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Hastings Star Gazette
Minn. roundup: Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
HHS students perform at Jazz and the Winds concert
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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January 7, 2014
State of the City address is Jan. 13
Mayor Paul Hicks will be giving a State of the City address Monday, Jan. 13, at 8 a.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. This event is co-sponsored by the Hastings Chamber of Commerce and is open to the public.
January 7, 2014 - 8:40am
December 18, 2013
HPD seeks help in identifying pair of liquor thieves
Two men are being sought after stealing liquor from Jake’s Discount Liquors on Vermillion Street in Hastings. The theft took place on...
December 18, 2013 - 2:08pm
November 20, 2013
HHS grad rides Millennial Train for internship study
Sean Kolodziej was one of 25 young adults selected to participate in a new project focused on personal development and projects that pull from...
November 20, 2013 - 2:20pm
November 5, 2013
Five candidates vying for three spots on school board
More than 90 percent of the state’s school districts have operating levies in place. Hastings has two – one which was approved for another 10 years in 2011; the second one expires at the end of 2013. It was approved in 2005 for eight years. This second levy is the one voters...
November 5, 2013 - 8:14am
October 31, 2013
Downtown construction study begins: Local businesses concerned about ongoing street work
Hastings city staff and the city council have begun talking about a potential construction project in downtown Hastings that could shorten crosswalks, improve water and sewer mains and improve pavement in the area. The council recently hired Bolton & Menk, a Mankato-based engineering...
October 31, 2013 - 1:17pm
October 30, 2013
School board candidate profiles published here
When voters go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 5, they will elect three School Board members. Terms of office are four years. There are three open positions on the District 200 School Board. Incumbents Dan Cater and Angie McGinnis have filed for re-election. Three newcomers, Scott Gergen,...
October 30, 2013 - 2:05pm
October 25, 2013
Hastings man finds enormous puffball mushroom
Jeff Platson knows his mushrooms, and apparently he knows where to go in Hastings to find some big ones. Over the weekend, while on a walk with...
October 25, 2013 - 1:18pm
October 23, 2013
Three Halloween-related parties set, including one this Friday at HHS
At least three Halloween-related events are planned in Hastings over the next week. The annual Hastings Halloween party will be held Friday, Oct. 25, in the commons area of Hastings High School. Kids should wear their best costume for this family friendly event. There will be food,...
October 23, 2013 - 2:51pm
Benefit planned for Murray family: Donations are being sought for the benefit
The friends of Robert Murray have organized a benefit for him. Murray, his wife Maria and their family lived in Hastings for the past 11 years....
October 23, 2013 - 2:51pm
Hastings football season ends with 28-21 loss to Henry Sibley
On paper, the Hastings Raiders had one heck of a game on Tuesday night against Henry Sibley. Hastings outgained Sibley, 397 yards to 277. Hastings...
October 23, 2013 - 6:33am
October 21, 2013
Barb's Bridal closes its doors in downtown Hastings
For more than 30 years, Barb’s Bridal has offered formalwear to Hastings. Barbara Wittman of Hampton opened the business in 1990, and for the past 15 years it’s been under the ownership and management of Barbara Crisp. On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Barb’s Bridal closed its doors for...
October 21, 2013 - 8:36am
October 17, 2013
Regina Medical Center plans emergency drill for Saturday morning
Regina Medical Center in Hastings has planned an emergency drill for Saturday morning. There will be a significant response by police, fire and emergency personnel during the drill. That said, the center will be open for business during the entire drill.
October 17, 2013 - 2:37pm
October 10, 2013
Florida man pleads guilty to swindling senior citizens, including Hastings couple
A 35-year-old Florida man, Robert Attias, has pleaded guilty to one count of theft by swindle (aiding and abetting) in connection with a series of phone scams committed against Minnesota senior citizens, including a Hastings couple in early 2010. In court proceedings earlier this...
October 10, 2013 - 8:22am
September 30, 2013
Hastings family seeks public's help in finding missing 14-year-old son UPDATE: He has been found
The family of a missing 14-year-old Hastings teen is seeking the public's help in finding him. On Saturday at about 4:30 p.m., Blaine Johnson...
September 30, 2013 - 1:16pm
September 27, 2013
A page in time: Hastings native meets his hometown hero after compiling a keepsake
Sixty years ago, Vernon Conzemius was a 14-year-old Hastings school boy, attending classes and helping on his family farm. He also had a hero...
September 27, 2013 - 9:25am