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Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
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HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
December 17, 2015
County levy increase is .41 percent over 2015
Dakota County property taxpayers probably will see a slight increase in the county portion of their 2016 property taxes following action this week by the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the County Board approved a 2016 county budget of $400,982,893...
December 17, 2015 - 8:39am
Council ready to approve next year’s city budget
The Hastings City Council will approve its 2016 budget and tax levy at its next meeting, Dec. 21. The details of the proposed budget were presented at the annual Truth in Taxation hearing, which was held Dec. 7. The city operates through a number of funds which are fed by several...
December 17, 2015 - 8:30am
December 4, 2015
City Council: New firefighter, a $1 sale and next year’s taxes
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Korey Ketchmark will be welcomed as the newest firefighter/paramedic at the Hastings Fire Department. The council will hear a presentation from...
December 4, 2015 - 9:31am
November 16, 2015
City Council: Final votes ready for Great Rivers Landing (former Hudson) development
The Hastings City Council has some major decisions to make tonight (Nov. 16) at its regular meeting. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda First up is a set of introductions. Three new city staff members will be introduced: Paige Marschall, recreation programming specialist;...
November 16, 2015 - 8:57am
November 11, 2015
City says ‘no’ to Shepherd of the Valley’s fitness center proposal
On Monday evening, the city council rejected a request from Shepherd of the Valley Church to rezone its property, saying that the reason for the rezone doesn’t fit within the neighborhood. The church had hoped to create a fitness facility in its basement level. The church would...
November 11, 2015 - 8:40am
Hastings resident challenges Hudson development
by Katrina Styx • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Hastings resident Mark Schauer came to Monday’s city council meeting with...
November 11, 2015 - 8:34am
October 30, 2015
City Council: Church fitness, a much needed sewer main and a request to reconsider
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The council will read a formal proclamation in observance of Veteran’s Day, which is Nov. 11. The community will host several observances...
October 30, 2015 - 12:25pm
Plans for former Hudson building get planning commission approval
After almost two years of predevelopment work, the final piece of the former Hudson puzzle is finally falling into place. On Monday evening,...
October 30, 2015 - 8:18am
October 22, 2015
Details released on former finance director’s departure
New information released this week by the City of Hastings details the reasons why former city finance director Char Stark was first put on paid administrative leave. After Stark was on leave for about two months, she signed a resignation agreement with the city, ending her 15-year...
October 22, 2015 - 2:44pm
October 19, 2015
City settles with former employee for $110,000
The city of Hastings paid $110,000 to settle a lawsuit brought against it by a former employee. In May, $66,000 was paid to former information technology employee Lisa Bauer and another $44,000 was paid to the law firm of Fabian, May and Anderson, which represented Bauer in the lawsuit...
October 19, 2015 - 9:12am
October 12, 2015
Council rejects gas station offer: Council members decide gas station there ‘does not fit’
The news that SuperAmerica was looking to build a third gas station at the corner of Vermillion Street and Highway 55 last week was met with a flurry of opinions – many of them negative. Those voices did not fall on deaf ears at the Hastings City Council. On Monday evening, the...
October 12, 2015 - 8:54am
October 8, 2015
Developers near end of planning phase for former Hudson site downtown
Confluence Development, the developer working on rehabilitating the former Hudson Manufacturing building in downtown Hastings, is just about...
October 8, 2015 - 8:33am
October 2, 2015
City Council: Military recognition, Hudson TIF and a potential property sale
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, inside City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda The council will read a proclamation in appreciation of Company C, 834th Aviation Support Battalion for its service to the community...
October 2, 2015 - 8:25am
September 22, 2015
City considers allowing brew pubs, taprooms
The City of Hastings is working on changing its ordinances to allow brew pubs, taprooms and similar uses within the city. The issue was brought to the Hastings Planning Commission Monday evening, and commissioners reviewed initial proposed ordinance changes. But the discussion ended...
September 22, 2015 - 9:01am
September 18, 2015
City Council: Library news, moving a house and a call for public art
The next regular meeting of the Hastings City Council will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. Here’s a quick look at what’s on the agenda. The Pleasant Hill Library will present an update on its recent and upcoming activities. City staff is requesting the council approve a bid...
September 18, 2015 - 9:45am