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Hastings Star Gazette
Former lawmaker Bigham to run for MN Senate; McNamara 'seriously leaning toward' a run
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
Prairie Island nuclear plant completes refueling outage and maintenance projects
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
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
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
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
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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July 21, 2009
Osprey survives lightning strike
A juvenile osprey displaced from its nest by a lightning-caused fire near Biwabik last week was in "guarded" condition today at a wildlife rehabilitation...
July 21, 2009 - 7:31am
July 14, 2009
Tour de Hastings set for July 19
Sunday, July 19, Minnesota bicyclists have the opportunity to participate in a scenic 15-mile or 50-mile bike tour of the Hastings area. Called "Tour de Hastings," the event is free of charge to bikers, but optional donations will be collected for Hastings Family Service and matched...
July 14, 2009 - 9:36am
July 9, 2009
Enjoy the wine and the music at local vineyard
Free music entertainment is now part of summer Sunday afternoons at Alexis Bailly Vineyard, at 18200 Kirby Ave., just south of Hastings. "Music...
July 9, 2009 - 11:07am
July 8, 2009
Land owners grumble over proposed Red Wing to Hastings bike trail
The public portion of Tuesday night's open house about the proposed trail from Red Wing to Hastings was more of the same, according to Red Wing Planning Director Brian Peterson. Both land owners who would be affected by the trail and citizens questioning the source of funding voiced...
July 8, 2009 - 7:33am
June 30, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 24, 2009
City considers allowing chickens in residential neighborhoods
The city is looking to cock-a-doodle-do something about the ordinance that governs what animals people are allowed to keep in residential areas. At Monday's Hastings Planning Commission meeting, the commission tabled a request from the LeDuc Historic Estate to keep 12 chickens on...
June 24, 2009 - 7:41am
June 18, 2009
Aquaponics facility may become a cash generator for dairy industry
A rural Baldwin, Wis. commercial property may hold the future for agriculture. Just outside of town is the building site for the new "Future Farm Food and Fuel" facility, a business partner with the Emerald and Baldwin Dairy operations. Steve Meyer, director of operations, has been...
June 18, 2009 - 7:30am
June 17, 2009
Festival has bluegrass, red berries
The 127th annual Memorial Lutheran Church, Afton Strawberry Festival, will be held Saturday, June 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 15730 Afton...
June 17, 2009 - 7:38am
June 2, 2009
Geocaching: High-tech way to be outdoors
ST. PAUL - Minnesota state parks are asking a question of people who like to get outdoors and explore the wildlife and terrain of the 72 state...
June 2, 2009 - 7:17am
May 31, 2009
Snail changes rules for infested lake near Deer River, Minn.
Snail changes rules for infested Winnie near Deer River, Minn. Anglers and boaters must adhere to stricter rules on Lake Winnibigoshish near Deer River because the lake has been designated "infested waters" under state regulations. The infested-waters designation was made May 7...
May 31, 2009 - 4:28pm
May 28, 2009
To the editor: Ash borer is sobering reality
To the editor, The finding of emerald ash borer (EAB) in St. Paul is a sobering reality to many of us who consider ourselves friends of the trees. I'd like to encourage the people of St. Paul, Hastings, and wherever else EAB may pop up, to avoid doubling the sorrow. Watch out for...
May 28, 2009 - 3:48pm
May 27, 2009
Duluth angler catches giant trout on Lake Superior
A longtime Lake Superior troller has caught what is believed to be the largest "lean" lake trout taken at the Duluth end of Lake Superior. Fishing...
May 27, 2009 - 8:08am
May 20, 2009
Ash borer closing in
NEW LONDON -- As people started checking in early Friday morning at Sibley State Park for a weekend of camping, the office staff there received...
May 20, 2009 - 8:08am
May 12, 2009
Hooked on the St. Louis River
ON THE ST. LOUIS RIVER, DULUTH -- The dark shape of three human forms loomed in the blackness at Boy Scout Landing shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday....
May 12, 2009 - 8:00am
May 11, 2009
Kabetogama Lake is 2010 fishing opener
WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. - The Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener moves back north in 2010, after seeing its first visit to the metro area this...
May 11, 2009 - 7:02am