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Hastings Star Gazette
Corn maze a nod to first responders
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
crime and courts
City of Hastings
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
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
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
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
arts and entertainment
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
David D. Marshall
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
Real Estate Showcase
October 19, 2009
Governor candidates could affect session
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota 2010 governor's race is unique. For one thing, the race is gearing up big time now, while it still is just 2009. It...
October 19, 2009 - 7:20am
October 15, 2009
Forum shows slight differences among governor candidates
October 15, 2009 - 7:25am
September 8, 2009
Rukavina will run for governor
September 8, 2009 - 7:27am
August 10, 2009
GOP stops governor poll
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Republicans stopped a straw poll for governor half-way through the annual Farmfest event. "A straw poll was started but stopped because the state chair had not authorized it," state Republican spokesman Mark Drake said. "We didn't want to take attention away...
August 10, 2009 - 7:17am
June 5, 2009
Legislature full of candidates
ST. PAUL - Next year's Minnesota Legislature should be interesting, given that many key lawmakers want to make the jump to governor - or at least are considering it. Rep. Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, opted to leave his job as minority leader even if he just "kicks the tires" for a...
June 5, 2009 - 8:01am
June 4, 2009
Republicans mull governor's race
ST. PAUL - There's a whole lot of thinking going on. Republicans across Minnesota are weighing the pros and cons of jumping into the governor's...
June 4, 2009 - 8:02am
Sviggum may seek top post
Steve Sviggum, a Kenyon Republican who represented southeastern Minnesota in the House of Representatives for more than 25 years, is contemplating...
June 4, 2009 - 7:55am
May 31, 2009
Dem calls Pawlenty 'rogue governor'
ST. PAUL -- A column penned by the assistant Minnesota Senate majority leader may signal how Democrats will react to Gov. Tim Pawlenty's unilateral cutting of state budgets. Sen. Tarryl Clark, DFL-St. Cloud, wrote that the Republican governor is improperly using his unallotment powers,...
May 31, 2009 - 4:14pm
May 21, 2009
Gov.'s move changes balance of power
Gov. Tim Pawlenty left Democrats sputtering when he vowed to balance the state budget on his own, without the Minnesota Legislature. It was a move that changed the contours of the session's final days. Democrats may have miscalculated by sending Pawlenty a full slate of budget bills...
May 21, 2009 - 7:09am
December 30, 2008
Sen. Marty looks at governor race
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's 2010 race for governor continues to attract candidates. The latest is state Sen. John Marty, DFL-Roseville, who barely got a third of the votes in 1994 when he lost to Republican Arne Carlson, who won his second term as governor. Marty is best known for...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Deficit will cut deep; Governor is firm on no tax hike
ST. PAUL -- News of a $5.3 billion state budget deficit could hit nearly every Minnesotan with program cuts or increased costs. Or it could be an opportunity to shrink state government. Or, more likely, it could be a combination of the two. It will be months before Minnesotans...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Plenty of governor candidates at convention
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Bakk forms governor committee
ST. PAUL - State Sen. Tom Bakk has become the second Democrat to file paperwork establishing a governor campaign committee for the 2010 election. However, he said in a Wednesday interview, the committee is only to allow him to investigate a candidacy.
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 12, 2008
Molnau edges Pawlenty in opener fishing
BREEZY POINT, Minn. - Gov. Tim Pawlenty caught a 17-inch walleye on Pelican Lake Saturday as part of the 60th annual Governor's Fishing Opener, but that's not what he'll eat. "I guess I'm eating humble pie," the Republican governor said early Saturday afternoon after returning to...
May 12, 2008 - 12:00am