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Dakota County Technical College to host spring open house April 4
VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
City welcomes new employees, swears in new officers
Flood safety tips released by Pierce County Emergency Management
Notice: Phones down March 20, 2019 for upgrades
crime and courts
Hastings Tennis Association awarded $10,000 grant
Lynch's contract not renewed as Raiders girls' basketball coach
Where Are They Now?
Local gymnasts prepare for state
Opinion: Could summer sports be the answer?
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
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DAKOTA COUNTY: Public Accuracy Test 03/29/19
ISD 917: 03/05/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Probate Notice: John L. Davidson 19HA-PR-19-144
Probate Notice: Mark A. Kaufmann 19HA-Pr-19-125
Dakota County Ad for Bids: Pine Bend Historical Marker Restoration
Next Event Rentals moves to downtown Hastings
Here's how Xcel Energy is preparing for spring flooding, and how customers can prepare too
Hastings Creamery 'co-ops' with Plainview Milk Products
Spiral Brewery cans first batch of brews
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
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Samantha E Sammons
Karen Janice Santelman
Jeffrey D. Harrington
Willa Lee (Womack) Schickling
Teresa Kruger Hoopman
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Seeking equality for all
Letter: What are they afraid of?
Editorial: Spring brings hope with flooding concerns
Viewpoint: Being prepared at the Legislature for inevitable disaster relief
Letter: Protect the Earth, cut back on plastic
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June 24, 2017
Locals get creative with painting in the park in Hastings
A group of community members spent the evening getting creative at Painting in the Park June 15 at the Rotary Pavilion at Levee Park. Deb Stussy,...
June 24, 2017 - 8:00am
June 13, 2017
'Live On The Levee' to feature Paslay, Lay
United Heroes League and the Hastings Rotary Club announced "Live On The Levee," an outdoor concert featuring Eric Pasley with special guest Brandon Lay, will be held Saturday, Aug. 19. at the Rotary Pavilion in Levee Park in Hastings.
June 13, 2017 - 9:15am
June 1, 2017
Hastings Sings auditions to be June 4 and 7
Auditions to qualify for the eighth annual Hastings Sings will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, and Wednesday, June 7, at the Hastings Arts Center, 216 Fourth St. E. Auditions will be recorded. A panel of judges will later listen to the recordings and decide who will compete in...
June 1, 2017 - 9:22am
May 30, 2017
Photographer hosts reception June 10
Photographer Christopher McLaughlin will host a gallery reception showcasing his photography from Hastings and around Minnesota from 1-4 p.m....
May 30, 2017 - 9:24am
May 22, 2017
Local thespians: Black Dirt Theater auditioning for ‘Mary Poppins’
Black Dirt Theater will begin preparing for its summer musical production of "Mary Poppins" with auditions starting this week. Auditions for...
May 22, 2017 - 10:51am
May 15, 2017
River Valley Band awarded $4,400 grant
The River Valley Band was recently awarded a $4,400 grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) through its 2017 Community Arts...
May 15, 2017 - 8:00am
May 9, 2017
(lumin)theater lab to perform Escape from Happiness
After searching for a way to get more involved with the creative and artistic side of theater, Caitlin Weber and Libby Wasylik decided to take...
May 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2017
HHS drama club to perform 'Les Miserables' May 5-7
The Hastings High School drama club will perform "Les Miserables" at the Hastings High School Auditorium May 5-7. Shows will be performed at...
May 5, 2017 - 12:13pm
April 22, 2017
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Control and chaos. Order and impulse. The place where opposites collide is explored in "Wilderness," a new dance composition by Brian Brooks...
April 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2017
Original comedy 'Meet the Poes' plays this weekend
This weekend, Black Dirt Theater will begin performances of its original comedy, "Meet the Poes." The first performance is Friday, with additional...
March 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 15, 2017
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
When Kevin Rotty had the the opportunity to bring in a second player for his cabaret work at Jitters in northeast Minneapolis during the late...
March 15, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 1, 2017
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
Hastings Reads, Hastings' annual community reading program, has ended. This year's main event was held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hastings Arts...
March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 21, 2017
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
University of Wisconsin-River Falls seniors Marissa Amidon, Adry Cota, Devon Gelhar, Emily Pelton, Grace Sacher, Blake Stolpestad, Rachel Urban and Lisa Vang will present their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree exhibitions in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine Arts building, Feb. 22 to...
February 21, 2017 - 2:18pm
Author Jon Oleson to visit Feb. 23
Jon Oleson, a Bloomington City Council member, will read portions of his book, "What Legacy Are We Giving Our Kids?" and facilitate a conversation about the issues raised in his book when he visits Hastings Thursday, Feb. 23. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at BreakAway Café,...
February 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 17, 2017
Hastings native returns to Hastings stage
Jennifer Eckes is returning to Hastings, her hometown, to get up on the Hastings Arts Center stage and sing.
February 17, 2017 - 8:13am