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Minnesota 2nd Congressional District candidate: Paula Overby
Minnesota 2nd Congressional District candidate: Jason Lewis
Minnesota 2nd Congressional District candidate: Angie Craig
Minnesota House of Representatives District 54B candidate: Don Slaten
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City of Hastings
Hastings football survives furious comeback to beat North St. Paul 34-27 at homecoming
Vicki Davis retires after almost half a century of involvement in Hastings athletics
Raiders finish season after competing in individual sections
Raiders fall to Eagan 4-1 in first round of section playoffs
Hastings boys’ soccer falls to North St. Paul 5-0 in playoffs to end season
Church brings national speakers to aid parents
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Boy Scout Troop 23 spent a week on a high adventure trip
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
Our Saviour’s plans fall ecumenical service
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NOTICE OF MEETING
19HA-PR-16-676 MAJESKI majeski
Celestine A. Schumacher, 89
Thomas Jacob Brown "COOT"
Helen L. King
Chad M. Callahan, 42
Dorothy A. Woxland, 96
In support of Danna Elling Schultz
In support of Tony Nelson
Lewis still waiting to debate Craig
Holmstadt will work to fix MNSure
In support of Lisa Leifeld
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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
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