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Sale of fireworks to begin June 28

The sale of Fourth of July fireworks can begin on June 28 within Hastings city limits under the city’s Code of Ordinances. Permissible fireworks may be sold and ignited from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 28 – July 2, and from 10 a.m. to midnight July 3-4. Fireworks may not be used on any public street, alley, sidewalk, park or other property owned by the…

Intersection to close for work at Crosier Park

The intersection on the southwest corner of Crosier Park will close immediately as crews continue to develop an inclusive playground at the park. Drivers are asked to avoid the intersection of 13th Street and Pine Avenue until work in the area is complete. The City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department and the Hastings Community Foundation announced…

Police identify suspects in stolen vehicles cases

The Hastings Police Department is investigating after the city experienced an unusually high number of motor vehicle thefts. Since May 1, HPD reported that more than 27 motor vehicles have been reported stolen. HPD said a majority of vehicles reported stolen had been left running unattended or had been left unlocked with the keys inside during the…

Two water slides temporarily closed for pump repair

Two water slides at the Hastings Aquacourt are temporarily out of order due to a faulty water pump. The large green and yellow slides on the north side of the pool have been shut down until repairs can be made. We appreciate your patience during this period of inconvenience.

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive brings in 106 donors

With overwhelming support for Hastings police officers and firefighters at this year’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, the competition ended in a tie. The American Red Cross reported that 106 donors participated in the blood drive on June 11, with a tied vote of 58-58. Power Red donors received two votes, and those who made efforts to donate but…