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Hastings area socked by heavy rain, wind, hail  Hastings Tribune

Heavy rain, powerful winds and hail struck Hastings and the surrounding area early Friday morning in a storm system that kept residents up late with lightning ...

Car crash near Hastings High school  KSNB Local 4

Hastings police were blocking traffic on the Burlington overpass after a Tuesday afternoon accident near 16th and Burlington in Hastings.

Eldred "Ed" Worthington | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Omaha, Nebraska, resident Eldred "Ed" Worthington was born on October 7, 1945. He passed away on August 31, 2019, at the age of 73. He was preceded in ...

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 ...

Soccer festival to leave lasting legacy at Hastings HIgh School  KSNB Local 4

A soccer festival that has been played for 19 years ends this weekend, but not until a major donation is made to Hastings High School - new scoreboards.

Hastings High performs 'great American musical'  Hastings Tribune

The public should be well acquainted with the musical selected for the Hastings High School spring musical.

Hastings High dancers raise money with dunk tank  KSNB Local 4

The Hastings High Tigerettes ran a dunk tank fundraiser for the year ahead at the Adams County Fair on Thursday. Local4's Meteorologist Kit Cloninger takes us ...

New orchestra director learned long ago Hastings place to be  Hastings Tribune

Community support is one of the main draws that brought David Bernard-Stevens to Hastings as the new director of the Hastings Public Schools orchestra ...

HHS' Rob Kerr brings history home | News  Hastings Tribune

'Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. “ — William Butler Yeats. Sitting at his desk in Room 262 at Hastings Senior High School, Rob Kerr ...

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 ...

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

A former Hastings para-educator charged with sexting a teenager wants evidence gained from her cellphone thrown out of court.

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 ...

Laux follows father's footsteps as Hastings wrestling head coach  NTV

Nolan Laux is back in black. And Orange. The former Hastings High School wrestler returns to his alma mater, this time as the head coach of the program.

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 ...

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, ...

Beverly A. Lightner | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Beverly Ann Lightner, 85, of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away on Aug. 2, 2019 at her home. She was born to William L. and Dorothy (Fadness) Howland on Dec.

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 ...

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.

Midget football short on participants | News  Hastings Tribune

Hastings Midget Football needs more players before they can even snap the ball this season.

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.

Larry G. Spencer | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Larry G. Spencer, 68, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at his home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Butler ...

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.

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.

Hastings wrestling coach misused funds, will lose coaching job  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Josh McLay, assistant principal and head wrestling coach at Hastings High School, was found to have misused donated funds and will resign as coach at the ...

Video: Summer meal program nearing for Salvation Army  KSNB Local 4

The Hastings Salvation Army is getting closer to the start of the summer food program. July 8 will be the first day.

Simon F. Smith | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Simon F. Smith, 21, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, ...

Jazz Festival concert features original members of Blues Brothers Band  KSNB Local 4

The Hastings College Jazz Festival Concert will take place Monday night featuring some big name musicians including Tom 'Bones' Malone and 'Blue' Lou ...

Soccer festival grand finale to leave lasting legacy  KSNB Local 4

Hastings, Neb. - (KSNB) It has been a good run, but it has come to a good spot to stop. And when the 19th annual Jonathon Reiber Memorial Soccer Festival is ...

Leah L. McCrady | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Former Hastings, Nebraska resident, Leah L. McCrady, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorial ...

Lori L. Wilson | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Lori L. Wilson, 64, passed away May 12, 2019, at her home in Lincoln, Nebraska. Celebration of Life is 11 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019, at First Congregational ...

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 ...

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.

John H. Woodward | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, John Henry Woodward, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Perkins Pavilion, Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village ...

Graduation speeches short and sweet | News  Hastings Tribune

Valedictorians kept their remarks short and to the point Sunday during Hastings High School's graduation ceremony.

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 ...

Rick A. Reed | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Rick A. Reed, 64, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Mary Lanning Memorial Healthcare in Hastings. Services will be 10 ...

Grand Island man rescued from house fire KSNB - Video  KSNB Local 4

The man was alerted to the fire because he smelled smoke. GIFD was able to get him out before he was injured.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Troy A. Kyle | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska, resident Troy Allen Kyle, 51, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home after a courageous battle with Alpha 1, COPD, and infection ...

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 ...

Duke legend Christian Laettner holds basketball camp in Hastings  NTV

Hastings, NEB. — You might remember him from his Duke days. “I tell the kids to go home and Youtube it. My guess is only about half of these kids really ...

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 ...

Youth notes for Sunday, June 9: Area students participate in Hastings College art program  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Hastings College hosted its second Open Space for the Visual Arts with 35 of the most talented art students from Nebraska and western Iowa ...

