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Rescue crews save man who nearly went over Vermillion River Falls
Drought, hard winter suspected in death of Industrial Park trees
Downtown project moves into final design: Council approves general scope of the Riverfront Renaissance project
Whinnery is new St. John’s principal
A look at the changing landscape of Hastings
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing blows by Miesville
Hawks go 2-1 over busy week of play
Miesville falls to Red Wing
Artist's launch expedition in shantyboat on Mississippi River, stop in Hastings
Human rights documentary was shown at library
Little Log House Antique Power Show is this weekend
Root beer float party planned for Thursday
Hastings man presents paper in Norway
arts and entertainment
Harry E. Borg, 73
Scott W. Taylor, 97
Sharon Ann Parkin, 75
Melvin A. Birk, 91
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Letter: Downtown needs store that attracts the average resident
Letter: Kline deserves rank as worst congressman
Editorial: Passing of Bob McNamara is sad news for Gophers fans
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Editorial: Downtown Hastings could use a break
April 24, 2014
Celebrating 75 years: Rodney and Leota Dillon of Hastings had some very humble beginnings and now prepare to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary
Rodney and Leota Dillon are proof that there’s a lot more to a marriage than just a wedding. Their wedding, almost 75 years ago now, couldn’t have been any more humble. On Tuesday, April 25, 1939, the two had decided to get married. They had to make the trip from Keystone, S.D.,...
life / celebrations
April 24, 2014 - 3:12pm
August 22, 2013
Calm seas for the Storms
More than 60 years ago, Don Storm took the snaps as the quarterback for the Sheboygan (Wis.) North High School football team. On the sidelines, his girlfriend Diane was the head cheerleader. And in 1950, they were the Ice Carnival king and queen at the school. Sounds too good to be...
August 22, 2013 - 9:37am
June 6, 2013
A caregiver story continues.
"I want to quit this job! Caregiving stinks," Al told me. Al and I spoke on the phone after he had spent a week visiting his 84-year-old mother in Phoenix after he tried to take care of her ever-increasing needs. When Al arrived at his mother's home, there were stacks of mail going...
June 6, 2013 - 9:44am
May 30, 2013
Wii bowling begins
The summer Wii bowling league begins the week of June 10. Form a team, or sign up and you will be placed on a team. More information is available at the Senior Center.
May 30, 2013 - 9:43am
May 23, 2013
YMCA will celebrate national senior fitness day May 29
There are already a large number of older active adult Americans participating in the classes and activities at the Hastings Area YMCA. More are being invited to learn more about the YMCA, and the opportunity to do just that is next Wednesday, May 29. As part of National Senior Health...
May 23, 2013 - 10:45am
May 9, 2013
Learn about D-Day
Dan Hartman, a military historian, will discuss "The Invasion of Normandy," at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Senior Center. He will have an extensive visual display, including maps of the invasion plans and photo travelogue of the Normandy beaches as they look today. The fee of...
May 9, 2013 - 2:51pm
Dance to the music
Dance to the music of David Allen from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Senior Center. The fee of $4 must be paid in advance. Light refreshments will be served.
May 9, 2013 - 2:50pm
April 25, 2013
Hastings Rotary Club offers free fishing boat rides for seniors
Eventually, the boating season will come and the Hastings Rotary Club is preparing for it. As one of the host chapters for Let's Go Fishing, it is getting ready for another season of fishing and boat rides for seniors along the St. Croix and Mississippi rivers. Last year, about 700...
April 25, 2013 - 2:05pm
April 18, 2013
Peterson's Twins memorabilia is a hit this month at senior center
When Jerry Peterson took a print of the Twins stadium to be framed by Bill Sylvander, little he did he know much of the rest of his Minnesota Twins memorabilia would be on display in the glass display case in the senior center at the Tilden Community Center. Bill and Ann Sylvander...
April 18, 2013 - 10:43am
April 11, 2013
How Can I Catch a Break?
This section of the Star Gazette is a resource for family and friends helping an older adult. We hope you find this section useful, and if you have a caregiving story to tell, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Colleen Fritsch at DARTS, 651-234-2222 or Colleen.Fritsch@DARTS1.org....
April 11, 2013 - 10:36am
April 4, 2013
Aging in place caregiver workshop is planned
Aging in Place Caregiver Workshop: Aging in Place Midwest is offering a unique workshop through Hastings Community Education. You will learn how to: 1)Care for, work with, and honor your aging parents, 2) Prioritize changes that may need to be made 3) Understand the best senior...
April 4, 2013 - 11:37am
March 28, 2013
CLIMB Theatre will lead special program
The focus will be on play when the CLIMB Theatre visits the Hastings Area Senior Center (in the Tilden Community Center, 310 River St.) from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15 and 22. "Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because their quit playing,"...
March 28, 2013 - 9:51am
March 21, 2013
Ostman is guest speaker
Longtime St. Paul Pioneer Press food writer Eleanor Ostman will be the guest speaker at 5 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Senior Center. Her topic is "Confessions of a Professional Eater." She will give a historic walk through her life on food, including tales such as lunching with...
March 21, 2013 - 11:54am
St. Croix Dinner Theatre trip is set
The Hastings Area YMCA is sponsoring a trip to the St. Croix Dinner Theatre Saturday, April 20. The production, "Life Could be a Dream," features some favorite hits including "Earth Angel," "Unchained Melody," "Only You," and 20 more doo-wop hits. The bus leaves at 11 a.m. and returns...
March 21, 2013 - 11:53am
Apollo discussion is set
"Apollo: Why We went to the Moon" will be the topic at 1 p.m. Monday, April 20, at the Senior Center. David Jones will lead the presentation and will take a non-technical look at mankind's greatest technological achievement. The cost is $5. Register at the Senior Center, 310 River...
March 21, 2013 - 11:47am