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Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
crime and courts
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
Volleyball: Raiders' season ends with loss to Henry Sibley
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 Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Lisa A. Rembleski
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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August 19, 2009
Pawlenty seeks federal pork help; other briefs
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty has asked federal authorities to help the pork industry, mostly encouraging them to work out better international trade deals. The Minnesota Republican stopped short of what nine of his colleagues, including those from Iowa and Wisconsin, asked: increasing...
August 19, 2009 - 7:18am
July 21, 2009
Chicken ordinance OK'd by Planning Commission
Hastings residents are now just a vote of the Hastings City Council away from being able to keep chickens as pets and food sources. The Hastings Planning Commission approved an ordinance last week that would allow property owners in most residential areas to keep chickens. Essentially,...
July 21, 2009 - 3:59pm
July 9, 2009
Enjoy the wine and the music at local vineyard
Free music entertainment is now part of summer Sunday afternoons at Alexis Bailly Vineyard, at 18200 Kirby Ave., just south of Hastings. "Music...
July 9, 2009 - 11:07am
June 30, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 24, 2009
City considers allowing chickens in residential neighborhoods
The city is looking to cock-a-doodle-do something about the ordinance that governs what animals people are allowed to keep in residential areas. At Monday's Hastings Planning Commission meeting, the commission tabled a request from the LeDuc Historic Estate to keep 12 chickens on...
June 24, 2009 - 7:41am
June 18, 2009
Aquaponics facility may become a cash generator for dairy industry
A rural Baldwin, Wis. commercial property may hold the future for agriculture. Just outside of town is the building site for the new "Future Farm Food and Fuel" facility, a business partner with the Emerald and Baldwin Dairy operations. Steve Meyer, director of operations, has been...
June 18, 2009 - 7:30am
June 17, 2009
Festival has bluegrass, red berries
The 127th annual Memorial Lutheran Church, Afton Strawberry Festival, will be held Saturday, June 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 15730 Afton...
June 17, 2009 - 7:38am
May 28, 2009
To the editor: Ash borer is sobering reality
To the editor, The finding of emerald ash borer (EAB) in St. Paul is a sobering reality to many of us who consider ourselves friends of the trees. I'd like to encourage the people of St. Paul, Hastings, and wherever else EAB may pop up, to avoid doubling the sorrow. Watch out for...
May 28, 2009 - 3:48pm
May 7, 2009
To the editor; Let's focus on helping animals in Minnesota, first
To the editor, As I write this, I am packing to leave for the No Kill Conference in Washington D.C. this weekend. At the same time, a petition is being circulated asking Minnesota's largest animal welfare organization to reduce their high kill rates. Ironically, at the same time,...
May 7, 2009 - 1:07pm
May 1, 2009
Swine flu tests to grow after confirmed case
COLD SPRING, Minn.
May 1, 2009 - 6:49am
April 9, 2009
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SOUTH WASHINGTON WATERSHED DISTRICT ENLARGEMENT, INCREASE NUMBER MANAGERS ANDVALLEY BRANCH WATERSHED DISTRICT ENLARGEMENT Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources 520 Lafayette Road North Saint Paul, Minnesota 55155 In the matter of the petitions...
April 9, 2009 - 11:35am
June 23, 2008
Biomass study finds feasability, but cost may not be worth it
Cutting small trees and brush for energy can be done without harming Minnesota's northern forests, but the cost to do the work may be more than the profit. That's the finding of the first comprehensive study of the environmental effects and economics of cutting so-called woody biomass. Researchers...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
Corn growers fight back
ST. PAUL - The corn industry is trying to counter those who blame ethanol for pumping up consumer prices. Corn growers say they are responsible for gasoline prices staying lower than they would have otherwise. "A dark oily cloud hangs over motorists' travel plans this Memorial Day...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Cold, wet weather puts farmers behind their planting schedule
WORTHINGTON -- It does snow in late April -- even in early May, for that matter -- but for those of us who have endured a seemingly endless winter, it's time for spring to, well, spring. That sentiment rings especially true for farmers, who await cooperation from Mother Nature to...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
Mining, ag economic bright spots
ST. PAUL - Rural Minnesota provides the state with its only good news in an otherwise dismal economy. High grain prices, especially, provide farmers more money to spend than they have seen in years.
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am