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Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
HHS Wind Ensemble hosts Connection Concert
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
Catholic schools raise money in marathon fundraiser
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Raiders’ football handles Tartan easily to earn home section playoff game
Hastings football beats Henry Sibley 43-22 in first round of section playoffs
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Hastings football survives furious comeback to beat North St. Paul 34-27 at homecoming
LeDuc hosts annual Harvest Haunting
Church brings national speakers to aid parents
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Boy Scout Troop 23 spent a week on a high adventure trip
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
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PN ACCURACY TEST
RESURRECTION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF HASTINGS
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October 11, 2016
Cannon Falls police seek help locating suspect in attempted abduction
Cannon Falls police are seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of attempting to abduct a 10-year-old girl. According to police, on Sunday, Oct. 9, at approximately 4 p.m., a man reportedly attempted to abduct a 10-year-old female from Lower Hannah's Bend Park in Cannon...
News/crime and courts
October 11, 2016 - 11:59am
September 27, 2016
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Two suspects were taken into custody Monday, Sept. 26, after a bizarre sequence of chases and vehicle crashes in Cannon Falls and Dakota County. According to a news release Monday by Cannon Falls police: Police responded to a driving complaint around 9:21 a.m. of a pickup truck pulling...
News/crime and courts
September 27, 2016 - 9:13am
August 3, 2016
Hastings man hurts officer during domestic dispute
A 37-year-old Hastings man, Jeramie James Krippner, is facing charges for assaulting a peace officer, obstructing legal process, interference with an emergency call and disorderly conduct, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court on July 28. On July 26, Hastings police officers...
News/crime and courts
August 3, 2016 - 4:53pm
July 29, 2016
Dakota County Drug Task Force highlighted in forfeitures report
State Auditor Rebecca Otto last week released the Criminal Forfeitures Report, which provides information on the amount of cash and property seized subject to forfeiture by Minnesota law enforcement agencies where the final disposition was completed in 2015. The Dakota County Drug...
July 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 23, 2016
New In-Custody Courtroom now in use
The new In-Custody Courtroom (ICCR) at the Dakota County Sheriff Department in Hastings went live June 2. The new ICCR is part of the Judicial...
News/crime and courts
July 23, 2016 - 8:00am
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
May 21, 2016
County ranks high with its residents
Dakota County residents continue to like living here and rate the quality of life very good. That is the indication from the 2016 Multi-County Residential Opinion Survey conducted earlier this year. The survey was done in collaboration with Olmsted, Scott, St. Louis and Washington...
May 21, 2016 - 8:00am
April 29, 2016
The Arc offers free guardianship workshop in Rosemount May 9
ST. PAUL – Dakota County residents who have a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability can learn more about legal guardianship for their loved one at a free workshop from The Arc Greater Twin Cities. The workshop will be held on Monday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to...
April 29, 2016 - 11:04am
April 28, 2016
Election filing period opens May 17
Considering a run for political office? The filing period for this year’s election on the city, county and state level opens Tuesday, May 17, and continues for two weeks until Tuesday, May. 31. For the City of Hastings, four City Council seats will be on the ballot this year. Incumbents...
April 28, 2016 - 8:44am
March 31, 2016
County population grows by four percent
Last week, the Metropolitan Council reported that the Twin Cities metropolitan region has reached its highest population in history, surpassing more than 3 million residents. Dakota County experienced some of that growth increase since 2010. The U.S. Census Bureau released population...
March 31, 2016 - 9:14am
March 30, 2016
SWCD Board election filings begin May 17
Individuals interested in natural resource management in Dakota County should consider filing May 17 to May 31 to run for the position of Supervisor...
March 30, 2016 - 1:17pm
March 24, 2016
County property values on the rise
Dakota County property owners are receiving their annual valuation notices and property tax notices this month. The valuation report, prepared by the Dakota County Assessing Services, indicates that the taxable market values in Dakota County increased approximately 4.3 percent to...
March 24, 2016 - 8:25am
March 4, 2016
Flint Hills Resources employee honored as Exceptional Dakota County Businesswoman
Cinda Lohmann, an 18-year employee of Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery, has been named a 2016 Dakota County Exceptional Businesswoman...
March 4, 2016 - 11:16am
January 27, 2016
Flint Hills Resources names new manager of Pine Bend refinery
Flint Hills Resources announced Jan. 27 that Geoff Glasrud has been promoted to vice president and manufacturing manager of the Flint Hills Resources...
January 27, 2016 - 10:52am