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Hastings Star Gazette
Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minn., ND sent to prison
City Council briefs: HEDRA practice amendments; Pavilion programming update
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
Election 2018: At-large council seats go to Braucks, Vaughan
Going once, going twice: Unclaimed property auction announced
crime and courts
Seventh-grader Ashtyn Stewart qualifies for state in 100 butterfly
Hastings girls' swimming and diving section preliminaries results
Hastings Hockey Association partners with the Wild to grow the game
Tom Niederkorn, Walt Nelson inducted into Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame
Senior Eric Howd competes at state cross-country 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
DAKOTA CTY: Special General Government Policy Committee Mtg 11/27/18
PROBATE NOTICE: Kirk Johnson 19HA-PR-18-840
Lien Foreclosure Sale: Nicole, Timothy and Deborah Walsh
Probate Notice: Jan M. Frieburg 19HA-PR-18-822
Assumed Name Notice: Legend Motors 1038037100022
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
RiverTown Multimedia celebrates excellence in sales
Up North Plastics to double its business park footprint
61 Marine and Sports expands again
Place a Business Announcement
John R. Kusske
Larry William Lucken
Gilbert W. "Gil" Winter
Carol A. Freiermuth
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
LaVerne "Bud" Becker
Hastings Football Connections - Thank You Sponsor's
Letter: Community generosity in full force
Letter: Unite and support our community
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
Viewpoint: Honoring our local veterans -- stories of service and sacrifice
Letter: Cooked goose
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August 3, 2018
Undeterred heroes: 'Never Forget Memorial' coming to Dakota County Fairgrounds
Stephen Siller raced back to his Brooklyn, N.Y., firehouse when he heard news terrorists had attacked the World Trade Center Twin Towers. "He...
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 24, 2018
Updated: Drowning victim located in Ravenna Township
RAVENNA TOWNSHIP — The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office recovered a drowning victim in the Vermillion River near the Etter Bridge in Ravena...
July 24, 2018 - 5:01pm
June 20, 2018
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
One of the highlights from this year's state legislative session for Dakota County was $6.2 million in funding for the county's Safety and Mental...
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 15, 2018
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board invites employers to participate in the 2018 Employers of Excellence Awards. The program will recognize the employers in the two-county area that are best at finding and retaining employees — two challenges employers face amid low unemployment....
June 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 13, 2018
Library system announces poetry winners
Dakota County Library, in partnership with the Dakota County Library Foundation, announced the results of its annual poetry contest. More than...
June 13, 2018 - 9:56am
June 10, 2018
Editorial: Support a community and celebrate together
Cheese and chili, milk and strawberries, rivers and water skis. Music, street dances, craft fairs and food. The annual festival march through...
June 10, 2018 - 6:00am
June 8, 2018
Getting around Dakota County is getting easier
Dakota County is providing free travel training to help people increase their mobility and independence. Travel Training is a service offered through the new GoDakota initiative to improve access to communities for older adults and people with disabilities in Dakota County. The training...
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2018
Reminder: Public invited to learn about County Road 88 reconstruction Thursday
Randolph Public Schools will host an open house June 7 so people can learn and ask questions about the Dakota County Road 88 reconstruction. The county proposed rebuilding County Road 88 in Randolph Township from Highway 65 to Highway 52. The purpose is to improve safety, increase...
June 7, 2018 - 11:12am
Local ballots finalized
The candidate filings for public office wrapped up Tuesday, June 5, and Hastings has two contested races, including one that will require a primary election. Three people filed for City Council — Lori Braucks, Tom Cherney and Mark Vaughan for the two seats available. There also...
June 7, 2018 - 8:56am
June 6, 2018
Dakota County road construction advances
Dakota County Board Tuesday, June 5, gave its approval to move forward with construction projects across the county. One stretch of Highway 55,...
June 6, 2018 - 11:22am
May 21, 2018
Dakota County recognized as healthy workplace
For just the second time since 2006, the Minnesota Psychological Association recognized a county with its Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award....
May 21, 2018 - 7:49am
May 17, 2018
Investigation ongoing into 60 cats' deaths near Farmington
A woman who took on rescuing at-risk animals was arrested after 60 dead cats and other neglected animals were uncovered at her Castle Rock rented...
May 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 15, 2018
State House tags SMART Center for bonding proposal
ST. PAUL — The SMART Center is inching forward, as local officials wait with bated breath for what the end of session could bring. The...
May 15, 2018 - 5:00am
May 11, 2018
Charges pending after rural Farmington search turns up dozens of dead cats
A 25-year-old Castle Rock Township woman has been released from custody after a search of her rental home near Farmington uncovered dozens of...
May 11, 2018 - 3:30pm
Property tax deadline fast approaching
Property taxes on Dakota County real estate for the first half of 2018 are due by Tuesday, May 15. Property taxes can be paid online, by phone or by mail. Mailed payments must be postmarked by midnight May 15 to be considered timely. Payments can also be made in person at the following...
May 11, 2018 - 12:00pm