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Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
Public Safety Committee discusses residency restrictions for sex offenders
HFS to host Hastings Tastings March 28
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
RAD Zoo visits Pleasant Hill Library
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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Letters to the editor for March 9
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Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
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January 13, 2017
School board chairman steps down mid-term
Vince O'Brien has stepped down from his position as chairman of the Hastings School Board in the middle of his third term. Vice chair Lisa Hedin...
January 13, 2017 - 8:41am
January 7, 2017
Minnesota to submit ESSA state plan in September 2017
Last month, the U.S. Department of Education issued final regulations on accountability, state plans and data reporting for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act. Minnesota will submit their plan for the implementation of ESSA in September 2017. ESSA is the newest version of...
January 7, 2017 - 8:00am
January 5, 2017
Hastings students simulate state government
About 120 local students will go to Minneapolis and St. Paul Jan. 5-8 to serve as legislators, judges, attorneys, lobbyists, cabinet members...
January 5, 2017 - 12:52pm
January 4, 2017
Educational classroom Skype teaches global awareness
Third-graders at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton recently experienced a lesson in geography through a program called Mystery Skype. “Mystery Skype...
January 4, 2017 - 8:52am
January 3, 2017
HMS students perform with honor choir
A number of students from Hastings Middle School were selected for the Minnesota American Choral Director's Association Honor Choir. The students...
January 3, 2017 - 9:45am
December 30, 2016
District 200 staff trains in new method for response to a violent threat
Safety was a top priority in District 200 on Dec. 22. Students had a nonschool day so that staff could be trained in the ALICE model for responding...
December 30, 2016 - 10:44am
December 28, 2016
Hastings native performs theater to teach kids important lessons
A love of theater has brought a Hastings native back to her roots as an actor educator within Hastings Public Schools. Marisa Tejeda remembers...
December 28, 2016 - 10:02am
December 27, 2016
Eighth-graders focus through teacher's guided math
The eighth-grade math teacher at Hastings Middle School, Rosario Mollo, said he had an interest in math from an early age. Mollo, who began teaching at HMS in September, said it could have something to do with his parents being immigrants from Italy. Growing up, he attended a private...
December 27, 2016 - 4:25pm
December 20, 2016
Hastings grad wins trip to see 'Hamilton' in Chicago
Callahan Gergen, a 2016 graduate of Hastings High School, recently won the "Hamilton" Essay Contest presented by The Institute for Freedom & Community. Gergen collected his prize Dec. 3 when he traveled to Chicago in an all-expense-paid trip to see the play "Hamilton." The play is...
December 20, 2016 - 4:32pm
Art teacher turned school counselor joins HHS
After spending a decade working at a high school just outside of Chicago, the new Hastings High School counselor decided to move back to his...
December 20, 2016 - 8:26am
December 16, 2016
Pinecrest fourth-grader organizes Giving Tree for those in need
Molly Reynolds, a fourth-grader at Pinecrest Elementary School, was watching the news this fall when she heard how cold this winter was going...
December 16, 2016 - 2:59pm
December 14, 2016
Community survey confirms ISD 200 is on the right track
Hastings Public Schools recently released the results to a community survey that was done to get feedback about the current direction of the education system. The survey was sent out this fall as a way for parents, staff and community members to participate in the process of Vision...
December 14, 2016 - 9:30am
December 5, 2016
World studies teacher illustrates the past so students understand the present
The new world studies teacher at Hastings High School has a passion for history. His journey to becoming a teacher though, can be traced back to his love of ultimate frisbee. Derek Fairbanks, a 2007 graduate of Hastings High School, had always loved playing ultimate frisbee, but there...
December 5, 2016 - 3:47pm
SEAS students score high in Measure of Academic Progress test
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton students recently scored above average in the Measures of Academic Progress (MAPS), a test that creates a personalized...
December 5, 2016 - 8:48am
November 29, 2016
Two Hastings students earn highest FFA degree
Two college students from Hastings recently completed a major accomplishment within Future Farmers of America. Aaron Mamer and Gabriella Sorg,...
November 29, 2016 - 8:28am