Skip to main content
Hastings Star Gazette
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
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
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
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
October 2, 2016
YMCA members are first to make a basket at new gymnasium
To celebrate the opening of its new gym on Monday, Sept. 26, the Hastings YMCA held a special “First Basket” event. Members bid in a silent...
October 2, 2016 - 8:00am
September 22, 2016
Hastings sisters launch wig boutique downtown
There’s a new business opening this week in downtown Hastings. On Sept. 22, Creative Hair Designs featuring SISTERfab will open at 109 East...
September 22, 2016 - 1:49pm
Former RJ’s to remain vacant
Plans for Crawford’s Corner have come to a halt, just as the new restaurant was on the verge of opening its doors. Crawford’s Corner, a new restaurant that was working toward opening in the former RJ’s building in downtown Hastings, had been working on cleaning up the vacant...
September 22, 2016 - 10:20am
September 11, 2016
Smead announces promotion of Dan Wagner to vice president of sales
Smead Manufacturing announced Thursday, Sept. 1, the promotion of Dan Wagner to vice president of sales, effective Sept. 1. Wagner has had a long and successful career at Smead, during which he has held various positions within the sales organization, including sales correspondent,...
September 11, 2016 - 10:00am
September 3, 2016
Hastings YMCA launches ‘Finish the Job’ campaign
The Hastings YMCA is closing in on its building expansion fundraising goal. To help drive support through the end of the fundraising campaign,...
September 3, 2016 - 8:00am
August 29, 2016
Hastings native makes award-winning barbecue sauce
Lee Moeller watched his neighbors smoking something on their grill and thought, “there’s got to be a science to this.” That is when his...
August 29, 2016 - 1:14pm
El Mexican Restaurant will come to Hastings next month
Red Rock Cafe has been in downtown Hastings for 12 years, but Karl Hajny recently sold his restaurant to a Minneapolis couple who plans to turn...
August 29, 2016 - 8:36am
August 23, 2016
From Italian to Mexican cuisine in less than a week: Bella Vista to get a makeover
Bella Vista, an Italian restaurant in downtown Hastings, opened it’s doors in October 2014. Now, two years later, the owners have decided it...
August 23, 2016 - 8:13am
August 20, 2016
MDK reopens as home salon
Things have been falling perfectly into place for Mary Fasbender, owner of MDK Design for Hair. Just over one month ago, Fasbender stepped aside...
August 20, 2016 - 8:00am
Local technician earns Ford’s highest training level
John Kroska, an automotive technician at Hastings Ford, recently earned a pretty significant milestone in his career. On June 16, Kroska was...
August 20, 2016 - 8:00am
August 19, 2016
Underground Art Gallery to close
After being in business for 19 years, Underground Art Gallery in Hastings has decided to close its doors permanently. The business is currently located at 411 Vermillion Street (Highway 61), between Fourth and Fifth streets. “Making the decision to close their doors permanently...
August 19, 2016 - 2:28pm
August 17, 2016
A portal through time
New Afton Historic Museum exhibit offers a glimpse into life on the farm What was it like to live and work on a farm around the turn of the 19th...
August 17, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 12, 2016
New business, Medusa’s Hair Parlour, to open in Hastings this month
Ever since she received her first mannequin head at 8 years old, Amanda Cherry has known she wanted to work in a hair salon. Later this month,...
August 12, 2016 - 2:51pm
August 5, 2016
Planet Beach nearly finished with remodel
Over the past six years or so, Planet Beach in Hastings started making a transition from tanning to a more comprehensive health and wellness...
August 5, 2016 - 2:30pm
August 4, 2016
Crawford's Corner to open later this month
New restaurant to feature locally grown meat and produce at former RJ's It’s been almost two years since RJ’s closed its doors in downtown...
August 4, 2016 - 3:00pm