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Hastings Star Gazette
Teachers show unity as they reach more than 200 days without a contract
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
Raiders come to the rescue
Minn. students practice real-world skills at Model Assembly
crime and courts
Hastings alpine ski teams off to strong starts to the season
Hastings swims strong in loss to second-ranked STA
Hastings student-athletes receive MSHSL awards
Raider boys' hockey challenged to elevate play
Raider girls notch first Metro East Conference win
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
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
2018 Community Awards announced
Local collision technician receives national award
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Kimberly Anne Goodwill
Gerlinde M. Adams
Mark A. Wright
Joan M. Voelker
Jeanette "Jean" State
Letter: Changes on letter to editor
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Column: Kindness offers lifelong lessons
Column: Ring out the old, ring in the new
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April 28, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
"It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who...
April 28, 2017 - 12:23pm
April 10, 2017
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Government oversight and transparency are vital to ensuring people's trust. My office oversees over $20 billion of taxpayer money spent yearly...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 1, 2017
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled their budget targets for the upcoming biennium, and I'm pleased with a number of the priorities. With...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Sen. Dan Schoen viewpoint: GOP majorities must change their tune
Last week, we started to see the priorities of the Senate GOP majority, based on their budget proposals. I was presented with the recommendations...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
October 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Stepping away from manufactured drama
As I see it, the goal of travel is to reframe our lives. The goal is that, when we get back, we see things differently. As I grew up in the small town of Aberdeen, South Dakota, I didn’t really get that. In large part, I think, it’s because my idea of traveling at the time was...
October 18, 2016 - 1:20pm
June 8, 2016
Viewpoint: Honor America's freedom June 14
The United States flag can be seen as a symbol of freedom, life, compassion and love of the American soldier and country. The hope and opportunity represented by our national symbol was not lost in the 19th Century. French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville who wrote that America “as...
June 8, 2016 - 11:27am
October 4, 2013
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
It’s commonplace for Minnesota readers to get together and talk about the state’s greatest novelists. Sinclair Lewis and F. Scott...
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
May 16, 2013
Book Report: The choice is yours: Lovely poems, exploding tourism
University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book...
May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm
April 11, 2013
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries...
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 4, 2013
Book Report: A new Scandinavian thriller takes the stage
I'm way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I'll...
April 4, 2013 - 4:28pm
March 22, 2013
Book Report: Indiana, no, make that Wisconsin Jones
When I was a kid in a small Wisconsin grade school, one of my favorite subjects was Wisconsin history, taught to me by my sixth-grade teacher,...
March 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
March 14, 2013
Book Report: Glowing endorsements for new poet
River Falls poet Thomas R. Smith writes that Kristin Laurel's new book of poetry will "burn itself on your memory." Minnesota poet Deborah Keenan...
March 14, 2013 - 9:45am
February 25, 2013
Book Report: The dirt: Even Puritans didn't always come clean
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 17th century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays about...
February 25, 2013 - 3:12pm
February 21, 2013
Book Report: Court documents reveal historical truths
I have ancestors who came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century, so I'm always on the lookout for books, movies or plays...
February 21, 2013 - 9:44am
February 14, 2013
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940,...
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm