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Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
Jazz concert in HHS auditorium March 23
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
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City of Hastings
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
HHS boys' basketball falls to Rosemount in first round of section playoffs
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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August 2, 2016
Primary election is Aug. 9
Four Republicans vying for Congressional spot in general election On Tuesday, Aug. 9, voters will decide who they want to advance to the general election on Nov. 8. While there are no local candidates on the primary ballot this year, there will still be a primary election in Hastings....
August 2, 2016 - 3:28pm
July 30, 2016
Filing period opens Aug. 2 for Vermillion elections
The City of Vermillion will have four open seats on this year’s election. Open city offices include mayor (two-year term), two council members (four-year terms) and one vacancy council member (two-year term). Terms expiring are Mayor Brian Mann, Council Member Travis John, Council...
July 30, 2016 - 8:00am
Primary election is Aug. 9
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, voters will decide who they want to advance to the general election on Nov. 8. While there are no local candidates on the primary ballot this year, there will still be a primary election in Hastings. The primary ballot includes candidates for U.S. Representative...
July 30, 2016 - 8:00am
June 27, 2016
McNamara says his best work was helping constituents
Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, is finishing up the last half of his final year in the state legislature. Although he had filed for re-election...
June 27, 2016 - 3:52pm
June 13, 2016
Leaving proud: Sieben reflects on 14 years as lawmaker
It’s all about relationships. That’s how Sen. Katie Sieben views the Minnesota Legislature, where she is ending her 14-year tenure. “It’s...
June 13, 2016 - 4:18pm
June 3, 2016
McNamara to retire; Jurgens steps in as GOP candidate
Tony Jurgens said he and Rep. Denny McNamara had talked over the years about whether he’d be interested in running for the Minnesota House...
June 3, 2016 - 1:59pm
June 1, 2016
Filing period ends, races set for all four Hastings city council seats
The filing period has ended for this year’s election. The filing period closed Tuesday, May 31. There are no statewide offices on the ballot this year. There is no Hastings School District 200 election. There will be no city primary. The Minnesota primary election is Aug. 9. The...
June 1, 2016 - 12:48pm
April 28, 2016
Election filing period opens May 17
Considering a run for political office? The filing period for this year’s election on the city, county and state level opens Tuesday, May 17, and continues for two weeks until Tuesday, May. 31. For the City of Hastings, four City Council seats will be on the ballot this year. Incumbents...
April 28, 2016 - 8:44am
April 7, 2016
Peterson, Schoen, Slaten get party endorsements
Area Democrats narrowed down their candidates for state office this weekend. Cottage Grove City Council member Jen Peterson got the district’s endorsement for the House of Representatives 54A seat over Warren Claflin of South St. Paul. Attendees also endorsed Rep. Dan Schoen for...
April 7, 2016 - 9:31am
February 11, 2016
Precinct caucuses scheduled for March 1, locations set
Want to get involved in the 2016 elections? Your first opportunity is rapidly approaching. The Minnesota precinct caucuses will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. The major political parties use the caucuses and conventions to endorse candidates and to debate and set the issues...
February 11, 2016 - 9:10am
Hastings DFLer Don Slaten announces District 54B candidacy
Hastings resident and 2014 DFL-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives House District 54B seat (he lost to incumbent Rep....
February 11, 2016 - 8:51am
December 2, 2015
Doffing showing improvement after attack in West Hollywood, California
Kirk Doffing continues to show signs of improvement. And for that, Jackie (Doffing) Geisinger is very grateful. It has been more than six months since her brother Kirk Doffing, 45, an accountant in West Hollywood, was severely beaten by four men as he walked on the evening of May...
December 2, 2015 - 1:02pm
January 25, 2013
Franken talks education with veterans
Hastings resident Paul Bernardy knows the importance of education. Bernardy is a retired Navy/Naval Reservist and is in his fifth semester...
January 25, 2013 - 10:56am
January 11, 2011
McNamara-led panel backs lifting nuclear ban; coal next
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove...
January 11, 2011 - 12:40pm