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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
HHS ceramics students to host Empty Bowls event April 12
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Francis B. Wellman
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
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
April 8, 2015
Photo: Albino robin seen in north Fargo
More than just a harbinger of spring, this unusual white robin was seen in north Fargo near the Edgewood Golf Course over the weekend. These...
April 8, 2015 - 4:04pm
July 3, 2014
Flood crest is seventh highest on record
The Hastings riverfront was a popular spot last week, despite several signs warning people to stay back. Extensive rainfall throughout the...
July 3, 2014 - 10:28am
June 23, 2014
Funnel cloud spotted over Hastings, Hampton
A small funnel cloud was spotted over Hastings at about 12:45 p.m. Monday. The sighting prompted several weather sirens to sound. It does...
June 23, 2014 - 2:56pm
June 19, 2014
Deluge of rain leaves area rivers running rapid
The raging Vermillion River in Hastings brought kayakers out to Hastings on Thurdsay afternoon. The river is a popular spot for kayakers in the...
June 19, 2014 - 4:25pm