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Classic Car Show Set For July 28

The Minden Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 Christmas City Classic Car Show & Craft Fair July 28 on the square. The public is invited to attend the free event for a good time with cars, crafts, food, and music. Registration forms for the car and craft show can be picked up at the Chamber of Co...

Reed Kids Enjoy Diversity Of 4H Program

The Reed kids’ experience with 4H is a classic example of the opportunities to explore, learn, and grow the club offers to its members. Amana, 15, Anlynn, 13, Harrison, 11, Isaac, 8, and Lucy, 6 joined the 4H program as Clover Kids at the age of 5 and continue to find new aspects of the club to ke...

Handbook, Policy Updates On MPS School Board Agenda

James Widdifield was welcomed to his first meeting as MPS superintendent during the July 9 Minden Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting. With only five days in the position and two weeks in town, Widdifield expressed his gratitude to the staff and community for making his family feel as ...

Chloe Beck Returned From Exchange In Spain

Minden has been host to a number of foreign exchange students over the years. During the 2017-18 school year however, one of Minden’s own students took advantage of the Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) program to spend a year abroad. Chloe Beck recently returned from her time in Spain with a whole new ...

Schwenka Ready For Year Two

In his first year competing in the Junior Division of the Kearney County Fair Livestock Show, Caleb Schwenka was recognized for his skills. This summer he is anxious to find out how far his hard work will get him his second year in the ring. Caleb is an independent member of 4H with a heavy focus on...

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Kearney County Scrap Tire Cleanup Is Set For July 20

The 2018 Kearney County Scrap Tire Cleanup is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21 sponsored by Kearney County and the City of Minden. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of this free...

County Supervisors Approve Culvert Contract Renewal

The Kearney County Board of Equalization met July 3. The short meeting included approval of the June 5 minutes and one tax list correction presented by Jennifer Pittner. The board will begin protest hearings...

Minden City Council Amends City Code

With a full council at the July 2 Minden City Council meeting, Mayor Ted Griess announced a budget workshop would be held August 2 at 5:30 p.m. to create a proposal for the 2019 fiscal year budget. Griess...

Kearney County Fair Schedule Of Events

The Kearney County Fair is scheduled for July 21-26. The schedule of events includes something for everyone to enjoy. Get ready for the fair with this preview of the planned activities and keep reading...

Minden’s Hunter Heath Competes At The 2018 State High School Rodeo

Minden freshman Hunter Heath and his partner Cinch Heikel of Hazard competed in the 2018 Nebraska State High School Finals Rodeo at the Adams County Fairgrounds June 14-16 in the team roping competition....

Financial Report Gives Trustees A Reason To Smile

Cornelius Attends CASE Training Conference

Council Approves Vulcan Bar Screen For WWTP

Putnam Bound For FCCLA National Competition

Bethany Home Ribbon Cutting And Open House Is Set For Saturday, June 30

Supervisors Approve 2018/19 NIRMA Rates

Nebraska Schools Nutrition Service Employees Practice Culinary Skills

Minden Opera House To Host First Kids Night On Thursday, July 5

Board Of Education Prepares For Superintendent Switch

Supervisors Have A Full Agenda For June 5 Meeting

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McCook Stops Juniors, 17-9

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team suffered its first lost in the B6 Area Tournament on Sunday afternoon, losing to the top seeded McCook Juniors by a score of 17-9. Aurora...

Aurora Coop Gets By Melons

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team advanced in the winners bracket of the Class B6 Area Tournament on July 6 to play the Gothenburg Melons Juniors team on July 7 in McCook,...

AC Tops Melons

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Juniors defeated the Gothenburg Melons for a second time on July 9 in McCook in the B6 Area Tournament to advance to the championship game against the host, McCook...

Aurora Coop Jrs. Finish Second At B6 Area Tourney

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Legion Post #94 had its 2018 season come to an end on July 10 in the championship game of the B6 Area District Tournament. Aurora Coop faced the McCook Juniors on...

Juniors Fall To McCook, 14-6

The Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion team concluded its 2018 regular season at 9-9 on July 2 traveling to McCook to take on the McCook Juniors. McCook was able to rally with 11 runs in the fifth inning...

Edgecombe No Hits Cozad

Seniors Drop Pair To Cozad, McCook

Juniors Get Opening District Win Over Holdrege

Juniors Fall To Five Points

First Bank Seniors Fall To Jersey’s

First Bank Falls To Aurora

Juniors Defeat Aurora, 9-1

Juniors Fall In Doubleheader

St. Paul Gets Win Over AC

St. Paul Downs First Bank