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Hastings Star Gazette
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Santa Claus has arrived at a Park Ridge apartment
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
A Victorian Christmas comes to downtown Hastings
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders drop first two games of the season
Hastings boys' hockey has rough start to season, drop three straight
Hastings girls' hockey drops two games to Hudson and Farmington
HHS wrestling takes third at own Raider Duals
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
April 15, 2016
HMS tackles wartime drama in upcoming play
Hastings Middle School is just about ready to present its next play, but the audience can expect something substantially different than they’re...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 15, 2016 - 11:51am
March 23, 2016
Longtime HHS counselor dies from cancer: Kirk Johnson’s memorial service is set for Thursday morning
Saturday turned out to be one very sad day at Hastings High School. News spread that day that longtime HHS counselor Kirk Johnson had died from cancer. He was 51. Facebook quickly filled with moving tributes from students whose lives had been positively impacted by Johnson. Teachers...
March 23, 2016 - 9:20am
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