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Hastings Star Gazette
Corn maze a nod to first responders
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
crime and courts
City of Hastings
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
arts and entertainment
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
David D. Marshall
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
January 29, 2016
Hastings Co-op Creamery seeks to expand: Final plans depend on city’s response to water and sewer access charges
The Hastings Co-op Creamery is ready to expand. The cooperative, which has been operating in Hastings since 1913, is hoping to grow its operation by adding different types of products. “We feel the need to grow,” said plant manager Dave Zwart, “and that’s kind of how the...
January 29, 2016 - 8:48am
January 27, 2016
Flint Hills Resources names new manager of Pine Bend refinery
Flint Hills Resources announced Jan. 27 that Geoff Glasrud has been promoted to vice president and manufacturing manager of the Flint Hills Resources...
January 27, 2016 - 10:52am
January 19, 2016
Local business gets spotlight from ‘Shark Tank’ episode
Randy Stenger, owner of Extreme Sandbox in Hastings, has always liked the ABC television show Shark Tank. On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Stenger watched...
January 19, 2016 - 8:31am
January 15, 2016
HHS grad earns Future Leaders’ Award: Aaron Stotko makes big strides in hydronics industry
When Aaron Stotko started his career, he was just an intern. A 2005 graduate of Hastings High School, Stotko said he barely even got accepted...
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
January 14, 2016
Regina just weeks away from opening new emergency department
Construction on the new emergency department at Regina Hospital is just about finished. Crews are working on the finishing touches and installing...
January 14, 2016 - 4:17pm
Tax refund fraud remains a serious problem
Burnsville, MN – With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number (SSN) to file a fraudulent tax return and claim...
January 14, 2016 - 2:58pm
Chiropractors trade PJs for adjustments
Millner Family Chiropractic and Hauck Chiropractic teamed up to make a special donation to the Lewis House in Hastings Dec. 22. The providers...
January 14, 2016 - 11:32am
January 13, 2016
Job fair is planned for Jan. 14
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, Hastings, is collaborating with experts from the United States Department of Labor, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves, and local higher education institutions to provide an open discussion...
January 13, 2016 - 3:26pm
January 7, 2016
Gordy Pearson passes business to third generation
On Dec. 31, Gordy Pearson handed the keys to his Farmers Insurance business over to his son-in-law, calling to a close a 38-year career in the...
January 7, 2016 - 10:26am
January 6, 2016
Extreme Sandbox gets its funding on Shark Tank; firm is set to open second location
A Hastings business, Extreme Sandbox, fared well in the Shark Tank on Tuesday night. Owner Randy Stenger was featured on the show making a...
January 6, 2016 - 2:24pm
December 30, 2015
Ace Hardware store set to open mid-March
For Jake and Jennifer Morri, the closing of the Hastings Goodwill store was a bit of good fortune. They currently work in the outdoor power equipment business, Jake Morri said, but have been wanting to open their own hardware store for years. “We have been trying to find a location...
December 30, 2015 - 11:06am
December 23, 2015
City annexes land for new Allina clinic: Two-story clinic will provide better visibility, access, Allina says
Hastings expanded its borders Monday night, when the Hastings City Council voted unanimously to annex about 12 acres just west of the Dakota Summit shopping center and Wal-Mart. The land is currently owned by the Conzemius Dairy Farm. The annexation was first proposed by Allina Health...
December 23, 2015 - 9:13am
December 21, 2015
Ace Hardware expected to open in spring
Mid-America Real Estate announced it recently that Ace Hardware will be the newest tenant in the Westview Shopping Center, located at South Frontage Road and Pleasant Drive. Ace Hardware signed a lease for 14,980 square feet. It will anchor the 130,395 square foot center, which...
December 21, 2015 - 8:47am
December 18, 2015
DVS exam station now located in Westview Center
Hastings drivers who need to take a driving test aren’t going downtown anymore. The Drivers License Examining Station was formerly located at 217 Ramsey Street in downtown Hastings. It is now doing business in Westview Center, at 1355 South Frontage Road, Suite 150. The station...
December 18, 2015 - 10:32am
Hastings cake business moving to Cottage Grove
A Hastings bakery hopes to offer Cottage Grove residents lots of ways to satisfy their sweet tooth soon. Rivertown Cakes plans to open at 7750 Harkness Ave. in Cottage Grove early next year, owner Heather Carey said. “If everything goes as planned, hopefully by the end of January...
December 18, 2015 - 10:31am