Motorists in Hastings should expect a traffic switch with the new Hastings Bridge opening to southbound traffic on Highway 61 Monday night.
The Hastings man arrested for allegedly robbing a gas station at knife-point before fleeing on a “light colored kids bike” was charged with felony first-degree aggravated robbery. According to the charges, Joseph Robert Olson, 27, robbed the gas station on Vermillion Street at 5:08 a.m. on May 22 while wielding a 4-inch knife. Surveillance video helped police identify Olson.
One of our national symbols is making a comeback along the Mississippi River. For years, the bald eagle had been nearing extinction due to pesticides. But things have changed for the better. Paul Labovitz with the National Park Service says the experience of seeing a bald eagle is one filled with awe.
Two people are under arrest after a dramatic convenience store robbery in Hastings was caught on tape. WCCO-TV showed surveillance video of the robbery Wednesday night. The video captured a man armed with a knife demanding cash from the registers.
Authorities said several tips led to the arrest late Wednesday night of two people in connection with the robbery of a Hastings gas station on May 22. Hastings Police arrested 27-year-old Joseph Robert Olson and 31-year-old Jacquelyn Irene Keehn in connection with the case.
Hastings Police are hoping that surveillance video will help catch a man who used a knife to rob a gas station Wednesday morning.
A 35-year-old Hastings woman has been charged with allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content of over twice the driving limit with her 6-year-old child in the car, according to authorities.
A 47-year-old Hastings man was sentenced Thursday to more than 21 years in prison as part of a plea agreement after he admitted to sexually assaulting a college student. Louis Richard Oliver was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court to 260 months in prison, the Justice Department said. Oliver pleaded guilty earlier this month to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and to assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November.
Hastings Police are asking for help catching a vandal who spray painted possibly satanic graffiti on the side of a church. Five-pointed stars inside circles and an upside down cross have now been washed off of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church’s brick walls and windows, but remnants of the graffiti remain. Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell says the nature of this vandalism is a concern to his department.
An ex-convict dubbed the “Man in Black” bank robber has admitted stealing more than $110,000 in 31 bank robberies across Minnesota.
A 22-year-old Hastings man is accused of assaulting a police officer who was responding to a call of a violation of an order for protection, according to charges filed Monday in Dakota County Court.
A 47-year-old Hastings man pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.
A 41-year-old Owatonna man has been sentenced to 240 days in jail and 10 years’ probation for stealing liquor and selling it for cash while working for a liquor distributor, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
A 24-year-old Hastings man could face up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to producing child pornography, the Department of Justice said.
A Hastings man faces charges after his 2-year-old son was found wandering the streets Sunday carrying alcohol, according to charges filed by Dakota County.
Police arrested a Hastings man after his 2-year-old son was discovered in the middle of the street with two alcoholic drinks.
The skeletal remains of a woman found near the Vermillion River in Hastings has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner on Thursday.
A 24-year-old Hastings man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman while she was sleeping at a home in South St. Paul, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.
Authorities say a Hastings woman who hasn’t been seen since Dec. 17, 2012, has been found safe in Oklahoma.
Police say a 65-year-old Hastings man admitted to cutting the wires behind an area business because they were contributing to the pressure on his brain.
A 48-year-old Wisconsin man has been accused of assaulting a co-worker at a Hastings hospital last week, according to charges filed in Dakota County.
Police are asking the public’s help in finding the person responsible for smashing a car window at the Hastings YMCA and stealing a purse inside.
Authorities said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in connection with the south metro crash last September that killed a Hastings teenager.
Hastings Police are looking for two suspects in connection with a credit card fraud case in the city, authorities said Tuesday.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains were discovered near the Vermillion River in Hastings.