The Hastings City Council will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at City Hall. Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda.
The Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council (HPAAC), together with Artspace, is inviting interested people to a community meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Hastings City Hall, 101 Fourth St. E.
The 2013 Rivertown Days button design is done, thanks to Dave Youngren and Natasha Hill. The planning has begun for the events and activities.
When Charlie Black and Ellen Rademacher wrote a letter nominating Rick Wheeler for the counselor of the year award, they described him as a “silly, little, fun-loving guy who seems to know everyone.” They said he always has a smile on his face and that people are drawn to him.RELATED CONTENT
The Orange Dragon Art Gallery, sponsored by the Hastings Prescott Area Art Council (HPAAC), has opened its new youth gallery featuring art from area children. The youth gallery, “Sky’s the Limit,” occupies the back room of the Orange Dragon, located at 122 Orange St.
Beginning May 20, Highway 61 near Hastings will be reduced to a single lane in each direction through the intersection of Highway 10/Point Douglas Drive and Highway 61.
In early June, Hastings native Jeff Wynne will stand before countless people to accept the 2013 American Red Cross Hero Award at Target Field in Minneapolis.RELATED CONTENT
A new cemetery marker for a Hastings man who was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg in the Civil War will serve as the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend in Hastings. The annual Memorial Day observance is set for Monday, May 27.RELATED CONTENT
A reward is being offered by Hastings police for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for spray-painting graffiti on the side of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Hastings last week.RELATED CONTENT
At least two vehicles were involved in a crash at Pine and Prairie streets Friday afternoon, May 10.RELATED CONTENT
When construction started on the new Hastings bridge a few years ago, workers kept seeing a familiar face appear. He was hard to miss — on his little scooter, Bill Clothier stood out from the crowd. He’d show up every day (weather permitting), ask questions, poke around and make jokes.RELATED CONTENT
Student Noah Brenny had the answers. He recently won the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School Religion Bee.
CVS Pharmacy is looking at putting a store in Hastings and is working on early plans to redevelop the northeast corner of the 15th and Vermillion street intersection.
It won’t be long now. Traffic will be routed onto the new Hastings bridge on or about Wednesday, June 5, according to project manager Steve Kordosky of the Minnesota Department of Transportation.RELATED CONTENT
The fifth-grade Math Masters teams from Hastings Middle School participated April 26 in a competition in Lakeville. One team placed 11th and another was 13th.