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  • Fire damages house Fire damages house Fire caused severe damage to a house Wednesday afternoon at New York Avenue and C Street.
  • ‘Iron Max’ a hero at museum ‘Iron Max’ a hero at museum To the Hastings community, Max Vertin has always been a hero.
  • Humor ignites “Miss Firecracker Contest” Humor ignites “Miss Firecracker Contest” A woman looking to salvage her tarnished reputation by winning a small town beauty pageant ignites an evening of explosive humor...
  • HHS girls track team does well in field events HHS girls track team does well in field events Three members of the Hastings High girls track and field team emerged as leaders at Tuesday’s triangular...
  • Teammates push each other at HHS meet Teammates push each other at HHS meet Two weeks ago, Ben Clausen was just a high jumper.
  • Hastings High tennis beats Columbus Hastings High tennis beats Columbus The Hastings High girls tennis team hasn’t let the frequent windy conditions this season bother them...
 

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‘Iron Max’ a hero at museum
To the Hastings community, Max Vertin has always been a hero.
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Fire damages house
Fire caused severe damage to a house Wednesday afternoon at New York Avenue and C Street.
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Courthouse upgrades save on utilities
Adams County staff have seen the county courthouse’s utility bills drop several thousand dollars below what they were a few years ago and the plunge is already giving the county budget a little bit of breathing room.
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Humor ignites “Miss Firecracker Contest”
A woman looking to salvage her tarnished reputation by winning a small town beauty pageant ignites an evening of explosive humor in the bittersweet comedy, “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” being presented on-stage by Hastings Community Theatre.
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Broncos earn pair of wild wins
On Wednesday, the Hastings College softball team hosted GPAC-leading Morningside in a doubleheader. Both games went down to the wire, but it was the Broncos who captured a pair of dramatic victories.
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Margaret A. Harpham
Kenesaw resident Margaret A. Harpham, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Kenesaw Haven Home. Services will be Friday, April 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home Chapel in Hastings with Rev. Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. Visitation will be Thursday, April 17, 2014, from 12 noon to 8 p.m. at the Apfel Funeral Home in Kenesaw. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Apfel Funeral Home, Kenesaw is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be given to the family.
Betty A. (Woerner) Carter
Betty Ann (Woerner) Carter, 95, of Phoenix, Arizona, died February 26, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. Graveside Memorial Services at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, Nebraska. Time of Service is Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Mark Diehl officiating. Inurnment is at Evergreen Cemetery in Superior, Nebraska. Memorials in lieu of flowers, can be given in her honor to the Girl Scouts, YWCA or Superior Public Schools Foundation. Megrue-Price Funeral Home, 750 N. Commercial, in Superior, Nebraska, is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanine M. Fecht
Jeanine M. Fecht, 78 years of age from Hildreth, NE, died on Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. Funeral services will be on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at the Wilcox United Methodist Church with Rev. Alan Gager officiating. Burial will be in the Riverton Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Jelden-Craig Funeral Home in Hildreth on Friday from 4-6 p.m.
Joan Werner
Minden resident Joan Werner, 79, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Bethany Home in Minden. Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Bethany Lutheran church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Hunzeker officiating. Burial is 3 p.m. Saturday at Osco Cemetery southeast of Minden. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden.
Connie R. Shriver
Hastings resident Connie R. Shriver, 72, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Juniata United Methodist Church in Juniata with the Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Private family burial is at a later date. There is no viewing or visitation. Livingston-Butler-Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Nebraska Chapter, 10832 Old Mill Road, Omaha, NE 68154 or Mary Lanning Healthcare-Hospice, 715 N. St. Josepth Ave, Hastings, NE 68901. Condolences may be sent to www.lbvfh.com
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