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Hastings Star Gazette
City council: Presentations, fiber and bond sales
Voting period now under way
Local girl to represent Minnesota at national pageant
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football plagued by turnovers in loss to Mahtomedi
HHS girls’ tennis splits matches against St. Paul North and Mahtomedi
HHS cross-country runs in Hudson Raider Invitational
Hastings’ volleyball falls to Eastview and beats Mahtomedi
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
Returned to the wild: CNC releases rehabilitated raptors
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
arts and entertainment
Lyndon J. LaSalle, 71
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Letter: Candidate questions campaign practices
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: In support of Trevor Lund
Letter: In support of Tony Jurgens
Letter: In response to veteran’s letter
Real Estate Showcase
May 5, 2016
Wise Family Funeral and Cremation Services observes 15 years of service
Mike Wise has always found satisfaction from being involved with people. In the 15 years he and his wife Mary have owned and managed the Wise...
May 5, 2016 - 8:57am
April 22, 2016
Hastings woman’s business a means of cleansing body and soul
Tracy Fritze can often be found In an upper room of her rural Denmark Township home, a room she calls “the soap room.” There’s no complex...
April 22, 2016 - 11:08am
April 15, 2016
Hastings brewer featured at Wyatt’s
When Hastings resident Nic Brau was younger, most of his friends were drinking mainstream beers. He, on the other hand, was more drawn to a smaller...
April 15, 2016 - 7:52am
April 2, 2016
Going green one paint job at a time
Wayne’s Auto Body in Hastings took a big step toward being more environmentally friendly. The business made some big changes in its operations...
April 2, 2016 - 8:00am
April 1, 2016
Mattress Galaxy to open soon in Midtown Shopping Center
In a retail niche where high pressure sales and hefty markups are the norm, Suzanne and Tom Weaver are doing things a little different. “We...
April 1, 2016 - 8:51am
March 28, 2016
Midwest Dental offers free oral cancer screenings
Midwest Dental offices throughout the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri will be providing free visual head and neck oral cancer screenings during the entire month of April in recognition of April’s Oral Cancer Awareness month. Free screenings will be offered...
March 28, 2016 - 9:11am
Hometown Ace Hardware now open in Westview Center
The new Hometown Ace Hardware is officially open for business. The store, owned by Jake Morri, is located in Westview Center. The store had a...
March 28, 2016 - 9:10am
Wyatt’s to open second location
Business has been pretty good for Wyatt’s Twisted Americana. So good, in fact, that the restaurant is about to open a second location, this one in Eagan. Owner Blaine Seeliger is working with Chris Palek, general manager of the Hastings restaurant and now Seeliger’s business partner...
March 28, 2016 - 8:47am
March 16, 2016
Moms on the Run celebrates fifth season in Hastings
This spring, Moms on the Run will launch its fifth season in Hastings. And although the social running group still has room to grow, it’s proven...
March 16, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 10, 2016
Hastings home-based startup gains Oscar momentum
Vermillion residents Pete and Lucy Simones couldn’t ask for a better outlook for their new business, iPops. The couple came up with their idea...
March 10, 2016 - 8:58am
March 4, 2016
Flint Hills Resources employee honored as Exceptional Dakota County Businesswoman
Cinda Lohmann, an 18-year employee of Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery, has been named a 2016 Dakota County Exceptional Businesswoman...
March 4, 2016 - 11:16am
March 1, 2016
New pub coming to Afton
A new restaurant in Afton is hoping to get back to the roots of the area. Afton City Council approved a liquor license for the Lumberyard Pub during its Feb. 16 meeting following a public hearing. “Thank you for coming to Afton,” Mayor Dick Bend said, “and welcome.” The...
March 1, 2016 - 8:24am
February 18, 2016
Local couple makes custom glassware charms
Hastings residents Ron and Karen Ruckdashel’s new business happened almost by accident. Karen said she had a drawer full of her grandmother’s...
February 18, 2016 - 8:37am
February 17, 2016
Snap Fitness gets new owner, new upgrades
As of Jan. 1, the Hastings Snap Fitness has been under new leadership. Nate Mollenhauer, a Northfield resident, purchased the business and is...
February 17, 2016 - 1:41pm
February 12, 2016
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
Afton’s Sail Away Cafe has closed. In a post on its Facebook page on Feb. 8, Sail Away Cafe, located at 3121 St. Croix Trail S. in Afton’s Old Village, wrote: “Sail Away is permanently closed. Sadly we did not get enough business to sustain. Great efforts were made but the...
February 12, 2016 - 2:48pm