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Independence Day Celebrations Set

The Minden Chamber of Commerce and City of Minden have teamed up again to bring color to Minden. Spectators won’t be looking at the courthouse for this event, but up in the sky because the annual firework display is back in Minden. On July 4 around 10:00 p.m., the display will begin at the Kearney...

Council Focused On Water, Sewers

The Minden City Council met on the first day of summer for their regular meeting. Water and sewer topped the agenda items for the evening. Mayor Ted Griess kicked off the water talks by reading the declaration of a Stage 1 Water Watch that was issued at 11:00 a.m. that day. By announcing a Stage 1 W...

Supervisors Review Child Support Contract

Board member Larry Landstrom acted as chairman in Richard Schwenka’s absence at the June 21 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors. The contract with Rebecca Miller for child support was back on the agenda. During the May 17 meeting, the supervisors directed County Attorney Melodie Be...

Community Action Partnership Offers Assistance Purchasing School Supplies

Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska will be offering low income assistance to Kearney County residents by purchasing school supplies for qualifying children. To fill out an application please come to the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 206 North Colorado Avenue, Minden NE on Monday, July 11th. Ap...

Red Cross Urges Blood Donations To Maintain Summer Supply

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients now and throughout the summer. Blood donations often decline in the summer months, especially around summer holidays when donors are less availab...

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All American Celebration In Axtell June 26

Axtell Chamber of Commerce and the First Presbyterian Church of Axtell presents an All American Celebration June 26 at the Axtell football field. Activities begin at 6:00 p.m. with free swimming at the...

Street Dance Brings Community Together

The Minden Street Dance on June 25th will host the band “Groove Puppet” who plans to bring a good time to Minden. The dance will be located at 5th and Colorado Street where the gates will open at...

Minden Chamber Presents Thursday Night Entertainment

With the success of last summer’s First Thursday events, the Minden Chamber of Commerce has lined up six weeks of Thursday Night Entertainment for residents and visitors of Minden. The weekly event will...

School Board Approves Purchase Of Chromebooks For High School

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met June 13 for their regular monthly meeting with board member Ken Carpenter absent. The purchase of 115 Chromebooks for the high school was brought to the...

Supervisors Hear From Bethany Home, KCHS, NIRMA

Bethany Home MDS Coordinator Francine Whitmer spoke to the Kearney County Board of Supervisors at the June 7 meeting. Her presentation included the reasons for the newest Bethany Home expansion and remodel...

Three Vehicle Accident, One Fatality On Highway 6&34

Classic Car Club Is Back

City Accepts Street Sweeper Bid

Fundraiser Established For Brabec Battle With Cancer

Tax Year 2016 Homestead Exemption Forms Due June 30

Elementary School Can Drive Benefits School And Community

Jenkins Takes FCCLA By Storm Becoming A State Officer And Qualifying For Nationals

Bethany Luthern Midsummer Picnic Set For June 17

Hildreth Library Offers New Adult Classes

FACES Rally Final Year


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First Bank Drops Game, 6-5

Kearney County First Bank held a couple of leads against Shelton/ Gibbon but could not hold on in falling 6-5 in eight innings on June 23. First Bank’s record dips to 5-8. FB jumped out to a 1-0 lead...

Juniors Fall On Road To S-G

The Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team traveled to Shelton-Gibbon on June 23 to conclude a home and home series. Shelton-Gibbon was able to use a big third inning and hold on for a 9-1 victory...

Bermis Defeats KC Seniors

The Kearney County Senior Legion baseball team hosted Bermis on June 21 at Ollie Bjorklund Field north of Minden. The Seniors lost both contests of the doubleheader by scores of 10-8 and 15-9. Kearney...

Aurora Coop Juniors Fall To St. Paul, 13-5

The Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team was back at home on June 22 hosting the St. Paul Juniors at Ollie Bjorklund Field. Aurora Coop would come out on the short end on a 13-5 decision. Aurora...

St. Paul Tops Seniors

A big first inning by the offense and a masterful pitching performance by Matt Exstrom was more than enough for the Kearney County First Bank Seniors to subdue St. Paul 10-0 on June 22 at Minden’s Ollie...

First Bank Seniors Go 2-1 At Holdrege

Juniors Fall To Aurora In Close Contest In Minden, 3-2 In Seven

Kearney County Seniors Split With Overton

First Bank Seniors Lose To Aurora 10-7 At Home

Kearney County Falls To Loomis, 9-8

Kearney County Seniors Split Games With Overton

Juniors Fall At St. Paul, 12-2

First Bank Seniors Fall To St. Paul, 6-1

Minden Swims At Franklin

Kearney County Seniors Fall To Ord In Slugfest, 20-9