Latest News

Sign up for the Latest News Notifications

HFR puts new equipment into service

Hastings Fire and Rescue personnel now have the latest in respiratory protection. The department recently placed 28 new SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) and three new RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) packs into service.  Firefighter Paramedic Ryan Miller was the lead for the project and took the department through vendor demonstrations, budget…

New Years holiday closures

The City of Hastings offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 in observance of the New Year holiday. Front desk services will be unavailable at: Hastings Police Department Hastings Fire and Rescue Administration Finance Hastings Utilities Hastings Municipal Airport Hastings Museum Hastings Public Library Parks and Recreation Department 911…

7th Street traffic opened Dec. 20

Seventh Street opened at Burlington Avenue Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 20. The traffic signals are operating normally. The signal upgrade now gives motorists on Burlington Avenue a protected left-turn arrow onto Seventh Street. The interconnection with the other intersections along Burlington Avenue is set for spring 2024, after this signal upgrade is…

Designated sites: Live Christmas tree disposal

The Hastings Parks and Recreation Department offers two locations for residents to dispose of Christmas trees after the holiday until Jan. 26.

City declares snow emergency

The City of Hastings has declared a snow emergency to begin at 8 a.m., Monday Dec. 25. The snow emergency will continue through 12:01 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 27, based on the latest winter weather forecast that predicts strong winds; heavy, wet snow with several inches of snow. No parking is allowed along emergency snow routes during the above timeframe…