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A Victorian Christmas comes to downtown Hastings
Minnesota roundup: Cremated remains left at cemetery; Saturday to be Bob Dylan Day; 3 more state news stories
Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Minnesota roundup: Man admits to driving drunk, hitting police car; Woman charged with causing brain injury to addiction recovery center employee; 5 more state news stories
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City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
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City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
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
April 23, 2016
Council waives SAC, WAC fees for YMCA expansion
The Hastings City Council voted 5-2 Monday evening to waive about $52,000 worth of water and sewer access charges for the Hastings YMCA, a form of financial assistance for the YMCA’s upcoming expansion project. The fees, commonly referred to as SAC and WAC fees, are funds collected...
April 23, 2016 - 8:00am
April 17, 2016
Riverfront Renaissance project comes in 27 percent above expectations
The Hastings City Council recently approved a contract with Pember Companies to complete the third phase of the Riverfront Renaissance project in downtown Hastings. Only three companies bid on the project, and even Pember’s low bid of about $2.9 million was 27 percent higher than...
April 17, 2016 - 8:00am
April 7, 2016
City Council welcomes new employees
The Hastings City Council welcomed six new police reservists and one new police officer to the ranks on Monday evening. New reservists, pictured...
April 7, 2016 - 9:25am
April 1, 2016
City Council: New staff, Riverfront Renaissance and Artspace
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Hastings City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda A number of new employees will be welcomed to the city and introduced to the council. Among them are Senior Accountant Diane Archer,...
April 1, 2016 - 1:51pm
March 30, 2016
SWCD Board election filings begin May 17
Individuals interested in natural resource management in Dakota County should consider filing May 17 to May 31 to run for the position of Supervisor...
March 30, 2016 - 1:17pm
March 22, 2016
Artspace gains Planning Commission approval
Artspace is one step away from gaining the major approvals necessary for it to start construction of a new mixed use, artists’ live/work unit...
March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
March 10, 2016
Public Arts Task Force seeks citizen feedback on art
The Public Arts Task Force formed by the City of Hastings has received multiple proposals for their call for public art, and is now seeking public response to the pieces that are under consideration. A survey has been created on the city’s website; members of the public can review...
March 10, 2016 - 9:59am
Sen. Sieben unveils paid family and medical leave proposal
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Monday morning, March 7, Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove) was joined by more than a dozen statewide advocacy groups to unveil her Paid Family and Medical Leave bill. One day ahead of the start of the 2016 Legislative Session, Sieben says she is looking forward...
March 10, 2016 - 8:59am
March 4, 2016
City Council: Commissioner recognition, site plans and park fees
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. First off, the council will formally recognize planning commissioner Russ Rohloff for his years of service to the city. Rohloff has served six years on the...
March 4, 2016 - 10:47am
February 5, 2016
McNamara, Sieben hear about improving transportation, ‘surplus desires’ and more
For a little more than hour Monday night at Hastings City Hall, Rep. Denny McNamara, Republican, Hastings, and Sen. Katie Sieben, Democrat, Cottage Grove, heard about improving transportation in the state, wishes for what to do with the state’s expected $1.2 billion surplus and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:37am
February 1, 2016
City Council: A first-floor apartment in downtown
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 1. A look at the agenda suggests it could be a quick meeting. Beyond the approval of the minutes from two previous council meetings and the consent agenda, the council is only scheduled to address...
February 1, 2016 - 11:14am
January 21, 2016
Hastings police launch body camera pilot program
The Hastings City Council approved the start of a new pilot program putting video cameras on police officers. The program is expected to last...
January 21, 2016 - 1:04pm
January 15, 2016
City Council: Storm water management, sewer reconstruction and police body cameras
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. City offices are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The council will consider an amendment to city code regarding...
January 15, 2016 - 10:25am