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Kearney County Sends Aid To Kansas Fire Victims

Editor’s note: A good samaritan of Kearney County organized relief efforts for fire survivors in Ashland, Kansas, but prefers to remain unnamed. He only shared his story so others would be aware of the devastation wrought in southwest Kansas, how much every bit of help is appreciated, and to recog...

Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Awards

For over a half century, AKSARBEN Foundation has teamed up with the Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers to present the Pioneer Farm Award, recognizing Nebraska farm families who have consecutively held ownership of land in the same family for 100 years or more. More re...

Walk Out At Lunch 2017 Will Be Wed. April 26

Krull Agency along with “mega force” Blue Cross and Blue Shield is encouraging all businesses, their employees and schools to join us for a 30 minute walk (on your own) Wednesday, April 26th from 11:00-1:30 on the courthouse lawn. Light snack and water provided for each walker. New this year for...

NET To Host Events In Minden

NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NRP stations, will be hosting events in Minden on Saturday, April 29 during their ‘On the Road with NET Spring 2017’ tour. At 1:00 p.m., NET will host ‘Town Talk’, a leadership discussion about the town, in the schoolhouse at Pioneer Village. The informal gathering ...

School Board Discusses Calendar, Policies And Exchange Students

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education had a lot to cover during the April 10 meeting. Many of the agenda items focused on policies and actions to prepare for the new school year. The 2017-18 school calendar was approved by the board. The calendar committee including Kim Steen, Jill Woodward, ...

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KCHS Bad Prom 5k/1 Mile Run Set For May 6

Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) is sponsoring the Bad Prom 5k and 1 mile run/walk on Saturday, May 6. Prom so bad, you’ll want to run! The run/walk will begin at the Kearney County hospital in...

Supervisors Move Forward With Landscaping Project

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors met April 4 with supervisor Larry Landstrom absent. The meeting began with updates from the Building & Grounds Committee. Supervisor Wayne Anderson encouraged the...

City Discusses Vacating Alley By Mason’s Supermarket

Mayor Ted Griess announced the official completion of the Phase I Water Project during the April 3 Minden City Council meeting. The improvements not only enhanced the quality of the water in Minden, but...

Dentists, Hygienist Join Minden Dental Clinic

Alicia Lyon, D.D.S., of Kearney has recently partnered with Minden Dental Clinic. Her in-depth training brings new procedures to the clinic, including full-size dental implants. Lyon graduated with high...

CASA Plants Pinwheels, Seeks Volunteers

Kearney County residents joined Kearney/Buffalo County CASA in planting a pinwheel garden March 31 to kick-off Child Abuse Prevention Month. The whimsical children’s toys were planted for the second...

Messiah Tradition Continues

NET To Host Events In Minden April 29

Leadercast Set For May 5

MHS Students Get Certified In MOS

Adventure Rx Fitness Is More Than Just A Gym

Chronic Care Management Services Offered To Medicare Patients At KCHS

Axtell Public Library Has Two New Library Directors To Fill Vacant Position

Supervisors Approve Postage Machine Lease

AgrAbility Helps Injured Farmers Get Back In The Field

Flowering Plants Help Producers Attract Pollinators Into Fields For Bigger Harvests

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Minden Boys Golfers Place 9th At Lex Invite

The Minden Whippet boys golf team traveled to Lexington and Lakeside Country Club for the 2017 Lexington Invitational golf tournament on April 11. The day started out cool and breezy but warmed up gradually...

Cats Second, Lady Cats Are Third At Ravenna Invitational

The Axtell track and field teams were among the eight schools that participated in the Ravenna Track Meet on April 13 in great conditions. The boys finished second with 127 points, behind champion Centura...

Minden Boys Win Marsh Beck Invite

The Minden Whippets boys track and field team won its third invitational of the 2017 season on Thursday at Kuper Field in Minden. The Whippets claimed the 2017 Marsh Beck team title scoring 163 points...

Luff Leads Minden Reserves At Minden JV Invitational

The Minden Country Club and the Minden boys golf team hosted the 2017 Minden JV Invitational golf meet on April 10. At the start of the tournament, the air temperature was 47 degrees with a north win at...

Falcons Boys And Girls Not At Full Strength But Competed At Bertrand Inv.

The Wilcox-Hildreth track and field teams were part of a 12-team field at the Bertrand Invitational on April 13. The top three boys' teams were Mullen (127), Bertrand (94) and Loomis (82). The Falcons...

Minden Boys Win Again, Champs Of Dale Feeken Memorial Invite

Kuehn Wins At Holdrege

Wildcat Boys Win, Girls Second At Axtell Invitational

Miller Leads Way At Kearney Invite

Whippets Second At Amherst

Whippets Host 9-10 Invitational

Axtell Boys Win Kenesaw Invite

Cats Are Second, Third At Invite

Minden Hosts Triangular

Minden Boys Win St. Paul Invitational