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Hastings Star Gazette
Starting Sunday, expect delays when traveling westbound on I-494 from Newport
Workman touts SMART Center and highlights existing challenges at State of the County
Dakota County partners with Lyft
Middle school construction plans required some creative thinking
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
crime and courts
Hastings boys' golf plays in first meet of the 2019 season
Where are they now?
Hastings boys' tennis gets in three matches before winter storm
LIVE UPDATES: Game blog from 2019 Frozen Four championship game
Raider baseball beats Hill-Murray 7-6 in surprise home opener
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
DAKOTA CTY:Summary of Board Proceedings Meeting 03/26/19
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Dakota County: Ad for Bids: Group Medical Coverage
DAKOTA COUNTY: Public Hearing-Ordinance 101 05/07/19
Assumed Name Notice: Davis Empire
Novare Renovation & Design celebrates 10 years!
From here to there: Ron Martino's transition from electrical engineer to potter
Dinner's ready: Weeknight Kitchen brings homemade dinners to those too busy to cook
Sterling Pharmacy permanently closed, dollar and gift store to follow
From there to here: What led Barb Hollenbeck to own a toy shop
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Eugene Joseph Sabaitis
Joann Helen Husen
Nilda Saliente Wolford
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Editorial: Traffic will be hopping Easter holiday weekend
Letter: Bring your body to the next Rivertown Gratefulness Gathering
Letter: Equal is equal
Editorial: Spring cleaning goes beyond the flood
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March 11, 2019
Glowing cityscape lights: Artist’s paintings showcased at Steeple Center
ROSEMOUNT — Ten years ago, Greta Sandquist decided to become serious about painting. For 15 years she had chosen a stable career path working...
March 11, 2019 - 6:00am
December 27, 2018
Railway Gallery to opens to public
Beginning Saturday, Jan. 5, Artspace Hastings River Lofts will be opening its gallery to the public from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. The gallery, located at 121 Tyler St., may be accessed from behind the building. Residents will staff the gallery to answer questions and process sales....
December 27, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Dreaming purple and white
Ready to paint purple and yellow brushstrokes on the football uniforms, artist Patty Smith is patient. But she is eager to see the results from...
January 14, 2018 - 7:49am
November 29, 2017
Annual Art Scholarship Sale begins Nov. 30 at UW-River Falls
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Art Department's annual Art Scholarship Sale is Nov. 30-Dec. 13 in Gallery 101 in the Kleinpell Fine...
November 29, 2017 - 1:49pm
October 27, 2017
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
"The Color Dreamers" have completed their design entitled "Free Birds" on the warming house that will be seasonally placed at Levee Park in Hastings....
October 27, 2017 - 5:12pm
October 9, 2017
Public art to be installed at Levee Park in Hastings
A new piece of art is expected to to bring a "pop" of color surrounded by the blank canvas of the snow this winter. A mural will be added to...
October 9, 2017 - 8:45am
October 4, 2017
Video: Artists paint Hastings, Prescott in 'Plein Air'
The En Plein Air Invitational with Andy Evansen was Sept. 30. Several artists painted landscapes and local points of interest throughout the...
October 4, 2017 - 9:04am
September 26, 2017
Art in the Park brings whirl of color to Afton
Art was in the air last weekend in Afton, as visitors gathered for the city's annual Art in the Park Fair. In its 39th year, the outdoor art...
September 26, 2017 - 4:17pm
September 21, 2017
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
Before the autumn colors coat the St. Croix River Valley, local and regional artists will be adding their own flair this weekend during Afton's...
September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 24, 2017
New products offer artistic views of favorite Minnesota lakes
At first glance, viewers of Cathy Hummel's large printed canvases might notice an overhead view of a lake, complete with some major roads winding...
July 24, 2017 - 8:45am
June 22, 2017
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
The featured artist exhibit at BreakAway Cafe for the month of June is former Hastings High School art teacher Art Nordstrom. Nordstrom's exhibit,...
June 22, 2017 - 9:55am
May 31, 2017
SPARK to replace PITS program this summer
This summer, Hastings Community Education and the Hastings YMCA have joined forces along with several other community partners to offer Summer Programs Arts and Recreation for Kids, a free summer program for youth in the community. "(The partnering organizations) really had the same...
May 31, 2017 - 8:00am
October 6, 2016
Art in the open
Hastings artist Andy Evansen spent good amount of time last week worrying about the weather. He had planned a plein air event in Hastings, bringing...
October 6, 2016 - 8:08am
Artspace groundbreaking featured local musicians, artists, businesses
Artspace saw a strong turnout for its ceremonial groundbreaking event Tuesday afternoon. Artspace is about to begin construction on a new development...
September 6, 2016 - 11:55am
October 30, 2015
Traeder wins Peace Poster contest second year in a row
Hastings Middle School eighth-grade student Chloe Traeder obviously has an eye and talent for art. For the second straight year Traeder won...
October 30, 2015 - 2:26pm