It was reported June 11 that a watch was taken at the 800 block of North Hastings Avenue.

A 59-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced June 8 in Adams County District Court to one year in jail, a $1,000 fine and 15-year driver’s license revocation for a third offense of driving under the influence of alcohol on Jan. 16.

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Drug case

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A 21-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced June 7 in Adams County District Court to 90 days in jail, two years of probation, a $500 fine and six-month driver’s license suspension for operating a vehicle to avoid arrest and driving under the influence on Nov. 29, 2020.

A 25-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced June 7 in Adams County District Court to 300 days in jail for possessing methamphetamine on Dec. 31, 2020.

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Weapon sentencing

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A 42-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced June 7 in Adams County District Court to three years in prison for attempted driving under revocation from a DUI/refusal conviction on Oct. 13, 2020 and possessing methamphetamine on Jan. 12.

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A 29-year-old Clay Center resident was sentenced June 7 in Adams County District Court to three years of probation with a review for 90 days in jail for possessing methamphetamine on Feb. 1.

Vehicles reportedly driven by Benjamin J. Koch of 1122 N. Briggs Ave. and Stephen J.T. Ebert Norton of 305 S. Boston Ave. collided May 31 at Denver Avenue near Second Street.

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With the Nebraska State Fly-In and Air Show at the Hastings Municipal Airport right around the corner, organizers are excited about the prospect of a big weekend.

It was reported June 7 that flowers were taken from a grave at Parkview Cemetery in the 1200 block of North Elm Avenue.

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Family caregivers from Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties are invited to take a break June 24 and enjoy some food, entertainment, education and discussion related to the special challenges they face.

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The Adams County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution opposing the preservation of 30% of the nation’s land at its regular meeting Tuesday.

The Hastings Planning Commission has given its blessing to a replat of Mary Lanning Healthcare property, clearing the way for expansion of the hospital’s Medical Services Building.

After aviation legend Harry Barr died last year, organizers of the 2021 Nebraska State Fly-in in Hastings thought one of the best ways to honor Barr was to make the fly-in air show a tribute to him.

Students at Adams Central Junior-Senior High School will report to school 35 minutes later on Wednesday mornings in 2021-22, allowing their teachers time to work on instruction and assessment practices.

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The Hastings City Council voted Monday to hold up on approving up to $200,000 in spending on a temporary relocation of municipal employees now housed in the City Building to refuge quarters at North Denver Station.

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Helping new parents fulfill their role as a child’s first teacher and improve early childhood learning is the purpose of two programs highlighted Monday during the Hastings Board of Education meeting.

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Becky Matticks was tasked with three things when she started in April 2005 as executive director of the Hastings Museum: To get accredited; to get a strategic plan going, and to figure out what to do with the Lied Super Screen Theatre.

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It was reported June 3 that a window was damaged in Juniata.

It was reported June 4 that a swing set was taken at the 200 block of North Burlington Avenue.

Work is set to begin soon in preparation for a $22 million construction project that will double the size of the Medical Services Building at Mary Lanning Healthcare and create space for a new nursing education program there.

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Five-year-old Anna cheered as she slid down the slide of a brightly colored inflatable and giggled as she played with her father while getting off the end.

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After a full year in which many Tribland events were either canceled or modified somehow because of public health concerns, the schedule for the balance of 2021 is filling up with traditional and even a few new events.

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Members of Hastings Fire and Rescue and the Hastings Police Department feel the agencies have strengthened their bond even more with the Battle of the Badges blood drive, now in its third year.

The following couples recently applied for marriage licenses at the Adams County Clerk’s Office: Jayden Darrell Hamel and Hannah Marie Ockinga, both of Omaha; Bryan Lynn Heckman and Randi Jo Conard, both of Juniata; and Kolby Elton Shiers and Shelby Joy Headley, both of Hastings.

After the pandemic forced Vacation Bible School to become a virtual event in 2020, students at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church were more than ready to come back this week after a year off.

A parked vehicle owned by Brett J. Schroder of 1119 N. Baltimore Ave. reportedly was struck June 1 by a hit-and-run driver at Baltimore Avenue near 12th Street.

JUNIATA — Michelle’s Scrumptious Bakery has seen a huge increase in traffic during the last two months as the business has become one of three Tribland stops for statewide tourism with the 2021 Nebraska Passport program.

KEENE — Keene, Nebraska, is one of the world’s out-of-the-way places. A grain elevator, the lovely old Keene Evangelical Free Church, and a handful of homes are about the extent of the unincorporated village in western Kearney County.

DESHLER — A childhood passion for model trains fueled David Zucker’s desire to create a hobby store dedicated to the tiny, but intricate, machines.

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