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Hastings Star Gazette
Temporary library location to close June 1
A conversation with Hastings' 42-year school employee
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
crime and courts
Third time's the charm: Raider softball upsets Henry Sibley in the rain
Goodbye to Benny
Hastings softball earns No. 6 seed for section playoffs
Raiders boys' tennis advances to section semifinals
Hastings track and field teams compete in Section 2AAA True Team 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
arts and entertainment
MARSHAN TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing Notice 06/04/19 at 8:00 PM
Probate Notice: Diane Dorothy Toscano 19HA-PR-19-313
ISD 917: 05/07/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Foreclosre Sale: Timothy and Ann Watts
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 06/11/19, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
Place a Business Announcement
Paul R. Olson
Sharon C. Endres
Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Column: The importance of story
Letter: Considering our emotions as gifts
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Letter: Feeding hungry kids
Letter: Bike ride sidetracked by plastic bottles
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March 14, 2019
Letter: Pedestrian safety on County Road 42
Help me understand just why citizens really get invited to public meetings! Many of us on County Road 42 got invited to an "open house" on the...
March 14, 2019 - 5:00am
March 13, 2019
Letter: Does Rep. Jurgens support women equality?
On March 7, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the Equal Rights Amendment. It came as no surprise that Rep. Tony Jurgens, R-Cottage Grove, voted against the amendment. Similarly, he voted against funding the Office on the Economic Status of Women (OESW) in 2017. The OESW...
March 13, 2019 - 5:00am
March 12, 2019
Editorial: Keep the sun shining on your government
Rain may be falling, but this is Sunshine Week regardless of the weather. Sunshine Week is the nationwide celebration of your access to public...
March 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
March 11, 2019
Viewpoint: Your input is important for county highway projects
Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures and seemingly unending snowfalls, Dakota County has been preparing for spring — or as we all...
March 11, 2019 - 6:00am
March 10, 2019
Letter: Share your perspective at the next Rivertown Gratefulness Gathering
Presence. Perspective. Possibility. These three words are a good way to approach each new day. Presence to slow down, pay attention and notice...
March 10, 2019 - 5:00am
March 7, 2019
Letter: Hastings Council, get comfortable talking about carbon emissions
Recently I attended an event hosted by the Freshwater Society teaching Master Water Stewards how to discuss climate change with our community...
March 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 6, 2019
Letter: Beyond hate, one response to the clergy's proclamation
Imagine, the eight pastors making this proclamation. "As pastors of various churches serving many families and individuals in Hastings, we are...
March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Editorial: Extend stockpiling instinct to include others
The forecast calls for another blizzard. What do you do? Head to the grocery store, load up your cart, restock your cupboard and then relax...
March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2019
Tina Folch Viewpoint: Progress on clean energy starts locally
In December, Xcel Energy announced plans to serve all their customers with zero-carbon electricity by 2050, becoming the first public utility...
March 3, 2019 - 5:00am
March 1, 2019
Letter: Council should stick to Hastings' problems
From the shaking-your-head department come the actions of Hastings City Council member Tina Folch, who made news last week for completely wasting the council's time. With apparently nothing better to accomplish, Folch thought it was imperative that the city formally recognize Xcel...
March 1, 2019 - 2:00pm
February 28, 2019
Letter: City police are underperforming
Hastings, anytime you would be finished with the police department being an embarrassment to the city, you can contact Dakota County Sheriff...
February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Editorial: You can't prevent snow; you can prevent measles
The love month wraps up this week. While most of us likely will remember February 2019 for its onslaught of winter, another avalanche of sorts...
February 28, 2019 - 9:31am
February 19, 2019
Editorial: Constitutional crisis is true national emergency
President Donald Trump thinks if he says something, it must be true. And if he says something long enough and loud enough, he's convinced the...
February 19, 2019 - 10:00am
February 16, 2019
Column: Loving yourself in the month of the heart
The month of February focuses our attention on love. In addition, it's also known as National Heart Month. A happy heart is a healthy heart. Our hearts can't survive without love or a healthy lifestyle!
February 16, 2019 - 11:00am
February 14, 2019
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Gov. Tim Walz was clear when he asked me to be the chair of the Metropolitan Council — he wanted a mayor for the job. A mayor has a good...
February 14, 2019 - 6:00pm