Skip to main content
Hastings Star Gazette
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Regina Auxiliary 'Thrifty Treasures Sale' to be held May 23
UPDATE: Prescott man accused of raping woman at knifepoint, stabbing her
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
crime and courts
Boys' Tennis: Raiders advance to section semifinals with sweep of Woodbury
Girls Lacrosse: Raiders win first game of the season in home opener
Boys' Tennis: Hastings is Metro East Conference champions
Timberwolves select Hastings as possible finalist to win new outdoor basketball courts
Swimming and Diving: Rupp and Williams named academic All-Americans
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
SALE OF CONTENTS OF STORAGE LOCKER 5/28/18
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Mobile Food Units
SUMMONS: Wesley R. Lines Jr. v Bay B. Brown; 85-FA-18-654
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Sidewalk Cafes
PROBATE OF WILL: Erwin Lester Zinnel
It's quaint, quirky and opening in downtown Hastings
Wise Family Funeral to expand parking lot; add crematory
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
New look at Dakota Pines to launch this season
Place a Business Announcement
Eugene W. "Gene" Fuchs
Shirley Ann Meier
Dorothy S. Seifert
Norma J. Kirchner
Helen M. (nee Stoudt) Crawford
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
A Bea in the Garden column: Plenty of ways to make up for late spring
Arbor Day reminder on our ash trees
A Bea in the Garden column: Finding the right flowers for Mom
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
November 10, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL --The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol, following allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 9:57am
October 24, 2017
'Wellstone way' hailed as key for battered Democratic Party
MINNEAPOLIS—When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison and former Vice President Walter Mondale spoke at the University of...
October 24, 2017 - 10:15pm
October 14, 2017
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers
Friday, Oct. 13, was the start of the 2018 gubernatorial race for the next Minnesota governor. Throughout the state, farmers invited candidates...
October 14, 2017 - 5:51pm
October 4, 2017
Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists in the previous...
October 4, 2017 - 2:20pm
August 22, 2017
Column: Reforming juvenile justice to save kids
There are over a million kids in our country's juvenile justice system. A million kids is a lot — especially when contact with the system...
August 22, 2017 - 9:00am
June 7, 2017
New Minnesota GOP chair aims to bring metro, rural factions together
BRAINERD, Minn.—The woman newly in charge of the Republican Party hopes to mend fences between the rural conservatives and the metro GOP headquarters. Elected in April to head the Minnesota GOP, Jennifer Carnahan owns several businesses in Nisswa and lives in the Twin Cities...
June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 4, 2017
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Minnesota Miracle? Hardly. Minnesota Nice? Not a chance. Minnesota Mud? That's more like it right now since our state government is mired in...
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020 ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won't run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats seen as likely candidates. But in an interview with People Magazine, the former comedian ruled...
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
May 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Sen. Dan Schoen should be commended for his public service and his commitment to his constituencies. In his viewpoint, however — "Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness," May 17 — he makes a number of incorrect statements. The following information gives a clearer picture...
May 22, 2017 - 2:40pm
April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
To the editor...
April 18, 2017 - 8:00am
April 3, 2017
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
ST. PAUL—Democratic state Rep. Tina Liebling has been known around the Minnesota Capitol as a policy wonk since she arrived in the House...
April 3, 2017 - 11:30am
March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Letter: Rep. Jason Lewis' missed opportunities
Rep. Jason Lewis' missed opportunities On Saturday, Feb. 25, I attended a town hall meeting in Burnsville, the last of three town halls scheduled...
March 8, 2017 - 8:00am
March 3, 2017
Constituent town halls happen 'with or without' congressman
Constituents from across Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, frustrated at what they see as a lack of face-to-face communication with Rep....
March 3, 2017 - 1:00pm