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Hastings Star Gazette
Show choirs win big at last competition of the season
Learning about birds: CNC hosts raptor program
Hastings volunteers earn Star of the North Awards
Arrest made in theft from vehicles incidents
County says family wasn’t ready to sell land
crime and courts
Raiders place fourth at state wrestling meet, Rowh places second
Raiders’ girls basketball season ends in section opener
Raiders’ boys basketball season ends at Rochester
Hastings takes fourth at state swim meet; team sets two school records
Swimmers get state meet off to a great start
Mill City String Trio performs at LeDuc Historic Estate
It’s time for St. Patrick’s Day at SEAS
Engagement:Adam Lucking and Nicole Pommerening
Wyatt joins Majeski family
arts and entertainment
Kenneth L. Huffman, 67
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Mildred M. Hoffman, 85
Todd P. Trutna, 45
Nathan T. "Nat" Conner, 93
Letter: County land grab effort unecessary
Letter: SEAS says ‘Thanks’ for help during Patriot tournament
Letter: This farmer could use some help from the county
Letter: County doesn’t need more park land
Editorial: Raider athletes give our city something to be proud of
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF CHARLES THOMPSON
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESTATE OF DARLENE MENZEL
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME PRIMAL ATHLETE
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ON ESATE OF RICHARD ANGUS
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME BEWITCHING BOHEMIA
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
June 23, 2010
Baby 'loopers theory leads to a big laker on Superior
Don Zirbes knows when it's time to catch big lake trout. It's always a few days after the little Kamloops rainbows are stocked along the North Shore. "As soon as they start stocking, you start catching," said Zirbes, who lives on the North Shore between Duluth and Two Harbors. Zirbes...
June 23, 2010 - 9:17am
Field reports: Peregrine Watch begins
Peregrine Watch 2010 is up and running -- or flying -- at Duluth's Lake Place Park on the Lakewalk. Naturalists with Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory will be available with spotting scopes and binoculars from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through Sunday, weather permitting, between...
June 23, 2010 - 9:16am
Environmental group sues to stop AT&T cell tower near BWCAW
The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness filed a lawsuit Tuesday against AT&T Mobility to stop the construction of a telecommunications tower. The group claims the tower would significantly impair the natural and scenic beauty of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and...
June 23, 2010 - 9:14am
June 9, 2010
Lake Vermilion State Park deal finalized
ST. PAUL -- Don't pitch your tent just yet at Lake Vermilion State Park, and don't even think about driving that motor home to a campground there, but state officials say activity will pick up this summer now that Minnesota owns the land. Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed an agreement Tuesday...
June 9, 2010 - 1:41pm
June 2, 2010
Building a biking destination in Woodbury
Mountain biking enthusiasts say a new trail at Carver Lake Park will be a regional destination for off-road riders clamoring for more trail options. "It's a nice facility, so a trail there is going to get used," said Ryan Lieske, Minnesota Off-Road Cycling president. But first the...
news / outdoors
June 2, 2010 - 10:12am
May 26, 2010
Pawlenty vetoes game and fish bill
ST. PAUL -- A governor's veto means Minnesota landowners will not be paid to allow hunters on their property. Also, anglers will not be allowed to use two lines to fish and spearing northern pikes in Cass Lake will not be allowed. And controversial walleye regulations for a lake...
news / outdoors
May 26, 2010 - 10:21am
May 10, 2010
Minnesota fishing opener: Walleyes should be feeding
Mike Berg was almost beside himself at midweek. On his way to check his minnow traps, he passed some shallow bays on Sea Gull Lake near the tip of the Gunflint Trail. "I know the walleyes are in there," said Berg, a long-time Gunflint Trail guide. "I can feel it." He wanted badly...
May 10, 2010 - 11:22am
May 6, 2010
FLW Walleye Tour plans trip to Mississippi River's Pool No. 3
The FLW Walleye Tour Western Division will visit the Mississippi River Pool No. 3 near Red Wing May 20-22 for the first of three stops in the Western circuit. Hosted by the Treasure Island Casino and Resort, the tournament will feature as many as 300 top walleye anglers casting for...
May 6, 2010 - 1:12pm
May 5, 2010
Early risers find action on Wisconsin fishing opener
ON LAKE NEBAGAMON -- The first walleye hit by the dawn's early light, when the waning moon still reflected on the crinkled surface of Lake Nebagamon. Ted Sellers of Duluth could have predicted we would catch a walleye there. It had happened before. "We caught it right off the magic...
May 5, 2010 - 11:22am
Area youths shoot 24-pound turkeys
The spring turkey hunt is in full swing, and two Hastings kids are bringing home some impressive birds. Dakota Theodorson, a freshman at Hastings High School, remembers the exact time he fired the shot that brought down his second turkey. It was at 6:22 a.m. Wednesday, April 17. Theodorson's...
May 5, 2010 - 11:05am
April 26, 2010
Our Outdoors: Horizontal presentations
Have you ever watched the way minnows move? When I was in Grand Forks, N.D., at school, I had multiple chances to jump the Red River into East Grand Forks, Minn., and watch as trout, bass and pike preyed upon minnows that the staff had dumped in the large central aquarium at the Cabela's...
April 26, 2010 - 8:35am
Anglers anticipate a great Wisconsin opener
This one ought to be something. In typical years, the Wisconsin fishing opener occurs on the heels of ice-out. The water is frigid. The fish are usually sullen and sluggish. But this year's opener, May 1, could be like nothing most northern Wisconsin anglers have ever seen. The...
April 26, 2010 - 8:33am
April 21, 2010
Isle Royale wolves dwindling; moose holding on
Wolves on Isle Royale declined 21 percent over the past year due in part to "toxic" inbreeding and battles between packs, while moose on the island continue to feel the effects of a warming climate. That's according to a report released today from the 52nd annual study of the predator-prey...
April 21, 2010 - 4:18pm
Campfires, charcoal banned across Minnesota national forests
Campfires will be banned in Minnesota's national forests starting Friday as conditions continue to be dangerous for wildfires across the northern half of the state. The Superior and Chippewa National Forests are prohibiting all campfires and charcoal fires and grills in all locations,...
April 21, 2010 - 4:17pm