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Hastings Star Gazette
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
Real Estate Showcase
December 30, 2016
District 200 staff trains in new method for response to a violent threat
Safety was a top priority in District 200 on Dec. 22. Students had a nonschool day so that staff could be trained in the ALICE model for responding...
December 30, 2016 - 10:44am
November 22, 2016
SEAS service project helps new moms with basic baby needs
Earlier this month, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton sixth-graders spent a few hours giving back to their community by volunteering at Second Stork in...
November 22, 2016 - 9:16am
November 18, 2016
Another school district faces racially charged incident
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — South St. Paul is the latest school district to deal with hurtful comments made by students in the wake of the Nov. 8 presidential election. A video of a student making racist comments and telling racist jokes to classmates was posted to Facebook and...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn. — A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 12:52pm
UPDATE: Five Farmington schools placed in "modified lockdown" in response to police incident
Five Farmington schools were placed on modified lockdown for about 20 minutes while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m....
September 19, 2016 - 10:50am
September 10, 2016
SEAS starts new school year with renovated science lab
When students walk into Stephanie Hagan’s classroom at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton this year, they will feel like they are entering a science lab....
September 10, 2016 - 2:45am
August 24, 2016
Kid's Day to raise funds for school supplies
On Aug. 25, area businesses will hold a fundraiser at the Health Solutions Center to help raise money for school supplies to be donated to area schools. Kids Day will consist of a day of games, prizes, a bouncy house, dunk tank and more. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event...
August 24, 2016 - 3:17pm
August 8, 2016
St. John's to implement new programs, technology this fall
The 2016-2017 school year marks Mike Strommen’s first full year as principal of St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Vermillion. With a new principal, comes new ideas. This year, St. John’s will be leveraging new programs, technology and resources to help their students succeed....
August 8, 2016 - 10:27am
August 5, 2016
Raptor System to go live at all Hastings Public Schools this fall
Instant sex offender background check will be done on all school visitors starting this fall; initial fee was $10,868 The Raptor System, a visitor management system designed to screen visitors for sex offenders, will go live at all the Hastings Public School buildings. The middle...
August 5, 2016 - 10:36am
June 7, 2016
Hastings Middle School team competes in regional event
The Hastings Middle School sixth-grade Math Masters teams competed in a regional Math Masters event March 9 in Prior Lake. There were 105 students...
June 7, 2016 - 2:14pm
HMS students create artwork for Questar’s building
The walls by the main offices for Questar Assessment Inc. in Apple Valley are being enhanced by beautiful pieces of artwork. The individuals...
June 7, 2016 - 1:25pm
June 3, 2016
HMS students raise $9,000 for Hastings Family Service through annual tug-of-war
Hastings Middle School held its annual tug-o-war Friday, May 27. Classes fielded their best tugging teams and went head-to-head for all the glory....
June 3, 2016 - 9:38am
May 20, 2016
Editorial: Mock crash is a reminder for students and adults
Every four years, Hastings High School puts on a reenactment for students that is anything but entertaining. The mock car crash is a jolting reminder of how much damage can be done when drivers choose to drive while impaired or distracted. The mock crash is meant to be a reminder...
May 20, 2016 - 11:25am
April 21, 2016
SEAS play is Friday, Saturday at Seton School
It will be a familiar play, but with several twists when the SEAS Theater, Actors, Group of Entertainers (STAGE) presents “Snow White and the...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 21, 2016 - 2:48pm
April 19, 2016
Empty Bowls fundraiser is April 21 at HHS
Hastings High School ceramics students have planned their Empty Bowls fundraiser event for 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the HHS commons area. Empty Bowls events happen all over the world and the premise is simple; guests choose a handmade bowl to use that evening...
April 19, 2016 - 3:06pm