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Hastings Star Gazette
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
A Victorian Christmas comes to downtown Hastings
Minnesota roundup: Cremated remains left at cemetery; Saturday to be Bob Dylan Day; 3 more state news stories
Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders drop first two games of the season
Hastings boys' hockey has rough start to season, drop three straight
Hastings girls' hockey drops two games to Hudson and Farmington
HHS wrestling takes third at own Raider Duals
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
November 23, 2016
Crashes leave area roadways closed down
UPDATE: Highway 52 reopens after ethanol spill Icy roads have led to a mess on area roadways, including a pair of major road closures near Hastings....
November 23, 2016 - 8:55am
November 4, 2016
North American Banking Company earns small business award
North American Banking Company announced this week the bank was named the Third Party Lender of Year by the Small Business Association (SBA) of Minnesota. The award recognizes North American Banking Company for providing the best overall support of SBA’s 504 loan program, both...
November 4, 2016 - 1:38pm
October 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Stepping away from manufactured drama
As I see it, the goal of travel is to reframe our lives. The goal is that, when we get back, we see things differently. As I grew up in the small town of Aberdeen, South Dakota, I didn’t really get that. In large part, I think, it’s because my idea of traveling at the time was...
October 18, 2016 - 1:20pm
October 14, 2016
Cannon Falls police say attempted abduction did not occur
Earlier this week, Cannon Falls police sought the public's help in identifying a man who had attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl at a park in Cannon Falls. It turns out, that attempted abduction did not occur. The Cannon Falls Police Department issued a press release about the...
October 14, 2016 - 8:47am
September 8, 2016
Girls’ tennis splits duals against Red Wing and Northfield
The Hastings girls’ tennis team continues to improve as their season takes off with non-conference play. This past week they defeated Red Wing at home 6-1 and lost to Northfield in Northfield 5-2. Home against Red Wing Against Red Wing the Raiders swept all of the doubles matches...
September 8, 2016 - 2:09pm
Raider football team starts its season with 14-8 win over Henry Sibley
The Hastings Raiders football team beat the Henry-Sibley Warriors 14-8 in the season opener last Friday night. The Raiders came out on top in...
September 8, 2016 - 2:07pm
September 6, 2016
Miesville wins state baseball title
The Miesville Mudhens won the Minnesota Baseball Association’s Class B state championship on Labor Day with a 6-3 win over the Moorhead Brewers. The Mudhens won Saturday, Sept. 4, 5-4 in walk-off fashion against the Shakopee Indians to advance to the state championship game....
September 6, 2016 - 12:55pm
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