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Hastings Star Gazette
Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
Minn. roundup: Text-to-911 service added statewide; Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings
crime and courts
Wrestling: Raider wrestling looks to retool, not rebuild
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
Hastings girls basketball starts season 2-0
Raider boys' basketball wins Red Wing tournament to start season
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
Denmark Twp. PHN 121817 McFadden Request
Hastings Econ Develop Authority Hrg 122117
Hastings PHN 1218 Funeral Home zoning
Hastings PC 121817 hrg Pleasant Drive Rezone
Dakota County Bd proceedings 111417
Gloria J. Knoll
Randall E. Overstreet
Virginia Ann Hirte
Lawrence W. "Larry" Werner Jr.
Ardoth W. McCumber
Letters to the editor: Proud of how Schutt 'ordeal' was handled; McNamara would make us proud in Senate
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Letters to the editor: Thanks for support of school district; Keep the wreath white
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
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October 18, 2017
Red Wing woman, teen injured after collision with deer
Two Red Wing residents were injured Wednesday after the vehicle they were in struck a deer in Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office...
October 18, 2017 - 9:38am
October 3, 2017
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
August 2, 2017
UPDATE: Two employees die in private school gas explosion in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two employees of Minnehaha Academy were killed after a Wednesday morning natural gas explosion tore through the private school's...
August 2, 2017 - 10:45pm
June 6, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified; Muslim student's school removal subject of complaint
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 19, 2017
Vehicle strikes parked car on Vermillion Street
A vehicle traveling south on Vermillion Street around 10:30 p.m. on May 18 struck a parked car near Fourth Street. The parked car rolled onto...
May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two killed following an alcohol-involved crash in northern Minnesota
BUHL, Minn. — Two people were killed following an alcohol-involved two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 169 outside Buhl late Saturday. Jason Michael Gates, 26, of Superior, and 7-year-old Snowden Elizabeth Bothwell, of Hibbing, died in the crash, said the Minnesota State Patrol...
May 15, 2017 - 10:23am
May 7, 2017
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 61
An Eagan motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday on Highway 61 in Denmark Township. Joe Neal Hansmeier, 43, was driving a Harley...
May 7, 2017 - 7:35pm
February 21, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
ST. PAUL—The Jewish Community Center on St. Paul Avenue in Highland Park has re-opened after an evacuation Monday morning due to a bomb threat. After a search of the facility, the St. Paul police did not find bombs or dangerous devices. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders...
February 21, 2017 - 9:33am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — One of the most horrendous crash scenes area law enforcement officers said they have ever seen in their career occurred...
February 17, 2017 - 10:33am
February 6, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man killed, teen passenger injured in crash; 3 involved in fatal crash in western Minn.
DEER RIVER, Minn. — A 22-year-old Remer, Minnesota, man was killed and a 19-year-old female passenger from Remer received non-life-threatening injuries in a Saturday night crash near here. The city is located in Itasca County east of Bemidji. A baby girl riding in the Chrysler...
February 6, 2017 - 9:45am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
These 10 holiday toys are dangerous, safety group says
BOSTON—A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids can don and wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by weapons in the...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin...
September 28, 2016 - 9:40am
August 1, 2016
Coon Rapids man dies in crash south of Hastings on Highway 316
A 57-year-old Coon Rapids man died early Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 316 south of Hastings. The man, Robert S. Kary, was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi northbound on Highway 316 at 200th Street East when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 2:30...
August 1, 2016 - 8:34am
June 26, 2016
Prescott woman dead, Hastings man injured in western Wisconsin motorcycle crash
A woman from Prescott died in a motorcycle crash Saturday in western Wisconsin. A Hastings man who was driving the motorcycle was injured in the crash. Joshua Sykora, a 34-year-old Hastings man, was driving and 38-year-old Brooke Baker of Prescott was his passenger. The vehicle went...
June 26, 2016 - 9:45am