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Hastings Star Gazette
Vietnam War commemoration to be held Sept. 2
A musical performance in the LeDuc apple orchard
Survey shows ‘distressing’ lack of knowledge of OHDS district
Lane closures cause traffic over bridge
Bridge closure was due to construction mishap
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Hastings works to counteract downward trend in adult softball
1860s base ball exhibition held at Pioneer Park
2016 Rivertown Days tennis tournament results
Mudhens win opening round playoff game, 14-3
Jan's dancers fare well at pair of national meets
Learning the life of a famous spy
Local couple has ties to an Olympian, world record holder
‘Bruce in the USA’ rocks the Rotary Pavilion
Hastings joins national celebration of parks, recreation
Annual Antique Power Show wows attendees
arts and entertainment
Denmark Township Annual Meeting Sept 6, 2016
Della J. Saas, 81
Diane A. Olson, 73
James L. Grier, 90
Don Arnold, 88
Justin D.J. Anderson, 34
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Editorial: Election letter policy outlined
Real Estate Showcase
August 26, 2016
Highway 61/Highway 10 lane closures planned for overnight Aug. 30 to Sept. 1
Motorists will encounter overnight lane closures and delays on Highway 61 in Denmark Township north of Hastings as crews install a drainage pipe beneath the highway. According to a Minnesota Department of Transportation press release, traffic on southbound Highway 61 near Highway...
August 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 12, 2016
Miesville baseball field featured in book on Minnesota ballparks
“It’s got that Field of Dreams touch.” That is how first-time author Todd Mueller described the Miesville Mudhens home field. Mueller just...
August 12, 2016 - 8:24am
July 22, 2016
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MNDA) has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Hastings. Two separate confirmations have been made within the last week and a half, according to a Friday press release from the City of Hastings. A resident riding a bicycle on...
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
Highway 52 safety improvement project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is working on plans to improve safety on Highway 52 between Coates and Cannon Falls. MnDOT hosted an open house for the project in Hampton on July 19. The estimated $6.3 million project is scheduled for spring 2017 through fall 2017. It...
July 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 12, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be....
July 12, 2016 - 11:59am
July 8, 2016
Peace Run comes to Hastings
On July 16, a group of runners will carry a torch through Hastings. The event is part of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, a global torch relay that embodies humanity’s universal aspiration for peace. According to the organization’s website, the event “simply strives to...
July 8, 2016 - 9:39am
July 7, 2016
Hastings to get new community transportation service
DARTS and Hastings community partners have teamed up to accommodate Hastings residents with a new community transportation service that will allow residents without cars to have a reliable and convenient service. In an effort to create a transportation plan that will help everyone,...
July 7, 2016 - 10:09am
July 3, 2016
Local solar project to turn land into pollinator haven
Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA) has started construction on a new solar power site just north of Hastings. Part of the Aurora Solar project,...
July 3, 2016 - 8:00am
June 30, 2016
Highway 61 reconstruction project in Denmark Township scheduled to begin July 5
Motorists will experience delays and congestion on Highway 61 in Denmark Township as crews begin road realignment work on Tuesday, July 5, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation news release. Beginning at 9 a.m. July 5, crews will be prepping the road for construction...
June 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
Hastings gets first cultivated hemp field in Minnesota since 1950
John Strohfus, owner of Strohfus Stock Farm in Hastings, grows a lot of things, but recently with the help of his partners Ben Thurmes and Ken...
June 30, 2016 - 3:06pm
May 21, 2016
County ranks high with its residents
Dakota County residents continue to like living here and rate the quality of life very good. That is the indication from the 2016 Multi-County Residential Opinion Survey conducted earlier this year. The survey was done in collaboration with Olmsted, Scott, St. Louis and Washington...
May 21, 2016 - 8:00am
May 3, 2016
Flint Hills Resources celebrates Arbor Day by planting 5,000th tree in Dakota County
Rosemount, Minn. – Flint Hills Resources celebrated Arbor Day last week after planting its 5,000th tree in Dakota County. Since 2008, Flint...
May 3, 2016 - 8:19am
April 21, 2016
River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix River Crossing project heads into its prime construction season with officials hoping enough pieces will...
April 21, 2016 - 6:10pm
March 31, 2016
County population grows by four percent
Last week, the Metropolitan Council reported that the Twin Cities metropolitan region has reached its highest population in history, surpassing more than 3 million residents. Dakota County experienced some of that growth increase since 2010. The U.S. Census Bureau released population...
March 31, 2016 - 9:14am