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Temporary library location to close June 1
A conversation with Hastings' 42-year school employee
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
crime and courts
Third time's the charm: Raider softball upsets Henry Sibley in the rain
Goodbye to Benny
Hastings softball earns No. 6 seed for section playoffs
Raiders boys' tennis advances to section semifinals
Hastings track and field teams compete in Section 2AAA True Team meet
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
arts and entertainment
MARSHAN TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing Notice 06/04/19 at 8:00 PM
Probate Notice: Diane Dorothy Toscano 19HA-PR-19-313
ISD 917: 05/07/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Foreclosre Sale: Timothy and Ann Watts
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 06/11/19, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
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Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
Levi C. Benson
Dolores E. Stoffel
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Column: The importance of story
Letter: Considering our emotions as gifts
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Letter: Feeding hungry kids
Letter: Bike ride sidetracked by plastic bottles
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May 22, 2019
From Here to There: Brothers take over the family business at a young age
In the summer of 1989, a 22-year-old Dave Welshons and a 25-year-old Richard Welshons took over their father's title insurance agency, Dakota...
13 hours 18 min ago
May 17, 2019
Wilson wrestles back from cancer
Lynden Wilson was a freshman in high school when doctors told him he had cancer. "At first, I didn't really know what it meant," Wilson said....
May 17, 2019 - 5:00am
May 16, 2019
One year later: Reflecting on Miss Hastings revival and looking forward
Last year, the Miss Hastings Scholarship Program was brought back after a 34-year slumber. With a year of experience under their belt, the volunteers...
May 16, 2019 - 4:00pm
May 9, 2019
They've got his back: River Falls athlete not alone in cancer fight
As an offensive lineman on the River Falls football team, senior Tanner Kelm is used to having his teammates' backs. Now he's got teammates,...
May 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2019
From here to there: The Auto Doctor celebrates 30 years in Hastings
Don Bettis raced his first snowmobile at the age of 5. When he was 10 years old, he raced his first motorcycle. The year Bettis turned 13, he...
April 30, 2019 - 5:00am
April 18, 2019
Prescott man needs a kidney, wants thousands of others to receive one too
About 95,000 people in the United States as of January 2019 are waiting on a list to receive a kidney, according to the U.S. Government Information...
April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 3, 2019
Farmington robotics team builds joystick-driven wheelchair for toddler
FARMINGTON — The highlight of this year's competition season was engineered when the team brought joy and goodwill to a local toddler and...
April 3, 2019 - 10:05am
March 19, 2019
Dream come true: Local man becomes firefighter despite the odds
Any time the family made a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa, from their town four hours away, a young Renier Steenkamp begged his parents to...
March 19, 2019 - 8:42am
March 15, 2019
Hastings used as inspiration for upcoming comic book
Minnesotan actor and comic book writer Harwan Thomas Altman and his friend and fellow actor Landyn Banx were walking in downtown Hastings when...
March 15, 2019 - 11:00am
March 14, 2019
PHOTO: International pianist makes Hastings stop
Croatian pianist, Konstantin Krasnitsky, performed Tuesday, March 12, at the Hastings Arts Center for the Tuesday Coffee Concert series. Krasnitsky...
March 14, 2019 - 10:00am
February 25, 2019
Hastings man part of award-winning band
A Hastings keyboardist and the country band he is a member of was honored at an awards show on Feb. 17. Jake Nelson, a Twin Cities-based country...
February 25, 2019 - 7:00am
February 24, 2019
Hastings student honored as Eagle Scout
HASTINGS — Jon Kennedy, a sophomore at Hastings High School and son of Eric and Irina Kennedy, earned his Eagle Scout award, the highest...
February 24, 2019 - 8:00am
February 17, 2019
Determination helped Alleva recover: Brain injury changes perspective on life
There was a time when Josie Alleva couldn't walk, couldn't talk. Fourteen years later, he has run 40 marathons, holds two college degrees, and...
February 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 12, 2019
King of plants: Hastings resident inducted into MNLA Hall of Fame
With an avid gardener for a father and a botanist for a mother, Paul Morlock was born into the world of plants. On Jan. 15, the long-time Hastings resident and business owner was inducted into the Minnesota Nurseries and Landscaping Association Hall of Fame. Morlock has been involved...
February 12, 2019 - 5:00am
February 11, 2019
Carlis named Pleasant Hill Library manager
Ahead of its planned summer opening, Hastings' Pleasant Hill Library has a new manager. Julia Carlis, a Dakota County library employee since...
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am