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Hastings Star Gazette
Temporary library location to close June 1
A conversation with Hastings' 42-year school employee
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
crime and courts
Third time's the charm: Raider softball upsets Henry Sibley in the rain
Goodbye to Benny
Hastings softball earns No. 6 seed for section playoffs
Raiders boys' tennis advances to section semifinals
Hastings track and field teams compete in Section 2AAA True Team meet
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
MARSHAN TOWNSHIP: Public Hearing Notice 06/04/19 at 8:00 PM
Probate Notice: Diane Dorothy Toscano 19HA-PR-19-313
ISD 917: 05/07/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Foreclosre Sale: Timothy and Ann Watts
PUBLIC STORAGE SALE: 06/11/19, Stephen's Self-Storage, Hastings, MN
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Spiral Brewery named Small Business Hero by Angie Craig
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
Place a Business Announcement
Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
Levi C. Benson
Dolores E. Stoffel
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Column: The importance of story
Letter: Considering our emotions as gifts
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Letter: Feeding hungry kids
Letter: Bike ride sidetracked by plastic bottles
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May 20, 2019
Column: The importance of story
Since the cavemen days, we have always been hard-wired to listen to stories. Because stories elicit emotion. We feel tender when we hear about...
May 20, 2019 - 5:00am
May 10, 2019
Viewpoint: Prioritizing equity and inclusion at DCTC and Inver Hills
I participate in many community conversations, and increasingly I hear leaders express the need to create more equitable and inclusive organizations...
May 10, 2019 - 6:00am
May 3, 2019
Viewpoint: Fear not, fiber-containing foods are good for you
Health concerns are on the rise due to many people participating in fad diets such as Keto and Whole 30. Such diets cut out entire food groups, including grains and fruits. These trendy food plans have instilled fear in people, making them think foods such as fruits, some vegetables...
May 3, 2019 - 5:00pm
Viewpoint: Senate budget does not reflect Minnesota values
The finish line is in sight for the 2019 legislative session, with under four weeks to go before adjournment. We are now passing budget bills...
May 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 26, 2019
Viewpoint: Post-secondary education and training -- yes, it's worth it!
Jewel Pickett posed an interesting question about attending college and the worth of a college degree (Star-Gazette, 4-18-19). I think the questions...
April 26, 2019 - 5:00am
April 24, 2019
Viewpoint: Keeping eyes on the road and off cellphones
It won't be long before you won't be able to use your cellphone while driving unless it's through hands-free operation. Gov. Tim Walz has signed...
April 24, 2019 - 5:00am
April 3, 2019
Publisher's column: Help us put a premium on local content
Content. Content. Content. It's all about the content. That's the conclusion the newspaper industry came to after dealing with the impact of...
April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2019
Viewpoint: Being prepared at the Legislature for inevitable disaster relief
Anyone that ever had a child in the Scouting program remembers the motto: be prepared. It should be the motto for the state Legislature as well....
March 19, 2019 - 5:00am
March 14, 2019
Gov. Walz: Budget makes historic investment in Greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL - I grew up in a small town. There were 24 students in my graduating class--12 of whom were my cousins. My wife and I chose to settle...
March 14, 2019 - 9:55am
March 11, 2019
Viewpoint: Your input is important for county highway projects
Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures and seemingly unending snowfalls, Dakota County has been preparing for spring — or as we all...
March 11, 2019 - 6:00am
March 3, 2019
Tina Folch Viewpoint: Progress on clean energy starts locally
In December, Xcel Energy announced plans to serve all their customers with zero-carbon electricity by 2050, becoming the first public utility...
March 3, 2019 - 5:00am
February 16, 2019
Column: Loving yourself in the month of the heart
The month of February focuses our attention on love. In addition, it's also known as National Heart Month. A happy heart is a healthy heart. Our hearts can't survive without love or a healthy lifestyle!
February 16, 2019 - 11:00am
February 14, 2019
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Gov. Tim Walz was clear when he asked me to be the chair of the Metropolitan Council — he wanted a mayor for the job. A mayor has a good...
February 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 27, 2019
Viewpoint: Health care discussion begins at state Capitol
According to residents I heard from last fall, the top political issue in Minnesota is lowering health care costs. It's likely to be the top...
January 27, 2019 - 5:00am
January 23, 2019
Column: Frostbite can happen quickly. Here's how to avoid it
Dr. William Mohr is a burn surgeon at the Regions Hospital Burn Center in St. Paul As one of only two verified burn centers in Minnesota and...
January 23, 2019 - 9:23am