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As radio host, Rep. Jason Lewis questioned seriousness of sexual harassment, CNN reports
Todd Bol leaves lasting legacy through Little Libraries
City Council briefs: Interim library opens
Voter guide: Here’s where the U.S. House candidates in CD2 stand on key issues
Water continues to test negative for E. Coli; taste and smell of water may not improve anytime soon
crime and courts
Hastings volleyball faces Cretin-Derham Hall in first round of sections
Yanz family makes football history
Raider football beats South St. Paul 35-9 to finish season 7-1
Hastings cross-country teams compete at Metro East championships
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
MARSHAN TOWNSHIP: Notice of Meeting Change 11/07/18
CITY OF HASTINGS: 10/24/18 Public Accuracy Test of Voting System
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 11/06/18, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
F. Joseph Taylor Law Probate Notice: William Joseph McCarthy
Baker Law Probate Notice: Sharon Anderson 19HA-PR-18-755
Farm to Table: Rebel Chef restaurant serves fresh, locally-sourced meat, produce
Minnesota-born SuperAmerica becomes Speedway
New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
New Clinic Director and Owner of MN Spine and Sport
Bye, Goff & Rohde Welcomes New Attorney
Place a Business Announcement
Marilyn L. Steinke
Edwin F. "Ed" Russell
Margaret A. Robinson
Paul N. Reuter
Cleo Merle Endres
50th Wedding Anniversary
LaVerne "Bud" Becker
Hastings Football Connections - Thank You Sponsor's
Tina Folch for House
Letter: When will chlorination end?
Mary for Mayor
Tina Folch Supports Us, Not Insurance Industry
Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch
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letters to the editor
May 24, 2013
Letter: Should new state law lead churches to change?
To the editor, In regards to the letter telling me churches must be persuaded to approve of the homosexual lifestyle, what do you mean? Do you mean the so called religious institutions of late, or the true religious institution from the beginning, which we know cannot change? Would...
May 24, 2013 - 12:05pm
Letter: Thieves should return stolen hoop
To the editor, I am amazed by how cruel some people can be sometimes. On Mother's Day, for instance, a basketball stand and hoop were stolen from a person who has very little. It most likely took two people to lift and carry a heavy stand that was a source of enjoyment for two little...
May 24, 2013 - 12:04pm
Letter: FairTax would be good for America
To the editor, Many folks are concerned by news of the IRS targeting Tea Party organizations. This is a problem with an obvious solution--end the IRS! This isn't as big a task as it seems--there is a bill in Congress right now that will do exactly this. The FairTax Act of 2013 (HR...
May 24, 2013 - 12:03pm
May 17, 2013
Letter: Is it time to redress past homosexual grievances?
To the editor, Personally, I do not approve of same-sex marriage. However, now that gay marriage is law in Minnesota, indicating that a majority of Minnesotans believe the gay lifestyle deserves all the legitimacy, respect and approval of the heterosexual lifestyle, what remains...
May 17, 2013 - 8:54am
May 10, 2013
Letter: Legislators should vote 'Yes' for gay marriage
To the editor, The state legislature will soon vote on a bill that would expand the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples. We hope our legislators will vote yes. We've been married for over 53 years. In that time together we have walked with one another through the ups and...
May 10, 2013 - 9:38am
Letter: Come audition for Annie!
To the editor, Certain experiences are game changers. Your life was going in one direction; suddenly it is going in another. Sometimes these experiences are thrust upon us and we get no choice. Other times, we have an opportunity presented to us that we should not let slip by. When...
May 10, 2013 - 9:31am
Letter: Klobuchar and Franken should not support legal status for illegal immigrants
To the editor, It is truly shameful that our Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are supporting legal status for criminal Mexican illegals. At a time when unemployment among American teenagers is near a record high of 25 percent, extra income is badly needed at many Minnesota households....
May 10, 2013 - 9:15am
May 3, 2013
Letter: Thanks for helping with 'Lanes for Life'
To the editor, Thank you to our family, friends and all who participated in the 4th Annual "Lanes for Life" fundraiser in memory of our daughter Lauren Marie. The event was held on April 20 at Treasure Island Extreme Bowl and was a great success, with more than 80 participants joining...
May 3, 2013 - 8:36am
April 26, 2013
Letter: Kline should vote 'No' on CISPA
Alleged conservative John Kline has voted to take away more of our Fourth Amendment freedoms by voting to pass CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. CISPA encourages internet service providers to provide the government with your emails, browsing history and other...
April 26, 2013 - 8:38am
April 5, 2013
Letter: A letter about fathers and daughters
Editor's note: An anonymous Hastings resident brought this letter into our offices at the Star Gazette recently. It was simply signed, "Dad." "If only a dad could shoulder all his daughter's pain, he would. But, he can't, so he must teach her to be strong enough to shoulder it herself. "If...
April 5, 2013 - 8:35am
March 29, 2013
Letter: Residents are responsible for their own vehicles
To the editor, As citizens we have a duty to our fellow neighbors. This is where the term civic duty originates. While I may personally feel bad that certain citizens' vehicles may have been lawfully ticketed and towed based on them not knowing about a snow emergency, even the one...
March 29, 2013 - 8:35am
March 22, 2013
Letter: Go see Black Dirt Theater's 'Resurrection'
I had the opportunity to attend Black Dirt Theater's production of The Sound of Music" last summer. Up until that time, I thought of community theater as a chance for amateurs to have some fun on the stage, resulting in performances high on enthusiasm but low in quality. My experience...
March 22, 2013 - 8:00am
March 8, 2013
Letter: Thanks for all the help with the TLC baby shower
To the editor, On behalf of Hastings TLC I'd like to thank the community for their amazing love and support at our recent Baby Shower at Hope Glen Farm. Thanks for the gifts, donations and show of support, we are truly grateful for you. Thank you also to Michael and Paula...
March 8, 2013 - 8:47am
February 15, 2013
Letter: 'A gun is an inert object that cannot act on its own'
To the editor, Oh how the media jumps on anything they can sensationalize. Well, I guess that is what creates more sales for the media. Gun control is at the forefront currently. My heart goes out to the families of Sandy Hook for their loss of the small children and the heroic...
February 15, 2013 - 9:01am
February 8, 2013
Letter: Go see 'I do, I do'
To the editor, Go see I do! I do! We did! We did! Wonderful, wonderful! Wayne and Trish Thompson Hastings
February 8, 2013 - 8:49am