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Virtual City Council meeting set for Dec. 14

The Hastings City Council will meet via videoconference for its regularly-scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14. Governor Pete Ricketts issued an executive order to permit state and local governmental boards, commissions, and other public bodies to meet by videoconference, teleconference, or other electronic means through Jan. 31, 2021. The…

Hastings Police Department releases Click It or Ticket results

The Hastings Police Department released their results from the 2020 Click It or Ticket Mobilization during the month of November. HPD officers worked a total of 92 overtime hours during this event. A total of 4 citations were issued for seat belt violations.  Officers issued 115 citations and made a total of 319 contacts with the public. “The Hastings…

Hastings Mask Policy FAQ

Q: What is considered a face covering? A: A face covering is defined as a covering which, when worn properly, must cover the nose and mouth completely and can include a paper or disposable face mask, a cloth face mask, a scarf, a bandanna, a neck gaiter, or a religious face covering. Medical-grade masks and respirators are sufficient face coverings,…

City of Hastings adopts public mask policy

The Hastings City Council voted 8-0 on Monday to adopt a mask policy for public areas of the city in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The emergency ordinance will go into effect three days from the date of its passage due to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases in the community paired with extensive research that shows cloth masks can help reduce…

COVID-19 Video Press Conference Set for Tuesday

Hastings-area representatives will host a video conference call for media at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24. The conference will be live streamed to the public here. Participants will include the following: Michele Bever, South Heartland District Health Department Eric Barber, Mary Lanning Healthcare Corey Stutte, City of Hastings Ron Pughes, Adams…