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River flooding likely to occur
Local briefs: Allina Health Hastings Clinic to host open house May 5
HHS students train to save a life
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Community event will tackle diversity and inclusion discussion
crime and courts
Hastings softball drops double-header in season opener
Raiders boys lacrosse blows out rival Park in season opener
Tennis: Raiders play five matches in five days
Hastings track and field competes in Wi vs. MN Border Battle
Raiders girls lacrosse falls in season opener to Mahtomedi
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 NOTICE: Douglas Martin Antonson Estate; File No.19HA-PR-18-263
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Sidewalk Cafes
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Mobile Food Units
HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids- Camera Project
HASTINGS SCHOOL DIST: Ad For Bids- Parking Improvements
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
New look at Dakota Pines to launch this season
Planet Beach moves to downtown Hastings
Ready for a sip at Spiral
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew Asphaug Warg
Kaaren F. Hendrickson
James "Jim" Clement
Richard "Dick" Murtaugh
Judith M. Warner
Tina Folch for House Representative
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
A Bea in the Garden column: Snow stalling spring planting
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Column: How observant are you?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
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June 14, 2012
Rochester man arrested after pursuit through Hastings
A 19-year-old Rochester man is in the Dakota County Jail after he led Dakota County deputies on a chase which began on Highway 52 and ended near Erickson Drive in Hastings at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday morning. According to Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, the pursuit ended with...
June 14, 2012 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2012
Fire and crash report for the week ending March 5
Monday, Feb. 27 Two vehicles backed into each other trying to back out of their parking spots in the Walmart parking lot at 2 p.m. Feb. 27. While driving a Stearns County vehicle, Patricia Smith, 44 of St. Cloud, struck a call box at the Juvenile Service Center at 2:25 p.m. Feb....
March 8, 2012 - 8:29am
February 9, 2012
Fire and accident report for the week ending Feb. 6
Tuesday, Jan. 31 A mattress leaning against the north side of Graphic Design was found on fire at 5:07 p.m. Jan. 31. Firefighters extinguished the fire, which did not spread to the building. The cause of the fire was undetermined. A business in the 100 block of East Second Street...
February 9, 2012 - 8:17am
February 5, 2012
No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks...
February 5, 2012 - 2:53pm
February 1, 2012
Accident report for the week ending Jan. 31
At about noon Jan 23, Jennifer Dorschner, 35 of Hastings, spun out and hit a traffic sign at the intersection of Second Street and Nininger Road. Dorschner said she hit a patch of ice and the rear of her vehicle spun out. The passenger side of the vehicle struck the sign. Damage...
February 1, 2012 - 4:07pm
January 30, 2012
Accident report for the week ending Jan. 24
Firefighters responded to an alarm at the Dakota County jail at 9:43 p.m. Jan. 19. Investigation showed there was no fire. A kitchen fire in a home in the 1600 block of Walnut Street caused more than $77,000 in damage Jan. 20. The fire was reported at 4:09 p.m. A resident left...
January 30, 2012 - 9:12am
Sentence is 30 days for criminal vehicle operation
Jacob Nils Hansen, 27, Hastings, who was involved and subsequently charged in connection with an Oct. 12, 2010, accident was sentenced this week in Dakota County District Court. The crash at Highway 61 and 55 left a motorcyclist in serious condition. Hansen had pleaded guilty to...
January 30, 2012 - 9:11am
January 19, 2012
Accidents and fire calls for Jan. 11-16
Two vehicles collided in front of City Hall at 1 p.m. Jan. 11. Yvonne Garvin, 85 of Hastings, was pulling from one parking spot on the side of East Fourth Street to cross the entrance to City Hall. She struck the a vehicle driven by Tanner Howard, 32 of Hastings, who was in the...
January 19, 2012 - 9:34am
January 11, 2012
Accidents and fire calls for Dec. 26 - Jan. 9
Police responded to a minor crash at the intersection of Vermillion and 15th streets at 2:47 p.m. Dec. 26. While stopped at a red light on eastbound 15th Street, a Cannon Falls woman was rear-ended by Thomas O'Brien, 20, Hastings. Damage was limited to two small scratches on Schuette's...
January 11, 2012 - 1:18pm
January 6, 2012
Pedestrian hit by vehicle off Goodwin Avenue
An 83-year-old pedestrian, Leo Frank Girgen, remains in serious condition in Regions Hospital, St. Paul, with leg and head injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning on Goodwin Avenue west of Hastings. According to the Dakota County Sheriff's office, the accident...
January 6, 2012 - 11:05am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
December 30, 2011
Hastings man injured in rollover crash north of Prescott
A Hastings man was injured in a crash in Clifton, Wis., on Thursday afternoon. At about 1:40 p.m. Thursday Pierce County Sheriff's deputies...
December 30, 2011 - 9:31am
December 21, 2011
Fire and accident calls for the week ending Dec. 15
A 69-year-old Hastings woman reported to police that on Dec. 11, someone had hit her car while it was parked in the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church parking lot. Damage to the car was estimated at more than $500. A 68-year-old Hastings woman reported Dec. 13 that an unknown vehicle...
December 21, 2011 - 1:35pm
December 20, 2011
County responds to five crashes Monday morning
Over about an hour Monday morning (at approximately 7:30 a.m. Dec. 19) Dakota County deputies responded to five crashes in the Hastings area,...
December 20, 2011 - 11:19am
December 16, 2011
Three vehicles were involved in the crash that closed bridge
A crash that closed the Highway 60 bridge in Hastings for about an hour was caused by a driver who couldn't stay in his lane. According to the state report, Cory Koplin, 40 of Red Wing, was driving south on Highway 61 and drifted across the center line. David Asleson, 51 of Lake...
December 16, 2011 - 8:50am