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Utilities Department recognized for reliable service

The Hastings Utilities Department has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. APPA helps electric utilities track power outage and restoration…

Firefighters respond to overnight fire at Flowserve

An equipment malfunction caused damage at a Hastings business after a fire broke out early Wednesday morning. Hastings Fire and Rescue arrived at Flowserve at 1341 W. 2nd St. at 1:57 a.m. and found smoke showing from the roof on the west end of the facility. The fire was contained to the foundry area, and was under control in just over one hour. Damage…

Museum Board to meet on March 30

The Hastings Museum Board will meet for its annual foundation, city and staff meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. The meeting is open to the public at the museum's Lied Super Screen Theatre at 1330 N. Burlington Ave. A copy of the agenda is available here.

Part of South Street to close for sewer work

A portion of E. South Street will be closed to through traffic temporarily for private sewer work beginning on Monday, March 29. South Street will close to through traffic from California Avenue to Minnesota Avenue on Monday morning, and work is expected to be finished by Tuesday evening. Westbound traffic will be detoured at California Avenue down…

Some residential streets to close for asphalt resurfacing

Several residential streets across the city will close temporarily for asphalt resurfacing. Beginning on Monday, March 29, Vontz Paving will start milling and asphalt resurfacing on four streets in the following order: Chicago Avenue from C Street to A Street Denver Avenue from 1st Street to 7th Street 5th Street from Burlington Avenue to East…