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New utility equipment to help linemen in tight spaces

The Hastings Utilities Electric Distribution crews are implementing a new piece of equipment. The new equipment – which was delivered on Dec. 28, 2023 – is an insulated aerial device mounted on a track-driven chassis, designed to fit through a 36-inch-wide gate. Electric Distribution crews use the insulated aerial device to work on powerlines in areas…

Hastings Community Survey Dashboard now available

Working with the ETC Institute, the City of Hastings has introduced the Hastings Community Survey Dashboard. The dashboard can be accessible here. The dashboard allows the public to analyze data from the Hastings Community Survey, conducted in fall 2023. The dashboard includes sections: City Performance, Who Responded, Mapping, Investment Priorities…

Hastings Municipal Airport named Airport of the Year

The Nebraska Aeronautics Commission honored the Hastings Municipal Airport on Thursday, Jan. 25 as Airport of the Year. Representatives of the Hastings aviation community accepted the award during the Nebraska Aviation Symposium at the Crown Plaza Conference Center in Kearney. The Nebraska Aeronautics Commission is a division of the Nebraska Department…

Museum to show 'Bones of Crows,' feature guest speaker

Hastings Museum is pleased to bring film “Bones of Crows” to the theater Feb. 1-4, as well as a virtual presentation on Thursday, Feb. 1 from the Executive Director of the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs.  “Bones of Crows” tells the story of Cree code talker Aline Spears and how she survived a traumatic past in Canada’s residential school system.…

Echoes of the Heartland Humanities Nebraska series returns for 2024

Hastings Public Library is excited to announce the return of the engaging series, “Echoes of the Heartland.” Hear the voices of Nebraska's rich past with 12 speakers from Humanities Nebraska featuring stories of history, culture, and music. The series is made possible by a grant from AARP Nebraska. The speakers are 12 of approximately 300 programs…