Members of the Hastings Fire Department used a ladder truck to display this large United States of America flag over Vermillion Street on Thursday, Sept. 11, to pay respect to those who lost their lives seven years ago.
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.