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Parks and Recreation offers pumpkin carving and painting

The City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department is getting into the Halloween spirit by offering an evening of pumpkin carving and painting. The event will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the Community Center at 2015 W. 3rd St. The cost to participate is $7 for children ages 3-10, and $9 for ages 11 and up. Registration can be completed…

42nd and Baltimore intersection to close for construction

The 42nd Street construction project will temporarily close the intersection at 42nd Street and Baltimore Avenue beginning on Oct. 5. The project is being constructed by Werner Construction, which will include the installation of sanitary sewer, water main, storm sewer, grading and new concrete paving on 42nd Street from 1,300 feet west of U.S. Highway…

Digital outdoor scavenger hunt teaches local history

The Hastings Museum is pairing history and exploration with an outdoor scavenger hunt set for Sept. 20. Participants can meet at the museum at 2 p.m. at 1330 N. Burlington Ave. to start the scavenger hunt, where they’ll be given clues to solve riddles about local history and nature. The event will take place across three city parks including Brickyard…

Give transportation and parking feedback with interactive tool

The City of Hastings is continuing to collect data for its Transportation and Parking Master Plan, and a new interactive tool will let residents give details about specific priorities and issues. The feedback tool can be found on the city’s website, www.cityofhastings.org/tpmp. Residents will be able to select and identify priority projects for the…

Remaining city facilities opening to the public

After several City of Hastings facilities reopened to the public in June, some remaining offices are now transitioning back to in-person customer service. On Sept. 14, City Hall will allow members of the public inside to conduct business, which includes the Administration Department and the Development Services Department. Since March, these departments…