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Hastings Star Gazette
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Klobuchar features Emily's Bakery & Deli at Minnesota Morning
Open house reveals remodeling concepts at Pleasant Hill Library
Dakota Electric members donate more than $27,000 to neighbors in need
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
HHS boys' hockey loses to Eagan, beats Henry Sibley
Raider girls' basketball beats Simley to stay one game behind Mahtomedi
HHS nordic ski teams end season at section tournament
HHS falls to Eagan 8-0 in first round of section playoffs
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
HHS crowns 8 Sno-Week royals
HHS winter play to be presented Feb. 10-12
Pop-up photography exhibit displays photos from around the world
arts and entertainment
ORD NO 2017-2 denmark
ORD NO 2017-01 denmark
ANNUAL MEETING vermillion
Michael Justen, 78
Brady L. Kragenbring, 24
Courtney T. Pahl, 25
Carol Ann Pettit, 84
Charles D. Wright, 91
Editorial: Vermillion Street plan needs to be strong, proactive
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Letters to the editor for Feb. 9
Editorial: City dogs should be licensed
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12
Real Estate Showcase
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
El Mexican Restaurant will come to Hastings next month
Red Rock Cafe has been in downtown Hastings for 12 years, but Karl Hajny recently sold his restaurant to a Minneapolis couple who plans to turn...
August 29, 2016 - 8:36am
August 23, 2016
From Italian to Mexican cuisine in less than a week: Bella Vista to get a makeover
Bella Vista, an Italian restaurant in downtown Hastings, opened it’s doors in October 2014. Now, two years later, the owners have decided it...
August 23, 2016 - 8:13am
August 20, 2016
Local technician earns Ford’s highest training level
John Kroska, an automotive technician at Hastings Ford, recently earned a pretty significant milestone in his career. On June 16, Kroska was...
August 20, 2016 - 8:00am