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HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
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Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
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February 23, 2012
Erickson takes 22nd at state
Hastings High School's lone representative at the state Alpine ski meet, Dustin Erickson, placed 22nd. Erickson, a senior, finished his first run in 36.73 seconds. He finished his second run in 37.1 seconds for a combined time of 1 minute and 13.83 seconds. The winner, Bjorn Halvorson...
February 23, 2012 - 10:01am
Peterson places 86th at state, sets sights on return trip
Hastings High School freshman Rachel Peterson placed 86th at the state Nordic ski meet Thursday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. "I thought Rachel skied very well," coach John Dewall said. "For a ninth-grader to get to the state meet, that's great. We told her, there was no stress on...
February 23, 2012 - 9:33am
February 17, 2012
Peterson places 86th at state Nordic ski meet
Hastings High School freshman Rachel Peterson placed 86th at the state Nordic ski meet Thursday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Peterson had a time of 19 minutes and 3 seconds in the 5K freestyle leg of the race. She had a time of 21:07.4 in the classic leg for a combined time of 40:10.4. The...
February 17, 2012 - 8:22am
February 16, 2012
Erickson qualifies for state meet, boys just miss qualifying as a team
The Hastings boys Alpine ski team just missed qualifying as a team for the state meet. At the Section 4 meet at Wild Mountain on Wednesday, Feb. 8, the Raiders placed fifth, but the team was less than 20 points away from second place. Stillwater won the meet with 440 points. Eagan...
February 16, 2012 - 11:05am
A Hastings skier with an amazing story: Last summer, Dustin Erickson broke his neck; this winter, he qualified for the state ski meet
At first, Dustin Erickson didn't even want to go to the hospital. He told his mother he just wanted to go home and go to bed. His mother, though,...
news / sports
February 16, 2012 - 7:00am
February 9, 2012
Erickson qualifies for state Alpine ski meet
Hastings High School's Dustin Erickson has qualified for the state Alpine ski meet. Erickson placed ninth at Wednesday's section meet at Wild Mountain with a combined time of 59.53 seconds. He finished his first run with a time of 29.68 and his second run with a time of 26.85. The...
February 9, 2012 - 10:12am
Peterson qualifies for state Nordic ski meet
Hastings freshman Rachel Peterson qualified for the state Nordic ski meet with an eighth-place finish at Tuesday's Section 1 championships at Troll Hollow. "Rachel was absolutely focused and totally motivated," coach John Dewall said. "She knew what she had to do. She had an incredible...
February 9, 2012 - 9:41am
February 2, 2012
Raiders continue their strong alpine seasons
The Hastings boys and girls alpine skiing teams have continued their strong seasons. On Jan. 24, the Hastings girls placed third at a Suburban East Conference meet at Wild Mountain. The boys were fourth. Gabriella Sorg led the girls with a 13th-place finish.
February 2, 2012 - 11:37am
January 26, 2012
For Nordic ski teams, this week's snow came just in time
Hastings Nordic ski coach John Dewall was probably the happiest person in Hastings on Monday morning. Snow was falling. All of a sudden, it looked like winter in Minnesota, and Dewall was thrilled. His team hadn't practiced on real snow since mid-November. "This is the worst season...
January 26, 2012 - 9:28am
Big meet, big finish: Boys placed third to lead charge for HHS
The Hastings combined alpine skiing teams placed sixth out of 21 teams at the annual Welch Village Invitational on Friday. The overall winner was LaCrosse Logan, which had 628 points. East Ridge finished with 610 and Rochester had 607. Hastings had 536 points. The second Hastings...
January 26, 2012 - 9:04am
January 19, 2012
Skiers race again in slush at tubing park
Simply fielding a full team is a challenge for this year's Nordic ski teams, and the weather certainly isn't helping matters for the team. Last week, they again raced at a snow tubing park in Lake Elmo, Green Acres, in 54-degree weather. The course was slushy, and competitors were...
January 19, 2012 - 10:44am