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Hastings Star Gazette
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Santa Claus has arrived at a Park Ridge apartment
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
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
December 17, 2015
Allina welcomes Tom Thompson as new hospital president
Regina Hospital has a new leader. Tom Thompson, a Little Falls native, took the hospital’s top spot on Nov. 8. Since then, he’s been through...
December 17, 2015 - 8:43am
December 10, 2015
Hastings Family Service in the running to win Merchants Bank promotion; voting ends Dec. 10
Hastings Family Service is in the running to win at least $5,000 from Merchants Bank through an online contest. Voting for the contest ends Dec. 10. Merchants Bank explains the contest this way: Swipe Out Hunger is a Merchants Bank initiative to support local food shelves in our communities....
December 10, 2015 - 2:16pm
Longtime Star Gazette advertising salesperson and publisher retires
The bitter cold of South Dakota prompted Steve Messick to seek shelter. All he wanted, he said, was something indoors and something warm. Messick...
December 10, 2015 - 9:28am
December 2, 2015
Holidays come early at Vermillion Pump and Market
In Vermillion, the Vermillion Pump and Market is the place to go if you need, well, anything. Especially when it comes to holiday décor. Since...
December 2, 2015 - 1:25pm
Hastings clinics serve as training ground for medical students
Jordan Weil knows how important hands-on experience is in the medical world. Weil, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Colorado native, is currently working on gaining just that kind of experience. He’s part of a special program offered by...
December 2, 2015 - 1:06pm
November 24, 2015
Special Tees now going by new name — United Promotions
Big changes are happening at a small Hastings business. If all goes as planned, those changes will help that small business keep on growing. For...
November 24, 2015 - 9:51am
Local business owner named to national ALTA board
Hastings business owner Richard Welshons has stepped up to a national leadership position. Welshons, who owns DCA Title with his brother, Dave, was elected to the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) board of governors. ALTA is a national trade organization that represents...
November 24, 2015 - 8:08am
Storm Creek warehouse sale benefits Hastings Family Service
Storm Creek apparel in Hastings has planned another warehouse sale to benefit Hastings Family Service. The outdoor apparel company, located at 624 Spiral Blvd., will have its third annual warehouse sale on Black Friday, Nov. 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clothing is marked down between...
November 24, 2015 - 7:42am
November 20, 2015
Removal of tanks at former Shell station precedes new development
Some heavy equipment has been doing some cleanup at the former Freedom gas station recently. Last week, crews got to work removing the canopy and underground fuel tanks. Community Development Director John Hinzman said there does not appear to be any further plans for the site at...
November 20, 2015 - 8:40am
November 19, 2015
Hastings Country Club sold to investors
The Hastings Country Club is now in new hands. The club was sold to a group of investors. The sale was closed Friday, Nov. 13. The new general manager is Todd Crane, who was a member at the club for 15 years. Crane said he is applying now for a new liquor license for the club and...
November 19, 2015 - 8:41am
November 11, 2015
Give to the Max Day is Nov. 12
If you’re the type to get excited about giving campaigns, mark Nov. 12 on your calendar. That’s when GiveMN.org hosts its annual Give to the Max Day, a 24-hour giving marathon designed to help nonprofits across the state of Minnesota. A number of Hastings organizations can benefit...
November 11, 2015 - 8:39am
Hastings resident is president-elect of Minnesota Association of Realtors
Hastings resident Patty Zuzek started working in the real estate field 20 years ago. At the time, it was a means to spend more time with her...
November 11, 2015 - 8:36am
October 8, 2015
Simply Still Spa offers massage therapy with personal oasis
Mandy Langenfeld’s love for therapeutic massage started with a bad crash involving a car and a bicycle. Langenfeld ended up getting her first...
October 8, 2015 - 9:02am
September 29, 2015
City council to consider another gas station project
It’s far from a done deal, but another gas station is hoping to build here. SuperAmerica submitted a letter of interest to the city indicating...
September 29, 2015 - 3:59pm
September 16, 2015
Tom Thompson is new president of Regina Hospital in Hastings
Regina Hospital has a new president. The hospital announced Wednesday in a staff memo that Tom Thompson has accepted the position of Regina Hospital president. He is currently president and CEO of Samaritan Healthcare in Moses Lake, Washington. According to the memo, leaders from...
September 16, 2015 - 9:53am