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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 out iron and manganese deposits that have built up on the inside of Minden’s water distributio...

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 Mosley is the play director and said she chose the play by authors Steve Clark and David Lovesy...

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. Acreage harvested for grain is estimated at 8.75 million acres, down 8% from a year ago. Average...

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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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) is marking the event with activities that encourage regular breast cancer screenings. KCHS Director of Radiology Services...

Crushing It For Cancer

On Monday, October 20th, the Minden High School Volleyball Team will be hosting a “Crush It for Cancer” night during their matches against Ord. The junior varsity match will begin at 6:00 p.m. with...

Minden Public Schools Shares Information To Inform Voters

Last week, Minden Public School patrons attended the first of three public facility meetings at the Minden High School to be held before the November General Election. On the ballot will be a question...

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

Minden Nursing Home Hit With Probation

Fall Festival Fun Planned In Wilcox This Weekend

Bethany Home Plans Facility Expansion


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Whippets Headed To State, Wins District Title By 42 Strokes

Coming off a Southwest Conference championship the previous Thursday, Minden traveled to Wild Horse Golf Course in Gothenburg on Oct. 7 for the C-4 district meet. The conditions were near perfect with...

Dawgs Defeated In C-6 Disricts

The Minden Whippets softball team had its 2014 season come to an end in the Class C-6 district tournament held on Thursday in Gothenburg. The Lady Whippets dropped its first game to Cozad and then lost...

Whippet Boys Finish Second At Southwest Conference Meet

The 2014 Southwest Conference cross country meet was contested at Ogallala’s West Wind Country Club on October 10 in near-ideal conditions. The Whippet boys were the conference team runners-up to champion...

Falcons Split Two At Franklin Triangular

The Wilcox-Hildreth Lady Falcons volleyball team traveled to Franklin on Oct. 7 to compete in a triangular with the Flyers and Bertrand Vikings. The Falcons split their matches dropping a contest to Bertrand...

Whippets Go 1-1 At Ogallala Triangular

The Minden Whippet volleyball team traveled to Ogallala on Thursday to compete in the Ogallala triangular with fellow Southwest Conference members schools, Ogallala and Broken Bow. Minden split its contests,...

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

Harriers Run At Invite

Whippet Golfers Tame Meadowlark

Tigers Down Minden

Minden Wins Triangular

Damit-og Leads Falcons To 4-0