BLUE HILL — Students and staff cheered as Blue Hill High School Principal Patrick Moore entered the gym Friday morning, all in recognition of him being named 2021 High School Principal of the Year.

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It was reported Oct. 10 that six tires on two vehicles were punctured at the 1100 block of Renae Lane.

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Members of the Hastings Utility Board want more detail about how a proposed $50,000 for workforce development marketing would be spent, but also more discussion about funding economic development going forward.

The Hastings Museum will play host Saturday afternoon to a coin expert who will present on the history of coins as well as appraise up to three coins per person for visitors.

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Authorities Oct. 9 arrested a 47-year-old homeless man for damaging a door and frame, air conditioner, bed and refrigerator at 1000 W. J St.

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It was reported Oct. 7 that a motorcycle was taken at the 1000 block of West H Street.

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A 35-year-old Omaha resident was sentenced Sept. 27 in Adams County District Court to three years of probation for attempted possession of methamphetamine on June 28, 2020, and failure to appear in court on March 25.

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A 58-year-old Hastings resident was sentenced Sept. 28 in Adams County District Court to five years of probation for first-degree arson on June 14, 2019.

MINDEN — After a one-year hiatus caused by the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, pandemic, Minden Bandfest will come marching back Saturday with a record number of entries in both the parade and field show competition.

The Adams County Attorney’s Office has concluded that the July shooting death of a 28-year-old Harvard man was an act of self-defense, according to a news release issued Tuesday by the Hastings Police Department.

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A 42-year-old Hastings man in Adams County District Court Tuesday denied using a knife to threaten his girlfriend during a fight 

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Organizers of Hastings Week hope the event encourages Hastings residents to think about how they are embracing the community.

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Adams County Judge Michael Mead Oct. 6 sentenced Ivan Reyes-Ramos, 36, of Las Vegas, Nevada, to six months of probation, a $600 in fines, 120 hours of community service and one-year driver’s license revocation for driving under the influence of alcohol, no operator’s license and possessing a…

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The Adams Central Public School District will explore the possibility of remodeling the junior high science room and hallway, with the first step taken at its meeting Monday.

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Three 2023 school buses and 1,500 Chromebooks were among purchases approved by Hastings Board of Education members during their board meeting Monday at Hastings Middle School.

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Changes in the way Hastings College students purchase and interact with course materials have led to a shuffling of spaces on campus.

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Although Hastings City Council members approved the first reading of a rezoning ordinance for a proposed tunnel car wash on North Burlington Avenue, the second and final readings weren’t passed, thus giving more time for public input.

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Vehicles reportedly driven by Andre L. Henson of 428 W. Second St. and Michael C. Moraczewski of Omaha collided Oct. 5 at F Street and Wabash Avenue.

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Vehicles reportedly driven by Jude H. Bower of 914 N. St. Joseph Ave. and Sandra G. Rathburn of 1238 N. Minnesota Ave. collided Oct. 5 at 400 W. 12th St.

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As Mary Lanning Healthcare begins construction of a major addition to its Medical Services Building, Hastings College and the Bryan College of Health Sciences are announcing major progress in fundraising for the nursing education facility they will locate in some of the new space.

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S tudents and staff at Hastings Middle School waved flags and held signs Oct. 8 wishing Hastings Police Officer Bradly Cunningham well on his last day as school resource officer before his military deployment.

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The following couples recently applied for marriage licenses at the Adams County Clerk’s Office: Alex Richard Haile and Kendra Ann Holcomb, both of Doniphan; and Shawn Richard Lacy and Alena Yevgeniyvna Kalinina, both of Hastings.

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The Hastings Police Department has released more details about the nearly five-hour standoff Thursday in the 300 block of North Saunders Avenue in a news release issued Friday.

With the ongoing shortage of computer chips and other supply chain issues perpetuated by pandemic-related workforce shortages, car dealerships are finding it difficult to keep their inventories of new and used cars stocked to pre-pandemic levels.

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Hastings police arrested a 45-year-old Hastings man Thursday following a nearly five-hour standoff in the 300 block of North Saunders Avenue.

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Organizers of the Nebraska state high school softball tournament next week in Hastings are looking for a few more volunteers to scan tickets.

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T he walls are unfinished and plywood covers some windows, but members of the Hastings Board of Education saw how the renovation of the Morton Building is coming together.

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Vehicles reportedly driven by Richard M. Carter of 11 Bentwood Lane and Lindsey K. Johnson of 1110 N. Hewett Ave. collided Oct. 4 at Burlington Avenue and Ninth Street. Johnson’s vehicle then struck a vehicle driven by Alyson B. Nicholson of Stapleton.

Final passage and approval of Nebraska legislative redistricting maps has led to significant boundary changes for Districts 33 and 38, which include large portions of Tribland — and corresponding changes in the lists of communities current senators serve.

Lack of affordable rental options, aging trees and recycling options were among the various topics discussed during a brainstorming session with a group of college students developing a plan to improve the Hastings community on Wednesday.

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Vehicles reportedly driven by William A. Noble of Overton and Katie L. Davison of 102 S. Lincoln Ave. collided Oct. 3 at Burlington Avenue and G Street.

The case of a 47-year-old Hastings man accused of trying to distribute cocaine has been sent to the Adams County District Court.

Charges against a 42-year-old Wood River man accused of illegal firearm possession and tampering with evidence have been sent to the Adams County District Court.

In an effort to better control traffic in an area with visibility issues and quite a few vehicles each day, the Adams County Board of Commissioners agreed to place three-way stop signs at the intersection of Southern Hills Drive and Prairie Lake Road.

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