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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings construction projects set to begin this year
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Raiders marching band to host first-ever post-season show Oct. 2
September is Drive the Great River Road Month
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
HHS girls’ soccer goes 1-1-1 in busy week
Raiders girls’ swimming takes second at home meet
Raiders football shutout by South St. Paul Packers
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Hastings Tires Plus owner drives fast for ChumpCar races
Utecht to visit Hastings with copies of his new book
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
Booya draws big appetites
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
arts and entertainment
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
David D. Marshall
Letter: Political party roles have reversed
Letter: Council candidates express thanks
Letter: In support of Lisa Leifeld
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: Angie Craig’s latest TV commercial
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November 17, 2008
The Dufner brothers' last pitch
TOGO, Minn. -- Dusk settles over the deer camp deep in Minnesota's north woods. A couple of does hang from the meat pole. Woodsmoke rises from...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Welch woman kills massive 200-pound deer with 27-point rack
Kelly Gustafson's massive buck may not look like wrestler Brock Lesnar, but it certainly appears to be "the next big thing." Standing at 200...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 10, 2008
Family has 51 years of hunting from Warba deer camp
WARBA, Minn. -- Hjalmar Johnson had made it to deer camp for 50 years in a row. But he couldn't make it for Saturday's Minnesota firearms deer...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Later-than-usual season puts Minnesota deer hunters right on the rut
Good news, Minnesota firearms hunters: This fall, Minnesota's firearms deer season opens this Saturday, Nov. 8, as late as it can in the calendar...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Maiden Rock/Bay City bat caves house 150,000
MAIDEN ROCK -- It's cold. Dark. Quiet as a tomb -- except for little squeaking sounds so tiny you wonder if you're imagining them. It is Halloween,...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Rough or flashy, former Minnesotan writes definitive fish book
It's a fair question: Why is a Montana guy writing about Minnesota fish? But there's a fairly logical answer. Tom Dickson, editor of "Montana Outdoors" magazine, was a public information officer with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for 14 years before moving to Helena,...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Forging friendships, finding pheasants
ROSCOE, S.D. -- The elder statesmen of this pheasant hunting clan have reserved seats up front in the old conversion van. That's Roy Meier in...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Partridge hunter enjoys a tradition of success
Here he comes, up the forest trail, toting the old Winchester double-barrel. He appears to be marching right out of a 1940s sporting catalog. Look...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
South Dakota man wins top PWT prize
Gil Mollet, Jefferson, S.D., won the one day Championship Shootout Saturday at the Professional Walleye Trail tournament in Hudson Saturday and...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Surplus hunting permits available for special hunts in seven Minnesota state parks
Thirty-five Minnesota state parks will be open for special permit archery, firearm, or muzzleloader deer hunts in November and December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hunters who did not apply for a special permit or were not successful in the permit...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
The hunt of a lifetime: Grand Rapids man hunts moose in BWCAW
IN THE BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS -- The campfire flames flickered in October night, casting a peach glow on the faces of the hunters. Their bellies warmed by a hearty stew, the evening's conversation had turned to the moose hunt. They talked about moose sign they had...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Health officials urge caution in eating deer meat
ST. PAUL - Hunting and health experts do not fully understand what dangers, if any, lead in deer meat may present, but with the deer hunting...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
Adaptability to disability: Don Christensen copes with MS so he can pursue his passion, hunting
WEBSTER, WIS. -- Le Ann Christensen nudged the power lever on her husband's wheelchair and guided him out the front door. She laid his camouflage...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Superior Hiking Trail
The Superior Hiking Trail is a 205-mile long footpath that runs along the north shore of Lake Superior from Two Harbors, Minn., to the Canadian...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Fish are on the move as water temperatures fall into the 50s
Surface water temperatures have dipped below 60 degrees in most lakes, which has helped fall fishing patterns develop in the Bemidji area. The cooling water temperatures have moved warm water loving species like bass, crappies and sunfish out of the shallows and into deeper water....
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am