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Hastings Star Gazette
Five Hastings men are part of a World War II unit that will receive a Congressional Gold Medal in February
Educator of the year: Anne Henning knew she wanted to be a teacher since second grade
Business of the year: Afton Alps success is paired with commitment to community
Heart of Hastings Award: Greg Stotko said he’s just trying to repay the community for what it has given him
Volunteers of the year: Tom and Marcy Sherwood give back at Senior Center and Hastings Family Service
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City of Hastings
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Ben Utecht to perform Feb. 13 at HHS
Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir coming to Hastings
Erin Moes named Rotary’s student of the month
Campus news week ending Jan. 23
Maja joins Lewandowski family
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Editorial: HEDRA goals point city in right direction
Letter: HFS says thanks to those who adopted families
Editorial: Decision to cancel school Wednesday was the right one
Editorial: Saying goodbye and hello to six valuable public servants
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August 5, 2010
Officials consider fish passageway at Lock and dam in Red Wing
Since the construction of U.S. Lock & Dam No. 3 near Red Wing, only the strongest fish have been able to force their way past the dam's gates. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan, however, proposes a first-of-its kind project for the upper Mississippi River: a passageway for other...
news / outdoors
August 5, 2010 - 9:07am
July 22, 2010
Petition asks to let wolf population expand across U.S.
A national environmental group is asking the federal government to keep Endangered Species Act protections for wolves in the Great Lakes and Rocky Mountains until wolves have returned across much more of the U.S. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition Tuesday with the...
July 22, 2010 - 9:40am
Hunting season set for sandhill cranes
Minnesota will hold its first-ever sandhill crane season this fall, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Monday. The season will open Sept. 4, the same day as the early goose season. The regular waterfowl season opens at 9 a.m. on Oct. 2. A Youth Waterfowl Hunting...
July 22, 2010 - 9:37am
July 15, 2010
Black bear and cub reunite in Ely
An Ely black bear and her cub have reunited after 1½ months apart. Researchers Sue Mansfield and Lynn Rogers of the North American Bear Center confirmed to the News Tribune on Monday that Lily and her 5-month-old cub, Hope, reunited Sunday after the mother wandered into the cub's...
July 15, 2010 - 11:41am
July 1, 2010
Dramatic Lake of the Woods rescue saves man trapped in the cabin of capsized boat
For awhile Monday afternoon, Lake of the Woods County Sheriff Dallas Block thought authorities were going to be dragging the bottom of Lake of the Woods for a body. Instead, a team effort between local resorts and authorities from as far away as Roseau, Minn., resulted in the dramatic...
July 1, 2010 - 2:19pm
June 23, 2010
Baby 'loopers theory leads to a big laker on Superior
Don Zirbes knows when it's time to catch big lake trout. It's always a few days after the little Kamloops rainbows are stocked along the North Shore. "As soon as they start stocking, you start catching," said Zirbes, who lives on the North Shore between Duluth and Two Harbors. Zirbes...
June 23, 2010 - 9:17am
Field reports: Peregrine Watch begins
Peregrine Watch 2010 is up and running -- or flying -- at Duluth's Lake Place Park on the Lakewalk. Naturalists with Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory will be available with spotting scopes and binoculars from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through Sunday, weather permitting, between...
June 23, 2010 - 9:16am
Environmental group sues to stop AT&T cell tower near BWCAW
The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness filed a lawsuit Tuesday against AT&T Mobility to stop the construction of a telecommunications tower. The group claims the tower would significantly impair the natural and scenic beauty of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and...
June 23, 2010 - 9:14am
June 9, 2010
Lake Vermilion State Park deal finalized
ST. PAUL -- Don't pitch your tent just yet at Lake Vermilion State Park, and don't even think about driving that motor home to a campground there, but state officials say activity will pick up this summer now that Minnesota owns the land. Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed an agreement Tuesday...
June 9, 2010 - 1:41pm
June 2, 2010
Building a biking destination in Woodbury
Mountain biking enthusiasts say a new trail at Carver Lake Park will be a regional destination for off-road riders clamoring for more trail options. "It's a nice facility, so a trail there is going to get used," said Ryan Lieske, Minnesota Off-Road Cycling president. But first the...
news / outdoors
June 2, 2010 - 10:12am
May 26, 2010
Pawlenty vetoes game and fish bill
ST. PAUL -- A governor's veto means Minnesota landowners will not be paid to allow hunters on their property. Also, anglers will not be allowed to use two lines to fish and spearing northern pikes in Cass Lake will not be allowed. And controversial walleye regulations for a lake...
news / outdoors
May 26, 2010 - 10:21am
May 10, 2010
Minnesota fishing opener: Walleyes should be feeding
Mike Berg was almost beside himself at midweek. On his way to check his minnow traps, he passed some shallow bays on Sea Gull Lake near the tip of the Gunflint Trail. "I know the walleyes are in there," said Berg, a long-time Gunflint Trail guide. "I can feel it." He wanted badly...
May 10, 2010 - 11:22am
May 6, 2010
FLW Walleye Tour plans trip to Mississippi River's Pool No. 3
The FLW Walleye Tour Western Division will visit the Mississippi River Pool No. 3 near Red Wing May 20-22 for the first of three stops in the Western circuit. Hosted by the Treasure Island Casino and Resort, the tournament will feature as many as 300 top walleye anglers casting for...
May 6, 2010 - 1:12pm
May 5, 2010
Early risers find action on Wisconsin fishing opener
ON LAKE NEBAGAMON -- The first walleye hit by the dawn's early light, when the waning moon still reflected on the crinkled surface of Lake Nebagamon. Ted Sellers of Duluth could have predicted we would catch a walleye there. It had happened before. "We caught it right off the magic...
May 5, 2010 - 11:22am
Area youths shoot 24-pound turkeys
The spring turkey hunt is in full swing, and two Hastings kids are bringing home some impressive birds. Dakota Theodorson, a freshman at Hastings High School, remembers the exact time he fired the shot that brought down his second turkey. It was at 6:22 a.m. Wednesday, April 17. Theodorson's...
May 5, 2010 - 11:05am