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Coach Jake Moore to retire after 46 seasons and over 900 wins
Raiders boys' hockey suffers heartbreaking loss to Park
HHS wrestling qualifies for team state
HHS boys' basketball bested by two top MEC teams
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
TLC banquet a major success
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Author Jon Oleson to visit Feb. 23
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
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Letters to the editor for Feb. 23
Editorial: Vermillion Street plan needs to be strong, proactive
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Letters to the editor for Feb. 9
Real Estate Showcase
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
December 17, 2015
Hastings business to appear on ABC's 'Shark Tank' Jan. 5
A Minnesota entrepreneur has done what very few people have done—landed a spot on ABC-TV’s wildly popular Shark Tank. Producers of the show decided they really "dig" Randy Stenger, CEO/founder of Hastings-based Extreme Sandbox, and he will face the show’s “Sharks” Tuesday,...
December 17, 2015 - 11:56am
Prescott's Steamboat Inn demolished
On Monday, Dec. 14, a landmark restaurant familiar with diners from Hastings for decades was in the process of being demolished: the Steamboat...
December 17, 2015 - 11:55am
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