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Hastings Star Gazette
Vietnam War commemoration to be held Sept. 2
A musical performance in the LeDuc apple orchard
Survey shows ‘distressing’ lack of knowledge of OHDS district
Lane closures cause traffic over bridge
Bridge closure was due to construction mishap
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Hastings works to counteract downward trend in adult softball
1860s base ball exhibition held at Pioneer Park
2016 Rivertown Days tennis tournament results
Mudhens win opening round playoff game, 14-3
Jan's dancers fare well at pair of national meets
Learning the life of a famous spy
Local couple has ties to an Olympian, world record holder
‘Bruce in the USA’ rocks the Rotary Pavilion
Hastings joins national celebration of parks, recreation
Annual Antique Power Show wows attendees
arts and entertainment
Denmark Township Annual Meeting Sept 6, 2016
Della J. Saas, 81
Diane A. Olson, 73
James L. Grier, 90
Don Arnold, 88
Justin D.J. Anderson, 34
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
Editorial: Election letter policy outlined
Real Estate Showcase
August 1, 2016
Coon Rapids man dies in crash south of Hastings on Highway 316
A 57-year-old Coon Rapids man died early Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 316 south of Hastings. The man, Robert S. Kary, was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi northbound on Highway 316 at 200th Street East when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 2:30...
August 1, 2016 - 8:34am
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am
June 24, 2016
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 21, 2016
Two Hastings residents arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Aitkin County
LAKE PARK, Minn. -- Ginnie Donovan of Lake Park, Minn., was in the midst of a prayer service for her daughter Monday night when she got the call from the Minnesota State Patrol. Two Hastings, Minn., residents had been arrested in the hit and run crash that killed 10-year-old Caylin...
News/crime and courts
June 21, 2016 - 8:02am
June 7, 2016
Hastings Middle School team competes in regional event
The Hastings Middle School sixth-grade Math Masters teams competed in a regional Math Masters event March 9 in Prior Lake. There were 105 students...
June 7, 2016 - 2:14pm
HMS students create artwork for Questar’s building
The walls by the main offices for Questar Assessment Inc. in Apple Valley are being enhanced by beautiful pieces of artwork. The individuals...
June 7, 2016 - 1:25pm
June 3, 2016
HMS students raise $9,000 for Hastings Family Service through annual tug-of-war
Hastings Middle School held its annual tug-o-war Friday, May 27. Classes fielded their best tugging teams and went head-to-head for all the glory....
June 3, 2016 - 9:38am
May 23, 2016
Warrant executed; charge results
The Dakota County Drug Task Force has charged Kenneth Charles Olson, 30, Hastings, with one count of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree. The charge was filed following the Jan. 14 execution of a search warrant. According to the criminal complaint, Olson was in the residence...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2016 - 4:04pm
April 22, 2016
Hastings native pens tribute to Prince for New York Daily News
A Hastings native, Matt Hendrickson, wrote a moving tribute to the affect that Prince had on his life growing up here. That tribute was published today by the New York Daily News. In the article, Hendrickson writes that when he was 12, he rode his bike to the Westview Mall to buy...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 22, 2016 - 11:19am
April 19, 2016
Empty Bowls fundraiser is April 21 at HHS
Hastings High School ceramics students have planned their Empty Bowls fundraiser event for 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, at the HHS commons area. Empty Bowls events happen all over the world and the premise is simple; guests choose a handmade bowl to use that evening...
April 19, 2016 - 3:06pm
April 11, 2016
Hastings graduate dies in St. Paul shooting above W.A. Frost restaurant
A Hastings High School graduate, Chase Passauer, died in a shooting in St. Paul Thursday afternoon. A Woodbury man is under arrest for the shooting,...
News/crime and courts
April 11, 2016 - 11:14am
April 8, 2016
Colvin hired as new Hastings girls hockey coach
Hastings High School announced Friday that Josh Colvin has been hired as the head girls hockey coach. Since 2007, Colvin has served as a social studies teacher at HHS and an assistant coach for the varsity girls hockey team. Most recently, he has served as the head coach of the...
April 8, 2016 - 1:03pm
March 23, 2016
Spring break? Hardly! Heavy snow now falling in Hastings
Spring began Sunday. Spring break began Monday. So, of course, Hastings is now bracing for up to six inches of snow Wednesday. The snow started...
March 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
Longtime HHS counselor dies from cancer: Kirk Johnson’s memorial service is set for Thursday morning
Saturday turned out to be one very sad day at Hastings High School. News spread that day that longtime HHS counselor Kirk Johnson had died from cancer. He was 51. Facebook quickly filled with moving tributes from students whose lives had been positively impacted by Johnson. Teachers...
March 23, 2016 - 9:20am
March 19, 2016
Officers called after hand found along bike trail; Turns out it was a false alarm
A portion of the bike trail along the Vermillion River in Hastings was closed Saturday afternoon after a hand was found along the trail. Upon further investigation, though, it turned out that the hand was in fact a bear paw. The paw was found Saturday along the trail that runs behind...
March 19, 2016 - 7:57pm