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Hastings Star Gazette
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
Real Estate Showcase
February 5, 2017
Hastings elementary students compete in geography bees
Hastings' three public elementary schools recently held their National Geographic Bee competitions. At Pinecrest Elementary School, the champion...
February 5, 2017 - 8:00am
January 4, 2017
Letter: Making our votes count
When we voted in the 2016 general election, we became winners. We have a continued faith in our republic form of government. Through 200-plus...
January 4, 2017 - 3:59pm
December 27, 2016
HHS wrestlers take 14th at super-competitive Minnesota Christmas Tournament
The Hastings wrestling team competed at one of the premier wrestling tournaments in the region this past weekend. The Raiders took 14th (99.5...
December 27, 2016 - 4:49pm
December 13, 2016
None hurt in multi-car crash Tuesday afternoon
Four vehicles were involved in a crash late Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 13, on Highway 61 near 18th Street. According to emergency personnel on...
December 13, 2016 - 4:44pm
December 3, 2016
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Thanks to Hastings police for Citizens' Academy To the editor, I just completed the six-week Hastings Police Department Citizens' Academy classes. Not only do I have a new, profound respect for the officers of Hastings, but now I have some insight of what the Police Department and...
December 3, 2016 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
Girls' Hockey The Hastings girls' hockey team struggled against the Burnsville Blaze on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The Raiders gave up seven goals, which...
December 2, 2016 - 2:14pm
December 1, 2016
A Thanksgiving tradition that gives back
This year's Gobble Gait event saw downtown Hastings literally packed with people on Thanksgiving morning. The annual Thanksgiving Day run had...
December 1, 2016 - 1:16pm
November 30, 2016
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Downtown Hastings was transformed into a holiday extravaganza for the fifth annual Holiday Hoopla on Saturday, Nov. 26. Christmas decorations...
November 30, 2016 - 1:40pm
November 25, 2016
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
The Holiday Hoopla medallion hunt is underway in downtown Hastings. Here's the fifth clue:The Holiday Hoopla is coming fast, a day full of memories...
November 25, 2016 - 9:05am
Fourth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
The Holiday Hoopla medallion hunt is underway in downtown Hastings. Here's the fourth clue: From the steps of the Levee, many have left this...
November 25, 2016 - 9:00am
November 23, 2016
Hastings Community Education gave away tons of turkeys at annual bingo night
Hastings Community Education hosted its annual Turkey Bingo event last Friday, Nov. 18. Turkey Bingo gives the community a chance to come together...
November 23, 2016 - 2:49pm
Crashes leave area roadways closed down
UPDATE: Highway 52 reopens after ethanol spill Icy roads have led to a mess on area roadways, including a pair of major road closures near Hastings....
November 23, 2016 - 8:55am
November 22, 2016
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
The Hastings girls’ swimming and diving team had two girls take part in the Minnesota State High School League Girls’ Swimming and Diving...
November 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
In party races, Hastings leaned Republican, but not by much
Hastings voters, for the most part, didn’t stray too far from the middle when it came to state and federal races in last week’s general election. While Hastings voters did generally lean to the right, it wasn’t by much. Hastings voters chose Republican candidates for president,...
November 22, 2016 - 3:51pm
SEAS service project helps new moms with basic baby needs
Earlier this month, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton sixth-graders spent a few hours giving back to their community by volunteering at Second Stork in...
November 22, 2016 - 9:16am