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No one likes to think about the possibility of a disaster or emergency. However, staff in emergency response agencies must plan, prepare and practice in case the worst happens. To...
Starting this week, we can all feel a little richer — while getting a little poorer. On July 1, a host of new taxes took effect, as approved this past...
All was quiet for six innings Tuesday night between Miesville and the Minneapolis Angels at Jack Ruhr Field. The two teams combined for six hits and two runs in the...
Rivertown Days is July 19-21, and events are scheduled all across the city. Events are listed here. The complete schedule can be found at http://hastingsmn.org/rivertowndays.html
This week we report on the news that Hastings Chief of Police Paul Schnell has accepted a new job in Maplewood. He will be leaving Hastings on July 21.
The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. A new police officer, Matthew Hedrick, will be sworn in and welcomed to the city. Two presentations will be given. One will recognize Eagle Scout Ben Bloomstrand for his project honoring retired Hastings firefighters.
Students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School were honored at a recent awards ceremony. Awards were presented as follows: President's Award for Educational excellence - Fifth grade recipients Christian Brenny, Andy O'Brien, Monica Calkins, Josie Jenson, Luke Harris. President's Award for Educational Achievement - Fifth grade recipient Dylan Shemon. Eleanor M. Judge Scholarship - Fifth grade recipient, Kayley Miska. This scholarship was established in memory of Judge who was a former fifth-grade teacher in the parish school. Her family started the scholarship in 1990.
The top academic graduates at Hastings High School have been announced. 4.0 grade point average for four years - Megan Braun, Sara Leifeld, Hannah Sieh, Sarah Zeien. 3.935 grade point or better over four years - Kayla Brown, Haley Fox, Elizabeth Hardy, Sarah Hughes, Kaylynn Johnson, Jenna Kalin, Alexander Lewanski, Joseph Nolan, Marissa Nolan, Mia Patton, Anna Sacchetti and Luke Schiefelbein. 3.867 grade point average or better over four years - Norma Jean Christ, Rebecca Church, Ellie Clark, Courtney Forschen, Brooke Francis, Kayla Herman, Nicole Hollar, Matthew Koch, Anthony Koch, Anthony
To the editor, Last week, the Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC) hosted a two-day conversation addressing the role of the arts in a community's civic life and economic development. Approximately 200 local residents participated in one of six meetings with Artspace, Inc., a nationally recognized non-profit developer of spaces for artists and arts-related businesses.
To the editor, The voters of Minnesota should be very concerned. Our legislature recently passed one of the largest tax increases in Minnesota history. If you listen to those behind the increase, they are trying to tell us that it is for our own good and for the good of the state.