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Governor outlines new DHMs for June 22

Governor Pete Ricketts announced details about new COVID-19 directed health measures that will begin on June 22 in our health district. The language of the official DMH is not available yet, but here's some of what's expected: Sports fan attendance will have the same limit as other outdoor gatherings, meaning they’re no longer limited to just household…

City launches improved access to city code

The City of Hastings is updating the way residents can view the city code, providing easier access and navigation. The new navigation tool can be found here. Residents can now quickly access city code chapters and individual sections, as well as conduct detailed searches for items of interest. When a section of the city code is changed or updated,…

Friday's video press conference canceled

The video press conference for media that was originally scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday has been canceled. COVID-19 information is no longer changing at a rapid pace, and Hastings-area leaders are scaling back the number of video press conferences to better accommodate the current information. Press conferences will continue to be held when there are…

Minimal tree damage reported in wind storm

The City of Hastings Parks Department has removed some larger limbs and trees that fell after Tuesday’s storm, but the overall damage was minimal. City personnel surveyed tree damage on Tuesday evening as well as several times on Wednesday morning, finding few trees or limbs that needed removal. Due to the minimal damage, the Parks Department will…

City Council approves temporary outdoor dining application

UPDATE: As of June 25, the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission has updated their modified provisions, which may affect the temporary outdoor dining application. The City of Hastings is working to provide an updated application. ORIGINAL: The Hastings City Council approved an application process that would allow Hastings restaurants to temporarily provide…