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Hastings Star Gazette
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Klobuchar features Emily's Bakery & Deli at Minnesota Morning
Open house reveals remodeling concepts at Pleasant Hill Library
Dakota Electric members donate more than $27,000 to neighbors in need
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
HHS boys' hockey loses to Eagan, beats Henry Sibley
Raider girls' basketball beats Simley to stay one game behind Mahtomedi
HHS nordic ski teams end season at section tournament
HHS falls to Eagan 8-0 in first round of section playoffs
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
HHS crowns 8 Sno-Week royals
HHS winter play to be presented Feb. 10-12
Pop-up photography exhibit displays photos from around the world
arts and entertainment
ORD NO 2017-2 denmark
ORD NO 2017-01 denmark
ANNUAL MEETING vermillion
Michael Justen, 78
Brady L. Kragenbring, 24
Courtney T. Pahl, 25
Carol Ann Pettit, 84
Charles D. Wright, 91
Editorial: Vermillion Street plan needs to be strong, proactive
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Letters to the editor for Feb. 9
Editorial: City dogs should be licensed
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12
Real Estate Showcase
January 12, 2017
Afton Alps holds inaugural 'Brewers Battle' race and ski-bike extravaganza
Afton Alps held its inaugural "Brewers Battle" downhill ski race and ski-bike extravaganza Saturday, Jan. 7, in Afton. In an effort to raise...
January 12, 2017 - 2:19pm
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions for anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and others planning to recreate on the ice over the holidays.
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 24, 2016
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Need to burn those extra Thanksgiving dinner calories or take a break from Black Friday shopping? Well, take a hike....
November 24, 2016 - 10:00am
November 17, 2016
Mississippi River Regional Trail segment opens at Spring Lake Park
The Spring Lake Park Segment of the Mississippi River Regional Trail is now open. The 4.3 mile section of the MRRT through the Spring Lake Park...
November 17, 2016 - 8:25am
November 14, 2016
‘State of the River’ report comes to Schaar’s Bluff Nov. 15
If you've been to the Hastings riverfront, you've been in a national park. Hastings is part of the Mississippi National River and Recreation...
November 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2016
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River in Hastings, Farmington
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. The invasive freshwater...
October 29, 2016 - 8:00am
October 8, 2016
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
Rapids Riders Whitewater Club is a nonprofit club dedicated to teaching whitewater kayaking and canoing. The club uses its money to give back...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 6, 2016
Ace brings live bait back to Hastings
Hometown Ace Hardware in Hastings has added a new live bait tank to its store, making it the only place in Hastings where live fishing bait is sold, according to owner Jake Morri. The tanks carry crappie minnows, fat heads, suckers and more, Morri said. The tank is a feature that...
October 6, 2016 - 2:51pm
October 4, 2016
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
SIDNEY, Neb. — Fishing and hunting equipment chain Cabela's Inc. said it agreed to be bought by Bass Pro Shops in a deal valued at $5.5 billion that will help the privately held company nearly double its store count in North America. The offer of $65.50 per share is a 19.2 percent...
October 4, 2016 - 7:00am
July 28, 2016
Boat launch access presents problems to boaters with limited mobility
When it comes to water recreation, Hastings is in prime territory. The Mississippi and St. Croix rivers provide easy access to miles of waterways....
July 28, 2016 - 8:31am
July 22, 2016
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MNDA) has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Hastings. Two separate confirmations have been made within the last week and a half, according to a Friday press release from the City of Hastings. A resident riding a bicycle on...
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 18, 2016
Fourth-grader acts as Carpenter Nature Center’s director for a day
Last Friday Carpenter Nature Center welcomed Charlie Vier, 10, a fourth-grader from McAuliffe Elementary, as junior director for the day. He...
July 18, 2016 - 8:29am
July 12, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be....
July 12, 2016 - 11:59am
July 8, 2016
Letter: Hastings boat launch is not user friendly
To the editor, The Hastings public boat launch is not really a user friendly boat launch! It has a very nice concert approach to the water, but that’s about it. I grew up in the Hastings area enjoying the river by boat and have been doing so for over 65 years. The boat launch does...
July 8, 2016 - 10:41am
June 2, 2016
HMS students get outdoors with fishing trip
Last Thursday, about 15 Hastings Middle School students took over a cement slab in the Mississippi River just downstream of Lock and Dam No....
June 2, 2016 - 8:30am