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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
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Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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Weather forces bridge inspection to be cancelled for today, April 26
Drivers on Highway 61 in Hastings get a reprieve from the bridge inspection today, April 26, because of the rainy weather. The weather has prompted crews to cancel the inspection for today. Traffic is moving in each direction. The inspection is scheduled to resume on Wednesday, April...
April 26, 2011 - 10:41am
April 19, 2011
Bridge to be reduced to one lane this week for annual inspection
Motorists will encounter delays on Highway 61 this week when the Hastings Bridge spanning the Mississippi River is reduced to a single lane daily between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Flaggers will direct traffic on the two-lane bridge. Work will begin Monday, April 25, and be completed by...
April 19, 2011 - 10:28am
April 15, 2011
Overnight lane closure scheduled for Highway 61 Bridge
Motorists traveling Highway 61 through Hastings may experience overnight delays beginning April 19 when the roadway is reduced to a single lane between Spiral Bridge Road near Hub's Landing and Third Street in Downtown Hastings. The lane closure will take place overnight between...
April 15, 2011 - 3:06pm
March 24, 2011
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 21, 2011
MnDOT open house on new Hastings bridge is March 31
The Minnesota Department of Transportation invites the public to attend its Spring Open House Thursday, March 31, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hastings City Hall. At the Open House, you can get your questions answered directly from the engineers, designers, architects and project...
March 21, 2011 - 9:11am
March 11, 2011
Mural designs approved for new Hastings bridge
The two murals that will appear under the new Hastings bridge have been designed. St. Paul-based artist Craig David was commissioned by the...
March 11, 2011 - 9:20am
March 2, 2011
Significant flood could cause delay in Hastings bridge project
It's too early to tell, but it is possible the flood expected in Hastings this spring could delay the construction of the new Hastings bridge. Preparations are under way by the project's contractor, Lunda/Ames, and by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, to prevent the timeline...
March 2, 2011 - 11:00am
February 11, 2011
Power pole replaced this week
Working out of buckets lifted high in the air, utility workers braved the cold this week to install a new mono-pole that is replacing the old...
February 11, 2011 - 9:30am
February 10, 2011
Three agencies discussing bridge trail connections in Hastings
When plans for the new Highway 61 bridge were originally presented, they included a pedestrian and cycling trail to give non-motorized traffic a safe and attractive route across the river. However, the trail simply ended at the north side of the bridge. Since those original plans...
February 10, 2011 - 7:00am
January 13, 2011
Equipment failure causes problem during construction of new Hastings bridge
A broken cable caused a problem Wednesday afternoon for crews building the new Hastings bridge. Construction is well under way on the project,...
January 13, 2011 - 1:54pm
December 28, 2010
The new Hastings bridge is on schedule to be finished by May 31, 2013
Imagine a line of those blue concrete trucks stretching from the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings up Highway 61 for 3.25 miles. There would be 500 of them, stretching all the way from Hub's Marina up to River Oaks Golf Course. Those 500 trucks, holding 5,000 cubic yards of concrete,...
December 28, 2010 - 12:16pm
December 21, 2010
Old pier will remain as historic overlook
When the Spiral Bridge was torn down, the city of Hastings kept its footings and created a riverfront overlook as a way to hold onto the history....
December 21, 2010 - 12:58pm
December 14, 2010
Hudson property now in city's hands
As of Dec. 2, the Hastings Economic Development and Redevelopment Authority (HEDRA) is the new owner of the last bit of commercial riverfront property in downtown Hastings. Not long after, the Minnesota Department of Transportation tore one of the buildings on that property down -...
December 14, 2010 - 8:15am
December 9, 2010
Bridge color chosen
The Visual Quality Team for the Hastings Bridge has selected a color for the new bridge's main arches. The VQT chose a terra cotta color after...
December 9, 2010 - 1:07pm
December 6, 2010
Portion of trail along Mississippi River here closes for bridge construction
Anyone who makes a hobby of using the trail under the Hastings bridge for a little exercise is going to have a bit of a detour in their future. On Monday, a portion of the trail along the Mississippi River closed due to construction on the new Highway 61 bridge. The affected portion...
December 6, 2010 - 4:09pm