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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
Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
Levi C. Benson
Dolores E. Stoffel
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 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 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
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
February 11, 2019
Letter: An act of kindness
On Wednesday of last week, while I was cleaning my driveway of 8 1/2 inches of snow, I was reminded of why I am thankful to live in a caring...
February 11, 2019 - 8:00am
February 3, 2019
Letter: Wanting a less violent society
My note expresses the disappointment with the decision rendered by the Dakota County Attorney Office in the OIS. This is not an indictment of...
February 3, 2019 - 11:00am
January 24, 2019
Letter: Hastings Family Service can help during government shutdown
If you are being impacted by the government shutdown, Hastings Family Service can help. Many people are inquiring about the government shutdown...
January 24, 2019 - 6:00am
January 20, 2019
Letter: Rep. Jurgens' dangerous denial of human-caused climate change
Climate change due to human activity has become a well-accepted phenomenon among climate scientists. Now the debate among scientists has shifted...
January 20, 2019 - 5:00am
Letter: Project Share is a success due to community support
Project Share 2018, the holiday assistance program at Hastings Family Service, is behind us, but I think back to the amazing whirlwind of activity...
January 20, 2019 - 5:00am
January 13, 2019
Letter: Why I am participating in diversity and inclusion conversations
When I learned about the community's vision of having a conversation around diversity, equity and inclusion I knew this was historic. In this...
January 13, 2019 - 5:00am
Letter: Slaten shows his true partisan colors
A letter Don Slaten wrote against state Rep. Tony Jurgens was predictable drivel. Amazing that Slaten, who was once defeated by Jurgens and has...
January 13, 2019 - 5:00am
January 9, 2019
Letter: Join us for Rivertown Gratefulness Gatherings
With so much division, contention and isolation making news and raising concerns, consider this opportunity to come together with others, build...
January 9, 2019 - 5:00am
January 4, 2019
Letter: Does surplus in this budget, mean a repeat in another year?
In the Dec. 13 edition of the Hastings Star Gazette, Rep. Tony Jurgens SD 54B wrote in to comment on the projected state budget surplus of $1.5...
January 4, 2019 - 5:00am