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Hastings Star Gazette
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
They came home here as children
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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crime and courts
May 11, 2017
Illinois men admit to smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border
Two Illinois men accused of transporting the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony smuggling charges....
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
May 10, 2017
East metro man charged after Hudson freeway crash
A Minnesota man caused an Interstate 94 crash that left a truck driver injured, and then drove away from the scene, according to charges filed...
May 10, 2017 - 3:40pm
Rosemount woman accused of stealing thousands in senior party funds
A Rosemount woman tasked with handling funds for a Dakota County school’s senior party allegedly funneled more than $4,300 from the group’s...
May 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
May 9, 2017
Minn roundup: Suspect found after stabbing in pre-arranged, brass knuckles fight in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—A woman suspected in a stabbing that was part of a pre-arranged, brass knuckles fight among seven people Sunday afternoon in north St. Cloud was arrested late Sunday. Shyla Rae Storkamp, 25, faces possible charges of first- and second-degree assault, according...
May 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 7, 2017
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 61
An Eagan motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday on Highway 61 in Denmark Township. Joe Neal Hansmeier, 43, was driving a Harley...
May 7, 2017 - 7:35pm
May 6, 2017
Hastings man accused of breaking down woman's door in River Falls
A Hastings man was charged with a felony in Pierce County after allegedly breaking down a woman's door last week during a domestic disturbance...
May 6, 2017 - 8:42am
May 5, 2017
Fugitive accused of stealing identity gets 5-year prison term
DAKOTA COUNTY, Minn.—A fugitive who eluded authorities for three years using a fake name before his recent capture in rural Dakota County...
May 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 3, 2017
ACLU sues Dakota County sheriff over DNA collection
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed suit against Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie to prevent DNA sample collections from a...
May 3, 2017 - 4:09pm
Scam alert: Email attack hits Google accounts
An email scam attack that was sent Wednesday afternoon, May 3, is affecting Google accounts. The email invites users to click on a Google...
May 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 2, 2017
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
GOODHUE — An excavating and trucking company must pay an $80,000 penalty and take several corrective actions after the Minnesota Pollution...
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 24, 2017
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
A Level 3 predatory offender that the Minnesota Department of Corrections had been seeking since April 14 is back in custody.
April 24, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 21, 2017
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—The family of a man killed by Ramsey County sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights earlier this week has identified him as Darren Jahnke, 47.
April 21, 2017 - 9:44am
April 20, 2017
Red Wing murder suspect led Wis. deputy on 120-mph chase, charges say
The man charged in a Goodhue County slaying was arrested at gunpoint in Pierce County early Tuesday after leading deputies there on a high-speed...
April 20, 2017 - 9:54am
April 19, 2017
Criminal complaint filed in Red Wing shooting death; man awaits possible extradition from Pierce County
Goodhue County Attorney's Office issued a criminal complaint April 19 in the shooting death of a Red Wing man. Charles Deonta Jones, 26, faces...
April 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
April 18, 2017
Authorities investigate homicide in Red Wing; person of interest found
The death of a man found on a sidewalk in Red Wing’s East End is being investigated as an apparent homicide, according to police.
April 18, 2017 - 8:43am