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Hastings Star Gazette
Former lawmaker Bigham to run for MN Senate; McNamara 'seriously 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
Prairie Island nuclear plant completes refueling outage and maintenance projects
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
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
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
Gerald R. Seaton
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 29, 2017
Weather service: Tornado that hit Pierce County was EF-1
The National Weather Service confirmed what many eyewitnesses already knew — it was a tornado that struck Pierce County on Wednesday. Michelle...
June 29, 2017 - 2:34pm
June 28, 2017
MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
TOWN OF MARTELL — At least one person was injured after a fast-developing storm produced a tornado that destroyed numerous buildings Wednesday,...
June 28, 2017 - 8:37pm
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 22, 2017
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Following a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures in February, snow is back in the forecast. A winter storm is expected to blanket the region...
February 22, 2017 - 2:54pm
Wisconsin roundup: Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent primary; weather blamed for western Wis. bridge collapse; 8 more state news stories
State public school Superintendent Tony Evers and challenger Lowell Holtz have advanced to the April fourth general election, after easy victories in Tuesday's primary.
February 22, 2017 - 8:41am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 23, 2016
DNR warns: changing weather conditions create unpredictable, unsafe ice
Due to widely variable weather conditions across much of the state, ice is deteriorating rapidly and creating potentially dangerous conditions for anglers, snowmobilers, skiers and others planning to recreate on the ice over the holidays.
December 23, 2016 - 2:29pm
December 22, 2016
Possible snow and rain over the holiday weekend
For the second weekend in a row, a snowstorm was big enough to earn a name. First is was "Caly" and this past weekend it was "Decima" that brought snow accumulation resulting in a snow emergency in Hastings. The Twin Cities saw another 5 inches of snowfall this past weekend, according...
December 22, 2016 - 10:22am
December 10, 2016
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
CHICAGO—Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a prediction that much of the northern half of the United States could see...
December 10, 2016 - 9:00am
November 21, 2016
Biggest snowfall goes to small town near Brainerd
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Northern Minnesota towns were the winners in snowfall over the weekend. Chris Franks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen, said Friday’s snowfall left just 0.3 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. There...
November 21, 2016 - 9:41am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
October 10, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the...
October 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew closing in on Florida
ORLANDO, Fla.—Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas...
October 7, 2016 - 9:30am
July 19, 2016
Refuge available at Tilden during excessive heat advisory this week
The city of Hastings has released an excessive heat advisory. Dangerous high temperatures are expected for Wednesday, July 20, through Friday, July 22. The city has designated the Tilden Community Center as a heat refuge. The community center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers...
July 19, 2016 - 11:33am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am