Skip to main content
Hastings Star Gazette
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Community event will tackle diversity and inclusion discussion
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
crime and courts
Tennis: Raiders play five matches in five days
Hastings track and field competes in Wi vs. MN Border Battle
Raiders girls lacrosse falls in season opener to Mahtomedi
Future is uncertain for Raiders golf teams
Sights from Hastings softball scrimmage at the Irish Sports Dome
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
PROBATE NOTICE: Douglas Martin Antonson Estate; File No.19HA-PR-18-263
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Sidewalk Cafes
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Mobile Food Units
HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids- Camera Project
HASTINGS SCHOOL DIST: Ad For Bids- Parking Improvements
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
New look at Dakota Pines to launch this season
Planet Beach moves to downtown Hastings
Ready for a sip at Spiral
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew Asphaug Warg
Judith M. Warner
Sandra L. Moon
Laurence E. Wolford
Tina Folch for House Representative
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
A Bea in the Garden column: Snow stalling spring planting
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Column: How observant are you?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
April 15, 2018
Editorial: Your local news is under tax attack
U.S. tariffs again made big headlines last week. What readers may not know is that tariffs could kill the writers of those headlines. We're...
April 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 7:49am
March 11, 2018
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
How annoying. The driver ahead slows down to 40 mph, then suddenly races ahead before lazily switching lanes with no warning two minutes later....
March 11, 2018 - 4:43am
March 8, 2018
Editorial: Shame on us
Yes, you read the headline correctly — shame on us. We (the newspaper industry) have done a terrible job throughout the decades of informing readers, audience members, business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and citizens about how our business operates. Now,...
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
February 7, 2018
Editorial: District 54 race redefines 'special'
Special elections typically don't garner much attention — sometimes even with local voters. That's because such most elections carry no...
February 7, 2018 - 6:55pm
February 2, 2018
Editorial: Stepping out of my comfort zone
Eventually, you have to grow up. Up to this point, my whole professional life has revolved around sports. The "toy department" in journalism...
February 2, 2018 - 10:00pm
January 19, 2018
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
December 10, 2017
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
"Please stop publishing letters about (X). We don't want to read negative opinions in our local newspaper." "When you print people's horrible...
December 10, 2017 - 8:45am
November 9, 2017
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
You'll go to bed Friday night and wake Saturday as you did today, living in a free land. You can thank every veteran — from those determined...
November 9, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 12, 2017
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Minnesota and Wisconsin state laws require vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing...
October 12, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 1, 2017
Editorial: Don't turn harvest into a road tragedy
Midwest gold is flowing. We refer to corn. Farmers and custom-combine professionals are hard at work harvesting 2017's bounty. This means motorists...
October 1, 2017 - 5:33pm
September 24, 2017
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Again and again people make the wrong choice. They have two, three, four drinks too many and then get behind the wheel. In Minnesota, 41 percent...
September 24, 2017 - 11:00am
August 30, 2017
Editorial: The continuing need for vaccinations is clear
The region's measles outbreak ended just in time as thousands upon thousands of children return to classrooms and young adults head to college....
August 30, 2017 - 7:13pm