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KCHS Offers Orthopedic Services With Dr. Schopp

A new service is now available to Kearney County Health Service patients. On September 21, orthopedic services with Dr. Jeffrey Schopp were introduced as a Specialty Outpatient Clinic. The clinic is offered every other week and aftercare is available with local providers to keep quality, specialty c...

Wine, Wreaths, & Whimsy November 5

The Kearney County Medical Foundation and the KCHS Auxiliary will hold its annual Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy event on Sunday, November 5 at the Kearney County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. This year’s theme is “Clearly Digital” and proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of digital radiolo...

Supervisors Review Veteran Memorial

Jon Dorn spoke to the board during the September 19 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors. His presentation included an update on the progress of a Kearney County Veterans Memorial to be placed on the courthouse lawn as well as some layout options for the board to consider. Dorn along w...

NPPD Granted Engineering, Management By Council

All members were present for the September 18 meeting of the Minden City Council. Agenda items addressed the 2017-18 budget, facade improvement program payments, work to be completed by NPPD, and a review of progress on a designated nuisance property. Work will soon be started on the underground lin...

“Blades, Haircuts For Men” Opens

The male population in Minden and the surrounding area now have a barbershop closer to home. ‘Blades, Haircuts for Men’, located at 1201 N. Brown Avenue in Minden, is now open for business. Shop owner Patricia Youngmark has 32 years of experience. Aware of the need for a shop dedicated to men’...

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UNL Student Samantha Trampe Of Axtell Travels To Thailand To Work With Elephants

This summer, Samantha Trampe, 20, of Axtell, spent three weeks in Thailand helping animals, discovering Thai culture, and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian. Traveling with study-abroad...

Peterson Opens Modern Woodmen Office In Minden

As a financial consultant with Modern Woodmen, Kirk Peterson has assisted families, businesses, and individuals plan for the future for more than six years. In February, he moved his office to Minden in...

Students, Staff Settle Into New High School

The new Minden High School building was completed in time to begin the school year in the new facility. With more than a month spent in the new building, students and faculty are becoming acclimated to...

School Board Approves 2017-18 Budget

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education adopted the 2017-18 budget and tax request during the regular September 11 meeting. First a public hearing was opened for the budget and tax request each....

Axtell 2017 Homecoming Activities

Join the Wildcats on a ‘road trip’ across the country as they cruise their way to a 2017 homecoming victory. Spirit days include Tuesday: Nerd Day (Massachusetts/Harvard University); Wednesday: Rock...

Minden 2017 Homecoming Activities

Resident Participation Encouraged In Community Health Assessment

NPPD Updates Council On Subtransmission Line Project

Supervisors Address Interlocal Agreement

First Annual SAW HOPE Walk To Be September 16

Chloe Beck To Study Abroad In Spain

Rob Gregory Is New Superintendent At Axtell Community Schools

Trustees Approve Surgical Purchase

Wilcox Fall Festival Will Be Saturday, September 16

Pheasants Forever Banquet Set For Sept. 20


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Whippets Get Homecoming Win Over Gothenburg

The Minden Whippets volleyball team hosted Southwest Conference rival, the Gothenburg Swedes, on Thursday for the Swedes first visit to the new high school gymnasium. The Whippets would get a homecoming...

Dawgs Run At Malcom Invite

Minden was among 20 schools that competed at Branched Oak Lake State Recreation Area near Malcom on September 19 for the Malcom Cross Country Invitational. The conditions were hot and quite windy. The...

Falcons Clobber Warriors, 70-6

Wilcox-Hildreth’s footballers evened their record to 2-2 with a big 70-6 win at Red Cloud on September 21. The Falcons were dominant from the get-go. They led 32-0 at the end of the first period. Doing...

Minden Falls To Broken Bow, 51-0

Minden’s homecoming game with Broken Bow was dominated by the Indians in a 51-0 win over the Whippets at Kuper Field on September 22. The loss leaves Minden with a 1-4 record heading into a contest at...

Whippets To Host “Crushing It For The Cure”

On Tuesday, October 10th, the Minden Volleyball Team will be hosting a “Crushing It for the Cure” Night during their matches with Cozad. The freshman match will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a JV and varsity...

Whippets Go 0-3 At Invite

Falcons, Lady Cats Compete In The Wil-Hil. Triangular

Wildcats Run At Franklin Invite

Falcons Get First Win Over Knights

Axtell Falls To Blue Hill

Whippets Drop Pair At Lex

Whippets Go 3-3 In Tough Gothenburg Volleyball Inv.

BDS Tops Axtell

Falcons Run At Arapahoe

Lady Cats Win Two At Home