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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings High School graduate writes first novel
Great season comes to an end for show choir
Car tumbles into Todd Field: One person hospitalized
Cannon Falls pursuit leads to drug charges against Hastings man
Man caught with meth in pocket at Dakota County courthouse
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Longtime HHS athletics director Don Miller honored by state association
Looking back on a ‘relentless’ HHS senior
Hastings places 15th at state swim meet
Girls basketball: Hastings scores big comeback win over Century
Hastings diver in eighth place after preliminary round at state meet
'Journey Into the Great Work:' Hastings native is well on his way down the Pan-American Highway
Hastings Ministerial Association joins with the area organization to present seminar April 18
Easter-themed events, including egg hunt, planned for Saturday
Annual ecumenical Good Friday service is planned for April 3 at SEAS
Where are they now?
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF AVISMERI MACGAFFEY
DENMARK TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME GAME DAY PRO SHOP
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME H.O.P.E. WOMEN\'S MINISTRY
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME ART WITH HEART
Helen M. Ruedy, 93
Jeffrey G. Maxson, 62
Floyd E. Schultz, 89
Joyce M. Lankow, 88
William E. "Bill" Roach, 29
Editorial: The proposals are in; now work together
Letter: Park should be named Spiral Bridge Levee
Letter: Veterans need to unite
Editorial: ArtSpace project sounds promising
Letter: What would all these cruise guests do here?
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June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
April 14, 2011
The Mississippi River is dropping once again, after reaching a second crest of 17.76 feet Wednesday morning, April 13. The National Weather Service...
April 14, 2011 - 9:55am
March 31, 2011
East First Street resident is 'overwhelmed' by sandbagging response
The river has been part of Lloyd Fanum's life for as long as he can remember, dating back to when he was in the Merchant Marines and now the Coast Guard Auxiliary. And, he has lived along the Mississippi River in East Hastings for 30 years. Before this year, he has been a part of...
March 31, 2011 - 3:07pm
Second crest of Mississippi River is expected
Early flood predictions were high enough to cause plenty of worry along the riverfront, but it's beginning to look like the flood of 2011 will be much tamer than originally expected. The latest National Weather Service forecast puts the flood crest at 17.5 feet on March 31, almost...
March 31, 2011 - 10:48am
March 28, 2011
Latest river crest forecast is 17.5 feet
The 2011 flood is expected to crest much lower than many had feared. The National Weather Service is now predicting the river will crest at 17.5 feet on March 31. There is still roughly a 50 percent chance that spring rains and snow melt could push water levels above the expected...
March 28, 2011 - 8:37am
March 26, 2011
Hundreds of volunteers turn out to fill sandbags in Hastings
Hundreds of volunteers turned out in Hastings on Saturday morning to fill sandbags, which will be used to protect homes in east Hastings from...
March 26, 2011 - 10:03am
March 25, 2011
National Weather Service forecast still points to major flooding in Minnesota
The National Weather Service (NWS) today issued a updated flood forecast that still shows widespread flooding across Minnesota. Major flooding is expected up and down the Red River valley and forecasters believe water levels in the Moorhead area could exceed 2009 flood levels. In...
March 25, 2011 - 3:02pm
Congressman Kline comes to Hastings, surveys city's east side
United States Representative John Kline was in Hastings Friday to get informed on this year's predicted flood. Kline met with Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, Dakota County Emergency Management Coordinator Dan Carlson and three other county sheriffs at the Dakota County Government...
March 25, 2011 - 10:29am
March 24, 2011
State opens emergency flood center
ST. PAUL -- Opening the Minnesota Emergency Operations Center has become all too common as spring floods approach, but there is a major difference...
March 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
State opens emergency flood center
ST. PAUL -- The state Emergency Operations Center opened today as flooding begins in southern Minnesota, with problems expected to move north in coming weeks. Up to 150 people from state, federal and private agencies will man the St. Paul center until floodwaters recede. While spring...
March 24, 2011 - 10:52am
As water rises, bridge work in the river ceases
Earlier this month, there were reasons for the contractors working on the new Hastings bridge to be optimistic. While predictions called for the possibility of significant flooding, the weather was cooperating and it looked possible that a devastating flood was going to be averted. That...
March 24, 2011 - 10:27am
March 23, 2011
Lock and Dam in Hastings prepares for flood; forecast is 18.9 feet by the end of the month
According to National Weather Service forecasts, the Mississippi River is expected to cross into the major flooding stage about midnight, March 26. As of 6 a.m. March 25, the river was at 13.72 feet. The latest predictions say the river will reach 18.9 feet on March 31. At that height,...
March 23, 2011 - 1:27pm
March 22, 2011
Flood concerns grow in Newport, as floodwaters expected to spill over levee
With the Mississippi River set to rise rapidly this week, Newport officials are warning that floodwaters appear very likely to spill over an 800-foot-long levee that protects a low-lying neighborhood on the city's west side. River levels are expected to reach flood stage Thursday,...
March 22, 2011 - 2:06pm
Flood preparations continue; sandbagging effort to take place in Hastings on Saturday
The City of Hastings and the Bless Hastings volunteer organization are coordinating efforts in preparation of the predicted spring flooding along the Mississippi River in Hastings. With the recently-revised prediction of a river stage at 20 feet, or 5 feet above flood level, expected...
March 22, 2011 - 11:03am
March 26, 2009
'In uncharted territory': Fargo-Moorhead braces for record flood; rural evacuations ongoing
FARGO - A flood fight that was supposed to be 95 percent buttoned up in Fargo-Moorhead Wednesday morning morphed into a 100 percent battle by 1 p.m., as the forecast for the Red River crest was bumped up another foot to 41 feet. Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said the new crest, expected...
March 26, 2009 - 7:15am