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North St. Joseph Avenue closure: July 18

A street closure will occur on North St. Joseph Avenue by the 16th Street viaduct on Monday, July 18th between 6:00 a.m. and Noon. The closure will allow for trucks and equipment to be stationed on-site as the concrete is poured during the project timeframe. Drivers are asked to use caution and plan to use alternative routes. We appreciate your patience…

Hastings Utilities warns of scam calls

Hastings Utilities has received reports from our customers of scam phone calls.  The current method for these calls is a threat to shut off power within 30-45 minutes if payment is not provided. The caller instructed our customers to "press 1" to make an immediate payment. We remind HU customers that for any suspicious call, hang up the phone and…

Applicants sought for City Administrator position

Qualified candidates are now able to apply for the City Administrator position with the City of Hastings. Executive recruitment firm Baker Tilly activated the web page announcing the open position on July 12th. The page provides an overview of the job description, desired qualifications, compensation and benefits. The firm also developed a comprehensive…

Aquacourt Pass prices to be reduced

Prices for season passes will be reduced starting on July 8th with the following pricing: Youth Single (5-15 years of age) $45.00 Senior Single (Ages 55 and over)  $45.00 Adult Single (16-54)   $50.00 Group #1: Up to 3 people $87.50 Group #2: Up to 4 people $112.50 Group #3: Up to 6 people   $137.50 Each additional…

Coming to Hastings Public Library: Willa Cather

On July 16th the Hastings Public Library will host a re-enactment of the life of Willa Cather. Portraying Ms. Cather is Donna Becker from Historical Echoes.  Donna’s professional career was in psychiatric/mental health nursing administration and education. She has been a continuing education coordinator, spoken widely on end-of-life issues, worked…