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Hastings family seeks public's help in finding missing 14-year-old son UPDATE: He has been found

The family of a missing 14-year-old Hastings teen is seeking the public's help in finding him.

On Saturday at about 4:30 p.m., Blaine Johnson left his father Joe Hale's house in Hastings. He hasn't been seen or heard from since.

He was wearing a gray T-shirt and a black hat at the time.

Hastings Police have been contacted.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Blaine Johnson is asked to call the Hastings Police Department at 651-480-2300 or via anonymous text message  by texting the word HASTINGS and your tip information to 847411 (TIP411). 


Good news to report tonight: the missing 14-year-old Hastings boy has been found safe. More details to come Tuesday. 

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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