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Hastings Star Gazette
Blizzard Watch Sunday
New emergency department opens to patients
McNamara, Sieben hear about improving transportation, ‘surplus desires’ and more
Hastings Jazz Ensemble fares well in Lakeville competition
Schoen plans to run for Sieben's state senate seat
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys basketball: Hastings wins two more, now 10-10 on the season
Swimming and diving: Hastings edged by Simley
Boys hockey: Raiders lose a pair of games
Girls hockey: Hastings starts play in section tournament
Nordic skiing: Raiders to go without rep at state meet
Hastings’ Colton Peltier presents piano performance Feb. 27
Local artist joins watercolor masters in China exhibition
A frozen free-for-all: Schoolhouse Scoop's ice cream challenge is picking up steam
Afton Alps to host helmet challenge Jan. 30
HMS play Jan. 28 is a lighthearted version of Robin Hood
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HASTINGS ORDINANCE 2015-15
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DAKOTA COUNTY REGIONAL PARKS PROPERTY FOR RENT
Cheryl A. Michling, 67
Linda Fuchs Walton,63
Aloysius "Al" Then, 85
Sherman E. Sanders, 73
Theresa Reuter, 97
Editorial: Transportation remains a top priority
Letter: Thanks to those who invest in homeownership rights
Letter: Numbers, vision, hope and our schools
Editorial: Expand public access in Minnesota courts
Guest editorial: Beware of intimidation scams
January 14, 2016
Tax refund fraud remains a serious problem
Burnsville, MN – With another tax season coming up quickly, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) warns taxpayers about tax-related identity theft, which occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number (SSN) to file a fraudulent tax return and claim...
News / business
January 14, 2016 - 2:58pm
State news: Dayton rejects private prison and $40 million additions to existing facilities
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton will not ask legislators to fix a prison overcrowding problem by borrowing state money to reopen a west-central Minnesota private prison or to expand existing state prisons like his corrections commissioner has suggested, he said Thursday. "It will be...
January 14, 2016 - 1:51pm
Hastings man’s racing team on fast track to success
About six months ago, Hastings resident Jason Schneider started his own racing team. It’s a small operation, one that started on Schneider’s...
January 14, 2016 - 1:44pm
Dayton wants $220 million to clean Minnesota water
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota communities and farmers would receive a $220 million boost in their efforts to clean up the state's water under a proposal Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled today. Much of the money would help cities, mostly in rural Minnesota, to improve water and sewage treatment...
January 14, 2016 - 12:47pm
MnDOT to reconstruct highway 61/10 intersection: $3.2 million project will address traffic volume, safety issues
This summer, traffic just north of Hastings will see some big changes on the road. The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans to begin a reconstruction project at the intersection of highways 61 and 10 this July. “The intersection is being redone because there’s both a...
January 14, 2016 - 11:00am
January 13, 2016
Chamber of Commerce Busines of the Year: Carlson Capital Management was named second-best financial advisory firm in the nation
Carlson Capital Management isn’t a big company. It launched in 1987 with just two brothers, Greg and Jeff Carlson. But it’s grown into a...
January 13, 2016 - 3:22pm
Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year: Spencer Johnson's goal is to get kids excited to learn on their own
Hastings Middle School social studies teacher Spencer Johnson has had a long career as an educator, and he’s made a big impact on students...
January 13, 2016 - 3:20pm
Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year: Rita Kriha has dedicated retirement and more to Regina gift shop
When Hastings resident Rita Kriha starts talking about her volunteer work, it quickly becomes clear that volunteering is something she takes...
January 13, 2016 - 3:19pm
Hastings winner Nick McGrath places third in district essay competition
Hastings High School senior Nick McGrath placed third Jan. 9 in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Second District Voice of Democracy Second VFW ...
News / education
January 13, 2016 - 2:29pm
January 12, 2016
Top Hastings show choir starts its season with a clean sweep in Iowa
The 2016 Hastings High School show choir season picked up right where it left off in 2015 -- by winning. At the season’s first competition...
News / education
January 12, 2016 - 9:20am
January 7, 2016
Fugitive from justice charged
Hastings Police have charged Marcus Myers, 29, no permanent address, with one count of fugitive from justice. According to the criminal complaint, Myers was arrested by Hastings police Dec. 19. At the time of his arrest, police learned he had active warrants out of Winona County...
News / crime and courts
January 7, 2016 - 2:23pm
January 5, 2016
Democrat Lawrence quits bid for 2nd District
One of the leading Democratic candidates for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District is pulling out of the race. Mary Lawrence, a physician, said Tuesday she was ending her campaign. Lawrence said in a statement she would not win the party endorsement through the caucus process...
January 5, 2016 - 4:06pm
December 23, 2015
Christmas in lights: Hastings couple has been telling the Christmas story on back fence for 28 years
For 28 years, one Hastings couple has been quietly spreading the message of Christmas to everyone who drives through Hastings on Highway 55 after...
Life / celebrations
December 23, 2015 - 9:19am
City annexes land for new Allina clinic: Two-story clinic will provide better visibility, access, Allina says
Hastings expanded its borders Monday night, when the Hastings City Council voted unanimously to annex about 12 acres just west of the Dakota Summit shopping center and Wal-Mart. The land is currently owned by the Conzemius Dairy Farm. The annexation was first proposed by Allina Health...
News / business
December 23, 2015 - 9:13am
December 21, 2015
Ace Hardware expected to open in spring
Mid-America Real Estate announced it recently that Ace Hardware will be the newest tenant in the Westview Shopping Center, located at South Frontage Road and Pleasant Drive. Ace Hardware signed a lease for 14,980 square feet. It will anchor the 130,395 square foot center, which...
News / business
December 21, 2015 - 8:47am