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Hastings Star Gazette
Craig connects with farmers in the second district
Lewis talks decreased taxes, regulation with Goodhue residents
City council: Presentations, fiber and bond sales
Voting period now under way
Local girl to represent Minnesota at national pageant
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders' football plagued by turnovers in loss to Mahtomedi
HHS girls’ tennis splits matches against St. Paul North and Mahtomedi
HHS cross-country runs in Hudson Raider Invitational
Hastings’ volleyball falls to Eastview and beats Mahtomedi
Boys’ soccer goes 2-1 over the week
Returned to the wild: CNC releases rehabilitated raptors
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
arts and entertainment
Lyndon J. LaSalle, 71
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
David D. Marshall, 66
Joyce E. Dvorak, 86 and Judy Dvorak Frank, 53
Brandon C. Bensen, 27
Letter: Candidate questions campaign practices
Letter: In support of Tony Nelson
Letter: In support of Trevor Lund
Letter: In support of Tony Jurgens
Letter: In response to veteran’s letter
Real Estate Showcase
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 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
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
State of the State: Dayton takes gentler approach in pitch to GOP
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
February 16, 2012 - 9:15am
February 9, 2012
Legislative notebook: Stadium planners awaiting Ramsey County, Minneapolis
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are in the third week of what many leaders say will be a 10-week legislative session, but plenty of questions remain about constructing a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, said a group of legislators working on the stadium...
February 9, 2012 - 11:11am
February 7, 2012
Santorum wins Minnesota caucus
ST. PAUL -- Rick Santorum gained momentum in the Republican presidential race Tuesday with a convincing Minnesota precinct caucus victory. Santorum had 45 percent of the vote, with Ron Paul second as nearly two-thirds of Minnesota's precincts reported. Santorum's win in Minnesota's...
February 7, 2012 - 9:06pm