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Hastings Star Gazette
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Minn. roundup: Deer harvest up 10 percent; Suspect charged in Mall of America knife attack
crime and courts
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
Volleyball: Raiders' season ends with loss to Henry Sibley
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
Lisa A. Rembleski
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
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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August 29, 2017
Up with the birds: Washington County birders treated to a year of rarities
An unobtrusive pair of birds with heavy rounded beaks and a hue brighter than a Blue Jay has made its home in scrubland at the edge of Hamlet...
August 29, 2017 - 11:13am
August 24, 2017
Harper sentenced for felony theft; 240 hours community service, $7,500 restitution
A former East Ridge High School principal will serve 240 hours of community service and pay South Washington County Schools $7,500 for misusing...
August 24, 2017 - 4:39pm
August 15, 2017
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
Authorities say a St. Paul man tried to disguise himself as a woman to evade police after stealing a handgun from Cabela's in Woodbury and driving...
August 15, 2017 - 12:01pm
August 1, 2017
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
A New Hope man accused of fatally shooting a Maplewood woman at her Mendota Heights workplace is in custody after evading authorities for three...
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am
July 31, 2017
Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse of minor
The brother of a man acquitted in the highly publicized 1992 disappearance of a 5-year-old Inver Grove Heights girl faces 18 months in prison...
July 31, 2017 - 2:40pm
July 14, 2017
Man sentenced to 8 years for sex trafficking in Washington County
A Brooklyn Park man will serve eight years in prison for his role in trafficking two women for commercial sex at a Woodbury hotel. A Washington...
July 14, 2017 - 12:31pm
June 9, 2017
Rise of the roundabout
Travelling Hargis Parkway from Radio Drive to HealthEast Sports Center and East Ridge High School, drivers pass through as many as six roundabouts....
June 9, 2017 - 8:00am
June 5, 2017
Girl, 6, dies of apparent drowning at Lake Elmo park pond
A 6-year-old girl died of an apparent drowning June 4 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, authorities said.
June 5, 2017 - 4:06pm
June 3, 2017
Could measles reach Dakota County?
Sixty-eight cases of measles have been confirmed in four counties in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Health has not found any cases in...
June 3, 2017 - 8:00am
May 18, 2017
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Less than five months after pleading no contest to substantial battery to a child in St. Croix County, a 27-year-old man was charged with a similar...
May 18, 2017 - 3:12pm
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
Washington County authorities believe two people arrested Wednesday are responsible for allegedly running a large-scale prostitution and sex...
May 18, 2017 - 12:43pm
May 11, 2017
Illinois men admit to smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border
Two Illinois men accused of transporting the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony smuggling charges....
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
April 6, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Charges filed in crash that killed pregnant passenger in Washington County
ST. PAUL—A 21-year-old man has been charged with a misdemeanor in connection with a crash last year that killed a 20-year-old mother who...
April 6, 2017 - 9:12am
March 13, 2017
Transit board's breakup delayed by Dakota County objections
Washington County is caught in the middle of a messy divorce.
March 13, 2017 - 3:13pm
February 6, 2017
County uses surplus to finish trail
Rather than let a state funding shortfall delay the completion of a new trail, Washington County will kick in more of its own money. The Point Douglas Regional Trail is set to open sometime in November. The 2.5-mile paved trail will connect Point Douglas Park to the new Hastings Bridge...
February 6, 2017 - 1:42pm