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Landfill to hold free tire recycling event April 24-29

Adams County Residents have the opportunity to recycle used tires thanks to a grant from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy.  The Hastings Solid Waste Department will hold a free tire recycling event April 24 to 29 at 725 South Southern Hills Drive.  April 24-26: 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. April 27: 8 a.m. to noon April 28: Sunday/closed April…

Light weight debris prohibited rest of April 16

The Hastings Solid Waste Landfill at 725 S. Southern Hills Drive is prohibiting light weight debris the rest of the day on April 16, while the high wind advisory is in place. With wind speeds of 45 mph, the high wind advisory began at 1 p.m. and is anticipated to be in place the rest of the day. Heavier debris, such as wood waste, construction debris,…

Traffic signal work finishing at North Shore, beginning at 12th Street

Traffic Signal Upgrade at U.S. Highway 34/281 and North Shore Drive The Nebraska Department of Transportation’s contractor - IES Commercial, Inc. of Holdrege finished upgrading the traffic signals and placed them into temporary flash mode on Thursday, April 11.  The upgrade included a new traffic signal pole, a longer mast arm, and a left turn signal…

Tickets still available for Museum SIP event on April 20

The Hastings Museum invites the public to Spirits and Interesting People, 6:30-10 p.m., Saturday, April 20 at Hastings Museum. SIP is a spotlight on cool careers and hobbies. It is a 21+ event. Snacks are included and a cash bar is available.  For tickets go here. SIP participants get to spend 15 minutes with each speaker and then rotate. Here are…

HU receives award for excellence in reliability

The City of Hastings Utility Department received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2023.  APPA compared Hastings Utilities’ reliability data compiled through the eReliability Tracker to the national reliability data collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Hastings Utilities is in the top 25% of…