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Hastings Star Gazette
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
Local author to launch new parenting book March 31
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
Annual Hastings Tastings event to be April 3
crime and courts
Recent River Blades Skating School accomplishments
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
Hastings Bantam B1 boys hockey team advances to state tournament
Hastings Just for Kix competes in two competitions
Hastings boys' basketball upset by Burnsville
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
PUBLIC HEARING: 3/29/18, Proposed Base Hauler License Fee
PROBATE HEARING: 4/12/18, Francis J. Pasch Estate; 19HA-PR-18-188
PROBATE HEARING: 4/12/18, Carol D. Pasch Estate; 19HA-PR-18-189
PROBATE 19HA-PR-18-184 THELEN
DAKOTA COUNTY BID AD WASTE ENCLOSURES
Triple Angels applies to be latest assisted living facility in Cottage Grove
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Caturia, Smidt & Starkson break ground for new building
Senior living facility Legends of Cottage Grove poised for move-in
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
Place a Business Announcement
Gerald L. Cardwell
Dianne V. Schiller
Beverly E. Virblas
Fredrick Leo Bauer
Monica (Reinardy) Snyder
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March is National Nutrition Month
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
Editorial: Shame on us
Letter: 'Thank you' from Karla Bigham
Real Estate Showcase
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March 16, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
ST. PAUL — Gary Haugen has lost his attempt to overturn a decades-old decision that forces him to install vegetative buffers. The lawsuit,...
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
November 1, 2017
Amid uncertain future, MNsure sign-ups begin
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market could start signing up for plans Wednesday as politicians continued to debate the role government should play in providing citizens health insurance. Open enrollment for MNsure, the state's Affordable Care Act marketplace,...
November 1, 2017 - 9:40pm
October 27, 2017
Little changes in Minnesota insurance are expected as enrollment begins
ST. PAUL — The political rhetoric has been much more substantial than changes coming to Minnesotans' 2018 health plans. The federal Affordable...
October 27, 2017 - 2:28pm
October 16, 2017
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans can begin shopping for individual health insurance policies but only to window shop, not to buy yet. Since buying...
October 16, 2017 - 2:12pm
September 27, 2017
Final individual insurance policy answers coming Monday for Minnesotans
ST. PAUL—The country's health insurance situation is more confusing than ever, but within days at least one segment of Minnesota's population...
September 27, 2017 - 6:15pm
January 25, 2017
Dayton proposes 'public option' for health insurance
ST. PAUL—A new form of health insurance could be available next year to Minnesotans in the individual health insurance market if a proposal...
January 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 30, 2016
More Minnesotans take advantage of health insurance aid
ST. PAUL—Soaring insurance premiums apparently jolted Minnesotans into seeking federal aid to pay for their policies. The state's health...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
November 16, 2016
MNsure robocall, web issues still mysteries
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials still do not have answers to why two technology issues hit MNsure on the first day it sold individual health insurance policies two weeks ago. "Minnesota IT Services continues to investigate this situation and is reviewing the data," spokeswoman...
November 16, 2016 - 10:00am
November 11, 2016
Individual Medica insurance policies no longer for sale in MN
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans looking to buy new Medica individual insurance policies, but have not already made the purchase for 2017, are out of luck. The state Commerce Department announced early Friday, Nov. 11, that Medica of Wisconsin and Medica Insurance Co. reached a cap on the...
November 11, 2016 - 10:36am
November 4, 2016
MNsure signs month's worth of customers in 2 days
ST. PAUL — Technology issues are fixed and the state's MNsure health insurance sales program has enrolled 10,000 Minnesotans, a mark not...
November 4, 2016 - 9:17am
November 2, 2016
UPDATE: Website problems, robocalls equal bad first day for health insurance sales
ST. PAUL—A telephone attack slowed the MNsure health insurance sales telephone system on the first day Minnesotans could buy policies Tuesday, Nov. 1, and about 70 state Websites experienced outages at mid-day. A state information technology official said it did not appear the...
November 2, 2016 - 2:00pm
November 1, 2016
Robocalls delay first day of insurance enrollment in Minn.
ST. PAUL—The opening of individual health insurance policy sales Tuesday, Nov. 1, was greeted by a robocall effort to block people from...
November 1, 2016 - 12:51pm