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Hastings Fire and Rescue responds to two structure fires

Hastings Fire and Rescue is encouraging residents to check their smoke detectors and replace batteries if needed after crews responded to two structure fires in a span of 15 hours. Ten firefighters responded to the first fire at 135 E. 4th St. at 4:56 p.m. on Tuesday for a reported garage fire. Crews arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from…

Part of 18th Street to close for concrete work

Concrete work will cause partial closures on 18th Street beginning today. The project includes several sections of 18th Street from Baltimore Avenue to Osborne Drive West. Traffic will be reduced to one lane or have partial closures throughout the project. Drivers are asked to use caution in the area or plan to use alternate routes if necessary. We…

Museum Board to meet on Aug. 12

The Hastings Museum Board will meet on Thursday, Aug.12, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. at the 2nd Floor Library. The meeting is open to the public in person. A copy of the agenda is available at the City Clerk’s Office, 220 N. Hastings Avenue, Hastings, NE, or online here. Call 402-462-3500 for meeting information.

Part of Elm Avenue and D Street intersection closes for street work

Part of the intersection at Elm Avenue and D Street is temporarily closed to traffic due to street work in the area, effective immediately. D Street is closed on the east end of the Elm Avenue intersection, and a detour takes drivers north on U.S. Highway 6 and then south at 1st Avenue. Barricades and detour signs are in place, and drivers are asked…

Library releases Summer Reading Program stats

The Hastings Public Library completed another successful Summer Reading Program, this time with 830 participants. With both in-person and virtual options, 448 people participated in the reading program, and 382 people participated in the activities program. Overall, 55% of participants fully completed the reading program, and 35% of participants completed…