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Hastings Star Gazette
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
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
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
Carol Ann Kasal
Gloria M. Norum
JoAnn M. 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 14, 2017
Sex offender suspected in St. Paul teen's disappearance convicted of kidnapping
A convicted sex offender St. Paul police identified as a person of interest in a nearly 25-year-old missing person case will spend four years...
November 14, 2017 - 4:46pm
November 8, 2017
Moose Lake man arrested in high speed pursuit from Woodbury to Hastings
State troopers suspect a Moose Lake man was under the influence of controlled substances when he led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit...
November 8, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ravenna Township incident ends in arrest, felony charge
A Hastings man faces a felony charge of terroristic threats following a SWAT response in Ravenna Township. Dakota County sheriff deputies took...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
October 5, 2017
Newport man receives year of probation for Springfield gun burglary
One of four men accused of stealing guns from a town of Springfield home last fall will serve one year of probation. A St. Croix County Circuit...
October 5, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 3, 2017
Judge cracks down on first ex-boyfriend sentenced for 'revenge porn' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Michael Weigel's former partner woke up last December to a stunning email from her ex. "You will never live in peace. You will...
October 3, 2017 - 11:08pm
September 20, 2017
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Metropolitan areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin have seen significant declines in the number of impaired driving offenses, but the rate of drunken...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Bart Bartos knew he needed to stop drinking. The River Falls-area man had already been convicted 10 times of impaired driving and was beginning...
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
September 12, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court hears case about unlocking suspects' mobile phones
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday, Sept. 12, on a case that's received national attention: whether — or rather,...
September 12, 2017 - 8:15pm
September 4, 2017
Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington
A woman was shot repeatedly and a suspect was arrested after a standoff with authorities late Sunday in Farmington, police said.
September 4, 2017 - 11:52am
August 25, 2017
Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
A rash of armed hotel robberies across the region has authorities asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects. Police have noted...
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
A St. Paul skydiving instructor had anything but a soft landing last month after allegedly attempting to parachute from atop a St. Croix County...
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 24, 2017
Harper sentenced for felony theft; 240 hours community service, $7,500 restitution
A former East Ridge High School principal will serve 240 hours of community service and pay South Washington County Schools $7,500 for misusing...
August 24, 2017 - 4:39pm
August 21, 2017
String of fake ID's prompts warning from Woodbury liquor store
A fake ID can be hard to spot. Sophisticated systems used to produce fraudulent identification cards can recreate the black bar on the backs...
August 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
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 2, 2017
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers have completed a unique study of sex trafficking in Minnesota that could set the stage to develop the country’s...
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am