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Roundabout Work to Begin on US-6 & Adams Central Avenue

Road work to construct a roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Highway 6 and Adams Central Avenue is expected to begin on April 13, weather permitting. The Nebraska Department of Transportation awarded the $2,970,274 contract to Werner Construction Inc. of Hastings. NDOT said two-lane traffic will be maintained on Hwy 6 with reduced speed. Adams…

New Firearms Purchase Permit Procedure

The Hastings Police Department is temporarily changing the way residents can apply for firearms purchase permits in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. HPD is no longer accepting permit applications in person through the Records Division, and all applications will be handled via U.S. Mail. Applicants can find the online form and further instructions…

CDC Recommends Cloth Face Coverings in Public

As health experts continue to learn more about COVID-19, recommendations are constantly evolving to promote public safety and health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that people wear cloth or other do-it-yourself face coverings when in public settings where social distancing is difficult, such as in grocery stores…

COVID-19 Video Press Conference Set for Friday

Mayor Corey Stutte, along with health and emergency experts in the community, will host a video conference call for media at 10 a.m. Friday, April 3. The conference will be live streamed to the public on the City of Hastings website. Participants will include the following: ·         Corey Stutte, City of Hastings ·         Michele Bever, South…

Utility Department Warns of Scam Attempts

The Utility Department is urging residents to be aware of scammers who are trying to use scare tactics to scam people out of money or personal information. The department has received multiple reports that a caller is reaching out to customers from the phone number disguised to appear as 1-877-275-6773, claiming to be working for the Nebraska Public…