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Two Minnesota lawmakers propose House harassment plan
Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
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
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
Ronald W. Schaar
Lynn Ann Savage
Gloria J. Knoll
Randall E. Overstreet
Virginia Ann Hirte
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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June 30, 2017
Sex trafficking problem inspires Prescott author to finish 'Raven Avenging'
Should a citizen ever take the law into their own hands? Gunnar "Raven" Ravendal grapples with the question after his niece is murdered by sex...
June 30, 2017 - 9:38am
March 1, 2017
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
Hastings Reads, Hastings' annual community reading program, has ended. This year's main event was held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hastings Arts...
March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 21, 2017
Author Jon Oleson to visit Feb. 23
Jon Oleson, a Bloomington City Council member, will read portions of his book, "What Legacy Are We Giving Our Kids?" and facilitate a conversation about the issues raised in his book when he visits Hastings Thursday, Feb. 23. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at BreakAway Café,...
February 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2017
Hastings Reads kicks off
Hastings Reads is about to get started for 2017. Hastings Reads is a community-wide reading program that seeks to encourage reading and discussion of books and the ways in which they can help us understand the lives and experiences of ourselves and others. This year's theme is "The...
January 25, 2017 - 9:11am
January 23, 2017
Local woman achieves dream of authorship through personal journals
Hastings resident Ann Makena has dreamed of being an author since she was a student in high school in her native country, Kenya. "I always was...
January 23, 2017 - 12:11pm
November 16, 2016
Author Sheyna Galyan comes to Bierstube Nov. 17
Minnesota Author Sheyna Galyan will meet with readers at the Bierstube in Hastings at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 as part of the monthly “Bookstube at the Bierstube” author event. This event is free and open to the public. Galyan will share stories about her life as an author and more and...
November 16, 2016 - 10:18am
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
October 4, 2013
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
It’s commonplace for Minnesota readers to get together and talk about the state’s greatest novelists. Sinclair Lewis and F. Scott...
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
August 29, 2013
Book Report: Literary tribute to this couple is overdue
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody,...
August 29, 2013 - 12:40pm
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
August 9, 2013
Book Report: Arabian legend, tailored coats revived
Just about the time you think you’ll scream if you’re confronted with another monumental biography, another epic movie, an enigmatic play about T.E. Lawrence, along comes journalist Scott Anderson with a monumental tome, titled “Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly...
August 9, 2013 - 12:51pm
August 1, 2013
Book Report: Not a waste to read poet’s letters
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned...
August 1, 2013 - 10:06am
July 25, 2013
Book Report: Even a grudging reader will like these stories
If you’re a science fiction buff, have I got a book for you to take to the lake.
July 25, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 18, 2013
Book Report: Ya betcha, Wisconsinites are distinctive
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
July 18, 2013 - 8:39am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm