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Hastings Star Gazette
Dakota County recognized as healthy workplace
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Regina Auxiliary 'Thrifty Treasures Sale' to be held May 23
UPDATE: Prescott man accused of raping woman at knifepoint, stabbing her
crime and courts
Boys' Tennis: Raiders advance to section semifinals with sweep of Woodbury
Girls Lacrosse: Raiders win first game of the season in home opener
Boys' Tennis: Hastings is Metro East Conference champions
Timberwolves select Hastings as possible finalist to win new outdoor basketball courts
Swimming and Diving: Rupp and Williams named academic All-Americans
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
SALE OF CONTENTS OF STORAGE LOCKER 5/28/18
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Mobile Food Units
SUMMONS: Wesley R. Lines Jr. v Bay B. Brown; 85-FA-18-654
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Sidewalk Cafes
PROBATE OF WILL: Erwin Lester Zinnel
It's quaint, quirky and opening in downtown Hastings
Wise Family Funeral to expand parking lot; add crematory
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
New look at Dakota Pines to launch this season
Place a Business Announcement
Eugene W. "Gene" Fuchs
Shirley Ann Meier
Dorothy S. Seifert
Norma J. Kirchner
Helen M. (nee Stoudt) Crawford
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
A Bea in the Garden column: Plenty of ways to make up for late spring
Arbor Day reminder on our ash trees
A Bea in the Garden column: Finding the right flowers for Mom
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January 19, 2018
Wolf enters a new adventure
A Rosemount author entertains readers with absorbing adventure novels today, but for years he made people laugh with humor and satire as a newspaper...
January 19, 2018 - 6:58am
January 3, 2018
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
For many Japanese Americans, the trauma of World War II internment camps lingered long after their release. In her newest novel, "On Liberty's...
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
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