Pine Harbor Christian Academy students present Christmas Play in 2005

December 15, 2005

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After months of practice, students at Pine Harbor Christian Academy celebrated the Christmas season with a musical entitled “Meet Me at the Manger.” Kindergartners are pictured performing. They are Alyssa Olson, Leah Steding, Jasmine Callies, Alyssa Padmanabhan, Joey Merrill, Micha Walt and Andrew Hawn. Over 300 parents and friends enjoyed the performance and cookies and punch afterwards.


Loesch’s Bar competes in Northern Regional Fast Pitch Championships in 1965

September 23, 1965

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Competing for the Northern Regional Fast Pitch Softball championship last weekend at Fargo N.D., the Loesch’s Bar team representing Hastings and the state of Minnesota defeated defending Region champion Cloquet, but lost out in the double-elimination tournament to the two teams which ended up in the finals. Front row left to right sponsor Arnie Loesch, Larry McNamara, Clayt McNamara, Tom Rein, Gene Hageman, Tom Niederkorn and Walt Nelson, back row manager Red Van Guilder, Ray Brown, Wayne Erickson (pick up player from Scandia for the tournament), Dave Amy, Tom Swanson, Curt Thalberg, Marty Conzemius, Don Amy and sponsor Fritz Loesch.

The Point started as gas station in 1940’s

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This photo show the original gas station at what is now known as The Point just north of Hastings at the intersection of highways 61 and 10. The gas station was opened by the Kummer family in the 1940s. Long time owner John Kummer, now 83, worked at The Point for the past 54 years of his life.