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Supervisors Speak With Probation

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors began the August 7 meeting with a District 10 Probation update. Probation representatives Joe Budnik and Sue Kissinger spoke to the board. Budnik began the presentation by informing the supervisors that Adams County has denied a computer purchase which will ha...

City Reconsiders LED Bid Specs

The Minden City Council had a short meeting August 6 in the council chambers. Topping the agenda was a second look at LED street light styles to consider changing bid specs. During the June 18, 2018 meeting, the council approved bid specs for LED street lights to be 4000 Kelvin and 54000 Lumen with ...

Cayley Carpenter Receives Highest Honor In Girls Scouts

Cayley Carpenter of Minden was among 21 Nebraska Girl Scouts to earn the Gold Award this year. The highest achievement in Girl Scouts, the  Gold Award is earned by making a lasting and impactful change in the girl’s community. For her project, Carpenter created a new display in the Homes and Shop...

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City Decides On A Credit Card Provider

The Minden City Council held a special meeting August 2 to choose an electronic payment processing vendor and fee structure. The City currently has approximately 1600 accounts for residential and commercial...

New Recycle Bins Around Minden

The City of Minden is encouraging residents and visitors to recycle with three new recycle bins. The receptacles were broken in at the Kearney County Fair and used again during the Christmas City Classic...

Fire Rips Through Minden Bus Barn

The fire that consumed the Minden Public Schools bus barn July 31 was deemed an accident by the State Fire Marshal. The fire started with a vehicle inside the barn, and fueled by containers of flammable...

CLJ Introduces After School Sports Practice

A new sports practice schedule will be introduced at C.L. Jones Middle School this year. The schedule will offer a wide range of benefits to students in both athletics and academics. “In the past the...

Trustees Look Toward The Future

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees were looking toward the future at the July 25 meeting. An opportunity to improve and expand surgery services was introduced with a proposal for an operating...

Tunes For TeamMates

Sexton Returns For Internship, Plans To Become A Partner In Minden Dental Clinic

Sherbert Participates In Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg

Supervisors Open Motor Grader Bids

Council Discusses Well 5 Repairs

Classic Car Show Set For July 28

Reed Kids Enjoy Diversity Of 4H Program

Handbook, Policy Updates On MPS School Board Agenda

Chloe Beck Returned From Exchange In Spain

Schwenka Ready For Year Two


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McCook Seniors Down KC Seniors In Second Round

After winning in the opening round of the area tournament, First Bank took on McCook on July 20. McCook came from behind and scored all of its runs in the final three innings in downing First Bank 13-2...

Kuehn Throws No Hitter Against Bow, First Bank Seniors End Year With Loss

Relegated to the losers’ bracket in the area tournament at Holdrege, the First Bank Seniors weren’t ready to call it a season just yet as they used a pitching gem and plenty of offense to down Broken...

First Bank Seniors Knocks Off Holdrege To Open B6

First Bank opened the area tournament with a 9-8 win over Holdrege at Holdrege on July 19 just two days after losing to Holdrege by that same score. First Bank moved to 7-15 and advanced to play McCook...

Holdrege Tops Seniors In Bottom Of Seventh

In a contest that saw the lead seesaw back and forth, Holdrege won the game on a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh as they defeated First Bank 9-8 on July 17 at Holdrege. First Bank slips to...

First Bank Seniors Down Bermis, 6-3, In Loomis

The First Bank Seniors won their second in a row and fourth overall (now 4-14) with a 6-3 triumph over Bermis at Loomis on July 16. First Bank’s offense took a little while to get in gear as Bermis...

McCook Stops Juniors, 17-9

Aurora Coop Gets By Melons

AC Tops Melons

Aurora Coop Jrs. Finish Second At B6 Area Tourney

Juniors Fall To McCook, 14-6

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