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Hastings Star Gazette
Dakota County Technical College to host spring open house April 4
VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
City welcomes new employees, swears in new officers
Flood safety tips released by Pierce County Emergency Management
Notice: Phones down March 20, 2019 for upgrades
crime and courts
Hastings Tennis Association awarded $10,000 grant
Lynch's contract not renewed as Raiders girls' basketball coach
Where Are They Now?
Local gymnasts prepare for state
Opinion: Could summer sports be the answer?
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 COUNTY: Public Accuracy Test 03/29/19
ISD 917: 03/05/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Probate Notice: John L. Davidson 19HA-PR-19-144
Probate Notice: Mark A. Kaufmann 19HA-Pr-19-125
Dakota County Ad for Bids: Pine Bend Historical Marker Restoration
Next Event Rentals moves to downtown Hastings
Here's how Xcel Energy is preparing for spring flooding, and how customers can prepare too
Hastings Creamery 'co-ops' with Plainview Milk Products
Spiral Brewery cans first batch of brews
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
Place a Business Announcement
Samantha E Sammons
Karen Janice Santelman
Jeffrey D. Harrington
Willa Lee (Womack) Schickling
Teresa Kruger Hoopman
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Seeking equality for all
Letter: What are they afraid of?
Editorial: Spring brings hope with flooding concerns
Viewpoint: Being prepared at the Legislature for inevitable disaster relief
Letter: Protect the Earth, cut back on plastic
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July 2, 2018
In Minnesota, July proves to be deadliest month for drownings
FARGO—As Minnesotans approach the heart of the summer months, especially before the Fourth of July, more get to enjoy the cool rivers and...
July 2, 2018 - 6:06pm
October 18, 2017
Red Wing woman, teen injured after collision with deer
Two Red Wing residents were injured Wednesday after the vehicle they were in struck a deer in Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office...
October 18, 2017 - 9:38am
October 3, 2017
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
August 2, 2017
UPDATE: Two employees die in private school gas explosion in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two employees of Minnehaha Academy were killed after a Wednesday morning natural gas explosion tore through the private school's...
August 2, 2017 - 10:45pm
June 6, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified; Muslim student's school removal subject of complaint
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 19, 2017
Vehicle strikes parked car on Vermillion Street
A vehicle traveling south on Vermillion Street around 10:30 p.m. on May 18 struck a parked car near Fourth Street. The parked car rolled onto...
May 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two killed following an alcohol-involved crash in northern Minnesota
BUHL, Minn. — Two people were killed following an alcohol-involved two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 169 outside Buhl late Saturday. Jason Michael Gates, 26, of Superior, and 7-year-old Snowden Elizabeth Bothwell, of Hibbing, died in the crash, said the Minnesota State Patrol...
May 15, 2017 - 10:23am
May 7, 2017
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 61
An Eagan motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday on Highway 61 in Denmark Township. Joe Neal Hansmeier, 43, was driving a Harley...
May 7, 2017 - 7:35pm
February 21, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
ST. PAUL—The Jewish Community Center on St. Paul Avenue in Highland Park has re-opened after an evacuation Monday morning due to a bomb threat. After a search of the facility, the St. Paul police did not find bombs or dangerous devices. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders...
February 21, 2017 - 9:33am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — One of the most horrendous crash scenes area law enforcement officers said they have ever seen in their career occurred...
February 17, 2017 - 10:33am
February 6, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man killed, teen passenger injured in crash; 3 involved in fatal crash in western Minn.
DEER RIVER, Minn. — A 22-year-old Remer, Minnesota, man was killed and a 19-year-old female passenger from Remer received non-life-threatening injuries in a Saturday night crash near here. The city is located in Itasca County east of Bemidji. A baby girl riding in the Chrysler...
February 6, 2017 - 9:45am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
These 10 holiday toys are dangerous, safety group says
BOSTON—A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids can don and wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by weapons in the...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin...
September 28, 2016 - 9:40am
August 1, 2016
Coon Rapids man dies in crash south of Hastings on Highway 316
A 57-year-old Coon Rapids man died early Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 316 south of Hastings. The man, Robert S. Kary, was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi northbound on Highway 316 at 200th Street East when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The crash occurred at 2:30...
August 1, 2016 - 8:34am