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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
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Editorial: Good luck, coach Russ Welch
Letter: Rivertown Lions to step away from garage sale event
Letter: Thanks for the safe new bridge
Letter: Well done Mr. Hankes
Editorial: Change of course is another broken promise at UMORE
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May 22, 2013
Police arrest suspect in armed robbery case
Acting on tips called in after local media outlets broadcast surveillance images, Hastings police officers arrested gas station robbery suspect...
May 22, 2013 - 7:26am
May 16, 2013
Police seek public's help in finding church vandals
A reward is being offered by Hastings police for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the side of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Hastings last week. On Saturday, May 11, officers were called on the reports of the graffiti....
May 16, 2013 - 8:55am
April 17, 2013
Hastings man arrested following standoff Tuesday night
The 2300 block of Oak Street was full of police activity on Tuesday, April 16, for about three hours. At about 8 p.m., officers learned that a man with an active warrant was in a residence on Oak Street. They also learned the man had a handgun. Given that information, officers arrived...
April 17, 2013 - 9:08am
April 11, 2013
Doffing pleads guilty to school bus stop violation
Hastings Police Officer Rene Doffing has pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to stop for a school bus stop arm. A second charge for failing to stop for a school bus while children were outside has been dismissed in Dakota County District Court. The conviction was deemed a petty...
crime and courts / news
April 11, 2013 - 9:16am
April 7, 2013
Intoxicated man arrested for child endangerment after his 2-year-old son found walking barefooted in Hastings
A Hastings man was arrested Sunday afternoon after his 2-year-old son was found walking barefooted near 15th and Vermillion streets. At about 3 p.m. Sunday, Hastings police received a call that a 2-year-old boy was wandering around without supervision. The boy was carrying two bottles...
April 7, 2013 - 8:42pm
April 4, 2013
High-speed chase ends in Hastings with arrest
The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a 39-year-old Michigan woman last night after she led officers on a chase from Highway 52 near Coates to Hastings. According to the state patrol: The pursuit began on Highway 52 at 7:56 p.m. A trooper attempted to stop a white Dodge Caravan after...
April 4, 2013 - 3:03pm
March 27, 2013
Hastings man charged with assaulting 11-month-old child
A 22-year-old Hastings man, Steven Edward Dale Wiltermuth remains in the Dakota County Jail after being charged with one felony count of assault in the first degree (great bodily harm) on an 11-month-old child. Hastings Police had been contacted March 16 by a Hastings woman who...
crime and courts / news
March 27, 2013 - 2:47pm
March 14, 2013
Man punches himself in face, accuses girlfriend of assault
A man called to report he was beaten up by his girlfriend. It was later determined he had fabricated the story and was cited for falsely reporting a crime. The man had actually punched himself. A 24-year-old St. Paul man was cited.
March 14, 2013 - 10:54am
February 28, 2013
Felony assault is charged
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office has charged 19-year-old Isaac Lynn Matos Mulhern of Hastings with one felony count of assault in the second degree, one felony count of domestic assault by strangulation and two misdemeanor charges of domestic assault in connection with a Feb. 13...
February 28, 2013 - 9:17am
Fleeing officer is charged
The Dakota County Sheriff's Department has charged Paul Michael Kowalenko, 23, Newport, with one count of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle following a Dec. 14 incident near Vermillion. According to the criminal complaint, Dakota County deputies were on routine patrol in...
February 28, 2013 - 9:16am
Meeting ends in assault
A 48-year-old River Falls, Wis., man, Gary John Best, faces a felony charge of assault in the third degree after a Feb. 19 incident in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, Hastings Police were called to Regina Medical Center to investigate a possible assault. There, they...
February 28, 2013 - 9:16am
Police report preview - Feb. 16 to Feb. 21
Here is this week's police report preview. The entire report can be found on Page 4A of this week's print edition. A suspicious and sleeping male was found in the entry way of an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Bahls Drive on Feb. 20 Officers arrived and found the man....
February 28, 2013 - 9:12am
14-year-old arrested after joyride in Hastings
Hastings police responded to a hit-and-run incident at Hastings Middle School at 2:57 p.m. A driver reported his truck had been damaged while he was inside the school. A witness provided the suspect vehicle's license plate to police, which showed the vehicle had been stolen from an...
February 28, 2013 - 8:56am
February 20, 2013
Police report preview - Feb. 9 to Feb. 15
Here is this week's police report preview. The entire report can be found on Page 4A of this week's print edition. A shoplifter was caught at a store in the 1700 block of Frontage Road at 10:54 a.m. on Feb. 13. The man had concealed a shirt and left the store. The suspect had...
February 20, 2013 - 2:17pm