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Parkview Cemetery receives new columbarium

A new columbarium is ready for use at Parkview Cemetery. The granite columbarium is designed to hold the cremated remains of loved ones and is located in North Terrace Block 8. It houses 120 niches to keep cremains secure. The new columbarium was delivered on June 9, and the installation of surrounding paving stones is expected to be complete within…

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive set for June 11

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Hastings first responders are turning the need for blood donations into a friendly competition. The Hastings Police Department is looking to hold onto its title and the Hastings Fire and Rescue is working toward an upset at this year’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive. The competition to secure blood…

SummerFest set for June 12 at Brickyard Park

Multiple Hastings organizations are coming together to host a summertime event with activities and entertainment for all ages. The Hastings Parks and Recreation Department is collaborating with the Hastings Family YMCA and the Adams County Convention and Visitors Bureau for the first-annual SummerFest event on June 12 at Brickyard Park. SummerFest…

Multiple agencies respond to Hastings fire

HASTINGS, Neb. – Several agencies worked together to respond to a structure fire Tuesday afternoon in Hastings. The fire was first spotted by a Hastings Police officer, who alerted Hastings Fire and Rescue and began knocking on doors of the multi-apartment residence in the 1100 block of W. 6th Street. The HPD officer assisted in evacuating four tenants…

Memorial Day decoration removal at Parkview Cemetery

Memorial Day decorations that were placed at Parkview Cemetery will need to be picked up within the next two weeks to avoid removal by cemetery staff. Decorations will remain at gravesites until the end of the day on Monday, June 14. Staff will remove any remaining temporary flowers or decorations at 7 a.m. on June 15. Items that are in permanent vases…