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Hastings Star Gazette
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
A Victorian Christmas comes to downtown Hastings
Minnesota roundup: Cremated remains left at cemetery; Saturday to be Bob Dylan Day; 3 more state news stories
Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders drop first two games of the season
Hastings boys' hockey has rough start to season, drop three straight
Hastings girls' hockey drops two games to Hudson and Farmington
HHS wrestling takes third at own Raider Duals
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
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
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