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Hastings Star Gazette
Council reverses rezoning decision for 313 Ramsey St.
Support group forms in Hastings for those raising children with mental illness
World studies teacher illustrates the past so students understand the present
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Minnesota roundup: Woman rescued from chilly Red River; 2 more state news stories
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
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
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Grant M. Walker, 30
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
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
Hastings police seek public's help in finding missing woman
The Hastings Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a missing 24-year-old Hastings woman, Nikole Renee Sherry. According...
January 7, 2013 - 11:00am
December 28, 2012
Asian Carp making progress up the Mississippi - Fishermen caught 47-pound bighead carp in Lake Pepin last month
The end of the shipping season on the Mississippi River this year brings a brief relief for those concerned about Asian Carp. The locks are closed, meaning the invasive fish won't be able to cross the taller dams at least until barge traffic resumes in the spring. There are four...
December 28, 2012 - 7:00am
December 27, 2012
Hastings police transport man to detox who had .54 blood-alcohol content
An intoxicated male would not get out of a person's vehicle, and police were called to the 2100 block of Vermillion Street on Friday, Dec. 21. The caller said the man was too drunk the night before, and he invited him home to sleep it off. The man woke up and drank a bottle of...
December 27, 2012 - 11:27am
December 14, 2012
Man caught stealing tires in Hastings; says 'Pookie' gave him permission to take them
A black truck was seen running into another vehicle and a road sign in the 1400 block of Vermillion Street in Hastings on Sunday, Dec. 2. Officers were called and were given the plate number of the vehicle, and where it went. It turns out the driver of the truck was seen at a...
December 14, 2012 - 8:55am
December 6, 2012
Man arrested for huffing in bathroom of Hastings store; he had been released from jail two hours earlier
Officers responded on the report of a person huffing fumes in the bathroom of a business in the 1700 block of Frontage Road. The man had apparently passed out. Officers responded to the bathroom and saw a pair of feet under the door of the handicap stall. Officers attempted to...
December 6, 2012 - 8:49am
November 8, 2012
11/8/2012: One person dies in crash near New Trier
One person was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. New Trier is located just south of Hastings. The Minnesota state patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood of Cannon Falls died after being ejected from the vehicle. A 26-year-old...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
October 30, 2012
19-year-old Hastings man dies at college of cardiac arrest
A 19-year-old Hastings man, Jordan Astar, died at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday due to cardiac arrest. Astar was a student at the college. He died early Monday. He is the son of David and Debbie Astar of Hastings. According to his obituary, Jordan Astar "was...
October 30, 2012 - 1:20pm
October 25, 2012
Hastings man, on duty with the St. Paul Police Department, shot while on duty
A Hastings resident was shot while on duty as a St. Paul Police Officer on Tuesday. The officer was reportedly in stable condition. He had surgery Wednesday. He is Daniel King, who has worked for the St. Paul Police Department for more than 10 years. At around 11 p.m., St. Paul...
October 25, 2012 - 9:07am
October 24, 2012
Hastings man dies in backhoe accident
A Hastings man was killed Monday morning, Oct. 22, when a backhoe tipped over and fell on top of him. A Jordan, Minn., company, S.M. Hentges & Son Inc., was contracted to dredge a drainage pond just across Highway 5 from the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, said Patrick Hogan, spokesman...
October 24, 2012 - 11:46am
October 22, 2012
Hastings police seek public's help in finding man who used counterfeit bills
The Hastings Police Department is looking for the public's help in finding a man who allegedly used counterfeit bills at a convenience store...
October 22, 2012 - 2:41pm
September 27, 2012
Hundreds turn out to bid farewell to Cottage View Drive-in (W/VIDEO)
In many ways, the Cottage View Drive-In farewell celebration felt like the theater's early days some four decades ago. Hundreds of people turned...
September 27, 2012 - 9:50pm
September 26, 2012
Hastings man loses $1,100 at grocery store; person who found it returns $900 of it, apologizes for taking $200
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, a Hastings man stopped at Wells Fargo bank to make a withdrawal. He received an envelope of cash totaling $1,100, and he was on his way. A short while later, the man somehow lost the envelope. He called the store and retraced his steps, but he couldn't track...
September 26, 2012 - 2:52pm
September 23, 2012
Bridge lift complete; time-lapse video is now online
The main span for the new Hastings bridge was moved into place Sunday evening, and the lift of the 6.5 million pound structure began overnight. Things...
September 23, 2012 - 6:32am
September 20, 2012
Minnesota lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is going above and beyond: above her Capitol office and beyond what others in her job have done. Prettner Solon announced Thursday that she will skydive with the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team on Tuesday to show support...
September 20, 2012 - 12:24pm
Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands bank lobbying job
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov.
September 20, 2012 - 12:23pm