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Hastings Star Gazette
Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
HHS ceramics students to host Empty Bowls event April 12
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Francis B. Wellman
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
April 22, 2017
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In agriculture, every day is Earth Day. The official observation of Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, which gives farmers...
April 22, 2017 - 5:00am
April 5, 2017
Spared ribs: Western Wis. sanctuary takes in footloose pig
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. -- This little piggy won’t go to market. A 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck at 70 mph on the way to a Sioux Falls,...
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
ST. PAUL — Unseasonably warm weather is making Minnesota farmers itchy to get into the fields, but some have not ordered seeds while they...
February 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 2, 2017
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers and agriculture-related groups ask for very little money from the state. Gov. Mark Dayton's $46 billion two-year...
February 2, 2017 - 8:52am
January 4, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union selects interim president
ST. PAUL — A farmer from Renville County has been named the interim president of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Gary Wertish, who has served as vice-president to the MFU for the last five years, assumed the leadership position this week following the retirement Dec. 31 of Doug...
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 2, 2017
Rother, Sorg participate in CHS New Leaders Forum
MINNEAPOLIS — Two local, young producers learned how they can play a crucial role in helping agriculture and the cooperative system thrive during the CHS New Leaders Forum, hosted by CHS Inc., the nation's leading cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company.
January 2, 2017 - 10:17am
November 29, 2016
Two Hastings students earn highest FFA degree
Two college students from Hastings recently completed a major accomplishment within Future Farmers of America. Aaron Mamer and Gabriella Sorg,...
November 29, 2016 - 8:28am
November 24, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store shares results bonus with employees
WILLMAR, Minn. — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees are going into the holidays with plenty of cheer. The company announced on Tuesday that...
November 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 24, 2016 - 6:00am
November 2, 2016
Wayne Kieffer family receives award for outstanding conservation efforts
The Wayne Kieffer family was recently recognized by the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD) as their 2016 Outstanding...
November 2, 2016 - 4:52pm
October 6, 2016
Rach-Al-Paca opens new yarn store
Rachel and Alan Boucher, owners of Rach-Al-Paca Fiber Processing, are expanding their business. Last weekend, they opened a small store on their...
October 6, 2016 - 2:55pm
July 12, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be....
July 12, 2016 - 11:59am
July 3, 2016
Local solar project to turn land into pollinator haven
Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA) has started construction on a new solar power site just north of Hastings. Part of the Aurora Solar project,...
July 3, 2016 - 8:00am
June 30, 2016
Hastings gets first cultivated hemp field in Minnesota since 1950
John Strohfus, owner of Strohfus Stock Farm in Hastings, grows a lot of things, but recently with the help of his partners Ben Thurmes and Ken...
June 30, 2016 - 3:06pm