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SEAS archery team qualifies and competes at nationals
Hastings Trap and Skeet team moves on to postseason shooting
Boys' Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Boys’ Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Track and Field: Raider boys' 4x800 relay competes at state meet
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
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'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A LIVESTOCK FEEDLOT PERMIT for Elmegca Farm
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing at 8 pm on 7/23/18.
PROBATE OF WILL for Patiricia Hageman Estate
PROBATE NOTICE: Katherine C. Martin File 19HA-PR-18-414
CITY OF HASTINGS:6/18/18 Amending City Code Ch. 34: Fees and Ch. 91: Animals
Wise Family Funeral celebrates groundbreaking for expansion
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
Woodbury Plastic Surgery Joins Fairview Physician Associates Network; Remains an Independent Clinic
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crime and courts
February 9, 2012
Man who robbed banks in Hastings and Hampton indicted in federal court
The man who robbed the First National Bank in Hastings on Dec. 27 was indicted Thursday in federal court. The man, 49-year-old Mark Wetsch of Minneapolis, was charged with 13 counts of armed bank robbery, including the case in Hastings. Also among the robberies was one in Hampton...
February 9, 2012 - 3:03pm
Police report preview - Jan. 30 to Feb. 5
A flute was stolen from the Hastings Middle School band room. The theft was reported Jan. 30. It is believed the flute was last seen in a cubby hole at the end of November. The estimated value of the flute is $800. A 14-year-old Hastings boy took his mother's car out for a...
February 9, 2012 - 8:20am
Electronic items taken, charge results
A 19-old Hastings man, Dylan James Heinecke-Ross, faces charges of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree and theft after an incident Feb. 1 in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, Hastings Police were called to a retail store on North Frontage Road on the report...
February 9, 2012 - 8:19am
February 8, 2012
Thefts from vehicles pick up again
Imagine it is 7:25 a.m. on a Tuesday morning and you need a cup of coffee. You stop at the Holiday Station at 15th and Vermillion Streets and park on the north side of the building. You jump out, run inside, grab your coffee, pay and then return to your car, only to find that while...
February 8, 2012 - 2:34pm
February 7, 2012
Dakota County jail deputy charged with criminal sexual conduct has court hearing set
A 35-year Dakota County deputy, charged in Scott County with criminal sexual conduct in the first degree and with criminal sexual conduct in the second degree, remains lodged in the Scott County Jail in Shakopee. Raul Rubio Mascorro is employed as a jail deputy at the Dakota County...
February 7, 2012 - 2:48pm
February 4, 2012
Police need help identifying persons of interest in thefts from vehicles
The Hastings Police Department is looking for help in identifying for the individuals and the vehicle in these photographs. These people are...
February 4, 2012 - 8:00am
February 3, 2012
Hastings Police seek public's help in finding pudding pack vandals
The Hastings Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a pair of pudding pack vandals. On Oct. 28, officers responded to three...
February 3, 2012 - 10:39am
February 1, 2012
Police report preview - Jan. 23-28
A multi-color gazing ball was thrown at a vehicle parked along Shannon Drive on Jan. 27. The gazing ball caused scratches on the paint of the vehicle. A Hastings man had his truck attacked with a metal object after he upset some other residents. Apparently the man was driving...
February 1, 2012 - 4:09pm
January 31, 2012
Man damages jail kiosk after he said the buttons on the screen weren't lined up right
A 23-year-old Shakopee man, Jason Brian Siegfried, faces a charge of first-degree criminal damage to property after he allegedly damaged a kiosk in the Dakota County Law Enforcement Center in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, Siegfried told a Dakota County deputy he damaged...
January 31, 2012 - 4:07pm
January 30, 2012
Police report preview - Jan. 16 to Jan. 22
Hastings police received a call from a complainant that a child living in Hastings wasn't being allowed to eat on weekends. Officers looked into the matter and determined that child was, in fact, allowed to eat on weekends. Thieves apparently stole a vehicle from a tow operator...
January 30, 2012 - 9:08am
January 25, 2012
Two charged in robbery of employee's keys
Two Twin Cities residents have been charged with simple robbery (aid and abet) after they allegedly stole a set of employee's keys during the early morning hours of Jan. 17. That robbery also led to other charges being filed against the pair. According to the identical criminal complaints,...
January 25, 2012 - 3:55pm
January 19, 2012
Police report preview - Jan. 10 to Jan. 16
Police were called after someone reported they may have been targeted by a carjacking while parked in a lot at the Dollar Tree store. A woman inside a vehicle was startled to see a man trying to open the passenger's door of her vehicle. Police reviewed security footage of the...
January 19, 2012 - 9:31am
January 17, 2012
Hastings woman reports someone stole her chips, ate her cookies and drank her Pepsi
A civil disturbance was reported in the lobby of a Hastings business in the 100 block of Third Street. A woman reported that someone had eaten her chips and her cookies and had consumed her Pepsi, too. Officers are looking into the situation. The call came in at 6:08 p.m. Jan....
January 17, 2012 - 3:49pm
January 11, 2012
Police report preview - Jan. 3 to Jan. 9
A cell phone, some money and were stolen from a vehicle parked at the Hastings Middle School at about 7:15 p.m. Jan. 6. The person who stole the phone ending up sending several obscene text messages to contacts within the man's phone. Four bags of aluminum cans were stolen...
January 11, 2012 - 1:16pm
January 10, 2012
Customer grumbles about self-checkout, slaps employee on the back
At 3:43 p.m. Jan. 4, an employee at a business in the 1700 block of Market Boulevard reported he was slapped on the back by a customer. The customer was having problems at a self-checkout and became irritated. Because the machine wasn't working the way the man wanted, the clerk...
January 10, 2012 - 1:09pm