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Hastings woman reports gift was stolen from under her Christmas tree

A Hastings woman living in the 500 block of Whispering Lane reported that someone had stolen a gift from under her Christmas tree.

The woman had bought two portable DVD players for her children. She wrapped the presents and put them under the tree.

On Dec. 25 at 8:35 a.m., the woman phoned police and said only one of the presents was under the tree.

The item has a value of $40.

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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