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Annual Event Will Help Fund New Diagnostics For KCHS

On Sunday, November 2nd, the Kearney County Medical Foundation will present their Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy benefit auction event. The theme for this year’s event is “Scanning for Answers” and proceeds will go toward a new ultrasound bladder scanner for Kearney County Health Services (KCHS). The ...

Stutz Enjoys New Position

At this year’s Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy benefit auction, guests will see a new face helping make sure the evening goes smoothly. Barbara Stutz is the Volunteer Service Coordinator for Kearney County Health Services (KCHS). She started in the position last March and is looking forward to her first ru...

Morgan Kristensen Crowned Ak-Sar-Ben Queen

The Kristensen family of Minden was honored for their civic leadership and community service as Morgan Claire Kristensen was crowned the 118th Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben, on October 18, 2014, during the annual Ak-Sar-Ben Coronation and Scholarship Ball honoring more than 200 Nebraska and western Iowa famil...

Gospel Coalition Bringing National Speaker To Conference On Parenting

The Nebraska Gospel Network is planning their fourth annual conference to be held next month. On November 8th, the group will present “Getting to the Heart of Parenting” with pastor, author and international conference speaker Paul David Tripp at the Evangelical Free Church in Grand Island on No...

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City Says Water Must Be Fixed; Sales Tax Best Way To Fund It

Minden City employees were opening water hydrants around town last week. The process, called flushing, involves forcing a large amount of water at high pressure through the mains to help loosen and clear...

Monsters Hit The Stage In MCP Production

Looking for a monstrously fun time this fall? The Minden Community Players will be presenting Dial M For Monster, A Murder Mystery Dinner on Saturday October 25th on the Minden Opera House stage. Michelle...

Corn Harvest May Be Record High

Based on October 1 conditions, Nebraska’s 2014 corn crop is forecast at 1.58 billion bushels, down 2% from last year’s record high, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service....

MHS And State Farm Partner To Promote Safe Driving

More teens die as the result of car crashes than from any other cause. The good news is that we can all do something to change that statistic and keep teens alive when they drive.   The Celebrate My Drive...

Bands Set To Compete On October 18

Brown Avenue will soon be filled with the sounds of marching bands. The 24th annual Minden Bandfest, sponsored by the Minden Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, October 18. The parade will begin...

Pink Power —KCHS Promotes Early Screening

Crushing It For Cancer

Minden Public Schools Shares Information To Inform Voters

Boosters Provide Funds For School Sports And More


Big John Auction Set For October 4

City Water Fix Has $6 M Pricetag

Local Group Informing Voters About Need For New School

Cozy Corner Cafe Opens In Minden

Long Term Care Residents Benefit From Laughter And Movement


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Minden Wins Class C Golf Title

The Nebraska State Golf Tournament has a history of adverse weather and the 2014 state golf tournament followed in suit. The temperatures on Monday were in the 50s with winds blowing 30 plus mph and gusting...

Sorensen, Minden Boys Qualify For 2014 State Meet

Minden was among 11 schools that competed in the C-3 cross country district meet on October 16 at the Elks Golf Course east of Hastings. All seven of the Whippets that ran extended their season one more...

Falcons Defeat W-P 57-14

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons football team wrapped up its 2014 home schedule on Friday hosting the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos at Glenn Field in Hildreth. The Falcons improve their record to 6-1 with the 57-14...

Whippets Get Wins Over Alma, S. Valley

The Minden Whippet volleyball team continues to battle through the season that has been desamated by injuries. The injury list for Minden includes Matty Hoskins, Amanda Wubbenhorst, Jenna Denney and Ali...

Wheelock Wins Jr. High State Race

Nine Minden middle school students participated in the Nebraska Junior High State Cross Country Championships at Papillion on October11. See the October 22nd Courier for full article.

Whippets Headed To State, Wins District Title By 42 Strokes

Dawgs Defeated In C-6 Disricts

Whippet Boys Finish Second At Southwest Conference Meet

Falcons Split Two At Franklin Triangular

Whippets Go 1-1 At Ogallala Triangular

Lady Cats Win Two At Pleasanton Tri

Cats Fall To Bertrand

Whippets Get Win Over Dusters In Three

Whippets Lose Close Contest To Eagles

Falcons Split Two At Home Triangular