Taps is played during the Memorial Day observance at Roadside Park in Hastings on Monday morning. Hundreds turned out to pay respects to the men and women who have died in the line of duty. Star Gazette photo by Chad Richardson
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.