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Minden Considers Sunday Liquor Sale

Tree trimming and Sunday liquor sales were top agenda items at the Minden City Council meeting on April 7th. The Minden City Council took action on how the city handles the expense and responsibility of trimming trees that are too close to power lines. They also moved forward with the drafting of a ...

Olsson Holds Public Water Study Meeting In Minden

Around thirty people attended the first of three public meetings planned during the City of Minden water study being conducted by Olsson Associates. The meeting was held at the Minden Opera House and was twofold in purpose - to inform community members about the study process and timeline and to sol...

Leadercast Event Planned For May 9

Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast at the Minden Opera House on Friday, May 9, 2014. The event is hosted by the “Be The Gift” organization and all proceeds above expenses will benefit the organization’s projects ...

Public Meeting On City Water April 10

The public is invited to participate in a public meeting for the Minden water system study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at the Minden Opera House, 322 East 5th Street. A formal presentation is planned at 6:15 p.m. The intent of the City of Minden’s water study is to evaluate all portion...

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At the Class C-1 Nebraska State Speech Contest on March 24, Minden High School speech member and senior student Carlie Bauer won 1st place in Humorous Prose and Entertainment Speaking. Last week, Bauer...

J. Rodney Wendell Inspires Generations With Messiah

On Sunday afternoon, music spilled out of the doors of Trinity Lutheran Church onto the sidewalk and street in Axtell. It wasn’t just any music. It was Handel’s Messiah and the voices of young and...

E-Cigarette Sale Banned For Youth In Nebraska

The Nebraska State Legislature passed a bill last week outlawing the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone younger than 18 years old. Minors caught using the product could face a misdemeanor charge. Prior to...

Andrew Jensen Family Makes $60,000 Gift To Library

The Jensen Memorial Library in Minden received two grants to help fund the completion of the renovation project that began in 2011. The  Minden Library Board announced that a $60,0000 gift from the Andrew...

Double Gold

Minden High School senior Carlie Bauer joins an elite group of Minden alumni in the “Double-Gold” club after the Nebraska State Speech Contest on March 27th. Bauer took first place in both of her state-qualifying...

Axtell Area Oratorio Continues Messiah Tradition April 13th

Hospital Board Approves New Ultrasound Purchase

Conserving Resources Helps Farmers Succeed

Green Named Outstanding Secondary Teacher By NRCSA

Minden Speech Earns District Champ

Board Accepts Veteran Service Resignation

Royal Is Going Big

Hill Hired As New Library Director

Minden School Board Fills Two Positions, Has Two More Openings

Tree Rebate Offered For Minden Residents


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Minden Boys Second, Girls Fourth At Feeken Invite

The Minden Whippet track and field team traveled to Hastings on Friday to compete in the Dale Feeken Invitational under very warm and windy conditions at Adams Central High School. The Minden boys would...

Minden Girls And Boys Second At Triangular

The Minden Whippet track and field teams got their 2014 season underway on April 1 competing in the Southern Valley triangular along with the Eagles and Hastings St. Cecilia Bluehawks. The Minden boys...

Cats Compete At Kenesaw Invitational

The Axtell boys and girls track teams both finished fourth in the 10-team Kenesaw Invitational track meet on April 1. The boys scored 56 points and trailed Doniphan-Trumbull (124), Kenesaw (85) and Blue...

Whippet Girls Win Sutherland Invite, Minden Boys Second

The Minden Whippets' boys and girls track and field teams ended up competing at the 12-team Sutherland Booster Club Invitational on Saturday, April 5 after a scheduled meet the day before at St. Paul was...

Wilcox-Hildreth And Axtell Compete At Falcon Invite

The 2014 Falcon Invite at the Wilcox-Hildreth track took place on March 29 with 13 boys and girls teams in the competition. Twin Loup won the boys' team title with 82 points, followed by Giltner with 64...

Minden Defeats GICC, Next Up Lincoln Lutheran At State

Dawgs Come Close, Fall To Stars, 49-46

Falcons, Cats Both Fall In D1-9 Subs

Rutt Is C160 State Champion

No. 1 Whippets Top No. 2 Stars In C1-10 Subdistrict Final

Lady Falcons Fall To Buffaloes

Lady Cats Edged By Overton

Five Area Wrestlers Qualify For State

Minden Qualifies Two From District C-4

Cats, Falcons Sending Three From D-3