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Hastings Star Gazette
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Gmail will no longer scan your emails for advertising purposes
After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Moms on the Run race at Grandma's Marathon
HHS boys' lacrosse puts together solid season over .500
Hastings' Nick Dittrich ties for 30th at state golf tournament
HHS baseball hopes to ride improvements into next season
Hastings Hawks and Miesville Mudhens start seasons
Zach Shaleen benefit set for July 8
Locals get creative with painting in the park in Hastings
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
Class of 1947 to celebrate 70-year reunion
arts and entertainment
NINGER TOWNSHIP: 7/3/17 Hearing - Neuman - Minor Lot Split
District 917 Sch Bd Mtg Summary 060617
Assumed Name CDBC
Probate Marueen Myhre 17-402
Hastgs Ord. 2017-03 Amend. Sex Offenders
Cindy L. Loesch, 66
Delbert Lindsay, 75
Elaine R. Meier, 90
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Jay D. Johnson, 70
Letter: Hootenanny Committee deserves thanks
Viewpoint: Dayton's inability to negotiate in good faith led to Capitol chaos
Viewpoint: Climate change action starts locally
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
Real Estate Showcase
June 26, 2017
After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - The walk-up Dairy Queen on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul has closed after 65 years in business. For its entire existence, one family...
June 26, 2017 - 8:26am
Precision Landscaping and Construction celebrates grand reopening
Precision Landscaping and Construction, Inc. has been around for more than 30 years, but they recently celebrated the grand opening of their...
June 26, 2017 - 8:00am
June 14, 2017
Fireside Social House to open at former RJ's in Hastings
A new restaurant is coming to Hastings this summer. Fireside Social House will open at 108 Second St. E. in downtown Hastings in July. The building...
June 14, 2017 - 8:00am
June 8, 2017
Prairie Island breaks ground on assisted living center
The open fields near Highways 61 and 316 will soon be home to a new living community. The Prairie Island Indian Community broke ground Thursday...
June 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 7, 2017
Business Notebook: Physical therapist earns certification; Everson and VonWald join Weichert Realtors
Carol Gardner, a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, recently became a board-certified clinical specialist in women's...
June 7, 2017 - 11:07am
June 5, 2017
Divine Inspiration to close in downtown Hastings
Divine Inspiration will close its doors at the end of June after 13 years at 114 Second St., but it may not be the end when they shut the doors...
June 5, 2017 - 3:27pm
May 30, 2017
Credit card stealing malware hits dozens of MN and WI Chipotle locations
Chipotle restaurants announced that a cybersecurity allowed hackers to gain access to customer credit card data at a majority of its locations,...
May 30, 2017 - 11:36am
May 23, 2017
Katmint to donate nutritious meals to Animal Ark
Katmint Feline Wellness (Koop Brand) will donate nutritious dry food meals to Animal Ark in Hastings through their Buy One Feed One initiative. For every order that is placed on their website during the month of May, they will donate one healthy meal to Animal Ark. "We were really...
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 22, 2017
Local businesses celebrate with ribbon cutting
Last week, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau hosted two ribbon-cutting events for businesses in the community. On May...
May 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
Mexican food truck opens in Hastings
There’s a new food truck in town and owner Fernando Ortiz said that he’ll be seen around Hastings at all the major events this summer. Ortiz...
May 22, 2017 - 10:44am
May 14, 2017
Duluth-based Allete thrives as it renews focus on all things energy
A wide swath of Minnesotans interact with a homegrown, billion-dollar business every day — without leaving the house, without turning...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 12, 2017
Is Emily's the 'Sweetest'? Bakery competes for national title
Hastings has had a bakery in town for over 100 years and according to the co-owner Norine Bishop, Emily's Bakery and Deli isn't just any ordinary...
May 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 4, 2017
Junction 70 restaurant in Cottage Grove races to finish line
The long-awaited Junction 70 Grill is now serving. Owner Joel Lehman said it is a somewhat limited opening with a limited menu, but will expand...
May 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
Recycle boat wrap for free
Dakota County residents can recycle boat wrap for free through May 31 at Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine in Rosemount. The type of plastic used to wrap boats requires special handling and should not be placed with regular recycling.
May 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
Wausau Homes celebrates grand opening in Hastings
Wausau Homes, located at 507 Vermillion Street, celebrated their grand opening and announced that they are now building homes in Dakota County...
May 4, 2017 - 10:17am