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Hastings Star Gazette
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Girl Scouts install Gaga ball pit at Pleasant Park, open house is Sept. 23
Police uncover basement marijuana grow operation
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
Former RJ’s to remain vacant
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City of Hastings
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Raiders girls’ soccer wins first match of the season
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
Civil War Weekend comes to LeDuc Historic Estate Sept. 10-11
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ORDINANCE NO. 2016-10,
David D. Marshall
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Sharon Jean Carroll
Mark W. Denn, 59
Mary Kimmes, 90
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
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June 3, 2016
Baseball: Raiders fighting to stay alive in section tournament
The Hastings boys baseball team is in the middle of a competitive Section 3AAAA baseball tournament at the moment. The Raiders earned the No. 6 seed in the field and faced No. 3 seeded Apple Valley in the tournament opener on May 26. Hastings won, 5-1. The Raiders advanced to play...
June 3, 2016 - 1:12pm
May 27, 2016
Baseball: Raiders come back to beat Pioneers, 3-2
The Hastings Raiders used a furious sixth-inning rally on May 20 to edge the Hill-Murray Pioneers in a Metro East Conference baseball game. Spencer...
May 27, 2016 - 9:00am
May 19, 2016
Baseball: Post-season starts next week for Hastings
There’s just one regular season game left on the schedule for the Hastings baseball team. On Friday, the Raiders play at Hill-Murray in the...
May 19, 2016 - 8:41am
April 29, 2016
Baseball: Raiders are excelling on the mound
One thing is for sure this season for the Hastings Raiders baseball team – pitching is not a problem. Once the Raider bats start coming around, look out Metro East Conference. So far, Hastings has a 4-6 record on the season thanks in large part to that strong pitching. Timely hitting...
April 29, 2016 - 8:23am
May 28, 2015
Baseball: Hastings pulls off three upset wins
With a 4-16 overall record coming into the Section 1AAA baseball tournament last week, it didn’t look like the Hastings Raiders were going to be much of a threat. That perception quickly changed. The No. 11 seeded Raiders (out of 12 teams) opened tournament play with an 8-5...
May 28, 2015 - 2:04pm
May 21, 2015
Baseball: Section tournament begins today (Thursday) for Raiders
It’s time for the Section 1AAA baseball tournament. Hastings opens section tournament play at 5 p.m. today (Thursday) at Rochester Mayo. The Spartans are the No. 6 seed and Hastings is the No. 11. If the Raiders win, they will play at 1 p.m. Saturday at Red Wing. The tournament...
May 21, 2015 - 2:46pm
May 14, 2015
Baseball: Hastings beats Hill-Murray, nearly takes down Mahtomedi
The Hastings baseball team snapped a rough seven-game losing streak on Thursday with a nice 2-0 win over Hill-Murray. The great performance came on a day with anything but great weather, as rain fell throughout most of the game. The contest was stopped after five innings when the...
May 14, 2015 - 11:17am
May 8, 2015
Baseball: Raiders slip to 3-12 on the season after three more losses, including 6-5 to Simley last week
It sure looked like things were going well for the Hastings baseball team. The Raiders held a slim 5-4 lead on a beautiful afternoon at Vets Park here. Then came the top of the sixth inning. With Hastings holding that lead, the Wingers came up with five big runs to pull away and...
May 8, 2015 - 8:59am
April 23, 2015
Baseball: Everything goes right for Raiders in 11-4 win over Tartan
If every game were like Wednesday’s against Tartan, Hastings High School baseball coach Taylor Pagel would be the happiest man in the city. The Raiders got a great pitching performance, some big hits at timely times and solid defense to beat the Titans, 11-4. Hastings held a...
April 23, 2015 - 1:33pm
April 17, 2015
Baseball: Irish come to Hastings and beat Raiders, 11-5
The Hastings baseball team lost to Rosemount last week, 11-5. Earning hits for Hastings were Wyatt Kruse, Sam Skoyen (two), Mikey Junker, Cody Marek and Curt Caneff (two). Kruse, Skoyen and Marek each had runs, while Caneff had two runs. Earning RBIs were Skoyen, Junker, Jake Dale...
April 17, 2015 - 8:57am
May 29, 2014
Baseball season ends with loss to Faribault
The Hastings baseball season ended Thursday with an 11-9 loss to Faribault. “It was an up and down year and just ended on that down part,” coach Taylor Pagel said. “They fought until the end and that’s all you can ask for.” Hastings fell behind early and couldn’t...
May 29, 2014 - 9:44am
May 22, 2014
Section tourney opens today for Raiders baseball team
Believe it or not, the Section 1AAA baseball playoffs are here. As of press time Wednesday morning, it still wasn’t clear who Hastings would play, or where they would play. All that was known was that the Raiders would be playing at 5 p.m. today (Thursday). The section tournament...
May 22, 2014 - 1:58pm
May 15, 2014
Late rally moves Raiders baseball team past Wolfpack
Monday’s baseball game between Hastings and Park didn’t start real well for the Raiders. What matters most, though, was how the game ended. In that regard, it was a great day for the blue and gold. Hastings won, 12-11. Park got off to a great start, scoring four runs in...
May 15, 2014 - 10:14am
May 8, 2014
Mustangs and Rangers beat Raider baseball team
Two more Suburban East Conference losses have left the Hastings Raiders on the wrong side of a 3-10 record. “We are in a hitting slump right now,” coach Taylor Pagel said. “We get guys on and in scoring position, but can’t find that big hit to bring in some runs and get...
May 8, 2014 - 11:27am
May 1, 2014
Raiders out-hit Ponies but lose, 2-1
In terms of hits, Hastings was the clear winner in Friday’s baseball game against Stillwater. Unfortunately for the Raiders, though, hits aren’t what decides a game. Hastings out-hit Stillwater, 7-3, but one of those hits by the Ponies was a two-run homer and that proved to...
May 1, 2014 - 1:30pm