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March 20, 2020
It may be sunny and nice outside, but that doesn't mean you should leave your house. The CDC recommends people practice social distancing — deliberately increasing physical space between people to avoid illness — to help slow or stop the spread of coronavirus. iStock / Special to The Forum
Feeling restless? Check out these boredom-busters to cure cabin fever
March 20, 2020 - 7:15am
February 7, 2020
Emily Vikre mixes an Old-fashioned at Vikre Distillery Monday, Jan. 6. Vikre's new book "Camp Cocktails" will be sold in the distillery. She hopes it will be picked up and sold by local shops as well. (Tyler Schank /
Turning a marshmallow into a shot glass (and other tricks from 'Camp Cocktails')
February 7, 2020 - 2:00pm
January 15, 2020
'Frozen Block Party' to replace Eelpout Festival
January 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
December 3, 2019
Photo by Kristopher Grunert. Courtesy of Canadian Pacific. play button
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train train to visit Minnesota communities
December 3, 2019 - 11:42am
November 22, 2019
The Department of Natural Resources is waiving entrance fees to all Minnesota state parks and recreation areas on Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving. (Pioneer file photo)
Free admission to 75 Minnesota state parks, recreation areas Nov. 29
November 22, 2019 - 1:33pm
August 15, 2019
Little-known Dylan and Duluth story, as featured in Louie Kemp's memoir:  in the mid-1970s, a bunch of the characters from Rolling Thunder Revue holed up at the bungalows at Spirit Mountain. Kemp (left), Joan Baez and Bob Dylan were among the vacationers.  Photo courtesy of Louie Kemp
Louie Kemp's memoir is front-row seat to lifelong friendship with Bob Dylan
August 15, 2019 - 7:00am
August 12, 2013
2013 Heritage Days
August 12, 2013 - 1:18pm
November 10, 2011
Runners and walkers taking part in a recent Gobble Gait event in downtown Hastings are pictured here.
Things to do: Go to Gobble Gait
November 10, 2011 - 10:20am
Rivertown Days in Hastings is planned for July 20-22, 2012. This photo is from the trout pond at the 2011 edition of the summertime celebration.
Things to do: Here is the year's calendar of the biggest events
November 10, 2011 - 9:00am
Things to do: Pick apples and grapes
November 10, 2011 - 8:00am
Cruise-Ins are held every other Saturday during the summer in Hastings' downtown area.
Things to do: See a Hastings Cruise-In
November 10, 2011 - 8:00am
A portion of historic downtown Hastings is pictured above.
Things to do: shop until you drop!
November 10, 2011 - 8:00am
October 21, 2011
Where puppies and their people meet
October 21, 2011 - 2:57pm
Library opens door to more than the books
October 21, 2011 - 2:43pm
January 6, 2011
A benefit dinner for the family of Hunter Yablonski (pictured here with his brother Gavin, left) will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at Edison Charter School. The boy succumbed to cancer Dec. 30. Image courtesy Eric Yablonski
Community Calendar - Jan. 9-15, 2011
January 6, 2011 - 3:18pm