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Hastings Star Gazette
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Register For Hastings Community Garage Sale
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
January 25, 2013
Franken talks education with veterans
Hastings resident Paul Bernardy knows the importance of education. Bernardy is a retired Navy/Naval Reservist and is in his fifth semester...
January 25, 2013 - 10:56am
May 18, 2012
Ron Paul adds mystery to GOP convention
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans gather in St. Cloud this morning, with the official main event picking a candidate to face Democratic U.S....
May 18, 2012 - 8:48am
May 10, 2012
House approves Vikings stadium; final vote today in Senate
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings are close to a new stadium after the House early Thursday approved a construction plan 71-60. Representatives...
May 10, 2012 - 8:51am
May 9, 2012
Vikings stadium bill pressed for time as it moves forward
The task of finding a way to build a Vikings stadium falls to six legislative negotiators after the House and Senate passed different plans. The...
May 9, 2012 - 8:36am
May 7, 2012
House debates Vikings stadium plan
ST. PAUL -- A debate a decade in the making began this afternoon as the state House considered whether to build a nearly $1 billion Vikings stadium. "This...
May 7, 2012 - 10:34am
April 17, 2012
Next Vikings news about team leaving?
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Vikings football stadium issue sits on its own one-yard line, 99 yards from a score, and on fourth down players await a play call by legislative leaders standing on the sidelines. Oh, and the clock is nearly at zero and it is not clear that the leaders want...
April 17, 2012 - 4:20pm
April 4, 2012
Cottage Grove Rep. Kriesel invokes pop star Katy Perry during House fireworks debate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Rep. John Kriesel just wants to have a good time. "Do you feel we are not as fun as other states?" the Cottage Grove Republican asked fellow representatives Tuesday before they delayed a vote allowing more powerful fireworks. Then, quoting from a Katy Perry...
April 4, 2012 - 10:10am
April 3, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over wolf season
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said before...
April 3, 2012 - 4:44pm
March 31, 2012
Schoen, Bayers win local DFL endorsements
Cottage Grove police officer Dan Schoen and Hastings resident Joanna Bayers will represent Democrats this fall in local state House races after...
March 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
March 30, 2012
Santorum emphasizes conservative values at Hudson rally -- videos attached
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited the Hudson Golf Club Friday and emphasized the need for a conservative candidate to challenge...
March 30, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 21, 2012
Voter ID ballot measure spotlight moves to Senate
ST. PAUL -- Republicans held strong through hours of state House debate Tuesday night, maintaining it is critical to shore up Minnesota's election...
March 21, 2012 - 8:42am
March 1, 2012
Sieben, Winkler introduce "Pay Back Our Kids" act
Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL, Cottage Grove and Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL, Golden Valley, this week introduced the "Pay Back Our Kids" Act, a plan to pay back the $2.2 billion in IOU's that schools were left with after last year's state budget. Sieben indicated that the Republican majority...
March 1, 2012 - 10:45am
February 21, 2012
House rushes to notify public of sex offender; too fast, one lawmaker says
ST. PAUL -- A 64-year-old man who confessed to sexually molesting 29 youths is scheduled to become the first person to leave a state hospital sex offender treatment program, prompting the Minnesota House Monday to vote 127-1 to change state law so the public is notified near the halfway...
February 21, 2012 - 10:11am
February 17, 2012
Politicians await redistricting announcement
ST. PAUL -- The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, could be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial panel is expected to release new legislative and congressional district maps.
February 17, 2012 - 8:57pm
February 16, 2012
Voter photo ID amendment advances in Senate
The Republican-pushed proposal to require Minnesotans to produce photographic IDs before voting won a Wednesday party-line 8-6 Senate committee...
February 16, 2012 - 9:20am