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Hastings Star Gazette
City Administrator Mesko Lee announces resignation
Hastings City Council briefs: Annual Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan; procedure for possible new city administrator
Infographic: Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
Missing person: Northfield man last seen on Friday
crime and courts
Woodbury angler's pike catch in May sets new Minnesota record
Keeping leaves out of the street keeps our rivers and lakes clean
Hastings' Ashtyn Stewart competes at Class AA state swim meet
Afton Alps to open Friday
Hastings girls' hockey starts season 0-2 against tough competition
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Goodhue County: Homestead Property Tax Notice
Probate Notice: Hallet R. White 19HA-PR-18-882
DAKOTA CTY:Board of Commissioners Mtg 12/11
Probate Notice: Kahtleen M Hathaway 19HA-PR-18-858
Probate Notice: Bruce Kelly 19HA-PR-18-849
Business Excellence Awards announced by Dakota County chamber
Duck Donuts brings made-to-order treats to Woodbury
Downtown Hastings boutique to close its doors
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
Place a Business Announcement
Daryl Greenwood Donath
Kimberly Scott Vroman
Marion T. "Dolly" Crane (nee Iverson)
Veronica A. "Verna" Kleinschmidt
Lois Marie Nordstrom
Nash George Allan Perry
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Great Veterans Day programs in Hastings
Letter: Hastings squandered opportunities
Letter: A community journey
Letter: Mayor-elect looks to future
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
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September 6, 2018
Local businesses raise money for elementary schools
Health Solutions Center raised $2,500 for Hastings elementary schools with their annual Kids Day school supplies fundraiser. The fourth annual Kids Day was held Aug. 28 and 29, with around 100 people in attendance. "The weather wasn't on our side, but we had a good turnout," Dr. Scott...
September 6, 2018 - 7:41pm
Celebration of Agriculture in Dakota County
The Dakota County Farm Bureau is holding its 101st anniversary meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Rosemount American Legion. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Keynote speaker, Janet Bremer, is a farmer from Hastings that has many other titles including blogger and Minnesota...
September 6, 2018 - 1:20pm
August 22, 2018
Carpenter Art Festival is Aug. 25 in Hudson
The annual Carpenter Art Festival is ready to kick off another year, with a few changes. Located at the Wisconsin section of the Carpenter Nature...
August 22, 2018 - 11:24am
August 2, 2018
Annual fundraiser for ALS set for Aug. 4 in Hastings
For the second year in a row, Always Lucy Strong is hosting its primary fundraiser in musical fashion. This year's A Little Summer Jam will welcome...
August 2, 2018 - 5:00am
July 14, 2018
Fun in the Sun: Here’s your guide to Rivertown Days 2018
Just one week until the 40th Annual Rivertown Days What's different this year? Enjoy being able to take a relaxing stroll on the riverwalk between...
July 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 6, 2018
Time to get outside! It’s National Parks and Recreation Month
Grab the family and the dog — there is no better way to celebrate the Parks and Recreation Department then by participating in its programs....
July 6, 2018 - 7:49am
June 27, 2018
A day of notes: Hastings celebrates Make Music Day
Hastings residents made beautiful music together last week. June 21 was the community's first encore performance with Make Music Day. The event,...
June 27, 2018 - 12:46pm
February 6, 2018
Northern Invasion daily lineups announced
The daily band lineups have been announced for the fourth annual Northern Invasion, Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13, at Somerset Amphitheater. Northern Invasion 2018 will be bigger and better than ever with over 12 hours of music per day on three stages — headlined by Tool and...
February 6, 2018 - 11:15am
October 17, 2017
Her own two feet: Hastings survivor of deadly '04 crash completes Twin Cities Marathon
In what would turn out to be the last day of her life, Amber Pugh made sure to look out for her younger sister. On March 4, 2004, she and Jacque...
October 17, 2017 - 8:45am
September 29, 2017
Community members clean up weeds from roadway
A group of community members spent early Sunday morning, Sept. 24, pulling weeds from a section of the roadway in Hastings. The group, organized...
September 29, 2017 - 8:45am
September 26, 2017
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
Art was in the air last weekend in Afton, as visitors gathered for the city's annual Art in the Park Fair. In its 39th year, the outdoor art...
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 19, 2017
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Five sites — four historic homes and Red Wing's original medical campus — will be featured on a Historic Home Tour 1-4 p.m. Sept....
September 19, 2017 - 8:45am
September 13, 2017
Pigs on parade: Creative United Way effort promotes financial empowerment in Hastings
A parade of pigs joined United Way of Hastings at its kickoff event before the first home Raider football game Aug. 31. No, not live pigs, but...
September 13, 2017 - 8:49am
September 10, 2017
Hudson's Octagon House Museum set for fall season
The Octagon House Museum and Gift Shop will begin its 2017 fall tour season and will be open only on the weekends in September and October. The...
September 10, 2017 - 6:33pm
August 31, 2017
Spectacular sights: 29th Southern Cruzers Summer Spectacular
John Cheever of Rosemount showed off his 1950 Dodge pickup truck painted in a custom bright turquoise blue he mixed in his garage. Cheever was...
August 31, 2017 - 5:00pm