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Hastings Star Gazette
Hastings City Council briefs: Annual Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan; procedure for possible new city administrator
Infographic: Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
Missing person: Northfield man last seen on Friday
Plea deals vs. trials: Driving hard bargains in Minn., Wis. courtrooms
crime and courts
Woodbury angler's pike catch in May sets new Minnesota record
Keeping leaves out of the street keeps our rivers and lakes clean
Hastings' Ashtyn Stewart competes at Class AA state swim meet
Afton Alps to open Friday
Hastings girls' hockey starts season 0-2 against tough competition
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
Goodhue County: Homestead Property Tax Notice
Probate Notice: Hallet R. White 19HA-PR-18-882
DAKOTA CTY:Board of Commissioners Mtg 12/11
Probate Notice: Kahtleen M Hathaway 19HA-PR-18-858
Probate Notice: Bruce Kelly 19HA-PR-18-849
Business Excellence Awards announced by Dakota County chamber
Duck Donuts brings made-to-order treats to Woodbury
Downtown Hastings boutique to close its doors
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
Place a Business Announcement
Daryl Greenwood Donath
Kimberly Scott Vroman
Marion T. "Dolly" Crane (nee Iverson)
Veronica A. "Verna" Kleinschmidt
Lois Marie Nordstrom
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Hastings squandered opportunities
Letter: A community journey
Letter: Mayor-elect looks to future
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
Folch Thanks Supporters
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November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
August 21, 2017
'Lip service' to soil health?
A few years ago, I was talking about soil health and the environment with a Midwest agriculturalist. I won't name him; let's just say he's a...
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
July 14, 2017
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners collaborated to roll out the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
July 12, 2017
The Voyage of the Michi Zeebee
Two Maine artists are making a full-length trip down the Mississippi River this summer with the goal of documenting the changing flow of the...
July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout and wagging...
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
GOODHUE — An excavating and trucking company must pay an $80,000 penalty and take several corrective actions after the Minnesota Pollution...
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to stop plastic bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7...
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm