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Hastings Star Gazette
Local man found his calling playing Irish pipes
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
crime and courts
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
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
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
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
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
Real Estate Showcase
August 1, 2012
New Richmond WI Cancer Center gives Wisconsin patients a choice
NEW RICHMOND -- The Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin has many milestones to celebrate at its first anniversary. The New Richmond facility,...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 5, 2012
Meyer expected to come home today
A Children's Hospital spokesperson announced Thursday afternoon Scott Meyer is expected to return home today (Thursday) with his family. Bjorn...
July 5, 2012 - 1:07pm
July 4, 2012
THIRD UPDATE: Searcher, dog find missing 5-year-old
PRESCOTT - Officials announced around 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, that five-year-old Scott Meyer was found near a bluff about a half mile from...
July 4, 2012 - 9:37am
June 30, 2012
UPDATED: Victim found; search ends for Minnesota man drowned near Prescott
Three days after he fell from a courtesy dock in Prescott, the body of a Minnesota man was found just a short distance away from where he disappeared in the St. Croix River. A citizen noticed the body of Merriett M. Maul Jr., 65, and called authorities. Investigator Doug Ducklow...
June 30, 2012 - 9:41am
February 5, 2012
No injuries reported after train derails in Red Wing
A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed in Red Wing on Sunday morning. There were no injuries reported after 19 empty cars left the tracks...
February 5, 2012 - 2:53pm
January 20, 2012
Tragic seconds: Effects persist long after impact
Gretchen Lange remembers only one thing from the fateful predawn moments of May 21, 2010 -- seeing headlights coming at her. Lange worked at...
January 20, 2012 - 10:13am
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
December 19, 2011
Update 7:50 p.m.: Man accused in Lake City officer shooting believed dead
LAKE CITY -- Police believe a body found at 618 West Lyons Ave. Monday evening is that of the man who shot a Lake City police officer earlier...
crime and courts/News
December 19, 2011 - 11:10am
June 20, 2011
UPDATED: Two injured in rollover early Sunday
Two 23-year-old men were transported by ambulance directly to Regions Hospital in St. Paul early Sunday morning following a rollover crash on Hwy. 10, about six miles east of Prescott. Lucas J. Niebur, of Prescott, the driver, and Owen E. Schmitz, of Hastings, Minn., were both found...
June 20, 2011 - 8:06am
June 17, 2011
Uline packaging plans huge Hudson warehouse
Uline Inc., a privately-held, Wisconsin-based company that sells packaging equipment and supplies to businesses, plans to construct a 640,000-square-foot...
June 17, 2011 - 12:41pm
March 9, 2011
About 50 Smead employees in Hastings to lose their jobs
As of March 18, roughly 50 employees at Smead Manufacturing's Hastings location will be out of work. The layoffs are a direct result of high unemployment, which has adversely affected Smead's sales. "It's no secret that unemployment remains exceedingly high," said Smead's vice president...
March 9, 2011 - 9:16am
September 13, 2010
Train derailment reported at Hager City
HAGER CITY -- A freight train derailed at 7:20 a.m., Monday in Hager City near the Ralston Purina processing facility, west of Hwy. 35, north...
September 13, 2010 - 7:51am
July 22, 2010
5 p.m. update: Plans announced for show break-down
At 4:30 p.m.Thursday, July 22, organizers of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days issued a statement to vendors, offering guidance on how and when...
July 22, 2010 - 7:27am
July 20, 2010
Farm Tech, Day 1: 'It doesn't get much better'
The first day of Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in River Falls came and went seamlessly, save for some long traffic backups and early anxiety...
July 20, 2010 - 4:05pm
July 14, 2010
FTD isn't just for farmers; Events appeal to varied tastes, interests, ages
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22 Where: In Pierce County at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and Pierce County Road E Hosts: Roger and Bev Peterson family Admission: $5 for adults and children...
July 14, 2010 - 11:30am