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March 1, 2016
New pub coming to Afton
March 1, 2016 - 8:24am
February 18, 2016
Ron and Karen Ruckdashel are the owners of Gems of the Vine, a new business that makes unique magnetic wine glass charms. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Local couple makes custom glassware charms
February 18, 2016 - 8:37am
February 17, 2016
Nate Mollenhauer is the new owner of the Hastings Snap Fitness. He’s planning major upgrades to the facility in the coming months. Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx
Snap Fitness gets new owner, new upgrades
February 17, 2016 - 1:41pm
February 12, 2016
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
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
January 29, 2016 - 8:48am
January 27, 2016
Geoff Glasrud, a Hastings High School graduate, has been promoted to vice president and manufacturing manager of the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery. (Submitted photo)
Flint Hills Resources names new manager of Pine Bend refinery
January 27, 2016 - 10:52am
January 19, 2016
Randy Stenger, owner of Extreme Sandbox, pitches his business to the Sharks on ABC’s “Shark Tank” (episode 713). Photo courtesy of ABC/Michael Desmond
Local business gets spotlight from ‘Shark Tank’ episode
January 19, 2016 - 8:31am
January 15, 2016
HHS grad earns Future Leaders’ Award: Aaron Stotko makes big strides in hydronics industry
January 15, 2016 - 7:00am
January 14, 2016
Regina just weeks away from opening new emergency department
January 14, 2016 - 4:17pm
Tax refund fraud remains a serious problem
January 14, 2016 - 2:58pm
Staff at the Health Solutions Center in Hastings are pictured with the 142 sets of pajamas they collected and donated to the Lewis House in Hastings. (Submitted photo)
Chiropractors trade PJs for adjustments
January 14, 2016 - 11:32am
January 13, 2016
Job fair is planned for Jan. 14
January 13, 2016 - 3:26pm
January 7, 2016
Gordy Pearson retired from his Farmers Insurance business, passing it on to his son-in-law, Shane Lanning. Pearson’s last day was Dec. 31. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Gordy Pearson passes business to third generation
January 7, 2016 - 10:26am
January 6, 2016
Owners watch the episode of Shark Tank that Extreme Sandbox appeared on Tuesday night. Pictured in the middle is owner Randy Stenger, who was on the show. To the left is his fiance, Sara Hamann. His son, Will, is in front. Pictured in the back from left to right are employee Adam Johnson, Don Stenger, Keri Stenger and Sydney Stenger.
Extreme Sandbox gets its funding on Shark Tank; firm is set to open second location
January 6, 2016 - 2:24pm
December 30, 2015
Ace Hardware store set to open mid-March
December 30, 2015 - 11:06am