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Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
City Council: Pound fees, church expansion, and improvement bonds
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
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SEAS archery team qualifies and competes at nationals
Hastings Trap and Skeet team moves on to postseason shooting
Boys' Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Boys’ Golf: Dittrich competes at Bunker Hills in last state meet
Track and Field: Raider boys' 4x800 relay competes 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
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A LIVESTOCK FEEDLOT PERMIT for Elmegca Farm
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing at 8 pm on 7/23/18.
PROBATE OF WILL for Patiricia Hageman Estate
PROBATE NOTICE: Katherine C. Martin File 19HA-PR-18-414
CITY OF HASTINGS:6/18/18 Amending City Code Ch. 34: Fees and Ch. 91: Animals
Wise Family Funeral celebrates groundbreaking for expansion
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
Woodbury Plastic Surgery Joins Fairview Physician Associates Network; Remains an Independent Clinic
Asia-Pacific Ethanol Summit visitors stop in Rosemount
WELS shop benefits Hastings and beyond
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Jared E. Lazer
Ralph E. Zacardi
Cecil N. Underwood
Lou & Robin Paulson
Juliana Marie Raway
Paul & Donna Wagner
Editorial: Be ready for the season
Gessner column: ‘Spring cleaning’ can include your habits
Letters to the editor: Pageant Pennies adding up to success; Do your job after your pet does its business
A Bea in the Garden column: Time to cruise … on down to farmers market
Column: Dad is major force in child’s wellbeing
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June 4, 2018
WELS shop benefits Hastings and beyond
RED WING — Over the past 25 years, the Wise Penny Thrift Store has generated more than $1 million to benefit churches, schools and other...
June 4, 2018 - 7:21am
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
September 26, 2017
Schoolhouse Scoop expands into Cannon Falls
Schoolhouse Scoop is now dishing out dessert in Cannon Falls. Hastings' Schoolhouse Scoop expanded this summer with the opening of the new location...
September 26, 2017 - 8:45am
June 1, 2017
Troopers help save Minnesota mother’s life with blood delivery rush
RED WING, Minn.—A difficult baby delivery turned into a race against time to save the life of a Minnesota mother. Lisa Jaeger, of Cannon...
June 1, 2017 - 9:55pm
April 12, 2017
A Best of Minnesota toast: Area wineries make statewide top 10 list
Three area wineries have been named to Minnesota's top 10 by the Best of Minnesota website. Alexis Bailly Vineyards of Hastings leads the way...
April 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 17, 2016
Sex offender's appearance as Santa Claus sparks outrage
CANNON FALLS, Minn. — A holiday parade has stirred unpleasant emotions after it was learned a man convicted of criminal sexual conduct...
December 17, 2016 - 6:00am
October 11, 2016
Cannon Falls police seek help locating suspect in attempted abduction
Cannon Falls police are seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of attempting to abduct a 10-year-old girl. According to police, on Sunday, Oct. 9, at approximately 4 p.m., a man reportedly attempted to abduct a 10-year-old female from Lower Hannah's Bend Park in Cannon...
October 11, 2016 - 11:59am
September 27, 2016
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Two suspects were taken into custody Monday, Sept. 26, after a bizarre sequence of chases and vehicle crashes in Cannon Falls and Dakota County. According to a news release Monday by Cannon Falls police: Police responded to a driving complaint around 9:21 a.m. of a pickup truck pulling...
September 27, 2016 - 9:13am
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
December 8, 2010
Authorities respond to ammonia leak in Randolph
Red Wing firefighters were on standby Wednesday morning following an anhydrous ammonia leak in Randolph. Goodhue County sheriff's spokeswoman Kris Weiss said deputies were called at 8:45 a.m. to provide traffic assistance on 292nd Street in Randolph, a Dakota County town located...
December 8, 2010 - 10:06am
March 19, 2010
Woman dies in Highway 52 rollover
A 26-year-old Hastings woman was killed Thursday in a crash on Highway 52 in Cannon Falls. Danielle Solberg and two small children were riding in a vehicle driven by Jeffery Huetmaker, 25, when it ran off the left side of the road, vaulted through the median and rolled, according...
March 19, 2010 - 8:07am
January 18, 2010
Residents learn about interchange's impacts
Diane Logue may have to find another place to ride her horses once the new interchange is built on Highway 52 and County Road 24 in Cannon Falls. The massive project's access roads will cut through large portions of her rural property. But Logue is not complaining. She is looking...
January 18, 2010 - 8:49am
Rural setting, big-time studio
It's an unusually warm, sunny November afternoon in rural Cannon Falls. Aside from the crackling of dry leaves under foot, and the gobbling of...
November 18, 2009 - 10:34am
October 2, 2009
Pawlenty downplays PAC's role
CANNON FALLS -- Despite rising national attention to his newly formed political action committee, Gov.
October 2, 2009 - 7:13am