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Bruning, Avery Are Only Contested Race

On May 10, Kearney County voters will head to polling stations for the Primary Election. Only one local office election will appear on the primary ballot because it is the only contested seat. The race between Republican candidates Ross Bruning and Nathan Avery in the partisan race for Kearney Count...

County Wide Cleanup Is Set For May 6-7

The 2016 Kearney County Great American Clean Up is set for Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 sponsored by Kearney County and the City of Minden. The hours for Friday, May 6 are 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. or until the dumpsters are full. Hours on Saturday, May 7 are 8:00 a.m. until noon or until dumps...

Kearney County Bee Well Run Is Saturday

Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) is holding its third annual Bee Well in Kearney County 5K Run/Walk and 1 mile Run/Walk on Saturday, May 7. The run/walk will begin at the Kearney County hospital in Minden at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 7. The theme for the event is Let’s get the GROOVE ON! and...

Country Pickin’ x4 Set For Saturday

Four area business women have found a new way to encourage the community to shop local. On May 7 beginning at 10:00 a.m., Country Pickin’ x4 will ‘open’ for the public to enjoy an all day country shopping event featuring a variety of goods. The idea began with Susan Hoyt who recently moved int...

South Side Diner Opens In Minden

Minden gained a new restaurant April 1. Linda Kuhlman and Jodie Harper opened South Side Diner on the south side of town. The ladies of the old IGA deli began searching for a location to continue their food services when the grocery store closed. “We love the cooking and the people. Ever since IGA...

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Minden ‘s Alvaro Sanabria Finishes 25th In Annual Boston Marathon

Minden High School Alumni Alvaro Sanabria-Diaz finished in 25th place at the Boston Marathon. His position as a runner for the Costa Rica National Team helped qualify him to run against more than 30,000...

City Keeps Pit Bull Ordinance

Following a special meeting for the presentation of the Park and Rec Master Plan on April 18, the Minden City Council held their regular meeting with all members present. The decision to repeal Section...

Cornerstone Purchases Wilcox Branch Of Iowa-Nebraska Bank

Mark Buckley, President of Iowa-Nebraska Bank and Kelly Holthus, Chairman of Cornerstone Bank announced today an agreement has been reached for Cornerstone Bank to purchase the Wilcox branch of Iowa-Nebraska...

Construction Update For New High School

Through snow, rain, and heavy winds, construction of the new high school has remained on schedule. Sections of the building along 3rd Street include the Auditorium, Music Hall, Gymnasium, and locker rooms....

Miller & Associates Presents Six Phase Park & Rec Master Plan At Meeting

The Minden City Council held a special meeting April 18 to host a public presentation of the ten year Park and Recreation Master Plan. Brenda Jensen of Miller & Associates presented the plan to the council...

Supervisors Approve Vacation Of One Mile Of S Road

Students Attend Harlan County Water Jamboree

Tri-Basin NRD To Give Away Trees For Arbor Day

Ipads Save Minden EMTs Time On Calls

Boy Scout Troop Helping Clean Up And Fix Up Pioneer Village

“Once Upon A Mattress”

National Walk Out On Lunch Set For April 27

Leadercast Returns To Minden On May 6

Booster Club Banquet Is Sunday, April 24

Board Of Education Sets 2016-17 Calendar, Extra Curricular Duties And Approves Resignations


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District Track

The 2016 spring sports season is winding down and next week the Nebraska School Activities Association will have its district track meets for Minden, Axtell and Wilcox-Hildreth. The Minden Whippets will...

Wilcox-Hildreth Hosted JV Quad

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcon track and field team hosted the JV Quad on April 25 in Wilcox. The Lady Falcons placed third in the team standings with 44.5. Red Cloud won the meet with 73 followed by Alma...

Minden Plays At Holdrege

The Minden Whippet golf team traveled to Holdrege on Thursday to play in a rescheduled Holdrege Invitational held at the Holdrege Country Club. The Whippets were welcomed with wet and soggy conditions...

Kuehn Leads Dawgs At Gothenburg Invite

The Minden Whippet varsity golf team traveled to Gothenburg on Thursday to try and tame Wild Horse Golf Course in a 14-team invitational. The Whippets placed tenth overall with a team score of 384. North...

Falcons Compete At Jim Mather Invite

Wilcox-Hildreth was part of the 12-team contingent that competed at the Jim Mather Arapahoe Invitational on April 20. The boys' team race was won by North Platte SP with 159.5 with the next two spots being...

Wildcats Boys First, Lady Cats Third At Overton

Minden Boys Win Again At Centennial Invitational

Minden Reserves Host Invitational

Whippet Golfers Travel To McCook

Minden Track Teams Shine At Don Bader Invitational

Whippet Golfers Place 10th At Lexington

Whippets, Wildcats Play In Triangular

Falcons Compete At Bertrand Invite

Axtell Boys Win Ravenna Invite

Minden Boys Finish Second, Lady Whippets Are Third