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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again stop in Hastings
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
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City of Hastings
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
HHS cross-country teams finish strong season
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
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Marketplace Home Mortgage, vs Goff
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
Richard M. "Rich" Bohen, 71
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Dean A. Aschenbrenner, 57
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
September 6, 2016
Miesville wins state baseball title
The Miesville Mudhens won the Minnesota Baseball Association’s Class B state championship on Labor Day with a 6-3 win over the Moorhead Brewers. The Mudhens won Saturday, Sept. 4, 5-4 in walk-off fashion against the Shakopee Indians to advance to the state championship game....
September 6, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 12, 2016
Mudhens win opening round playoff game, 14-3
The top of the first inning didn’t go the way the Miesville Mudhens had intended when they opened the playoffs on Sunday, Aug. 7, against the Northfield Knights. The heavily favored Mudhens surrendered two first inning runs and fell behind, 2-0, before they even got to the plate....
August 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
July 27, 2016
Hawks face Dundas on Sunday for Fan Appreciation Day
Close but no cigar could be the motto for the Hastings Hawks baseball team for the 2016 season. With a win and a pair of losses, the Hawks moved to 10 wins and 18 losses on the season. On Wednesday, July 20, the Hawks lost by the score of 6-5 to Baseball 365, the No. 5 ranked team...
July 27, 2016 - 1:19pm
July 8, 2016
Hawks lose early lead to Aces in CCVL matchup
Even while watching a six-run fourth inning for Hastings, Red Wing had to make sure the team wasn’t frazzled. There were still five innings...
July 8, 2016 - 3:49pm
July 4, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing storms back against Hastings
HASTINGS – Even while watching a six-run fourth inning for Hastings, Red Wing had to make sure the team wasn't frazzled. There was still five innings to chip away at the Hawks. “You like to fight. It's something to hang your hat on,” said Red Wing second baseman Adam Thygesen....
July 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 29, 2016
Hawks beat Expos, 6-3
The Hastings Hawks managed to score six runs on six hits and went on to win a matchup on June 24 with the Elmwood Expos. The final score was 6-3. Ben Bundschu pitched a gem of a game for the Hawks, throwing all nine innings and striking out 12. He allowed six hits and three runs,...
June 29, 2016 - 1:19pm
May 12, 2016
Hawks win home opener over Ellsworth, 5-4; team travels to Red Wing on Sunday
The Hastings Hawks opened up their 34th season on Saturday, May 7, with a 5-4 victory over the Ellsworth Hubbers at Veterans Park in Hastings. Second-year manager Shawn Matson, a Hastings native who has been part of the organization for 17 years, since he started as a bat boy, is...
May 12, 2016 - 11:09am
August 20, 2015
Hastings Hawks season ends with loss to Dundas Dukes in first round of playoffs, 7-1
by Brian Schommer Special to the Star Gazette The Hastings Hawks amateur baseball team closed out their 2015 season with a 7-3 loss at the hands of the Dundas Dukes on Friday, Aug. 11, at Veterans Park in Hastings. Dundas moves on in the Section 1B playoffs facing the Elko Express...
August 20, 2015 - 9:41am
August 6, 2015
Hawks preparing to faces Dukes in section playoffs
by Brian Schommer Special to the Star Gazette The Hastings Hawks are heading into the 2015 Section 1B playoffs beginning Sunday, Aug. 9, and they have nowhere to look but up. As the number six seed of six teams, the Hawks drew the third-seeded Dundas Dukes in the first round....
August 6, 2015 - 3:21pm
July 24, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens continue to roll
MIESVILLE – It is expected, at some point, that Miesville will lose another game. On Wednesday, St. Louis Park may have stumbled on how that loss could play out: hit the ball hard, get some crazy bounces, hope the Mudhens commit a couple errors and try to wear out the pitching staff....
July 24, 2015 - 2:34pm
July 5, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Miesville bashes Red Wing in Independence Day battle
Miesville has made a habit of hitting the cover off the ball the last two weeks. Fresh off a 14-5 victory against Classic Cannon Valley League...
July 5, 2015 - 2:41pm
February 25, 2015
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime Hastings High School boys hockey coach Russ Welch has decided to retire from coaching. He has been the head coach at Hastings for the past 21 years. “It’s just time,” Welch said. “I’ve been thinking about it for quite a while. The timing just seemed right. There’s...
February 25, 2015 - 7:55am
December 10, 2014
Skoyen surpasses 1,000 points for Raiders in win over Park
Hastings High School senior Sam Skoyen became just the seventh player in Hastings history to surpass the 1,000 point mark. On Tuesday night,...
December 10, 2014 - 7:13am
August 22, 2014
Dundas knocks Miesville out of state tournament playoffs
MIESVILLE – Down 2-0 in the bottom of the fourth, Miesville needed to find some offense in order to stave off elimination in the Section 1B...
August 22, 2014 - 9:11am
August 7, 2014
Mudhens beat Hawks in first game of playoffs, 4-3
Jack Ruhr Field was under some oppressive heat on Sunday. The public address announcer made repeated mentions to the concession stand – where the standard pleas of buying a hotdog or beer were punctuated by “calls from grandma” reminding everyone to stay hydrated with water. Hastings,...
August 7, 2014 - 9:02am