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Hastings Star Gazette
Minn. roundup: Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
HHS students perform at Jazz and the Winds concert
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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April 5, 2013
Identity of skeletal remains found along Vermillion River confirmed
The skeletal remains of a body found in Hastings on Jan. 15 have been identified. The remains are those of Diane Kusick, a Hastings woman who was seen jumping into the Vermillion River in July 2011. Kusick was seen by several bystanders entering the river above the falls. She then...
April 5, 2013 - 8:41am
November 8, 2012
11/8/2012: One person dies in crash near New Trier
One person was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. New Trier is located just south of Hastings. The Minnesota state patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood of Cannon Falls died after being ejected from the vehicle. A 26-year-old...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
Highway 50 near New Trier closed after fatal crash
Highway 50 near New Trier is closed following a fatal car crash this afternoon, Nov. 8. Lt. Eric Roeske of the state highway patrol said that the crash involved one vehicle with two occupants inside. The vehicle went off the road and both occupants were ejected. One was killed and...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
September 14, 2012
Hastings bridge closure update: The bridge is now expected to close Sept. 22-24
There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge. The main span is expected to be moved sometime this weekend, meaning the Highway 61 bridge will close on or around Sept. 22 through Sept. 24. River traffic will be suspended around this time as well. We will update...
September 14, 2012 - 3:18pm
September 10, 2012
Hastings bridge closure changes: It is now expected to close sometime next week
There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge closure, which had been scheduled for this week. It looks as though the bridge...
September 10, 2012 - 2:50pm
September 5, 2012
Another change of plans with Hastings bridge - no closures planned for this weekend
There has been a change of plans with the upcoming move of the main span for the new Hastings bridge. That change means there will be no closure of the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings this weekend. Here is the revised schedule for the project: Early Friday morning, Sept. 7, crews...
September 5, 2012 - 7:57am
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
April 23, 2012
House catches fire along West 17th Street
A house burned in the 1300 block of West 17th Street Monday morning. The Hastings Fire Department arrived at the scene at about 11:30 a.m. The...
April 23, 2012 - 11:28am
February 14, 2012
Arbitrator rules city was justified in firing Hastings officer, who had engaged in inappropriate relationship with domestic abuse victim
An arbitrator ruled this week that the City of Hastings was justified in firing police officer Don Farrington last summer. Exactly why Farrington had left the department wasn't known until this week, when the arbitrator's ruling was released. Details have now emerged about his termination,...
February 14, 2012 - 11:38am
December 19, 2011
Update 7:50 p.m.: Man accused in Lake City officer shooting believed dead
LAKE CITY -- Police believe a body found at 618 West Lyons Ave. Monday evening is that of the man who shot a Lake City police officer earlier...
December 19, 2011 - 11:10am
December 12, 2011
Crash closed Highway 55 west of Hastings
A portion of Highway 55 was closed in both directions west of Hastings near Emerald Greens Golf Course. Emergency responders were called to...
December 12, 2011 - 3:29pm
October 3, 2011
Danny Dimm, who fought to get custody back of his son, dies in logging accident
In early August, Danny Dimm received some of the best news of his life. His son, missing for two months, had been found. Dimm left his Canadian...
October 3, 2011 - 4:45pm
June 17, 2011
Uline packaging plans huge Hudson warehouse
Uline Inc., a privately-held, Wisconsin-based company that sells packaging equipment and supplies to businesses, plans to construct a 640,000-square-foot...
June 17, 2011 - 12:41pm
May 13, 2011
Merchants Bank in Hampton robbed
The Merchants Bank in Hampton was robbed Friday, May 13. Dakota County Deputies are looking for the suspect, who fled on foot. The robbery...
May 13, 2011 - 11:01am
January 23, 2011
Armed robbery suspect arrested in St. Paul
William Joseph Boldt, one of the suspects in Thursday's armed robbery at the AmericInn in Hastings, was found and arrested at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. He was arrested in St. Paul without incident and later booked in the Dakota County Jail. Two other persons of interest in the...
January 23, 2011 - 1:33pm