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St. Philip’s Early Learning Center collects coins for Bella
Hastings author Charlie Johnson plans Feb. 26 visit
Sail Away Cafe in Afton closes
Kennedy Elementary School uses ‘What If’ grant to continue to promote learning
House fire along Highway 55 slowed by in-home fire extinguisher
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City of Hastings
Hastings’ top diver gets his test next weekend
Boys basketball: Hastings wins two more, now 10-10 on the season
Swimming and diving: Hastings edged by Simley
Boys hockey: Raiders lose a pair of games
Girls hockey: Hastings starts play in section tournament
Belles of the Bluff Handbell Ensemble performs Feb. 28
Hastings sisters are taking up their family’s tradition of Norwegian dance
Jazz singer Lila Ammons performs at Pleasant Hill Library Feb. 9
Local churches offer Ash Wednesday services
Hastings’ Colton Peltier presents piano performance Feb. 27
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John E. Carlson, 86
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Editorial: Show choir’s success is evidence of hard work
Editorial: Transportation remains a top priority
Letter: Thanks to those who invest in homeownership rights
Letter: Numbers, vision, hope and our schools
Editorial: Expand public access in Minnesota courts
January 12, 2016
Top Hastings show choir starts its season with a clean sweep in Iowa
The 2016 Hastings High School show choir season picked up right where it left off in 2015 -- by winning. At the season’s first competition...
News / education
January 12, 2016 - 9:20am
October 13, 2015
Former resident making waves in area fashion world
Last year, a former Hastings student earned a prestigious award. Samantha R. Crossland was named one of City Pages’ “Artists of the Year”...
News / education
October 13, 2015 - 11:13am
September 24, 2015
County board grants tax credits to Artspace development
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Dakota County Board granted essential low income tax credits to Artspace for development of the Artist’s Lofts in Hastings. Hastings city officials, together with Artspace project managers and Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC) members, thanked...
September 24, 2015 - 9:33am
July 13, 2015
Edina Realty Rivertown Days medallion found — already
Well, that was quick. Just hours after it began Monday, the Edina Realty Rivertown Days medallion hunt is over. The man who found the medallion did so accidentally. It was found by Jeff Perry of Hastings. He and his girlfriend were outside of Applebee's on a walking path. They...
Life / arts and entertainment
July 13, 2015 - 3:52pm
May 22, 2015
We're No. 27! Hastings breaks through NerdWallet rankings on list of employment hotspots for millenials
Hastings has all kinds of claims to fame. The famed Spiral Bridge. Craig Kilborn graduated from high school here. Mark Steven Johnson, the man who wrote the Grumpy Old Men series, is a native. Terry Redlin lived here for a while. Now residents can add a whopper to that list. The...
May 22, 2015 - 8:34am
May 14, 2015
Landmark Hastings building stays in the family
Abra Hovgaard’s office in Hastings has been one of the city’s landmark structures since it was constructed in 1959. While Hovgaard’s runs...
News / business
May 14, 2015 - 8:58am
April 30, 2015
Activity at Hastings Country Club is just maintenance
Recent activity at the Hastings Country Club has prompted numerous calls and emails to the Star Gazette from curious residents. According to the club's Jim Reissner, though, the activity is just routine maintenance and doesn't mean the course has been sold. "There is some grounds...
April 30, 2015 - 10:27am
April 29, 2015
Hastings Citywide Garage Sale is this weekend
The annual Hastings Citywide Garage Sale is planned for this weekend, May 1-2. Most of the sales run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., but some have different times and a few begin on Thursday, April 30. The garage sale map and the listings of all the sales can be found in this week's...
April 29, 2015 - 10:51am
April 28, 2015
The next must-have piece of furniture? Hastings resident creates the multi-purpose 'lofa'
Anyone who has lived in a small space knows that fitting furniture can be a problem, especially when dealing with large pieces like a sofa, a...
April 28, 2015 - 1:00pm
Former Hastings Mayor Lu Stoffel dies
Former Hastings Mayor Lu Stoffel died Monday, April 27. A strong Hastings activist, Stoffel served on the Hastings City Council for more than 10 years before being elected mayor in 1981. She was mayor for 10 years. She was a long-time member of the Hastings Women's Club, the...
April 28, 2015 - 9:22am
April 23, 2015
New Trier area business specializes in auto rust repair, fabrication
What started as a part time hobby has become a full time business for rural New Trier residents Sheryl and Larry Westerhouse. Larry started...
News / business
April 23, 2015 - 9:32am
Dan’s Bar in New Trier closes temporarily for major remodel
Dan’s Bar and Grill in New Trier has closed its doors. Don’t worry, it’s only temporary. The restaurant shut down April 12 to start a major remodeling project that will give the place a whole new look. By Tuesday, the whole thing was practically stripped bare. “Everything’s...
News / business
April 23, 2015 - 9:16am
Hastings City Council changes name of Levee Park
When the new wayfinding signs go up in downtown Hastings, they’ll have two new names on them. One will direct people to the Hastings RiverWalk,...
News / government
April 23, 2015 - 9:13am
Garage sale planned to support HHS grad’s daughter
Ellorie Jacobs hasn’t had the easiest start to life. At just 16 months old, she’s already had to undergo surgery and chemotherapy, thanks...
Life / health
April 23, 2015 - 9:11am
April 22, 2015
Spring Clean Up is April 25
The annual Hastings Spring Clean Up day will be held Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cal Ruedy Public Works building, 1225 Progress Drive, in Hastings. Accepted items include household items (nominal fees may apply) and household hazardous waste. More information...
April 22, 2015 - 9:42am