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Hastings Star Gazette
Dakota honoring and benefit concert is May 24-27 in Mankato
Vehicle strikes parked car on Vermillion Street
Minnesota Boychoir to perform in Hastings
Water, sewer bills to increase
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS boys' tennis drops conference championship to Mahtomedi
HHS boys' golf wins two triangulars, takes second in another
HHS softball falls to North St. Paul in MEC championship game
HHS trap and skeet team finishes first week of competition
HHS baseball wins three in a row, then loses two
Garage Sale Map Hunter
River Valley Band awarded $4,400 grant
Recap: Vintage crawlers visit Hastings
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
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Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
Letter: Lewis' support for rich is an abomination
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March 31, 2012
GOP backs Lehrke, Quinlan, McNamara in Senate District 54
Republicans picked first-time candidate Janis Quinlan to challenge Sen. Katie Sieben and threw their support behind Cottage Grove City Council...
March 31, 2012 - 8:43pm
Schoen, Bayers win local DFL endorsements
Cottage Grove police officer Dan Schoen and Hastings resident Joanna Bayers will represent Democrats this fall in local state House races after...
March 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
January 7, 2012
Lake City officer Schneider laid to rest Saturday
LAKE CITY - Lake City paid tribute to slain police officer Shawn Schneider Saturday as his family and 2,000 public safety officers from across...
News/crime and courts
January 7, 2012 - 6:48pm
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
December 19, 2011
Update 7:50 p.m.: Man accused in Lake City officer shooting believed dead
LAKE CITY -- Police believe a body found at 618 West Lyons Ave. Monday evening is that of the man who shot a Lake City police officer earlier...
News/crime and courts
December 19, 2011 - 11:10am
November 10, 2011
UPDATED: Authorities identify victims in rural Cottage Grove crash
A Hastings man was killed and his passenger was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on Manning Avenue in rural Washington...
News/crime and courts
November 10, 2011 - 4:26pm
October 21, 2011
Test shows carp in Mississippi River
A new test shows Asian carp appear to be moving north on the Mississippi River. Water samples in the Twin Cities tested positive for genetic material from silver carp, one variety of Asian carp. That indicates the carp likely are in the area, according to the Minnesota Department...
October 21, 2011 - 1:38pm
June 27, 2011
Minnesota budget talks back on
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota budget negotiations are back on today, with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders planning a mid-afternoon...
June 27, 2011 - 12:29pm
May 4, 2011
Sparks fly over redrawing legislative district lines
ST. PAUL -- One of the most significant, and least noticed, jobs of the Minnesota Legislature is drawing up new legislative district lines, and it drew sparks Tuesday night. After about 30 Minnesotans told the House Redistricting Committee their thoughts of a House Republican proposal,...
May 4, 2011 - 8:26am
May 2, 2011
Afton man to head state GOP communications
An Afton man was named the Republican Party of Minnesota's newest communications director. Craig Westover, 61, was selected by state GOP Chairman Tony Sutton to replace the party's outgoing communications director, according to a Monday news release. Westover, a former Pioneer Press...
May 2, 2011 - 2:19pm
March 24, 2011
State opens emergency flood center
ST. PAUL -- Opening the Minnesota Emergency Operations Center has become all too common as spring floods approach, but there is a major difference...
March 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
March 3, 2011
Senate Dayton tax plan defeat called theater
ST. PAUL -- The Republican-controlled Senate voted 63-1 Thursday against Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise taxes on Minnesota's richest residents, but Dayton and other Democrats called the debate meaningless theater. "I'm glad people are having fun," Senate Minority Leader Tom...
March 3, 2011 - 1:22pm
March 2, 2011
LEGISLATIVE BRIEFS: Wisconsin tax reciprocity being considered
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are considering reinstating a deal with Wisconsin so people who live in one state and work in the other do not need to file two income tax returns. A bill studying the situation is set to be included in an overall tax bill later this legislative...
March 2, 2011 - 4:44pm
February 23, 2011
Minnesota unions, governor support Wisconsin workers
ST. PAUL -- A thousand Minnesota union workers, some still wearing their hard hats, rallied in the state Capitol after work Tuesday to show support...
February 23, 2011 - 8:49am
February 15, 2011
Dayton budget mixes cuts with take hikes
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to preserve state aid to local communities while raising taxes on the richest Minnesotans and increasing education...
February 15, 2011 - 11:38am