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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
Assumed Name Notice: Vendella
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Notice of Meetings - Board of Supervisors
Assumed Name: Podritz Homeworx
Assumed Name Notice: Total Utilitiles
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
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
Place a Business Announcement
Paul R. Olson
Sharon C. Endres
Joshua N. Spies
Gary W. Cater
Jerry A. Siebold
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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April 15, 2019
Spring Flood Run kicks off riding season
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the riding season during the "Spring Flood Run" Saturday, April 20. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists need to use extra caution...
April 15, 2019 - 5:00am
January 28, 2019
Prescott teen injured in weekend crash
A Prescott teenager was injured Saturday after the SUV she was driving crashed into a tree. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said 17-year-old...
January 28, 2019 - 12:18pm
December 26, 2018
River Falls woman injured in Pierce County crash
A River Falls woman was airlifted from a crash scene this week after the pickup truck she was driving struck a guardrail and landed in a Pierce...
December 26, 2018 - 3:22pm
Pierce County crash victim ID'd as Red Wing man, 42
Authorities on Monday identified the Red Wing man killed in a two-vehicle crash in rural Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said...
November 26, 2018 - 2:47pm
November 9, 2018
Snow squall could dump 1-2 inches this morning, Nov. 9., 2018
A snow squall over eastern Dakota County and northwest Pierce County could dump one to two inches of snow Friday morning, Nov. 9, 2018, according...
November 9, 2018 - 9:46am
September 7, 2018
Complaint: Woman connected to animal-fighting operation tried sneaking out pounds of meth
The woman living at the Pierce County property where more than 1,300 animals were removed amid dog- and cock-fighting suspicions tried sneaking...
September 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
September 6, 2018
Suspected dogfighting, cockfighting operation discovered in Pierce County
Animal rescues and arrests followed the discovery of an alleged dog- and cock-fighting operation where suspected drugs were also found last week...
September 6, 2018 - 11:19am
September 4, 2018
Minn. woman killed in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A motorcycle crash Sunday in rural Prescott left a 48-year-old Twin Cities woman dead. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office identified the deceased...
September 4, 2018 - 4:13pm
August 9, 2018
Homicide charge filed in fatal saw attack on roofer near River Falls
A St. Louis, Mo., man faces a homicide charge in the fatal attack of a co-worker with a circular saw at a River Falls-area job site. Miguel Angel...
August 9, 2018 - 4:26pm
July 3, 2018
Hastings man dies after Wis. trench collapse
A 22-year-old Hastings man died last weekend after a trench collapse in Pierce County. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old...
July 3, 2018 - 11:07am
June 28, 2018
Thankful for an 'angel': Woman steps up to donate kidney
A Pierce County man recently received the unexpected news that a living kidney donor had been found for him and it was someone close by. Prescott...
June 28, 2018 - 5:00am
October 9, 2017
Minn. woman remains in serious condition after motorcycle strikes Great Dane
A loose Great Dane running on a Pierce County road led to a weekend motorcycle crash that hospitalized two Minnesota residents. The Pierce County...
October 9, 2017 - 1:23pm
August 18, 2017
Update: Prescott man charged with attempted homicide in stabbing case
A Prescott man was arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies Tuesday after a stabbing at his apartment. Prescott Interim Police Chief Robert...
August 18, 2017 - 5:17pm
August 7, 2017
Prescott community mourns loss of police chief
Prescott Police Chief Gary Krutke died Saturday, Aug. 5, after battling cancer. The Prescott Police Department announced Krutke’s death on...
August 7, 2017 - 8:11am
July 17, 2017
Letter: 'Good old boys club' alive in Pierce County
On July 7, 2017, I had the honor of going to a court proceeding held in a beautiful old-fashioned courthouse in Ellsworth. Apparently the building...
July 17, 2017 - 12:00pm