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Hastings Chrysler not among dealerships to close

Chrysler announced today that it will close 789 dealerships across the United States as part of its bankruptcy restructuring plan. Hastings Chrysler is not among the dealerships that will close.

Sales manager Eric Mech said the dealership learned of the good news Thursday. The dealership employs 35 people.

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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