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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
RAD Zoo visits Pleasant Hill Library
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Artspace on track for July opening
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City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
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
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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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
Three new faces to join city council next year
Hastings will have not one, but three new faces on the city council starting in 2017. In Ward 1, Tina Folch was the winner, earning 62.46 percent...
November 9, 2016 - 2:55am
Hastings area election results
The votes have finally come in from Election Day polling. Results from Dakota County were delayed until after the presidential election was called;...
November 9, 2016 - 2:53am