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Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
Community event will tackle diversity and inclusion discussion
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
crime and courts
Tennis: Raiders play five matches in five days
Hastings track and field competes in Wi vs. MN Border Battle
Raiders girls lacrosse falls in season opener to Mahtomedi
Future is uncertain for Raiders golf teams
Sights from Hastings softball scrimmage at the Irish Sports Dome
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 NOTICE: Douglas Martin Antonson Estate; File No.19HA-PR-18-263
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Sidewalk Cafes
CITY OF HASTINGS: 5/7/18 Hearing re: Mobile Food Units
HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids- Camera Project
HASTINGS SCHOOL DIST: Ad For Bids- Parking Improvements
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
Planet Beach moves to downtown Hastings
Ready for a sip at Spiral
Place a Business Announcement
Matthew Asphaug Warg
Judith M. Warner
Sandra L. Moon
Laurence E. Wolford
Tina Folch for House Representative
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
A Bea in the Garden column: Snow stalling spring planting
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Column: How observant are you?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
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January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 8, 2018
Column: Kindness offers lifelong lessons
At this time of year, we often hear about random acts of kindness in which people go out of their way to help others. These acts may be as simple...
January 8, 2018 - 7:49am
January 7, 2018
Column: Ring out the old, ring in the new
Would you think it would be a good idea if Mother Nature did something outstanding and special to signal in the new year? You go to bed and wake up in the morning and there is no big fan fair to say "It's a whole new year!" I am not sure what I would want her to do but maybe something...
January 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 5, 2018
Letter: 'Slamming' Schutt shows lack of leadership
Lori Braucks, Melanie Mesko Lee, Paul Hicks and Mark Vaughn all slammed Fire Chief Mike Schutt for making his department better. The aforementioned...
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 2, 2018
Column: Get the most out of that Christmas tree
Are you reading this in a fully restored home environment? Is everything, old and new, all blended and tucked into the home landscape? Do you...
January 2, 2018 - 2:18pm
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
December 17, 2017
Viewpoint: Pause for more presence, fewer presents
The holiday season is underway. Some fully embrace it and others would rather the season pass quickly. I am somewhere in the middle. Sitting in the mellow glow of light from our holiday decorations in the mornings is a pleasure. Digging out old family recipes and making, sharing,...
December 17, 2017 - 8:00am
December 10, 2017
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
"Please stop publishing letters about (X). We don't want to read negative opinions in our local newspaper." "When you print people's horrible...
December 10, 2017 - 8:45am
Letters to the editor: Proud of how Schutt 'ordeal' was handled; McNamara would make us proud in Senate
Proud of how Schutt 'ordeal' was handled
December 10, 2017 - 8:45am
December 3, 2017
Letters to the editor: Thanks for support of school district; Keep the wreath white
Thanks for support of school district My Thanksgiving Day started with listening to the Hastings Middle School choir singing the National Anthem...
December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 12, 2017
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
The sixth-annual Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC) Annual Gala was held Friday, Nov. 3, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Great Hall. Almost...
November 12, 2017 - 11:00am
November 11, 2017
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
It is truly written in stone that the fall/winter season has arrived. Those blasted mice have declared our farm house a "center of interest and good living." Anything and everything is explored and chewed on. I would not be surprised to see a little band of mice marching across the...
November 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
November 10, 2017
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Virtually everyone is aware of the nationwide jostling taking place to attract Amazon's announced $50 billion corporate headquarters. I can't...
November 10, 2017 - 8:45am
November 9, 2017
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
You'll go to bed Friday night and wake Saturday as you did today, living in a free land. You can thank every veteran — from those determined...
November 9, 2017 - 10:00pm
November 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Target brand, not Hastings economy, may be behind closure
On Monday evening, two words struck fear into the heart of many of Hastings moms: "Target's closing." I watched my wife and her friends vigorously...
November 7, 2017 - 12:49pm