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WATCH: Bigham gets sworn in
City Council approves rate increase for solid waste contract
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
Minnesota lawmakers must pass own budget, but not much work mandatory
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
crime and courts
Raiders alpine ski teams on to state
Sophomore nordic skier Trevor Caflisch qualifies for state in photo finish
Hastings girls hockey falls in overtime to Apple Valley during sections
Hastings gymnastics puts up highest score of the season
Freshman Linnea Urban is nordic skiing Metro East Conference champion
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
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DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: 3/13/18 election
RAVENNA TWP ELEC NOTICE 3-13-18
ACCURACY TEST ICE 3-2-18
Senior living facility Legends of Cottage Grove poised for move-in
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
New boutique to open in downtown Hastings
United Way of Hastings to Move Office to the Heart of Hastings
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
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Kevin A. Scott
Kim M. (Schluessler) Wood
Robert J. Kruse
Supporting Denny McNamara
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Letter to the
Vote Karla Bigham for Education, Feb 12
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
Letter: A big help in a trying time
Take care of the one heart that beats for you
Letter: Big money and politics
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
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December 15, 2017
Hastings fire chief has fallen under past scrutiny
Hastings city officials have questioned its fire chief's leadership for several years. Before Fire Chief Mike Schutt returned to his job this...
December 15, 2017 - 9:47am
Viewpoint: 'Due process' respects, protects privacy of city employees
I've received a number of letters and emails, and have had numerous conversations in the past month pertaining to how the administration of our...
October 15, 2017 - 7:49am
February 16, 2017
City begins work on Vermillion Street Corridor project
This year, the downtown Riverfront Renaissance project will be finished. The project has earned praise from locals and outsiders alike in recent years, and it's considered a major point of pride for the Hastings City Council. But rather than sitting back and admiring their work, the...
February 16, 2017 - 3:36pm
February 11, 2017
Editorial: City goals are heading in the right direction
Early Tuesday morning this past week, Mayor Paul Hicks delivered his annual State of the City Address. The yearly speech is one that summarizes key achievements of the past year and also offers a taste of what the city hopes to accomplish in the coming year.
February 11, 2017 - 9:00am
January 27, 2017
Lund, Elling Schultz reach settlement on campaign finance case
One of Hastings' newest city council members has reached a settlement with his predecessor following a complaint filed with the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings in November.
January 27, 2017 - 12:58pm
January 13, 2017
City now offers lifetime dog license
The Hastings City Council has approved the first change of the year to city ordinances. The action, taken Jan. 3 at the council's first regular meeting, added a new lifetime dog license to the books. City laws, for many years, have required dog owners living within the city to obtain...
January 13, 2017 - 1:21pm
December 19, 2016
After 12 years, Alongi kept his original promises
When Anthony Alongi first took a role in Hastings' city government, he did so because he wanted to get involved, he said. He and his family came...
December 19, 2016 - 8:27am
December 13, 2016
City approves full rollout of police body cameras
The Hastings City Council approved a full implementation of a police body-worn camera program at its Monday meeting, Dec. 5. Police have been...
December 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 6, 2016
Council reverses rezoning decision for 313 Ramsey St.
The Hastings City Council reversed a previous rezoning decision regarding a building at 313 Ramsey St.
December 6, 2016 - 10:07am
December 5, 2016
City seeks public comments on police body camera program
Over the past two years, the Hastings Police Department has successfully navigated through the process of developing and evaluating a body-worn camera pilot program and is preparing to fully implement body-worn cameras into the department.
December 5, 2016 - 9:01am
November 28, 2016
Council candidates spent nearly $15,000 on local campaigning
City council election campaigns aren’t typically rife with political spending. However, that doesn’t mean that local candidates aren’t investing in their campaigns. According to records submitted to the city of Hastings, six of the city’s eight council candidates this year...
November 28, 2016 - 2:25pm
July 8, 2009
Outdoor music will end at midnight during Rivertown Days
Outdoor music at local bars like Dugarel's, Green Mill and Tubby's will only be allowed until midnight during this year's Rivertown Days weekend, as opposed to the 1 a.m. end time that has been allowed in the past. The decision to create a midnight cutoff for outdoor music has drawn...
July 8, 2009 - 2:24pm