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March 6, 2019
City hires executive search firm: City Council briefs
March 6, 2019 - 9:57am
Kids of all ages gathered into a large crowd under the bridge above the commons to catch Mardi Gras beads. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Recap: Hastings French Honor Society hosts Mardi Gras celebration
March 6, 2019 - 9:47am
March 5, 2019
Donaldson Company, Inc., recently presented Glenwood City High School technology education teacher Mike Wannemacher a $20,000 grant, which the school will use to purchase and upgrade welding equipment. Submitted photo
Donaldson Company awards $20K to Glenwood City tech program
March 5, 2019 - 7:31am
March 4, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz, second from right, shares a laugh with Steve Erickson, right, and state Sen. John Jasinski, R-Faribault, outside Hanscom Motor Vehicle Office in Faribault on Thursday, Feb. 14. Getting a new plate for his truck has taken about a year and a half, Erickson said. The delays have been due to new state software that's been fraught with bugs. Jacob Swanson / Faribault Daily News
Lawmakers greenlight emergency funding to keep MNLARS fixes moving
March 4, 2019 - 5:10pm
St. John the Baptist School celebrates its bus drivers
March 4, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 1, 2019
City Planner Justin Fortney (left) and Interim City Administrator and Administrative Service Director Julie Flaten (right) joined Rep. Tony Jurgens for the hearing of his bill that would help secure funds for the renovation of Hastings City Hall. Submitted photo
City Hall funding bill heard by Minnesota House committee
March 1, 2019 - 5:00pm
The 20th anniversary of the Hastings show choir competition Swinging' on the River packed the Hastings High School throughout the day. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Swingin' on the River turns 20
March 1, 2019 - 11:00am
John Strohfus, a Hastings farmer who planted his first crop of industrial hemp in 2016, encouraged legislators to consider lifting limitations on some products. File photo
State's hemp farmers stand to benefit from legislation
March 1, 2019 - 8:00am
Samantha Bowens talked with Angela Neuharth about EMS work at the career fair. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings High School career fair draws students interested in the military to arts
March 1, 2019 - 6:00am
Joe Beattie, a Hastings High School biology teacher, is one of 40 semifinalsts for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. File photo
Educator is semifinalist for state Teacher of the Year
March 1, 2019 - 6:00am
February 28, 2019
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 27, 2019
Minnesota Capitol. Forum News Service
MNIT yields mixed results 8 years after lawmakers called for consolidation, report shows
February 27, 2019 - 4:03pm
February 26, 2019
State Sen. Karla Bigham met with Hastings officials to discuss safety improvements of Highway 316 from Tuttle Drive to Highway 61. Representing Hastings were Mayor Mary Fasbender, City Council members Joe Balsanek, Tina Folch and Mark Vaughan, and interim City Administrator Julie Flaten. Submitted photo
Sen. Bigham introduces legislation for Highway 316 improvements
February 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, presented a $1.3 billion proposal to fund projects throughout the state in an affordable housing unit for veterans at Fort Snelling. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Not doing these things is going to have consequences': Walz unveils $1.3B bonding bill
February 26, 2019 - 3:12pm
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