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HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
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City of Hastings
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
HHS girls basketball team to play for share of conference title on Tuesday night
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
Coy joins Miller family
Ryland joins Reames family
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August 15, 2011
Presidential town hall attendees sought
The Hastings Star Gazette would like to talk with Hastings residents who attended President Barack Obama's town hall meeting in Cannon Falls Monday. If you were in attendance, please contact Chad Richardson at 651-319-4500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
news / politics
August 15, 2011 - 10:00am
August 10, 2011
Obama plans Monday Minnesota visit
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama plans a southern Minnesota visit next week to start a three-state rural Midwestern tour. The White House late Tuesday afternoon issued a statement with no details. "President Obama will travel to the Midwest on a three-day economic bus tour, making...
August 10, 2011 - 9:13am
July 20, 2011
By the bill: A summary of the budget session
ST. PAUL -- Here is a look at bills the Minnesota Legislature passed during its special session, called to fund state government for two years: -- Health and human services -- $11.4 billion, about $1 billion more than the last budget. No one receiving health care should lose...
July 20, 2011 - 8:19am
Bills signed as shutdown ends, but government restart not immediate
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 20, 2011 - 8:13am
July 19, 2011
Shutdown Day 19: Special session starts, stops as shutdown end nears
The Minnesota Legislature went into special session this afternoon to pass a state budget, almost immediately recessing to discuss the bills in private. There was no indication when lawmakers would approve spending more than $35 billion in the next two years, ending the state's longest...
July 19, 2011 - 11:24am
Shutdown Day 19: Capitol opens, first spending bills surface
ST. PAUL - Signs that the Minnesota government shutdown soon may end are surfacing, but work remains. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the state Capitol to open again at 9 a.m.
July 19, 2011 - 8:11am
July 18, 2011
District 57 lawmakers view pay during shutdown differently
South Washington County lawmakers have accepted paychecks during the state government shutdown, but handled the pay differently. Sen. Katie Sieben and Reps. Denny McNamara and John Kriesel were on a list of 138 legislators who did not elect to have their pay withheld during the shutdown,...
July 18, 2011 - 5:20pm
July 15, 2011
Shutdown Day 15: Monday is goal for special budget session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota leaders hope a special legislative session starts Monday to finish the state budget and end a state government shutdown. Gov. Mark Dayton said on Minnesota Public Radio this noon that he and legislative leaders set a 10 p.m.
July 15, 2011 - 12:48pm
Dayton's offer to end budget impasse
ST. PAUL -- Key elements of an offer by Gov. Mark Dayton to end a budget impasse and a government shutdown, which Republicans leaders agreed to in general Thursday night: -- Delay state payments to schools, providing $700 million -- Borrow against future tobacco lawsuit payments,...
July 15, 2011 - 9:10am
July 14, 2011
Shutdown Day 14: Lawmakers seek continued road work
ST. PAUL -- Schools get money during Minnesota's state government shutdown, so a pair of legislative transportation leaders say road construction funding also should continue. A judge hearing the case gave them little hope that she would allow resumption of the 98 road construction...
July 14, 2011 - 7:33am
July 13, 2011
Wisconsin pays up: Minnesota gets overdue $60M payment
HUDSON, Wis. -- Wisconsin has paid off a nearly $60 million debt to Minnesota, opening the door for a new agreement allowing residents of one state who work in the other to just file one state income tax form. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced in Hudson on Wednesday that his...
July 13, 2011 - 2:11pm
Shutdown Day 13: Judge: 'Flood' lawmakers, governor with shutdown stories
July 13, 2011 - 8:34am
July 12, 2011
Shutdown Day 12: Dayton takes budget message around Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 12, 2011 - 11:23am
July 11, 2011
Gambling no sure bet for budget fix
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Capitol undercurrent for months has suggested gambling as a way to help solve a budget impasse that now has become the longest government shutdown in state history. "The governor wants more revenue, Republicans want no new taxes," Rep. John Kriesel recently...
July 11, 2011 - 5:19pm