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Golf tournament in memory of Chase Passauer to be Aug. 11
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS diver Vova Tipler named 2016-2017 All-American
Vikings moving training camp to Eagan starting in 2018
HTA builds new tennis shed at high school thanks to unexpected generosity
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Hastings Hawks beat Austin BlueSox to snap losing streak
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
The show doesn't stop: Woodbury Community Theatre presents 'Legally Blonde'
River City Chorale offers summer performances
PHOTOS: Summer programs engage kids with fishing, birds of prey
River Falls Days weekend schedule
arts and entertainment
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Joshua Olson, 36
Ardys Mae Frahm, 86
Oscar "Len" Johnson, 101
John T. Chilson, 57
Doris D. Hanson, 76
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Letter: 'Good old boys club' alive in Pierce County
The Great Indoors: A vegan option for beer can chicken
Letter: Hootenanny Committee deserves thanks
Viewpoint: Dayton's inability to negotiate in good faith led to Capitol chaos
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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