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Remembering their service
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Grant M. Walker, 30
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
Updated: Barn destroyed by fire
A fire destroyed a barn and killed seven goats Tuesday morning near Vermillion. The Hastings Fire Department was called to 18495 Goodwin Ave....
December 8, 2009 - 10:56am
November 16, 2009
Victims from ammonia leak identified
Police have released the name of a trucker from Oklahoma who died at CF Industries after being exposed to anhydrous ammonia. Robert Larry Shue, 31, of Kingfisher OK. died after a connection problem led to the leak. Another Oklahoma man Roy Thomas Taylor, 56, of Moore, OK was injured...
November 16, 2009 - 10:14pm
November 11, 2009
From posh to just unique, deer stands vary greatly
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Minnesota is smack dab in the middle of the 2009 deer hunting season. For many hunters, that means perching precariously...
November 11, 2009 - 7:20am
November 10, 2009
Minnesota guide works with National Geographic on documentary about Mississippi
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Terry Larson of rural Cass Lake, Minn.
November 10, 2009 - 7:27am
November 5, 2009
The beginning of a family tradition
Flashback ... The older I get, the more I appreciate my youth and growing up hunting. Some of my happiest of times were with my father, my brother...
November 5, 2009 - 9:49am
November 4, 2009
National Eagle Center celebrates winter migration
RED WING, Minn. -- Eagles, hawks, water fowl and other creatures are on their way. "This is the time. They are coming south," said Alison Springer....
November 4, 2009 - 7:29am
October 9, 2009
Frank Femling was doing carpentry work when he came home one day in 1989 and asked his wife, Cindy, if she would like to own an apple orchard....
arts and entertainment/Life
October 9, 2009 - 9:23am
October 7, 2009
Rains halt harvest
WILLMAR -- Recent rains have brought fall harvest to a sudden stop. Farmers had just gotten a good start on the sugar beet and soybean harvest when heavy rains last week dumped 2 to 4 inches on area fields. That brought "everything pretty much to a standstill," said Byron Hogberg,...
October 7, 2009 - 7:11am
October 1, 2009
Group rescues men from Lake Pepin
LAKE PEPIN -- Wacouta residents Jerry and Jan Nelson and a group of friends feared the worst Sunday evening when they came across an overturned...
October 1, 2009 - 7:30am
September 29, 2009
Innovator in ethanol industry taking on new ground
BENSON -- Bill Lee is leaving an ethanol plant known as a leader in innovation for what he believes will be the next big step in renewable energy. Lee said he believes biomass from agricultural and forest-product residues will be playing an ever bigger role in not only providing...
September 29, 2009 - 7:34am
September 25, 2009
Minnesota officials urge motorists to be cautious on roads
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Highway crashes involving farm vehicles and equipment are rare, according to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public...
September 25, 2009 - 7:46am
September 23, 2009
Cool summer could mean fewer pumpkins this fall
Pie makers and jack-o'-lantern carvers may want to nab a pumpkin while they can. A cool summer in Minnesota, and much of the Midwest, could result...
September 23, 2009 - 6:48am
August 19, 2009
Pawlenty seeks federal pork help; other briefs
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty has asked federal authorities to help the pork industry, mostly encouraging them to work out better international trade deals. The Minnesota Republican stopped short of what nine of his colleagues, including those from Iowa and Wisconsin, asked: increasing...
August 19, 2009 - 7:18am
July 27, 2009
Governors Doyle and Pawlenty make a joint appearance in Hudson
Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced continuing collaborative efforts to reduce runoff of pollutants into the St....
July 27, 2009 - 7:15am
July 21, 2009
Chicken ordinance OK'd by Planning Commission
Hastings residents are now just a vote of the Hastings City Council away from being able to keep chickens as pets and food sources. The Hastings Planning Commission approved an ordinance last week that would allow property owners in most residential areas to keep chickens. Essentially,...
July 21, 2009 - 3:59pm