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May 21, 2019
Paula Angell, family resource coordinator for Hastings Public Schools, is retiring after 42 years in the district. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
A conversation with Hastings' 42-year school employee
May 21, 2019 - 5:00am
May 15, 2019
Keith Ellison answers questions from the press in Minneapolis in this file photo. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Ellison: Schools can't block students from graduation for lunch debt
May 15, 2019 - 6:18pm
May 14, 2019
Edmundson named May Rotary Student of the Month
May 14, 2019 - 8:00pm
May 8, 2019
Special ed funding continues to be a source of frustration
May 8, 2019 - 2:38pm
May 5, 2019
Team members pose with Rocco Zachow-Rodriguez. He will receive a modified version of the power ride-on car — the second one the team has created. Photo courtesy of Kynde Zachow-Archibald
Farmington robotics team to present wheelchair to boy at Melania Trump event
May 5, 2019 - 8:26pm
April 26, 2019
Hastings School Board: Parents oppose teacher nonrenewal
April 26, 2019 - 5:00am
April 23, 2019
Hastings' graduation rate at highest point in five years
April 23, 2019 - 3:49pm
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
First graders Aiden Kroska and Lily Johnson read about penguins and butterflies. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Literacy initiative: Multi-year plan in its 1st year at Hastings elementary schools
April 22, 2019 - 6:00am
April 17, 2019
Construction at Hastings Middle School has begun to update the school's HVAC system and upgrade the gym floor, bleachers, auditorium stage and seating. File photo
Middle school construction plans required some creative thinking
April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
April 16, 2019
Deshler named April Rotary Student of the Month
April 16, 2019 - 5:00am
April 13, 2019
Spencer Johnson helps a student make a fishing lure. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings middle school teacher set to retire after nearly 33-year career
April 13, 2019 - 6:00am
March 29, 2019
Hastings School Board named Scott Gergen chair and Lisa Hedin vice chair. They swapped roles after the two had been vice chair and chair, respectively, for the last two years. File photo.
Hastings School Board: Bid for middle school work accepted, district finances strong
March 29, 2019 - 10:19am