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Hastings Star Gazette
Downtown construction extends to Third Street
Hastings resident completes advocacy, leadership training
Five Hastings homes receive Heritage Preservation Awards
Afton resident wins Pulitzer for reporting of Southeast Asian fishing industry with AP
HHS sends sobering message to students
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys lacrosse: Raiders storm back with lopsided 16-1 win over Polars
Trapshooting: HHS holding firm in trapshooting standings
Girls golf: Hastings edges Henry Sibley in dual meet at Emerald Greens, 208-211
Baseball: Raiders come back to beat Pioneers, 3-2
Tennis: Raiders earn share of MEC championship
All Saints music event draws large crowd
Hastings Sings – on the radio
Community will honor, remember those who served the country May 30
Kirk Doffing shows improvement
‘Stay Young at Heart’ activities planned for Wednesday, May 25
arts and entertainment
Nicholas Jon Ahlgren, 32
Daniel T. Condon
Kathleen A. Cognetta , 71
Letter: Thanks to police, fire, EMS workers
Editorial: Mock crash is a reminder for students and adults
Letter: Blood drive was successful
Letter: Act now to reduce ‘extra’ business property tax
Editorial: HMS play deserves a big audience
Real Estate Showcase
April 29, 2016
State trooper releases bald eagle he rescued last month
On March 21, Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Paul Kingery rescued a bald eagle. The eagle had been hit by a vehicle and found its way to the...
April 29, 2016 - 4:52pm
April 20, 2016
Saturday is International Migratory Bird Day in Hastings
This Saturday, bird and nature lovers will be taking in the spring air at the Earth Day Birding Festival, which will be held at Carpenter Nature Center. They'll also be observing an international holiday at the same time: International Migratory Bird Day. On Monday, the Hastings City...
Life / events
April 20, 2016 - 1:27pm
March 25, 2016
Dakota County parks will hold prescribed burns in April, May
Dakota County parks, in cooperation with Prairie Restorations and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will conduct prescribed burns throughout its parks between the end of March and May 31, as conditions allow. Burns will take place in Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Thompson...
March 25, 2016 - 9:30am
March 18, 2016
High-tech treasure hunt: State parks make geocaching available for free to visitors
With warmer weather last weekend, Afton State Park was full of people looking to fit in some outdoor activity. And for those who want to do something...
March 18, 2016 - 8:45am
March 10, 2016
Maple syrup season in full swing at CNC
It’s one of the earliest signs that spring is on its way: bags and buckets hanging from the trunks of trees, collecting a delicious harvest...
March 10, 2016 - 1:35pm
February 24, 2016
DNR reports bighead carp caught on Minnesota River
A bighead carp was caught by a commercial angler last week on the Minnesota River near New Ulm, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The 25-pound male fish is the first bighead carp and second invasive carp confirmed in the Minnesota River. A grass carp was...
News / region
February 24, 2016 - 1:19pm
September 11, 2015
They made it! Luke Kimmes and canoers arrive in the Arctic
After more than eight months, wild weather and Canadian wildfires, Luke Kimmes and his five fellow canoers have reached the Arctic. Kimmes,...
September 11, 2015 - 11:56am
August 6, 2015
Deputies rescue horses stuck in the mud at Whitetail Woods
Dakota County Sheriff’s deputies, park rangers, DNR staff and others conducted a three-hour rescue operation Wednesday afternoon to free three...
News / accidents
August 6, 2015 - 3:00pm
January 28, 2015
Washington County buys land to complete Point Douglas Trail link
Anyone who has ever ridden a bicycle along Highway 10 to the Point Douglas Beach knows that ride can be sketchy, if not downright dangerous at times. But that trip will be just a little easier in a year or two, thanks to a new trail planned in Washington County. At its Jan. 13...
January 28, 2015 - 2:59pm
July 7, 2014
Four peregrine falcons hatched in Hastings
A handful of people have taken great interest in one of Hastings’ newest families. A pair of peregrine falcons has taken up residence in a...
July 7, 2014 - 8:49am
April 10, 2014
DNR adds two miles of trout fishing along Vermillion River
Local anglers who want to stick close to home for the April 12 stream trout opener will have nearly two additional miles of shoreline to explore as a result of acquisitions made by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Dakota County. Half a mile north of Dakota County...
sports / outdoors
April 10, 2014 - 10:27am
August 16, 2013
Letter: County is fortunate to have such amazing parks
To the editor, A very special compliments and gratitude to Hastings Star Gazette for their recent striking article and colorful photos of Spring Lake Park’s rolling hills with wild flower patches of golden yellow daisies and various blossoms bedecked in yellow’s complimentary...
opinion / letters
August 16, 2013 - 8:47am
July 1, 2013
Hastings youth catches two trophies in one trip
As the son of an avid outdoorsman, 11-year-old Aaron Steding of Hastings has caught more than his share of fish already. But never has he had...
sports / outdoors
July 1, 2013 - 3:47pm
June 26, 2013
Raiders take 2nd at state trapshooting tournament
The newest letter sport at Hastings High School is now one of the school's most successful sports. At the state trapshooting tournament two weekends...
sports / high school
June 26, 2013 - 1:32pm
March 13, 2013
Cabela's releases rendering of Woodbury store, announces builder
Officials on Wednesday released a rendering of what the proposed 85,000 square-foot Woodbury Cabela's store will look like. Log construction,...
News / business / outdoors
March 13, 2013 - 10:19am