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Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
City Council: Pound fees, church expansion, and improvement bonds
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
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Hastings Trap and Skeet team moves on to postseason shooting
Boys' Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Boys’ Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Track and Field: Raider boys' 4x800 relay competes at state meet
Softball: Hastings eliminated after four section games
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A LIVESTOCK FEEDLOT PERMIT for Elmegca Farm
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing at 8 pm on 7/23/18.
PROBATE OF WILL for Patiricia Hageman Estate
PROBATE NOTICE: Katherine C. Martin File 19HA-PR-18-414
CITY OF HASTINGS:6/18/18 Amending City Code Ch. 34: Fees and Ch. 91: Animals
Wise Family Funeral celebrates groundbreaking for expansion
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
Woodbury Plastic Surgery Joins Fairview Physician Associates Network; Remains an Independent Clinic
Asia-Pacific Ethanol Summit visitors stop in Rosemount
WELS shop benefits Hastings and beyond
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Lou & Robin Paulson
Juliana Marie Raway
Paul & Donna Wagner
Gessner column: ‘Spring cleaning’ can include your habits
Letters to the editor: Pageant Pennies adding up to success; Do your job after your pet does its business
A Bea in the Garden column: Time to cruise … on down to farmers market
Column: Dad is major force in child’s wellbeing
Editorial: Support a community and celebrate together
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November 7, 2016
Minnesota rally-goers explain why they support Trump
RICHFIELD, Minn.—Hours before Donald Trump arrived in Minnesota for a hastily arranged rally, his fans were waiting to greet him. About...
November 7, 2016 - 9:45am
November 4, 2016
Clinton supporters worry about close White House race
CONCORD, N.C./WINTERVILLE, N.C.—Hillary Clinton's supporters nervously eyed opinion polls showing the Democrat with a tenuous lead over...
November 4, 2016 - 11:00am
October 5, 2016
Sanders asks supporters to vote for Clinton
MINNEAPOLIS --It is a month before the presidential election and not all Minnesota Democrats are fully behind Hillary Clinton. Minnesotans embraced...
October 5, 2016 - 2:18pm
August 26, 2016
Editorial: Election letter policy outlined
This year’s election has gained plenty of attention, and across the nation, people are speaking out for and against candidates. While much of the debate is focused on presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, there’s plenty to say about our local candidates as...
August 26, 2016 - 10:11am
Letter: In support of Angie Craig
To the editor, Responding to Sharon Peterson’s letter (which I read while waiting to see a film at the Hastings Theater), I want to talk about Republican congressional candidate Jason Lewis because of his contradicting policies. Lewis has supported the isolationist policies of Senator...
August 26, 2016 - 10:08am
June 14, 2016
Letter: Say ‘no’ to rigged politics
To the editor, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders rail against what they see as a “rigged” political process. Unfortunately, we have an example right here in our district. Representative Denny McNamara filed to run the first day of the filing season. He sought and won the Republican...
June 14, 2016 - 3:26pm
April 5, 2016
Afton welcomes Islamic center
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has been holding worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space along...
April 5, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 28, 2016
Letter: An anxious elector speaks
To the editor, I have been voting for the past 60 years – at caucus, primary, special and general elections. I have much respect for all candidates who run for positions, and those who are elected. I don’t always agree with their views, yet try to honor their offices. It is an...
March 28, 2016 - 9:02am
Letter: Thanks to McNamara for standing up for fiscal responsibility
To the editor, I would like to join Don Slaten in thanking Rep. Dennis McNamara and those who stood with him to say “no” to extending unemployment benefits on the Iron Range beyond the level available to other Minnesotans. The taxpayers of Minnesota should be outraged that the...
March 28, 2016 - 9:01am
January 13, 2016
Assembly passes anti-heroin bills; GOP lawmaker flips off minority leader on Assembly floor; 13 more state news stories
MADISON -- The Wisconsin Assembly has passed four bills aimed at curbing the state's growing heroin problem. They were sent to the Senate Tuesday on voice votes. It was the second set of proposals in two years from John Nygren, (R-Marinette) whose daughter has fought a heroin addiction....
January 13, 2016 - 7:57am
November 25, 2015
Editorial: Open government? Not even in MN
We like to think we do things the right way around here. Above-board. Open. Honest. Without even a hint of sneaky. How then do we explain the closing moments of Minnesota House deliberations in May? The chaos and all the desperate shouting? The passing of legislation “at the pace...
November 25, 2015 - 8:56am
April 10, 2015
Editorial: Hard not to be cynical over ‘jobs bill’
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton launched a bonding bill proposal Tuesday that sounded oh-so-good — and perhaps a little too good. There was the promise of 23,900 new jobs; of major investments in practically every corner and population center in the state with a total of $842 million...
April 10, 2015 - 8:45am
December 1, 2014
LeafLine Labs to manufacture medical marijuana in Cottage Grove
Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove will be one of two entities allowed to manufacture medical marijuana in Minnesota when it becomes legal in 2015,...
December 1, 2014 - 8:33am
September 12, 2014
Letter: Thanks to representatives who voted for new anti-bullying law
To the editor, As we watch our children and grandchildren go back to school, big or small for their age, head of the class or comic of the class, with all the worries that go with it, we can be assured that at least a measure of protection is in place for the new school year. On...
September 12, 2014 - 10:01am
Letter: Slaten says ‘Together we can make a difference’
To the editor, The upcoming election is incredibly important to maintain and improve our quality of life in Minnesota. While DFL leadership resulted in great progress for all Minnesotans, in spite of a challenging economic environment, Republicans want control of the Minnesota...
September 12, 2014 - 9:59am