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Hastings Star Gazette
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
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
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
Carol Ann Kasal
Gloria M. Norum
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
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
November 21, 2017
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
A Hastings man is due in court next month on allegations he embezzled more than $70,000 from a Prescott-area golf course. Pierce County prosecutors...
November 21, 2017 - 8:24am
November 14, 2017
Sex offender suspected in St. Paul teen's disappearance convicted of kidnapping
A convicted sex offender St. Paul police identified as a person of interest in a nearly 25-year-old missing person case will spend four years...
November 14, 2017 - 4:46pm
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a Minnesota law banning political items in and near polling places violates free...
November 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 9, 2017
Former Prescott cops sue city
Two former Prescott police officers are suing the city in hopes of getting their jobs back. The suit, filed Oct. 16 in Pierce County Circuit...
November 9, 2017 - 10:09am
November 8, 2017
Moose Lake man arrested in high speed pursuit from Woodbury to Hastings
State troopers suspect a Moose Lake man was under the influence of controlled substances when he led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit...
November 8, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ravenna Township incident ends in arrest, felony charge
A Hastings man faces a felony charge of terroristic threats following a SWAT response in Ravenna Township. Dakota County sheriff deputies took...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
November 4, 2017
'Sir Death' pot case poised for probation?
The Stillwater man accused of stashing more than 130 pounds of pot in a St. Croix County storage unit could avoid prison, according to statements...
November 4, 2017 - 3:20pm
November 1, 2017
Police: Farmington woman dies by suicide after seven-hour standoff
Police said a Farmington woman died by suicide inside her home Monday, Oct. 31, during a seven-hour standoff at Twin Ponds Circle Townhomes...
November 1, 2017 - 10:39am
October 25, 2017
Jury deliberates on alleged puppy mill case
ELLSWORTH — Jurors began deliberating Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 25, in the case of a rural Elmwood man charged with 125 misdemeanor counts...
October 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
Body found in Prescott last week
PRESCOTT -- Police said a body recovered last week in Prescott was not the result of foul play. Prescott Interim Police Chief Rob Funk said an...
October 25, 2017 - 10:02am
October 22, 2017
Dakota County law enforcement train on protest response
Civilian protesters took to the streets holding riot signs and shouting chants last weekend in Dakota County. The volunteers were actually part...
October 22, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 18, 2017
Women's violence task force to continue under new Dakota County grant
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office has received a Department of Justice grant that will allow them to continue combating domestic and sexual violence. Awarded through the DOJ's Office of Violence Against Women, the $450,000 grant will be split over three years and replenish a previous...
October 18, 2017 - 8:45am
October 5, 2017
Newport man receives year of probation for Springfield gun burglary
One of four men accused of stealing guns from a town of Springfield home last fall will serve one year of probation. A St. Croix County Circuit...
October 5, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 2, 2017
Las Vegas attack leaves Farmington native in critical condition
Farmington native Philip Aurich remains in critical condition following the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. He was among the hundreds injured...
October 2, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 27, 2017
Hastings police shut down counterfeit activity
Hastings police recently arrested a man involved with counterfeit activity in the city. Steven Kenneth Kuhns, 49, of Hastings, has been charged...
September 27, 2017 - 8:50am