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Hastings Star Gazette
Washington County Board primary races: Karwoski, Ohs lead in D2; It's Johnson, Swenson in D4
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
It's Fasbender, Elling Schultz in Hastings mayoral primary
Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
crime and courts
Hastings Hawks end their season playing their best ball
Ninja Zone empowers confidence
Images from the Hastings Raiders Legion baseball season
Baseball: Hastings Hawks eliminated by Northfield in Section 1B playoffs
Miesville routs the Rochester Royals with the home run ball
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate of Will for Glen Kubina; File No. 19HA-PR-18-542
BIDS for Thompson Lake Improvements Project
CITY OF HASTINGS PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Hearing on August 20, 2018
SUM PROC 7-17-2018
Hastings' newest storage facility offers more
Dakota Electric announces another pollinator planting
Crafting an international fusion of flavors: Rebel Chef opens Aug. 10 in Farmington
First mother, then daughter: Smead CEO has spent 53 years in family business
Farmington Tap House is 'home'
Place a Business Announcement
Irma M. Bogdan
Gary A. Hansen
Delos James Doyle
Paul R. McNamara
Carol Ann Jary-Kamps
Al & Donna Teuber
Paul J. Greten
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
Jewel Pickert column: Time to abolish pet peeves? You make the call
Bea Westerberg column: Dog days of summer call for cool foods
Letter: 'STUFF THE BUS' and feed our students
Mary Fasbender is my Hero
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Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
November 23, 2016
Crashes leave area roadways closed down
UPDATE: Highway 52 reopens after ethanol spill Icy roads have led to a mess on area roadways, including a pair of major road closures near Hastings....
November 23, 2016 - 8:55am
October 11, 2016
Deer causes motorcycle ejection, injuries
TOWN OF ISABELLE -- A 29-year-old Minnesota man was thrown from his motorcycle Monday evening when a deer jumped out in front of him. Stephen...
October 11, 2016 - 7:29am
August 8, 2016
Sunday crash critically injured one
A 36-year-old Hastings woman was critically injured in a crash Sunday in the area of 230th Street and Inga Avenue south of Hastings. The crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. Dan Bianconi, Patrol Captain with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, said that the crash appears to be the result...
August 8, 2016 - 5:29pm
August 1, 2016
Coon Rapids man dies in crash south of Hastings on Highway 316
A 57-year-old Coon Rapids man died early Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 316 south of Hastings. The man, Robert S. Kary, was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi northbound on Highway 316 at 200th Street East when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 2:30...
August 1, 2016 - 8:34am
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am
June 9, 2016
Helicopter crashes in Marshan Township
The Hastings Fire Department responded to a helicopter crash Wednesday afternoon just south of 205th Street between Highway 61 and Kirby Avenue...
June 9, 2016 - 9:01am
April 25, 2016
Hastings man dies in motorcycle crash
A Hastings man was killed Saturday in a crash on Highway 61 south of Hastings. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anthony J. Bruner, 35, of Hastings, was travelling southbound on Highway 61 on his Harley Davidson Roadster when he left the roadway. He went over Cannon Street,...
April 25, 2016 - 8:24am
March 17, 2016
2016 story: Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
Editor's note: Two boys killed in a crash July 14, 2018 were the sons of Marya Christiansen, who died in 2016 when her car entered the Mississippi...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
March 16, 2016
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
HAGER CITY -- Family members of Marya Christiansen clung to hopes Wednesday that the Hager City woman would be found, while authorities converged...
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
February 18, 2016
None injured in Highway 52 crash at Pine Bend Thursday morning
A single-vehicle crash slowed traffic on Highway 52 at Highway 55 Thursday morning, Feb. 18. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a driver headed northbound on Highway 52 at 7:40 a.m. was looking to make a lane change but realized that there was another vehicle in their blind...
February 18, 2016 - 8:52am
February 11, 2016
Hastings man dies in snowmobile crash
A 53-year-old Hastings man was killed Wednesday when the snowmobile he was driving left the trail and struck a tree near Tower. Steven Rahman was traveling with four others on the Taconite Snowmobile Trail approximately 15 miles southwest of Tower and failed to negotiate a curve in...
February 11, 2016 - 8:57am
September 22, 2015
Crash slows traffic west of Hastings
A crash on Highway 55 near Goodwin Avenue slowed traffic Monday morning, causing vehicles leaving Hastings at about 8 a.m. to back up at least...
September 22, 2015 - 8:40am
September 15, 2015
Hastings woman injured in crash near La Crosse, Wis.
A Hastings woman, 20-year-old Allison Nolan, was injured in a weekend crash about 20 miles northwest of La Crosse, Wis. Sheriff's deputies in western Wisconsin continue to investigate the crash that killed two drivers. It occurred on Highway 35-54 near Tempealeau. A truck driven...
September 15, 2015 - 10:52am