos to show just how different the city looks today than it did six years...
July 23, 2014 - 3:15pm
Hastings great Bob McNamara dies
Hastings native Bob McNamara has passed away. He was 82 years old. McNamara was a standout football player at Hastings High School and went on to play for the University of Minnesota. He was their MVP in 1954. McNamara was drafted by the Cleveland Browns, played in the CFL,...
July 23, 2014 - 10:03am
July 22, 2014
Medallion finders to donate $500 prize to church youth group
For Jen Shonkwiler and her family of Hastings, the annual Edina Realty medallion has been the highlight to Rivertown Days for many years. Hunting for it has been a challenge. This year, the hunt was a successful one when Jen and her daughter Kayla found the medallion along the trail...
July 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
July 21, 2014
Bighead and silver carp discovered in Pool 2 of Mississippi River
Commercial fishermen under contract by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources netted two adult invasive carp in Pool 2 of the Mississippi River in the Cottage Grove area on Thursday, July 17. One was a bighead carp that weighed approximately 40 pounds. The other was a silver...
July 21, 2014 - 10:17am