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Hastings Star Gazette
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Hastings Veterans Home bus travels in style
Author of memoir of domestic violence, sexual abuse to speak in Hastings
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers
Cold weather rule takes effect Oct. 15
crime and courts
City of Hastings
New bridge at Belwin Conservancy connects students to nature
Swimming: Hastings notches two more wins
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
PHOTOS: A homecoming victory
Volleyball: Raiders fall in five-set, Dig Pink thriller
Seven seniors present BFA thesis exhibitions at UW-River Falls
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
Black Dirt Theater to perform at Hastings City Hall
Women of the cloth: Hastings quilting group takes a sew and pray approach
Public art to be installed at Levee Park in Hastings
arts and entertainment
CITY OF HASTINGS: 10/23/17 Hearing re: Spiral Brewery Parking Exemption
Probate Estate Laura Tverberg
Probate Estate of Alice Stelling
Denmark Twp. Ord. 2017-04 Oakgreen Meadows storm sewers
Probate Estate Richard Pahr
Barbara Ann Morcomb
Elizabeth A. Swenson
Robert A. Schierland
Lori A. Talafous
Linda Susan (Niederkorn) Knowlton
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Letters: What's happening at City Hall?; Strong community needs strong schools
Viewpoint: 'Due process' respects, protects privacy of city employees
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
ST. PAUL — Both the Minnesota House and Senate voted this year to limit what internet service providers can do with their customers' data. But those provisions have been dropped from a compromise bill unveiled Monday, May 1. Lawmakers say the language could still be added back...
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through some of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon...
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 18, 2017
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
River Oaks Golf Course has been under Parks and Recreation Department control for a full quarter now, after being managed by the city council...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 14, 2017
Galland honored for Metro Transit service
In addition to working full time as a sergeant with the Hastings Police Department, James Galland has been working one or two shifts with the...
April 14, 2017 - 8:13am
April 11, 2017
Eyes in the sky: Dakota County purchases 2 drones
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office purchased two drones last summer. Chris Melton, a sergeant at the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, said the...
April 11, 2017 - 9:26am
April 2, 2017
Telecommunications bill causes concern for local officials
A bill moving its way through the Minnesota Legislature has local officials worried they might soon see their authority over public rights-of-way...
April 2, 2017 - 8:00am
March 27, 2017
Public Safety Committee discusses residency restrictions for sex offenders
The City Council's Public Safety Committee met March 20 to discuss concerns related to a predatory offender ordinance. City council members Lori Braucks, Lisa Leifeld and Tina Folch, City Attorney Dan Fluegel, City Administrator Melanie Mesko Lee and Chief of Police Bryan Schafer...
March 27, 2017 - 8:00am
March 23, 2017
City approves 2017 street project
Hastings road construction plans for 2017 are underway. On Monday, the Hastings City Council heard comments from residents regarding the work...
March 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2017
Rep. Jurgens moves bill to stop speed changes on Hwy. 316
Rep. Tony Jurgens (R-Cottage Grove) has started moving a bill through the Minnesota House of Representatives that would force the Minnesota Department...
March 16, 2017 - 9:00am
March 14, 2017
Townships hold elections
Township elections will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, March 14. Hastings area townships holding elections are Nininger, Vermillion, Marshan, Hampton, Douglas and Ravenna. There are no races for the offices. The Town of Douglas will elect one town supervisor (three-year term)...
March 14, 2017 - 10:46am
March 13, 2017
Transit board's breakup delayed by Dakota County objections
Washington County is caught in the middle of a messy divorce.
March 13, 2017 - 3:13pm
March 6, 2017
City looks to reduce WAC/SAC by 25 percent
As the Hastings City Council looks to adjust its water and sewer (utility) rates, they are also taking a look at a related fee: sewer access charges and water access charges.
March 6, 2017 - 1:00pm