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Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
Corn maze a nod to first responders
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
crime and courts
City of Hastings
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
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
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
arts and entertainment
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
July 8, 2015
BreakAway Arts Center to open studio July 17
During Rivertown Days, artists are easy to find. They set up booths at the craft fair, show off their skills in demonstrations and can even be found wandering among the festivities. It’s a good weekend to access local art in Hastings, and this year, it’s also a good weekend to...
July 8, 2015 - 1:45pm
June 30, 2015
REDLine plans Olympic-class athletic facility in Hastings
Come this fall, Hastings athletes will have a new option for athletic training. REDLine Human Performance is a new company that’s working on...
June 30, 2015 - 8:16am
June 26, 2015
Longtime Hastings veterinarian to retire
To veterinary doctor Mike Bahr, the Hastings Veterinary Clinic has been “just the perfect job.” It’s a job he’s had for 34 years. Next...
June 26, 2015 - 11:09am
June 22, 2015
Out to lunch: This week we went out to lunch at Me and Julio with Mark Simacek
There wasn’t much that Mark Simacek could get away with as he grew up in Hastings. For starters, his father Mike was a longtime teacher here....
June 22, 2015 - 1:26pm
June 18, 2015
The Point to close June 30
The Point, located at the intersection of highways 10 and 61, is closing on June 30. The site is being sold to SSG, a convenience store chain based in Hudson, Wis. They plan to redevelop the site, eventually planning to open a new convenience store there in early 2016. The Star...
June 18, 2015 - 9:44am
May 29, 2015
Hastings president Michelle Jacobs resigns
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau president Michelle Jacobs has resigned. Her resignation is effective July 3. Bruce Goblirsch, the chair of the chamber's board, wrote an email that was distributed earlier today about the resignation. In it, he wrote: "Michelle...
May 29, 2015 - 2:02pm
May 27, 2015
Allina seeks to build new clinic near Walmart
Allina Health is hoping to start a new construction project in Hastings, but it needs the city to expand its borders before more visible work can begin. Last Thursday, May 14, representatives from Allina met with the Hastings City Council’s planning committee, which includes council...
May 27, 2015 - 2:03pm
May 21, 2015
Treasure Island breaks ground on $19 million expansion
Treasure Island Resort & Casino broke ground this morning on a 19 million dollar project that is expected to be complete in early 2016. The...
May 21, 2015 - 3:27pm
May 20, 2015
Chamber settling in at new location
The Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is settling into its new home at 314 Vermillion St. For the past 17 years, the Chamber...
May 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
May 14, 2015
Landmark Hastings building stays in the family
Abra Hovgaard’s office in Hastings has been one of the city’s landmark structures since it was constructed in 1959. While Hovgaard’s runs...
May 14, 2015 - 8:58am
April 24, 2015
BreakAway Arts Center, cafe, coming to Hastings
It’s a great time to be an artist in Hastings. Throughout the downtown, a focus on art is growing. There are murals under the bridge, galleries...
April 24, 2015 - 10:30am
April 23, 2015
New Trier area business specializes in auto rust repair, fabrication
What started as a part time hobby has become a full time business for rural New Trier residents Sheryl and Larry Westerhouse. Larry started...
April 23, 2015 - 9:32am
Dan’s Bar in New Trier closes temporarily for major remodel
Dan’s Bar and Grill in New Trier has closed its doors. Don’t worry, it’s only temporary. The restaurant shut down April 12 to start a major remodeling project that will give the place a whole new look. By Tuesday, the whole thing was practically stripped bare. “Everything’s...
April 23, 2015 - 9:16am
April 20, 2015
Out to lunch: This week, we went to Bella Vista with Mark Vaughan, a new member of the city council
Mark Vaughan got his first taste of public service in the early 1990s on an ice skating rink in Hastings. He’d shown up at the Hastings Civic...
April 20, 2015 - 9:18am
Out to lunch: This week, we went to Wyatt’s Twisted Americana with Teri Thompson
The first time Teri Thompson met the man who would eventually be her husband, he didn’t leave much of an impression on her. “He was living...
April 20, 2015 - 9:10am