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Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
Public Safety Committee discusses residency restrictions for sex offenders
HFS to host Hastings Tastings March 28
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
RAD Zoo visits Pleasant Hill Library
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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
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
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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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
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February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 22, 2017
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Following a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures in February, snow is back in the forecast. A winter storm is expected to blanket the region...
February 22, 2017 - 2:54pm
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions for anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and others planning to recreate on the ice over the holidays.
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
December 22, 2016
Possible snow and rain over the holiday weekend
For the second weekend in a row, a snowstorm was big enough to earn a name. First is was "Caly" and this past weekend it was "Decima" that brought snow accumulation resulting in a snow emergency in Hastings. The Twin Cities saw another 5 inches of snowfall this past weekend, according...
December 22, 2016 - 10:22am
December 10, 2016
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
CHICAGO—Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a prediction that much of the northern half of the United States could see...
December 10, 2016 - 9:00am
November 21, 2016
Biggest snowfall goes to small town near Brainerd
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Northern Minnesota towns were the winners in snowfall over the weekend. Chris Franks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen, said Friday’s snowfall left just 0.3 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. There...
November 21, 2016 - 9:41am
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 10, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the...
October 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew closing in on Florida
ORLANDO, Fla.—Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas...
October 7, 2016 - 9:30am
July 19, 2016
Refuge available at Tilden during excessive heat advisory this week
The city of Hastings has released an excessive heat advisory. Dangerous high temperatures are expected for Wednesday, July 20, through Friday, July 22. The city has designated the Tilden Community Center as a heat refuge. The community center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers...
July 19, 2016 - 11:33am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 13, 2016
High water this weekend not expected to impact Rivertown Days
Floodwater hasn’t been much of an issue this year, but that could change this weekend. The National Weather Service predicts the Mississippi...
July 13, 2016 - 11:13am
June 14, 2016
More than 6,000 lose power in south Washington County area
More than 6,000 homes in the south Washington County were without power as a thunderstorm rolled through the area Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm