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Hastings Star Gazette
Take a sneak peek at Pleasant Hill Library ahead of tomorrow's grand opening
County hopes federal grant will spur development
Pleasant Hill Library to reopen June 25
Hastings Superintendent Tim Collins withdraws retirement
Police investigating armed robbery at Northtown Cleaners in River Falls
crime and courts
Hawks, Mudhens hit halfway mark of their seasons
Hastings week five trap and skeet shooting results
Spring and early summer results for Hastings Area Swim Team
Hastings week 3 and 4 trap and skeet shooting results
Hubbart finishes Raider career at state golf
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
A new way to organize: Method Organization Co. specializes in senior move management
As resorts, campgrounds continue to disappear, Minnesota tourism industry could take a hit
From Here to There: The Akins turn the family business into a passion
Summer jobs: how teens can capitalize on the tight job market
Quaint and Quirky moves to new space
Place a Business Announcement
Alice Marie (Meier) Kosbab
Veronica Helen Olsen
Gregory A. Lemmons
Donald J. "Digger" Kasel
Kenneth L. Augustine
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Viewpoint: School board should ask the tough questions
Editorial: Thunder, lightning, illegal lightening of the pocket
Letter: Memorial Day services go above and beyond
Editorial: Swimming proficiency is a local 'must'
Letter: Much uncertainty, many choices
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April 4, 2019
Before/After: Video shows extent of Mississippi River flooding at Hastings
RiverTown Multimedia captured aerial video before and after the recent flood event to document the extent of rising water on the Mississippi...
April 4, 2019 - 10:59am
April 3, 2019
Mississippi River crests over weekend
The Mississippi River crested at a stage of roughly 19.5 feet Sunday afternoon, according to National Weather Service data. "The forecast showed...
April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2019
WATCH: Flood preparations begin on Prairie Island
Flood preparations were underway this week on Prairie Island where officials are closely monitoring rising river levels. Dozens of volunteers...
March 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
September 5, 2018
Adrift on the Mississippi: Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
Two Twin Cities residents, one who discovered a handmade boat in the Mississippi River in June, are still looking for the two Hastings residents...
September 5, 2018 - 1:17pm
September 1, 2018
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
When the Chippewa River pushed enough sand into the Mississippi River to form Lake Pepin, it highlighted the effort with an artistic flourish....
September 1, 2018 - 6:00am
August 8, 2018
Mississippi fuel leak reaches Cottage Grove, Grey Cloud
MISSISSIPPI RIVER — An early-morning oil spill in South St. Paul has spread as far south as Grey Cloud Island. Union Pacific spokeswoman...
August 8, 2018 - 4:27pm
July 30, 2018
Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
COTTAGE GROVE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning that took place in the Mississippi River in Cottage Grove...
July 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
July 29, 2018
Barge strikes stalled motorboat near Red Wing Marina
A stalled motorboat, out of gas and drifting down the Mississippi River, was struck by a barge Saturday, July 28, sending two people into the...
July 29, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 20, 2018
National Eagle Center celebrates Bald Eagle Days
WABASHA — The National Eagle Center is launching the summer fishing program June 20 and the celebration of Bald Eagle Days June 22-24....
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 3, 2018
The mighty, military Mississippi: U.S. Army conducts drills on river
HASTINGS — Some boating equipment spotted under the Hastings Bridge on the Mississippi River May 20 was a little out of the ordinary. The...
June 3, 2018 - 7:00am
May 17, 2018
3 men pass through Red Wing on potentially record-breaking canoe trip
Three men launched their canoe May 10 into Lake Itasca to begin a long journey that will take them the entire length of the Mississippi River....
May 17, 2018 - 8:41am
April 11, 2018
First tow reaches St. Paul, signaling start to navigation season
The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter, pushing 12 barges en route to St. Paul, locked through Lock and Dam 2 near Hastings around 1:30 p.m. April...
April 11, 2018 - 4:27pm
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
Minnesota and Wisconsin are home to the largest population of nesting eagles in the United States outside of Alaska. That is why, if you take...
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
November 23, 2017
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
NEWPORT, Minn. — An unusual culprit is being blamed for wreaking havoc this fall. The city-owned properties between Cedar Lane and the Mississippi...
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
August 22, 2017
Hicks joins Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative
Hastings Mayor Paul Hicks recently joined the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative. He met with the executive director of MRCTI, Colin...
August 22, 2017 - 8:35am