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HHS Marching Band gets tips from professionals
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
Highway 52 safety improvement project
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
Medallion hunt winner to donate prize money to police department
crime and courts
City of Hastings
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Hawks lose early lead to Aces in CCVL matchup
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing storms back against Hastings
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Hastings resident heads to playoffs with Minnesota Vixen
Black Dirt Theater presents summer musical, ‘The Wizard of Oz’
Rivertown Days photos
Pokémon Go craze comes to Hastings
Former Hastings couple celebrates 70 years of marriage
Farm market lets shoppers fill their kitchens with locally grown produce
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LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST DENMARK TOWNSHIP, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA
NININGER TOWNSHIPNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGSTATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES OF DAKOTA AND WASHINGTON CITY OF HASTINGS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IN THE MATTER OF RICHARD BEBEL FAMILY TRUST
CITY OF HASTINGS NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Robert E. Nelson, 84
Janice Nesvig, 75
Darlene Rush, 86
Letter: Hastings boat launch is not user friendly
Letter: Youth represented Hastings well in Guatemala
Letter: St. Philip’s sale was good, theft of glasses was not
Letter: Say ‘no’ to rigged politics
Viewpoint: Honor America's freedom June 14
Real Estate Showcase
June 22, 2016
DNA on boat trailer links Hastings man to hit-and-run death of Lake Park girl, charges say
AITKIN, Minn. -- DNA matching a 10-year-old Lake Park girl killed in a hit-and-run earlier this month was found on a boat trailer driven by a...
News/crime and courts
June 22, 2016 - 2:09pm
June 9, 2016
Helicopter crashes in Marshan Township
The Hastings Fire Department responded to a helicopter crash Wednesday afternoon just south of 205th Street between Highway 61 and Kirby Avenue...
June 9, 2016 - 9:01am
March 19, 2013
Rollover crash reported on Highway 52 just north of Hampton
Three vehicles went into the southbound ditch on Highway 52 this morning, March 19. The crash occurred north of Hampton. One of the vehicles...
March 19, 2013 - 9:32am
January 9, 2013
Slick roads lead to a dozen spinouts, crashes, in Ravenna Township
It didn't last for long, and it wasn't a widespread problem across Dakota County, but incredibly slick conditions Monday morning led to about...
January 9, 2013 - 2:09pm
October 12, 2012
Hastings student in coma after crash on Tuesday
A 16-year-old Hastings High School student, Brian Gapp, is in a medically induced coma following a car crash here on Tuesday. Brian was injured...
October 12, 2012 - 2:44pm
August 1, 2012
Motorist found dead after crash in Lake Elmo
A 22-year-old man was killed early Wednesday after a single-car crash in Lake Elmo. According to a Washington County Sheriff's Office news release, 911 dispatchers received a report at 3:12 a.m. of a crash in the 3000 block of Lake Elmo Avenue North. Deputies discovered the man,...
August 1, 2012 - 9:25am
November 10, 2010
UPDATE: Highway 61 crash victims 'serious but stable'
Two women were injured Wednesday after their vehicles collided at Highway 61 and County Road 18. Maxine Pruitt, 52, Red Wing, was taken by ambulance...
November 10, 2010 - 3:23pm
August 13, 2009
Crash injures three teens
A one-vehicle crash Aug. 4 sent three Hastings teens to the trauma center at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. A 1998 Volkswagon Jetta driven by Daniil Usachev, 18, Hastings, was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of Vermillion Street around 5 a.m. when it veered off the road...
August 13, 2009 - 2:53pm
July 9, 2009
Truck driver killed in crash on County Road 46
A 38-year-old Oklahoma man, Franklin Duane Conley, died in a one vehicle accident Thursday afternoon on Dakota County Road 46, west of Goodwin...
July 9, 2009 - 3:45pm
January 27, 2009
Grand Rapids soldier among four killed in Iraq helicopter crash
A Grand Rapids woman says her son was among four Americans killed when two U.S. helicopters crashed in northern Iraq. Ruth Windorski of Grand...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
Prosecution rests; Franco defense witnesses testify about man leaving scene from fatal bus crash
WILLMAR -- The prosecution rested this morning, and the defense team began calling witnesses in the trial of Olga Marina Franco del Cid, 24, of Minneota. Franco is accused of a total of 24 criminal charges stemming from the fatal Feb. 19 school bus crash near Cottonwood. Three witnesses...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Opening arguments set for this morning in crash trial
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Opening arguments will begin at 8 a.m. today in the trial of the Guatemalan woman accused of causing the fatal school bus crash near Cottonwood. Jury selection was completed around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, 24, of Minneota, who...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Judge denies change of venue in Cottonwood bus crash case
MARSHALL -- The trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, the 24-year-old Minneota woman charged in the fatal Cottonwood school bus crash, will begin July 28 in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar. In an order issued Tuesday, District Judge David W. Peterson denied a second motion...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
Woodbury man gets 42 months for role in fatal crash
A Woodbury man whose truck struck and killed a motorcyclist in Cottage Grove in September 2007 was sentenced last week to 42 months in prison in connection with the accident. The fatal crash occurred Sept. 6 when Theodore William Krinke, 39, was driving north on County Road 19 in...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am