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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Hastings bridge to be used in bird study
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
Beldenville man in 'fair' condition after Hager City-area crash
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE-ERICKSON & BROWN
INTENT TO DESTROY STUDENT RECORDS
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs De Haro
NOTICE OF MEETING
Rita Ann Engeldinger, 87
Rita Ann Engeldinger, 87
Joan M. Moes, 85
Joseph M. Graham, 74
Francis B. Wellman
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Real Estate Showcase
September 4, 2015
City Council: New firefighters, sidewalk cafés and next year’s budget
The Hastings City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The city is closed Monday for Labor Day. The agenda is relatively light. First up is the introduction of two new firefighter/paramedics: Adam Finseth and Brandon Scharmer. The...
September 4, 2015 - 10:48am
April 19, 2013
Hastings interim administrator Mesko Lee is council pick for city's top job
After interviewing three "very strong" candidates for Hastings' new city administrator Friday morning, the Hastings City Council voted to advance Melanie Mesko Lee forward in the hiring process. Mesko Lee is the city's current interim administrator and formerly was the city's assistant...
April 19, 2013 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2012
House debates Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL -- A debate a decade in the making began this afternoon as the state House considered whether to build a nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium. "This...
May 7, 2012 - 10:34am
March 30, 2012
Santorum emphasizes conservative values at Hudson rally -- videos attached
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited the Hudson Golf Club Friday and emphasized the need for a conservative candidate to challenge...
March 30, 2012 - 12:43pm
December 1, 2011
State budget surplus comes with warnings
ST. PAUL -- Jaws dropped this morning as Minnesota leaders learned the state budget will be $876 million bigger than earlier thought. But the news came with warnings: -- A $1.3 billion deficit is expected in two years. -- The Minnesota economy could take another turn for the worse...
December 1, 2011 - 10:15am
May 27, 2011
South Washington County Telecommunications Commission drops public programming
The South Washington County Telecommunications Commission no longer will air religious and other public-generated programming, opting to broadcast only professionally produced shows and content approved by commission staff. The commission airs its content on three South Washington...
May 27, 2011 - 9:42am
May 13, 2011
'Fake pot' ban closer to becoming law
An anti-drug proposal rooted in south Washington County could soon become Minnesota law. The Minnesota Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would make synthetic marijuana illegal in Minnesota. Democratic Sen. Katie Sieben of Cottage Grove, who sponsored the proposal, said the bill...
May 13, 2011 - 9:16pm
January 12, 2011
Human Services commissioner pledges statewide view
By Don Davis State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's new human services commissioner promises to spend a lot of time outside the Twin...
January 12, 2011 - 12:46pm
Woodbury resident Shellito to lead state VA
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's former adjutant general will be the next state veterans' affairs commissioner. Gov. Mark Dayton this morning announced...
January 12, 2011 - 9:40am
July 28, 2010
Hastings Hallmark has a new owner
The challenging thing about the gift shop business is that nobody needs what you sell, said the new owner of the Hastings Hallmark store. "It's not like the grocery store where you have to go every week, and so we work hard to make it more exciting and more fun to keep people coming...
July 28, 2010 - 1:25pm
September 14, 2009
Sen. Klobuchar's bill regulates formaldehyde
A consumer-protection measure introduced Friday by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar could affect wood products manufacturing. Klobuchar, DFL-Minn., and...
September 14, 2009 - 7:14am
February 5, 2009
Republicans want pay freeze
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Senate Republicans want to freeze all state and local government workers' pay. The proposal goes a step beyond Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who last week said he favored a freeze, but has not offered a bill to do that. Assistant Senate Minority Leader Geoff...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
State could get rewards for watchdogs
The state would get extra federal money by passing a bill protecting people who turn in companies defrauding the government under a new bill. Also, the watchdog himself would get a financial benefit, a percent of the recovered money. Rep. Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, said in this...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 30, 2008
'Biggest crisis' to affect local government aid
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's local governments receive 30 percent of their revenue from the state, so when the state budget is sick, local governments sniffle. Now, with a massive state budget deficit, the affliction is much worse than a cold. Many say legislators must resort to major...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am