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Inclusive playground announced for Crosier Park

The City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department and the Hastings Community Foundation have teamed up to build an inclusive playground at Crosier Park. An inclusive playground will provide a sensory-rich environment that enables children of all abilities to engage physically and socially in a supportive environment. It will include slides, swings,…

Preventing cancer in firefighters one breath at a time

Firefighters at Hastings Fire and Rescue can breathe easy with the installation of new diesel exhaust source capture systems. The Hastings City Council approved the purchase of the capture systems last year for around $125,000. Before the capture systems were approved, harmful diesel exhaust from fire trucks and ambulances would be released from their…

Part of Marian Road to close for railroad work

Railroad crossing repairs will cause part of Marian Road to temporarily close beginning on Oct. 19. BNSF Railway will make repairs and improvements to the railroad crossing on Marian Road between 2nd Street and South Street, and the area will be closed to traffic on Oct. 19-20, weather permitting. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate routes. Patience…

Special announcement at Crosier Park

The City of Hastings Parks and Recreation Department and the Hastings Community Foundation are excited to invite the public and the media to a special project announcement at Crosier Park. The announcement will take place at 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 14 at Crosier Park, at the southwest corner of 13th Street and Pine Avenue. A reception will follow from 5:30-6…

Hastings Public Library announces software upgrade

The Hastings Public Library is excited to announce a new and improved software system that will launch on Oct. 27. The new online library catalog is powered by Biblionix’s Apollo software and offers additional features and functionality, including mobile responsiveness for seamless display on any device. It can be found here. “This is the next step…