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Hastings Star Gazette
Band students awarded at spring concert
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Summer Kickoff Celebration to be June 6
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Where the buffalo roam
Raider baseball wins nine straight MEC games
HHS softball beats Eastview 2-1 in first round of section playoffs
HHS girls golf coming to end of regular season
HHS boys' lacrosse goes 2-1 in last two weeks
The Busby brothers of River Falls
Grand opening of Mississippi River Trail takes place amid rain and cold
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Benefit for Bentley to be held June 17
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
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Theresa E. King, 90
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letter: Love thy neighbor
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
February 7, 2017
HHS winter play to be presented Feb. 10-12
The winter play at Hastings High School will be presented Feb. 10-12. The play, entitled "Emotional Baggage," is based on the script "Finger...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 7, 2017 - 11:46am
December 2, 2016
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again stop in Hastings
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again be stopping in Hastings this December to put on a holiday performance. The Holiday Train,...
December 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
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