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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will once again stop in Hastings
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
HHS cross-country teams finish strong season
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
ASSUME NAME Cleaning Services by chris
Marketplace Home Mortgage, vs Goff
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
Richard M. "Rich" Bohen, 71
Irene Klemetsrud, 93
Dean A. Aschenbrenner, 57
Cynthia Beebe, 64
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
October 7, 2016
Our Saviour’s plans fall ecumenical service
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Hastings will hold a special service for seniors and shut-ins in the community. The Fall Harvest Celebration Service is set to begin at 2 p.m. and is planned each spring and fall by the church’s Lay Ministry women’s group....
October 7, 2016 - 9:28am
June 5, 2016
Local quilters make ‘fidget quilts’ for memory care patients
The Hastings Spiral Piecemakers, a local quilting group, recently made several small, unusual quilts. Some have buttons. Some have hair scrunchies,...
June 5, 2016 - 8:00am
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...
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,...
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