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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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Young Educator award recipient likes to set high expectations  Hastings Tribune

High school students are capable of rising to the high expectations of their teachers when they are challenged.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 charged with stealing over $13K in district funds  KMSP-TV

A Hastings High School assistant principal and head wrestling coach has been charged with stealing more than $13000 of school funds over seven years, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Putting the band back together at Hastings College  Hastings Tribune

For members of The Blues Brothers Band participating in the Hastings College Jazz Festival Concert and serving subsequent stints as artists in residence for ...



HEDC focuses on growing Hastings' workforce | News  Hastings Tribune

Growing our own and keeping our talent here are two of the main goals of the Hastings Economic Development Corp. when it comes to addressing the issue of ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Relay for Life set for Friday | Local News  Hastings Tribune

New this year to Adams County Relay for Life is a pampering and local resource area in the Hastings High School north gymnasium.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Holstein boy accompanies his sister to prom | News  Hastings Tribune

ROSELAND — Brady Hartman took his time waving, posing for pictures and generally hamming it up as he walked across the stage during the Silver Lake ...



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 ...



Donna Reiners Binfield | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

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



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, ...



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, ...



Cancer relay celebrates, remembers | News  Hastings Tribune

As the group of cancer survivors walked into the gymnasium at Hastings Senior High School, friends and family cheered them on. Wearing purple, the survivors ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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. ...



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.



Mary Ann Steinkruger | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Mary Ann Steinkruger, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, Nebraska. Services ...



Charles R. "Dick" Yost | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Charles Richard "Dick" Yost was born on August 2, 1938 in Hastings, Nebraska to Elmer and Christine (Glantz) Yost and passed away on June 3, 2019 at the ...



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 ...



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, ...



Barbara J. Gartner | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Barbara Jean Gartner, 81, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Hastings. Services are 10 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



Timothy L. Obester | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Timothy L. Obester, 52, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Hastings. Rosary is 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Butler Volland ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Teen court program helping put youth on right track  Hastings Tribune

Restorative justice is becoming the norm in Adams County, thanks to the efforts of Adams County Teen Court and Diversion Services and Adams County ...



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.



Friends, neighbors pick corn for man who died in tractor-train crash  Hastings Tribune

HARVARD — It was a labor of love across two counties Monday as friends and neighbors came together to harvest about 650 acres of corn.



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.



Goodfellows toy drive concludes Monday | News  Hastings Tribune

Time is running out to donate new toys for children being served by the Hastings Tribune's Goodfellows program, which provides food and gifts to area families ...



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 ...



Vikings roll past Hastings, 48-24  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 ...



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.



Remembering the fallen | News  Hastings Tribune

Nebraskans and people throughout the United States carried the solemn tradition Monday of honoring the fallen of U.S. wars.



Cheerleaders' efforts lead to new special needs program  Hastings Tribune

Seven-year-old Izabella Wynn of Juniata, nicknamed Bella, got a surprise visit during her birthday party June 10 from a group of Hastings High School ...



Charles Richard "Dick" Yost | Obituaries | journalstar.com  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 ...



Maggie Vaughan, HEDC superstar | News  Hastings Tribune

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



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 ...



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.”



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Mark Richardson  Kearney Hub

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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.



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.



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, ...



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