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Hastings Star Gazette
Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
HHS ceramics students to host Empty Bowls event April 12
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Francis B. Wellman
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to stop plastic bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7...
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
New rules set for Mississippi corridor land use, development
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently published development rules for the Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area (MRCCA),...
January 10, 2017 - 2:56pm
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
DULUTH, Minn. — A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology estimates that nearly 22 million pounds of plastics enter the Great Lakes...
December 22, 2016 - 11:00am
November 14, 2016
‘State of the River’ report comes to Schaar’s Bluff Nov. 15
If you've been to the Hastings riverfront, you've been in a national park. Hastings is part of the Mississippi National River and Recreation...
November 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 2, 2016
Wayne Kieffer family receives award for outstanding conservation efforts
The Wayne Kieffer family was recently recognized by the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD) as their 2016 Outstanding...
November 2, 2016 - 4:52pm
October 8, 2016
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
Rapids Riders Whitewater Club is a nonprofit club dedicated to teaching whitewater kayaking and canoing. The club uses its money to give back...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 22, 2016
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MNDA) has confirmed the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in Hastings. Two separate confirmations have been made within the last week and a half, according to a Friday press release from the City of Hastings. A resident riding a bicycle on...
July 22, 2016 - 3:16pm
July 18, 2016
Fourth-grader acts as Carpenter Nature Center’s director for a day
Last Friday Carpenter Nature Center welcomed Charlie Vier, 10, a fourth-grader from McAuliffe Elementary, as junior director for the day. He...
July 18, 2016 - 8:29am
May 3, 2016
Flint Hills Resources celebrates Arbor Day by planting 5,000th tree in Dakota County
Rosemount, Minn. – Flint Hills Resources celebrated Arbor Day last week after planting its 5,000th tree in Dakota County. Since 2008, Flint...
May 3, 2016 - 8:19am
April 30, 2016
CNC hosts annual birding, Earth Day festival
For the past few years, Carpenter Nature Center has been opening its doors to host a special celebration. It started as the Hastings Area Birding...
April 30, 2016 - 8:00am
April 27, 2016
Hastings is Minnesota’s first official ‘Bird City’
Audubon Minnesota announced last week that Hastings has been recognized as the state’s first Bird City. The announcement was made at the Earth...
April 27, 2016 - 8:57am