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Hastings Star Gazette
Middle school stars of Independent Daily Reading
Longtime school district employee Zena Stefani retires
Minnesota fire deaths last year lowest since 2009
Minnesota seniors warned about precious metals investment scam
Walz offers 'down payment' on making Minnesota the 'education state'
crime and courts
Farmington High School fishing team starts inaugural season
Hastings club gymnasts finish season strong at state, regional meets
Hastings trap and skeet club week 1 and 2 results
From Sweden to State
HYAA 9U Raiders baseball wins East Ridge tournament
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: Marjorie Marthaler
DAKOTA CTY:Summary of Board Proceedings Meeting 05/21/19
Assumed Name Notice: Against the Grain
Probate Notice: Alice Anita Anderson 19HA-PR-18-582
Assumed Name Notice: Jaguar Preserve.Com
Quaint and Quirky moves to new space
Hastings game store sets goal to be a new community spot
Dunkin' opens in Hastings
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Place a Business Announcement
Judy M. Pinnt
Joseph "Joey" Seeger
Jane C. Bolton (Couchey)
Kenneth (Ken) Donald Linde
Sandra LaRay "Sandy" Vos
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Change isn't always a bad thing
Justin Olsen for Cottage Grove City Council
Letter: Time for fresh leadership with schools
Editorial: Orange cone season is no joke
Viewpoint: An inglorious end to session
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April 14, 2019
Letter: Bring your body to the next Rivertown Gratefulness Gathering
Last month I wrote about presence, perspective and possibility. Truly, that starts with each of us in our own physical bodies. I like to refer to it as our Earthly vehicles. When is the last time you considered the amazing ways our bodies work? How recently have you shown some empathy...
April 14, 2019 - 6:00am
April 13, 2019
Letter: Equal is equal
There needs to be some rebuttal to letters submitted last week. Equal is equal: If you start selecting certain people as "other" then you are judging them by qualifications that keep them from being equal. The ERA did not fail, it is a proposed amendment. Minnesota ratified. It was...
April 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
November 26, 2018
Column: Hudson boy educates us about independence
The Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired had students write letters to their hometown and regional newspapers in advance of...
November 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2018
Letter: Great Veterans Day programs in Hastings
Thank you to the Hastings community for their appreciation, respect and support they demonstrated towards our veterans every day, but particularly...
November 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 6, 2018
Star Gazette retracts paid letter
On Thursday, Nov. 1, a paid political letter titled "Hastings City Council Concern" was published on the Hastings Star Gazette website and on page A5 in the print product referencing a 2015 civil lawsuit settlement. The letter referred to a settlement agreement between a former city...
November 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
September 23, 2018
Letter: Heritage Park Committee formed
Several interested citizens have formed a committee titled Heritage Park Committee. We desire to preserve and develop vacant lots located on...
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
February 10, 2018
Letter: Big money and politics
Why is it possible for the wealthy and big corporations to be able to buy unlimited advertisements, mailings and commercials both for and against...
February 10, 2018 - 7:49am
February 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Xcel delivers win-win for Minnesota
Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic...
February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm
January 28, 2018
Letter: Swift action from students, law enforcement
On Jan. 10, Dakota County Technical College went through what could have become a college's worst nightmare — the potential of an active...
January 28, 2018 - 9:00am
January 20, 2018
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
As a teacher, I tell kids to look for contrasts when they are reading: Those contrasts often teach us a lesson or help us infer something important...
January 20, 2018 - 7:49am
January 17, 2018
Letter: Changes on letter to editor
My first job out of college was being editor of a weekly community newspaper. In addition to covering local government and school board happenings,...
January 17, 2018 - 1:39pm
January 5, 2018
Letter: 'Slamming' Schutt shows lack of leadership
Lori Braucks, Melanie Mesko Lee, Paul Hicks and Mark Vaughn all slammed Fire Chief Mike Schutt for making his department better. The aforementioned...
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
December 10, 2017
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
"Please stop publishing letters about (X). We don't want to read negative opinions in our local newspaper." "When you print people's horrible...
December 10, 2017 - 8:45am
December 3, 2017
Letters to the editor: Thanks for support of school district; Keep the wreath white
Thanks for support of school district My Thanksgiving Day started with listening to the Hastings Middle School choir singing the National Anthem...
December 3, 2017 - 12:00pm