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April 30, 2012
Special Hastings city budget meeting cancelled
Due to scheduling conflicts and the potential lack of a quorum, the special council meeting scheduled for Monday, April 30, at 6 p.m. has been cancelled. The meeting was originally scheduled to discuss the schedule, direction and potential impacts of the 2013 city budget.
April 30, 2012 - 11:53am
April 13, 2012
City Council: Street project bid, tennis court repairs and fee and license changes
The next Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Hastings City Hall. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. There are three public hearings scheduled. The council will allow comments and vote on amendments to the city code to adjust some city fees...
April 13, 2012 - 12:52pm
March 31, 2012
GOP backs Lehrke, Quinlan, McNamara in Senate District 54
Republicans picked first-time candidate Janis Quinlan to challenge Sen. Katie Sieben and threw their support behind Cottage Grove City Council...
March 31, 2012 - 8:43pm
March 30, 2012
Santorum emphasizes conservative values at Hudson rally -- videos attached
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited the Hudson Golf Club Friday and emphasized the need for a conservative candidate to challenge...
March 30, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 16, 2012
City Council: Street assessments, ward boundaries and a new trail
The Hastings City Council will hold its second meeting of the month at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. The public will be invited to comment on proposed assessments for the 2012 street improvement project before the council votes. The project includes...
March 16, 2012 - 1:19pm
March 2, 2012
City Council: Street improvements, development agreements and ward boundaries
The Hastings City Council will meet Monday, March. 5, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Here's a quick look at what they'll be talking about. The public will be invited to comment on the proposed 2012 infrastructure improvement program. The proposed project would cover about 1.6 miles of streets...
March 2, 2012 - 10:59am
February 21, 2012
House rushes to notify public of sex offender; too fast, one lawmaker says
ST. PAUL -- A 64-year-old man who confessed to sexually molesting 29 youths is scheduled to become the first person to leave a state hospital sex offender treatment program, prompting the Minnesota House Monday to vote 127-1 to change state law so the public is notified near the halfway...
February 21, 2012 - 10:11am
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.
February 17, 2012 - 8:57pm
City Council: Parking restrictions, an annual report and redistricting
The next Hastings City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. Here's a look at what the council will be discussing. City staff is proposing partial parking restrictions along the north side of 12th Street west of Pleasant Drive. The Hastings School District has...
February 17, 2012 - 1:23pm
February 16, 2012
Voter photo ID amendment advances in Senate
The Republican-pushed proposal to require Minnesotans to produce photographic IDs before voting won a Wednesday party-line 8-6 Senate committee...
February 16, 2012 - 9:20am
State of the State: Dayton takes gentler approach in pitch to GOP
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
February 16, 2012 - 9:15am
February 9, 2012
Legislative notebook: Stadium planners awaiting Ramsey County, Minneapolis
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are in the third week of what many leaders say will be a 10-week legislative session, but plenty of questions remain about constructing a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said a group of legislators working on the stadium...
February 9, 2012 - 11:11am
February 2, 2012
City Council: Nominating the old Hudson building
At the next Hastings City Council meeting, council members will discuss whether or not to nominate the old Hudson Manufacturing building to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. The question of nomination has been a topic of...
February 2, 2012 - 3:45pm
January 24, 2012
Lawmakers open 2012 session hoping it's a short one
ST. PAUL -- Many in the Minnesota Legislature think the annual session that begins at noon today could be the shortest since 1998. Plenty of others hope so. For instance, Moorhead Mayor Mark Voxland said the only thing lawmakers must do this year is pass a public works funding bill....
January 24, 2012 - 11:20am
January 18, 2012
Dayton's Vikings stadium decision: no decision yet
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton all but ruled out the Minnesota Vikings' preferred site for a new stadium Wednesday, and said question remain about two downtown Minneapolis sites. With the 2012 legislative session beginning Tuesday, those answers are needed soon or no new stadium will...
January 18, 2012 - 3:33pm