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Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minn., ND sent to prison
City Council briefs: HEDRA practice amendments; Pavilion programming update
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
Election 2018: At-large council seats go to Braucks, Vaughan
Going once, going twice: Unclaimed property auction announced
crime and courts
Seventh-grader Ashtyn Stewart qualifies for state in 100 butterfly
Hastings girls' swimming and diving section preliminaries results
Hastings Hockey Association partners with the Wild to grow the game
Tom Niederkorn, Walt Nelson inducted into Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame
Senior Eric Howd competes at state cross-country 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
DAKOTA CTY: Special General Government Policy Committee Mtg 11/27/18
PROBATE NOTICE: Kirk Johnson 19HA-PR-18-840
Lien Foreclosure Sale: Nicole, Timothy and Deborah Walsh
Probate Notice: Jan M. Frieburg 19HA-PR-18-822
Assumed Name Notice: Legend Motors 1038037100022
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
RiverTown Multimedia celebrates excellence in sales
Up North Plastics to double its business park footprint
61 Marine and Sports expands again
Place a Business Announcement
John R. Kusske
Larry William Lucken
Gilbert W. "Gil" Winter
Carol A. Freiermuth
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
LaVerne "Bud" Becker
Hastings Football Connections - Thank You Sponsor's
Letter: Community generosity in full force
Letter: Unite and support our community
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
Viewpoint: Honoring our local veterans -- stories of service and sacrifice
Letter: Cooked goose
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November 6, 2018
Star Gazette retracts paid letter
On Thursday, Nov. 1, a paid political letter titled "Hastings City Council Concern" was published on the Hastings Star Gazette website and on page A5 in the print product referencing a 2015 civil lawsuit settlement. The letter referred to a settlement agreement between a former city...
November 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
September 23, 2018
Letter: Heritage Park Committee formed
Several interested citizens have formed a committee titled Heritage Park Committee. We desire to preserve and develop vacant lots located on...
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
February 10, 2018
Letter: Big money and politics
Why is it possible for the wealthy and big corporations to be able to buy unlimited advertisements, mailings and commercials both for and against...
February 10, 2018 - 7:49am
February 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Xcel delivers win-win for Minnesota
Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic...
February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 28, 2018
Letter: Swift action from students, law enforcement
On Jan. 10, Dakota County Technical College went through what could have become a college's worst nightmare — the potential of an active...
January 28, 2018 - 9:00am
January 20, 2018
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
As a teacher, I tell kids to look for contrasts when they are reading: Those contrasts often teach us a lesson or help us infer something important...
January 20, 2018 - 7:49am
January 17, 2018
Letter: Changes on letter to editor
My first job out of college was being editor of a weekly community newspaper. In addition to covering local government and school board happenings,...
January 17, 2018 - 1:39pm
January 5, 2018
Letter: 'Slamming' Schutt shows lack of leadership
Lori Braucks, Melanie Mesko Lee, Paul Hicks and Mark Vaughn all slammed Fire Chief Mike Schutt for making his department better. The aforementioned...
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
December 10, 2017
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
"Please stop publishing letters about (X). We don't want to read negative opinions in our local newspaper." "When you print people's horrible...
December 10, 2017 - 8:45am
December 3, 2017
Letters to the editor: Thanks for support of school district; Keep the wreath white
Thanks for support of school district My Thanksgiving Day started with listening to the Hastings Middle School choir singing the National Anthem...
December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm