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Ivan D. Valentin | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Glenvil resident Ivan D. Valentin, 85, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his home with his family by his side. Memorial *service* is 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, ...



Hastings High School replaces wrestling coach  KSNB Local 4

Hastings Public Schools officials dismissed wrestling coach Austin Weidner Sunday after a weekend tournament near Omaha. The reason for his firing was not ...



Woman accused of sexting Hastings teen wants cell-phone evidence thrown out  KSNB Local 4

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) UPDATE Feb. 7, 2019. The attorney for a Hastings woman accused of sexting a teenage student has asked a judge to throw out ...



Viral post brings attention to Hastings High School graduation  NTV

A viral post has brought attention to the recent graduation ceremony at Hastings High School.A sash is the center of controversy after one Hastings student said ...



Former Hastings paraeducator accused of having relationship with student appears in court  NTV

According to an affidavit filed in Adams County court, former Hastings High School paraeducator Jeinny Ramos–Sotelo is accused of carrying on a romantic ...



Former Hastings paraeducator accused of relationship with student  NTV

A Hastings woman is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, accused of having a relationship with her student. Hastings Police said Jeinny Ramos-Sotelo, 29, ...



Area bands march at state fair | News  Hastings Tribune

GRAND ISLAND — Orange and black flags twirled as the Hastings High School Marching Tigers performed Friday at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.



HHS instructor, Brewery Lofts developer win state history honors  Hastings Tribune

A longtime social sciences instructor at Hastings High School and a Kansas City area development firm are being honored by History Nebraska with statewide ...



Hastings wrestling coach investigated for misappropriation of funds  Hastings Star Gazette

The Hastings School Board held a special session Nov. 26 to discuss an investigation into alleged misappropriation of funds by assistant principal and head ...



Woman accused of enticing student asks to throw out evidence  Hastings Tribune

A judge is considering whether to allow statements and evidence collected from a cellphone to be used in the case of a 29-year-old former paraeducator ...



Paraeducator charged with enticing student | News  Hastings Tribune

A 29-year-old former paraeducator at Hastings Public Schools has been accused of sexting a 14-year-old high school freshman.



"Gowns for Good" sees triple the interest in their discounted dresses this year  KSNB Local 4

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) Ladies poured into the YWCA's "Gowns for Good" dress sale. They looked, compared and bought. "I looked through all of the racks ...



Crews find remnants of 1887 high school | News  Hastings Tribune

In the first days of major construction on Hastings Public Schools' oldest building still in use, the remnants of an even older building were found.



Juniors beat seniors in quiz bowl | News  Hastings Tribune

Winning a chance to compete at the state quiz bowl seemed like an afterthought for Carter Wenburg as he discussed taking the tournament trophy during the ...



Senator discusses guns at school | News  Hastings Tribune

Controversy over a proposed bill that would allow school boards to have armed employees at school greeted state Sen. Steve Halloran for the first Coffee with ...



High school is slammed as 'unpatriotic' for banning graduate's Army sash at ceremony  Kansas City Star

Hastings (Nebraska) Senior High School graduate Megan Pohlmeier wanted to wear an Army sash with her cap and gown because she's going into the Army.



Assistant principal, wrestling coach will keep job despite accusations he misused funds  KSTP

November 29, 2018 06:22 PM. The Hastings Police Department has launched a criminal investigation into the assistant principal and wrestling coach at ...



Joe R. Dixon, Sr. | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Joe Ray Dixon, Sr., 83, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services with military rites ...



Donald Lamborn | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Donald Leroy "Donnie" Lamborn, 67 years old, was born June 22, 1951 to Donald Ervin Lamborn and Gwen Lee (Kennedy) Lamborn in Hastings, NE. Donald ...



Robert W. Fricke | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Former Hastings resident Robert Wendell Fricke, 89, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Central City Care Center, Central City, NE.



Michael C. Maggart, Jr. | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Michael Craig Maggart, Jr., 38, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his home. Memorials and cards may be sent to the ...



Tamra A. "Tammi" (Allison) Hughes | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Tamra A. "Tammi" (Allison) Hughes, 55, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings.



Student's spat with principal goes viral | Local News  Hastings Tribune

Hastings High officials plan to review a graduation dress code policy after a social media post regarding one student's conflict with the principal went viral.



Phyllis Barrett | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Beatrice, Nebraska resident, Phyllis Barrett, 72, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Omaha after battling a debilitating illness. She was born on February 9, ...



HPS board schedules levy override election for May  Hastings Tribune

Hastings voters will get to decide just how much money Hastings Public Schools may commit to the district's learning program following board approval of a ...



HPS eyes new academic honors system | News  Hastings Tribune

Breaking with many years of tradition, Hastings High School would move to a different, more learning-centered system of recognizing academic achievement by ...



Emotional meeting for HPS over anti-discrimination policy  Hastings Tribune

A crowded room of about 50 people watched Monday as the Hastings Board of Education opted to leave the words “gender” and “sexual orientation” out of ...



Sharren A. Speth | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Juniata, Nebraska resident, Sharren Ann (Theesen) Speth, 75, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019, at her son's home in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorial ...



Hastings school faces backlash after prohibiting senior from wearing Army sash during graduation  Omaha World-Herald

Hastings High School is facing a social media backlash after a senior was not allowed to wear a U.S. Army sash during her graduation ceremony.



Adams Central adds baseball program | News  Hastings Tribune

The Adams Central Board of Education voted Monday to add a boys baseball program to its spring sports lineup.



Jundine M. Stewart | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Jundine Marie (Webster) Stewart, 79, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Mary Lanning Memorial Healthcare. There will be ...



Terry B. Adler | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Terry B. Adler, Sr., 68, passed away Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at his home. Memorial *service* is 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 19, ...



Matthew R. 'Matt' Friend | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Matthew R. "Matt" Friend, 64, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his home. Celebration of Life is 3 p.m. Thursday, December 20, ...



Northwest boys win Hastings Invite  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Northwest's Caleb Harb could feel Lexington's Tim Nyinguan coming behind him during the final stretch of the 1600 relay.



Robert A. Peterson | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Robert Alfred Peterson, 59, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, December 29, 2018 at his home. Services are 11 a.m. ...



Wibbels, Pedroza ready to compete at next level  Hastings Tribune

Hastings High's Sam Wibbels couldn't help but think back to his younger years and the work he put in to become a better pitcher.



For first time, Hastings sends youth to Ozu  Hastings Tribune

Feasts for breakfast, public bathhouses, gifts galore and celebrity status were some of the highlights of a sister city visit for a group of Hastings high school ...



What's next for the Hastings' imperial mall?  NTV

With major retailers like Herberger's shutting their doors, many people in Hastings are now left wondering what will the future of the Imperial Mall will be looking ...



High school speaks out after being criticized for not allowing graduating senior to wear Army sash  Fox News

A Nebraska high school has received major backlash on social media after denying a graduating senior's request to wear her U.S. Army sash during the ...



Hastings High School Students Receive 'Stop the Bleed' Traumatic Injury Training  KSTP

On Thursday, students at Hastings High School learned about how to respond to traumatic injuries. It's part of the "Stop the Bleed" nationwide campaign ...



Lee O. Daily | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Lee O. Daily, 74, passed away peacefully Friday, January 4, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at Tabitha Hospice Journey ...



Donald L. Kissler | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska, resident Donald L. “Don” Kissler, 77, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE.



High-schoolers commit to CCC-Hastings diesel technology program at ceremony Wednesday  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — High school students from across the state were able to sign agreements to enter the diesel technology program at Central Community ...



James J. "Jim" LaPorte | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, James "Jim" J. LaPorte, 79, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska. Funeral ...



New principal at Hastings High | News  Hastings Tribune

The new Hastings High principal wants to create a safe and orderly environment where students and teachers can thrive.



Students march to stop school shootings | News  Hastings Tribune

Students from Hastings Senior High School took to the streets Saturday to join with others across the country demanding stricter gun control laws and honoring ...



Proposed trail extensions presented to public | News  Hastings Tribune

Hastings-area residents had a chance to review proposed extensions to the Pioneer Spirit Trail during a public meeting Tuesday evening at the Hastings Public ...



Richard A. Becher | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Richard Allen Becher, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at home in Alamo, California on March 1, 2019 after a brave fight against ...



In the aftermath of U.S. school shootings, Hastings High School students learn how to stop bleeding in metro's first trauma class  Star Tribune

Inside the school, Polly Groshens quickly grabbed a small cloth and tied it into a tourniquet. "We need to stop the bleeding," she said. "Help is coming.".



Planning Commission, Council look at proposed trail extension  Hastings Tribune

The proposed extension of the Pioneer Spirit Trail that connects Hastings Middle School to Chautauqua Park was well regarded among the Hastings City ...



Christopher Walston | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Christopher R. Walston, 16, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at his home. Services are 10:30 A.M. Monday, August 6, at First St. Paul's ...



Pamela Morris | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Pamela J. Morris, 70, passed away December 24, 2018 at Mary Lanning Memorial HealthCare in Hastings. Family graveside ...



This recruit's high school was blasted online after it barred her from wearing an Army sash to graduation  ArmyTimes.com

A high school student and Army recruit in Nebraska wanted to wear a black-and-gold U.S. Army sash over her graduation gown last weekend as she graduated ...



From Hastings to L.A.: HHS alum making her mark  Hastings Tribune

After earning a business administration degree from the University of Kansas in 2000, Hastings native Erica Olsen was sure she had it all figured out in terms of ...



Jeffrey L. 'Jeff Poore  Hastings Tribune

Jeffrey Lynn "Jeff" Poore, 57, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska. We imagine Jeff is running up and ...



Kelly S. Steiger | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska, resident Kelly S. Steiger, 52, passed away Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Grand Island, Nebraska. A memorial gathering will be from 2-4 p.m. ...



Cohleen Nienhueser | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Cohleen Nienhueser, 85, of Kearney was carried home by her Lord and Savior supported by family and friends on Monday, January 14, 2019 at CHI ...



Ward Snow | Obituaries  Kearney Hub

HASTINGS — Ward J. “Shorty” Snow, 92, of Pauline died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village.



Goodfellows' annual toy drive begins | News  Hastings Tribune

Boxes have been placed around the city to collect toys for the annual Goodfellows program, which provides food and gifts to area families for the holiday season.



Hastings High School receives 'baseless rumors' of school shooting  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Despite rumors about a school shooting, students and staff at Hastings High School got off to a normal start on Monday morning, other than the ...



Bob Bishop taking his bicycle and smile to Fremont  Hastings Tribune

Bob Bishop, known throughout Hastings for riding his bicycle and for his smile, will soon move to Fremont. Bob and his mother, Jackie, are moving to the town ...



Jack Osborne remembered | News  Hastings Tribune

A longtime friend of Hastings whose influence enhanced the community in areas of education, health and entertainment has died.



HHS releases 244 graduates | News  Hastings Tribune

A graduating class of 244 dubbed “a class of many talents” by Hastings High School Principal Jay Opperman paraded before a full house of family, friends, ...



Mark A. Richardson | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Kearney, Nebraska resident, Mark A. Richardson, 58, passed away on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at CHI Health-Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will ...



Gerald L. Bond | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Gerald L. Bond, age 72, of Columbus, Nebraska, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019 at Columbus Care and Rehab. A memorial *service* honoring Gerald's ...



Maggie Vaughan, HEDC superstar | News  Hastings Tribune

Maggie Vaughan had a moment of panic when she learned her boss was leaving.



Kurt A. Unger | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Doniphan resident Kurt Anderson Unger, 60, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018. Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, at First Presbyterian ...



Hastings alums share tragic story | News  Hastings Tribune

Two Hastings High School alumni are sharing the story of their son and his suicide in hopes of preventing a similar tragedy in Hastings.



Michael A. Swayze | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Michael Allen Swayze, 54, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018, at Mary Lanning Heathcare, Hastings. Graveside *service* is 10:30 a.m. ...



Aaron A. Gardner | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Aaron A. Gardner, 41, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018, at his home. Memorial Services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Butler Volland ...



Inez M. Kleier | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska, resident Inez M. Kleier, 92, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Tiffany Square Rehabilitation & Care Center, Grand Island, NE.



Hastings Hall inducts second class  Lincoln Journal Star

Seven athletes, two coaches and three teams were inducted 8into the Hastings Hall of Fame. This is the second class inducted.



CCC helping to 'grow our own' | News  Hastings Tribune

Central Community College is turning to the community to help raise the last $500000 needed for a major expansion project on the Hastings campus.



HHS senior takes friend since childhood to his first prom  Hastings Tribune

Markki Frazier wanted Michael Kaiser to experience his first prom before they both graduated from Hastings High this spring, so she took him to the big event on ...



Mark Richardson | Obituaries  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Mark A. Richardson, 58, of Kearney died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at CHI Health Good Samaritan.



