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Hastings Star Gazette
Band students awarded at spring concert
UPDATE: Offender at large after taking van at MCF-Lino Lakes
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Summer Kickoff Celebration to be June 6
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City of Hastings
Where the buffalo roam
Raider baseball wins nine straight MEC games
HHS softball beats Eastview 2-1 in first round of section playoffs
HHS girls golf coming to end of regular season
HHS boys' lacrosse goes 2-1 in last two weeks
The Busby brothers of River Falls
Grand opening of Mississippi River Trail takes place amid rain and cold
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Benefit for Bentley to be held June 17
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
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Steven L. Oostenink, 59
Ruth Olsen, 96
Tecla Rose Karpen, 90
Theresa E. King, 90
Maureen C. Myhre, 51
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letter: Love thy neighbor
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
May 10, 2017
Rosemount woman accused of stealing thousands in senior party funds
A Rosemount woman tasked with handling funds for a Dakota County school’s senior party allegedly funneled more than $4,300 from the group’s...
News/crime and courts
May 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
May 4, 2017
Recycle boat wrap for free
Dakota County residents can recycle boat wrap for free through May 31 at Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine in Rosemount. The type of plastic used to wrap boats requires special handling and should not be placed with regular recycling.
May 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 3, 2017
ACLU sues Dakota County sheriff over DNA collection
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed suit against Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie to prevent DNA sample collections from a...
News/crime and courts
May 3, 2017 - 4:09pm
April 19, 2017
Be prepared: Sheriff reminds residents to observe Severe Weather Awareness Week
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie is reminding citizens that the week of April 17-20 is Severe Weather Awareness Week.
April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2017
DNR stocked trout ahead of last weekend's opener
To local anglers, a DNR crew rolling up to the Vermillion River bank with thousands of trout flopping around in a tank is a sure sign of spring....
April 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2017
County cracks down on distracted driving
Dakota County law enforcement officials want drivers to keep their eyes on the road. In conjunction with April's designation as Distracted Driver...
April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2017
Positive outlook in State of County
Dakota County Board Chairman Mike Slavik had a positive outlook in his April 5 State of the County address at Royal Cliff Conference Center....
April 13, 2017 - 1:50pm
April 3, 2017
County rejects CTIB dissolution plan
The Counties Transit Improvement Board, a five-county transit partnership that includes Dakota County, is planning to dissolve. But Dakota County...
April 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 28, 2017
Hastings Relay for Life reboots for 2017
For more than 20 years, Hastings has hosted a Relay for Life event. A fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life is traditionally held at the high school, with music blaring over a set of speakers as teams camp out and rotate people on and off the walking track....
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 22, 2017
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
A Minneapolis-based organization is hoping to get you to make a pledge. It's a simple one: ride any kind of bicycle at least once a day every day in April. The organization, 30 Days of Biking, promises no awards, no fundraising, no ticket prices and no participation tracking. Instead,...
March 22, 2017 - 8:00am
March 14, 2017
Hastings, Dakota County to test sirens Wednesday
The city of Hastings and Dakota County will be testing the new backup system for siren activation on Wednesday, March 15, at 1 p.m. to ensure that the system is working properly. There will be a brief siren test on the city of Hastings and Dakota County sirens within ten miles of...
March 14, 2017 - 2:47pm
Library books go head-to-head this month
This month at the Pleasant Hill Library in Hastings, books are competing bracket style. The library is calling it March Book-Madness, said librarian...
March 14, 2017 - 1:19pm
Townships hold elections
Township elections will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, March 14. Hastings area townships holding elections are Nininger, Vermillion, Marshan, Hampton, Douglas and Ravenna. There are no races for the offices. The Town of Douglas will elect one town supervisor (three-year term)...
March 14, 2017 - 10:46am
Letters to the editor for March 9
Annual town meetings are a form of direct democracy To the editor, Every year Minnesota townships are required to have an "Annual Town Meeting."...
March 14, 2017 - 10:43am
March 6, 2017
Dakota County deputies catch a break on the big screen
Lights, camera, action. The big screen be could in the future for three Dakota County Sheriff deputies. They recently had the opportunity to...
March 6, 2017 - 8:00am