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Tree-trimming project focuses on safety

The City of Hastings is working with Green Tree Co, LLC in an effort to trim tree branches that extend into city power lines and the street. Work will begin on June 8 in Juniata for city power lines only and will then extend into Hastings, with the entire project expected to last into the fall. Workers will trim trees so the branches are approximately…

Hastings Aquacourt to Remain Closed for Summer

The Hastings Parks and Recreation Department announced that, regrettably, the Hastings Aquacourt will remain closed for the summer. After reviewing guidelines under the state’s current directed health measures as well as guidelines from the American Red Cross and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the department determined that the goal…

COVID-19 Video Press Conference Set for June 5

Mayor Corey Stutte, along with health and emergency leaders in the community, will host a video conference call for media at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5. The conference will be live streamed to the public on the City of Hastings website. Participants will include the following: ·         Corey Stutte, City of Hastings ·         Michele Bever, South Heartland…

Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks Show Canceled

The annual Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show at Brickyard Park has been canceled amid ongoing health concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hastings Parks and Recreation Department made the decision after reviewing current state directed health measures regarding large events. The current restrictions make hosting the event unachievable while…

Hastings Public Library Offers Contactless Pickup

The Hastings Public Library is implementing a new way for residents to get the most out of its services while maintaining no physical contact between staff members and patrons. Beginning Wednesday, June 3, the library will have 18 metal lockers set up outside the building, allowing visitors to pick up items they’ve requested. The lockers were purchased…