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  • Delivering smiles Delivering smiles Longfellow students visit Village residents
  • Toy story Toy story Goodfellows volunteers get into spirit of giving back
  • Familiar face Familiar face Kim Jacobitz replacing Connie Hartman as city clerk
  • 'Build it they will come' 'Build it they will come' Sen. Les Seiler sees little problem in getting mental health professionals to Hastings
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Hearing set for Minden man
MINDEN — A preliminary hearing has been set for a 19-year-old Minden man accused of armed robbery in Heartwell.
Click here to read more of the story >>> Goodfellows volunteers get into spirit of helping others
After putting the final food items into boxes Wednesday evening, volunteers for Goodfellows dove into the plethora of donated gifts to divide up for needy children this Christmas season..
Click here to read more of the story >>> New city clerk a familiar face
Hastings' new city clerk is coming to the job from just down the hall.
Click here to read more of the story >>> Longfellow students deliver smiles to Village residents
Flora Roman smiled and her eyes lit up as she watched the students sing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
Click here to read more of the story >>> Woman claims cookie from Colorado made her ill
Hastings police are investigating a report of a possible drug-laced cookie and warning people to watch what they consume.
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Blue Devils scrappy, tough in win
KENESAW — The Kenesaw girls basketball team played scrappy, tough and put together a strong second half to take down Amherst 49-37 Tuesday night.
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Amherst puts on another offensive show
KENESAW — The Kenesaw boy's basketball team faced an Amherst team Tuesday that was averaging just more than 72 points per game.
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BDS girls stay undefeated
DESHLER — With both teams battling sickness, Bruning-Davenport/Shickley had to pull out a gritty 33-26 victory over Deshler on Tuesday night.
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BDS rallies past Deshler in OT
DESHLER — With less than five minutes left in the game, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley's five-game winning streak to start the season was in jeopardy of ending.
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Dale L. Schachtler
Dale LeClair Schachtler, 88, originally from Hastings, NE, peacefully passed away on November 27th, 2014, in Phoenix, AZ, with his daughters at his side.A celebration of Dale’s life will be held in the spring/summer at Johnson Lake, where family and friends will gather to share the many memories he made and the legacy he will carry on. Memorial contributions may be made in Dale’s memory to a charity of your choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Sunland Mortuary, Sun City, AZ 623-933-0161.
Gilbert A. ‘Gib’ Katzberg
Prosser resident Gilbert “Gib” A. Katzberg, 80, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014, at his home.Services will be Friday, December 19, 10:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Juniata (Prosser) with burial following at Concordia Cemetery. Pastor Greg Volzke will be officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home; and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the Concordia Cemetery.
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