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HPD seeks help in identifying pair of liquor thieves
More than $12,000 raised at annual Holiday Train
HEDRA selects City Properties to work on former Hudson building
City Council: New hospital signs, city logo and the final budget
Beverly Mwangi has graduated from basic combat training
crime and courts
Hastings raced at the sprint relays last week
Raiders girls hockey team turns things around with win over Sabers
Big penalties hurt Raiders boys hockey team
Raider wrestlers beat Farmington, Stillwater
Raiders get win over Sibley in girls basketball
Henry Trunk completes seasonal park ranger law enforcement training
Jennifer Lanting inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Harlie joins Hodges family
Rebekah joins Wessinger family
Oliver joins Lunsford family
arts and entertainment
Vivian Pearson, 81
Marjorie "Marge" E. Truax, 77
Reinold James Judge, 61
Yvonne G. Garvin, 86
Letter: Murray family says ‘Thanks’
Letter: Local theater is going strong
Letter: Thanks go out to the wreath finder
Editorial: Great job, KDWA and First National Bank!
Letter: ‘A wolf in sheep’s clothing is still a fearsome predator’
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF MARY C LORENTZ
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November 20, 2013
Bridge fully open; dedication is Friday
The drive across the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings has gotten a lot easier. This past weekend, bridge crews opened all four lanes to traffic, eliminating merging zones and easing congestion on both ends of the project. Both southbound lanes opened at about 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon....
November 20, 2013 - 1:59pm
November 15, 2013
Bridge opens four lanes
The Hastings bridge opened all four lanes this afternoon, slightly ahead of a previously announced Saturday opening. The southbound lanes opened first at about 4:30 p.m., followed by the northbound lanes about an hour and a half later. Aesthetic lighting is also visible this...
November 15, 2013 - 7:57pm
November 14, 2013
City Council: Ad program fees and the utility service repair policy
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The Parks and Recreation Department seeks to modify its advertising program. The department offers a number of advertising spaces in its facilities....
news / government
November 14, 2013 - 4:32pm
Dance video gone viral spreads joy across the nation
Last Friday morning, a Hastings native and her new husband were featured on national television, dancing live on ABC’s Good Morning America. Terra and Drake Otto had performed the famous last dance from the film “Dirty Dancing” at their wedding reception in August. It was...
November 14, 2013 - 10:42am
Free community meal planned at Thanksiving
A free community Thanksgiving meal will be served this year from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, at the United Methodist Church, 615 W. 15th St. The planning has begun, according to coordinator Karrie Hamilton Williamson. The meal includes roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy,...
November 14, 2013 - 8:27am
All four lanes of new Highway 61 bridge to be opened Saturday afternoon
Years and years of frustrations, backed-up traffic, terrible crashes, construction delays, construction marvels and gawking are about to be over. On Saturday afternoon, it is expected that the new Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River in Hastings will be fully opened. Two...
November 14, 2013 - 8:18am
November 12, 2013
NHS Halloween food drive a huge success in Hastings
The National Honor Society Halloween food drive is an event that’s been going on for years. Hastings residents along the traditional routes are accustomed to having students ask for food donations. But this year, a few changes to the process resulted in a major increase in donations. This...
news / education
November 12, 2013 - 3:39pm
November 11, 2013
Remaining section of old Highway 61 bridge knocked into the river
One of the few remaining pieces of the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings was knocked into the Mississippi River at about 4 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11. Dramatic video of the process can be seen by visiting the Hastings Bridge Watch page at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202043439275175&set=vb.160973600582723&type=2&theater. The...
November 11, 2013 - 3:48pm
Retirement sendoff for Dr. Andrews of Hastings is set for Nov. 12
When Dick Andrews began practicing medicine in Hastings 36 years ago, the emergency room here certainly had its challenges. It was well named, if you will — there was just one room at the time. “If we had two patients, the other one was out in the hall,” Andrews said. All...
November 11, 2013 - 8:23am
November 7, 2013
Bridge dedication set for 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22
Area residents and business owners are invited to attend a bridge dedication celebration for the new Hastings Bridge, on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m. at Hastings City Hall. The dedication marks the opening of the new four lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River. All four lanes...
November 7, 2013 - 2:43pm
HHS fall play, 'The Cantorville Ghost,' has three performances planned this weekend
The Hastings High School fall play is planned for this weekend. In it, regular theater goers can be expected to see some new faces. One of those...
news / education
November 7, 2013 - 8:29am
Veterans Day observances planned for Nov. 11
Those who served their country will be honored at Veteran’s Day observances Monday, Nov. 11. The Hastings Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1210, Hastings Community Education and the Minnesota Veteran’s Home, Hastings, are holding activities. VFW The VFW post is holding...
November 7, 2013 - 8:26am
November 5, 2013
Levy renewal question passes;McGinnis, Cater and Gergen elected to school board
On Tuesday, voters in Hastings School District 200 opted to renew the operating levy of $4.2 million annually for another 10 years by a 60 percent to 40 percent margin. Of the total of 4,553 votes on the levy questions, 2,622 were in favor, while 1,931 were against renewal. “On...
news / education
November 5, 2013 - 7:54pm
Afton State Park is closed Nov. 9, 10
During the special resource management deer hunt on Nov. 9 and 10, Afton State Park will be closed to all visitors, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said. Hunts also will take place at other Minnesota state parks and recreation areas this fall, and access to the...
November 5, 2013 - 2:22pm
Reminder: city snow emergency goes into effect as soon as there's two inches
The City of Hastings would like to remind residents of its snow emergency policy and educate the public on the snow plow and law enforcement protocol. A state of snow emergency automatically goes into effect when two or more inches of snow has fallen. This means that a snow emergency...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am