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Hastings Star Gazette
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
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
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
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
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
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 12, 2017
Jurgens reaches agreement with MnDOT for Highway 316 speed limit
Rep. Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, has reached an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation regarding a proposed speed limit...
April 12, 2017 - 8:00am
March 3, 2017
Constituent town halls happen 'with or without' congressman
Constituents from across Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, frustrated at what they see as a lack of face-to-face communication with Rep....
March 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2017
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
South Washington County lawmakers’ positions on legalizing Sunday alcohol sales may reflect the issue’s status in the Minnesota Legislat...
February 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
February 15, 2017
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
ST. PAUL — Opponents of a proposal to allow carrying handguns for life say the legislation would allow people to carry guns after it is...
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
January 26, 2017
Anthony Alongi, former Hastings councilman, to run for US president in 2020
Just minutes after President Donald Trump took the oath of office, one Hastings man decided to put his name in the ring to compete for the presidency...
January 26, 2017 - 8:44am
January 23, 2017
Dayton collapses during State of State speech
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, getting up and walking away a few...
January 23, 2017 - 8:29pm
November 28, 2016
Council candidates spent nearly $15,000 on local campaigning
City council election campaigns aren’t typically rife with political spending. However, that doesn’t mean that local candidates aren’t investing in their campaigns. According to records submitted to the city of Hastings, six of the city’s eight council candidates this year...
November 28, 2016 - 2:25pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 22, 2016
In party races, Hastings leaned Republican, but not by much
Hastings voters, for the most part, didn’t stray too far from the middle when it came to state and federal races in last week’s general election. While Hastings voters did generally lean to the right, it wasn’t by much. Hastings voters chose Republican candidates for president,...
November 22, 2016 - 3:51pm
November 10, 2016
Council-elect express thanks in wake of Tuesday election
Voters in Dakota County had to wait until after Donald Trump’s acceptance speech to find out which local candidates will lead Hastings and the region over the next few years. Although polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, Dakota County results weren’t posted until 2:08 a.m....
November 10, 2016 - 3:11pm
November 9, 2016
Dakota County's election results delay caused by incorrect ballots
Dakota County voters eager to see the results for local election races were disappointed last night. Results reporting was delayed until shortly after 2 a.m., six hours after the polls closed. Today, Dakota County issued an explanation. According to a press release, a limited number...
November 9, 2016 - 11:28am
Dakota County among counties stalling congressional results
The results of Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District hang on Dakota County. Not a single precinct had reported to the Secretary of State’s Office as of 2 a.m. Wednesday. By 3:15 a.m., 40 precincts or 14 percent had yet to report. As of press time, Republican candidate Jason...
November 9, 2016 - 3:56am
Jurgens tops Slaten in House District 54B
Tony Jurgens will replace Denny McNamara in the Minnesota House.
November 9, 2016 - 3:39am
Schoen wins Senate District 54 seat
Dan Schoen will move from the Minnesota House to the Senate.
November 9, 2016 - 3:14am