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Intermittent street closures expected Oct. 4-5

Asphalt preservation work will cause intermittent street closures on Monday and Tuesday. Crews will seal the asphalt in several areas, beginning on A Street between Burlington Avenue and S. Woodland Avenue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday. Then W. South Street will close from A Street to Laird Avenue from 1-3 p.m. On Tuesday, the following intermittent…

Hastings Police Department kicks off Pink Patch Project

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Hastings Police Department is proud to join over 390 agencies across the country and over 20 agencies in Nebraska for the 2021 Pink Patch Project. The purpose of the Pink Patch Project is to increase public awareness about breast cancer and to raise funds for the fight against this disease. During the…

Increased patrols result in multiple drug-related arrests

Members of the Central Nebraska Drug and Safe Streets Task Force (CNDSSTF) and Compact for Apprehension of Narcotics Dealers and Offenders (CANDO) conducted saturation patrols within high crime/drug areas in Hastings on Wednesday, September 29. The operation led to multiple traffic stops/arrests and seizures within the City of Hastings. According to…

Utilities customer service fees to change with new budget

The Hastings Utilities Department is updating its customer service fees after the city’s new budget was approved by the Hastings City Council on Sept. 13. Beginning on Oct. 1, the following customer service fees will be in place: Returned Payment Item: $25 Posting Charge: $25        Reconnect Fee: $75        Reconnect Fee - After Hours: $150           Reconnect…

Public invited to environmental planning event

The public is invited to participate in a community engagement event that will shape the future of environmental planning in Hastings. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the YWCA's Great Room at 2525 W. 2nd St. in Hastings. Members of the public will have the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas regarding environmental planning,…