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After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
Precision Landscaping and Construction celebrates grand reopening
Fitness Kit pilot program in full swing at Pleasant Hill Library
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
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Moms on the Run race at Grandma's Marathon
HHS boys' lacrosse puts together solid season over .500
Hastings' Nick Dittrich ties for 30th at state golf tournament
HHS baseball hopes to ride improvements into next season
Hastings Hawks and Miesville Mudhens start seasons
Locals get creative with painting in the park in Hastings
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
Class of 1947 to celebrate 70-year reunion
Photos: About 500 celebrate at Summer Kickoff
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NINGER TOWNSHIP: 7/3/17 Hearing - Neuman - Minor Lot Split
District 917 Sch Bd Mtg Summary 060617
Assumed Name CDBC
Probate Marueen Myhre 17-402
Hastgs Ord. 2017-03 Amend. Sex Offenders
Edna M. La Pean, 71
Marvin L. Chapman, 79
Francis "Fran" Woxland, 97
Gary L. Varner, 77
Blakely E. Prosser
Viewpoint: Dayton's inability to negotiate in good faith led to Capitol chaos
Viewpoint: Climate change action starts locally
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
Column: Tax relief, transportation funding headline legislative accomplishments
Real Estate Showcase
November 5, 2013
Reminder: city snow emergency goes into effect as soon as there's two inches
The City of Hastings would like to remind residents of its snow emergency policy and educate the public on the snow plow and law enforcement protocol. A state of snow emergency automatically goes into effect when two or more inches of snow has fallen. This means that a snow emergency...
November 5, 2013 - 11:10am
April 26, 2013
Monday's snowstorm was the perfect opportunity for Sarah Foster to update a photo from her baby book
As a curious 3-year-old, Sarah Foster's parents didn't need to prod her much to go play in the snow. Even in late April. So, after a freak snowstorm...
April 26, 2013 - 9:35am
April 19, 2013
(Another) snow emergency called as Hastings gets hit with another storm
It's time to get those vehicles off the streets again. A snow emergency has been called in Hastings as plow trucks try to remove the four-plus...
April 19, 2013 - 8:33am
April 10, 2013
City reminds residents about snow emergency parking restrictions
With potentially significant snowfall on its way, the City of Hastings reminds residents that a snow emergency will go into effect as soon as there are 2 inches of snow on the ground. In a snow emergency, Hastings police will ticket and tow vehicles parked on the street in order...
April 10, 2013 - 4:06pm
June 21, 2012
Cleanup continues in Hastings; power restored through much of town
Crews remain busy in Hastings this week, cleaning up from a devastating storm that blew through early Tuesday morning. Here is a collection...
June 21, 2012 - 1:38pm
Just what Hastings didn't need: two more inches of rain fell Wednesday afternoon
As residents across Hastings were still cleaning up from Tuesday morning's storm, about two more inches of rain fell Wednesday afternoon here. Trees, branches and leaves were blocking many of the sewer drains here, and water quickly backed up in many areas. The video attached...
June 21, 2012 - 9:41am
June 20, 2012
6/20/2012: Update: Flash flood warning issued for Red Wing and Hastings area
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the Red Wing and Hastings area that remains in effect until 9:30 p.m. tonight. The...
June 20, 2012 - 4:27pm
County closes two roads
County roads 54 (Ravenna Trail) and 68 (200th Street) are closed to traffic due to water crossing the road following storms on June 18. County Road 54 is closed at 185th Street and County Road 68 is closed at Highway 316. Two changeable message signs are in place to inform traffic...
June 20, 2012 - 9:04am
June 19, 2012
Rivertown Court evacuated after part of roof blown off
Rivertown Court, the senior housing complex behind Target on the west side of Hastings, was evacuated Tuesday morning, June 19. When the storm...
June 19, 2012 - 11:30am
June 15, 2012
Seven vehicles, one bus stranded in flash flooding near Etter
Major flash flooding in the area of 200th Street and Ravenna Trail (Goodhue County Road 18) caused seven occupied vehicles to be stranded and put a coach bus in the ditch Thursday evening. The Hastings Fire Department responded at about 11 p.m. June 14 and rescued 26 people, said...
June 15, 2012 - 1:45pm
March 18, 2011
National Weather Service issues flood watch
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Mississippi River near Hastings. As of 6 a.m. Friday, the stage was at 5.84 feet. Flood stage is at 15 feet. The alert suggested that the flood stage could be reached by the last weekend of March. Forecasts predict the...
March 18, 2011 - 12:49pm
March 16, 2011
Warm weather not good news for those watching Hastings flood levels
Warm weather conditions this week aren't a guarantee of high water levels this spring, but they're not easing fears of bad flooding either. "It's not an ideal condition," said Hastings Public Works Director Tom Montgomery. The reason it's not ideal is that snow and ice has been...
March 16, 2011 - 11:51am
February 21, 2011
Hastings hit by another big snowstorm
Another big snowstorm has hit Hastings. According to the National Weather Service, Hastings received about 10 inches of snow. Another one to...
February 21, 2011 - 6:12am
December 28, 2010
Budgets nearly exhausted after blizzard
As drivers, we've seen the snow piled up along Hastings streets, and we've seen the plows and trucks working to clear sight-lines around corners...
December 28, 2010 - 12:03pm
December 20, 2010
Here we go again: 6 to 8 inches of snow expected by Tuesday morning
The City of Hastings is preparing for another snow emergency. Snow started falling here Monday at noon and has continued. It is expected that...
December 20, 2010 - 3:24pm