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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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August 23, 2018
Manning Avenue car fire destroys vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE — An engine fire in the south end of Cottage Grove left a vehicle totaled Aug. 22. According to the Cottage Grove Fire Department,...
August 23, 2018 - 9:21am
August 17, 2018
Cottage Grove couple believes in 'Yesterday'
COTTAGE GROVE — Cullen Kiely, 9, couldn't figure out why everybody in Metropolitan Stadium was screaming their heads off and carrying on...
August 17, 2018 - 5:00am
July 30, 2018
Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
COTTAGE GROVE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning that took place in the Mississippi River in Cottage Grove...
July 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
June 4, 2018
Spaghetti dinner to benefit local woman's cancer fight
A spaghetti dinner/bike rally/silent auction/raffle/bake sale will take place from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 at the VFW Red Barn in Cottage Grove, 9260 East Point Douglas Road. The benefit dinner will be held for Denyse Kruger, who is currently battling bone cancer. To learn more...
June 4, 2018 - 4:03pm
May 3, 2018
DNR natural area caught in wide blaze
COTTAGE GROVE — A fire in the Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific and Natural Area lit over 80 acres ablaze for the better part of the afternoon...
May 3, 2018 - 10:16am
March 13, 2018
Triple Angels applies to be latest assisted living facility in Cottage Grove
Triple Angels Healthcare, a senior living and assistance company, is proposing a new 20-bed facility along Highway 61. The building at 7150 West...
March 13, 2018 - 7:49am
February 27, 2018
Letter: 'Thank you' from Karla Bigham
I would like to thank the voters of Senate District 54 for their support in last week's special election. Thank you for the honor of representing...
February 27, 2018 - 7:49am
February 20, 2018
WATCH: Bigham gets sworn in
Senator-elect Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove was sworn in 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven...
February 20, 2018 - 10:41am
February 9, 2018
Dakota County pursues law enforcement training center
Dakota County is proposing a new facility — the SMART (Safety and Mental Health Alternative Response Training) Center — for law enforcement...
February 9, 2018 - 9:41am
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
February 1, 2018
Senior living facility Legends of Cottage Grove poised for move-in
Legends of Cottage Grove will become home to dozens of new residents when move-in begins Feb. 1. The four-story, 184-unit senior living facility...
February 1, 2018 - 8:35pm
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
January 23, 2018
Trial begins for Cottage Grove man accused of murdering his wife
STILLWATER — Washington County prosecutors allege a Cottage Grove man spent months plotting his wife's murder rather than divorce her...
January 23, 2018 - 3:12pm
December 5, 2017
Little Beginnings moves into new facility in Hastings
Little Beginnings Learning Center is making moves. The child care center moved into a new building Oct. 23, updated their logo with a new look...
December 5, 2017 - 8:00am
November 29, 2017
Hastings council member Tina Folch to run for MN House seat
Hastings City Council member Tina Folch is running for a Minnesota House seat. Folch will run as a DFLer in House District 54B next year. She's...
November 29, 2017 - 10:12am