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New Events To Holiday Lineup

The Minden Chamber of Commerce has prepared another lineup of holiday events for the annual Christmas Traditions celebration beginning November 24. In addition to events like the children’s carnival, lighted parade, and Light of the World pagaent that are held every year, there will be a number of...

Christmas Traditions Schedule

Friday, November 24 10am - 4pm — Cookie Walk at the Senior Center sponsored by St. Paul Lutheran Church Sunday School 10am - 2pm — Soup and coffee at the Senior Center sponsored by St. Paul Lutheran Church Sunday School 11:30am - 1pm — Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Minden Opera House...

Dolan Named Secondary Art Educator Of The Year

Minden High School Art Teacher Chris Dolan was named 2017 Secondary Art Educator of the Year during the Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) Fall Conference in Lincoln September 29. The NATA promotes the advancement of art education in the state to enrich lives and advance global understanding. ...

District Audit Approved By School Board

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met for their regular monthly meeting on November 13. Only three new business items were on the agenda. Copies of the completed District Audit were provided for the board’s review. The summary reinforced that the district is financially stable. No chang...

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Gary Thompson Agency Inc. Acquires New Agency In Franklin

Gary Thompson Agency, Inc., a full-service independent insurance agency, announced Nov. 1 that it has acquired Franklin Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency in Franklin. With the completion...

Drug Court Honors Graduates In Minden

The Central Nebraska Drug Court held a ceremony and celebration on November 14 at the Windmill Center in Minden. Nebraska State Senator John Kuehn delivered the graduation ceremony keynote address. For...

Minden Wastewater Treatment Plant Earns Two Awards

The City of Minden received two awards for their wastewater facility operations on November 8 at the Nebraska Water Environment Association (NWEA) Fall Conference in Kearney. Utilities Superintendent Ryan...

Supervisors Open Road Project Bids

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors opened bids for several Roads projects during the November 7 meeting. Projects out for bid were asphalt resurfacing projects on three roads and micro surfacing on...

Council Focuses On Water Proposals

The November 6 regular meeting of the Minden City Council focused on changes and improvements in the Water Department. Utilities Superintendent Ryan Hurst attended and explained the proposals. A water...

Minden’s Anderson Named Health Education Professional of The Year

Winther Foundation Taking Grant Applications Again

Name Change From LTC To Countryside Living

Food For Fines And Fall Book Sale Coming To Jensen Memorial Library

Minden High School Presents “The $39 Man” A Comedy

Local Quilting Club Makes Quilts For County WWII Vets

Yant To Be Presented Purple Heart Medal At Veterans Day Program

Axtell Establishes TeamMates Mentoring Program Chapter

Local WWII Veteran Relocating

Axtell Public Library Reaches Silver Level


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Minden Senior Emma Ryan Signs With Doane Tigers

Minden High School senior Emma Ryan signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday morning to play collegiate volleyball with Doane University. Ryan helped guide the Minden Whippets to the 2017 State...

Wahoo Tops Minden In First Round Of C-1 State Volleyball

The Minden Whippets volleyball team ended its magical run in the first round of the Class C-1 State Volleyball Tournament. The eighth-seeded Whippets took on the top-seeded and eventual C-1 state champion...

Falcons Fall In D2-8 To End Year

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons volleyball team had its 2017 season come to an end in the Class D2-8 subdistrict semifinals held in Bertrand on Oct. 30. The fourth-seeded Lady Falcons started with a win over...

Lady Cats Fall To Elwood In D2-8 Subdistrict Final

The Axtell Lady Cats volleyball team had its state dreams dashed on October 31 in the final of the Class D2-8 subdistrict held in Bertrand at Bertrand High School. The top-seeded Lady Cats faced the second-seeded...

Minden Defeats Stars

The Minden Whippets volleyball continued their winning ways on October 30 in en route to claiming the Class C1-10 subdistrict championship held at Kearney High School. The Whippets also got a big monkey...

Minden Goes To Lincoln

Lady Cats Split Matches With Bobcats, Blue Devils

Minden Riding Eight Game Win Streak Into Postseason

Falcons Drop Pair At Franklin Tourney

W-H Volleyball Competes At So. Valley Invite

Axtell Falls To Giltner In Home Finale, 56-30

Wheelock Repeats As C Boys Champion

Whippets Win SWC Championship

Falcons Fall To Dragons, 60-34

Lady Cats Win Silver Lake Invite