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Remembering their service
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
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City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
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
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
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City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
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
September 8, 2016
Raider football team starts its season with 14-8 win over Henry Sibley
The Hastings Raiders football team beat the Henry-Sibley Warriors 14-8 in the season opener last Friday night. The Raiders came out on top in...
September 8, 2016 - 2:07pm
March 4, 2016
VanZee sets new school record in 500 freestyle during state swim meet
Hastings High School senior Jack VanZee set a new school record in the 500 freestyle during the preliminary round of the state swimming and diving...
March 4, 2016 - 8:28pm
Hastings swimmers win back-to-back section titles, prepare for state meet
For the first time in school history, the Hastings boys swimming and diving team has won back-to-back section titles. Saturday’s big win in...
March 4, 2016 - 3:19pm
February 29, 2016
Letter: Shooting team says thanks for support
To the editor, The Hastings High School Trap and Skeet Team would like to send a huge thank you out to Greg Wagner of Scab’s Place for sponsoring our third annual team meat raffle on Jan. 30. We would also like to thank the following businesses for donating various gift cards and...
February 29, 2016 - 10:39am
February 3, 2016
Three HHS athletes sign national letters of intent
Three Hastings High School athletes signed national letters of intent on Wednesday afternoon during national signing day. Sam Schorzman signed...
February 3, 2016 - 2:56pm
January 27, 2016
Afton Alps to host helmet challenge Jan. 30
Each winter, active Minnesotans hit their favorite hill to beat the winter blues, get some fresh air and exercise. Regions Hospital and Afton Alps are teaming up to join the fun, and sharing a message of the importance of wearing a helmet while you ski or ride. Helmet usage is on...
January 27, 2016 - 10:33am
December 30, 2015
Vaith to be inducted into state’s wrestling hall of fame
If there was ever a sure-thing when it came to the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame, it had to be Paul Vaith. First, though, he had to be nominated....
December 30, 2015 - 11:04am
August 7, 2015
Editorial: Decision for early football start was a poor one
On Monday, the Hastings High School football team begins practice. If that seems early to you, you aren’t alone. The season was moved up one week this year by the Minnesota State High School League. Here’s why: for years, the state championship games were held inside at the Metrodome....
August 7, 2015 - 9:42am
July 29, 2015
Roger and Mary Kimmes to be inducted into Miesville baseball Hall of Fame
Roger and Mary Kimmes are this year’s inductees in the Miesville baseball Hall of Fame. According to Denny Hoffmann, a spokesperson for the Miesville Dugout Club, Roger and Mary Kimmes both played huge roles in Miesville baseball, resulting in the success of the organization that...
July 29, 2015 - 1:50pm
June 5, 2015
Raider track athletes fare well at state meet prelims
Hastings was well represented at the state track and field meet at Hamline University in St. Paul on Friday. Hastings had athletes in four...
June 5, 2015 - 5:46pm
June 3, 2015
The year-round disc golf course keeper
For some people, disc golf disk is one of those sports that starts in the spring, after there’s been enough sun to dry the ground and turn...
June 3, 2015 - 2:15pm
May 4, 2015
Stepan, Chorney face off in NHL playoffs
Hastings hockey fans were treated to a unique Stanley Cup Playoffs first-round matchup over the past two weeks. The matchup featured two former...
May 4, 2015 - 9:11am
April 16, 2015
Liz Kimmes wins 2015 Athena Award
Liz Kimmes doesn’t call a lot of attention to herself. “She’s pretty quiet,” said Sherri Mattson, who teaches adapted physical education...
April 16, 2015 - 10:35am
February 26, 2015
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
It took overtime, but the Hastings boys basketball team won its first round section tournament game on Wednesday night over Farmington, 76-68. Hastings...
February 26, 2015 - 10:02am
February 23, 2015
HHS girls basketball team to play for share of conference title on Tuesday night
The Hastings girls basketball team has a big game here Tuesday night. The Raiders play host to the Hill-Murray Pioneers. If Hastings can win the game, they'll share the Metro East Conference title with Hill-Murray. Hastings has a 19-5 overall record on the season, which is a far...
February 23, 2015 - 11:13am