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Public Safety Committee discusses residency restrictions for sex offenders
HFS to host Hastings Tastings March 28
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
RAD Zoo visits Pleasant Hill Library
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
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
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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November 8, 2016
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
Trump edges closer to White House win, rattles world markets
Republican Donald Trump scored a series of shocking wins in battleground U.S. states including Florida and Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8, opening...
November 8, 2016 - 11:20pm
Trump has slight edge on Clinton in several battleground states
Republican Donald Trump held slight leads in the vital battleground states of Florida, Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8,...
November 8, 2016 - 10:30pm
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