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Hastings Star Gazette
A look at the changing landscape of Hastings
Whinnery is new St. John’s principal
Hastings great Bob McNamara dies
Medallion finders to donate $500 prize to church youth group
Bighead and silver carp discovered in Pool 2 of Mississippi River
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing blows by Miesville
Hawks go 2-1 over busy week of play
Miesville falls to Red Wing
Amateur Baseball: Angels' bats outmatch Mudhens
Little Log House Antique Power Show is this weekend
Root beer float party planned for Thursday
Hastings man presents paper in Norway
Samantha Kent advances to state competition in September
Campus news week ending 7/25
arts and entertainment
Lorraine F. Metzger, 78
Carla P. Reichenberg, 86
Raymond J. Feidt, 85
Mary "Betty" Schmitt, 87
Rita Ann Welshons, 86
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Letter: Downtown needs store that attracts the average resident
Letter: Kline deserves rank as worst congressman
Editorial: Passing of Bob McNamara is sad news for Gophers fans
Letter: Clear parking signs are needed at county parks
Editorial: Downtown Hastings could use a break
area family events
June 13, 2013
Volunteer & Internship opportunities at CNC
The Carpenter Nature Center has volunteer opportunities for everyone including brochure design, greeting visitors, data entry, social media updates, mailings and more. Come and join our fun, friendly family. You will be glad you did. Please contact Alan@CarpenterNatureCenter.org or...
June 13, 2013 - 10:40am
Book Signing at the LeDuc Historic Estate
On Saturday, June 29, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Author Rodney VanVleet will discuss his book, "Rendezvous with Glory," in the carriage barn of the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings. VanVleet, a former Hastings resident, Hastings High school principal, social studies...
June 13, 2013 - 10:35am
Afton Strawberry Festival is June 22
The Afton Strawberry Festival will be held on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the town Square Park in downtown Afton. There will be live music, food, festivities, and fun activities for the entire family. The annual Strawberry...
June 13, 2013 - 10:32am
June 6, 2013
Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings
Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings will meet on Tuesday, June 11, at 7 p.m at the estate. Following a short business meeting there will be a special presentation, "We Remember Carroll Simmons." It has been 55 years since Simmons gave the property to the Minnesota Historical Society....
June 6, 2013 - 9:30am
May 30, 2013
1983 class reunion planned for July 19-21
The Hastings Class of 1983 30th reunion weekend is set for July 19-21. All information of the weekend's events and registration forms are available on Facebook: Hastings High School Class of 1983. We will start the weekend off with a golf outing at Emerald Greens on Friday, July...
May 30, 2013 - 9:28am
Blood drive June 17-18
There will be a Community Bloodmobile on Monday, June 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, June 18, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 400 W. Ninth St. If you'd like to make an appointment, please call Gail at 651 248-1173.
May 30, 2013 - 9:27am
Weight Watchers open house
Weight Watchers invites you to attend its "Live Life Active" celebration on Saturday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Weight Watcher Center, 360A Westview Mall. This free special event will feature great offers, fun surprises, info on our newest program, interesting speakers, healthy...
May 30, 2013 - 9:24am
May 23, 2013
Worknight in the prairie
Help protect the Hastings Sand Coulee Scientific and Natural area (SNA) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27. With its tall grass and wildflowers, the Sand Coulee offers a different kind of beauty. While not your average park visitor's destination, for animals and insects it is...
May 23, 2013 - 10:35am
A Rally For Russell
A Rally for Russell Johnson will be held on Saturday, June 22, at Dugarel's. There will be a silent auction, raffles and a beer bash from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person for the beer bash. The spaghetti dinner is $8.99 for adults and $4.99 for children. Russell Johnson...
May 23, 2013 - 10:23am
May 9, 2013
Beer Bash for MS will be held on June 1
The third annual Beer Bash for MS will be held June 1 at Dugarel's Bar and Grill, 3475 Vermillion St. in Hastings. A spaghetti dinner will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the beer bash from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The cost is $15 for all you can drink. There will be a DJ, raffles, T-shirts,...
May 9, 2013 - 2:53pm
May 2, 2013
Historic Walking Tour of Afton
The Afton Museum is holding a free historic walking tour of the village of Afton on Sunday, May 5. Meet at the Afton museum at 1:30 p.m. The tour will start 2 p.m. and end at the museum at 4 p.m. Historian Ken Martens will narrate the tour. Bring your walking shoes and money for a...
May 2, 2013 - 10:03am
WWII Re-enactment event planned
Dakota City Heritage Village will hold its fourth annual Armed Forces Day World War II weekend on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19. Saturday hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The village is located at the fairgrounds in Farmington. The...
May 2, 2013 - 10:02am
April 25, 2013
Blood drive at Tilden Center on April 30
There will be a blood drive on Tuesday, April 30, from noon to 5 p.m. at Tilden Community Center, 310 River St. in Hastings.
April 25, 2013 - 2:00pm
WW II Re-enactment event planned
Dakota City Heritage Village will hold its fourth annual Armed Forces Day WWII weekend on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19. Saturday hours will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The village is located at the fairgrounds in Farmington. The World War...
April 25, 2013 - 1:54pm
Rivertown Lions garage sales are May 3, 4
The Rivertown Lions 21st annual citywide garage sales will be held Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4. More than 80 garage sales are scheduled. Look for the bright pink signs. Items for sale includes clothing, furniture, tools, books, knick knacks, children's items, collectibles and...
April 25, 2013 - 10:46am