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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Raiders marching band to host first-ever post-season show Oct. 2
September is Drive the Great River Road Month
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
HHS girls’ soccer goes 1-1-1 in busy week
Raiders girls’ swimming takes second at home meet
Raiders football shutout by South St. Paul Packers
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
arts and entertainment
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Letter: Political party roles have reversed
Letter: Council candidates express thanks
Letter: In support of Lisa Leifeld
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: Angie Craig’s latest TV commercial
Real Estate Showcase
September 27, 2012
Hundreds turn out to bid farewell to Cottage View Drive-in (W/VIDEO)
In many ways, the Cottage View Drive-In farewell celebration felt like the theater's early days some four decades ago. Hundreds of people turned...
September 27, 2012 - 9:50pm
August 30, 2012
National Public Lands Day
Come celebrate National Public Lands Day with the Friends of the Mississippi River. Help pick up litter along the Vermillion River during the lower water levels of autumn, helping to beautify this trophy trout stream. The clean-up event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept....
August 30, 2012 - 10:14am
August 9, 2012
Rivertown Lions hold White Cane Days
The Rivertown Lions Club will be taking donations for White Cane Days at Coborn's Superstore Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11. All money donated during a White Cane Day event goes to sight projects, such as research and helping people who are suffering from various eye ailments. Used...
August 9, 2012 - 2:07pm
August 2, 2012
Vermillion Falls walking tour
A special Vermillion Falls Walking Tour at the LeDuc Historic Estate, 1629 Vermillion Street, Hastings, has been added to the schedule on Saturday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. Participants will enjoy a historic walking tour of Hastings' most beautiful park, just blocks from the Estate. They...
August 2, 2012 - 1:13pm
September 29, 2011
Go leaping for lupus on Oct. 15
In two years, attendance at the Leaf for Lupus event more than tripled, from 200 people its first year to nearly 700 last year. The event is back again this year and is scheduled for Oct. 15. Leaf for Lupus raises money for the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota, which helps support research...
September 29, 2011 - 8:53am
September 22, 2011
Carpenter's raptor release scheduled for Saturday
Carpenter Nature Center is pleased to be the host for the fall raptor release on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., which is presented by the 3M Foundation in partnership with The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota and Carpenter Nature Center. Visitors will enjoy...
September 22, 2011 - 9:36am
High water recedes, Lake Isabel pier finally open
For the past few years, anglers have been able to cast their lines into the calm water of Lake Isabel from the comfort of a fishing pier. This summer, however, the pier was missing for much of the season and was only installed about three weeks ago. Staff in the city's Parks and...
September 22, 2011 - 9:07am
September 14, 2011
Corn maze pays tribute to Hastings' bridge history
Cross the bridges of Hastings at the Afton Apple Corn Maze. The 15-acre maze opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. In honor of the new bridge...
September 14, 2011 - 11:38am
September 13, 2011
4-H will host meet and greet
4-H has long had a reputation as a farm-based activity, but it's definitely not just for country kids. The program has something for just about everyone. With programs that provide experience in fields ranging from science and technology to performing arts to culinary adventures...
September 13, 2011 - 11:05am
Car show planned for Sept. 17
The Cruise-In car show will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. The theme for the evening is Chevy Night. The car shows are held every other Saturday through Oct. 1. The Downtown Business Association plays host to the shows. They are open to cars from 1976 or earlier. The...
September 13, 2011 - 8:42am
September 12, 2011
Star Wars themed charity event set
The second annual Hastings Charity Con has been scheduled for Sept. 23. Hastings Charity Con is a Star Wars themed family convention. This year's event will be held at the Hastings National Guard Armory. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and close at midnight. Admission is either a free-will...
September 12, 2011 - 8:53am
September 9, 2011
First Alzheimer's Walk on Sept. 24 will promote awareness of the disease
The first Regina Alzheimer's Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the west end of the Regina Medical Center Nininger Clinic parking lot. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. "This is a great way to stay in shape and work toward finding a cure for Alzheimer's," said Gwen Pangerl...
September 9, 2011 - 2:42pm
September 8, 2011
Downtown Oktoberfest is Sept. 24
The Hastings Downtown Business Association will celebrate the season when it holds Oktoberfest Saturday, Sept. 24. A variety of activities are scheduled. Food and beverages will be available. A bean bag tournament will be held at 2 p.m., with check-in time at 1:30 p.m. at The Busted...
September 8, 2011 - 12:57pm
September 1, 2011
Go camping at Afton State Park
I guess you could consider me a camping snob. While car camping is better than getting a sharp stick poked into my eye, I'm not a big fan....
September 1, 2011 - 3:02pm
August 30, 2011
Cruise-In car show is Saturday
Another Hastings Cruise-In car show will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. The theme for the evening is rat rod. The car shows are held every other Saturday through Oct. 1. The Downtown Business Association hosts the annual car show. It is open to cars from 1976 or...
August 30, 2011 - 2:22pm