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CLIMB presents program on empathy and inclusions to youngsters at HCDC
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Girl Scouts install Gaga ball pit at Pleasant Park, open house is Sept. 23
Police uncover basement marijuana grow operation
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football blanked by South St. Paul Packers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
HHS runners perform well in conference and Mayo cross-country meets
Raiders girls’ soccer wins first match of the season
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
Army veteran’s painting displayed at State Fair
Civil War Weekend comes to LeDuc Historic Estate Sept. 10-11
arts and entertainment
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-10,
David D. Marshall
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Sharon Jean Carroll
Mark W. Denn, 59
Mary Kimmes, 90
Editorial: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Letter: Summer’s not over yet
Letter: Hastings is full of kind people
Letter: In support of Jason Lewis
Letter: Don’t count on biased candidate forums
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January 12, 2012
City Council: Another light meeting
The next Hastings City Council meeting looks to be another quick one. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, as city offices are closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Unless new action is added, the only tasks the council has to accomplish Tuesday are approving...
January 12, 2012 - 4:12pm
January 11, 2012
Stadium activity increases as deadline, session near
ST. PAUL -- A Thursday deadline and the approaching Minnesota legislative session are pushing Vikings stadium talk up front. Stadium talk dominates this week, especially on Wednesday because of an unexpected proposal to build a stadium in Shakopee. Brad Tabke, mayor of the southwestern...
January 11, 2012 - 12:41pm
December 30, 2011
City Council: New Year's resolutions and recognitions
There isn't a whole lot of business for the Hastings City Council to address at its next meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. With the turnover of a new year, the council has several consent agenda resolutions to approve, such as giving approval to the mayor, finance...
December 30, 2011 - 11:24am
December 28, 2011
MN Senate Republicans pick new leader, promise 'fresh start'
ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Minnesota Senate Republicans promised a fresh start Tuesday night, putting behind a scandal and spending 11 hours picking...
December 28, 2011 - 8:20am
December 27, 2011
MN Senate GOP meets to pick new leader
December 27, 2011 - 9:39am
December 21, 2011
MN Senate leader Koch apologizes for 'engaging in a relationship'
Former Senate Majority Leader Any Koch says she is sorry for being in a relationship with a Senate employee. "I regret more than words can express the hurt that I have caused to the people that I love, and to those who have worked and served with me over the past years," Koch said...
December 21, 2011 - 5:06pm
December 20, 2011
MN Senate leader's scandal could slow Vikings stadium discussion
ST. PAUL -- Upheaval within Senate Republican ranks could delay work on a Minnesota Vikings football stadium. "Obviously, it's a bump in the road," said Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, who is chief House point man for a stadium bill. Sen. Amy Koch, who resigned last week as majority...
December 20, 2011 - 12:48pm
December 15, 2011
Minnesota Senate leader's resignation shocks state's politicians
ST. PAUL -- The first woman to lead the Minnesota Senate is leaving, saying she wants to spend time with family and work in the private sector. Amy Koch, 40, shocked her colleagues Thursday when she wrote to them saying she would quit immediately as majority leader, in the job just...
December 15, 2011 - 7:55pm
City Council: Employee recognition, rezoning and next year's budget
The Hastings City Council will hold its final meeting of the year at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19. Here's a look at what's on the agenda. Several city employees will be recognized for their years of service to the city. Fifteen employees mark their fifth year; seven have been here 10 years;...
December 15, 2011 - 4:03pm
December 14, 2011
Outdoors, environment groups see 120 days to stop carp
ST. PAUL -- Federal and state officials have 120 days to act against destructive Asian carp that could infest most Minnesota waters, a coalition of outdoors and environmental groups says. "I don't think it is anything we should tolerate," Jeff Forester of the Minnesota Seasonal Recreation...
December 14, 2011 - 4:48pm
December 11, 2011
Senator and governor battle, then agree to peace breakfast
ST. PAUL -- Perhaps a hardy breakfast can lead to a truce between one of Minnesota's most conservative Republicans, who wants to serve in Congress, and the state's liberal Democratic governor. After a day of back-and-forth emails and letters sharply criticizing each other, Sen. Mike...
December 11, 2011 - 11:00pm
December 9, 2011
Carp fight in high gear as DNA shows fishing heading north in Mississippi
December 9, 2011 - 9:30am
Dayton fights court order halting day care union election
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is challenging a court order blocking an election that would allow in-home day care workers to join unions. His spokeswoman, Katharine Tinucci, said he will dispute the issue at a Jan. 17 Ramsey County Court hearing. Judge Dale Lindman on Monday ordered...
December 9, 2011 - 9:26am
December 7, 2011
Cattle TB restrictions over, opening national markets
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets...
December 7, 2011 - 5:05pm
December 5, 2011
Judge puts brakes on day care union vote, for now
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota day care provider vote to join unions is least temporarily on hold. A judge Monday ordered a stop to an election that was to begin Wednesday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton last month ordered the vote, which two unions have sought for six years. Ramsey County...
December 5, 2011 - 1:52pm