Charge: Man With Illegal Truck Severely Injured DriverA Hastings man is charged with severely injuring a motorist last February in a crash involving a truck with an illegal bumper height and window tints. Justin Lee Schlomka, 33, is charged with criminal vehicular operation resulting in great bodily harm for a crash he is said to have caused on Feb. 4, 2015.
Top Wheelchair Basketball Players Shoot Hoops In Hastings TournamentThe most competitive wheelchair basketball teams in the country took over the Twin Cities Saturday. Hastings High School played host to the Courage Kenny Classic.
Flowers Stolen From Grave Site Of Beloved Hastings GirlA Hastings family is asking thieves to leave their daughter's gravesite alone. Gary and Kris Rothers daughter Abbey passed away in August, after developing viral pneumonia.
Teen Survives Hastings Rollover Crash By Wearing Seat BeltA Minnesota teenager says she is lucky to be alive after she survived a rollover crash near Hastings. Seventeen-year-old Kianna Stewart fell asleep behind the wheel while driving home on the night of Aug. 4.
Best Places To Rent A Boat In MinnesotaWith well over 10,000 lakes, rivers and waterways to explore in our great state, you'd be hard-pressed to not find a boat to rent nearby. Check out our list of five of the best places for boat rentals in Minnesota.
October Sentencing Set For Rock Island Man In Woman's DeathA Rock Island man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend will be sentenced Oct. 9. The sentencing date for 40-year-old Timothy McVay was set Wednesday. He was convicted July 17 of first-degree murder and concealment in the death of 29-year-old Carrie Olson of Davenport, Iowa.
Hastings Community Tries For Record ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took center stage in Hastings on Sunday. People gathered at Veterans Park to break the world record for largest Ice Bucket Challenge.
Charges: Man Stole MnDOT Truck, Led Police On ChaseA 33-year-old Inver Grove Heights man is accused of stealing a state construction truck, leading authorities on a chase and damaging a squad car in a crash, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.
Hastings Family Reunion Falls Just Short Of RecordA family in Hastings fell just short of breaking the world record for people attending a family reunion. More than 1,500 members of the Bauer family got together on Sunday.
New Lego Art Installation Draws Large Crowds At ArboretumA new art installation is bringing in big crowds to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Nature Connects features 13 different nature displays made entirely of Legos.
Woman Accused Of Stealing Almost $3K Worth Of Sunglasses From Pearle VisionA Cottage Grove woman is accused of stealing almost $3,000 worth of eyewear from a Hastings Pearle Vision last spring. Emily Catherine Pesek, 31, is facing one count of theft over $1,000.
Mayflies Swarm Into Hastings For Annual InfestationMayflies have once again invaded the city of Hastings, causing headaches for many.