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First of all, thank you to educators from years gone by to the present who love our children and have labored for their best outcomes. Without them I would have no hope today. Knowing that pastors, … more
To the editor: Re: Dave Beck’s 2/22/24 article in the Hastings Journal. As an animal loving woman, I am appalled that trapping is still allowed in this state/country. It is cruel and barbaric. … more
To the editor: A bill is being formulated at the legislature that would restrict a city’s ability to control its zoning ordinances. The state law would even supersede any zoning ordinances … more
To the editor: John, A very nice job on the story about the postal dilemma that we are all facing today. All is forgiven about the "lion's share" comment. You've done your research and correctly … more
As a former Hastings resident and current property owner, it saddened me to read of the Hastings City Council passing a resolution calling for a cease fire in the Israel-Hamas War, especially so when … more
To The Editor: I read with disappointment your January 18th article which stated the Hastings city council passed a resolution pertaining to the conflict in the Middle East between Israel and … more
To the Editor: On behalf of the DFL Senior Caucus, I would like to extend our gratitude to Representative Tina Liebfling for hearing the Minnesota End-of-Life Options Act last week in the House … more
To the editor: I am a product of Hastings Public Schools. I attended kindergarten at Christa McAuliffe Elementary and graduated from Hasting High School in 2002. During that time I was exposed … more
To the editor: As an educator who taught for 32 years, I know we have an important school board election on November 7. After attending many school board meetings, I have become appalled by the … more
To the editor: As long-time residents of Hastings and School District 200, we are impressed by the high quality of education provided for our children. We have observed the work of our teachers, … more
Just one person's opinion on the school board candidates. Half of the candidates are a bit more progressive in their thinking and represent the views of maybe 20 percent of our community. The other … more
To the editor: I have been reading the letters to the editor in the last few weeks and was amazed at some of the misinformation. Someone said that the teacher unions demanded that schools … more
To the editor: I give credit and praise to Teddi Tri for last week’s editorial supporting Melissa Millner, Jenny Wiederholt-Pine, Nancy Blanchard and Philip Biermaier. Candidates, more … more
To the editor: School boards play important roles in our public school system—they approve the budget, ensure the policies are in line with state statutes, and most importantly, are the … more
To the editor: It is essential for public education to provide accessible educational opportunities to all students, regardless of their backgrounds, abilities, or socioeconomic status. This … more
To the editor: Soon we will elect four new school board members. I am shocked by how much the candidates vary when it comes to understanding the roles of a school board, identifying the most … more
To the editor: I am writing to express my support for Melissa Millner for the Hastings School Board. Having known Melissa for over 15 years, I can attest to her unwavering integrity, clear … more
To the editor: Last February, my fellow Hastings school cafeteria workers and I took to the streets to demand fair treatment and better working conditions. Our strike wasn't just about better … more
To the editor: I am so tired of people causing division and disunity in our town.  They will not hesitate to outright lie and accuse innocent people of the misdeeds they themselves are … more
To the editor: Two thoughts are coming together regarding the upcoming school board election. These thoughts are influenced by the various yard signs throughout Hastings. One. I encourage … more
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