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Vorderstrasse to be promoted to Assistant Fire Chief

Hastings Fire and Rescue has selected Troy Vorderstrasse as its new Assistant Fire Chief. Currently serving as a Fire Prevention Officer, Vorderstrasse will be sworn in to his new position as Assistant Fire Chief on Jan. 25. Vorderstrasse joined Hastings Fire and Rescue in 1994 as a Firefighter/EMT. He was promoted to the position of Lieutenant in…

Statement from Mayor Corey Stutte

On Monday evening, Mayor Corey Stutte was transported to Mary Lanning Healthcare after an incident at his home. The mayor reported that the incident included a fall, seizure, atrial fibrillation and bleeding on the brain. He was admitted to the intensive care unit and is expected to recover. The mayor attributed the incident to long-term COVID-19…

City offices to close for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

The City of Hastings offices will be closed all day on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Front desk services will be unavailable at the Hastings Police Department, Hastings Fire and Rescue, City Hall, Hastings Utilities Department, Parks and Recreation Department, the Hastings Public Library and the Hastings Museum.…

Museum Board plans virtual meeting on Jan. 14

The Hastings Museum Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14 via teleconference. The meeting is open to the public telephonically and a copy of the agenda is available here. Members of the public may speak regarding agenda items during the meeting by calling 402-462-3500.

Firefighters rescue dogs from Hastings house fire

Hastings Fire and Rescue was able to save two dogs from a house fire just before noon on Tuesday. HFR and Hastings Rural Fire responded to a report of a fire in the 1900 block of Boyce Street at 11:40 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters reported visible flames coming from the roof of the single-family home. Fire crews were able to get the fire under control…