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Hastings Star Gazette
Eye Candy owner to expand into Emporium building in downtown Hastings
Red Wing woman, teen injured after collision with deer
Women's violence task force to continue under new Dakota County grant
CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raider football drops regular season finale to South St. Paul
Hastings boys and girls soccer teams fall in sections
Hastings trailed early, could not come back
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
Swimming: Hastings notches two more wins
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Her own two feet: Hastings survivor of deadly '04 crash completes Twin Cities Marathon
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
Black Dirt Theater to perform at Hastings City Hall
arts and entertainment
Denmark Twp AFB Road Maint. & Snow Removal
11/07/17 PUBLIC SALE
CITY OF HASTINGS: 11/20/17 Hearing - Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
PROBATE NOTICE: Gilbert F. Ude Estate; File No. 19HA-PR-17-731
PROBATE NOTICE: Vicki R. Johnson Estate; File No. 19HA-PR-17-466
Elizabeth A. Swenson
Robert A. Schierland
Margie "Marge" Voelker
Kenneth J. Chavie
Robert F. Hansen
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Letters: What's happening at City Hall?; Strong community needs strong schools
Viewpoint: 'Due process' respects, protects privacy of city employees
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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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