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National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
Update: Front-yard gunshots led to home evacuations, school alert in Prescott
Literacy initiative: Multi-year plan in its 1st year at Hastings elementary schools
Two charged in 2017 River Falls overdose death
crime and courts
A tale of two games: Raider baseball splits Saturday doubleheader
Hastings boys' golf plays in first meet of the 2019 season
Where are they now?
Hastings boys' tennis gets in three matches before winter storm
LIVE UPDATES: Game blog from 2019 Frozen Four championship game
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
DAKOTA CTY:Summary of Board Proceedings Meeting 03/26/19
Probate Notice: William Christensen
Dakota County: Ad for Bids: Group Medical Coverage
DAKOTA COUNTY: Public Hearing-Ordinance 101 05/07/19
Assumed Name Notice: Davis Empire
Novare Renovation & Design celebrates 10 years!
From here to there: Ron Martino's transition from electrical engineer to potter
Dinner's ready: Weeknight Kitchen brings homemade dinners to those too busy to cook
Sterling Pharmacy permanently closed, dollar and gift store to follow
From there to here: What led Barb Hollenbeck to own a toy shop
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Randy S. Tokarczyk
Richelle R. Cokley
Eugene Joseph Sabaitis
Sandra M. Dahl
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Editorial: Traffic will be hopping Easter holiday weekend
Letter: Bring your body to the next Rivertown Gratefulness Gathering
Letter: Equal is equal
Editorial: Spring cleaning goes beyond the flood
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May 27, 2018
Editorial: Thank you, today and tomorrow, on behalf of a grateful nation
A salute, a nod, a sincere "Thank you." Veterans perhaps don't expect more than these in recognition of their service, but that doesn't mean a simple acknowledgement is all we can or should provide.
May 27, 2018 - 10:44am
May 19, 2018
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Are you fed up with government? Perhaps you feel just the opposite — you're happy with the way things are going locally, across the state...
May 19, 2018 - 7:49am
May 17, 2018
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
The importance of Minnesota State colleges and universities is being driven home this graduation season, when 40,000 students will receive degrees...
May 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
April 15, 2018
Editorial: Your local news is under tax attack
U.S. tariffs again made big headlines last week. What readers may not know is that tariffs could kill the writers of those headlines. We're...
April 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 7:49am
March 11, 2018
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
How annoying. The driver ahead slows down to 40 mph, then suddenly races ahead before lazily switching lanes with no warning two minutes later....
March 11, 2018 - 4:43am
March 8, 2018
Editorial: Shame on us
Yes, you read the headline correctly — shame on us. We (the newspaper industry) have done a terrible job throughout the decades of informing readers, audience members, business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and citizens about how our business operates. Now,...
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
February 7, 2018
Editorial: District 54 race redefines 'special'
Special elections typically don't garner much attention — sometimes even with local voters. That's because such most elections carry no...
February 7, 2018 - 6:55pm
February 2, 2018
Editorial: Stepping out of my comfort zone
Eventually, you have to grow up. Up to this point, my whole professional life has revolved around sports. The "toy department" in journalism...
February 2, 2018 - 10:00pm
January 19, 2018
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
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
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
October 12, 2017
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Minnesota and Wisconsin state laws require vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing...
October 12, 2017 - 10:00pm