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Traffic is reduced on one lane for the second week over the southbound lanes of the Hastings bridge as traffic rolled into the city Monday. The bridge...
August 10, 2022
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By John McLoone As of Monday of this week, just one candidate has filed for the open seat on the Hastings School Board that will be filled at a spe...
August 10, 2022
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“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” -Thomas Keller If we had total choice, would we have picked this area of th...
August 10, 2022
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By Brian Schommer Welcome back to “Out and About;” the new fun and feelgood “feature article” that can be found exclusively in The Journal Newspape...
August 10, 2022
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On Kindergarten and Corinth When I was a wee lass, being a Brownie was the highlight of my kindergarten year. I vividly recall reading the story of ...
August 10, 2022
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16 years ago HASTINGS STAR-GAZETTE July 27, 2006 Started in London in 1844, the global YMCA organization now serves 64 million people in 120 co...
August 10, 2022
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By John McLoone Voters in the City of Hastings will trim the field of candidates for two atlarge seats on the Hastings City Council from six cand...
August 3, 2022
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The Hastings community came together to raise a total of $64,525 in July to help area families served by Hastings Family Service. This amount will rec...
August 10, 2022
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CAMPUS News Local Students Named to Dean's List at Bethel University ST. PAUL, Minn. Local students have been named to the Bethel Univer...
August 10, 2022
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HASTINGS Police Department Reports July 25 •At 12:08 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of Tyler St. After investigation...
August 10, 2022
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HASTINGS Rivers Report The following river level data was logged and/or forecast for the Mississippi River at Hastings by the National Weather Se...
August 10, 2022
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OUTDOOR Adventures By Brian G. Schommer “It’s Playoff Baseball,” Hastings Hawks Outfielder Jordy Horsch said to me after a recent victory ove...
August 10, 2022
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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing” -Helen Keller That is a fact check for me! I was thinking I was somewhere in between those two statem...
August 3, 2022
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By Brian Schommer What do you do when your publisher comes to you and asks if you would be open to writing a feature article each week about “in ge...
August 3, 2022
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I’ll start with this. If you are an undecided voter reading this, thank you. Actually if you are anyone reading this, thank you. I’m sure I speak for ...
August 3, 2022
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A vote for on August 9 is a vote for Growth in Hastings, an Advocate for Hastings and will encourage Progress in Hastings. Bridge the GAP! I thin...
August 3, 2022
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I believe I should be the next atlarge Hastings City Council Member because I have the energy and heart to serve our community in public service. Bein...
August 3, 2022
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I have a vision for the future of Hastings, and I am basing that on all that I’ve done in my 12 years on the Hastings City Council. The following is a...
August 3, 2022
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We are at a pivotal point in local government leadership right now and I feel that I can bring a strong voice with a demonstrated history of leadershi...
August 3, 2022
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I appreciate this opportunity to share a few thoughts as we reach the primary. After working in architecture firms for a few years i read an artic...
August 3, 2022
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Thursday, July 28, around 6:00 in the evening, as ‘rush hour’ was coming to an end leaving Hastings, the Cottage Grove Fire Department was called to ...
August 3, 2022
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God is the source of great ideas Many people in this world have determined to solve life’s challenges on their own. They refuse to ask any serious qu...
August 3, 2022
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16 years ago HASTINGS STAR-GAZETTE July 20, 2006 Coming in from 16 years ago was the news that Hastings would need not one but TWO primaries for...
August 3, 2022
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By John McLoone The field for the primary election Aug. 9 for two open atlarge seats on the Hastings City Council drops to six with Dean Markuson ...
July 27, 2022
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By John McLoone New life is being breathed into a historic Hastings home. Plans for renovation of the Thorwood Estate, 315 Pine St., received t...
July 27, 2022
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“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and without flavor.” -Eleanor Roosevelt I think I just went through a week of no big disaste...
July 27, 2022
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Pass it on It’s been an interesting month, spending significant time in Arizona and Minnesota, caring for a wide variety of folks, and reading slowly...
July 27, 2022