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Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
Fire and crash reports for June 6-11
Hastings council adopts sexual offender ordinance
Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
'Blossoms and Blessings' set for June 24
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HHS boys' lacrosse puts together solid season over .500
Hastings' Nick Dittrich ties for 30th at state golf tournament
HHS baseball hopes to ride improvements into next season
Hastings Hawks and Miesville Mudhens start seasons
HHS girls' golf continues to build for the future
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
Class of 1947 to celebrate 70-year reunion
Photos: About 500 celebrate at Summer Kickoff
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
arts and entertainment
NINGER TOWNSHIP: 7/3/17 Hearing - Neuman - Minor Lot Split
District 917 Sch Bd Mtg Summary 060617
Assumed Name CDBC
Probate Marueen Myhre 17-402
Hastgs Ord. 2017-03 Amend. Sex Offenders
Marvin L. Chapman, 79
Francis "Fran" Woxland, 97
Gary L. Varner, 77
Blakely E. Prosser
Nicholas P. Moes, 92
Viewpoint: Climate change action starts locally
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
Column: Tax relief, transportation funding headline legislative accomplishments
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
December 18, 2015
City Council: Service recognition, new liquor licenses and expanding city borders
The Hastings City Council will hold its final meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Several city employees will be recognized for achieving years of service milestones. Employees who have worked for the city for...
December 18, 2015 - 9:54am
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