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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
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Assumed Name Notice: Against the Grain
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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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May 31, 2019
Viewpoint: An inglorious end to session
The primary focus of the 2019 legislative session was to set a two-year budget for the state of Minnesota. Minnesota has a divided government,...
May 31, 2019 - 6:22pm
May 3, 2019
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
February 5, 2019
Minnesota Senate Republicans double one-seat majority in special election
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Republicans doubled their one-seat majority Tuesday, Feb. 5, as voters cast ballots in a special election in east-central...
February 5, 2019 - 10:43pm
January 6, 2019
Viewpoint: The legislative session, get involved and participate
Happy New Year, everyone! The 2019 legislative session begins Tuesday, Jan. 8 and will conclude no later than the first Monday after the third...
January 6, 2019 - 5:00am
November 13, 2018
Column: Thank you, veterans
As the daughter of a sailor and the granddaughter of a soldier, it is my honor to thank each and every individual who has served in our armed...
November 13, 2018 - 12:08pm
Column: New school year is new opportunity to talk safety
It is my pleasure to welcome students of all ages back to classrooms, campuses and everywhere else you are building new skills and pursuing your...
September 13, 2018 - 5:00am
July 12, 2018
Column: Stay informed with 3M working groups
On Feb. 20, 2018 — the same day I was sworn in as state senator — news broke that the state settled its lawsuit against the 3M for...
July 12, 2018 - 2:53pm
May 31, 2018
Viewpoint: Successes, disappointments at close of session
The legislative session ended Sunday, May 20, and it's my pleasure to announce a major investment in east metro public safety I helped secure...
May 31, 2018 - 9:50am
April 23, 2018
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
The Legislature is racing against a fast-approaching May 21 deadline to complete big unfinished business: Passing a jobs bill, preventing a...
April 23, 2018 - 6:34pm
Column: My first month as your new state senator
It is an honor to be your new state senator. I am glad to be working on your behalf in a bipartisan manner that puts people first. During my first month on the job, I have been busy introducing legislation, meeting with constituents, and participating in hearings held by the committees...
March 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 8, 2018
PACs, special interests flood area mailboxes with political ads
Special interests, political action committees and state party offices are out to sway votes in the Feb. 12 special state Senate election, with...
February 8, 2018 - 8:30am
February 6, 2018
Senate candidates face off at forum
With less than two weeks left before the Feb. 12 Senate special election, candidates Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, and Karla Bigham, DFL-Cottage...
February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
December 5, 2017
Holmstadt, McNamara eye Senate seat as Franke opts against run; Schoen submits resignation letter
Area Republicans will have to choose who they want in an upcoming Minnesota Senate special election. Leilani Holmstadt of Cottage Grove joined...
December 5, 2017 - 9:10am
November 27, 2017
McNamara jumps into Senate race; Bigham also running
Two former lawmakers who served together may run against one another for a return to the Minnesota Legislature. Former state Reps. Karla Bigham,...
November 27, 2017 - 5:16pm
November 21, 2017
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Under fire for allegations of sexual harassment, state Sen. Dan Schoen will resign Wednesday, his attorney said. Since allegations surfaced against...
November 21, 2017 - 5:25pm