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Hastings Star Gazette
Plans advance for former Hudson site; Market study shows residential, restaurant would be best use
Two apprehended after busy night for Hastings police
Kwik Trip site plan passes Planning Commission
Auto Zone plans new building in Hastings
Vermillion man in critical condition after motorcycle crash
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders win another MEC swim meet
Scoring drought hits Raider soccer boys
Hastings races at competitive Mayo cross country meet
Raiders tennis girls face highly ranked Zephyrs
Hastings boys soccer team has 0-2 league mark thus far
Organist hits 46 years of service at St. Philip’s
Klee graduates from NDSU
Cole joins Simpson family
AmyLynn joins Swanson family
Engagement:Anna Woodwick and Troy Vangsness
arts and entertainment
Richard H. "Dick" Banaszewski, 77
Howard W. Akins, 86
John E. Gabriel, Sr., 93
Lois F. Jenson, 88
Joyce Maybelle Grotjohn
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NOTICE OF HEARING ON ESTATE OF SCOTT TAYLOR
NOTICE OF MORTAGE FORECLOSURE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME PEBBLE CREEK HEALING AND MASSAGE
Letter: Tax money needs to support public education
Editorial: Let’s revisit who brings businesses to Hastings
Letter: Thanks to representatives who voted for new anti-bullying law
Letter: Slaten says ‘Together we can make a difference’
Editorial: Utecht’s third career may be his best
August 5, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
July 18, 2014
Arrest made in case involving body found here in April
Carrie Olson's former boyfriend was charged Friday morning in connection with her death and disappearance. Olson was found April 5 in a wooded area south of Hastings. Tim McVay, 39, of Rock Island, Ill., is charged with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death, Rock...
news / crime and courts
July 18, 2014 - 2:39pm
City Council: Riverfront Renaissance
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The main topic of discussion will be the Riverfront Renaissance project, which involves several renovations to downtown Hastings spread out over...
news / government
July 18, 2014 - 9:50am
July 17, 2014
Rosemount City Council mulls possible annexation
A unique request has the Rosemount City Council asking some big questions. During the council’s last work session, Tom Furlong asked the council to consider annexing his property from Nininger Township. Furlong owns 415 acres in the township, including the Emerald Greens Golf Course....
July 17, 2014 - 12:54pm
Dog owners encouraged to keep dogs out of Lake Rebecca until algae subsides
The City of Hastings would like to remind residents that this is the time of year where bodies of stagnant water, such as lakes, ponds and ponding basins, can form algae blooms that can be potentially hazardous for both humans and animals. The city asks residents to take appropriate...
July 17, 2014 - 9:53am
Open house planned for $10.9 million trail extension at Spring Lake Park
Late this fall, work will get started on the newest section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail in Dakota County. The Mississippi River Regional Trail (MRRT) is a planned 27-mile pedestrian and bicycle trail that, when completed, will stretch from South St. Paul to Hastings along...
July 17, 2014 - 9:51am