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Hastings bridge closure update: The bridge is now expected to close sometime next weekend

September 14, 2012 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge. The main span is expected to be moved sometime next weekend, meaning the Highway 61 bridge will close on or around Sept. 22 through Sept. 24. Continue Reading

Hastings bridge closure changes: It is now expected to close sometime next week

September 10, 2012 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

There has been another change of plans for the Hastings bridge closure, which had been scheduled for this week.
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Touchdown scored by Prescott middle schooler counted for more than just six points

October 10, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

The best night of Tyler Johnson’s 13-year-old life came last week. There’s no question about it. His Prescott Middle School football team lost its game to River Falls, but for Tyler the result of the game mattered little. He scored a touchdown, and a memorable one at that. Continue Reading

20-year-old Hastings man dies in crash near Hager City, Wis.

October 4, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

A 20-year-old Hastings man died Monday afternoon at Regions Hospital in St. Paul as a result of injuries suffered when his car struck a large truck on Hwy. 35, about two miles northwest of Hager City, Wis. Continue Reading

Danny Dimm, who fought to get custody back of his son, dies in logging accident

October 3, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

Danny Dimm, the father of former Hastings resident Timber Dimm who had won a protracted legal battle to get his son back, died today in a logging accident. Continue Reading

Danny Dimm, who fought to get custody back of his son, dies in logging accident

October 3, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

Danny Dimm, the father of former Hastings resident Timber Dimm who had won a protracted legal battle to get his son back, died today in a logging accident. Continue Reading

Driver who caused fatal Hastings crash in 2010 charged with felony; he was traveling almost 90 mph

September 23, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

The driver who caused the fatal crash just north of the Hastings bridge on May 3, 2010, has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide. The offense is a felony. Continue Reading

Video surfaces of landmark Hastings Spiral Bridge being dropped into the Mississippi River

September 19, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

The Pioneer Room at the Hastings City Hall holds all kinds of historical artifacts within its walls. One of those artifacts gets some new life this week, as video shot in 1951 of the Spiral Bridge demolition has been digitized and made available online. Continue Reading

Men at veterans home in Hastings produce custom furniture

September 15, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

Give them a picture, and they’ll give you a finished piece of furniture. Give them a room, and they’ll design something that fits it perfectly. Their skills are becoming more widely known so much so that they receive requests for their work from clients all across the country, and outside the borders as well. Continue Reading

Truck in second Hastings abduction case found

September 15, 2011 in The Hastings Star-Gazette

In August, a Hastings family reported to police the city’s second possible abduction attempt. The family’s two children were outside playing when they were approached by two people in an older model maroon and silver truck. Continue Reading