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Miss Christmas City Nominations Due

For the 8th consecutive year, one young woman from the community will be crowned as Miss Christmas City. The crowning is part of the Christmas Traditions activities on November 25 and will take place at the start of the Christmas City Parade on the Minden Opera House balcony. The Minden Chamber of C...

Mayor Asks For Tolerance During City Council Oct. 17 Meeting

The October 17 Minden City Council meeting began with a few heartfelt messages from Mayor Ted Griess. On the subject of Bandfest, he extended an enormous thanks to Chris Klahn and the City Street crew for all the work they put in controlling and redirecting traffic to make the Bandfest parade a succ...

Informational Meeting On Vote To Dissolve Weed Board Scheduled For October 27

Kearney County residents will soon hit the polls for the 2016 General Election. Among votes for electing candidates to various offices, voters will be asked to decide if the Kearney County Noxious Weed Board should be dissolved. The item was added to the ballot during the June 21 meeting of the Kear...

Tanzanian Lutheran Bishop Visits Mosaic In Axtell

Highlighting nearly a decade of working together in Tanzania, The Rev. Dr. Fredrick Shoo, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT), visited Mosaic in Axtell October 16 to sign a formal memorandum of understanding with Mosaic and plant a commemorative tree to mark the oc...

Nielsen Farm Donates Squash For Farm To School

Nielsen Family Farms donated a variety of squash to Minden Public Schools for the month of October’s Farm to School program. Food service staff has enthusiastically incorporated the generous donation into the daily school menu. Minden has participated in the Farm to School program that utilizes lo...

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Minden Grad Overcomes Setback With Optimism And Determination

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, unless you’re a 2005 Minden High School graduate sharing the story of your success. A.J. Montgomery landed a role in LaReve: The Dream at the Wynn in Las Vegas....

Wine, Wreaths, And Whimsy November 6

The Kearney County Medical Foundation and the KCHS Auxiliary will hold its annual Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy event on Sunday, November 6 at the Kearney County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. The benefit auction...

School Board Approves Standard Response Protocol

The Minden School Board of Education met October 10 with only two new business items on the agenda. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Wheelock explained the first item. During a recent workshop put on by Nebraska...

Augustin Gets Wish For 105 Birthday

Hinterlong Living was a hive of activity October 8 as friends, family, staff, and residents celebrated Thelma Augustin’s 105th birthday. The large turnout fulfilled her one birthday wish. “I’ve got...

Minden’s Carson Kring Among Mutual Aid Volunteers In Florida To Assist

Former Minden resident Carson Kring was among the thirteen man crew from Lincoln Electric System deployed October 6 to help Florida power utlities with anticipated power restoration efforts due to Hurricane...

City To Connect 5th And Industrial Drive

KCHS Health Fair Aims To Teach Healthier Lifestyle

Minden Woman Crafts 114 Quilts For Disaster Relief

KAAPA Ethanol Purchases Abengoa Bioenergy Of Ravenna

Fahrlander To Direct UNK Band On Oct. 13

County Supervisors Set Gravel Trailer Bid Date

Be The Gift Adds Services

Phillips Knows Early Detection Is Key To Fight Breast Cancer

26th Annual Minden Chamber Bandfest Set For October 15

Minden All Class Reunion Set For July 2017


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Whippets Lose To Gothenburg, End Year At 3-6

Minden’s eight seniors were hoping for a different outcome in their final game as Whippets but Gothenburg came to Kuper Field and left with a 41-0 win over Minden on October 20. The Whippets’ season...

Minden Finishes Third In SWC Tournament

The Minden Whippets volleyball team was on the road Friday to compete in the 2016 Southwest Conference volleyball tournament hosted by Broken Bow. The Whippets came away with a third place finish defeating...

Wheelock Is C State Champion

A fourth place team finish for the Minden boys at the State Cross Country Meet was lower than what they aspired to achieve but for Aidan Wheelock his individual state championship put an emphatic close...

Cats, Falcon Run At State Meet

Axtell had two runners and Wilcox-Hildreth one at the State Cross Country Meet on October 21 at the Kearney Country Club. Both schools’ athletes were competing in Class D. Sophomore Elizabeth Marcellus...

Falcons Defeat Deshler

Wilcox-Hildreth defeated Deshler 32-26 at Deshler on October 20 to finish the season at 5-3. The Falcons just missed qualifying for the playoffs. Eight teams are included in the playoff field and all three...

Cats Improve To 22-3 Win Invite Title

Lady Falcons Get Win At Invitational

Cats Qualify Two, Falcons One At D-5

Wheelock Wins C-3, Minden Boys And Girls Both Qualify For State

Taylor Kissinger Narrowly Misses Medal, Finishes 16th

Axtell Fourth In FKC

Whippets Sweep Two At Alma Triangular

Stratman’s Four Scores Weren’t Enough As Axtell Falls To Raiders

Falcons Win Final Home Contest, 47-6

Axtell Wins Two At Amherst Tri.