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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
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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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November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
August 21, 2017
'Lip service' to soil health?
A few years ago, I was talking about soil health and the environment with a Midwest agriculturalist. I won't name him; let's just say he's a...
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
July 14, 2017
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners collaborated to roll out the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
July 12, 2017
The Voyage of the Michi Zeebee
Two Maine artists are making a full-length trip down the Mississippi River this summer with the goal of documenting the changing flow of the...
July 12, 2017 - 8:26am
May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 7, 2017
DNR adds more dogs added to sniff out zebra mussels as efforts ramp up
DULUTH—"Brady" looks like any other law enforcement officer of his rank — an eager, aggressive disposition, a long snout and wagging...
May 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 2, 2017
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
GOODHUE — An excavating and trucking company must pay an $80,000 penalty and take several corrective actions after the Minnesota Pollution...
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 25, 2017
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has cited a St. Paul steel recycling facility for more than 30 environmental regulation violations relating to water quality, hazardous waste and air quality. Gerdau Ameristeel, the Florida-based corporation cited this month, agreed to...
April 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
March 30, 2017
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
ST. PAUL—Environmental legislation going through the Minnesota Legislature could face trouble if it reaches Gov. Mark Dayton. The Democratic...
March 30, 2017 - 10:23am
March 12, 2017
A helping hand for ducks
CANOSIA WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA, Minn. — On a 12-degree March morning, Rich Staffon loaded gear into a sled behind his four-wheeler....
March 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers look to dump city plastic bag bans
ST. PAUL—The Republican-controlled Minnesota Legislature appears ready to stop plastic bag bans. A House committee last week voted 10-7...
March 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm