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Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
Jazz concert in HHS auditorium March 23
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
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City of Hastings
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
HHS boys' basketball falls to Rosemount in first round of section playoffs
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Letters to the editor for March 9
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Editorial: Congratulations to state tournament athletes
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Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
A Minneapolis-based organization is hoping to get you to make a pledge. It's a simple one: ride any kind of bicycle at least once a day every day in April. The organization, 30 Days of Biking, promises no awards, no fundraising, no ticket prices and no participation tracking. Instead,...
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March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 16, 2017
Invasive Asian carp confirmed in St. Croix River
For the first time, an invasive silver carp has been captured in the St. Croix River. The carp, one of several invasive species of so-called...
March 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
March 13, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 9, 2017
Eagles arriving back in Minnesota a few weeks early
ST. PAUL—Bald eagles are migrating back to Minnesota a few weeks early because of the warm February. People could see the birds in large...
March 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 1, 2017
Mystery of Minnesota North Shore waterfalls may be solved
DULUTH, Minn.—A recent study of Devil's Kettle Falls on Minnesota's North Shore, completed out of "scientific curiosity," shed light on...
March 1, 2017 - 9:15am
February 25, 2017
DNR staff highlight need for license fee increase
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—A small audience gathered Thursday night in Thief River Falls to hear area and regional staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources make their case for increasing hunting and fishing license fees.
February 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 12, 2017
Afton Alps holds inaugural 'Brewers Battle' race and ski-bike extravaganza
Afton Alps held its inaugural "Brewers Battle" downhill ski race and ski-bike extravaganza Saturday, Jan. 7, in Afton. In an effort to raise...
January 12, 2017 - 2:19pm
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions for anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and others planning to recreate on the ice over the holidays.
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
November 24, 2016
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
NEW LONDON, Minn. — Need to burn those extra Thanksgiving dinner calories or take a break from Black Friday shopping? Well, take a hike....
November 24, 2016 - 10:00am
November 17, 2016
Mississippi River Regional Trail segment opens at Spring Lake Park
The Spring Lake Park Segment of the Mississippi River Regional Trail is now open. The 4.3 mile section of the MRRT through the Spring Lake Park...
November 17, 2016 - 8:25am
November 14, 2016
‘State of the River’ report comes to Schaar’s Bluff Nov. 15
If you've been to the Hastings riverfront, you've been in a national park. Hastings is part of the Mississippi National River and Recreation...
November 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2016
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River in Hastings, Farmington
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. The invasive freshwater...
October 29, 2016 - 8:00am
October 8, 2016
Rapids Riders clear about 75 bags of trash from Vermillion River area
Rapids Riders Whitewater Club is a nonprofit club dedicated to teaching whitewater kayaking and canoing. The club uses its money to give back...
October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm