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Jazz concert in HHS auditorium March 23
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
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City of Hastings
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
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
HHS boys' basketball falls to Rosemount in first round of section playoffs
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
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April 3, 2013
Dieticians say small steps can lead to big results
While the inclination may be to literally "hit the ground running," when it comes to making healthy choices, experts seem to agree that small...
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
March 28, 2013
Caring for the abused in Cambodia: Led by faith, Krista Allgor volunteers to help victims of sex trafficking, slavery
It's not always easy for Krista Allgor to talk about what she's seen in Cambodia. Families that can't afford food. Children working in factories to help pay their parents' debts. Teachers asking for bribes just so they can support themselves.
March 28, 2013 - 8:23am
March 27, 2013
What's being hungry got to do with eating?
In January a small group in western Wisconsin celebrated the one-year anniversary of a local gathering where everyone may not know your name,...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00am
March 26, 2013
OH, BABY! You're in good hands
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information...
March 26, 2013 - 8:24am
March 22, 2013
Lighting the lamp: 6-year-old John Gegen of Hastings continues to put cancer on ice
It's no secret that John "Mikko" Gegen loves hockey. So do his brothers and his parents. So, what happened two weeks ago certainly must have...
March 22, 2013 - 7:00am
March 15, 2013
New program focuses on Hastings' health
A new program at Regina Medical Center is working to help improve Hastings residents' general health. A Healthier Hastings 4 All (AH-HA) will offer health assessments, screenings and follow-ups; community health challenges, activities and events; promotion and support of community...
March 15, 2013 - 8:45am
March 8, 2013
Chef works with schools to promote healthy living
He spent a lot of time with Hastings Middle School staff and students last Friday, asking for their opinions and suggestions. And that was just...
March 8, 2013 - 8:59am
January 30, 2013
Losing pounds & gaining happiness
O'Neal Hampton remembers the nights he used to spend lounging on the couch at his Richfield, Minn., home with a bag of potato chips by his side...
January 30, 2013 - 6:31am
January 18, 2013
A positive night for Maddy's friends and family: Hundreds of Hastings residents whisked to Maplewood to hear her favorite song played
One thing after another fell into place in December for the Sake family of Hastings. The end result was one of the best nights of their life. You'll...
January 18, 2013 - 8:28am
January 17, 2013
Allina Medical Clinic -Hastings launches colorectal cancer screening awareness initiative
Colorectal cancer has a new enemy, the CRCS-WISDM Project, a community-based health improvement initiative in Hastings. The project is meant to combat colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., by encouraging more people to get screened for colorectal...
January 17, 2013 - 8:50am
January 11, 2013
HHS students get training in hands-only CPR
For seven class periods at the Hastings High School wrestling room on Friday, Jan. 4, trained volunteers taught freshmen the basics of CPR. The school was among the first in the state to train freshmen in hands-only CPR.
January 11, 2013 - 10:14am
December 10, 2012
Hastings man uses personal story to raise awareness about drunk driving dangers
This holiday season, Hastings resident Neville Amondson is hoping that drivers will make a decision to not drink and drive. "I don't want people to go through what I had to go through over the holidays," he said. On Wednesday morning, he spoke with students in Hastings High School's...
December 10, 2012 - 7:00am
December 7, 2012
Battling from birth: Hastings baby diagnosed with rare cancer
It's always a shock for parents to learn their child has cancer, especially when the child is still young. For the Stapleton family, the shock...
December 7, 2012 - 8:40am
November 2, 2012
Video from Thursday night's meeting on 'Talking to your kids about depression, suicide and grief' is online
The Star Gazette recorded the hour-long meeting Thursday night at Hastings High School on "Talking to your kids about depression, suicide and grief" and we have posted the video here for you to see. If you have any trouble watching the video or setting up an account on our website,...
November 2, 2012 - 11:18am
October 24, 2012
'Voices of Hope; Family and Friends' now reaches out to caregivers of patients
When the Hastings Breast Cancer Support Group released its first DVD, "Voices of Hope" three years ago, it did not know what the response would be. To say that the response was overwhelming would be an understatement. More than 6,000 have been given to breast cancer patients and...
October 24, 2012 - 6:35am