Thousands of Hastings residents turned out at the Hastings Country Club on Wednesday, July 4, for the annual fireworks display. The display was sponsored by the Vermillion State Bank. For more Fourth of July photographs, turn to Page 1C.
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.