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They came home here as children
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
crime and courts
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
Volleyball: Raiders' season ends with loss to Henry Sibley
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Lisa A. Rembleski
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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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
November 13, 2014
Letter: Even candidates who didn’t earn seats are winners, too
To the editor, Challengers in elections spend energy, time, and money in their bids for elective offices. They feel they can make a difference to the status quo. Electors are presented with new perspectives to think about. I offer my thanks to some folks who also ran, including Mike...
November 13, 2014 - 11:37am
August 21, 2014
Wright officially withdraws from City Council race
This time it is official. There are now four candidates for the two Hastings City Council at-large positions – Mark Vaughan,756 votes; Lori Brauks, 551 vote; Joanna Bayers, 349 votes; and Ian Martin, 212 votes. The previous fourth-place finisher, Tom Wright, 287 votes, officially...
August 21, 2014 - 11:31am
October 4, 2013
Panel approves Vikings stadium construction
Minnesota Vikings football season ticket holders will contribute $100 million toward a new stadium by purchasing seat licenses and team owners...
October 4, 2013 - 10:27am
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
May 18, 2012
Ron Paul adds mystery to GOP convention
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans gather in St. Cloud this morning, with the official main event picking a candidate to face Democratic U.S....
May 18, 2012 - 8:48am
May 10, 2012
House approves Vikings stadium; final vote today in Senate
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early Thursday approved a construction plan 71-60. Representatives...
May 10, 2012 - 8:51am
May 9, 2012
Vikings stadium bill pressed for time as it moves forward
The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The...
May 9, 2012 - 8:36am
April 17, 2012
Next Vikings news about team leaving?
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings football stadium issue sits on its own one-yard line, 99 yards from a score, and on fourth down players await a play call by legislative leaders standing on the sidelines. Oh, and the clock is nearly at zero and it is not clear that the leaders want...
April 17, 2012 - 4:20pm
April 4, 2012
Cottage Grove Rep. Kriesel invokes pop star Katy Perry during House fireworks debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Rep. John Kriesel just wants to have a good time. "Do you feel we are not as fun as other states?" the Cottage Grove Republican asked fellow representatives Tuesday before they delayed a vote allowing more powerful fireworks. Then, quoting from a Katy Perry...
April 4, 2012 - 10:10am
April 3, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over wolf season
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said before...
April 3, 2012 - 4:44pm