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Send in a story idea for a chance to win Gopher tickets

The Hastings Star Gazette wants to send you to a Minnesota Golden Gopher football game. All you have to do is send in a story idea.

The Star Gazette has a pair of tickets to each game.

We're giving away tickets for the following games:

Saturday, Aug. 30, against Northern Illinois;

Saturday, Sept. 13, against Montana State;

Saturday, Sept. 20, against Florida Atlantic.

To be entered into a drawing for the tickets, just e-mail Hastings Star Gazette editor Chad Richardson a story idea. His e-mail address is

Winners will be notified via e-mail.

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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