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Court proceedings to resume after power outage at Dakota County judicial center
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
Harvey's destruction felt by Hastings' Leon
Raiders marching band wins first prize twice in one day
PHOTOS: Hastings Middle School celebrates new year with first PBIS assembly
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Hastings cross-country hosts Dewey Minnaert Invitational
Hastings football unable to contain Park’s offense, falls 43-14
Hastings girls' tennis winners of three in a row
Hastings boys' soccer improves to .500
Hastings girls' soccer goes 1-2 but dominates North St. Paul
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
PHOTOS: Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
Hastings grad helps tackle Alzheimer's
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Pigs on parade: Creative United Way effort promotes financial empowerment in Hastings
arts and entertainment
Denmark Twp PHN 100217 Storm Sewers
Hastings PHN 091817 Comcast Franchise
Probate for Estate of Viola Schaack
Intermediate Sch Dist 917 Bd Minutes 090517
Probate for Estate of Richard Regis
Kathryn T. Murray, 54
Robert "Bob" Kavitz, 74
Donald W. "Butch" Radke, 76
Frank Edgren Slocum, 61
Lawrence J. Langer, 82
Superintendent viewpoint: Community vote on Nov. 7
Letters: We should be honored by Schutt's service; Money, regulations don't solve problems
Letters: Be cynical about GOP claims of public school support; Money, regulations don't solve problems
Letters: Ready to serve on school board; Lewis, Kind, please join climate caucus together
Letters: Is city fairly applying ordinances?; Act now on climate change
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July 2, 2013
Hastings police investigating apparent stabbing
Hastings police are investigating an apparent stabbing along a trail in the city. A 52-year-old man reported he was walking on a trail along the Vermillion River near 31st Street just after midnight on Thursday, June 27, when two men approached him from behind. The men told the man...
July 2, 2013 - 11:23am
June 28, 2013
Police report preview - June 15 to June 21
Here is a preview of this week's police report. The entire report can be found on Page 4A of this week's print edition.
June 28, 2013 - 10:08am
June 24, 2013
Police report preview - June 8 to June 14
Here is a preview of this week's police report. The entire report can be seen on Page 4A of this week's print edition.
June 24, 2013 - 9:46am
June 19, 2013
Driver charged in 2012 crash that killed Cannon Falls man
Six months after a one-vehicle crash killed a Cannon Falls man near New Trier, the Minnesota State Patrol has charged a Hampton man in connection with the crash. Keri James Gesme, 27, has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide (driving with a blood-alcohol concentration of...
June 19, 2013 - 10:54am
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...
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...
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...
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