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Hastings Star Gazette
Open house reveals remodeling concepts at Pleasant Hill Library
Dakota Electric members donate more than $27,000 to neighbors in need
UPDATE: 'I would not have expected this,' murder suspect's landlord says
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC
Pinecrest students demonstrate new skills in concert
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS falls to Simley in dual for conference championship
HHS boys' hockey loses to Eagan, beats Henry Sibley
Raider girls' basketball beats Simley to stay one game behind Mahtomedi
HHS nordic ski teams end season at section tournament
HHS falls to Eagan 8-0 in first round of section playoffs
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Choir give concert in Hastings Feb. 18
HHS crowns 8 Sno-Week royals
HHS winter play to be presented Feb. 10-12
Pop-up photography exhibit displays photos from around the world
arts and entertainment
ORD NO 2017-2 denmark
ORD NO 2017-01 denmark
ANNUAL MEETING vermillion
Michael Justen, 78
Brady L. Kragenbring, 24
Courtney T. Pahl, 25
Carol Ann Pettit, 84
Charles D. Wright, 91
Editorial: Vermillion Street plan needs to be strong, proactive
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Letters to the editor for Feb. 9
Editorial: City dogs should be licensed
Letters to the editor for Jan. 12
Real Estate Showcase
February 6, 2017
Police, SWAT close Maple Street for person barricaded inside residence
Maple Street between Third and Sixth streets and some surrounding blocks were closed Monday evening, Feb. 6, as law enforcement responded to...
February 6, 2017 - 6:56pm
MnDOT to raise some, not all speed limits on Hastings highways
The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently announced to Hastings city staff that it will change some of the state highway speed limits...
February 6, 2017 - 8:26am
December 22, 2016
Cold, then warm weather causes water main break
Traffic on Highway 61 near 23rd Street in Hastings has been reduced to a single lane each direction today due to a broken water main. The break...
December 22, 2016 - 3:56pm
November 23, 2016
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. Earlier this morning, Nov. 23, the Dakota...
November 23, 2016 - 11:22am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
October 8, 2016
Signs, traffic barrels to warn drivers: passing on the shoulder is dangerous and illegal
Temporary signs and traffic barrels will be placed in Dakota County next week to remind drivers about the dangers of illegally passing on the shoulder of roads. The signs and barrels will go up on County Road 47 at Maple Street the week of Oct. 10, according to a city press release....
October 8, 2016 - 8:00am
September 12, 2016
Highway 61/Highway 10 lane closures near Hastings scheduled for Sept.12-15
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter lane closures and delays on both directions Highway 61 in Denmark Township north of Hastings as crews begin paving the highway. Beginning at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, southbound Highway 61 between Maycrest Avenue and just north of the...
September 12, 2016 - 8:56am
August 29, 2016
Bridge closure was due to construction mishap
Hastings police blocked traffic on the Highway 61 bridge in Hastings Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the closure occurred...
August 29, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Highway 61/Highway 10 lane closures planned for overnight Aug. 30 to Sept. 1
Motorists will encounter overnight lane closures and delays on Highway 61 in Denmark Township north of Hastings as crews install a drainage pipe beneath the highway. According to a Minnesota Department of Transportation press release, traffic on southbound Highway 61 near Highway...
August 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
August 15, 2016
Traffic shifts to north half of Second Street at Tyler
Traffic is now able to use the northern part of the intersection of Second and Tyler streets, as construction has shifted to the south side of...
August 15, 2016 - 4:14pm
June 30, 2016
Highway 61 reconstruction project in Denmark Township scheduled to begin July 5
Motorists will experience delays and congestion on Highway 61 in Denmark Township as crews begin road realignment work on Tuesday, July 5, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation news release. Beginning at 9 a.m. July 5, crews will be prepping the road for construction...
June 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
June 13, 2016
Downtown construction now centered on Ramsey, Second
Construction in downtown Hastings has shifted to the intersection of Ramsey and Second streets. Work at Second and Sibley streets is substantially...
June 13, 2016 - 10:49am
June 10, 2016
Highway 61/10 intersection work to begin in July
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is almost ready to start construction on the intersection of highways 61 and 10 just north...
June 10, 2016 - 3:46pm
December 15, 2015
Bank robbery suspect arrested on Highway 52 near Coates
The Minnesota State Patrol and Dakota County Sheriff’s Office conducted a high-risk traffic stop Tuesday on Highway 52 near Coates that slowed traffic considerably. Sgt. Troy Christianson, public information officer with the State Patrol, said the incident involved a suspect in...
News/crime and courts
December 15, 2015 - 3:38pm
July 16, 2014
Prepare for more delays on Hastings bridge
The Highway 61 bridge in Hastings is about to get a whole lot more orange in the coming weeks. Today (Thursday) from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m., one southbound lane will be shut down so that crews can test the anti-icing system. One northbound lane will be shut down from 9 a.m. until 3...
July 16, 2014 - 11:21am