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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
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Ordinance No. 2018-01 12/05/18
ISD 917: 12/04/18 School Board Meeting Minutes
Ravenna Twp. Filings Open
Nininger Township filings open
PROBATE OF WILL- Beverly M Schoolmeesters 19HA-PR-18-924
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 23, 2018
Navigating grief, 1 page at a time
Navigating grief is anything but a straight path. So when a Hudson woman set out to make a book on the subject, she said she decided to color...
May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 19, 2018
Wolf enters a new adventure
A Rosemount author entertains readers with absorbing adventure novels today, but for years he made people laugh with humor and satire as a newspaper...
January 19, 2018 - 6:58am
January 3, 2018
Author revisits American internment camp survivor's life in new novel
For many Japanese Americans, the trauma of World War II internment camps lingered long after their release. In her newest novel, "On Liberty's...
January 3, 2018 - 7:49am
June 30, 2017
Sex trafficking problem inspires Prescott author to finish 'Raven Avenging'
Should a citizen ever take the law into their own hands? Gunnar "Raven" Ravendal grapples with the question after his niece is murdered by sex...
June 30, 2017 - 9:38am
March 1, 2017
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
Hastings Reads, Hastings' annual community reading program, has ended. This year's main event was held Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hastings Arts...
March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 21, 2017
Author Jon Oleson to visit Feb. 23
Jon Oleson, a Bloomington City Council member, will read portions of his book, "What Legacy Are We Giving Our Kids?" and facilitate a conversation about the issues raised in his book when he visits Hastings Thursday, Feb. 23. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. at BreakAway Café,...
February 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 25, 2017
Hastings Reads kicks off
Hastings Reads is about to get started for 2017. Hastings Reads is a community-wide reading program that seeks to encourage reading and discussion of books and the ways in which they can help us understand the lives and experiences of ourselves and others. This year's theme is "The...
January 25, 2017 - 9:11am
January 23, 2017
Local woman achieves dream of authorship through personal journals
Hastings resident Ann Makena has dreamed of being an author since she was a student in high school in her native country, Kenya. "I always was...
January 23, 2017 - 12:11pm
November 16, 2016
Author Sheyna Galyan comes to Bierstube Nov. 17
Minnesota Author Sheyna Galyan will meet with readers at the Bierstube in Hastings at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 as part of the monthly “Bookstube at the Bierstube” author event. This event is free and open to the public. Galyan will share stories about her life as an author and more and...
November 16, 2016 - 10:18am
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
October 4, 2013
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
It’s commonplace for Minnesota readers to get together and talk about the state’s greatest novelists. Sinclair Lewis and F. Scott...
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
August 29, 2013
Book Report: Literary tribute to this couple is overdue
England’s Edwardian Era is a fascinating one, indeed. It succeed the staid Victorian era and with the death of Victoria around the turn of the century, her aged son Edward VII ascended the throne and a whole new way of life for the English opened up. Well, not for everybody,...
August 29, 2013 - 12:40pm
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
August 9, 2013
Book Report: Arabian legend, tailored coats revived
Just about the time you think you’ll scream if you’re confronted with another monumental biography, another epic movie, an enigmatic play about T.E. Lawrence, along comes journalist Scott Anderson with a monumental tome, titled “Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly...
August 9, 2013 - 12:51pm
August 1, 2013
Book Report: Not a waste to read poet’s letters
Twenty years ago, when I was made book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I wrote a column in which I described to my readers what kind of books and authors I liked and didn’t care for, so they would know my prejudices from the get-go. In one paragraph, I mentioned...
August 1, 2013 - 10:06am