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Hastings Star Gazette
Biermaier Financial to expand in River Falls, Wis.
Two Hastings students earned ‘Commended Student’ designation
Three injured in limo crash just north of Hastings
Best-selling author and genocide survivor to speak at retreat in Hastings
Hastings test scores improve
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Edmundson competes at regional championships
Hastings football team falls to St. Thomas; team will open playoffs at Henry Sibley
Raider swimming and diving team wins conference title
Raiders raise $10,500 to fight breast cancer
Vikings-Packers Predictions - RiverTown Sports Roundup
Our’s Saviour’s Lutheran celebrates its organ anniversary and two musicians
Hastings woman will be featured on Cooking Channel Oct. 29
Auditions set for upcoming Black Dirt Theater production
Regina Auxiliary bazaar is Sunday, Oct. 26
Hastings family has volunteered for years to bring homemade baked goods to domestic abuse support group
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST DENMARK TOWNSHIP, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Marcia Ann Daniel, 70
Roger D. Grundman, 93
John N. Lorentz, 84
Frances M. Happs, 82
Henry T. Tessier, 90
Letter: Students are drowning in debt
Letter: Carpenter Nature Center is where it all comes together
Editorial: Hudson plans hold promise
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February 28, 2013
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
Man returns to Hastings home at 1:30 a.m., finds it damaged, begins drinking then calls police four hours later
The interior of a trailer on Radford Road was destroyed. Holes were punched in the drywall and the kitchen was destroyed. An estimated $1,000 in damage was done to the trailer. The caller reported he found the damage when he returned home at 1:30 a.m. He called police at 5:50 a.m....
February 20, 2013 - 2:14pm
Dispute over missing puzzle pieces prompts damage to camera at business
A man reportedly damaged property at a business in the 1100 block of Bahls Drive. A man had damaged a bracket for a security camera. The damage appeared to stem from an argument two men had about puzzles. One man was accusing another of stealing his puzzle pieces, preventing him...
February 20, 2013 - 2:13pm
February 14, 2013
Two charged with drug crimes, one taken to hospital
A Hastings man, Brody Dominic Hamilton, 21, and a Minneapolis woman, Roseanne April Kohnen, 25, face serious drug charges after their vehicle was stopped Dec. 14 in Hastings. Kohnen was charged with two counts of a controlled substance crime in the first degree, and Hamilton was...
February 14, 2013 - 9:07am
Inmate charged with attempting to sneak meth into jail
A female being booked the Dakota County Jail apparently tried to bring some methamphetamine with her. 43-year-old Kimberlee Jo Halvorson of Eden Prairie is facing charges of a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession) and introducing contraband - drug/liquor into...
February 14, 2013 - 9:06am
Police report preview - Feb. 1 to Feb. 8
Officers responded to the Veterans Home on the report of two intoxicated males who were fighting. The call came in at 9:21 p.m. Officers located the two men. One of the men was transported to detox, but only after he became combative and fought with officers. He was arrested...
February 14, 2013 - 9:02am
Police report preview - Jan. 26 to Jan. 31
Here is this week's police report preview. The entire report can be seen on Page 4A of this week's print edition. A report of a male on a snowmobile led to a DUI arrest. Officers were called to the area of Starling Drive and Martin Lane on the report of an intoxicated snowmobile...
February 14, 2013 - 8:56am
January 17, 2013
Tabs are homemade; charge filed
A check of a vehicle registration by a Dakota County deputy in Hampton on Sept. 20 has resulted in a charge of aggravated forgery being filed against the driver, Wayne James Matier, 38, of Inver Grove Heights. According to the criminal complaint, the deputy ran the license plate...
January 17, 2013 - 8:47am
Booked man is charged with possession
A 29-year-old Crystal man, Roosevelt Dewayne Rogers, faces a charge of a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession) after a Dakota County deputy at the Dakota County Jail in Hastings found suspected cocaine in a small bag in Rogers' clothing. According to the criminal...
January 17, 2013 - 8:46am
Police report preview - Jan. 5 to Jan. 11
A delivery driver asked Hastings officers to assist him with an uncooperative customer who he said didn't pay for her meal. Upon receiving her food, a resident in the 800 block of Lyn Way said she had given her credit card number on the phone and had already paid. She then refused...
January 17, 2013 - 8:44am
January 3, 2013
Police report preview - Dec. 21 to Dec. 28
Two vehicles were seen racing on 12th Street West at 11 p.m. The 16-year-old drivers of the two vehicles admitted to racing. They were cited for careless driving. The strong smell of marijuana coming from a hotel room on 33rd Street prompted officers to visit the room. Officers...
January 3, 2013 - 8:25am
December 14, 2012
Man caught stealing tires in Hastings; says 'Pookie' gave him permission to take them
A black truck was seen running into another vehicle and a road sign in the 1400 block of Vermillion Street in Hastings on Sunday, Dec. 2. Officers were called and were given the plate number of the vehicle, and where it went. It turns out the driver of the truck was seen at a...
December 14, 2012 - 8:55am
December 6, 2012
Police report preview - Nov. 22 to Nov. 30
Officers stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was found to have a revoked driver's license and was cited. Cited for driving after revocation was 22-year-old Panhia Lo of St. Paul. The vehicle was impounded. The traffic stop was made on Ravenna Trail. It was the second...
December 6, 2012 - 8:52am