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Utility scam under investigation
A utility bill payment scam that has been operating across the country has now surfaced in Hastings.
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Prairie Loft hosts first Soil Festival
Supreme Soil pizza, Nature Pizza, Death Soil pizza and La Leaf were just a few of the unique pizzas created Tuesday by Hastings fifth-graders.
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Police investigate hair pulling
Hastings police are investigating a hair-pulling incident at Longfellow Elementary School last week.
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Hebron man dies in collision
HEBRON — A Hebron man has died following a collision of the farm truck he was driving and a semitrailer truck south of here Tuesday evening, the Thayer County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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City Council begins discussing e-cigarettes
The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has created both personnel and public policy challenges that the city of Hastings will address in coming months.
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Cather group begins redevelopment of Moon Block
RED CLOUD — Preliminary construction has begun on the historic Moon Block building in the downtown business district here — a building adjacent to the Red Cloud Opera House that one day will house the National Willa Cather Center.
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Whippets sweep Patriots
The Minden volleyball team bounced back from Monday’s four-set loss to Ord with a sweep Tuesday of Adams Central.
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Tigers’ attack too much for Haymakers
As Hastings High and Cozad were warming up for their volleyball bout Tuesday, Tiger senior Lakeshia Ellwanger was off to the side trying to get the pre-game music to play over the speakers in the HHS gymnasium.
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Robert W. 'Bob' Somerhalder
Clay Center resident Robert “Bob” W. Somerhalder, Jr., 66, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014, at Bryan LGH in Lincoln, Nebraska. Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial with Military Rites will be in Red Cloud Cemetery in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today with family present and one hour prior to the Service on Tuesday at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be given to the family for the purpose to be determined at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Hermina Stromer
Hermina Stromer, 92, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, west of Glenvil, Nebraska, with Pastor Renee Johnson officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery, west of Glenvil. Memorials may be given to Hermina Stromer Memorial Fund. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. and 1-7 p.m. Tuesday with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Paul J. 'Jack' Largent
Hastings resident Paul J. “Jack” Largent, 92, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Village. Memorial services will be held at a later date. No viewing or visitation as Jack’s wishes were to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Good Samaritan Village. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Jerome 'Jerry' Grzywa
Jerome ‘Jerry’ Grzywa, 64 years old, of Fullerton died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peters Catholic Church in Fullerton. Father Richard Whiteing will officiate. Military Rites will be held outside the Church following the service by Fullerton American Legion Post 151. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday with a 7 p.m. Scripture Service followed by Holy Name Rosary all at Palmer Funeral Home.
Leon Hartman
Hastings resident Leon Hartman, 69, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, Nebraska. Services are pending with Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Timothy Calhoun
Hastings resident Timothy Calhoun, 72, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014, at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln, NE. Services are pending with DeWitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hastings.
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