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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
LeDuc hosts annual Harvest Haunting
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
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December 18, 2015
Letter: Find out what God has to say regarding mankind
To the editor, God hates. That’s right He does. His word shows the reader that He has a perfect hatred as well as a perfect love. He has perfection in all His thoughts, deeds and program. In Psalms 5:5 the psalmist states that God hates all who do iniquity. The passage goes on...
December 18, 2015 - 10:06am
December 11, 2015
Letter: Thanks for a Thanksgiving Day dinner
To the editor, For 10 years now, a bar, a church and a restaurant havecome together and provided a hot, home-cooked Thanksgiving Day dinner for anyone who needed one. We live in a fast paced time now a days and it is just nice to be a part of a dinner that let’s you break bread...
December 11, 2015 - 8:46am
November 25, 2015
Letter: Legislature should not continue stop gap funding
To the editor, School referendums have become a familiar feature to most of us, and we are not alone. Across Minnesota, schools are having to ask their communities for funding. The State of Minnesota sets a two-year Education Budget. In 2009, Governor Pawlenty changed the payment...
November 25, 2015 - 9:01am
Letter: Eagle Bluff trip was another success
To the editor, For the 18th year, Hastings Middle School eighth-graders have enjoyed a three-day learning excursion at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center. The trip has been made possible through the generous financial support of Sharon Avent, owner and CEO of SMEAD Manufacturing....
November 25, 2015 - 8:58am
November 20, 2015
Letter: Hastings Family Service gives thanks
To the editor, From “God Bless the USA” to “How Great Thou Art” local musicians shared their talents at the annual “Give Thanks” concert hosted by Pete Likes. The two hour concert held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church involved an ecumenical assortment of traditional...
November 20, 2015 - 11:15am
November 13, 2015
Letter: Hudson developers should leave the trees alone
To the editor, To planners of the major development of the Hudson site: Please do not cut down the row of maturing Linden trees on the path along the Mississippi River. Yes, the tall trees may interfere with the people who want a total, clear view of the river, but how about the...
November 13, 2015 - 11:03am
October 30, 2015
Letter: In support of Russ Rohloff
To the editor, We are writing in support of Russ Rohloff for school board. Ever since moving to Hastings and meeting Russ and his family, we have been impressed with his commitment to service, both to the community and to others. Whether it is up-front or behind the scenes, Russ...
October 30, 2015 - 1:58pm
Letter: In support of Russ Rohloff
To the editor, When voting for school board, you want someone who is looking out for both sides. You want someone making informed and knowledgeable decisions. You want a commitment to the community as well as the students and faculty. I encourage you to vote for Russ Rohloff. Let...
October 30, 2015 - 1:57pm
Letter: In support of Joe Becker
To the editor, I am writing this letter in support of Joe Becker’s quest to be a member of the Independent School District 200 board this fall. I have been a neighbor of Joe’s since he and his family moved to Hastings in 1999. In short, I feel Joe displays the type of levelheadedness,...
October 30, 2015 - 1:56pm
Letter: In support of Joe Becker
To the editor, Ethical, organized, disciplined, self-motivated and fair are just a few words that describe Joe Becker and these traits are the reason I endorse Joe for the Hastings School Board. Being involved in the construction industry, I’ve had the privilege to work on numerous...
October 30, 2015 - 1:55pm
October 22, 2015
Letter: Black Lives Matter promotes conflict
To the editor, When I think of conflict resolution, I envision affected parties collaborating toward a viable solution. Some might think that was achieved when St. Paul Mayor Coleman met with BLM before the Twin Cities Marathon. BLM agreed to protest in a designated area and to...
October 22, 2015 - 11:34am
September 4, 2015
Letter: TLC says ‘Thanks’ for all the help with its first walk/run
To the editor: Saturday, Aug. 22, was a beautiful day for the Hastings Total LifeCare Center first annual Run for Their Lives. The beautiful weather brought out more than 150 runners and spectators. There were 153 participants in the 1-Mile Walk and 5K Run. As hoped, this was a fun,...
September 4, 2015 - 8:44am
August 21, 2015
Letter: Thanks for supporting fight against ALS
To the editor, This past Sunday, approximately 600 people gathered in Veteran’s Park to show support for one of our own, Lucy Hoffman. We came together to attempt the Guinness Book of World Record’s record for Most People Pouring Ice Water Over Their Heads, also known as the...
August 21, 2015 - 10:35am
Letter: Hastings should be proud of its emergency and rescue crews
To the editor, I was recently on board the American Queen when we had to make an emergency stop in Hastings. I was traveling with a group of 25 senior adults from Lawrenceville, Georgia. One of our passengers got very ill and a decision was made on board to call the local EMS for...
August 21, 2015 - 10:31am
July 24, 2015
Letter: Why is mowing necessary at Louis Lane pond?
To the editor, At the end of Louis Lane there is a beautiful walking path around a pond. Every year about this time, the city mows what is a beautiful grassland area which becomes an ugly hay field– the area contains milkweed used by monarch butterflies as well as nesting area...
July 24, 2015 - 12:18pm