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February 6, 2018
Hastings first black families helped shape state
February 6, 2018 - 9:43am
January 29, 2018
The Meyer Building was built in 1863. An opera hall was built on the top floor in 1877. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Downtown Hastings: A storied past
January 29, 2018 - 10:13am
November 22, 2017
Construction crews excavating a basement for a proposed home in Nininger Township prompted an investigation when they discovered human remains. Researchers and neighbors have since identified the property as the former Rose Hill Cemetery site. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
December 11, 2016
Two pieces of HHS jewelry are pictured here, dated from 1916. (Star Gazette photos by Katrina Styx)
Pioneer Room's new addition comes from Old Central
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 7, 2016
"The British 75 millimeter First World War field Cannon that was placed in front of the County Courthouse was donated for scrap by the Hastings' Nelson-Lucking America Legion Post during the County's 'Victory Scrap Day' in October 1942." (Dakota County Historical Society photo, published in "Picturing the past: events that shaped Dakota County in the Twentieth Century")
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
December 7, 2016 - 9:04am
October 5, 2016
Michael Korneski’s swimming fins, patented in 1986, were said to help swimmers move faster through the water.
Dozens of inventors have lived, worked in Hastings
October 5, 2016 - 11:17am
September 16, 2016
Downtown Hastings was one of the historic highlights presented to those attending the Historic Preservation Conference last week. (Submitted photo)play button
Historic Preservation Conference explores Hastings history
September 16, 2016 - 9:23am
August 14, 2016
Christopher Nelson of the St. Croix pitches to Nathan Berry of the Rum River Rovers during an old-time base ball exhibition on Saturday morning at Pioneer Park in Hastings. (Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson)
1860s base ball exhibition held at Pioneer Park
August 14, 2016 - 8:00am
March 9, 2016
Deadline to enter Modern Interpretations of Historic Design IV approaches
March 9, 2016 - 11:08am
December 30, 2013
The old crew of the Peanut Line is pictured in this June, 1960, photo. Pictured from left to right are Bob Dodge, Jack Godfrey, Buzz Peterson and Frank Quitter. The Hastings Gazette
Remember the 'Peanut Line?'
December 30, 2013 - 8:38am
November 10, 2011
The Ramsey Mill ruins can be seen near 18th Street and King Midas Lane.
Ramsey Mill ruins still stand next to Vermillion River
November 10, 2011 - 10:26am
The Spiral Bridge was once a major tourist attraction.
Spiral Bridge was once a landmark in Hastings
November 10, 2011 - 10:24am
Notes on Hastings' history
November 10, 2011 - 10:24am
Hastings City Hall was the county courthouse until 1991.
Current City Hall dates back to 1871
November 10, 2011 - 10:22am
June 5, 2010
Book Report: Cherma captured in poetry
June 5, 2010 - 2:24am