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Hastings Star Gazette
SEAS preschoolers watch ducklings hatch
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Band students awarded at spring concert
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Hastings trap and skeet shooting team, competition week three
HHS boys' golf continues strong performance into end of season
Hastings boys' tennis advances to sectional finals
Where the buffalo roam
Raider baseball wins nine straight MEC games
The Busby brothers of River Falls
Grand opening of Mississippi River Trail takes place amid rain and cold
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Benefit for Bentley to be held June 17
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
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Steven L. Oostenink, 59
Ruth Olsen, 96
Tecla Rose Karpen, 90
Theresa E. King, 90
Maureen C. Myhre, 51
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letter: Love thy neighbor
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
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
November 28, 2016
Academic, social growth are important to new Pinecrest teacher
As it turns out, the new kindergarten teacher at Pinecrest Elementary isn’t so new after all. Emily Cobenais was a student teacher at Pinecrest two times while she was getting her degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She started teaching full...
November 28, 2016 - 9:25am
November 24, 2016
Online school setting helped Hastings teen overcome personal struggle
When Kyle Stendel was struggling in the public school setting and battling anxiety and depression, his mother, Wendy Stendel, took it upon herself to find an alternative solution. She found the online school called Insight School of Minnesota, a public, online school for grades six...
November 24, 2016 - 8:00am