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Hastings Star Gazette
City council: Presentations, fiber and bond sales
Voting period now under way
Local girl to represent Minnesota at national pageant
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football plagued by turnovers in loss to Mahtomedi
HHS girls’ tennis splits matches against St. Paul North and Mahtomedi
HHS cross-country runs in Hudson Raider Invitational
Hastings’ volleyball falls to Eastview and beats Mahtomedi
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
Returned to the wild: CNC releases rehabilitated raptors
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
arts and entertainment
Lyndon J. LaSalle, 71
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Letter: Candidate questions campaign practices
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: In support of Trevor Lund
Letter: In support of Tony Jurgens
Letter: In response to veteran’s letter
Real Estate Showcase
December 5, 2013
Community is asked to share in the future making of community theater
Three years and moving forward. Now, what is the next step in shaping the future of the Black Dirt Theater Company? Artistic Director Andy Langenfeld wants to know, and the community can help. “After ‘Oklahoma!’ hit the stage, I asked people to imagine a vibrant community...
December 5, 2013 - 3:17pm
New crossfit gym aims to put fun into fitness
Going to a gym should be fun. At least that’s how Jeff Tait sees it. That’s why he’s opened a new gym in Hastings, where people can take advantage of community support while pushing themselves to new levels of fitness. Crossfit HSC is a different sort of gym experience. The...
December 5, 2013 - 3:14pm
November 26, 2013
Ensure agency plans 25th anniversary party for Dec. 5
On Thursday, Dec. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, the Ensure agency is having a 25th anniversary open house. Coffee and cookies will be served. The office is located at the north entrance to 1112 Highway 55. In 1988, Al Johnson started the agency with one company and he was the...
November 26, 2013 - 1:28pm
November 20, 2013
Hastings apparel company growing fast, going retail; plans sale here Nov. 29-30
Chances are, you’ve never heard of Storm Creek apparel. Chances are, that’s about to change. Since 1995, Doug Jackson of Hastings has worked...
November 20, 2013 - 2:04pm
October 31, 2013
Hastings native launches tea business
Hastings native Katherine Niebur left Hastings after high school and spent 10 years developing her career as a chef in New York and Seattle....
October 31, 2013 - 1:22pm
Downtown construction study begins: Local businesses concerned about ongoing street work
Hastings city staff and the city council have begun talking about a potential construction project in downtown Hastings that could shorten crosswalks, improve water and sewer mains and improve pavement in the area. The council recently hired Bolton & Menk, a Mankato-based engineering...
October 31, 2013 - 1:17pm
October 30, 2013
KDWA Radio station in Hastings turns 50
Fifty years ago, Hastings radio station KDWA – AM 1460 came on the air with a bang. Literally. Just four days after the station began in October...
October 30, 2013 - 1:51pm
First National Bank to rebuild drive-through location
On Nov. 4, First National Bank will likely get the approval it needs to begin work on a reconstruction project. The bank plans to replace the existing drive-through location at the corner of Pleasant Drive and North Frontage Road with a building about three times larger. The Hastings...
October 30, 2013 - 9:58am
October 4, 2013
From the field to the market: Local farm turns raw fiber into yarn, felt
Alan and Rachel Boucher haven’t always raised alpacas. In fact, their farm, Rach-Al-Paca Farm southwest of Hastings, is only about 10 years...
October 4, 2013 - 9:02am
September 23, 2013
Battle over sign continues at Jake’s
Hastings business owner Rich Jacobson said he isn’t ready to walk away from a dispute he has with the City of Hastings over what the city says...
September 23, 2013 - 8:42am
September 12, 2013
Hastings sisters' pizza dough coming to Spiral Foods
Two sisters, both Hastings High School graduates, are bringing a new product to Hastings. Rebecca (LaZerte) Biederman and Elizabeth (LaZerte)...
September 12, 2013 - 10:53am
September 9, 2013
Anytime Fitness celebrates awards, highlights Minn. health initiative
The Hastings-based corporation, Anytime Fitness, is celebrating. The company recently earned three major recognitions, and legislation it is...
September 9, 2013 - 8:34am
September 5, 2013
Me and Julio to build addition
The Me and Julio restaurant is beginning a new addition to its building. Following approval from the Hastings City Council Tuesday, the restaurant expects to start construction within the week. Me and Julio's, located at 350 W. 33rd St., has been serving southwestern fare since opening...
September 5, 2013 - 8:15am
August 30, 2013
Letter: Signs are an expression of free speech
To the editor, Hastings, like so many communities across the nation, is determined to implement restrictions on businesses through sign ordinances. Unfortunately, these laws are in conflict with provisions of the constitution — a sign is a form of communication in which a business...
August 30, 2013 - 2:31pm
August 29, 2013
Adadio Djay receives Black Badge from Wedding Wire
Business brief WeddingWire, an online wedding marketplace, recently announced that Adagio Djay Entertainment of Hastings and St. Paul has reached the WeddingWire Rated Black Level by earning more than 200 wedding reviews for professional wedding DJs in the area.
August 29, 2013 - 9:01am