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Housing, business and clean water: Here's where City Council candidates stand on city issues
Braucks intends to continue economic development
Vaughan seeks to invest in city's infrastructure
Cherney wants to give citizens a strong voice
Rosemount teacher suspended after posting threatening tweet
crime and courts
Hastings girls' tennis competes in individual sections
Raiders football gets payback against Apple Valley with 34-0 win
High school class continues prairie restoration project
Soccer: Raider teams fall in first round of section playoffs
Girls' Tennis: Raiders cruise by Waseca, fall to Lakeville South in sections
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
DAKOTA COUNTY: 10/25/18, 1:30 p.m. Public Accuracy Tests
CITY OF HASTINGS: Ordinance No. 2018-09, Goats
CITY OF HASTINGS: Ordinance No. 2018-08, Electronic Signs
ASSUMED NAME NOTICE: Firebrick Creative
DAKOTA COUNTY: 9/18/18 County Board Minutes
Farm to Table: Rebel Chef restaurant serves fresh, locally-sourced meat, produce
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
New Clinic Director and Owner of MN Spine and Sport
Bye, Goff & Rohde Welcomes New Attorney
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Paul N. Reuter
Cleo Merle Endres
Tibor J. Kovacs
Sandra L. Hembree
Evelyn J. Loesch
50th Wedding Anniversary
LaVerne "Bud" Becker
Hastings Football Connections - Thank You Sponsor's
Tina Folch for House
Letter: City should take accountability for water issues
Letter: The Hastings 5 are a story worth learning about
Column: Journalism is under attack, but what's new?
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July 12, 2018
Column: Stay informed with 3M working groups
On Feb. 20, 2018 — the same day I was sworn in as state senator — news broke that the state settled its lawsuit against the 3M for...
July 12, 2018 - 2:53pm
July 7, 2018
Westerberg column: Thanks to technology, fresh corn is near
It's full speed ahead for the summer time after the Fourth of July. It's time to start asking when the sweet corn and the homegrown tomatoes are ready. It's time to stock up on sunscreen and those swimsuits before they are all out of stock and winter coats come in. It's time to cut...
July 7, 2018 - 5:00am
June 18, 2018
Gessner column: ‘Spring cleaning’ can include your habits
Nancy Gessner owns and operates her own weight loss business in Hastings. She can be reached at email@example.com.
June 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 16, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Time to cruise … on down to farmers market
Bea Westerberg may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Oh me, oh my, oh dear; technically it’s just about half a year gone and half a year to come of 2018! That long winter made it seem like we have a lot more time before that happens.
June 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
Column: Dad is major force in child’s wellbeing
Jewel Pickert is a Hastings resident. Fathers are special. It’s not just my opinion. Research proves it. Before we get to that, think of...
June 16, 2018 - 5:00am
June 10, 2018
A Bea in the Garde: Cotton on to rhubarb's history
Did you survive the great white fluff flood? That would be what I call all the cottonwood seeds and dandelion seeds that seemed to be ready to fly at the same time. The mixture seemed to stick on anything and everything and Marnie the Cat came in with her whiskers a solid white mat....
June 10, 2018 - 5:00am
June 2, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Hot dog, gardening season finally here
June 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 31, 2018
Viewpoint: Successes, disappointments at close of session
The legislative session ended Sunday, May 20, and it's my pleasure to announce a major investment in east metro public safety I helped secure...
May 31, 2018 - 9:50am
May 25, 2018
What do moms and law enforcement have in common?
Both moms and law enforcement are honored in May. Mother's Day was on May 13. Law Enforcement Memorial Day was May 15. Besides having a common, celebratory month, both mothers and police officers deserve respect for their time and trouble. I'm sure many of us can remember a time...
May 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 23, 2018
Viewpoint: Session should benefit SMART Center, Hastings Veterans Home
The 2018 legislative session has come to a close, and while the final days were hectic, we did approve a number of common sense provisions and...
May 23, 2018 - 12:03pm
May 13, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Plenty of ways to make up for late spring
Did you take part in the world event that happened on last Saturday? Did you know that it was "National Gardening in the Nude Day?" I myself did not find out about it until well into the day so I am sorry I did not tell you in time to take part. As it was, I got a lot of scratches...
May 13, 2018 - 7:49am
May 10, 2018
Arbor Day reminder on our ash trees
With Arbor Day having just occurred on April 27th, I would like to remind residents that our ash trees are at great risk with the Emerald Ash...
May 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Top spring injuries and how to stay safe
By Dr. Kristi Trussell. She is the assistant medical director of The Urgency Room in Woodbury, Eagan and Vadnais Heights, Minn. After being...
May 10, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 6, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Finding the right flowers for Mom
Oh boy! The combination of no recent snow storms, warmer temperatures and my special mix of Matcha green tea, honey and cream have elevated me to a new level. As you may recall, I had a few potholes in life to mess up my energy level and I feared that I lost my get-up-and-go. That...
May 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 29, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Hopefully, spring is here to stay
I will have to get over my funk that spring is not going to get here and I am perfectly okay to stay inside and drink tea and bake cookies. I walked down our driveway in shoes without cleats for the first time in months and there were absolutely no ice chunks to kick or slip on. Then...
April 29, 2018 - 12:00pm