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Hastings Star Gazette
First National Bank opens new building
Reunion planning for HHS Class of 1994 takes multiple approaches
Former Hastings priest’s court appearance moved to Sept. 5
Kwik Trip plans store at 17th and Vermillion streets
VFW essay contests open to students
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Dundas knocks Miesville out of state tournament playoffs
Hastings football team wins season opener over Tartan
Johnson places sixth in 400 hurdles at national meet
Mudhens beat Hawks in first game of playoffs, 4-3
Hastings baseball teams earn state championships
Hastings woman left legacy of friendship, creativity, joy
Hockey association plans unique fundraiser
Pavel Jany returns for second concert Sunday, Aug. 24
Gloryland Gospel Band will share gospel and old time music Sunday
New Ramsey financial program offered
arts and entertainment
Ann Dohmen, 75
Gloria M. Anderson, 91
Andrea Alexander, 54
Edna Kieffer, 93
Renee Marzitelli, 59
CITY OF HASTINGSNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - REZONING, SPECIAL USE PERMIT, AND SITE PLAN REVIEW FOR A KWIK TRIP GAS STATION AND CARWASH - 1630 VERMILLION STREET
NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT LIEN FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF JASON REUTER
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS (INTESTATE) STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF DAKOTA DISTRICT COURT PROBATE DIVISION FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Editorial: It’s uphill for GOP in Minnesota
Letter: McNamara has been on the wrong side of history
Letter: Hastings is a wonderful little town that should be preserved
Editorial: ‘Bakken 101’ meetings are a good initiative
Letter: Thanks for the help at Maggie Brown benefit
city of hastings
Find a pot hole? Send a text to the city's public works department
The Hastings Public Works Department encourages community members to report pot holes in need of repair on public streets within the City limits. Now anyone can anonymously text the exact location of the pot hole to City staff using the City's Tip411 account. Simply texting the...
April 1, 2013 - 9:22am
City names four finalists in administrator search
The Hastings City Council has selected four finalists for the vacant Hastings city administrator position. Finalists are Melinda Coleman, Charles Grawe, Catherine Green and Hastings' assistant city administrator, Melanie Mesko Lee. Coleman is the current city administrator of the...
April 1, 2013 - 8:46am
March 29, 2013
City Council: Street improvements, parking restrictions and a car wash clarification
The Hastings City Council will meet Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. People will be invited to comment on the city's proposed 2013 infrastructure improvement program. Improvements include road work along 10th Street between Ramsey and...
news / government
March 29, 2013 - 10:13am
March 22, 2013
Initial Hudson redevelopment plans disappoint: Concepts included residential, hotel and banquet space
It looks like it will be a while yet before the former Hudson building in downtown Hastings is redeveloped. Last Thursday, the Hastings Economic Development and Redevelopment Authority, which owns the building, reviewed three redevelopment concept plans for the building, but none...
March 22, 2013 - 11:00am
March 21, 2013
Osberg's final day as city administrator is Friday
In March of 1989, Dave Osberg took a new job. He had been working in St. James when the city administrator position in Hastings opened up. City Hall had a much different dynamic back then. There was significant unrest in the council prior to Osberg's hiring, and it continued in some...
March 21, 2013 - 1:39pm
Communication lacking during snow emergency: More than 130 vehicles cited, 25 towed in March 4 snowfall
In early March, an overnight snowstorm meant an unpleasant surprise for Hastings resident Jane Snyder. Weather reports had been predicting snow, so Snyder watched the news to see if there were going to be any school closings or snow emergencies. Seeing none, she figured she would...
March 21, 2013 - 8:22am
March 15, 2013
City Council: Recognitions, Hudson zoning and a new parks and rec director
The Hastings City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 18. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. Two health-related proclamations will be read. The first declares March to be Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness Month in Hastings. The second congratulates Regina Medical Center...
news / government
March 15, 2013 - 9:42am
March 7, 2013
Council votes unanimously to open administrator position
The Hastings City Council agreed with the administrative committee's recommendation to seek applicants for the soon-to-be-vacant city administrator position. The committee met last week and voted 2-1 to post a notice of the vacancy, rather than appointing assistant city administrator...
March 7, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 28, 2013
Committee advises seeking external candidates for city administrator position
The Hastings City Council's administrative committee recommends that the full council seek outside applicants for the city administrator position. The recommendation was made two days after City Administrator Dave Osberg submitted his official letter of resignation. His final day...
February 28, 2013 - 2:00pm
February 22, 2013
So long, Sliver: Arena manager Sliver McGree to retire after 30 years on the job
Sliver McGree liked playing hockey as a youngster in Hastings. The problem, he said, was that he just wasn't very good. "They couldn't cut me because they didn't have enough players," he said. "I was what you would call a great skater - but I had no hand skills. I could chase people...
news / sports
February 22, 2013 - 7:00am
February 20, 2013
Quality One Woodwork gets $1 per acre deal
The Hastings City Council signed an agreement that gives Quality One Woodwork the option to purchase 1.8 acres of city property for $1 an acre within the next nine years. The property is adjacent to the Hastings business's current location, 3005 Millard Ave. Quality One would use...
news / business /
February 20, 2013 - 2:11pm
Osberg's last day as city administrator in Hastings is March 22
Hastings City Administrator Dave Osberg submitted his letter of resignation to the city council Tuesday evening. His last day is scheduled to be Friday, March 22. Osberg is leaving the City of Hastings to become the city administrator for the City of Eagan. He is set to begin his...
news / government
February 20, 2013 - 2:08pm
February 15, 2013
CR 46/47 trail: New trail closure is part of the deal
Last fall, the City of Hastings finished work on a new trail connection that improved safety for trail users along County Road 46/47, between Pleasant Drive and the Vermillion River overpass. Then, just a few weeks later, in mid-December, the trail was gated off and marked as closed....
February 15, 2013 - 2:14pm
City Council: A resignation, development incentives and a new softball coordinator
The next Hastings City Council meeting will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. inside City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. City Administrator Dave Osberg's resignation will be accepted as part of the consent agenda. The letter indicates Osberg's last day with the City...
news / government
February 15, 2013 - 2:01pm
February 7, 2013
Governor's proposal would bring new money to Hastings
Governor Mark Dayton's state budget proposal has a lot of people talking in St. Paul. While much of the focus has been given over to how the governor would change state sales taxes, there's another aspect that could - if approved - mean major help for Hastings. Dayton's proposal...
news / government
February 7, 2013 - 9:29am