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HFS to host Hastings Tastings March 28
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
RAD Zoo visits Pleasant Hill Library
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Artspace on track for July opening
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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
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
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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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
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April 16, 2016
Jazz musicians present 10th annual ‘A Night at the Jazz Club’
April is National Jazz Month, and at Hastings High School, that means it’s time for the annual “A Night at the Jazz Club” concert. The...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 16, 2016 - 8:00am
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