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Hastings Star Gazette
HHS grad earns highest skill award for Army medics
Residents express concern over Bahls Drive trail configuration
Dakota County changes policy on sirens
Trial delayed for man accused of killing Carrie Olson, whose body was found here last April
Dakota County honors its longtime employees
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Wrestlers begin action at state tournament
Eight Raiders qualify for state wrestling tournament
Hastings boys basketball team advances to section semifinals
Hastings girls basketball team wins share of conference title
Longtime boys hockey coach Russ Welch to retire from coaching
Longtime downtown Hastings mailman to retire this week
Hastings family operates teddy bear rescue out of their home
St. Patrick’s Day observed ... a little early SEAS and St. Joseph host traditional Irish dinners
Engagement:Corey Elizabeth Rodewald-Bohmbach and Steven Topp
Campus news week ending Feb. 27
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Good luck, coach Russ Welch
Letter: Rivertown Lions to step away from garage sale event
Letter: Thanks for the safe new bridge
Letter: Well done Mr. Hankes
Editorial: Change of course is another broken promise at UMORE
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February 10, 2011
No compromise in sight after Dayton budget bill veto
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's new Democratic governor called a Republican-written budget-cutting plan unconstitutional when he vetoed it Thursday, and neither he nor legislative leaders showed any sign of compromise as they work to plug a $6.2 billion budget deficit. Gov. Mark Dayton,...
February 10, 2011 - 7:39pm
February 2, 2011
Metrodome roof decision expected soon
February 2, 2011 - 3:30pm
Senate votes to allow nuclear power plants
ST. PAUL -- No new Minnesota nuclear power plants are planned, but state senators overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to lift a 16-year-old moratorium on building one. "It is not a decision to construct a new nuclear power plant in the state of Minnesota..." Senate Majority Leader Amy...
February 2, 2011 - 3:25pm
January 27, 2011
BRIEFS: House budget bill up
Budget bill up Republicans' first stab at balancing the state's $6.2 billion budget deficit is due for a full House vote tonight. About $200 million of $1 billion in cuts proposed in the bill would come before July 1, with the rest in the next two-year budget cycle.
January 27, 2011 - 9:42am
January 25, 2011
Bachmann responds to Obama with 'cut government'
The mood inside the U.S. House chamber during Tuesday night's State of the Union speech was more subdued than in recent years, but after the president delivered his speech U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann took him head-on. "For two years, President Obama made promises just like the ones...
January 25, 2011 - 10:20pm
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: GOP, Dayton get along, but don't agree
January 25, 2011 - 9:11pm
GOP lawmakers call for tightening welfare payments
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican legislators want to crack down on what they call welfare waste, but Democrats say their idea likely would cost more than it saves. Sen. Doug Magnus of Slayton and Rep.
January 25, 2011 - 9:06pm
January 18, 2011
Republicans to state workers: 'No Christmas in June'
January 18, 2011 - 12:04pm
January 15, 2011
Minnesota, Wisconsin governors seek tax solution
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota and Wisconsin governors are trying to fix a tax controversy they inherited upon taking office last week. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday sent Wisconsin Gov.
January 15, 2011 - 8:09am
January 12, 2011
Human Services commissioner pledges statewide view
By Don Davis State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's new human services commissioner promises to spend a lot of time outside the Twin Cities. Lucinda Jesson, a Hamline University law professor, said she and her husband like traveling the state, but she has missed three...
January 12, 2011 - 12:46pm
Woodbury resident Shellito to lead state VA
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's former adjutant general will be the next state veterans' affairs commissioner. Gov. Mark Dayton this morning announced that Larry Shellito will head the Veterans' Affairs Department. It is the latest of a series of Dayton Cabinet announcements. Shellito,...
January 12, 2011 - 9:40am
January 11, 2011
McNamara-led panel backs lifting nuclear ban; coal next
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota House committee voted Tuesday to allow new nuclear power plants in the state, with another vote coming soon to remove a ban on new coal power plants and to allow North Dakota coal and electrical power. Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, promised to work with...
politics / business
January 11, 2011 - 12:40pm
January 10, 2011
After Arizona shooting, Dayton to convene security meeting
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to bring together state officials to discuss security around the Capitol complex in light of Saturday's Arizona shooting of a congresswoman and those attending her public event. "This is a moment of great national solemnity," Dayton said...
January 10, 2011 - 12:12pm
December 22, 2008
Franken leads; ballots remain
ST. PAUL - A new leader emerged Friday in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, but new electoral wrinkles kept the outcome unknown. Democrat Al Franken...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am