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A day in the life of Hastings: Section aims to capture everyday life here

Karl Sorg is pictured combining corn just outside Hastings as the sun rises.

Every day, our little community of Hastings is full of activity. We wondered exactly what all of that activity would look like in a special section, and got started planning for our first

"A day in the life of Hastings" project. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, we got started on the project and by the end of that day we had amassed thousands of photos and talked with dozens and dozens of Hastings residents.

We published the work from that day in a special 16-page section, which was inserted into the Oct. 4 edition of the Star Gazette.

There are also some videos embedded into the section.

Click here to view an electronic version of the special section.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings 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.

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