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Hastings Star Gazette
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
Minn. roundup: Deer harvest up 10 percent; Suspect charged in Mall of America knife attack
Alert firefighter awakens couple as North Hudson attached garage burns
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
Lisa A. Rembleski
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
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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November 10, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL --The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol, following allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 9:57am
November 9, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen pulled from streets as police officer in light of sexual harassment allegations
State Sen. Dan Schoen has been taken off the streets as a Cottage Grove police officer for the foreseeable future amid sexual harassment allegations...
November 9, 2017 - 1:25pm
October 30, 2017
Police: Man killed when truck hits railroad bridge in Cottage Grove identified
A man was found dead Monday, Oct. 30, in a pick-up truck following a crash under the railroad bridge on 103rd Street in Cottage Grove.
October 30, 2017 - 8:58pm
September 20, 2017
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
It started with swollen lymph nodes and a strep throat diagnosis in late-2015, but what came next for Cottage Grove teenager Caden Maddigan was...
September 20, 2017 - 9:22am
August 29, 2017
Up with the birds: Washington County birders treated to a year of rarities
An unobtrusive pair of birds with heavy rounded beaks and a hue brighter than a Blue Jay has made its home in scrubland at the edge of Hamlet...
August 29, 2017 - 11:13am
August 10, 2017
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
Not everyone stopped for a crime at the nation's largest retailer enters the criminal justice system. First-time nonviolent shoplifters at Walmart...
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 7, 2017
Hy-Vee rolls into Cottage Grove
Hy-Vee is here. Starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, Hy-Vee is open seven days a week, 24-hours a day in Cottage Grove. The sprawling 98,000-square-foot...
August 7, 2017 - 7:01pm
August 1, 2017
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
The steady increase of ACL injuries among high school athletes has some trainers and sports medicine professionals raising concerns about the...
August 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 26, 2017
Analysis: Police called disproportionately to Walmart stores
In the years leading up to 2014, police calls for service to retailers in Cottage Grove mainly came from two stores — Target and Kohl’s....
July 26, 2017 - 3:42pm
July 12, 2017
Need a license? Get it now
All Dakota County licensing offices will offer limited services July 20-24. Official licensing centers in Burnsville, Lakeville and Rosemount...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 9, 2017
Rise of the roundabout
Travelling Hargis Parkway from Radio Drive to HealthEast Sports Center and East Ridge High School, drivers pass through as many as six roundabouts....
June 9, 2017 - 8:00am
May 30, 2017
Credit card stealing malware hits dozens of MN and WI Chipotle locations
Chipotle restaurants announced that a cybersecurity allowed hackers to gain access to customer credit card data at a majority of its locations,...
May 30, 2017 - 11:36am
May 25, 2017
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
A Prescott man intentionally tore up an east metro lawn two hours before using a stolen credit card to buy beer and tobacco back in Wisconsin,...
May 25, 2017 - 9:13am
May 7, 2017
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 61
An Eagan motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday on Highway 61 in Denmark Township. Joe Neal Hansmeier, 43, was driving a Harley...
May 7, 2017 - 7:35pm
May 4, 2017
Junction 70 restaurant in Cottage Grove races to finish line
The long-awaited Junction 70 Grill is now serving. Owner Joel Lehman said it is a somewhat limited opening with a limited menu, but will expand...
May 4, 2017 - 2:21pm