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Hastings Star Gazette
Preparing for kindergarten: Committee helps child care providers get kids ready
Be proactive against Grinch-like porch pirates
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
Hastings City Council briefs: Highway 316 project receives support
Attention commuters: Overnight lane closures coming on I-494/694 near Woodbury
crime and courts
Girls' Hockey: Hastings goes 1-1-1 over the last week
Hastings wrestling wins Park Invitational, Tartan Quad
Basketball: Boys beat rival Park, girls still in search of first win
Boys' Hockey: Raiders ride offensive tidal wave to three-straight wins
Host Hastings goes 2-1 at Raider Duals
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
Probate Notice: Peggy Klitsch 19HA-PR-18-747
PROBATE NOTICE: Sonia Tollefson 19HA-PR-18-852
Lien Foreclosure Sale:Springbrook Condominiums v Nicholas Popehn
CITY OF HASTINGS PUBLIC NOTICE- Amend City Code Chapter 34
PROBATE NOTICE: Kathleen Kummer 19HA-PR-18-912
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
Furthers Rosie Kozlowski Named 2018 ICMI Customer Hero of the Year
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James H. "Jim" Gores
E. JoAnn McNamara
Helen C. Hiniker
Rose M. Knoll
Beth Ann Strand
Nash George Allan Perry
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Reauthorize funding for conservation initiatives
Letter: School district was bamboozled
Column: Develop a more effective flu vaccine
Letter: Gratitude for community support
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
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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
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