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Hastings Star Gazette
Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
Fire and crash reports for June 6-11
Hastings council adopts sexual offender ordinance
Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
'Blossoms and Blessings' set for June 24
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS boys' lacrosse puts together solid season over .500
Hastings' Nick Dittrich ties for 30th at state golf tournament
HHS baseball hopes to ride improvements into next season
Hastings Hawks and Miesville Mudhens start seasons
HHS girls' golf continues to build for the future
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
Class of 1947 to celebrate 70-year reunion
Photos: About 500 celebrate at Summer Kickoff
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
arts and entertainment
NINGER TOWNSHIP: 7/3/17 Hearing - Neuman - Minor Lot Split
District 917 Sch Bd Mtg Summary 060617
Assumed Name CDBC
Probate Marueen Myhre 17-402
Hastgs Ord. 2017-03 Amend. Sex Offenders
Marvin L. Chapman, 79
Edna M. La Pean, 71
Francis "Fran" Woxland, 97
Gary L. Varner, 77
Blakely E. Prosser
Viewpoint: Climate change action starts locally
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
Column: Tax relief, transportation funding headline legislative accomplishments
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
June 6, 2017
Hudson drowning victim, 19, was St. Paul resident
Authorities pulled one of two people from the St. Croix River Tuesday afternoon after they went underwater. Crews from St. Croix and Washington...
June 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
April 25, 2017
Beldenville man in 'fair' condition after Hager City-area crash
A motorist was airlifted Monday after a two-vehicle crash near the Mississippi River’s back channel in rural Hager City. Scanner transmissions...
April 25, 2017 - 1:20pm
April 7, 2017
UPDATE: Minivan driver in bus crash in critical condition Monday
A western Wisconsin woman was critically injured Friday morning after her minivan crashed into an Ellsworth School District bus near Bay City....
April 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
April 6, 2017
Driver strikes St. Paul parrot sanctuary
ST. PAUL—A man drove into a St. Paul building that houses a parrot sanctuary, filling the interior with natural gas, damaging a wall and leaving parrots' cages smashed, according to police and the organization. No people or birds were injured in the Tuesday morning crash, although...
April 6, 2017 - 11:00am
December 12, 2016
Driver injured in truck-semi crash in Cottage Grove
A driver was transported by ambulance after his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer at a busy U.S. 61 intersection Monday in Cottage Gr...
December 12, 2016 - 10:03am
Runaway horse-drawn wagon ride in central Minn. injures driver, passengers
WILLMAR, Minn. — A festive Christmas light celebration Saturday, Dec. 10, near Willmar had a tragic end when several passengers and the driver of horse-drawn wagon were injured after the horses got spooked and ran for about a mile before crashing in a yard. The passengers had...
December 12, 2016 - 9:13am
June 9, 2015
Hastings woman hit by car while walking along Highway 61
An 80-year-old Hastings woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a vehicle on Highway 61. Gloria Anderson was walking south and crossing Third Street in the crosswalk at the time of the incident, according to the Minnesota State Patrol report. John Chernisky, 25, of Hastings,...
June 9, 2015 - 10:39am
June 8, 2015
Three people transported for care after rollover crash south of Hastings
Three people were transported to the hospital for care after a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon south of Hastings. The crash occurred at...
June 8, 2015 - 4:06pm
June 3, 2015
Hastings man dies in Wisconsin crash
A 27-year-old Hastings man died in a crash in Wisconsin Thursday morning. Shawn Kienholz of Hastings was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kienholz was driving a Honda Civic south on Highway 35 and collided head-on with a milk truck driven...
June 3, 2015 - 9:51am
October 20, 2014
Three injured in limo crash just north of Hastings
Three people were injured late Friday when a limousine was struck on Highway 61 in Cottage Grove. The limo was attempting to turn off the highway when it bottomed out, became stuck on the roadway and was hit by two northbound vehicles, according to the Cottage Grove Police Department...
October 20, 2014 - 10:00am
August 12, 2013
Hastings woman injured in motorcycle crash over the weekend
A woman from Hastings and a man from Prescott, Wis., were both transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul Saturday evening for treatment of injuries suffered when their motorcycle crashed. Daniel Hanken, 51, was airlifted from the scene on Hwy. 35 near 1220th Street in the Town...
August 12, 2013 - 9:32am
August 2, 2013
Accident closes Highway 52 near Highway 55 in Rosemount; highway has reopened
The northbound lanes of Highway 52 near Highway 55 were closed for more than five hours early Friday morning as the Minnesota State Patrol investigated an accident involving a semi.
August 2, 2013 - 9:25am
August 20, 2010
Man in serious condition after rear-ending semi on Highway 52 near Cannon Falls
A La Crosse, Wis., man is in serious condition after he rear ended a semitrailer while driving northbound on Highway 52, near Cannon Falls, at 11:32 p.m. Wednesday. Gregory Ammerman, 52, was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center after he sustained serious but non-life threatening...
August 20, 2010 - 1:40pm
December 31, 2009
Cottage Grove man killed in rollover crash identified
A 67-year-old Cottage Grove man was killed Wednesday in a single-car rollover crash on Highway 61 south of the St. Paul Park Road/70th Street exit, according to the Cottage Grove Police Department. Larry S. Malcolm was unresponsive when police arrived, and pronounced dead at the...
December 31, 2009 - 9:01am
August 13, 2009
Crash injures three teens
A one-vehicle crash Aug. 4 sent three Hastings teens to the trauma center at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. A 1998 Volkswagon Jetta driven by Daniil Usachev, 18, Hastings, was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of Vermillion Street around 5 a.m. when it veered off the road...
August 13, 2009 - 2:53pm