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What do you get when you bring together singers of various abilities to perform beloved and highly technical sacred music without rehearsal?

Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Transportation’s Mobility Management Project will return to Hastings on Thursday to review previous studies looking at the feasibility of an intercity bus service connecting Hastings, Grand Island and Kearney.

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Seven people went to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When Jim Hansen boarded his company’s single-engine aircraft for a pheasant-hunting trip to South Dakota, he brought along the same people he trusted with his business: his family.

TRUMBULL — Many public safety professionals and volunteers from several communities had a hand in locating a 12-year-old Trumbull boy whose whereabouts were unknown for several hours Monday night, Clay County Emergency Manager Tim Lewis said in a social media posting.

Based on the official forecast of a winter storm warning, the city of Hastings and Adams County have declared that a snow emergency will take effect at noon Tuesday, according to a news release from the Adams County Emergency Management Office.

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TRUMBULL — A 12-year-old Trumbull boy whose whereabouts were unknown for several hours from late Monday afternoon into early Tuesday morning was found safe, authorities reported.

Out of spare change? No problem. The Salvation Army has gone high tech across the United States this year to make it easier for givers to give this holiday season.

Heavy snowfall and winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour on Tuesday threaten to throw a wrench into many Triblanders' plans to hit the road for Sutton's state championship football game in Lincoln or the approaching Thanksgiving holiday.

With Christmas season but a blink and flash away, recreation coordinator Landon Arnold is looking for at least 10 illuminating entries to compete for the $50 Chamber Bucks first prize in this season’s Holiday Lights Contest hosted by the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department.

GENEVA — Representatives of the History Nebraska State Historic Preservation Office are out and about, visiting Nebraska counties this month, promoting historic awareness and preservation.

The Peterson Farm Brothers, a Kansas group with a message to share about faith, family and farming, will be the featured entertainment Nov. 14 at the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce’s 42nd annual Farmers and Ranchers Appreciation Barbecue.

Twelfth Street between Osage and Adams Central avenues between Hastings and Juniata will be closed to traffic during the day Friday and Saturday for an asphalt paving project.

Virginia Malouf, a former first lady of Hastings and the Tehama Shrine, celebrated her first day as a centenarian in Hastings on Sunday.

GENEVA — The State Historic Preservation Office of History Nebraska will offer a public meeting here Thursday to raise awareness of historic preservation programs and assist in implementing a historic preservation plan for Fillmore County.

Nebraskans representing the five U.S. armed forces service branches will serve as grand marshals at the Hastings Veterans Recognition Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday.

For the last 18 weeks, Hastings Public Library patrons were able to make everything from coasters to glass and aluminum sheets printed with photos in the library Makerspace.

One Hastings woman is helping shape the Nebraska chapter of a global organization aimed at encouraging women in the beer industry.

Growing a mustache can garner some unwanted attention. But for 43 mustache growers in Hastings, they were looking for as much attention as they could.

Twelve jurors and two alternates have been selected after two days of voir dire in the murder trial against a 22-year-old Hastings man accused of killing a 19-year-old man in 2017.

GENEVA — The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announced the restructuring of the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center system in Nebraska on Monday, with a continued but reduced role for the campus at Geneva.

The jury selection process begins Tuesday morning in Adams County District Court for a murder case against a 22-year-old Hastings man.

Fans from across the state filled the stands at the Bill Smith Softball Complex Wednesday for Day 1 of the state high school softball tournament, bolstered by local supporters cheering on a pair of Hastings teams.

The Hastings City Council voted to reduce the speed limit on U.S. Highway 281 north of Lochland Road to 55 mph during its regular meeting Monday at the City Building.

BLADEN — Students at Silver Lake Elementary School were whisked away on a black and dusty Dust Bowl cloud to experience what early pioneers in Webster County endured during an assembly featuring speaker Antonette Willa Skupa “Toni” Turner Tuesday in the school gym.

A group of local investors bought Motorsport Park Hastings at auction Wednesday for $737,000.

FAIRFIELD — A rural Fairfield woman died near here Monday afternoon after the vehicle she was driving collided with the back end of a farm truck, the Clay County Sheriff's Office reported.

Hastings College is celebrating homecoming this weekend with a list of events for alumni and community members and the inaugural induction ceremony for the Fine Arts Hall of fame.

ALLO Communications, Pinnacle Bank and Block 27 Lofts are collaborating on a free community celebration Wednesday to highlight the development of downtown Hastings.

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