Hastings native retires from military after nearly four decades  Hastings Tribune

Dreaming of action and adventure, Frederic Drummond Jr. was ready to jump out of airplanes in *service* to his country when he enlisted in the military out of high ...

Video: June goes out with plenty to do this weekend  KSNB Local 4

It's the last weekend of June, and the last one before the 4th of July holiday. We have ideas of things to do, we're Working for the Weekend.

Kenneth L. Bohlen | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings resident Kenneth L. “Ken” Bohlen, 84, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Rikki Bruckman | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Rikki J. Bruckman, of Caledonia, New York, passed away at her home April 12, 2019 at age 67 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Red Cross offering flood relief, free smoke alarms  KSNB Local 4

Thursday is an important deadline day for people who would like flood relief assistance from the American Red Cross.

John Spencer, 91  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — John Charles Spencer, 91, of Hastings, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, with family by his side at Perkins Pavillion, Good Samaritan Society, ...

Travis goes on an Alaskan adventure KSNB - Video  KSNB Local 4

Local4's Travis Klanecky went on a Holiday Vacation to Alaska with a group of people from Nebraska as well as other states in the Midwest. He shared some ...

Hastings' McCoy stands out on the diamond  Grand Island Independent

A five-tool softball player is someone who can hit for power, batting average, someone who runs well on the base paths, has a strong arm and can field the ball.

2019 Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic teams announced  Grand Island Independent

Grand Island, Neb.— The fourth annual Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic at the Nebraska State Fair is set with a full roster of teams from Nebraska high schools as ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

High schoolers help meet need for blood donations  KSNB Local 4

The American Red Cross is in need of blood donors, and high school students are helping them meet that need.

Roger L. Fox | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Roger L. Fox, 62, went to be with the Lord Jesus in Heaven on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his son's home in Omaha, Nebraska.

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 ...

Tammy R. Hohensee | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Sutton, Nebraska resident, Tammy Robin Hohensee, 49, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

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.

Beverly Ann Lightner | Obituaries |  Lincoln Journal Star

December 7, 1933 - August 2, 2019. Beverly Ann Lightner, 85, of Lincoln, passed away on August 2, 2019 at her home. She was born to William L. and Dorothy ...

Nebraskan at Pearl Harbor remembers the day KSNB - Video  KSNB Local 4

It was 77 years ago that long time Grand Island resident Bud Kennedy lived through the attack on Pearl Harbor. He recalls his 'worst day'.

Donna Reiners Binfield, 83  Grand Island Independent

HASTINGS — Donna Reiners Binfield, a longtime resident of Hastings, died peacefully at Heritage of College View Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the age of 83.

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 ...

Maggie Vaughan, HEDC superstar | News  Hastings Tribune

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

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

Charles Richard "Dick" Yost | Obituaries |  Lincoln Journal Star

Charles Richard "Dick" Yost. August 2, 1938 - June 3, 2019. Charles Richard "Dick" Yost was born on August 2, 1938 in Hastings, NE to Elmer and ...

Steve Gleason, 78  Grand Island Independent

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

Keith Rolls, 80  Grand Island Independent

Keith R. Rolls, 80, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at CHI-Health St. Francis. A funeral *service* will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Doniphan United Methodist ...

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.

Mark Richardson  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 ...

Hastings Hall inducts second class | The Varsity Blog |  Lincoln Journal Star

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

Hastings High teacher runs New York City Marathon  Hastings Tribune

Pete Theoharis' journey to one of the largest marathons in the world began with two words.

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; ...

Students gain awareness of local career opportunities | News  Hastings Tribune

The Hastings Police Department hoped to plant a seed with local teens Thursday who attended the third annual Career Day at Hastings High School's south ...

‘Katy’ Panker, 88  Grand Island Independent

Kathryn R. “Katy” Panker, 88, of Grand Island passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Riverside Lodge Care Center in Grand Island. At Katy's request, there will ...

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, ...

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.

Students, parents show up in support of Confederate flag in Hastings schools  Fox17

HASTINGS, Mich. -- Dozens of students showed up at a meeting of the Hastings Public Schools board and shared their feelings over flying their Confederate ...

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.

George M. DeBoer | Obituaries  Seward County Independent

George Myron DeBoer was born Nov. 6, 1928, in Elwood to George M. and Effie (Dyer) DeBoer and passed away July 25, 2019, at the age of 90 years, 8 months ...

Tom Osborne to be inducted into the national high school sports hall of fame  Omaha World-Herald

From winning national championships at Nebraska to NFL and political careers, it seemed like former Husker coach Tom Osborne had already accomplished it ...

Phyllis Barrett | Obituaries  Beatrice Daily Sun

Phyllis Barrett. Phyllis Barrett, 72 years of age of Beatrice passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Omaha after battling a debilitating illness that her body could ...

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 ...

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. ...

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