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Hastings Star Gazette
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
City seeks public comments on police body camera program
SEAS students score high in Measure of Academic Progress test
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
ASSUME NAME Cleaning Services by chris
Marketplace Home Mortgage, vs Goff
Grant M. Walker
Sister Florence M. Judge, 93
Richard M. "Rich" Bohen, 71
Irene Klemetsrud, 93
Dean A. Aschenbrenner, 57
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
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
June 3, 2016
May frost caused selective damage to local vineyards
A mid-May frost caused all sorts of trouble for regional vintners, causing some vineyards to lose a big percentage of this year’s grape crop....
June 3, 2016 - 8:37am
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
March 23, 2016
Spring break? Hardly! Heavy snow now falling in Hastings
Spring began Sunday. Spring break began Monday. So, of course, Hastings is now bracing for up to six inches of snow Wednesday. The snow started...
March 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
February 2, 2016
Storm to dump up to 11 inches of snow in Hastings
A large snowstorm moving through Minnesota and the Midwest could drop up to seven inches of snow in Hastings during the day Tuesday, with more snow expected overnight into Wednesday. The forecast prompted the closing of Hastings schools on Tuesday. The National Weather Service...
February 2, 2016 - 9:47am
June 23, 2015
Northern Lights create show in region
Monday night, the Northern Lights put on a show the likes of which has not been seen in years. The aurora are the result of high energy particles from the sun reacting with gas molecules in Earth's outer atmosphere. Earth's magnetic field concentrates the displays near the north...
June 23, 2015 - 6:42pm
April 17, 2015
Editorial: Let’s get ready now for severe weather
On the heels of a snowstorm-light winter and the first non-wintry early spring in three years, severe weather may be as far from the minds of residents here as the playoffs are from the Minnesota Twins or Milwaukee Brewers. But eight tornadoes in not-so-far-off northern Illinois...
April 17, 2015 - 8:59am
April 15, 2015
Burning bans are in effect for Hastings area
Spring burning bans are in effect for the Hastings area, said Hastings Fire and EMS Director Mike Schutt. According to the Minnesota DNR, burning permits are not being issued in all Minnesota counties but one. Campfires are still allowed. The fire danger risk in the northwest...
April 15, 2015 - 1:56pm