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School board weighing options for superintendent position
City Council briefs: Energy Action Plan outlines goals for Hastings
Minnesota cops cracking down on speeders
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
MN to WI traffic chase ends in theft and drug charges for Hastings couple
crime and courts
Hastings week 3 and 4 trap and skeet shooting results
Hubbart finishes Raider career at state golf
Kuhn competes in first state golf tournament
Farmington High School fishing team starts inaugural season
Hastings club gymnasts finish season strong at state, regional meets
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
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 07/09/19, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
City of Miesville: Public Notice - Dakota Electric Tower
DAKOTA COUNTY: Ad For Bids -Juvenile Service Center Boiler Upgrades
DAKOTA COUNTY: Ad For Bids -Northern Service Center Bldg Automation System
Probate Notice: Nancy L.H. Moe 19HA-PR-19-421
Quaint and Quirky moves to new space
Hastings game store sets goal to be a new community spot
Dunkin' opens in Hastings
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Place a Business Announcement
Kenneth L. Augustine
Judy M. Pinnt
Gregory A. Lemmons
Donald J. "Digger" Kasel
Joseph "Joey" Seeger
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Memorial Day services go above and beyond
Editorial: Swimming proficiency is a local 'must'
Letter: Much uncertainty, many choices
Letter: Change isn't always a bad thing
Justin Olsen for Cottage Grove City Council
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Dakota County Historical Society's WWI exhibit headed to Mall of America
The Dakota County Historical Society will haul its World War I exhibit — mock trench and all — to the Mall of America on Memorial...
May 20, 2019 - 9:00am
April 13, 2019
Hastings middle school teacher set to retire after nearly 33-year career
For 30 years Hastings Middle School social studies teacher Spencer Johnson worked at Fort Snelling doing historic interpretation during the summer....
April 13, 2019 - 6:00am
February 20, 2019
101 Things To Do: Goodhue County History Center
Editor's note: This is the latest stop in our new series, 101 Things To Do. Each week through December 2020, we will select one place or activity...
February 20, 2019 - 8:00pm
January 30, 2019
Historical society seeks input on tour review process
The Dakota County Historical Society is seeking individuals to participate in a two-hour tour review event at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at the LeDuc...
January 30, 2019 - 9:43am
December 14, 2018
Prescott's Freedom Park turns 90 with celebration this weekend
Prescott's Dallas Eggers remembers relying on a handful of spots for a drink of water when he was a kid playing in the mid-'60s. There was the...
December 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 6, 2018
Hastings first black families helped shape state
In September 1857 a Minnesota Territory census named and counted inhabitants in preparation for statehood. Hastings' count was 1,983. One of them was "colored." He was Robert S. Burns, a 32-year-old, single barber from North Carolina. According to the census' occupation listings,...
February 6, 2018 - 9:43am
January 29, 2018
Downtown Hastings: A storied past
If walls could talk, there sure would be lots of stories coming from the buildings in downtown Hastings. Many of the shops and businesses are...
January 29, 2018 - 10:13am
November 22, 2017
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Sandra and Jim Herkenratt looked forward to having neighbors. For 38 years, the couple's home in Nininger township faced only an expansive farm...
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
December 11, 2016
Pioneer Room's new addition comes from Old Central
The Hastings Pioneer Room, Hastings' own local history archive, recently received a special donation of items from the Old Central High School....
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 7, 2016
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
In October, Americans around the country began a four-year World War II 75th anniversary commemoration, running from Oct. 18, 2016 to Sept. 2,...
December 7, 2016 - 9:04am
October 5, 2016
Dozens of inventors have lived, worked in Hastings
Over the summer, this newspaper published a series of stories about “Hastings Firsts,” items or ideas that got their start right here in...
October 5, 2016 - 11:17am
September 16, 2016
Historic Preservation Conference explores Hastings history
Last week Hastings hosted the Historic Preservation Conference, an annual conference held in a different Minnesota city each year. This year,...
September 16, 2016 - 9:23am
August 14, 2016
1860s base ball exhibition held at Pioneer Park
Pioneer Park sure lived up to its name on Saturday, Aug. 6. In front of a nice crowd of people relaxing on lawn chairs in the shade, players...
August 14, 2016 - 8:00am
March 9, 2016
Deadline to enter Modern Interpretations of Historic Design IV approaches
The deadline for entry in the Modern Interpretations of Historic Design IV –Designs from the Hastings Needle work Company Arts Challenge is quickly approaching – April 30. This arts challenge is open to all artists locally, statewide, nationwide, and internationally. To register...
March 9, 2016 - 11:08am
December 30, 2013
Remember the 'Peanut Line?'
They called it “the friendliest train ride in the world.” As far back as 1882, the Hastings and Stillwater Railroad, affectionately nicknamed...
December 30, 2013 - 8:38am