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Hastings Star Gazette
Fitness Kit pilot program in full swing at Pleasant Hill Library
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
Fire and crash reports for June 6-11
Hastings council adopts sexual offender ordinance
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS boys' lacrosse puts together solid season over .500
Hastings' Nick Dittrich ties for 30th at state golf tournament
HHS baseball hopes to ride improvements into next season
Hastings Hawks and Miesville Mudhens start seasons
HHS girls' golf continues to build for the future
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
Art's Art to be displayed at BreakAway through July 2
Class of 1947 to celebrate 70-year reunion
Photos: About 500 celebrate at Summer Kickoff
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
arts and entertainment
NINGER TOWNSHIP: 7/3/17 Hearing - Neuman - Minor Lot Split
District 917 Sch Bd Mtg Summary 060617
Assumed Name CDBC
Probate Marueen Myhre 17-402
Hastgs Ord. 2017-03 Amend. Sex Offenders
Edna M. La Pean, 71
Marvin L. Chapman, 79
Francis "Fran" Woxland, 97
Gary L. Varner, 77
Blakely E. Prosser
Viewpoint: Climate change action starts locally
Viewpoint: Hastings would be fantastic port stop
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
Column: Tax relief, transportation funding headline legislative accomplishments
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
May 24, 2017
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
Rosemount High School teacher and head football coach Jeff Erdmann has announced his run for Minnesota's 2nd District. Erdmann will run as a...
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump nominated a Minnesota Supreme Court justice to a St. Louis-based federal appeals court. The White House...
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
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