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HHS boys' basketball bested by two top MEC teams
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
HHS boys' hockey loses to Eagan, beats Henry Sibley
Raider girls' basketball beats Simley to stay one game behind Mahtomedi
HHS nordic ski teams end season at section tournament
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
HHS crowns 8 Sno-Week royals
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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
Editorial: City dogs should be licensed
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12
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December 5, 2016
City seeks public comments on police body camera program
Over the past two years, the Hastings Police Department has successfully navigated through the process of developing and evaluating a body-worn camera pilot program and is preparing to fully implement body-worn cameras into the department. The Minnesota Legislature passed the Peace...
December 5, 2016 - 9:01am
December 2, 2016
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota policymakers should have a $1.4 billion available when they start to draw up a two-year state budget in a month, state officials announced Friday, Dec. 2. "Minnesota’s budget and economic outlook remains stable, despite continued slow economic growth," Minnesota...
December 2, 2016 - 9:49am
November 9, 2016
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
October 24, 2016
Council denies rezone request that would have allowed for new salon
The Hastings City Council unanimously denied a request to rezone a site that’s home to one of downtown’s older buildings. The request was for the property at 313 Ramsey St., just south of Mississippi Terrace. Currently zoned for residential use, the building owner had requested...
October 24, 2016 - 8:00am
September 30, 2016
City council: Presentations, fiber and bond sales
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. Before getting down to business, the council will hear two presentations. One will be from Willicey Tynes, the artist that created and installed...
September 30, 2016 - 10:38am
September 15, 2016
City proposes slightly lower tax rate for 2017
The Hastings City Council approved its preliminary budget and property tax levy at its Sept. 6 meeting. The preliminary rates set the maximum...
September 15, 2016 - 9:23am
August 31, 2016
Survey shows ‘distressing’ lack of knowledge of OHDS district
A recent survey conducted by the city’s planning and zoning department has prompted the Hastings Planning Commission to pursue further action in its review the city’s Original Hastings Design Standards (OHDS). The OHDS is included in the city’s zoning code. According to the...
August 31, 2016 - 10:07am
August 26, 2016
City agrees to sell property south of Walgreens
The Hastings City Council has agreed to sell a .29-acre lot located at the intersection of highways 55 and 61. At its Aug. 15 meeting, the council unanimously approved a purchase agreement for the site with E&R Investments, a Minnesota company. The city-owned parcel is located...
August 26, 2016 - 8:34am
August 23, 2016
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
State officials identified 80 homes in south Washington County with drinking water containing certain chemical levels that exceed new federal health guidelines.
August 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
July 2, 2016
City begins review process of Original Hastings Design Standards
The City of Hastings is reviewing its Original Hastings Design Standards (OHDS), a guideline within the Hastings City Code that regulates the design of homes within the OHDS district. Generally, the district includes residential areas north of 10th Street and Highway 55 and between...
July 2, 2016 - 8:00am
July 1, 2016
City Council: An art presentation and a home business license
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. City Hall is closed Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. Willicey Tynes, the artist who designed and built the new sculpture, “Nascent,” for Levee Park, will give a presentation...
July 1, 2016 - 9:53am
June 23, 2016
Hastings wins ‘City of Excellence’ award
Hastings was named one of the League of Minnesota Cities’ “City of Excellence Award” winners last week. On June 16, the organization held...
June 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
May 13, 2016
City council: Vietnam War, city code amendment and summer road projects
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. The meeting will start with a special proclamation commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Nine million Americans served on active duty during...
May 13, 2016 - 11:10am
April 29, 2016
City Council: Richard 'Dick' Collins Day, new HEDRA members and vehicle storage
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. Council members will declare May 14 as Richard “Dick” Collins Day. Collins made numerous contributions to the city. He served on the council, created the city...
April 29, 2016 - 10:17am
April 24, 2016
New sculpture to be built for Levee Park
Levee Park will get a new sculpture soon. On Monday evening, the Hastings City Council approved a proposal for a sculpture that will be installed...
April 24, 2016 - 8:00am