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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
HHS students perform at Jazz and the Winds concert
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
They came home here as children
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
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
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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Letters to the editor
October 1, 2017
Letters: Vote 'yes' on the bond; Be in moderation
This spring I was on the citizens' committee studying the maintenance needs of our school district. We identified many issues and considered...
October 1, 2017 - 8:00am
June 13, 2017
Letters: UWH still funding 360 Communities; Thankful for dog park
To the editor...
June 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 23, 2017
Letters to the editor for Feb. 23
HHS play was 'emotional manifesto' To the editor, A word to the cast of "Emotional Baggage" enacted on stage Feb. 10, 11 and 12 in the Hastings High School: You portrayed the individual characters with enthusiasm! In fact, you were much too good in leading us to the conclusion of...
February 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 30, 2013
Letter: Hastings residents should support fast food workers
To the editor, There is a nationwide movement to help low wage fast food workers get higher wages and to unionize. Why should Hastings residents support this movement? Because people who make a living on low wage jobs have a hard time making ends meet. We’re not talking about...
August 30, 2013 - 2:29pm
August 23, 2013
Letter: The Hudson building — an expansion with respect for downtown
To the editor, As some may know, the Mall of America is working on an expansion. As recent as last year, a center in Woodbury just doubled its shopping center. In expansions like this, developers purchased land and utility easements when they originally built. The new part was...
August 23, 2013 - 8:54am
July 26, 2013
Editorial: Rivertown Days is well worth the price of admission
During Rivertown Days, the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce got the usual note from an upset resident. The resident wondered why he had to spend $3 to go spend money on fair food. In other words, he didn’t agree with having to buy a button to gain access to Jaycee Park. Sorry,...
July 26, 2013 - 2:57pm
July 12, 2013
Letter: Jobs fair is Monday in Eagan
To the editor: Last week, we were reminded by the monthly jobs report how tepid economic growth remains. Too many Minnesotans have been out of work for more than several months, wages in many sectors are stagnant, and the unemployment rate is still too high. To help provide...
July 12, 2013 - 9:21am
Editorial: Sensible delay in Affordable Health Care act
No less than the U.S. Chamber of Commerce praised the Obama administration last week for delaying implementation of a central requirement of the Affordable Health Care Act. The administration recognized businesses required to cover workers or face fines need more time to update health...
July 12, 2013 - 9:19am
June 14, 2013
Letter: HPAAC keeps working hard to foster the arts
To the editor, Last week, the Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC) hosted a two-day conversation addressing the role of the arts in a community's civic life and economic development. Approximately 200 local residents participated in one of six meetings with Artspace, Inc.,...
June 14, 2013 - 9:42am
Letter: The path our state is on is destructive
To the editor, The voters of Minnesota should be very concerned. Our legislature recently passed one of the largest tax increases in Minnesota history. If you listen to those behind the increase, they are trying to tell us that it is for our own good and for the good of the sta...
June 14, 2013 - 9:42am
June 7, 2013
Letter: Don't let low-paying jobs become the new American standard
To the editor, Our jobs are going overseas because corporations have pulled one over on us. They sell us cheap products and send our jobs to workers in other countries that work for beans, and in poor conditions. Our goods are shipped back and forth overseas to be manufactured,...
June 7, 2013 - 9:39am
May 31, 2013
Letter: Dog owners need to keep their pets quiet during the day
To the editor, I'm not sure what it is about some dog owners but in my neighborhood, which is in the Riverwood area, but we have many inconsiderate owners. There are nine dogs within just a few houses of where I live and very few of the owners have learned that it is their job to...
May 31, 2013 - 8:49am
Letter: Is Minnesota really paying too much in taxes?
To the editor, What's all this talk about DFL overreach? Are we really paying too many taxes? Think about it. Maybe you don't really know how good we have it here in Minnesota. Travel around this country, and check out Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana,...
May 31, 2013 - 8:42am
May 24, 2013
Letter: New bike trail needs to be more economical
To the editor, I write this letter with reflections on the recently approved bike trail through the Spring Lake Park Reserve just west of Hastings. This part of the trail will link Rosemount with Hastings and complete the bicycle path from St. Paul to Hastings. As an avid bike rider,...
May 24, 2013 - 12:06pm
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