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Hastings Star Gazette
Arrest made in case involving body found here in April
Hastings great Bob McNamara dies
Bighead and silver carp discovered in Pool 2 of Mississippi River
City Council: Riverfront Renaissance
Rosemount City Council mulls possible annexation
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing blows by Miesville
Hawks go 2-1 over busy week of play
Miesville falls to Red Wing
Amateur Baseball: Angels' bats outmatch Mudhens
Hastings man’s hobby is woodturning: Among his projects are unique boxes that are donated to sick children across the United States
Edina Realty's Rivertown Days medallion found
Screening of film on women's rights is 3 p.m. Saturday at Hastings Pleasant Hill Library
New pastor joins SEAS
Jazz trumpeter Pemberton is in concert this Sunday
arts and entertainment
Raymond J. Feidt, 85
Mary "Betty" Schmitt, 87
Rita Ann Welshons, 86
Karen L. Coughlin, 66
Darrell G. Ista, 86
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Letter: Clear parking signs are needed at county parks
Editorial: Downtown Hastings could use a break
Editorial: Move carefully with medical marijuana
Letter: Concerts at the LeDuc Estate are a better fit
Editorial: Busy week in news calls for some more clarification
December 6, 2012
Man arrested for huffing in bathroom of Hastings store; he had been released from jail two hours earlier
Officers responded on the report of a person huffing fumes in the bathroom of a business in the 1700 block of Frontage Road. The man had apparently passed out. Officers responded to the bathroom and saw a pair of feet under the door of the handicap stall. Officers attempted to...
December 6, 2012 - 8:49am
November 1, 2012
Association treasurer charged with theft
A treasurer of a homeowners' association in Hastings, Karen Esther Sutton, 64, has been charged with three counts of theft - aggregating ($1,000 to $5,000) after she deposited homeowners dues into the association account, but then withdrew some of the cash -- totaling more than $10,000. According...
November 1, 2012 - 8:31am
October 29, 2012
Hastings couple charged in child pornography case
A Hastings couple has been charged with multiple crimes associated with the abuse, endangerment and neglect of a 4-year-old female child. The charges were filed last week after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) contacted Hastings police about an ongoing Internet investigation...
October 29, 2012 - 3:34pm
October 25, 2012
Hastings man, on duty with the St. Paul Police Department, shot while on duty
A Hastings resident was shot while on duty as a St. Paul Police Officer on Tuesday. The officer was reportedly in stable condition. He had surgery Wednesday. He is Daniel King, who has worked for the St. Paul Police Department for more than 10 years. At around 11 p.m., St. Paul...
October 25, 2012 - 9:07am
Lions Park shelter damaged by vandal with a taste for tacos
The park shelter at Lions Park was damaged. The damage occurred over the weekend. The shelter was broken into. Glass was broken. The fire extinguisher was discharged. More than $1,000 in damage was done to the building. Toilet paper was strewn about, and hot sauce from Taco Bell...
October 25, 2012 - 8:41am
October 22, 2012
Hastings police seek public's help in finding man who used counterfeit bills
The Hastings Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding a man who allegedly used counterfeit bills at a convenience store...
October 22, 2012 - 2:41pm
October 19, 2012
Police seek help identifying marriage amendment sign thieves
Police are asking the public for help identifying two women associated with the theft of a "Vote Yes" sign. The women were recorded on a security camera in the 300 block of Whispering Lane in the early hours of Oct. 18. It is the fourth "Vote Yes" sign to be reported stolen. Several...
October 19, 2012 - 4:02pm
October 17, 2012
High-speed highway chase ends near Afton
The driver of a van that was reportedly stolen led St. Croix sheriff's deputies and on a 19-mile chase early Monday before the vehicle was eventually stopped by Minnesota authorities on a rural road, southeast of Woodbury. A man was taken into custody. St. Croix Dispatch Center records...
October 17, 2012 - 3:38pm
Hastings mulch thieves tracked down, cited for theft
Mulch was stolen from a store in the 2100 block of Vermillion Street at 4:31 p.m. A vehicle had pulled into the lot. Occupants filled it full of mulch then drove away. The thieves took about 27 bags of mulch valued at $2.50 each. A witness was able to give officers a license plate...
October 17, 2012 - 3:33pm
Card fraud is charged against Hastings woman
A 37-year-old Hastings woman, Shannon Lee Kadlec, faces a charge of financial transaction card fraud after she allegedly used someone else's checking account number to write a number of fraudulent checks in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, the fraudulent transactions...
October 17, 2012 - 3:32pm
Police report preview - Oct. 6 to Oct. 12
A cell phone was reportedly stolen from an office safe at the Hastings Middle School. A student's phone was taken away during class. The phone was put in an unlocked safe and it disappeared. The phone was tracked by GPS to an address on Malcolm Avenue. The homeowner had a son...
October 17, 2012 - 3:28pm
October 15, 2012
Two charged with property damage
Two men, Daniel Steven Greenwood, 22, Cottage Grove, and Jeffrey Scott Siewert, 21, Hastings, have been charged with criminal damage to property in the first degree and tampering with a motor vehicle (entering without permission). The charges were filed following a Sept. 30 mailbox...
October 15, 2012 - 8:43am
Credit card fraud is charged
A 63-year-old South St. Paul woman, Mary Kay Bitney, faces a charge of financial transaction card fraud after she allegedly used personal information of a Hastings woman to falsely gain a credit card. Bitney apparently then used the card at different places, as well as obtaining...
October 15, 2012 - 8:42am
October 10, 2012
Argument over who should get the new tires in a breakup prompts call to police in Hastings
Officers were called to the 1100 block of Sibley Street on the report of a disturbance. Officers learned two people were breaking up and they were having a disagreement over who should get the new car tires that were recently purchased. One person said they had bought the tires,...
October 10, 2012 - 2:06pm
October 5, 2012
After leaving 100 feet of rubber on roadway, driver asks officer: 'Haven't you always wanted to do the same thing?'
A Hastings officer was filling his vehicle with gas near Pine Street and County Road 46 when he heard a loud screeching noise. The officer looked up and saw a driver squealing his tires right in front of the gas pumps. The driver left about 100 feet of rubber on the road. The driver...
October 5, 2012 - 9:43am