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June 7, 2012
Cottage Grove mother charged with manslaughter in newborn's suffocation
June 7, 2012 - 11:02am
May 24, 2012
Funeral in Cottage Grove for husband and wife killed in triple-fatal crash
May 24, 2012 - 9:20am
Jesse Dahlquist, left, Crystal Gibson and Chase McDonald stage a small protest outside The Salvation Army store on Vermillion Street in Hastings on Tuesday. Dahlquist and Gibson organized the event. McDonald has a family member who is gay, and was there to support her and her lifestyle. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Protest staged in front of Salvation Army in Hastings
May 24, 2012 - 9:00am
May 18, 2012
Ron Paul, pictured here at a Minnesota speech in 2008, will talk to the Minnesota GOP convention after Friday's Senate endorsement contest. File photo by Scott Wente
Ron Paul adds mystery to GOP convention
May 18, 2012 - 8:48am
Josh Jacobsen looks over his motorcycle, which was restored and reassembled by a group of Hastings volunteers while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardsonplay button
Hastings group surprises soldier with cycle
May 18, 2012 - 8:00am
May 11, 2012
Online auction ends May 14 for six vehicles, including five DWI forfeitures from Hastings
May 11, 2012 - 9:45am
May 10, 2012
Reps. Denny McNamara of Hastings, left, and John Kriesel of Cottage Grove get ready for Wednesday in the Minnesota House. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
House approves Vikings stadium; final vote today in Senate
May 10, 2012 - 8:51am
May 9, 2012
Minnesota senators Tuesday debate a proposal to fund a Vikings stadium. In recent weeks, that became a hot topic as the Legislature nears the end of this year's session. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
Vikings stadium bill pressed for time as it moves forward
May 9, 2012 - 8:36am
May 7, 2012
The Vikings World Order joined other football fans in the Minnesota Capitol Monday to cheer for a new stadium. Photo by Don Davis/State Capitol Bureau
House debates Vikings stadium plan
May 7, 2012 - 10:34am
This is the scene just north of the Hastings bridge on Monday, May 7, after a crash that injured one person. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Crash just north of Hastings bridge injures one person, whose truck rolled down embankment
May 7, 2012 - 8:56am
April 30, 2012
An explosion sent a massive ball of flame and smoke up from one of the buildings while firefighters worked to control the blaze. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)play button
Fire strikes near landscaping company in Hastings
April 30, 2012 - 6:38pm
April 27, 2012
On Monday morning, Niles Appert was driving past his brother Nolan's home along Pleasant Drive at the intersection with 17th Street West. That's when Niles Appert saw the flames and the smoke. He is pictured here on the left, watching as the house goes up in flames. To his right is his fiancée, Megan Kieffer. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Hastings family plans to rebuild on site of Monday's blaze
April 27, 2012 - 6:00am
April 26, 2012
Hastings woman returns home to inspect work, finds contractor smoking marijuana in her driveway
April 26, 2012 - 3:39pm
April 25, 2012
Chris Paulson was one of the first firefighters on the scene Monday. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Camper's built-in charging unit caused house fire in Hastings on Monday
April 25, 2012 - 1:44pm
April 23, 2012
Tara Mauch of Hastings gives mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a dog that had been trapped inside a burning Hastings home on Monday morning. The dog is getting care at a veterinarian but appeared to be OK. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
Two dogs, one rabbit saved from blaze inside Hastings home
April 23, 2012 - 12:23pm