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Mother sentenced for negligence in son’s death
A 30-year-old Hastings woman was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to five years in prison for negligence in connection with the death of her 4-year-old son in April.
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Special day in Hastings for Olympic gold medalist
Curt Tomasevicz already has two Olympic medals in bobsledding, including one that is gold.
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Hastings community first to see special art exhibit
Hastings College students and faculty, plus the Hastings community at large have the opportunity to see artwork never before exhibited in public and also to learn about artist residencies.
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Veterans Recognition Parade downtown Saturday
By now, Phil Odom has a pretty good idea of what to expect as far as entries go for Saturday’s parade in downtown Hastings.
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St. Paul downs STC in five sets
Class C-2 No. 3 St. Cecilia, without the services of injured defensive specialist Shandra Farmer, suffered a painfully slow start in Tuesday’s home match with St. Paul.
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Fillies sweep Cougars
SUTTON — It has been a special season for first-year head coach Adam Kuntz and his Sutton volleyball team.
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Using stats to pick football's champions
After nine weeks of grueling competition, we finally have our prep football playoff field set.
Tribland has a total of 12 playoff teams — three in Class C-2, two in D-1, five in D-2, and two playing in the six-man tournament.
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Norma M. Reynolds Lokke Nollman
Hastings resident Norma M. Reynolds Lokke Nollmann passed away at her home on Sunday, October 26, 2014. A private family burial will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Elouise M. (Hoff) Soukup
Elouise Mariliss (Hoff) Soukup, 88, of Hastings, NE, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014. The service to celebrate Elly’s life will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral in Hastings with the Very Rev. Catherine Scott officiating. Family cordially invites you for a luncheon after the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to The Nebraska State Historical Society, 1500 R St., Lincoln, Nebraska 68508; Kappa Delta Foundation (www.kdfoundation@kappadelta.org), 3205 Players Lane, Memphis, TN 38125; or St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 422 N. Burlington, Hastings, NE 68901. Book signing is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Vonna 'Jeane' Klatt
Hastings resident Vonna “Jeane” Klatt, 93, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, Nebraska. Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 1-9 p.m. Wednesday with family present from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Mary Lanning Healthcare. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Ricardo G. Aflague
Hastings resident Ricardo G. Aflague, 88, passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at the Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard. Services are pending with the Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings.
Rosalie M. Peter
Sutton resident Rosalie M. Peter, 98, died Sunday, October 26, 2014, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings, NE. Rosary is 6 p.m., Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sutton, NE. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church with Father William Holoubek officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Sutton, NE. Visitation is 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE. Memorials may be directed to the family to be designated at a later date. Condolences may be left at www.suttonmemorial.com
Verne Dedrickson
Former Clay Center resident Verne Dedrickson, 88, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014, at the Harvard Rest Haven in Harvard, NE. Memorial services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Clay Center Christian Church in Clay Center, NE, with Rev. Kevin Whitmore officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Clay Center Cemetery. There will be no visitation; cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions may be directed to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be left at www.mclaughlinchapel.com
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