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Curb and gutter concrete work begins Monday

Curb and gutter work will affect parking along part of Denver Avenue beginning on Monday, Aug. 24. Ben Engel Construction is expected to begin replacing the curb and gutter on Denver Avenue from 4th Street to 7th Street, and no parking zones will be in effect for one side of the street at a time during construction. Construction is expected to last…

Series of resurfacing work begins Monday

Part of Highland Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, Aug. 24 for resurfacing work. Vontz Paving will begin milling and asphalt resurfacing on Highland Road from 12th Street to the city/county line. The work is expected to take approximately one week, weather permitting, and local traffic will be reduced to one lane…

No injuries reported in Hastings structure fire

A home is considered nearly a total loss, but no injuries were reported after a structure fire on Tuesday evening. Hastings Fire and Rescue was called to a residential home in the 1000 block of N. St. Joseph Avenue at 6:37 p.m. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from both floors of the home. The fire was under control at 10:26 p.m., and all…

Police investigating fatal early-morning crash

In the early morning hours of Aug. 6, a single vehicle crash was report to the Hastings 911 Center. At around 1:39 a.m., Hastings Fire and Rescue and the Hastings Police Department were dispatched to the east side of Heartwell Park. Police determined that a Ford F350 pickup was northbound on Cedar Avenue and failed to stop at the dead-end of Forest…

Highway 6 roundabout construction continues into school year

The current closures on Adams Central Avenue north and south of U.S. Highway 6 will not be open to traffic prior to the start of the school year due to recent weather conditions, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. NDOT reported the north and south legs of the intersection are anticipated to open in three weeks, following the start…