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March 6, 2017
City looks to reduce WAC/SAC by 25 percent
March 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 28, 2017
Local water, sewer bills likely to increase
February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Jurgens to fight for 35 mph on Highway 316
February 28, 2017 - 8:00am
February 21, 2017
Cindy Woldstad of St. Paul Park, Minn., lets the tears flow Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, during an anti-opioids rally in the Minnesota Capitol. A speaker thanked her for speaking up about a seven-year painkiller addiction. Don Davis / Forum News Serviceplay button
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 17, 2017
Thirty new single family homes are proposed for the site outlined here. (Images courtesy of the City of Hastings)
City approves 30 new home sites in South Oaks subdivision
February 17, 2017 - 10:08am
February 16, 2017
City begins work on Vermillion Street Corridor project
February 16, 2017 - 3:36pm
February 11, 2017
Mayor Paul Hicks delivers his annual State of the City Address inside the city council chambers at City Hall. (Submitted photo)
Mayor delivers State of the City Address
February 11, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Minnesota state Reps. Paul Anderson of Starbuck, left, and Clark Johnson of North Mankato talk Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in the state House. State lawmakers will be asked to approve a bill paying Minnesotans who lose money working in Wisconsin, which charges many income levels higher taxes. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
January 20, 2017 - 8:49am
January 13, 2017
City now offers lifetime dog license
January 13, 2017 - 1:21pm
January 10, 2017
Bonding a common bond for lawmakers
January 10, 2017 - 9:07am
January 4, 2017
An overflow crowd, mostly of construction workers, jams a Minnesota legislative hearing room Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, to hear testimony about the need to increase transportation funding. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Agreement continues on MN transportation needs, not funding
January 4, 2017 - 11:05am
December 31, 2016
Tony Nelson sat down for a chat with us at Caribou Coffee in Hastings last week. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
Outgoing council member proud of city staffing, development, proactive approach
December 31, 2016 - 2:08pm
December 29, 2016
Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, will join the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in January, after her Senate term ends. Gov. Mark Dayton announced her appointment Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Minnesota Senate)
Sieben appointed to Public Utilities Commission
December 29, 2016 - 6:11pm
December 19, 2016
Anthony (Tony) Alongi is pictured in BreakAway Cafe in Hastings, where he said he'll likely be spending plenty of time in the future. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)
After 12 years, Alongi kept his original promises
December 19, 2016 - 8:27am
Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, will lead a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, on public safety workers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. (Forum News Service file photo)
Schoen to convene roundtable on public safety worker PTSD
December 19, 2016 - 7:33am