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States exploring tax reciprocity plan
One dead in Highway 50 crash near New Trier, alcohol involved: State Patrol report
County Road 42 to undergo reconstruction
Highway 316 crash results in life-threatening injury
'Pictures can be replaced, but we can't': Prescott family recovers after fire
crime and courts
Dakota County SWCD anticipates growth in conservation
Hastings basketball teams get games in despite the horrible weather
Hastings alpine ski teams send three individuals to state meet
Hastings' Trevor Caflisch and Linnea Urban head to the state tournament
A new Minnesota prep hockey school is dominating the competition. This is their story.
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: James Henry Gores 19HAPR1986
PROBATE NOTICE: Dorothy Most 19HA-PR-19-76
Marshan Twp: Annual Board of Audit Meeting 02/21/19
Vermillion Township: Annual Town Meeting and Election
Assumed Name Notice: Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel
Igniting innovation: Red Wing Ignite selected for nationwide initiative
Hastings pub hosts unique games, events for guests
HUDSON CHEERS PABLO
Dakota Pines gets rebrand with new owner, name
Chamber awards top business, educator and volunteer
Place a Business Announcement
Loretta C. Sieben
Ewald "Ed" Fischer
George B. Mead Jr.
Larry L. Perseke
Daniel J. Kranz
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Editorial: Don't be so quick to plow ahead
Letter: An act of kindness
Editorial: Take that, winter!
Letter: Wanting a less violent society
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November 8, 2018
Viewpoint: Honoring our local veterans -- stories of service and sacrifice
Again this year, we have the great honor in Dakota County of hosting Minnesota's official Veterans Day program, which will occur at 10 a.m. Sunday,...
November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 11, 2018
Column: Journalism is under attack, but what's new?
"Editing a paper is a nice business," Charles K. Blandin once wrote. He was being sarcastic. Still, he believed in the free press and made it...
October 11, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 18, 2018
Column: Star Gazette issues call for new readers board
The Star Gazette will launch an advisory panel in October as a new way to connect with the community and get valuable feedback from our readers...
September 18, 2018 - 3:18pm
September 16, 2018
Column: Back to school, back to you
Summer's over, fall is in the air and the kids are back in school. Have you been school shopping these past few weeks or do you remember back-to-school shopping in the past? There's the excitement of everything new: books, clothes, crayons and even new friends. Getting new things...
September 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 13, 2018
Editorial: My next step as your regional editor
Journalism is not a career path that I expected to be on when I graduated high school and ventured out to college. Back then I expected my initial...
September 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Column: New school year is new opportunity to talk safety
It is my pleasure to welcome students of all ages back to classrooms, campuses and everywhere else you are building new skills and pursuing your...
September 13, 2018 - 5:00am
September 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Mayor Hicks with a different kind of message
When mayors get together they typically talk about "nuts and bolts" like infrastructure and budgets, not opioid abuse. Yet, opioid abuse affects so many cities, even our beloved Hastings. Hastings Police Department doesn't track opiate-related incidents separately. Instead they track...
September 9, 2018 - 5:00am
September 2, 2018
Bea Westerberg column: Some memories to dine upon
Has anyone been worried that I might not have something to write about each week? We are nearing my 375th column. The problem is not thinking about something to write, its deciding what little tiny piece of life or information I can share in 900 words or less. This week's information...
September 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 12, 2018
Jewel Pickert column: Time to abolish pet peeves? You make the call
Pet peeves drive me bonkers. One of my pet peeves, which seems to have become standard practice, is to not call me back. This is after the person...
August 12, 2018 - 5:00am
August 11, 2018
Bea Westerberg column: Dog days of summer call for cool foods
Oh boy, the fall thing is starting to come in big in the advertising world. I am starting to see ads for Halloween stuff and recipes for the typical fall things like apples, pumpkins and chili. Slow down and embrace the last month of summer goodies. Fall will be here soon enough...
August 11, 2018 - 5:00am
August 4, 2018
Viewpoint: You can't go wrong with a cucumber
Some miracles have recently happened at the Westerberg Ranchette. I make this statement because to some people this would be an ordinary event or two, but at times I "clean" to a different drummer. We were shopping and I had the big cart that holds the lumber and was told to work...
August 4, 2018 - 6:00am
July 27, 2018
Bea Westerberg column: Summer bounty really taking off
With Rivertown Days ending this past weekend and the Old Log Cabin event coming up next weekend, I think we can say it's true the summer is racing by at a rapid rate of speed. That means August will be here soon, and then September. I really understand the feeling some of the back-to-school...
July 27, 2018 - 8:00pm
July 24, 2018
Viewpoint: Are summer offseason programs appropriate for high school sports?
High school sports have changed gradually over the last decade and one of the areas you see that the most today is during the offseason. Less...
July 24, 2018 - 3:34pm
July 21, 2018
Column: Healthful eating doesn't need a vacation
It's summer and vacations are in the air. Vacations are about stepping outside of your life, about letting everything go — even if just...
July 21, 2018 - 5:00am
July 20, 2018
Bea Westerberg column: Gardens heating up, so are grills
It looks like I may have to add "What I Learned This Week" to my articles. One of the major things this week was that you need to put the ground coffee into the coffee maker in order for it to make fresh coffee. If leave the ground coffee in the grinder but remember to add the water...
July 20, 2018 - 7:49am