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Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
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May 8, 2015
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
May 1, 2015
City Council: Light agenda set for Monday’s meeting
The next Hastings City Council meeting looks to be a short one, unless a new issue is added to the agenda. As of Thursday, April 30, there were no major council votes on the agenda. There are a few things that will happen Monday night, however. First is a proclamation by the council,...
May 1, 2015 - 3:07pm
March 13, 2015
City Council: New riverfront work, ArtSpace and a new name for riverside parks
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 16, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. A $2,500 grant will be presented to the Hastings Police Department’s K-9 unit. The grant was awarded through the America’s Farmers Grow...
March 13, 2015 - 10:59am
February 12, 2015
City council: New firefighters, honoring service and construction projects
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Twelve new paid on-call firefighter/EMTs will be introduced to the council. They are David Bauer, Mike Christianson, Joe Cysiewski, Alan Gaylor,...
February 12, 2015 - 2:14pm
January 16, 2015
New council member: Mark Vaughan
Mark Vaughan is no stranger to city government work. He’s worked for the City of Eagan for more than 19 years, currently employed as Eagan’s...
January 16, 2015 - 1:59pm
New council member: Lori Braucks
To Lori Braucks, citizen involvement is important. She’s gotten involved with her church, helped out with her neighborhood and for the past...
January 16, 2015 - 1:57pm
January 2, 2015
City Council: Code updates, phase two riverfront and the 2014 community survey
The Hastings City Council will hold its first meeting of the year on Monday, Jan. 5, at 7 p.m. inside City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The city’s new and returning elected officials will be sworn in. Mayor Paul Hicks was reelected and will serve another term....
January 2, 2015 - 11:44am
November 28, 2014
City Council: The 2015 budget, hospital expansion and a request for Mn/DOT
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The city’s annual truth in taxation hearing will be held. The hearing will present the recommended 2015 city budget, which includes the...
November 28, 2014 - 11:31am
October 31, 2014
City Council: Community survey, winter parking rules and a dangerous garage
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Hastings City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Morris Leatherman Company will present information from a recent community survey. The survey is a follow-up to a similar survey conducted...
October 31, 2014 - 2:21pm
October 3, 2014
City Council: Ordinance changes, development and meeting planning goals
The next Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. First up is a presentation by Sal Mondelli of 360 Communities. 360 Communities is a non-profit organization that supports people in need. It operates the Lewis...
October 3, 2014 - 9:58am
September 12, 2014
City Council: Fifty Plus and Auto Zone
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. "Fifty Plus! Life Reimagined Workshop" will lead off the meeting with a presentation to the council. After reviewing the consent agenda,...
September 12, 2014 - 11:14am
August 1, 2014
City Council: Commercial development
The next Hastings City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 4. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Two Hastings businesses are seeking council action to help them advance their businesses. At 2400 Vermillion St., Nichols Inn is hoping to see part of its property...
August 1, 2014 - 11:37am
July 18, 2014
City Council: Riverfront Renaissance
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The main topic of discussion will be the Riverfront Renaissance project, which involves several renovations to downtown Hastings spread out over...
July 18, 2014 - 9:50am
June 27, 2014
City pool to reopen Saturday, June 28
Hastings Parks and Recreation Director Chris Jenkins announced today that repairs on the Hastings Family Aquatic Center have gone well and the pool is set to reopen to the public at noon Saturday, June 28. Jenkins said there were three broken pipes that supply water to the play...
June 27, 2014 - 1:38pm
June 26, 2014
Hastings pool expected to reopen early next week; meanwhile, YMCA offers its pool to the public
On June 19, the City of Hastings announced it had to close down the Hastings Family Aquatic Center for repairs. The pool had been losing a significant amount of water due to leaking. Two repairs have already been done recently, but further action was needed to stop the water loss....
June 26, 2014 - 2:23pm