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Hastings man surrenders peacefully following five-hour standoff with police

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The Hastings man who had barricaded himself at his home has surrendered.

Kurt Baker surrendered at about 12:25 a.m. Tuesday at his home on Tiffany Drive.


He is being held at the Dakota County Jail in Hastings. He was booked at 2:07 a.m. on probable cause felony for obstructing the legal process. He was being sought for a probation violation.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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