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Hastings Star Gazette
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
crime and courts
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
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
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
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
Real Estate Showcase
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
A locally focused exhibit, "Seeds of Change: A Portrait of the Hmong American Farmers Association," will be on display in rooms 320 and 321 at...
12 hours 33 min ago
March 24, 2017
Artspace on track for July opening
The third and final floor is starting to take shape at the top of the new Artspace Hastings Lofts building on the east end of downtown. Thanks...
March 24, 2017 - 8:00am
March 16, 2017
Invasive Asian carp confirmed in St. Croix River
For the first time, an invasive silver carp has been captured in the St. Croix River. The carp, one of several invasive species of so-called...
March 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 14, 2017
Hastings, Dakota County to test sirens Wednesday
The city of Hastings and Dakota County will be testing the new backup system for siren activation on Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. to ensure that the system is working properly. There will be a brief siren test on the city of Hastings and Dakota County sirens within ten miles of...
March 14, 2017 - 2:47pm
March 10, 2017
Hastings talks tourism
It's a comment that has been floating around city circles for years: Hastings needs more tourism. This year, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce...
March 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 25, 2017
Holding on to history
On a Friday afternoon, Mary Ellen Sax and Linda Quammen spent hours pouring over old photos, newspaper clippings and other paper documents scattered...
February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
February 22, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
February 19, 2017
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC
Dakota County Technical College student Nelson Newbill Jr. has been an active user of the campus' Military and Veterans Service Center since...
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 6, 2017
County uses surplus to finish trail
Rather than let a state funding shortfall delay the completion of a new trail, Washington County will kick in more of its own money. The Point Douglas Regional Trail is set to open sometime in November. The 2.5-mile paved trail will connect Point Douglas Park to the new Hastings Bridge...
February 6, 2017 - 1:42pm
January 30, 2017
Dakota County Sheriff's home hit by stray bullet
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie reported Monday that his home was struck by a stray bullet last Saturday morning, Jan. 28, around 4 a.m. According to the news release, residents several blocks away stated after the fact they were awakened by four or five gunshots at or near that...
January 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 12, 2017
Afton Alps holds inaugural 'Brewers Battle' race and ski-bike extravaganza
Afton Alps held its inaugural "Brewers Battle" downhill ski race and ski-bike extravaganza Saturday, Jan. 7, in Afton. In an effort to raise...
January 12, 2017 - 2:19pm
January 10, 2017
New rules set for Mississippi corridor land use, development
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently published development rules for the Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area (MRCCA),...
January 10, 2017 - 2:56pm
January 6, 2017
Emergency shelter available in Eagan for homeless adults
Temporary emergency shelter for neighbors experiencing homelessness is currently available at Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan. Neighbors must be a Dakota County resident and cannot have an open case for public assistance in another county. This shelter is for single adults only....
January 6, 2017 - 2:51pm
December 25, 2016
King's toy drive collects more than 1,200 toys
King's Bar and Grill held its 10th annual toy drive recently. The fundraiser was incredibly successful, collecting more than 1,200 toys and more...
December 25, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions for anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and others planning to recreate on the ice over the holidays.
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm