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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Raiders marching band to host first-ever post-season show Oct. 2
September is Drive the Great River Road Month
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
HHS girls’ soccer goes 1-1-1 in busy week
Raiders girls’ swimming takes second at home meet
Raiders football shutout by South St. Paul Packers
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
arts and entertainment
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Letter: Political party roles have reversed
Letter: Council candidates express thanks
Letter: In support of Lisa Leifeld
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: Angie Craig’s latest TV commercial
Real Estate Showcase
April 28, 2016
HHS Jazz Ensemble I takes second at Eau Claire Jazz Festival April 23
The Eau Claire Jazz Festival is considered one of the best and highly-reputable jazz festivals of the year. For five years, at least one of the...
April 28, 2016 - 8:47am
April 19, 2016
Empty Bowls fundraiser is April 21 at HHS
Hastings High School ceramics students have planned their Empty Bowls fundraiser event for 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the HHS commons area. Empty Bowls events happen all over the world and the premise is simple; guests choose a handmade bowl to use that evening...
April 19, 2016 - 3:06pm
April 14, 2016
Learning to respect self and others
On April 6, Hastings High School ninth-graders got a day off of school. Instead of sitting in classes during the day, they left the school campus...
April 14, 2016 - 8:00am
April 8, 2016
Goodbye, desks! Hastings classrooms add ‘flexible learning spaces’
In Maren Dorval’s third-grade classroom at McAuliffe Elementary School, students don’t sit in desks. They sit on the floor, or on stability...
April 8, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 28, 2016
SEAS School holds spelling competition
Quick – spell “parfait, tantalize, tribulation, isolationism, cyanide, graffiti.” Not so easy,right? For about an hour, 12 semifinalists...
March 28, 2016 - 8:57am
St. John the Baptist School raises $12,530
The students, families, staff and the community surrounding St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Vermillion helped them raise $12,530 through...
March 28, 2016 - 8:54am
March 25, 2016
Education upgraded: Elementary schools integrate technology to improve classroom learning
This past December, 95 percent of Hastings elementary students – more than 1,400 children – learned how to create basic computer codes. The...
March 25, 2016 - 9:11am
March 2, 2016
Hastings High School far exceeds Minnesota's average graduation rate
The Minnesota Department of Education sent out its applause to the state’s school districts for the upward trend in high school graduation rates (those graduating with the class of 2015), the highest rate recorded by the department. The state graduation rate reached 81.9 percent...
March 2, 2016 - 10:21am
February 19, 2016
Long-time SEAS teacher Kathleen Gleich is honored
For 33 years, Kathleen Gleich has been part of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS) School. Actually, Catholic schools have been part of her whole...
February 19, 2016 - 4:44pm
February 17, 2016
Show choirs give trio of top scores
On Feb. 6, Hastings High School’s three show choirs gave some impressive performances at the Eau Claire Memorial Winterfest competition in...
February 17, 2016 - 1:26pm
February 14, 2016
St. Philip’s Early Learning Center collects coins for Bella
A former classmate at St. Philip’s Early Center in Hastings, Bella Heiman, was battling kidney cancer. How could her fellow students help?...
February 14, 2016 - 7:00am
February 12, 2016
Hastings author Charlie Johnson plans Feb. 26 visit
Hastings author Charlie Johnson read from his second book, “Emmy and the Rude Rooster,” to a group of excited children and their families...
February 12, 2016 - 3:14pm
Kennedy Elementary School uses ‘What If’ grant to continue to promote learning
Kennedy and McAuliffe elementary schools will continue to improve learning for its students with the recent awarding of a $7,100 “What If” grant from the Hastings Public Schools Foundation. Stimulating Maturity Through Accelerated Readiness Training (SMART) has helped to create...
February 12, 2016 - 9:54am
February 4, 2016
Hastings Jazz Ensemble fares well in Lakeville competition
The Hastings High School Jazz Ensemble I was voted “Best in Site” at the recent region solo and ensemble contest held at Lakeville High School....
February 4, 2016 - 3:51pm
February 2, 2016
Small turnout at public meeting offers ideas, concerns to School Board members
Hastings District 200 School Board members and administrators asked for public input – suggestions and ideas-- about $700,000 in reductions they must make in the 2016-2017 school budget. At a Jan. 27 public meeting at the Hastings Middle School, about 10 people joined Superintendent...
February 2, 2016 - 1:44pm