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Hastings Star Gazette
CLIMB presents program on empathy and inclusions to youngsters at HCDC
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Girl Scouts install Gaga ball pit at Pleasant Park, open house is Sept. 23
Police uncover basement marijuana grow operation
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Raiders girls’ soccer wins first match of the season
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
Civil War Weekend comes to LeDuc Historic Estate Sept. 10-11
arts and entertainment
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-10,
David D. Marshall
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Sharon Jean Carroll
Mark W. Denn, 59
Mary Kimmes, 90
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
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
Real Estate Showcase
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept....
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Trump chips away at Clinton Minnesota advantage
ST. PAUL — A new Minnesota Poll shows Donald Trump closing Hillary Clinton's lead in the state, which mirrors national polls showing the...
September 20, 2016 - 6:00am
September 19, 2016
Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by 'soldier'
ST. CLOUD, Minn. --- A man who stabbed nine people at a mall in central Minnesota before he was shot dead is a "soldier of the Islamic State," the militant group's news agency said on Sunday, as the FBI investigated the attack as a potential act of terrorism. The man, who was wearing...
September 19, 2016 - 10:16am
September 18, 2016
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Eight people were injured and the suspect died at Crossroads Center on Saturday after an attack reported about 8:15 p.m. St....
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
June 15, 2016
Hastings man found with excessive amounts of marijuana
Hastings resident, Mark Anthony Siebenaler was recently charged with one count of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree, one charge of violation of domestic abuse no contact order and one charge of driving after revocation. The 44 year-old male was pulled over on June 9 after...
News/crime and courts
June 15, 2016 - 11:23am
March 16, 2016
Dive team called to Mississippi River back channel; Christiansen family clings to hopes
HAGER CITY -- Family members of Marya Christiansen clung to hopes Wednesday that the Hager City woman would be found, while authorities converged...
March 16, 2016 - 3:47pm
February 11, 2016
Hudson-based SSG sold to national firm -- 31 properties sell for $48.5 million
SSG Corporation, founded and owned by local businessman Burt Nordstrand, has been sold to CrossAmerica Partners, a leading wholesale distributor...
February 11, 2016 - 11:28am
July 16, 2015
Lobbyist suing McNamara in dispute over parks funding
A lobbyist is suing state Rep. Denny McNamara for defamation after a confrontation sparked by a fight over parks funding. Maryann Campo, a lobbyist for the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, said McNamara “has been slandering me” by falsely accusing her of threatening his...
July 16, 2015 - 8:31am
July 1, 2015
Hastings family seeks help for daughter’s ear surgery
Hastings resident Alyssa Wenskaug is hoping she’ll be able to get a new ear soon. The granddaughter of Don and Kathy Lothenbach and Francis and Marion Feidt, Alyssa and her family need about $85,000 before she’ll be able to hear properly and have a normal looking ear. When Alyssa’s...
July 1, 2015 - 1:41pm
Police: Body found in Mississippi River in St. Paul Park
A body was found Wednesday morning in the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park, authorities said. The body was located in a side channel south...
July 1, 2015 - 11:11am
June 12, 2015
Trial to begin Monday for man accused of killing Carrie Olson
Opening arguments will begin Monday morning in the bench trial of Timothy J. McVay, who is accused of killing and concealing the body of his...
June 12, 2015 - 10:43am
May 19, 2015
Updated: Board finalizes Dakota County CDA executive director's termination
The Dakota County Community Development Agency Board has formally terminated longtime executive director Mark Ulfers. The board, which consists of the Dakota County Commissioners, finalized the decision during a special meeting May 12. The board notified Ulfers in March that his...
May 19, 2015 - 12:17pm
August 8, 2014
Don’s Super Valu-County Market reunion is Sept. 3
Former employees of Don’s Super Valu and County Market are planning a reunion on Wednesday, Sept. 3, starting at 4 p.m. at The 2nd Street Depot located in downtown Hastings. All former employees and their families are welcome. For more information, contact Billie Jean Benson 651-503-0755....
August 8, 2014 - 1:24pm
Updated: Skeletal remains found on site for new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings
Skeletal remains were found by crews working on the new CVS Pharmacy in Hastings on Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after the remains were found,...
August 8, 2014 - 1:14pm
July 31, 2014
Rescue crews save man who nearly went over Vermillion River Falls
A man apparently enduring a crisis waded into the Vermillion River in Hastings on Wednesday afternoon. At about 4:15 p.m., a caller reported...
July 31, 2014 - 1:55pm