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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
Flood preparation actions: City Council briefs
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
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
Hastings Dunn Brothers hit in data breach
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Jeffrey D. Harrington
Willa Lee (Womack) Schickling
Teresa Kruger Hoopman
Raymond E. Bestler Sr.
Agnes Ann Holmes (Malloy)
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
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
Gov. Walz: Budget makes historic investment in Greater Minnesota
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August 23, 2018
Manning Avenue car fire destroys vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE — An engine fire in the south end of Cottage Grove left a vehicle totaled Aug. 22. According to the Cottage Grove Fire Department,...
August 23, 2018 - 9:21am
May 3, 2018
DNR natural area caught in wide blaze
COTTAGE GROVE — A fire in the Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific and Natural Area lit over 80 acres ablaze for the better part of the afternoon...
May 3, 2018 - 10:16am
December 24, 2017
Rosemount residents replace destroyed Little Free Library
Joe Skalicky always wanted to build a Little Free Library, a tiny structure that invites passersby to take a free book or leave one for others...
December 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 21, 2017
Amidst flames and destruction, Prescott family feels gratitude
During the holiday season many reflect on what they have to be thankful for. In the wake of tragedy, one Prescott woman and her children are...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 20, 2017
Thorwood R&R fire under investigation
The cause of the fire at Thorwood Rentals and Retreats is still undetermined. The Hastings Fire Department requested the state fire marshal to...
December 20, 2017 - 9:16am
December 14, 2017
Inn catches fire at 4th and Pine
Thorwood Rentals and Retreats, located at 315 Pine Street, caught fire early Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Officials said the call came in at 5:30...
December 14, 2017 - 9:11am
December 1, 2017
Help at harvest: Neighbors aid Castle Rock farmer after he loses equipment in fire
When Jim Meyer's shed housing his tractors, wagons and combine went up in flames, his neighbors stepped in to make sure his harvest schedule...
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
November 15, 2017
Alert firefighter awakens couple as North Hudson attached garage burns
Mike Perucca was heading to a medical call Sunday night in the town of St. Joseph when another emergency caught his attention before he got out...
November 15, 2017 - 9:46am
September 7, 2017
Developing: Hastings fire chief on leave; city investigating
Hastings Fire and EMS Director Mike Schutt is on paid administrative leave, according to the city. Schutt was placed on paid leave Wednesday,...
September 7, 2017 - 10:43am
August 22, 2017
Firefighters respond to Prescott house fire
A house fire at 9:42 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 at 166 S. Borner Street in Prescott is under investigation. The fire did not displace the residents,...
August 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
August 1, 2017
Firefighters test new unmanned water rescue drone in Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn.—Two Duluth firefighters floated in Lake Superior on Tuesday, waiting to be rescued, but it wasn't a human in a boat coming...
August 1, 2017 - 9:57pm
July 26, 2017
Fire hits Spectro Alloys
It took six hours for the Rosemount Fire Department and three other area departments to extinguish a blaze Sunday at Spectro Alloys Corp. Fire...
July 26, 2017 - 9:27am
June 15, 2017
Fire destroys Hastings duplex
Editor's note: This story is from June 2017.
June 15, 2017 - 6:51pm
May 30, 2017
Rising from the ashes: Hampton woman coping after May 18 apartment fire
Caroline Trites feels fortunate to be safe and alive after losing her home and two beloved dogs Bella and Maya in a May 18 fire in Hampton. The...
May 30, 2017 - 9:43am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm