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Longtime Hastings wrestling coach steps down

Paul Vaith, who has coached wrestling at Hastings for the last 23 years, has announced he will retire from coaching.

He has a career record of 412-99-1 over 31 years of coaching. His Hastings team won a state title in 1996 and he has coached numerous state champions.

Look for a complete story in this week's printed edition.

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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