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Artspace on track for July opening
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Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
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Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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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
October 2, 2016
YMCA members are first to make a basket at new gymnasium
To celebrate the opening of its new gym on Monday, Sept. 26, the Hastings YMCA held a special “First Basket” event. Members bid in a silent...
October 2, 2016 - 8:00am
September 22, 2016
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
There’s a new business opening this week in downtown Hastings. On Sept. 22, Creative Hair Designs featuring SISTERfab will open at 109 East...
September 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
Former RJ’s to remain vacant
Plans for Crawford’s Corner have come to a halt, just as the new restaurant was on the verge of opening its doors. Crawford’s Corner, a new restaurant that was working toward opening in the former RJ’s building in downtown Hastings, had been working on cleaning up the vacant...
September 22, 2016 - 10:20am
September 11, 2016
Smead announces promotion of Dan Wagner to vice president of sales
Smead Manufacturing announced Thursday, Sept. 1, the promotion of Dan Wagner to vice president of sales, effective Sept. 1. Wagner has had a long and successful career at Smead, during which he has held various positions within the sales organization, including sales correspondent,...
September 11, 2016 - 10:00am
September 3, 2016
Hastings YMCA launches ‘Finish the Job’ campaign
The Hastings YMCA is closing in on its building expansion fundraising goal. To help drive support through the end of the fundraising campaign,...
September 3, 2016 - 8:00am
August 29, 2016
Hastings native makes award-winning barbecue sauce
Lee Moeller watched his neighbors smoking something on their grill and thought, “there’s got to be a science to this.” That is when his...
August 29, 2016 - 1:14pm