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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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February 1, 2018
Sex offender suspected in St. Paul teen's disappearance convicted of kidnapping
A convicted sex offender St. Paul police identified as a person of interest in a nearly 25-year-old missing person case will spend four years...
February 1, 2018 - 8:03am
November 8, 2017
Moose Lake man arrested in high speed pursuit from Woodbury to Hastings
State troopers suspect a Moose Lake man was under the influence of controlled substances when he led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit...
November 8, 2017 - 9:00pm
Ravenna Township incident ends in arrest, felony charge
A Hastings man faces a felony charge of terroristic threats following a SWAT response in Ravenna Township. Dakota County sheriff deputies took...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
October 5, 2017
Newport man receives year of probation for Springfield gun burglary
One of four men accused of stealing guns from a town of Springfield home last fall will serve one year of probation. A St. Croix County Circuit...
October 5, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 3, 2017
Judge cracks down on first ex-boyfriend sentenced for 'revenge porn' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Michael Weigel's former partner woke up last December to a stunning email from her ex. "You will never live in peace. You will...
October 3, 2017 - 11:08pm
September 20, 2017
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Metropolitan areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin have seen significant declines in the number of impaired driving offenses, but the rate of drunken...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Bart Bartos knew he needed to stop drinking. The River Falls-area man had already been convicted 10 times of impaired driving and was beginning...
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
September 12, 2017
Minnesota Supreme Court hears case about unlocking suspects' mobile phones
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday, Sept. 12, on a case that's received national attention: whether — or rather,...
September 12, 2017 - 8:15pm
September 4, 2017
Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington
A woman was shot repeatedly and a suspect was arrested after a standoff with authorities late Sunday in Farmington, police said.
September 4, 2017 - 11:52am
August 25, 2017
Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
A rash of armed hotel robberies across the region has authorities asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects. Police have noted...
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
A St. Paul skydiving instructor had anything but a soft landing last month after allegedly attempting to parachute from atop a St. Croix County...
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 24, 2017
Harper sentenced for felony theft; 240 hours community service, $7,500 restitution
A former East Ridge High School principal will serve 240 hours of community service and pay South Washington County Schools $7,500 for misusing...
August 24, 2017 - 4:39pm
August 21, 2017
String of fake ID's prompts warning from Woodbury liquor store
A fake ID can be hard to spot. Sophisticated systems used to produce fraudulent identification cards can recreate the black bar on the backs...
August 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 10, 2017
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
Not everyone stopped for a crime at the nation's largest retailer enters the criminal justice system. First-time nonviolent shoplifters at Walmart...
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 2, 2017
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers have completed a unique study of sex trafficking in Minnesota that could set the stage to develop the country’s...
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am