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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
Flood preparation actions: City Council briefs
crime and courts
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?
Hastings boys' basketball named Class AAAA academic champs
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
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
Hastings Dunn Brothers hit in data breach
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Willa Lee (Womack) Schickling
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Raymond E. Bestler Sr.
Agnes Ann Holmes (Malloy)
Gary A. Passauer
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
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
Gov. Walz: Budget makes historic investment in Greater Minnesota
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March 20, 2019
Flood preparation actions: City Council briefs
2019 Infrastructure Improvement — special assessments The Hastings City Council unanimously voted to adopt the proposed assessments for...
March 20, 2019 - 11:00am
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig holds flood briefing at Hastings City Hall
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig held a flood briefing at Hastings City Hall on Monday, March 8, to start discussions around different agencies working...
March 20, 2019 - 6:00am
March 13, 2019
Hastings starts flood preparations after National Weather Service forecast
The city of Hastings and U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers is preparing for the possibility of major flooding with this week's warming temperatures...
March 13, 2019 - 10:12am
March 4, 2019
Just the beginning: Diversity initiative participants optimistic with last Equity Lab
"The biggest thing I have learned through all of this is that the more we educate ourselves, the more we can welcome others. We have to be open-minded...
March 4, 2019 - 6:00am
February 21, 2019
Next steps: City to talk ADA Transition Plan at open house
The City of Hastings will hold an open house at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at City Hall to unveil its Americans with Disabilities Act Transition...
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
January 31, 2019
City receives results from water disinfection feasibility study
Hastings City Council was briefed on the results of the feasibility study in a workshop meeting Jan. 22. The study, performed by the city's water...
January 31, 2019 - 6:00am
November 6, 2018
Star Gazette retracts paid letter
On Thursday, Nov. 1, a paid political letter titled "Hastings City Council Concern" was published on the Hastings Star Gazette website and on page A5 in the print product referencing a 2015 civil lawsuit settlement. The letter referred to a settlement agreement between a former city...
November 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
September 24, 2018
Stoffel wins Leaders in Local Government Award
Communications Coordinator for the City of Hastings Lee Stoffel was honored with an award for communication and marketing at the Leaders in Local...
September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
June 29, 2018
'Hidden Brain' training challenges Hastings to uncover unconscious bias
"How many of you are biased?" Presenters from the YMCA Equity Innovation Center in Minneapolis asked this question to a room of Hastings residents...
June 29, 2018 - 6:00am
May 15, 2018
Timberwolves select Hastings as possible finalist to win new outdoor basketball courts
The City of Hastings has been chosen as one of three finalists in the southern region of Minnesota to participate in the Minnesota Timberwolves'...
May 15, 2018 - 11:06am
April 25, 2018
Community event will tackle diversity and inclusion discussion
The faces of Hastings are changing. Mayor Paul Hicks talked about a changing community in his State of the City address in February. "It is time we begin a community dialog on how we can become a more welcoming and inclusive community," he said.
April 25, 2018 - 11:16am
November 10, 2016
Council-elect express thanks in wake of Tuesday election
Voters in Dakota County had to wait until after Donald Trump’s acceptance speech to find out which local candidates will lead Hastings and the region over the next few years. Although polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, Dakota County results weren’t posted until 2:08 a.m....
November 10, 2016 - 3:11pm
October 20, 2016
Downtown construction ends for 2016, plans begin for alley work next year
Three years ago, Hastings officials and city staff talked about a project that would revitalize and transform downtown Hastings. This year, the...
October 20, 2016 - 10:16am
September 30, 2016
City council: Presentations, fiber and bond sales
The next regular Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. Before getting down to business, the council will hear two presentations. One will be from Willicey Tynes, the artist that created and installed...
September 30, 2016 - 10:38am
September 15, 2016
City proposes slightly lower tax rate for 2017
The Hastings City Council approved its preliminary budget and property tax levy at its Sept. 6 meeting. The preliminary rates set the maximum...
September 15, 2016 - 9:23am