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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
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Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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March 5, 2009
Hastings bridge is coming down
It's official: The big blue bridge across the Mississippi River in Hastings will be coming down. For many, that may have already seemed like...
March 5, 2009 - 7:53am
December 23, 2008
Hastings man charged with criminal sexual conduct
A 20-year-old Hastings man faces a charge of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree following his Dec. 17 arrest at a Hastings residence. According to the criminal complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Adam Michael Peterson was arrested after he was found...
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Hastings officer arrested on child porn charges, allegedly searched while on duty
New information released by the Wisconsin Department of Justice revealed that the Hastings police officer accused of possessing child pornography...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
New form of hydropower to be used in Hastings
"Delicate" probably wouldn't be the first word one would use to describe something the size of a backyard swimming pool that weighs about as...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Veterans Home in Hastings to get $10 millon to build supportive housing complex
The Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings will be the recipient of $10 million in funding to help build a supportive housing complex in Hastings. The complex will consist of 60 one-bed units. Each unit will have about 600 square feet of living space. The Minnesota Housing Finance...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Dean Barkley to meet voters in Hastings Oct. 17
Dean Barkley, the Independence Party candidate for the U.S. Senate, will meet and greet voters at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Hastings from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. The event was organized by Craig Carroll of Hastings. Dunn Bros. is located at 919 Vermillion St.
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
MnDOT has four options on the table for new Hastings bridge
And then there were four. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has settled on four options for the replacement of the Hastings bridge,...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Cashing in on geocaching near Hastings
Armed with a map, camera, pen and notebook, I tromp into a thicket of trees in Riverwood Park in search of a hidden treasure. But instead of an "X" marking the spot on a tattered paper map, a checkered flag marks the coordinates I'm seeking on a global positioning unit (GPS), a...
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Hastings bridge will close over two weekends
Consider this fair warning: the Hastings bridge will be closed June 13-15 and June 20-22. Both lanes. All weekend long. That was one of the biggest pieces of news that came out of last Thursday's public meeting on the bridge. Those dates are not set in stone, as weather could still...
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
A Raider rout
Hastings set the tone in the first inning of Tuesday night's Section 1AAA softball semifinal. The second-seeded Raiders used a slap hit, a controversial infield hit and two seeing-eye ground ball singles to take a 2-0 lead before top-seeded Farmington got a chance to bat. Things...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Living and dying by 'D'
If the Farmington baseball team learned anything over the course of the 2008 regular season, it was the importance of a consistent defense. The Tigers split their final four games of the regular season over the last nine days, rounding out their regular season with a record of 7-13....
May 23, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Single lane on Hastings bridge extended by an hour through May 9
Construction crews reduced traffic on the Hastings bridge to one lane for most of the past two weeks as they worked to install a platform beneath the deck to support equipment and workers during the project. That work has been delayed by inclement weather and as a result, the bridge...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 23, 2008
Hastings-based National Guard unit called back to Iraq
About 50 Hastings-based soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard will soon be returning to Iraq for their second deployment in four years. The soldiers are part of Charlie Company of the 834th Aviation Support Battalion of the 34th Combat Aviation Brigade. They'll be leaving near...
April 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
Criminal charges filed against Hastings police officer
Hastings Patrol Officer Rene Doffing was charged Friday with three counts of assault, criminal vehicular injury, and two counts of misconduct by a public officer in connection to a March 2007 incident in which Doffing allegedly hit a suspect with his squad car while on patrol. According...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Out on his own
When Terry Sieben started working as a plumber right out of high school seven-and-a-half years ago it was a job. That's all. Now, the Hampton resident is making it his life. After seven-plus years of working for other people, Sieben is going out on his own. On March 1 he will open...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am