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Lincoln Ave. crossing reopens with temporary asphalt crossing pads

The BNSF Railway crossing at Lincoln Avenue has reopened on a temporary basis. The project includes replacing Lincoln Ave with new concrete paving from approximately 130 feet south of the BNSF up to the tracks, then from north of the tracks up to just south of First Street. New concrete crossing pads are being placed by the BNSF as part of the project.…

City offices to close for Independence Day

The City of Hastings offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Front desk services will be unavailable at: Hastings Police Department Hastings Fire and Rescue Administration Finance Development Services Hastings Utilities Parks and Recreation Hastings Public Library, and Solid Waste Landfill   Normal…

Plan Modification Amendment 2024-04: Ponderosa Park Redevelopment

The Community Redevelopment Authority has proposed a Plan Modification in Redevelopment Area #7, to be known as the Ponderosa Park Redevelopment project. The property is generally located at the intersection of West 22nd Street and North Kansas Avenue, on the east side of North Kansas Avenue. The legally described property is as follows: A tract of…

July 4 activities planned at Fisher Fountain, Brickyard Park

The City of Hastings Independence Day celebration begins 5:30 p.m., July 4 at Brickyard Park on West D Street. Food and drink will go on sale at 5:30 p.m.  Hastings Parks and Recreation will also hold a tailgating challenge beginning at 5:30 p.m. We will offer a handful of yard games and fun challenges for the whole family. Perform well and win a…

Fireworks sales in Hastings to begin June 28

Fireworks sales begin Friday, June 28 within Hastings city limits under the city’s Code of Ordinances. Permissible fireworks may be sold and ignited the following times and days: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., June 28 to July 2 10 a.m. to midnight, July 3 and 4 Fireworks may not be used on any public street, alley, sidewalk, park or other property owned by…