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City approves 2017 street project
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
St. John's hosts annual science and engineering fair
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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
HHS boys' basketball falls to Rosemount in first round of section playoffs
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
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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March 16, 2017
HPD looks into virtual safety network
The Hastings Police Department is looking into a security camera registration program to help aid future criminal investigations. They recently released a request for residents and businesses to fill out a survey regarding the possibility of creating the "virtual safety network."...
March 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
Legislators consider requiring, funding Minnesota police diversity training
ST. PAUL — Minnesota law enforcement officers, who have received minority community criticism after high-profile shootings and other incidents,...
February 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 7, 2017
None injured in Maple Street incident
A three-hour standoff between law enforcement and a Hastings resident Monday evening ended safely, according to Hastings police.
February 7, 2017 - 10:38am
February 6, 2017
Police, SWAT close Maple Street for person barricaded inside residence
Maple Street between Third and Sixth streets and some surrounding blocks were closed Monday evening, Feb. 6, as law enforcement responded to...
February 6, 2017 - 6:56pm
December 23, 2016
New year to bring leadership changes to Hastings Police
With a new year, there's new change. With the start of the new year fast approaching, the Hastings Police Department is expecting some major...
December 23, 2016 - 8:23am
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 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. The Minnesota Legislature passed the Peace...
December 5, 2016 - 9:01am
November 30, 2016
McAuliffe went into brief, precautionary lockdown Wednesday morning
McAuliffe Elementary School was briefly in lockdown Wednesday morning, Nov. 30. Principal Matt Esterby said that the school had received information from police about a threat in a nearby residential neighborhood. As a precautionary measure, the school went into lockdown. "(The threat)...
November 30, 2016 - 12:55pm
November 25, 2016
Lieutenant Rgnonti retires after 29 years of service
Jim Rgnonti arrived for his first interview with former Hastings Police Chief Daryl Plath only to have Plath tell him that he was a day late....
November 25, 2016 - 3:59pm
August 16, 2016
Police investigate two deaths in Hastings
Hastings police are investigating the deaths of two people in Hastings. According to a press release issued Tuesday morning, at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, Hastings police and EMS responded to a medical call on Three Rivers Drive in Hastings. Once inside the residence,...
August 16, 2016 - 4:20pm
June 23, 2016
Reuter family remains hopeful two years after son’s murder
Two years ago on June 22, Mike and Danae Reuter and their family had their world upended. Their son, Jason Reuter, was shot and killed in his front yard, in the 1200 block of Eddy Street. Today, the family is still holding out hope that their son’s killer will be brought to justice....
June 23, 2016 - 9:23am
May 20, 2016
Stopping the overdose on the front lines
For first responders, finding a person in the throes of an opiate overdose can be stressful, to say the least. Among the effects of opioids (including...
May 20, 2016 - 11:37am
May 12, 2016
Body cameras: the new standard in police equipment
If you’ve had any interaction with Hastings police lately, you might (or might not) have noticed a small addition to some officers’ uniforms:...
May 12, 2016 - 2:26pm
October 30, 2009
La-Z-Boy bids soar on eBay
The motorized La-Z-Boy lounge chair that Proctor police seized after its inebriated owner hit a parked vehicle went up for auction on eBay on...
October 30, 2009 - 7:26am
June 10, 2009
Police shut down prostitution website allegedly run by Woodbury woman
Minneapolis police have arrested a Woodbury woman they believe has been running a prostitution ring via a website. The woman has not yet been...
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June 10, 2009 - 4:20pm