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Hastings Star Gazette
Fitness Kit pilot program in full swing at Pleasant Hill Library
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
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
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Moms on the Run race at Grandma's Marathon
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
Locals get creative with painting in the park in Hastings
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
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
Edna M. La Pean, 71
Marvin L. Chapman, 79
Francis "Fran" Woxland, 97
Gary L. Varner, 77
Blakely E. Prosser
Viewpoint: Dayton's inability to negotiate in good faith led to Capitol chaos
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
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June 29, 2016
Summer jazz camp brings professional musicians to teach Hastings students
Young Hastings musicians got to take part in a special music camp last week and this week. Hastings Community Education hosted the Hastings Pops...
June 29, 2016 - 11:14am
June 21, 2016
HHS students named to all-state programs
Several Hastings High School students will attend all-state camps this summer and perform next year as part of the all-state band, choir and...
June 21, 2016 - 8:46am
June 14, 2016
Artspace design focuses on the work in artwork
There are plenty of people eager to see work begin on the new Artspace project, which is scheduled to begin later this summer in downtown Hastings. But perhaps none are so eager as those who have been working behind the scenes to make sure the new structure does just what it’s intended...
June 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
June 11, 2016
New sculptures installed in Levee Park
Hastings is officially part of a new regional sculpture tour. Last week, sculpture artists involved with the new River City Sculpture Tour installed...
June 11, 2016 - 8:00am
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