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Hastings Star Gazette
Minn. roundup: Heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths; Crystal police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
USDA grant will help study resident retention in rural Minnesota
More than 400 runners compete in Apple Blossom races
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raider baseball wins nine straight MEC games
HHS softball beats Eastview 2-1 in first round of section playoffs
HHS girls golf coming to end of regular season
HHS boys' lacrosse goes 2-1 in last two weeks
HHS softball beats Eastview in first round of section playoffs
The Busby brothers of River Falls
Grand opening of Mississippi River Trail takes place amid rain and cold
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Benefit for Bentley to be held June 17
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letter: Love thy neighbor
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
March 30, 2016
SWCD Board election filings begin May 17
Individuals interested in natural resource management in Dakota County should consider filing May 17 to May 31 to run for the position of Supervisor...
March 30, 2016 - 1:17pm
March 22, 2016
Artspace gains Planning Commission approval
Artspace is one step away from gaining the major approvals necessary for it to start construction of a new mixed use, artists’ live/work unit...
March 22, 2016 - 8:30am
March 10, 2016
Public Arts Task Force seeks citizen feedback on art
The Public Arts Task Force formed by the City of Hastings has received multiple proposals for their call for public art, and is now seeking public response to the pieces that are under consideration. A survey has been created on the city’s website; members of the public can review...
March 10, 2016 - 9:59am
Sen. Sieben unveils paid family and medical leave proposal
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Monday morning, March 7, Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove) was joined by more than a dozen statewide advocacy groups to unveil her Paid Family and Medical Leave bill. One day ahead of the start of the 2016 Legislative Session, Sieben says she is looking forward...
March 10, 2016 - 8:59am
March 4, 2016
City Council: Commissioner recognition, site plans and park fees
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. First off, the council will formally recognize planning commissioner Russ Rohloff for his years of service to the city. Rohloff has served six years on the...
March 4, 2016 - 10:47am
February 5, 2016
McNamara, Sieben hear about improving transportation, ‘surplus desires’ and more
For a little more than hour Monday night at Hastings City Hall, Rep. Denny McNamara, Republican, Hastings, and Sen. Katie Sieben, Democrat, Cottage Grove, heard about improving transportation in the state, wishes for what to do with the state’s expected $1.2 billion surplus and...
February 5, 2016 - 8:37am
February 1, 2016
City Council: A first-floor apartment in downtown
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 1. A look at the agenda suggests it could be a quick meeting. Beyond the approval of the minutes from two previous council meetings and the consent agenda, the council is only scheduled to address...
February 1, 2016 - 11:14am
January 21, 2016
Hastings police launch body camera pilot program
The Hastings City Council approved the start of a new pilot program putting video cameras on police officers. The program is expected to last...
January 21, 2016 - 1:04pm
January 15, 2016
City Council: Storm water management, sewer reconstruction and police body cameras
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. City offices are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. The council will consider an amendment to city code regarding...
January 15, 2016 - 10:25am
January 13, 2016
Assembly passes anti-heroin bills; GOP lawmaker flips off minority leader on Assembly floor; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has passed four bills aimed at curbing the state's growing heroin problem. They were sent to the Senate Tuesday on voice votes. It was the second set of proposals in two years from John Nygren, (R-Marinette) whose daughter has fought a heroin addiction....
January 13, 2016 - 7:57am
December 18, 2015
City Council: Service recognition, new liquor licenses and expanding city borders
The Hastings City Council will hold its final meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Several city employees will be recognized for achieving years of service milestones. Employees who have worked for the city for...
December 18, 2015 - 9:54am
December 17, 2015
County levy increase is .41 percent over 2015
Dakota County property taxpayers probably will see a slight increase in the county portion of their 2016 property taxes following action this week by the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the County Board approved a 2016 county budget of $400,982,893...
December 17, 2015 - 8:39am
Council ready to approve next year’s city budget
The Hastings City Council will approve its 2016 budget and tax levy at its next meeting, Dec. 21. The details of the proposed budget were presented at the annual Truth in Taxation hearing, which was held Dec. 7. The city operates through a number of funds which are fed by several...
December 17, 2015 - 8:30am
December 4, 2015
City Council: New firefighter, a $1 sale and next year’s taxes
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda. Korey Ketchmark will be welcomed as the newest firefighter/paramedic at the Hastings Fire Department. The council will hear a presentation from...
December 4, 2015 - 9:31am
November 16, 2015
City Council: Final votes ready for Great Rivers Landing (former Hudson) development
The Hastings City Council has some major decisions to make tonight (Nov. 16) at its regular meeting. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda First up is a set of introductions. Three new city staff members will be introduced: Paige Marschall, recreation programming specialist;...
November 16, 2015 - 8:57am