Elaine Mikel, center, reacts after being crowned the Hastings High School homecoming queen at coronation festivities on Friday afternoon. Also pictured are Elise Koop, left, and Lauren Pool.
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.