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Hastings Star Gazette
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
They came home here as children
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
crime and courts
Rogers, Carlson, McNary and Pottinger sign letters of intent
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
Girls' hockey preview: Raiders return with depth, ready to compete
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
Dewight K. "Dewey" Reck
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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March 21, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 19, 2017
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC
Dakota County Technical College student Nelson Newbill Jr. has been an active user of the campus' Military and Veterans Service Center since...
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
December 7, 2016
Remembering their service
When Al Weyand was just a boy, he was given a special ring. It was made from the metal of one of the gun turrets on the U.S.S. Arizona, one of...
December 7, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 1, 2016
Peeps: more than just to eat
The residents at the Minnesota Veterans Home, Hastings, decided recently they could do more with Peeps than just eat them. And they did. Working...
April 1, 2016 - 8:58am
November 24, 2009
Rose finally gets his due
After a five-year struggle to get social security and his citizenship straightened out, somehow, Tony Rose is still lighthearted about the whole...
November 24, 2009 - 2:57pm
November 11, 2009
The Netherlands honors Willmar World War II veteran
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A Willmar man is among seven Minnesota soldiers who will be honored by the Netherlands government for helping liberate part...
November 11, 2009 - 7:22am
August 6, 2009
Vets home residents upset at program changes
Changes to the work therapy program at the Minnesota Veterans Home Hastings have some residents upset about cuts to their hours, but Veterans Administration officials say the changes are meant to allow more residents into the popular program. The members of the Hastings Veterans...
August 6, 2009 - 12:41pm
April 23, 2009
Veterans gain, farmers cut in budget bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture spending. But for some representatives,...
April 23, 2009 - 7:52am
November 11, 2008
Veteran's view: Being 'Marine green' leads to an unexpected journey
The Marine Corps is a funny breed, all its own. I first realized that when I arrived at boot camp in San Diego before my service in the Vietnam War. Our drill instructor pounded it into our heads that we were no longer white, black or Latino; we were Marine green. That was the only...
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Veterans officer sentenced to probation, fine on theft charge
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County veterans service officer was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation, a $1,000 fine and a host of conditions...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 27, 2008
'Honor a vet'
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has launched his "Vote in Honor of a Veteran" program. The initiative is meant to increase voter participation this fall and recognize military veterans. Participants can seek a button from Ritchie's office and write on the button the name...
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am
April 25, 2008
Veterans' help passes
A second state veterans' cemetery could be built and a new veterans' home governing arrangement were approved Thursday by House members. Veterans' provisions were folded into an agriculture bill, but was barely discussed before the full bill passed. The new veterans' cemetery, proposed...
April 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Proposals benefit farmers, vets
ST. PAUL -- Farm-minded state lawmakers say they are looking to improve Minnesota agriculture's future - and the environment -- by pushing legislation helping livestock producers and farmers who grow crops used to make biofuels. Those are two provisions in a package of agriculture...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Pelosi: veterans' care should improve
MINNEAPOLIS - Military veterans living in rural areas need more access to federal medical services, Minnesota veterans told the most influential member of Congress. Veterans gathered for a discussion Monday with U.S.
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
March 28, 2008
Vietnam vets receive delayed welcome
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's Vietnam War veterans returned to a cold shoulder, but state leaders say that now will change. "The fact that the country did not welcome them home is shameful," Gov. Tim Pawlenty said Thursday afternoon before signing into law a bill setting aside March 29...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am