Rosenberg running for Hastings City Council | News  Hastings Tribune

With his experience running a business and the Hastings Planning Commission, Chuck Rosenberg believes he is the best candidate to represent central ...



Steven LD Grade | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Steven L. D. Grade, 61, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at his home in Hastings, Nebraska. Graveside *service* is 2:00 pm, Thursday, ...



Death, Adaire Toms  York News-Times

Adaire Anne Toms, age 83, of York, passed away surrounded by her family Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 in Lincoln.



Quiz bowl showcases academic talent | News  Hastings Tribune

High school students showcased their intellectual skills Wednesday during Educational *Service* Unit No. 9's Senior High Quiz Bowl Wednesday at North Shore ...



HPD takes the field with special needs players  Hastings Tribune

Officers with the Hastings Police Department took the field at Crosier Park Wednesday evening to play ball with special needs players in the Bambino League.



Art club seeks to connect area artists | News  Hastings Tribune

There was a time in the not too distant past when retired Union Pacific Railroad footboard yardmaster Richard Longwith of Hastings did not consider himself an ...



Parents' tragic tale hits home | News  Hastings Tribune

If suicide is anything you have ever considered, I have one word to say to you: Don't.”



Shirley A. Barton | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Shirley A. Barton, 77, Blue Hill, Nebraska died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Bryan East Hospital, Lincoln, Nebraska. Shirley was born on September 27, 1941 ...



Plenty of glee in show choir's first season  Hastings Tribune

Growing up watching shows like “Glee” and movies like “High School Musical” made this year's Hastings High students the perfect ones to start the school's first ...



Hastings teen discovers, cultivates a love for vintage motorcycles  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — It's not the new and shiny revved-up motorcycles that light up Jake Tessman's passion — it's the rare, old and vintage motorcycles.



Former teacher takes plea deal | News  Hastings Tribune

A former Hastings High School teacher accused of having sex with a 15-year-old female student accepted a plea deal Thursday in Adams County Court.



Harvest of Harmony marches on  Grand Island Independent

Early-morning practices are nothing new for high school band members. They are often up before sunrise to learn songs and master footwork for the competition ...



New Info on Former Hastings Teacher Arrested Over Alleged Relationship with Student  NTV

A Hastings high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student.



For Nick Herringer, 'every single day a gift'  Hastings Tribune

As you read this story, 18-year-old Nick Herringer may be lying on a table with his head completely immobilized as he goes through radiation treatment for brain ...



Hastings High School rock painted with anti-gay phrases  Fox17

HASTINGS, Mich. – Some community members in Hastings are upset after high school students allegedly painted anti-gay phrases on a prominent rock ...



Steve Gleason, 78 | Obituaries  Grand Island Independent

Steve Gleason, 78, of Grand Island went to his heavenly home Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Edgewood in Grand Island.



Inez Kleier, 92  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Inez M. Kleier, 92, of Hastings passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, at Tiffany Square Rehabilitation and Care Center in Grand Island.



Hastings swimming team ready for state | Sports  Hastings Tribune

In just its second year as a co-op program, the Hastings swimming team is seeing positive results. On Thursday, the state swimming and diving competition will ...



Anthony Epp, 27  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Anthony Fredrick Epp, 27, of Hastings was taken to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, as a result of a motor vehicle/pedestrian accident.



Westside's new principal comes to district from Hastings High  Omaha World-Herald

Last week the Westside Community Schools board unanimously approved Jay Opperman as the successor to retiring Westside Principal Maryanne Ricketts.



Vikings roll past Hastings, 48-24 | Football  Grand Island Independent

Grand Island Northwest and Hastings met up Friday night with more than the usual bragging rights on the line, as both teams figured to move into the playoffs via ...



Oh deer: Hastings-on-Hudson program uses contraception to reduce fawn rate  The Journal News | LoHud.com

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON - Four years into the village deer contraception program, there are signs that the area's does and bucks have lost that loving feeling.



Ambush of Tigers can make their mark at state  NTV

Hastings High has a huge boost of confidence heading into this year's state tournament after capturing their first district title in three decades.It doesn't stop there; ...



Coach Maldonado takes over Blair boys soccer program  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Emanuel Maldonado experienced a lot of success as a soccer player at Hastings High School.



Pamela S. McDowell | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Pamela Sue McDowell, 64, of Golden, Colorado, died on Friday, May 25, 2018, at Saint Anthony Hospital in Golden, Colorado. Burial will be at a later date.



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