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Hastings Star Gazette
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
May 10, 2013
Crash ties up traffic at Pine, Prairie
At least two vehicles were involved in a crash at Pine and Prairie streets Friday afternoon, May 10. The crash was reported shortly before 3...
May 10, 2013 - 3:27pm
March 27, 2013
Crash cuts power near Coates
Power was disrupted to several homes shortly after 2 p.m. today, March 27, as a result of a crash. A single vehicle went off the road at the...
March 27, 2013 - 2:54pm
February 4, 2013
Week opens with three crashes for fire department
The Hastings Fire Department had a hectic morning Monday, Feb. 4. Crews responded to three crashes on Highway 52, all within the same time period. The first crash, which occurred shortly after 7 a.m., involved a single vehicle that left the road on northbound Highway 52 just north...
February 4, 2013 - 2:06pm
October 12, 2012
Hastings student in coma after crash on Tuesday
A 16-year-old Hastings High School student, Brian Gapp, is in a medically induced coma following a car crash here on Tuesday. Brian was injured...
October 12, 2012 - 2:44pm
October 9, 2012
Car crashes on 150th Street
The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash late Tuesday morning is in critical condition at Gillette Children's Hospital according to the Dakota...
October 9, 2012 - 1:27pm
September 7, 2012
Hastings High student killed in crash Thursday evening, Sept. 6
A 16-year-old Hastings High School student, Madeline Rose Sake, was killed Thursday evening in a two-vehicle crash just south of Hastings. The...
September 7, 2012 - 9:44am
August 1, 2012
Accident report for the week ending July 27
Sunday, July 15 Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had struck a post at Walmart the previous evening. Police found the vehicle with severe damage parked in a handicapped space. The concrete around the post had been lifted up. The incident is under investigation. ...
August 1, 2012 - 2:39pm
July 16, 2012
Mayflies caused head-on crash on Highway 61 bridge in Hastings
Mayflies were at the root of a head-on collision that occurred on the Highway 61 bridge Sunday evening. According to the Hastings Police Department,...
July 16, 2012 - 11:57am
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
June 25, 2012
Crash injures four at Point Douglas beach
Two vehicles and a motorcycle were involved in a crash on Highway 10 just west of Prescott Sunday afternoon, June 24. According to the State...
June 25, 2012 - 4:31pm
June 15, 2012
Seven vehicles, one bus stranded in flash flooding near Etter
Major flash flooding in the area of 200th Street and Ravenna Trail (Goodhue County Road 18) caused seven occupied vehicles to be stranded and put a coach bus in the ditch Thursday evening. The Hastings Fire Department responded at about 11 p.m. June 14 and rescued 26 people, said...
June 15, 2012 - 1:45pm
June 14, 2012
Rochester man arrested after pursuit through Hastings
A 19-year-old Rochester man is in the Dakota County Jail after he led Dakota County deputies on a chase which began on Highway 52 and ended near Erickson Drive in Hastings at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday morning. According to Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, the pursuit ended with...
June 14, 2012 - 1:47pm
March 8, 2012
Fire and crash report for the week ending March 5
Monday, Feb. 27 Two vehicles backed into each other trying to back out of their parking spots in the Walmart parking lot at 2 p.m. Feb. 27. While driving a Stearns County vehicle, Patricia Smith, 44 of St. Cloud, struck a call box at the Juvenile Service Center at 2:25 p.m. Feb....
March 8, 2012 - 8:29am
February 9, 2012
Fire and accident report for the week ending Feb. 6
Tuesday, Jan. 31 A mattress leaning against the north side of Graphic Design was found on fire at 5:07 p.m. Jan. 31. Firefighters extinguished the fire, which did not spread to the building. The cause of the fire was undetermined. A business in the 100 block of East Second Street...
February 9, 2012 - 8:17am
February 5, 2012
No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks...
February 5, 2012 - 2:53pm