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Hastings Star Gazette
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Vermillion farm photographs exhibited at State Capitol
Second Childhood to change name to SC Toys
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
Real Estate Showcase
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
June 3, 2016
May frost caused selective damage to local vineyards
A mid-May frost caused all sorts of trouble for regional vintners, causing some vineyards to lose a big percentage of this year’s grape crop....
June 3, 2016 - 8:37am
March 10, 2016
Horse owners' workshop scheduled for March 21
The 2012 Agricultural Census counted 66,384 horses in Minnesota, down from 90,140 in 2009, with 2,243 horses in Washington County, 2254 in Dakota,...
March 10, 2016 - 2:28pm