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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Good luck, coach Russ Welch
Letter: Rivertown Lions to step away from garage sale event
Letter: Thanks for the safe new bridge
Letter: Well done Mr. Hankes
Editorial: Change of course is another broken promise at UMORE
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February 17, 2012
Politicians await redistricting announcement
ST. PAUL -- The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, could be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial panel is expected to release new legislative and congressional district maps.
politics / government
February 17, 2012 - 8:57pm
December 10, 2010
Pawlenty passes baton to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds the office until Jan. 3, sounded like old pals Thursday after they met privately and before Pawlenty and his wife showed Dayton and his sons...
December 10, 2010 - 1:43pm
December 9, 2010
Dayton, Emmer end campaign as differently as their politics
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer ended their quest for the Minnesota governor's office as differently as they were on the campaign trail. Dayton, the liberal winner, was somber. Emmer, the conservative loser, was loser light hearted.
December 9, 2010 - 12:33pm
December 7, 2010
Recount: In Dakota County, both Emmer and Dayton lose votes
DFL gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton continues to lead the state-wide voting for the state's highest-elected position - even after the recount - but in Dakota County, it is a different story. It was that way on Election Day, Nov. 2, and continues that way after the votes were recounted...
December 7, 2010 - 8:23am
November 17, 2010
Whom of you should be elected as Mayor?
Without a race for either the mayoral seat or two city council seats this year, Hastings residents took it upon themselves to suggest their own candidates. The Hastings Star Gazette collected the names and compiled them here. Mayor Out of 6,646 votes cast for the mayor's seat, 265...
November 17, 2010 - 2:34pm
November 3, 2010
Clark unseats Blakely in judicial race
In a rare defeat of an incumbent judge, Red Wing resident Larry Clark unseated Judge Timothy Blakely in the First Judicial District. Clark, an assistant Dakota County attorney, said called the victory "an extreme honor." "This is the highest honor I think an attorney can achieve,"...
November 3, 2010 - 12:05pm
Sieben wins in very close race
It was close, very close. When the final votes were totaled early Wednesday morning, Senate District 57 incumbent DFLer Katie Sieben had won re-election to another four-year term. She defeated Republican challenger Karin Housley, 15,812 votes, to 15,206 votes. In Dakota County,...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00pm
Republicans lawyer up for recount in governor's race
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Republican Party is bringing in a Washington, D.C. recount expert to organize its effort to overturn a 9,000-vote governor's race deficit. "The race for governor is not over," GOP Chairman Tony Sutton said this morning, outlining his plan to challenge...
November 3, 2010 - 11:16am
Bellows elected sheriff with 54 percent of the votes
Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows was elected to a full four-year term Tuesday, defeating Apple Police Sgt. Mitch Scott by a 54- to 45-percent margin. Bellows earned 67,377 votes to Scott's 56,216 votes. The Dakota County Board of Commissioners had appointed Bellows sheriff in...
November 3, 2010 - 9:38am
McNamara defeats Page by 2-1 margin
When the Minnesota House of Representatives District 57 B race began seven months ago, challenger David Page, DFL, Hastings, was realistic about his chances to win - slim at best. He was right. On Tuesday, incumbent Rep. Denny McNamara, Republican, Hastings, was returned to the...
November 3, 2010 - 8:29am
Dayton-Emmer race could be headed to recount
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters may have handed elections officials another recount Tuesday in a governor's race that remained undecided early today. And Republicans took control of both legislative chambers from Democrats in a stunning turnaround. Democrat Mark Dayton's lead over...
November 3, 2010 - 8:28am
Election night results recap
Voters turned out in high numbers for Tuesday's midterm elections. Here's a quick recap of who won in local races. In the Dakota County Sheriff's race, Dave Bellows won. John Kline cruised to a win in the U.S. House of Representatives race. Denny McNamara was re-elected to the...
November 3, 2010 - 3:00am
November 2, 2010
Where do you vote? Here are the polling places for Hastings and the surrounding area
Polling places within the city of Hastings are as follows: Ward 1, Precinct 2: Hastings City Hall, 101 E. Fourth St. Ward 1, Precinct 3: Hope Lutheran Church, 16898 Michael Ave. Ward 2, Precinct 1: St. John's Lutheran Church, 202 W. Eighth St. Ward 2, Precinct 2: Our Saviour's...
November 2, 2010 - 10:22am
November 1, 2010
Voters head to polls on Tuesday
The seemingly-endless television commercials, mailings and door knocking by candidates will end soon. The 2010 general election will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2. Voters across Minnesota will elect a new governor and cast ballots for other state officials and their...
November 1, 2010 - 8:27am