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Hastings man surrenders peacefully following five-hour standoff with police

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.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings 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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