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Hastings Star Gazette
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
A Victorian Christmas comes to downtown Hastings
Minnesota roundup: Cremated remains left at cemetery; Saturday to be Bob Dylan Day; 3 more state news stories
Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders drop first two games of the season
Hastings boys' hockey has rough start to season, drop three straight
Hastings girls' hockey drops two games to Hudson and Farmington
HHS wrestling takes third at own Raider Duals
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
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
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
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
June 5, 2016
Local quilters make ‘fidget quilts’ for memory care patients
The Hastings Spiral Piecemakers, a local quilting group, recently made several small, unusual quilts. Some have buttons. Some have hair scrunchies,...
June 5, 2016 - 8:00am
April 28, 2016
HHS Jazz Ensemble I takes second at Eau Claire Jazz Festival April 23
The Eau Claire Jazz Festival is considered one of the best and highly-reputable jazz festivals of the year. For five years, at least one of the...
April 28, 2016 - 8:47am
April 15, 2016
Editorial: HMS play deserves a big audience
Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to get a brief preview of Hastings Middle School’s next play. While that’s not terribly surprising, what was a surprise was the type of production the theater crew over at HMS is putting together. Rather than falling back on cute and...
April 15, 2016 - 8:00am
March 28, 2016
Letter: Hastings River Lofts will help renew ‘community vitality and spirit’
To the editor, Later this year, HPAAC (Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council) will host a groundbreaking for Artspace Hastings Lofts, an Artspace Inc. development including 37 units of affordable housing for artists and 4,200 square feet of community and commercial space located at...
March 28, 2016 - 8:59am
March 11, 2016
Letter: Hastings has a lot to be proud of in with Riverside Company
To the editor, This weekend, Hastings’ Riverside Company will compete in the Wheaton-Warrenville South Choral Classic competition in Wheaton, Illinois. For many people around town who aren’t closely involved with show choir, this just seems like another competition. I can assure...
March 11, 2016 - 11:17am
March 10, 2016
Public Arts Task Force seeks citizen feedback on art
The Public Arts Task Force formed by the City of Hastings has received multiple proposals for their call for public art, and is now seeking public response to the pieces that are under consideration. A survey has been created on the city’s website; members of the public can review...
March 10, 2016 - 9:59am
March 9, 2016
Deadline to enter Modern Interpretations of Historic Design IV approaches
The deadline for entry in the Modern Interpretations of Historic Design IV –Designs from the Hastings Needle work Company Arts Challenge is quickly approaching – April 30. This arts challenge is open to all artists locally, statewide, nationwide, and internationally. To register...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 9, 2016 - 11:08am
February 5, 2016
Hastings’ Colton Peltier presents piano performance Feb. 27
Hastings native and Juilliard-trained pianist Colton Peltier will present a piano performance at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at St. Pius V Catholic...
February 5, 2016 - 2:30pm
February 4, 2016
Hastings Jazz Ensemble fares well in Lakeville competition
The Hastings High School Jazz Ensemble I was voted “Best in Site” at the recent region solo and ensemble contest held at Lakeville High School....
February 4, 2016 - 3:51pm
October 9, 2015
Editorial: Stradal’s career seems likely to take off
On Thursday, Hastings native J. Ryan Stradal returned home to speak to a huge crowd at the Pleasant Hill Library. Stradal talked about his first book, a novel titled “Kitchens of the Great Midwest.” The book has been praised up and down across the country. It was an Editor’s...
October 9, 2015 - 9:06am
August 31, 2015
Art heroes are Nordstrom, Vick
The Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC) is recognizing two area artists for their talents and contributions to the local arts community. Art Nordstrom of Hastings and Charlotte Vick of Prescott will receive HPAAC’s Art Hero award at the organization’s fourth annual fundraising...
August 31, 2015 - 8:20am
August 21, 2015
River Valley Band starts fifth season Sept. 22
The River Valley Band is launching its fifth season. The first rehearsal of the season will be on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hastings High School orchestra room, located off the south side of the commons. The River Valley Band is a group of community musicians...
August 21, 2015 - 10:56am
August 20, 2015
Gomez attends all state orchestra camp at CSB
Krista Gomez, a member of the Hastings High School orchestra, attended the Minnesota All State Orchestra camp from Aug. 3-8. She auditioned...
August 20, 2015 - 10:06am
HHS student Katherine McCord selected for all state concert band
Hastings High school junior Katherine McCord was selected and recently participated in the Minnesota Music Educators Association All State Concert...
August 20, 2015 - 9:52am
August 7, 2015
Musical students perform Aug. 11 at Augustana
Augustana Care Center of Hastings residents and the community are invited to see and hear top musical students from the Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at Augustana Care Center in Hastings. The free performance is open to the community. Augustana...
August 7, 2015 - 10:12am