Skip to main content
Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota roundup: Man admits to driving drunk, hitting police car; Woman charged with causing brain injury to addiction recovery center employee; 5 more state news stories
Remembering their service
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
Council reverses rezoning decision for 313 Ramsey St.
Support group forms in Hastings for those raising children with mental illness
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
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
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
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Grant M. Walker, 30
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
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
March 13, 2013
Cabela's releases rendering of Woodbury store, announces builder
Officials on Wednesday released a rendering of what the proposed 85,000 square-foot Woodbury Cabela's store will look like. Log construction,...
March 13, 2013 - 10:19am
January 15, 2013
Cabela's announces plans for Woodbury store in 2014
A major outdoor sporting goods retailer announced Tuesday it will be opening an 85,000 square-foot store in Woodbury. According to a news release, Cabela's - a national hunting and fishing retailer - plans to open its fourth Minnesota store in Woodbury's Tamarack Village Shopping...
January 15, 2013 - 4:13pm
September 6, 2012
16-year-old Hastings girl catches 375-pound halibut in Alaska
During her 16 years on earth, Kate Curtis hasn't caught a lot of fish. The ones she has caught, though, have certainly been memorable. In August,...
September 6, 2012 - 1:27pm
June 30, 2012
UPDATED: Victim found; search ends for Minnesota man drowned near Prescott
Three days after he fell from a courtesy dock in Prescott, the body of a Minnesota man was found just a short distance away from where he disappeared in the St. Croix River. A citizen noticed the body of Merriett M. Maul Jr., 65, and called authorities. Investigator Doug Ducklow...
June 30, 2012 - 9:41am
October 12, 2011
Fight against Asian carp comes to Hastings
Governor Mark Dayton put his pen to work in the fight to keep Asian carp out of Minnesota waters. On Sept. 12, he documented an action plan to keep the fish at bay. The plan gives the state's executive agencies authority to take action in seven ways. Among them is one that hits close...
October 12, 2011 - 10:43am
July 8, 2011
Hastings Sand Coulee expands
It's not easy to find an area of untouched land these days, especially so close to the metro. Before Europeans settled in Dakota County, the...
July 8, 2011 - 8:38am
May 20, 2011
Anglers have mixed reactions to what carp would mean here
Hastings anglers have mixed feelings about the potential threat Asian carp pose to our local rivers. Nobody seems happy that the potential barrier for preventing the fish from moving upstream is likely to be built in Coon Rapids, leaving Hastings-area rivers with no protection. That...
May 20, 2011 - 7:00am
Anglers say $22 million fish ladder in Red Wing will just make it easier for carp to get upstream
Hastings angler Corey Waller expressed frustration with a fish ladder that is going to be part of a major construction project on Lock and Dam No. 3 in Red Wing. The Army Corps of Engineers has begun work on a $70 million project planned there to improve navigation safety and the...
May 20, 2011 - 7:00am
March 8, 2011
Birds soar to children and adults delight
The Carpenter St. Croix Nature Center reached out to over 1,410 people during its Owl and Other Masters of the Sky event. Over half were school-age...
March 8, 2011 - 9:02am
January 1, 2011
Afton Alps co-founder dies
Paul Augustine, a co-founder of the Afton Alps ski area, died Saturday. He was 79. Augustine had been living at the Afton Care Center for about...
January 1, 2011 - 2:49pm
December 21, 2010
Pawlenty seeks ag disaster in four counties
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants federal aid for farmers in four Minnesota counties after a rough weather year. In a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Pawlenty Monday sought a disaster declaration for Chippewa, Renville, Wright and Freeborn counties. "A secretarial...
December 21, 2010 - 11:10am
November 29, 2010
County seeks input on new park
Dakota County is in the process of developing a new regional park, and it's looking for resident input on what to include in it. The county has a brief survey up online to take resident input. The still-in-development park is located in Empire Township, south of Rosemount and between...
November 29, 2010 - 2:23pm
November 22, 2010
(Update) Deer numbers down in Pierce County, up in west-central Wisconsin
Preliminary totals of the first two days of the gun-deer season show a slight decline in harvest totals for Pierce County but a slight uptick in harvest numbers across the west-central part of the state. According to the west-central office of the DNR, the 19-county west central...
November 22, 2010 - 1:01pm
November 11, 2010
Letter: Organ donation is the 'gift of life'
To the editor, It was with sadness that I read the obituary of Todd Olson in the Nov. 4, 2010 edition of the Hastings Star Gazette. I met Todd this past August during pulmonary rehab class at the Regina Hospital. Todd was going through transplant evaluation at the U of M hospitals...
November 11, 2010 - 2:05pm
October 12, 2010
Paddling the great river
On Sept. 14, four Boy Scout leaders set out in two canoes to paddle the entire length of the Mississippi River. "It's something I've always...
October 12, 2010 - 11:03am