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Hastings cancels school for Jan. 22
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Minn. Supreme Court upholds order to unlock phone with fingerprint as lawful
crime and courts
Hastings wrestling dominates North St. Paul
Hastings alpine ski teams off to strong starts to the season
Hastings swims strong in loss to second-ranked STA
Hastings student-athletes receive MSHSL awards
Raider boys' hockey challenged to elevate play
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
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United Way of Hastings to Move Office to the Heart of Hastings
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
2018 Community Awards announced
Local collision technician receives national award
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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Raymond "Ray" Hanken
Rymond L. Bowar
Delores Kranz Wilkie
Gary "Buckwheat" Heesch
Mary Kay Hoffman
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: Changes on letter to editor
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October 28, 2011
Dayton, GOP leaders on Vikings stadium: 'Stay tuned'
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders met for more than two hours about a Minnesota Vikings football stadium Friday morning, emerging...
October 28, 2011 - 12:18pm
October 27, 2011
Bank investments designed to help small businesses get loans
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials hope a $100 million investment they are making in banks will end up in the hands of small business owners. That could result in more jobs across the state. Gov.
October 27, 2011 - 12:03pm
Political parties argue over redistricting fundamentals
October 27, 2011 - 8:24am
October 21, 2011
Odd legislative couple suggests giving Vikings the Metrodome
ST. PAUL -- A conservative representative and liberal senator who seldom agree on political issues want to give the Minnesota Vikings football team the Metrodome if the team agrees to stay in the state 25 years. Rep. Linda Runbeck, R-Circle Pines, and Sen.
October 21, 2011 - 12:07pm
October 20, 2011
Dayton seeks better results in government reform efforts
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
October 20, 2011 - 3:25pm
Dayton plans Nov. 7 stadium proposal
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton gives himself a Nov. 7 deadline for releasing a Vikings football stadium construction plan, but only if others get...
October 20, 2011 - 8:36am
October 12, 2011
Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon heads to China on economic development mission
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon leaves for China on an economic development mission Wednesday with lieutenant governors from five other states. The National Lieutenant Governors Association hosts the mission through Oct. 20 with a goal of expanding trade with...
October 12, 2011 - 12:23pm
October 11, 2011
Pawlenty: Bet too much on Iowa
ST. PAUL -- Tim Pawlenty now thinks he spent too much time and money in Iowa, and Monday night said that if he knew then what he knows now he probably would still be in the Republican presidential race. After his official governor's portrait was unveiled Monday night in the Minnesota...
October 11, 2011 - 12:53pm
August 30, 2011
In Minnesota speech, Obama says he will work to improve veterans' lives
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama told thousands of American Legion members what many hoped to hear Tuesday as he pledged to improve their...
August 30, 2011 - 3:57pm
Speaking in Minneapolis, Obama promises to help unemployed veterans
MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama told 10,000 military veterans Tuesday morning that the country needs to take care of them "as well as you have taken care of us." In a 34-minute speech, he outlined plans to help unemployed veterans find jobs. Speaking to the national American...
August 30, 2011 - 9:54am
August 10, 2011
Obama plans Monday Minnesota visit
ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama plans a southern Minnesota visit next week to start a three-state rural Midwestern tour. The White House...
August 10, 2011 - 9:13am
July 20, 2011
By the bill: A summary of the budget session
ST. PAUL -- Here is a look at bills the Minnesota Legislature passed during its special session, called to fund state government for two years: -- Health and human services -- $11.4 billion, about $1 billion more than the last budget. No one receiving health care should lose...
July 20, 2011 - 8:19am
Bills signed as shutdown ends, but government restart not immediate
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
July 20, 2011 - 8:13am
July 19, 2011
Shutdown Day 19: Special session starts, stops as shutdown end nears
The Minnesota Legislature went into special session this afternoon to pass a state budget, almost immediately recessing to discuss the bills in private. There was no indication when lawmakers would approve spending more than $35 billion in the next two years, ending the state's longest...
July 19, 2011 - 11:24am
Shutdown Day 19: Capitol opens, first spending bills surface
ST. PAUL - Signs that the Minnesota government shutdown soon may end are surfacing, but work remains. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the state Capitol to open again at 9 a.m.
July 19, 2011 - 8:11am