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8 little known facts about U.S. presidents that may leave you scratching your head
Klobuchar features Emily's Bakery & Deli at Minnesota Morning
Open house reveals remodeling concepts at Pleasant Hill Library
Dakota Electric members donate more than $27,000 to neighbors in need
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
HHS boys' hockey loses to Eagan, beats Henry Sibley
Raider girls' basketball beats Simley to stay one game behind Mahtomedi
HHS nordic ski teams end season at section tournament
HHS falls to Eagan 8-0 in first round of section playoffs
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
HHS crowns 8 Sno-Week royals
HHS winter play to be presented Feb. 10-12
Pop-up photography exhibit displays photos from around the world
arts and entertainment
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ANNUAL MEETING vermillion
Michael Justen, 78
Brady L. Kragenbring, 24
Courtney T. Pahl, 25
Carol Ann Pettit, 84
Charles D. Wright, 91
Editorial: Vermillion Street plan needs to be strong, proactive
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Letters to the editor for Feb. 9
Editorial: City dogs should be licensed
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12
Real Estate Showcase
May 23, 2013
YMCA will celebrate national senior fitness day May 29
There are already a large number of older active adult Americans participating in the classes and activities at the Hastings Area YMCA. More are being invited to learn more about the YMCA, and the opportunity to do just that is next Wednesday, May 29. As part of National Senior Health...
May 23, 2013 - 10:45am
March 21, 2013
Knights of Columbus to hold breakfast
The Knights of Columbus will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 24, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. Proceeds will benefit Seton School, Seton's Faith Formation program and Hastings Total LifeCare Center.
March 21, 2013 - 11:55am
February 28, 2013
St. Joseph's dinner planned
The Church of St. Joseph in Miesville will be hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17. Menu includes mouth-watering corned beef, potatoes, cabbage, homemade Irish soda bread, and dessert bars. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for...
February 28, 2013 - 1:35pm
January 7, 2013
Hastings police seek public's help in finding missing woman
The Hastings Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a missing 24-year-old Hastings woman, Nikole Renee Sherry. According...
January 7, 2013 - 11:00am
November 29, 2012
Alaska dog sled presentation set
Learn about the Alaska dog sled on Friday, Dec. 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jim Ryder, a Wisconsin native, journeyed solo by dog team, 800 miles from Nenana to Nome, Alaska early in 2011, replicating the original Serum Run which follows part of the Iditarod Trail. This is the route...
November 29, 2012 - 10:09am
Hastings student dies by suicide - Published Oct. 29, 2012
A Hastings student died by suicide this weekend. Additional counselors are at Hastings High School this week to assist students and faculty members. Symptoms Symptoms of serious depression are listed on the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education website. In adolescents, they include: Depressive...
October 29, 2012 - 9:25am
October 24, 2012
Hastings football season ends with 22-6 loss to Tartan
The season ended Tuesday night for the Hastings football team. Hastings lost in the first round of the section playoffs to Tartan, 22-6. Tartan will move on to face East Ridge in the second round. Hastings finishes the season with a 3-6 overall record.
October 24, 2012 - 5:59am
October 23, 2012
Hastings teen dies by suicide on Oct. 22, 2012
A Hastings teen died by suicide on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. The teen was found outside his residence. Dakota County deputies were called to the scene. Additional grief counselors are at Hastings High School today to assist students as needed. Resources Several resources are available...
October 23, 2012 - 10:04am
October 22, 2012
Hastings police seek public's help in finding man who used counterfeit bills
The Hastings Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding a man who allegedly used counterfeit bills at a convenience store...
October 22, 2012 - 2:41pm
October 19, 2012
18-year-old Naomi Latt has a yearlong battle ahead of her
Just four weeks ago, doctors told 18-year-old Naomi Latt of Hastings that she had cancer. What had started as pain in her hip ended with the...
October 19, 2012 - 7:00am
October 18, 2012
Elvis memorabilia to be sold to help woman through ovarian cancer
About 10 years ago, Penny Hamilton was featured in the Hastings Star Gazette for her very large collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia. Several years ago, she died due to heart-related problems and her husband donated many of the items. That said, there is still quite a collection...
October 18, 2012 - 2:03pm
October 17, 2012
Projections show budget shortfall for school district in Farmington
The Farmington School District is getting a head start on developing a 2013-14 budget that finance director predicts could fall short by more than $1 million.
October 17, 2012 - 3:39pm
High-speed highway chase ends near Afton
The driver of a van that was reportedly stolen led St. Croix sheriff's deputies and on a 19-mile chase early Monday before the vehicle was eventually stopped by Minnesota authorities on a rural road, southeast of Woodbury. A man was taken into custody. St. Croix Dispatch Center records...
October 17, 2012 - 3:38pm
Hastings mulch thieves tracked down, cited for theft
Mulch was stolen from a store in the 2100 block of Vermillion Street at 4:31 p.m. A vehicle had pulled into the lot. Occupants filled it full of mulch then drove away. The thieves took about 27 bags of mulch valued at $2.50 each. A witness was able to give officers a license plate...
October 17, 2012 - 3:33pm
Card fraud is charged against Hastings woman
A 37-year-old Hastings woman, Shannon Lee Kadlec, faces a charge of financial transaction card fraud after she allegedly used someone else's checking account number to write a number of fraudulent checks in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, the fraudulent transactions...
October 17, 2012 - 3:32pm