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UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
Man charged with sex trafficking in Woodbury from behind bars
Transit study receives mixed reception
Ellison: Schools can't block students from graduation for lunch debt
crime and courts
Hastings track and field teams compete in Section 2AAA True Team meet
Hastings girls' golf playing their best as sections approach
Albores sticks the landing: The Kentucky commit earns Minnesota Gymnast of the Year
HHS athletics to hold "paver brick" fundraiser for Todd Field
Raiders boys' golf sit second in the MEC; are playing well
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
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DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Notice of Meetings - Board of Supervisors
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Probate Notice: Amelia Olmsted 19HA-PR-19-277
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
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Dolores E. Stoffel
Paul R. Olson
Sharon C. Endres
Priscilla Kate Handler
Gerald H. (Jerry) Haller
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
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
Letter: Thank goodness for divided government
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February 13, 2019
Snow days pile up. Here's how School Board plans to get students back on track
Snow has piled on for the last two weeks and so have snow days at Hastings schools. Now school officials are trying to find ways to make up time...
February 13, 2019 - 11:00am
January 30, 2019
McAuliffe second-graders get a lesson on weather
McAuliffe Elementary School second-graders learned about weather from someone who knows it best — Wren Clair, KSTP-TV meteorologist. Clair's...
January 30, 2019 - 9:37am
January 25, 2019
Dakota County Library system to waive overdue fees in April event
Mirroring other library systems statewide and nationally, the Dakota County Library system plans to waive overdue material fines during an eight-day...
January 25, 2019 - 6:00am
December 14, 2018
Prescott's Freedom Park turns 90 with celebration this weekend
Prescott's Dallas Eggers remembers relying on a handful of spots for a drink of water when he was a kid playing in the mid-'60s. There was the...
December 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 6, 2018
Hastings City Council briefs: Highway 316 project receives support
City Council unanimously voted to support the recommended project plans from the Minnesota Department of Transportation regarding Highway 316....
December 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 8, 2018
What to expect with the Prescott bridge work
A roughly 11-month, $1 million U.S. Highway 10 bridge rehabilitation project should cause few headaches for area residents. The project —...
October 8, 2018 - 6:50pm
June 21, 2018
City Council: Pound fees, church expansion, and improvement bonds
Pound fees and pick-up adjusted In a unanimous decision, Hastings City Council on Monday amended Ordinance 34.03 and Ordinance 91.26 to help...
June 21, 2018 - 5:00am
January 24, 2018
Beyond a game, the Super Bowl offers fans a 10-day festival
Football fans and the merely curious will watch the Sunday, Feb. 4 Super Bowl from Minneapolis, but most will have no idea that the game is...
January 24, 2018 - 11:02am
January 11, 2018
2018 Community Awards announced
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau recently announced the winners of the 2018 Community Awards. Business of the Year: The Y...
January 11, 2018 - 9:20am
November 26, 2017
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
ST. PAUL — The story is that greater Minnesota loses population because there are not enough jobs. However, many greater Minnesota communities...
November 26, 2017 - 11:22am
November 23, 2017
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
NEWPORT, Minn. — An unusual culprit is being blamed for wreaking havoc this fall. The city-owned properties between Cedar Lane and the Mississippi...
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
November 22, 2017
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., faces new allegations of sexual assault after two unnamed women have come forward accusing Franken of grabbing...
November 22, 2017 - 8:44pm
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Sandra and Jim Herkenratt looked forward to having neighbors. For 38 years, the couple's home in Nininger township faced only an expansive farm...
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year ST. PAUL—Minnesota firearms hunters registered 161,057 deer through the third weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the third weekend show that the number...
November 22, 2017 - 10:47am
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
It was something that Melissa Kirchhof had read about in the news, but she never thought it would happen to her family. Her 6-year-old son was...
November 22, 2017 - 8:00am