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Hastings Star Gazette
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara ‘strongly leaning toward’ a run
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
Adjusting and learning is the name of the game
Hastings' junior Natasha Girgen qualifies for state in two events
Girls hockey drops first two games to section opponents
Cross-country: Nogle fights illness to run at state meet
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
arts and entertainment
Probate Estate Christine Drahos
Dissolution of Marriage: Novotny
Probate Estate Marina Challeen
Amended Assume Name Lalah's Oasis
Probate Estate Janaan Rasmusen
Gerald R. Seaton
Jon Joseph Choquette
Carol Ann Kasal
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
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June 26, 2017
After 65 years, a walk-up DQ closes in St. Paul
ST. PAUL - The walk-up Dairy Queen on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul has closed after 65 years in business. For its entire existence, one family...
June 26, 2017 - 8:26am
June 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Seat belt tickets drop again during summer enforcement campaign; Child reportedly dies at Twin Cities business
ST. PAUL—For the third year in a row, seat belt tickets decreased during the Minnesota summer Click It or Ticket campaign's two-week extra...
June 15, 2017 - 9:08am
May 24, 2017
Minn. roundup: Body in Mississippi river wasn't man who fled police; Man fires 5 to 7 shots at another vehicle on 35E
ST. PAUL—A body found in the Mississippi River in St. Paul on Monday was a 52-year-old missing since the beginning of May. Earlier on...
May 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2017
Minn. roundup: Amid search for U student, body of male found in river in Twin Cities
MINNEAPOLIS—Authorities on Thursday afternoon recovered a body from the Mississippi River near the Lake Street-Marshall Avenue Bridge between Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Hennepin County sheriff's office said deputies discovered the body of a male at around 4 p.m. as they conducted...
May 5, 2017 - 1:07pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Family IDs man fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights; St. Paul council rejects call for Trump investigation
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—The family of a man killed by Ramsey County sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights earlier this week has identified him as Darren Jahnke, 47. "Our hearts are breaking right now," sister Jenny Vance said Wednesday night. All four deputies have been placed...
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 6, 2017
Driver strikes St. Paul parrot sanctuary
ST. PAUL—A man drove into a St. Paul building that houses a parrot sanctuary, filling the interior with natural gas, damaging a wall and leaving parrots' cages smashed, according to police and the organization. No people or birds were injured in the Tuesday morning crash, although...
April 6, 2017 - 11:00am
March 23, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Burglars swipe $30K in tools from St. Paul school's auto shop, principal's car
ST. PAUL—When Matt Lijewski pulled up to the Central High School Service Station in St. Paul on Sunday morning and saw the garage door was open, it crossed his mind that another staff member could be test driving a car. Instead, he found the school's auto repair shop ransacked....
March 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 16, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Castile officer Yanez seeks change of venue for trial; FBI probes Jewish center threats as hate crimes
ST. PAUL—Stating that his case has become an "omnipresent spectacle," Jeronimo Yanez's defense attorneys are asking for his trial against manslaughter charges in Philando Castile's death to be moved out of the Twin Cities metro area. The request is rooted in what the St. Anthony...
March 16, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 3, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Handgun permit holders increase by nearly 60 percent; shooting suspect arrested in far western Minnesota
WILLMAR, Minn.—There are now 265,728 valid permit-holders for handguns in Minnesota, an increase of 59 percent over 2105, according to a news release from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension report on Wednesday, March 1, said...
March 3, 2017 - 9:30am
February 23, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
MOORHEAD, Minn.—A 34-year-old man is charged in Clay County District Court with third-degree murder in connection with the methamphetamine overdose death of a man who was found dead a day after he left a state-funded drug treatment program that had abruptly discharged him. According...
February 23, 2017 - 11:39am
February 21, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
ST. PAUL—The Jewish Community Center on St. Paul Avenue in Highland Park has re-opened after an evacuation Monday morning due to a bomb threat. After a search of the facility, the St. Paul police did not find bombs or dangerous devices. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders...
February 21, 2017 - 9:33am
January 25, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man arrested for alleged assault involving toddler; St. Paul spent $19K on police expenses for Women's March
UNDERWOOD, Minn.—A 13-month child is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive by his mother after an alleged assault to the...
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
January 22, 2017
Nearly 100,000 join Women's March in St. Paul as crowd estimate moves up
ST. PAUL —An estimated 90,000 to 100,000 people — nearly five times the expected number — formed a blocks-long protest from...
January 22, 2017 - 10:59am
January 10, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Willmar man charged with exposing his genitals at library sentenced; Man shot while on bail for shooting; 3 more state news stories
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Willmar Public Library has been sentenced to two years of...
January 10, 2017 - 9:19am