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Preparing for kindergarten: Committee helps child care providers get kids ready
Be proactive against Grinch-like porch pirates
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
Hastings City Council briefs: Highway 316 project receives support
Attention commuters: Overnight lane closures coming on I-494/694 near Woodbury
crime and courts
Basketball: Boys beat rival Park, girls still in search of first win
Boys' Hockey: Raiders ride offensive tidal wave to three-straight wins
Host Hastings goes 2-1 at Raider Duals
Hastings Raiders mid-week sports wrap-up
Raiders boys' basketball starts season 1-1 at Red Wing Tournament
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: Peggy Klitsch 19HA-PR-18-747
PROBATE NOTICE: Sonia Tollefson 19HA-PR-18-852
Lien Foreclosure Sale:Springbrook Condominiums v Nicholas Popehn
CITY OF HASTINGS PUBLIC NOTICE- Amend City Code Chapter 34
PROBATE NOTICE: Kathleen Kummer 19HA-PR-18-912
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
Furthers Rosie Kozlowski Named 2018 ICMI Customer Hero of the Year
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Rose M. Knoll
Beth Ann Strand
Kathleen E. Underwood
Gerry H. Dean
Robert E. "Duff" Duffy
Nash George Allan Perry
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: School district was bamboozled
Column: Develop a more effective flu vaccine
Letter: Gratitude for community support
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
Editorial: Don't be skating on thin ice
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May 25, 2018
What do moms and law enforcement have in common?
Both moms and law enforcement are honored in May. Mother's Day was on May 13. Law Enforcement Memorial Day was May 15. Besides having a common, celebratory month, both mothers and police officers deserve respect for their time and trouble. I'm sure many of us can remember a time...
May 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 23, 2018
Viewpoint: Session should benefit SMART Center, Hastings Veterans Home
The 2018 legislative session has come to a close, and while the final days were hectic, we did approve a number of common sense provisions and...
May 23, 2018 - 12:03pm
May 13, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Plenty of ways to make up for late spring
Did you take part in the world event that happened on last Saturday? Did you know that it was "National Gardening in the Nude Day?" I myself did not find out about it until well into the day so I am sorry I did not tell you in time to take part. As it was, I got a lot of scratches...
May 13, 2018 - 7:49am
May 10, 2018
Arbor Day reminder on our ash trees
With Arbor Day having just occurred on April 27th, I would like to remind residents that our ash trees are at great risk with the Emerald Ash...
May 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Top spring injuries and how to stay safe
By Dr. Kristi Trussell. She is the assistant medical director of The Urgency Room in Woodbury, Eagan and Vadnais Heights, Minn. After being...
May 10, 2018 - 4:25pm
May 6, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Finding the right flowers for Mom
Oh boy! The combination of no recent snow storms, warmer temperatures and my special mix of Matcha green tea, honey and cream have elevated me to a new level. As you may recall, I had a few potholes in life to mess up my energy level and I feared that I lost my get-up-and-go. That...
May 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 29, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Hopefully, spring is here to stay
I will have to get over my funk that spring is not going to get here and I am perfectly okay to stay inside and drink tea and bake cookies. I walked down our driveway in shoes without cleats for the first time in months and there were absolutely no ice chunks to kick or slip on. Then...
April 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2018
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
The Legislature is racing against a fast-approaching May 21 deadline to complete big unfinished business: Passing a jobs bill, preventing a...
April 23, 2018 - 6:34pm
April 22, 2018
A Bea in the Garden column: Snow stalling spring planting
The daffodils that Daughter Nissa purchased for two cents each when she was 8 years old are still underground under a foot of snow. They have come up almost every year since she planted them many years ago. Not sure if she would get upset if I said that it was 31 years ago. Hopefully,...
April 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Youth sports is one of the most hot-button topics in athletics today. There is the debate between multi-sport athletes and specialization, appropriate...
April 22, 2018 - 5:00am
April 21, 2018
Column: How observant are you?
There's a YouTube video about how observant people are. A man approaches different strangers, points to his map, and asks if they know where Trinity Church is. While the stranger tries to be helpful, two men carrying a giant poster with a picture of the asker walk between the two...
April 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 12, 2018
Sports column: Athletes and snow do not mix
The same story plays out nearly every year, yet it never ceases to cause chaos and consternation. Winter sports end, the weather starts to turn for the better just in time for spring sports, but it is only a tease by Mother Nature. She responds with mounds of snow, dropping temperatures...
April 12, 2018 - 11:23am
March 30, 2018
Column: What's all the fuss about a shot clock?
March 30, 2018 - 8:14pm
March 24, 2018
Speed of Life column: When enough is enough
March 24, 2018 - 9:00am
March 23, 2018
Column: My first month as your new state senator
It is an honor to be your new state senator. I am glad to be working on your behalf in a bipartisan manner that puts people first. During my first month on the job, I have been busy introducing legislation, meeting with constituents, and participating in hearings held by the committees...
March 23, 2018 - 5:00pm