the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with place: Hastings
  • Central Nebraska cities stress their collaborative nature 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 2:49 pm

    GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Three communities in central Nebraska are coming together in an effort to serve and retain residents in the area.

  • UNL tries to help farmers plan for climate change 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 4:58 pm

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - Experts from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are trying to help farmers prepare for the possibility of prolonged dry weather and more severe storms without focusing on the climate change that might be causing them.

  • Research turns up artist who painted Hastings murals 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 10:47 am

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - When the series of murals painted for the Clarke Hotel more than 100 years ago were restored in 1988 by area artists prior to its reopening as the Kensington Assisted Living facility, the identity of the artist who painted them had been somewhat obscured. Until now.

  • 23-year-old man died in collision, Hastings police say 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 6:21 am

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - A 23-year-old man has been killed in a collision on a residential street in Hastings.

  • Nebraskan takes plea deal in knifing of friend during fight 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 9:00 am

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - A 27-year-old man is scheduled to be sentenced in November after taking a plea deal in the knifing of a friend.

  • AP Nebraska high school football rankings 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 7:31 am

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week's ranking, previous week's result and this week's opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • Hastings woman to stand trial in death of toddler 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 7:18 pm

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - A Hastings woman accused of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a toddler who later died will stand trial on a charge of committing intentional child abuse causing death.

  • Florida pair caught after chase take Nebraska plea deals 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 10:23 am

    HASTINGS, Nebraska - A Florida man and woman who authorities say led officers on a chase through three southern Nebraska counties have taken plea deals for reduced charges.

  • 2 companies chosen for Nebraska economic development program 
    Updated: Sep-08-15 3:10 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Two central Nebraska companies have been chosen to participate in Gov. Pete Ricketts' initiative to expand the state's skilled workforce, the governor said Tuesday.