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Paying Their Respects

Gregg Hinrichsen of Minden was laid to rest on Wednesday and the 15-year Minden Volunteer Fire Department veteran was remembered by his fellow firefighters. The MVFD and six other fire districts took part lining West First Street into the cemetery as his fellow fire fighting brothers followed the fi...

Residents Warned About Rash Of Thefts In Kearney County

Kearney County, Minden, Wilcox, and surrounding counties have had a recent rash of burglaries and thefts. According to the Kearney County Attorney Melodie Bellamy, the Minden Police Department and the Kearney County Sheriff Office have had a combined six burglaries and 16 thefts in the last few week...

County Board Hires Surveyor, Previews New Road Projects

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 20th to discuss road matters, the county surveyor and the Kearney County Clean-up. Due to the fact that Kearney County didn’t elect a county surveyor, the county contracts with someone for the service. County Attorney Melodie Bellamy...

Winther Foundation Announces Grants

The Nels and Lucille Winther Foundation announced grant awards in January for 2015. The Foundation requested grant applications in September 2014 and has awarded three grants. The Minden Opera House was awarded a matching grant of $30,000 to help underwrite the artist fees for community programming....

Inspire Gala Doubles Minden Opera House Goal In Its First Year

The Minden Opera House held its first annual benefit gala on Friday, January 16th. Inspire 2015 was a huge success according to MOH Director Marcy Brandt. “We couldn’t be more pleased with how this first year event went. The committee did a spectacular job and the community really showed us a to...

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MPS Board Hears Project Update And Accepts Lieske’s Resignation

The Minden Public School Board of Education convened on January 12th and swore in a new board members. Joining the school board was newly elected member Kevin Raun. Rusty Rhynalds and Justin Glanzer were...

Volunteers Needed Cranes Are Coming

Spring may seem like a distant dream during the cold days of January, but the arrival of the sandhill cranes in central Nebraska is only weeks away. The annual migration of a half million sandhill cranes...

Axtell Library —Bites For Books

The Axtell Public Library is hosting “Bites for Books,” a fundraiser to support the library on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, during the Axtell High School girls and boys home basketball games. Participants...

Council Works On Grants And Funding For Business Growth

The full body of the Minden City Council braved the cold weather for the first meeting of January 2015 on Monday in the council chambers. The council had pretty full agenda and made it through all 13 agenda...

104th Nebraska Legislature Prepares For First Session

The 104th Nebraska Legislature convened on January 7 for the 90-day first session. Eighteen new members were sworn into office and senators were elected to serve as chairpersons of the Legislature’s...

Sinsel Sisters Launch The Studio

MOH To Celebrate 15 Years With Benefit Gala

Tyler Vlasin Joins Staff For Precision Profits Program

Fire Displaces Two Families

2014 Year In Review

Girls On The Run Is Coming To Minden

Matching Gift Campaign For Village Extended To 2015

County Board Votes To Close Road Sections

Silvrants Arraigned On 7 Felony Counts

City Of Minden Will Solicit Tree Trimming Bids


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Whippets Third At Thayer Central Invite

The Minden Whippet wrestling team had a successful trip to Hebron on Friday competing in the 11-team Thayer Central Invitational wrestling meet. The Whippets came home with a third place team finish scoring...

Dusters Edge Dawgs

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team suffered its second straight heartbreaking defeat. Minden traveled to Holdrege to take on the Dusters in their second meeting of the season with Holdrege edging...

Axtell Upends Undefeated Falcons

Axtell put a halt to Wilcox-Hildreth’s undefeated season in a 55-52 thriller at Wilcox on January 23. The win boosts Axtell’s record to 12-3 while W-H now sports a 14-1 mark. The Cats got on top early...

Lady Cats Defeat Lady Falcons, 44-31

The Axtell and Wilcox-Hildreth girls contested the 2015 edition of their hardwood rivalry in Wilcox on January 23 with the Lady Cats getting the better of the Lady Falcons 44-31. Axtell moves to 11-5 while...

Minden Tops Dusters

The Minden Lady Whippets basketball team continued to have an edge over and old rival on Friday when Minden traveled to Holdrege to take on the Lady Dusters in a key game coming down the home stretch of...

Falcons, Wildcats Wrestlers At SEM

Falcon Girls Top Knights, Wolves

Whippets Challenge Top Rated Hawks

Whippets Fall In Nail-Biter, 57-56

Minden Duals

Minden Boys Fall To Patriots

State Rated Falcon Boys Keep On Winning, Move To 12-0

Whippets Top Patriots

Area Wrestlers Return From Break At Franklin Invitational

Cats Win Holiday Tourney, Topping Bobcats