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Hastings Star Gazette
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Girl Scouts install Gaga ball pit at Pleasant Park, open house is Sept. 23
Police uncover basement marijuana grow operation
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
Former RJ’s to remain vacant
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Raiders girls’ soccer wins first match of the season
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
Civil War Weekend comes to LeDuc Historic Estate Sept. 10-11
arts and entertainment
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-10,
David D. Marshall
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Sharon Jean Carroll
Mark W. Denn, 59
Mary Kimmes, 90
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
Real Estate Showcase
March 11, 2016
Letter: Hastings has a lot to be proud of in with Riverside Company
To the editor, This weekend, Hastings’ Riverside Company will compete in the Wheaton-Warrenville South Choral Classic competition in Wheaton, Illinois. For many people around town who aren’t closely involved with show choir, this just seems like another competition. I can assure...
March 11, 2016 - 11:17am
February 26, 2016
Stars of the North: Rep. Kline honors Hastings groups for their 'giving spirit'
Minnesota Congressman John Kline honored residents and organizations from around Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional district with congressional...
February 26, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 17, 2016
Show choirs give trio of top scores
On Feb. 6, Hastings High School’s three show choirs gave some impressive performances at the Eau Claire Memorial Winterfest competition in...
February 17, 2016 - 1:26pm
February 2, 2016
Small turnout at public meeting offers ideas, concerns to School Board members
Hastings District 200 School Board members and administrators asked for public input – suggestions and ideas-- about $700,000 in reductions they must make in the 2016-2017 school budget. At a Jan. 27 public meeting at the Hastings Middle School, about 10 people joined Superintendent...
February 2, 2016 - 1:44pm
No school in Hastings for Tuesday, Feb 2
There will be no school in Hastings today (Tuesday). There's no new snow on the ground as of 5:30 a.m., but that is expected to change soon. Between six and eight inches of snow will fall in the area today, according to forecasts. Southern Minnesota is in a blizzard warning as high...
February 2, 2016 - 5:56am
January 29, 2016
SnoWeek royalty crowned at Hastings High School
Coronation was held Friday afternoon at Hastings High School for SnoWeek royalty. Kings and queens were crowned in each class.
January 29, 2016 - 3:38pm
Rotary names Sarah Howd its student of the month
The Hastings Rotary Club’s student of the month for January is Sarah Howd. She was nominated by her teacher Scott Smallidge. Here is what...
January 29, 2016 - 9:36am
Mardi Gras set for Feb. 9
Hastings High School French students and teachers invite the community to join them again for a night of fun and games from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the high school commons area. Mardi Gras is an opportunity to celebrate the French in our culture. Bring your appetite,...
January 29, 2016 - 8:45am
Hastings Reads 2016 schedules author visits, book discussions, family events
Encouragement and discussion are the goals of the Hastings Reads 2016 program. With a theme of “Making Connections,” the committee hopes...
January 29, 2016 - 8:43am
January 24, 2016
HMS play Jan. 28 is a lighthearted version of Robin Hood
This Thursday, the Hastings community is invited to watch the students at Hastings Middle School as they act out “The Very UnMerry Adventures...
Life/arts and entertainment
January 24, 2016 - 8:00am
January 20, 2016
School district plans cuts to balance budget for 2016-17 school year
Fourteen years ago, the Hastings School District had an enrollment of 5,123, which was the district’s high point. The number of students has declined since that time, with this year's enrollment at 4,483. The bad news for the district is that the numbers are projected to continue...
January 20, 2016 - 10:59am
January 17, 2016
Hastings robotics team off to a good start
Hastings’ robotics competition teams had some good success in December. The FIRST Lego League (FLL) team competed in a Rochester tournament...
January 17, 2016 - 7:00am
January 15, 2016
Letter: Numbers, vision, hope and our schools
To the editor, A couple of years ago we started something with the School District called Vision 2025. We’ve had terrific buy-in with over 100 people participating in one or both community meetings and dozens of people working on our three committees: Wellness, Technology and Academics....
January 15, 2016 - 11:24am
January 13, 2016
Hastings winner Nick McGrath places third in district essay competition
Hastings High School senior Nick McGrath placed third Jan. 9 in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Second District Voice of Democracy Second VFW ...
January 13, 2016 - 2:29pm
Top Hastings show choir starts its season with a clean sweep in Iowa
The 2016 Hastings High School show choir season picked up right where it left off in 2015 -- by winning. At the season’s first competition...
January 13, 2016 - 1:11pm