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Remembering their service
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
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City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
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City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
October 4, 2010
Grouse collar-research program takes wing
STANLEY, N.D. -- As soon as the dog returned with the sharp-tailed grouse, it was obvious this bird was like no other we had shot. Three of us were hunting sharp-tailed grouse a week ago at the Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge in northwestern North Dakota. When my Lab returned with...
October 4, 2010 - 10:55am
Northland is flush with grouse
Two weeks into ruffed grouse season, many hunters are already proclaiming it a banner year. Some hunters are finding mixed success depending on where they're hunting, but many are finding lots of birds. "This is the best grouse hunting I've seen since the '90s," said Darrell Spencer...
October 4, 2010 - 10:53am
September 17, 2010
Dazzling fall color season predicted
Mother Nature is putting more pigment in her paintbrush this fall as abundant moisture and ideal temperatures are predicted to produce a stunning...
September 17, 2010 - 8:08am
September 15, 2010
Several local orchards hurt by spring frost and summer hail
When fall rolls around, it brings with it cooler weather, changing leaves and most importantly a fresh crisp apple. "When you bite into a fresh...
September 15, 2010 - 3:05pm
September 9, 2010
Riverside Props keeps growing
Jake Lodewegen's first job came at the age of 14, so it should come as no surprise that now, the 23-year-old runs two businesses. Ten years ago, while fishing the walleye opener with family near Orr, Lodewegen and the owner of the fishing resort got to talking. When the resort owner...
September 9, 2010 - 9:01am
September 3, 2010
Working to makeover the Mississippi
Clear water - it's a mark of a healthy river, a clean river, and a river that supports all kinds of recreational use. Sections of water in and around the Mississippi River, however, aren't doing so well. There are some who are trying to change that. The Mississippi Makeover Project...
September 3, 2010 - 9:14am
August 25, 2010
Carpenter Nature Center notes: August means crisp apples and migrating birds
August in the river valley means crisp apples, migrating birds, less extreme heat and one of the best seasons to get out and enjoy nature. A 'river of birds' is now working its way down the Mississippi flyway and it is not unusual to watch hundreds of hawks flow over in a day. A record...
August 25, 2010 - 11:32am
Volunteers sought for Spring Lake Park cleanup
This weekend, volunteers will join the Hastings Environmental Protectors to clean up Spring Lake, both by boat and on land.
August 25, 2010 - 11:25am
Very muddy buddies: Race at Afton Alps featured obstacle course and mud pit
They ran about three miles each, biked three miles each, conquered five different obstacles, and before the race was over, Aaron Hagen of Hastings...
August 25, 2010 - 11:21am
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
August 5, 2010
Officials consider fish passageway at Lock and dam in Red Wing
Since the construction of U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3 near Red Wing, only the strongest fish have been able to force their way past the dam's gates. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan, however, proposes a first-of-its kind project for the upper Mississippi River: a passageway for other...
August 5, 2010 - 9:07am
July 22, 2010
Petition asks to let wolf population expand across U.S.
A national environmental group is asking the federal government to keep Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountains until wolves have returned across much more of the U.S. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition Tuesday with the...
July 22, 2010 - 9:40am
Hunting season set for sandhill cranes
Minnesota will hold its first-ever sandhill crane season this fall, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. The season will open Sept. 4, the same day as the early goose season. The regular waterfowl season opens at 9 a.m. on Oct. 2. A Youth Waterfowl Hunting...
July 22, 2010 - 9:37am
July 15, 2010
Black bear and cub reunite in Ely
An Ely black bear and her cub have reunited after 1½ months apart. Researchers Sue Mansfield and Lynn Rogers of the North American Bear Center confirmed to the News Tribune on Monday that Lily and her 5-month-old cub, Hope, reunited Sunday after the mother wandered into the cub's...
July 15, 2010 - 11:41am
July 1, 2010
Dramatic Lake of the Woods rescue saves man trapped in the cabin of capsized boat
For awhile Monday afternoon, Lake of the Woods County Sheriff Dallas Block thought authorities were going to be dragging the bottom of Lake of the Woods for a body. Instead, a team effort between local resorts and authorities from as far away as Roseau, Minn., resulted in the dramatic...
July 1, 2010 - 2:19pm