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Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
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Hastings football beats Henry Sibley 43-22 in first round of section playoffs
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Hastings football survives furious comeback to beat North St. Paul 34-27 at homecoming
Vicki Davis retires after almost half a century of involvement in Hastings athletics
LeDuc hosts annual Harvest Haunting
Church brings national speakers to aid parents
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Boy Scout Troop 23 spent a week on a high adventure trip
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
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December 18, 2015
City Council: Service recognition, new liquor licenses and expanding city borders
The Hastings City Council will hold its final meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Several city employees will be recognized for achieving years of service milestones. Employees who have worked for the city for...
December 18, 2015 - 9:54am
December 17, 2015
Council ready to approve next year’s city budget
The Hastings City Council will approve its 2016 budget and tax levy at its next meeting, Dec. 21. The details of the proposed budget were presented at the annual Truth in Taxation hearing, which was held Dec. 7. The city operates through a number of funds which are fed by several...
December 17, 2015 - 8:30am
December 4, 2015
City Council: New firefighter, a $1 sale and next year’s taxes
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Korey Ketchmark will be welcomed as the newest firefighter/paramedic at the Hastings Fire Department. The council will hear a presentation from...
December 4, 2015 - 9:31am
November 16, 2015
City Council: Final votes ready for Great Rivers Landing (former Hudson) development
The Hastings City Council has some major decisions to make tonight (Nov. 16) at its regular meeting. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda First up is a set of introductions. Three new city staff members will be introduced: Paige Marschall, recreation programming specialist;...
November 16, 2015 - 8:57am
October 30, 2015
City Council: Church fitness, a much needed sewer main and a request to reconsider
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The council will read a formal proclamation in observance of Veteran’s Day, which is Nov. 11. The community will host several observances...
October 30, 2015 - 12:25pm
October 8, 2015
Public invited to provide input on future of local law enforcement
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office and the Hastings Police Department are working together to gather public input on the status and future of law enforcement in Minnesota. Members of the public are invited to attend a meeting on Oct. 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hastings YMCA,...
October 8, 2015 - 2:58pm
October 2, 2015
City Council: Military recognition, Hudson TIF and a potential property sale
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, inside City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda The council will read a proclamation in appreciation of Company C, 834th Aviation Support Battalion for its service to the community...
October 2, 2015 - 8:25am
September 24, 2015
Donation helps firefighters rescue pets
Hastings firefighters are now better equipped to rescue pets from fires. Last week, Invisible Fence donated three pet oxygen mask kits to...
September 24, 2015 - 4:53pm
September 21, 2015
City finance director resigns
Hastings' city finance director, Charlene Stark, has submitted her resignation. The Hastings City Council is set to accept a resignation agreement at tonight's regular council meeting. The agreement is included in the meeting's consent agenda. According to the agreement, Stark's...
September 21, 2015 - 9:52am
September 18, 2015
City Council: Library news, moving a house and a call for public art
The next regular meeting of the Hastings City Council will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. Here’s a quick look at what’s on the agenda. The Pleasant Hill Library will present an update on its recent and upcoming activities. City staff is requesting the council approve a bid...
September 18, 2015 - 9:45am
August 21, 2015
‘Sliv’ McGree gets permanent honor at Civic Arena
In 2013, Jim “Sliver” McGree retired from his post as the Hastings Civic Arena manager. He devoted 30 years to the arena, and his efforts made a big impact on many of the people who used and visited the arena regularly. At the time, he was recognized with a ceremony before a varsity...
August 21, 2015 - 3:44pm
August 20, 2015
City starts work on new Vermillion River trail segment
Next summer, Hastings is expecting to see a brand new piece of trail added along the Vermillion River. The city council gave the green light...
August 20, 2015 - 9:49am
June 8, 2015
Riverfront contractor forged documents, city terminates phase one contract
The City of Hastings announced today that it has been the victim of a document forgery crime. According to a press release, the city received notice from law enforcement agencies that RSI Associates, Inc.,the general contractor for phase one of the Riverfront Renaissance project,...
June 8, 2015 - 10:13am
City Council: Artspace, riverfront and new development
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 20, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The public will be invited to comment on an issue regarding the potential Artspace development. Although recent review of the project has shown...
June 8, 2015 - 9:08am
Editorial: Array of river names is now just confusing
Just a few weeks ago, the Hastings City Council voted to change the name of a few parks along the Mississippi River waterfront. In the end, all they’ve been able to do with the name changes is confuse us and make a pretty big group of folks irate. Other than that, the name changes...
May 8, 2015 - 9:14am