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“Oh dear, I sure hope that the Groundhog is loved more than one day in a year.” Here we are in February with lots of new “snow mountains” and nipp...
February 1, 2023
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By Brian Schommer The temperature outside are double digits below zero and to be honest, the thought of going “Out and About” is probably on the mind ...
February 1, 2023
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I love the fact that I have gotten to tell so many people about the existence and reality of Heaven. That’s not just a little good news. Often I get ...
February 1, 2023
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Working to reschedule a meeting in Hastings, the Metropolitan Airports Commission had to cancel a previous meeting, due to bad weather. A final deci...
February 1, 2023
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A Little Good News! A weekly reflection from a member of the Hastings clergy By Randy Berg Pastor of Calvary Church in Hastings We know what we know a...
January 25, 2023
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With eagles reportedly thriving along the river, a new mode of flight was in the cards, as the question of which one of seven potential sites to use f...
January 25, 2023
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Thank you mother nature for recovering the trees with all the white snow last week. The rain had come along and removed all of your other work so this...
January 25, 2023
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Hastings School Board Chair Lisa Hedin moved to strike one item from the board’s 2023 legislative platform to get unanimous support from all members. ...
February 1, 2023
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An Old Testament story records an overwhelming infestation of frogs throughout Egypt. There was no place in Egypt where frogs were not present in lar...
February 1, 2023
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To the Editor: I read Representative Shane Hudella's Legislative Update (January 26). I agree with one point in his piece. If abortion clini...
February 1, 2023
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Dakota County Attorney Kathy Keena announced that Leon Bond, age 19 of Burnsville, was sentenced today under Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction (EJJ) by J...
January 25, 2023
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LETTERS to the Editor To the editor Under Viewpoints in the January 12, 2023 issue of the Hastings Journal an opinion piece “Kevin McCart...
January 25, 2023
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The dam has broken Last week, House Democrats pushed through the most radical abortion bill in America, putting our state on par with just seven ...
January 25, 2023
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The Hastings School Board’s annual organizational meeting was held over for a week because of inclement weather. It was held Wednesday, Jan. 11. ...
January 18, 2023
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Motorized scooter rental will return to Hastings this spring. The Hastings City Council agreed to licenses with two scooter providers, who will r...
January 18, 2023
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Dakota County, MN Attorney Kathy Keena announced that Leon Bond, age 19 of Burnsville, pled guilty today to two counts of Murder in the Third Degree ...
January 18, 2023
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Hastings, MN -In a statement released by Dakota County Attorney’s Office on January 13th, Dakota County Attorney Kathy Keena summarized the charges b...
January 18, 2023
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2023 SESSION IS UNDERWAY January 3 served as ‘Opening Day’ at the State Capitol, and I was humbled to be sworn in as a member of the Minnesota Hous...
January 18, 2023
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“Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water's dreams.” -Anthony I. Hincks I think we can give ourselves a few pats on our backs for making ...
January 18, 2023
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The recent winter storms and record snowfall is having a ripple effect on a variety of things, including the Hastings Police Department. According t...
January 18, 2023
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There is much talk of the historic surplus now in the hands of Minnesota’s government. And there should be talk, as it represents a figure roughly equ...
January 18, 2023
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By Brian Schommer It was suggested by a reader who enjoys staying in the house during this time of year that the focus should be changed for this feat...
January 18, 2023
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It seems like there were a lot of deaths last year, at least for people in my world. Dear friends from our church and my mother-in-law to name a few. ...
January 18, 2023
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30 years ago January 14, 1993 Contained in a story by Jane Lightbourn, paper carrier Janet Pallack had been able to alert the Delbert Lindsey family t...
January 18, 2023
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Compiled by John McLoone Here’s our look back at the top news stories of the second half of 2022 in Hastings. Continued from last week. July ...
January 11, 2023
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CAMPUS News Minnesota State University, Mankato Awards 2,193 Degrees at End of Fall Semester Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,...
January 11, 2023
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“Celebrate endings-for they present new beginnings.” - Jonathan Lockwood Huie Okay, who is the person who had the magic power to order all th...
January 11, 2023
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MY View There was one driver I saw in my journeys last week who I really identified with. I felt his pain. I was on the road in Western W...
January 11, 2023
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We have given props to a multitude of restaurants in the area to check out while “Out and About.” We have talked about nearly every mom­and­pop gift s...
January 11, 2023