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October 8, 2012
Talk and tour with four river mayors
October 8, 2012 - 9:44am
September 10, 2012
The main span for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings is now floating out of the navigational channel in the Mississippi River.
Hastings bridge closure changes: It is now expected to close sometime next week
September 10, 2012 - 2:50pm
May 25, 2012
Ask a Hastings resident why they like living here, and chances are you'll hear something about the small-town feel or strong sense of community. It feels friendly. It feels safe. But one Hastings family knows all too well that Hastings isn't immune to dangers often associated with bigger cities. 
Kyle Mickle, 24, was walking home from a bar when it happened. He had been at a friend's house earlier in the evening and got dropped off at the bar for a few drinks around midnight Thursday morning, May 17.
Hastings man attacked while walking home; says attackers identified themselves as River Falls residents
May 25, 2012 - 8:15am
October 3, 2011
The Chevrolet Cavalier involved in Monday afternoon's accident on Highway 35. Photo by Jason Schulte
Car-semi collision Monday claims Hastings, Minn., man
October 3, 2011 - 8:30pm
September 6, 2011
Derrick Radke of Hastings took this photo of an alligator in a back channel of the Mississippi River on Friday afternoon.
Hastings, Minn., man finds three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
September 6, 2011 - 9:07am
August 23, 2011
Rescued bald eagle to be release at Carpenter Nature Center on Wednesday
August 23, 2011 - 10:34am
June 20, 2011
UPDATED: Two injured in rollover early Sunday
June 20, 2011 - 8:06am
September 24, 2010
Fall raptor release is Sept. 25 at Carpenter Nature Center
September 24, 2010 - 2:50pm
August 9, 2010
Crews and onlookers watch as a diver, Jim Iliff, surfaces near the boat launch in Hastings. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
July 1, 2010
This is what the new Hastings bridge over the Mississippi River will look like when completed by May 31, 2013. Construction will begin in October 2010.
Bridge design chosen: It will be the tied-arch
July 1, 2010 - 8:09am
May 3, 2010
Hastings Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
One person dies in fatal crash north of Highway 61 bridge in Hastings
May 3, 2010 - 7:48am