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Hastings Star Gazette
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
January 14, 2017
The seven cats of downtown Hastings
Tenants come and go in the living spaces above the downtown Hastings stores, and sometimes their little feline friends get left behind. When...
January 14, 2017 - 8:00am
January 2, 2017
Casual Day nets $365 for Project Share
The staff at First National Bank in Hastings raised $365 this year by donating $1 each week to dress in casual clothes on Fridays. With the money...
January 2, 2017 - 4:20pm
December 30, 2016
Vintage Inspirations wins DBA window display decorating contest
The fifth annual window display decorating contest hosted by the Hastings Downtown Business Association was judged this past week and the winners...
December 30, 2016 - 1:41pm
December 2, 2016
Humbert retires from Hastings Dental Associates after 37 years
Hastings Dental Associates has been in the Humbert family for 62 years, ever since it opened in 1954. Now, co-owner Stephen Humbert plans to...
December 2, 2016 - 8:17am
November 29, 2016
Online grocery shopping service comes to Hastings Wal-Mart
The Hastings Wal-Mart is now offering a new online grocery shopping service with store pick up. Wal-Mart shoppers have the opportunity to order...
November 29, 2016 - 3:49pm
November 25, 2016
Provincial Bank is now Frandsen Bank & Trust
Frandsen Bank & Trust, formerly known as Provincial Bank, came under new ownership last month. Frandsen Financial Corporation acquired Provincial Bank, which included locations in Lakeville, Apple Valley and Hastings. “We’re very excited about this change and very excited...
November 25, 2016 - 9:07am
November 16, 2016
Solar energy comes to Dakota Electric
FARMINGTON, Minn. — Dakota Electric Association, along with its power supplier Great River Energy, recently announced a joint solar project that will provide dedicated solar power directly to Dakota Electric’s membership. The one-megawatt (MW) solar array will be built along Highway...
November 16, 2016 - 4:52pm
November 11, 2016
Custom home design studio coming to Hastings
A new custom home design studio is coming to Hastings. Wausau Homes will be opening its doors at 507 Vermillion St. next month. Hastings native...
November 11, 2016 - 8:44am
November 4, 2016
North American Banking Company earns small business award
North American Banking Company announced this week the bank was named the Third Party Lender of Year by the Small Business Association (SBA) of Minnesota. The award recognizes North American Banking Company for providing the best overall support of SBA’s 504 loan program, both...
November 4, 2016 - 1:38pm
November 3, 2016
Caturia-Smidt transitions into new ownership
Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home has been a family-owned business since 1942. It has seen three owners, and it was recently purchased by a new one....
November 3, 2016 - 1:45pm
October 31, 2016
Pure Salon now open in Midtown Center
Kelli Robinson has been a hairstylist for more than 20 years, much of that right here in Hastings. Now she’s taking the next step in her career....
October 31, 2016 - 2:27pm
October 30, 2016
Hastings salons react to Minnesota rule changes in cosmetology
Being in the beauty industry since 1972, Hastings Beauty School manager Jeannette Johnson said she has seen lots of changes throughout her career....
October 30, 2016 - 8:00am
October 7, 2016
Hastings natives on the slow but steady road to success, were finalists in MN Cup competition
About four years ago, two Hastings sisters got a great idea. Rebecca Biederman and Elizabeth Aarness wanted to create a business making healthy,...
October 7, 2016 - 10:08am
October 6, 2016
Rach-Al-Paca opens new yarn store
Rachel and Alan Boucher, owners of Rach-Al-Paca Fiber Processing, are expanding their business. Last weekend, they opened a small store on their...
October 6, 2016 - 2:55pm
Ace brings live bait back to Hastings
Hometown Ace Hardware in Hastings has added a new live bait tank to its store, making it the only place in Hastings where live fishing bait is sold, according to owner Jake Morri. The tanks carry crappie minnows, fat heads, suckers and more, Morri said. The tank is a feature that...
October 6, 2016 - 2:51pm