Skip to main content
Hastings Star Gazette
Local man found his calling playing Irish pipes
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
crime and courts
City of Hastings
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
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
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
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Patricia A. Bremner Estate; File 19HA-PR-17-198
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Manuel P. Caro Estate; File 19HA-PR-17-189
PROBATE ORDER and HEARING: John P. Sauber Jr. Estate; 19HA-PR-17-197
Bradley James Anderson, 51
Sylvester 'Vess' Denn, 98
Ronald "Ron" Tix, 74
Nicolas "Nico" Aardappel, 23
Billy "Bill" Nash, 91
Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
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
Real Estate Showcase
February 20, 2017
Open house reveals remodeling concepts at Pleasant Hill Library
Community members had the opportunity to comment on three floor design concepts for the Pleasant Hill Improvement Project at the library's open...
February 20, 2017 - 8:00am
February 18, 2017
Pinecrest students demonstrate new skills in concert
Third- and fourth-grade students at Pinecrest Elementary School performed in a music concert Feb. 10, inside the school's gymnasium. The concert...
February 18, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2017
SEAS celebrates Catholic Schools Week
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton celebrated National Catholic Schools Week last week with several events and activities. There were several dress-up days,...
February 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
Vehicle drives into window at Emily’s Bakery
A vehicle crashed into the window at Emily’s Bakery and Deli in the Midtown Shopping Center Friday morning. Bakery staff said that instead...
February 17, 2017 - 11:55am
February 16, 2017
City begins work on Vermillion Street Corridor project
This year, the downtown Riverfront Renaissance project will be finished. The project has earned praise from locals and outsiders alike in recent years, and it's considered a major point of pride for the Hastings City Council. But rather than sitting back and admiring their work, the...
February 16, 2017 - 3:36pm
February 14, 2017
St. John's hosts family science night
St. John the Baptist School in Vermillion hosted a family science night Jan. 31. Students and parents visited the classrooms throughout science...
February 14, 2017 - 2:20pm
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
The Concordia Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., will perform in the Hastings High School Auditorium...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 14, 2017 - 8:16am
February 13, 2017
Rachel Marthaler Photography to move out of downtown Hastings
After six years of running her business in downtown Hastings, Rachel Marthaler will be moving Rachel Marthaler Photography in mid-April to a new location. Marthaler said that she is creating a natural light studio on her property about 5 miles south of Hastings that will be open for...
February 13, 2017 - 1:51pm
New brewery to open in downtown Hastings
Downtown Hastings will soon be home to a new brewery with a name paying homage to an iconic feature in Hastings history, the Spiral Bridge. Spiral...
February 13, 2017 - 8:28am
February 10, 2017
Hastings Public Schools Foundation grants awards to teachers
The Hastings Public School Foundation awarded $64,354.25 in grants for 2017. The 18 grants were awarded to Hastings public school teachers in...
February 10, 2017 - 8:16am
February 9, 2017
Hastings man wins awards at the Minnesota State Snow Sculpting competition
Hastings' Jared Trost took second place and the people's choice award at the Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition at the Minnesota State...
February 9, 2017 - 8:19am
February 8, 2017
HHS show choirs sweep Eau Claire competition
Hastings High School show choirs swept the floor at the Eau Claire Memorial Winterfest competition Feb. 4, in Eau Claire, Wis. All three show...
February 8, 2017 - 2:21pm
February 5, 2017
Hastings elementary students compete in geography bees
Hastings' three public elementary schools recently held their National Geographic Bee competitions. At Pinecrest Elementary School, the champion...
February 5, 2017 - 8:00am
February 3, 2017
Bearing witness: Local students attend Inauguration Day in Washington
A number of local students attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20. Forty-one students from Hastings...
February 3, 2017 - 8:33am
February 2, 2017
Local schools to celebrate Catholic Schools Week
This week is National Catholic Schools Week, running from Jan. 29 through Feb. 4. The annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States has been celebrated since 1974. This year's theme for National Catholic Schools Week is "Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge...
February 2, 2017 - 2:52pm