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February 5, 2018
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
Officers found several thousand candy-like "gummies" containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) during a traffic stop last week in Lakeville. Austin...
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 2, 2018
Driver pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of 10-year-old near Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. — A Hastings, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in a case involving a 2016 hit-and-run that caused the death...
February 2, 2018 - 9:48am
February 1, 2018
(lumin)theater lab experiments with theater
Several performances from (lumin)theater lab will take place this month in what they are calling "The Test Tube Series." Aaron Henry, a member...
February 1, 2018 - 8:49pm
January 29, 2018
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends First Judicial District candidates
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's First Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Michael...
January 29, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 28, 2018
Hastings helps make up Super Bowl's Crew 52
Mindy Leadholm, formerly of Hastings, has been a Vikings fan her whole life. Not even crossing the river into Packer territory could change that....
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 21, 2018
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
Ellsworth Community School District has announced school will be closed Monday, Jan. 22 due to a predicted a snowstorm. The Ellsworth Elementary Open House, scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 22 has been postponed. A new date will be announced. Other area schools who have cancelled...
January 21, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 18, 2018
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
A second Republican is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by DFLer Tina Smith. Bob Anderson, a dental technician from Hastings,...
January 18, 2018 - 9:53am
January 4, 2018
Rosemount farm loses chickens, barn in blaze
Rosemount Fire Department fought a five-hour blaze during frigid temperatures early New Year's Day. The fire destroyed a chicken barn on the...
January 4, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 1, 2018
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
HASTINGS, Minn.—The last remaining industrial building in downtown Hastings could soon be turned into a riverside hotel and banquet facility. A 67-room hotel, 22 apartments, restaurant and retail space are planned for the former H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Co. building. The estimated...
January 1, 2018 - 11:13pm
December 21, 2017
Dakota County to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
Dakota County will join several Minnesota counties in taking action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors in the sale and manufacture...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 1, 2017
Researchers uncover identities, connect with families of Rose Hill remains
Jeremy Jackson had little to work with when he was asked to identify remains from a long-abandoned cemetery near Hastings. An avid genealogical...
December 1, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 22, 2017
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
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
June 23, 2014
Funnel cloud spotted over Hastings, Hampton
A small funnel cloud was spotted over Hastings at about 12:45 p.m. Monday. The sighting prompted several weather sirens to sound. It does...
June 23, 2014 - 2:56pm
August 8, 2013
Bull injures visitors to the Dakota County Fair
A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. (Editor's note: The video above has some minor swearing. It's nothing loud or particularly offensive, but we thought you should know.) The bull, named Red 43, escaped from his pen,...
August 8, 2013 - 1:03am