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Hastings Star Gazette
State Supreme Court sides with developer on improvement fees
Washington County Board primary races: Karwoski, Ohs lead in D2; It's Johnson, Swenson in D4
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
It's Fasbender, Elling Schultz in Hastings mayoral primary
Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses
crime and courts
Mudhens cruise over Victoria in first round of Class B state tournament
Hastings Hawks end their season playing their best ball
Ninja Zone empowers confidence
Images from the Hastings Raiders Legion baseball season
Baseball: Hastings Hawks eliminated by Northfield in Section 1B playoffs
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
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 9/4/18, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
DAKOTA CTY: Pleasant Hills Library Renovation Advert for BIDS
LIEN FORECLOSURE SALE: File No. 70017.76 Eagles Ridge Condominium
PROBATE NOTICE: John L. Jerry; File No. 19HA-PR-18-502
ISD 917: 7/10/18 Organizational School Board Meeting Minutes
New bus service rolls out for DCTC
Hastings' newest storage facility offers more
Dakota Electric announces another pollinator planting
Crafting an international fusion of flavors: Rebel Chef opens Aug. 10 in Farmington
First mother, then daughter: Smead CEO has spent 53 years in family business
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Janet M. Wiechmann
Margaret A. Thiel
Matthew G. Towey
Irma M. Bogdan
Gary A. Hansen
Al & Donna Teuber
Paul J. Greten
Editorial: Democracy will rise or fall with a free press
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
Jewel Pickert column: Time to abolish pet peeves? You make the call
Bea Westerberg column: Dog days of summer call for cool foods
Letter: 'STUFF THE BUS' and feed our students
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May 11, 2018
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
April 21, 2018
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners receives advice from a variety of volunteer committees. The board invites residents to join a citizen...
April 21, 2018 - 7:49am
April 18, 2018
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
Most people don't have to look very far to find someone they know who has a mental illness. I'm no different. When my father returned from the...
April 18, 2018 - 1:43pm
Shred your documents safely
The public can bring confidential paper such as tax documents, financial statements and medical records for free on-site shredding at nine upcoming...
April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
April 4, 2018
Gaylord says State of the County is strong
The State of Dakota County is strong, according to Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord, chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. Members...
April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 23, 2018
City to roll out countywide Vitals Aware initiative
HASTINGS — Last summer, Lisa Sieben's adult son went through a period of displaying aggressive behavior. Ian Kennedy has autism and he was going through some issues with his medication causing a lot of anxiety. "It made me rethink this Vitals thing and I thought, if we were...
March 23, 2018 - 10:00am
March 14, 2018
County commends Hastings man for saving a life
A Hastings resident was in the right place at the right time last May when his quick thinking helped save the life of an injured woman. Earlier...
March 14, 2018 - 7:49am
March 7, 2018
Dakota County becomes first Minnesota county to launch Vitals Aware Services
Dakota County became the first county in Minnesota to roll out the Vitals Aware Services countywide. The new service is designed to improve interactions between law enforcement and people living with intellectual, behavioral and developmental challenges.
March 7, 2018 - 11:40am
March 1, 2018
County hosts open house for library renovation
The concept and design renderings for the Pleasant Hill Library renovation were revealed at an open house Feb. 22. About 50 people attended the open house inquiring about the project with some asking very good questions, according to Dakota County library director Margaret Stone....
March 1, 2018 - 4:40pm
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie announces campaign for re-election
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie announced Feb. 27 that he will run for re-election in November. Leslie was first elected sheriff in 2014, but...
March 1, 2018 - 8:21am
February 26, 2018
An overwhelming demand: Lack of mental health facilities is critical
Far from a new issue, law enforcement and mental illness have become increasingly more entangled since state governments began to close their...
February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
February 23, 2018
Dakota County takes step toward more mental health awareness
An estimated minimum of 70,000 people could benefit from a new service designed to improve interactions between law enforcement and vulnerable...
February 23, 2018 - 3:08pm
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 5, 2018
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
Officers found several thousand candy-like "gummies" containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) during a traffic stop last week in Lakeville. Austin...
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
January 29, 2018
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends First Judicial District candidates
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's First Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Michael...
January 29, 2018 - 2:59pm