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Hastings Star Gazette
Community survey to help fine-tune Hastings pavilion programming
Eye Candy owner to expand into Emporium building in downtown Hastings
Red Wing woman, teen injured after collision with deer
Women's violence task force to continue under new Dakota County grant
CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Girls' tennis: Raiders end successful season
Raider football drops regular season finale to South St. Paul
Hastings boys and girls soccer teams fall in sections
Hastings trailed early, could not come back
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Her own two feet: Hastings survivor of deadly '04 crash completes Twin Cities Marathon
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
Black Dirt Theater to perform at Hastings City Hall
arts and entertainment
Denmark Twp AFB Road Maint. & Snow Removal
11/07/17 PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF HASTINGS: 11/20/17 Hearing - Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
PROBATE NOTICE: Gilbert F. Ude Estate; File No. 19HA-PR-17-731
PROBATE NOTICE: Vicki R. Johnson Estate; File No. 19HA-PR-17-466
Elizabeth A. Swenson
Robert A. Schierland
Margie "Marge" Voelker
Kenneth J. Chavie
Robert F. Hansen
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Letters: What's happening at City Hall?; Strong community needs strong schools
Viewpoint: 'Due process' respects, protects privacy of city employees
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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October 19, 2010
Dakota City Heritage Village plans new festival Oct. 22-23
There's not always something new out of an old place like Dakota City Heritage Village, but the folks out there are giving it a shot this month. Instead of offering the Grand History Day program Dakota City has held for the better part of two decades, this year, they're trying something...
October 19, 2010 - 10:24am
October 6, 2010
Apple Fest is this weekend
Apples, pumpkins, and hayrides will be celebrated this weekend when the annual Apple Fest is celebrated this weekend in the St. Croix River Valley. Apple orchards will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offer a variety of activities, including tours and petting zoos. Participating...
October 6, 2010 - 9:08am
October 5, 2010
Hastings High School's Fall Vocal Concert is set for Monday
The Fall Vocal Concert at Hastings High School is just a few days away. The concert is planned for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, at the Hastings High...
October 5, 2010 - 1:01pm
September 30, 2010
KC pancake breakfast is Sunday
The Hastings Knights of Columbus will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 3075 Highway 61. Ticket prices are $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. They will be available at the door.
September 30, 2010 - 8:19am
September 22, 2010
Oktoberfest is Saturday in downtown Hastings
Celebrate the fall and the harvest this Saturday, Sept. 25, when the Downtown Business Association holds its annual Oktoberfest. Businesses will hold special sales. The Hamm's Bear will make an appearance. Activities at 6 p.m. will include a keg race, frozen T-shirt contest and...
September 22, 2010 - 1:40pm
September 9, 2010
Book Report: Minnesota authors have much to offer
Lots of books from and about Minnesota this week First off, try a big doorstopper, "North Country: The Making of Minnesota," by Mary Letherd Wingerd (University of Minnesota Press, $34.95). Wingerd, a St. Cloud State history professor, tells a different story of the state, beginning...
September 9, 2010 - 8:52am
August 20, 2010
'River is life' to be shown Sunday evening
The movie "The River is Life" will be shown for free from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at Freedom Park in Prescott. Filmed in 2009, the movie features two young men paddling the entire Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico. This free movie, being...
August 20, 2010 - 9:54am
Book Report: A triple treat this week
Here are two good reads to take on your last trip to the cabin up north. The first is "Beautiful Malice," by Australian author Rebecca James (Bantam, $25). We're introduced to Katharine Patterson, a mysterious character who wishes to cast off her past and moves to a new city, changes...
August 20, 2010 - 2:08am
August 19, 2010
Strawberry field day is at Sam Kedem Nursery
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is having a field day in Hastings for strawberries. This free, on-farm field day highlights research into new methods of growing strawberries. It is the culmination of a three-year research project by strawberry grower Sam Kedem, who received...
August 19, 2010 - 9:52am
Cruise-In planned for Saturday
The seventh of 10 Cruise-In car shows will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, on Second Street and some of the side streets in the downtown area. The Downtown Business Association is sponsoring the shows every other Saturday through Oct. 2. The streets in the downtown...
August 19, 2010 - 9:36am
August 5, 2010
Book Report: Misspellings are thorns in the sides of many
Fifty years ago in Bowling Green, Ohio, a fellow named Charlie Perkins made the best goldarned bologna outside of Bologna, Italy. Business was so good, Perkins put a new neon sign out of his little butcher shop at the edge of town. The sign simply said "PERKIN'S MEAT'S." The sign...
August 5, 2010 - 10:33am
July 21, 2010
Pair of area farms are featured in 2011 calendar
In the early 1970s, Harvey and Rita Kirchner purchased a home along Goodwin Avenue and the family put down its roots in rural Hastings. Turns...
July 21, 2010 - 1:25pm
July 16, 2010
Hastings woman's book recalls World War II
She lived it and now she is writing about the World War II years. Hastings resident Yvonne Cecchini's latest book, "The Seabee and His Sidekick ... A Tale of World War II," is dedicated to her uncle Ed Nesbitt who was a Seabee. He was also the major male role model for Cecchini...
July 16, 2010 - 9:57am
July 7, 2010
Prairie Island Wacipi is July 9-11
The Prairie Island Indian Community hosts the annual Dakota Singing and Dancing Championship Wacipi Celebration Friday, July 9 through Sunday, July 11. Experience Native American history and traditions through these exciting competitions. This magnificent event is free and open...
July 7, 2010 - 1:03pm
July 1, 2010
Book Report: Perfect reads to have along when not fishing
It's time to go to the lake. Worrying about that seven-day hiatus when it rains morning, noon and night, or when the fish all stop biting? Don't worry. Bring some books along.
July 1, 2010 - 9:27am