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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Traffic blocked in protest on interstate highway in Milwaukee
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
crime and courts
Prescott hoops teams split doubleheader, No. 9 boys team tops No. 2 G-E-T
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Wild rally for tie but lose in OT
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bulaga now clearned to play for Packers vs. Bucs'
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
arts and entertainment
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Neil C. Jones, 74
Dorothy Lenore Ottman, 90
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
Logan Jacob Hinrichs, 14
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December 8, 2014
Sheriff’s office goes digital in fight against crime
Computers and other electronic devices are playing a part in the resolution of crimes in Dakota County. Now, the Dakota County Electronics Crimes Task Force has officially been created, with the unit housed at the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office in Hastings. At its regular meeting...
news / region
December 8, 2014 - 8:32am
August 27, 2014
Former Hastings priest’s court appearance moved to Sept. 5
An omnibus hearing Thursday, Sept. 5, in Dakota County District Court will determine the admissibility of evidence in the legal process for a former Hastings priest charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Francis Hoefgen, 63, now living in Columbia Heights,...
news / crime and courts
August 27, 2014 - 10:48am
July 31, 2014
California artist in shantyboat stops in Hastings during Mississippi River tour
It’s not uncommon to see boats moored on the public dock in Hastings. There’s not much common about the boat that Wes Modes and Kai Dalgleish are traveling in, though. Their unique boat, which was parked in Hastings on July 30 and July 31, drew all kinds of gawkers to the Mississippi...
life / arts and entertainment
July 31, 2014 - 2:47pm
December 26, 2013
Allina responds to nurse's union claims that contract is unfair: CEO Ty Erickson says benefit changes are fair, sustainable
CEO Ty Erickson says benefit changes are fair, sustainable Union negotiators at Regina Hospital have been stuck in negotiations with Allina Health over a new contract for nurses. The nurses took their case public this month with the assertion that Allina, which purchased Regina Hospital...
news / business
December 26, 2013 - 9:03am
November 27, 2013
Hastings native’s random act of kindness event goes international
It started about 16 years ago. Rindy Gahnz was living in Chicago at the time and was on a 30-mile drive from the office where she worked to her sales territory. It was a day that wasn’t going very well. “I was having a bad day,” she recalled. She had to go through a toll along...
November 27, 2013 - 11:28am
November 22, 2013
New Hastings bridge dedicated during Friday morning ceremony
The new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings was dedicated at a ceremony here Friday morning. All four lanes of the new bridge opened for traffic one week ago. Several dignitaries delivered speeches at City Hall during the dedication, including U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Representative...
November 22, 2013 - 11:33am
November 14, 2013
All four lanes of new Highway 61 bridge to be opened Saturday afternoon
Years and years of frustrations, backed-up traffic, terrible crashes, construction delays, construction marvels and gawking are about to be over. On Saturday afternoon, it is expected that the new Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River in Hastings will be fully opened. Two...
November 14, 2013 - 8:18am
October 31, 2013
Northbound traffic to be routed onto new Hastings bridge on Monday; bridge to open in full on Nov. 17
There's good news and bad news for residents of the area who take the Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River in Hastings. First, the good news: Just after rush hour on Monday, Nov. 4, northbound traffic will be routed onto the new bridge. Initially, there will be just one...
October 31, 2013 - 2:13pm
September 26, 2013
Blue Hastings bridge about to be hauled away
The landmark big blue iron bridge in Hastings will start looking a whole lot different next week. Beginning as early as Monday, crews will be dismantling the blue bridge and hauling it away.
September 26, 2013 - 9:22am