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Hastings Star Gazette
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again stop in Hastings
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
HHS cross-country teams finish strong season
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
Fourth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
ASSUME NAME Cleaning Services by chris
Marketplace Home Mortgage, vs Goff
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
Richard M. "Rich" Bohen, 71
Irene Klemetsrud, 93
Dean A. Aschenbrenner, 57
Cynthia Beebe, 64
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
In support of Adam Estenson
Real Estate Showcase
January 14, 2016
Regina just weeks away from opening new emergency department
Construction on the new emergency department at Regina Hospital is just about finished. Crews are working on the finishing touches and installing...
January 14, 2016 - 4:17pm
Tax refund fraud remains a serious problem
Burnsville, MN – With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number (SSN) to file a fraudulent tax return and claim...
January 14, 2016 - 2:58pm
January 13, 2016
Job fair is planned for Jan. 14
Beyond the Yellow Ribbon, Hastings, is collaborating with experts from the United States Department of Labor, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, Employer Support for the Guard and Reserves, and local higher education institutions to provide an open discussion...
January 13, 2016 - 3:26pm
January 6, 2016
Extreme Sandbox gets its funding on Shark Tank; firm is set to open second location
A Hastings business, Extreme Sandbox, fared well in the Shark Tank on Tuesday night. Owner Randy Stenger was featured on the show making a...
January 6, 2016 - 2:24pm
December 23, 2015
City annexes land for new Allina clinic: Two-story clinic will provide better visibility, access, Allina says
Hastings expanded its borders Monday night, when the Hastings City Council voted unanimously to annex about 12 acres just west of the Dakota Summit shopping center and Wal-Mart. The land is currently owned by the Conzemius Dairy Farm. The annexation was first proposed by Allina Health...
December 23, 2015 - 9:13am
December 21, 2015
Ace Hardware expected to open in spring
Mid-America Real Estate announced it recently that Ace Hardware will be the newest tenant in the Westview Shopping Center, located at South Frontage Road and Pleasant Drive. Ace Hardware signed a lease for 14,980 square feet. It will anchor the 130,395 square foot center, which...
December 21, 2015 - 8:47am
December 18, 2015
DVS exam station now located in Westview Center
Hastings drivers who need to take a driving test aren’t going downtown anymore. The Drivers License Examining Station was formerly located at 217 Ramsey Street in downtown Hastings. It is now doing business in Westview Center, at 1355 South Frontage Road, Suite 150. The station...
December 18, 2015 - 10:32am
Hastings cake business moving to Cottage Grove
A Hastings bakery hopes to offer Cottage Grove residents lots of ways to satisfy their sweet tooth soon. Rivertown Cakes plans to open at 7750 Harkness Ave. in Cottage Grove early next year, owner Heather Carey said. “If everything goes as planned, hopefully by the end of January...
December 18, 2015 - 10:31am
December 17, 2015
Prescott's Steamboat Inn demolished
On Monday, Dec. 14, a landmark restaurant familiar with diners from Hastings for decades was in the process of being demolished: the Steamboat...
December 17, 2015 - 11:55am
December 2, 2015
Holidays come early at Vermillion Pump and Market
In Vermillion, the Vermillion Pump and Market is the place to go if you need, well, anything. Especially when it comes to holiday décor. Since...
December 2, 2015 - 1:25pm
Hastings clinics serve as training ground for medical students
Jordan Weil knows how important hands-on experience is in the medical world. Weil, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Colorado native, is currently working on gaining just that kind of experience. He’s part of a special program offered by...
December 2, 2015 - 1:06pm
November 24, 2015
Special Tees now going by new name — United Promotions
Big changes are happening at a small Hastings business. If all goes as planned, those changes will help that small business keep on growing. For...
November 24, 2015 - 9:51am
Local business owner named to national ALTA board
Hastings business owner Richard Welshons has stepped up to a national leadership position. Welshons, who owns DCA Title with his brother, Dave, was elected to the American Land Title Association’s (ALTA) board of governors. ALTA is a national trade organization that represents...
November 24, 2015 - 8:08am
Holiday Hoopla event is Saturday in downtown Hastings
The fourth annual downtown Hastings Holiday Hoopla is planned for Saturday, Nov. 28. The date coincides with Small Business Saturday. The event is capped off with a lighted parade at 5:30 p.m. The parade will be on Second Street. A number of events highlight the day, including: •...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 24, 2015 - 7:44am
Storm Creek warehouse sale benefits Hastings Family Service
Storm Creek apparel in Hastings has planned another warehouse sale to benefit Hastings Family Service. The outdoor apparel company, located at 624 Spiral Blvd., will have its third annual warehouse sale on Black Friday, Nov. 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clothing is marked down between...
November 24, 2015 - 7:42am