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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 by Jerry Daniels
That well publicized comment by our countries Vice President has been in the news lately and it seemed to fit as a lead into this report. Two photographers from Hastings have made news that I think is a “ big deal.” One “Big Deal” involves the annual IPPY awards given nationally to independent book publishers for outstanding work. This year a IPPY was awarded to Jorn Olsen for his coffee table book “Across a Wild Horizon”.
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 by Amanda McKenzie
We are closing in on one of my favorite times of the year in Hastings….Adams Country Fairfest 2012! This year Fairfest kicks off on Wednesday, July 18 and goes through Sunday, July 22.
Friday, June 29th, 2012 by Josh Wooster
As I consider the possible summer offerings for entertainment, I can’t help but notice they all have something in common: Music. Think about it: Wedding season brings cover bands, festivals like Cottonwood or Flatwater include music, and the Nebraska State Fair is coming up at the end of summer. Usually, sports gather a large following but it is interesting to see how music can draw such a crowd!
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 by Amanda McKenzie
Even though summer has only just begun, one of the best parts of my summer is already over. For those of you who have read my blog before, you know that I coach a traveling girls basketball team throughout the year. The team is called Nebraska Heartland and our adopted mascot is the ninja. The girls are made up of 10 girls from the Hastings area and they will be freshman this coming school year.
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 by Cassie Ivy
In my recent brainstorming last month for a fun activity for six third-grade girls, I remembered the shop A Perfect Gift, which is known in downtown Hastings for providing colorful, fresh flower arrangements and plants, as well as unique pieces of art, jewelry and more.
Monday, June 18th, 2012 by Jerry Daniels
Sometimes you hear that a great presentation is a diamond in the rough. This show is more. It’s a perfectly cut, multifaceted sapphire, that sparkles.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 by Amy Sandeen
Do you know about hastingslivemusic.com? Hastings has a small-town feel, but we’re right up there with the big cities when it comes to opportunities to hear live music. No matter the time of year, you can find audiences enjoying classical strings to classic rock, all over town. And this website is where you find all the info.
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 by Josh Wooster
What is your favorite television program? Is it a comedy like “The Big Bang Theory” or “Modern Family?” Is it a crime-drama such as “CSI” or “Castle?” Or is it a reality show like “The Voice” or “Dancing with the Stars?” Whatever program you may enjoy, make it an experience: Invite some friends, watch with the whole family, or make a date of it. Turn your favorite shows into something more than just a program on a random night.