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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Good luck, coach Russ Welch
Letter: Rivertown Lions to step away from garage sale event
Letter: Thanks for the safe new bridge
Letter: Well done Mr. Hankes
Editorial: Change of course is another broken promise at UMORE
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February 20, 2013
Dispute over missing puzzle pieces prompts damage to camera at business
A man reportedly damaged property at a business in the 1100 block of Bahls Drive. A man had damaged a bracket for a security camera. The damage appeared to stem from an argument two men had about puzzles. One man was accusing another of stealing his puzzle pieces, preventing him...
February 20, 2013 - 2:13pm
February 14, 2013
Two charged with drug crimes, one taken to hospital
A Hastings man, Brody Dominic Hamilton, 21, and a Minneapolis woman, Roseanne April Kohnen, 25, face serious drug charges after their vehicle was stopped Dec. 14 in Hastings. Kohnen was charged with two counts of a controlled substance crime in the first degree, and Hamilton was...
February 14, 2013 - 9:07am
Inmate charged with attempting to sneak meth into jail
A female being booked the Dakota County Jail apparently tried to bring some methamphetamine with her. 43-year-old Kimberlee Jo Halvorson of Eden Prairie is facing charges of a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession) and introducing contraband - drug/liquor into...
February 14, 2013 - 9:06am
Police report preview - Feb. 1 to Feb. 8
Officers responded to the Veterans Home on the report of two intoxicated males who were fighting. The call came in at 9:21 p.m. Officers located the two men. One of the men was transported to detox, but only after he became combative and fought with officers. He was arrested...
February 14, 2013 - 9:02am
Police report preview - Jan. 26 to Jan. 31
Here is this week's police report preview. The entire report can be seen on Page 4A of this week's print edition. A report of a male on a snowmobile led to a DUI arrest. Officers were called to the area of Starling Drive and Martin Lane on the report of an intoxicated snowmobile...
February 14, 2013 - 8:56am
January 17, 2013
Tabs are homemade; charge filed
A check of a vehicle registration by a Dakota County deputy in Hampton on Sept. 20 has resulted in a charge of aggravated forgery being filed against the driver, Wayne James Matier, 38, of Inver Grove Heights. According to the criminal complaint, the deputy ran the license plate...
January 17, 2013 - 8:47am
Booked man is charged with possession
A 29-year-old Crystal man, Roosevelt Dewayne Rogers, faces a charge of a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession) after a Dakota County deputy at the Dakota County Jail in Hastings found suspected cocaine in a small bag in Rogers' clothing. According to the criminal...
January 17, 2013 - 8:46am
Police report preview - Jan. 5 to Jan. 11
A delivery driver asked Hastings officers to assist him with an uncooperative customer who he said didn't pay for her meal. Upon receiving her food, a resident in the 800 block of Lyn Way said she had given her credit card number on the phone and had already paid. She then refused...
January 17, 2013 - 8:44am
January 3, 2013
Police report preview - Dec. 21 to Dec. 28
Two vehicles were seen racing on 12th Street West at 11 p.m. The 16-year-old drivers of the two vehicles admitted to racing. They were cited for careless driving. The strong smell of marijuana coming from a hotel room on 33rd Street prompted officers to visit the room. Officers...
January 3, 2013 - 8:25am
December 14, 2012
Man caught stealing tires in Hastings; says 'Pookie' gave him permission to take them
A black truck was seen running into another vehicle and a road sign in the 1400 block of Vermillion Street in Hastings on Sunday, Dec. 2. Officers were called and were given the plate number of the vehicle, and where it went. It turns out the driver of the truck was seen at a...
December 14, 2012 - 8:55am
December 6, 2012
Police report preview - Nov. 22 to Nov. 30
Officers stopped a vehicle for speeding. The driver was found to have a revoked driver's license and was cited. Cited for driving after revocation was 22-year-old Panhia Lo of St. Paul. The vehicle was impounded. The traffic stop was made on Ravenna Trail. It was the second...
December 6, 2012 - 8:52am
Man arrested for huffing in bathroom of Hastings store; he had been released from jail two hours earlier
Officers responded on the report of a person huffing fumes in the bathroom of a business in the 1700 block of Frontage Road. The man had apparently passed out. Officers responded to the bathroom and saw a pair of feet under the door of the handicap stall. Officers attempted to...
December 6, 2012 - 8:49am
November 1, 2012
Association treasurer charged with theft
A treasurer of a homeowners' association in Hastings, Karen Esther Sutton, 64, has been charged with three counts of theft - aggregating ($1,000 to $5,000) after she deposited homeowners dues into the association account, but then withdrew some of the cash -- totaling more than $10,000. According...
November 1, 2012 - 8:31am
October 29, 2012
Hastings couple charged in child pornography case
A Hastings couple has been charged with multiple crimes associated with the abuse, endangerment and neglect of a 4-year-old female child. The charges were filed last week after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) contacted Hastings police about an ongoing Internet investigation...
October 29, 2012 - 3:34pm