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Council Approves Bid For Treatment Plant

The Minden City Council met on Feb. 17 moving its meeting to a Tuesday evening with the legal holiday of President’s Day on Monday inside the council chambers. The councils first order of business after the consent agenda was to discuss and select a bid for the Water Treatment Plant improvements. ...

Kearney County Supervisors Holds 1&6 Year Road Hearing

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors met as a full board on Feb. 17 for its final meeting in February. The Supervisors didn’t have a tremendously full agenda but did host a public hearing for the 1 & 6 Year Road Plan in the Kearney County Courthouse Assembly Room. Highlights and major projects ...

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Blue Jeans And Barbecue

The Minden Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Blue Jeans & Barbecue” honoring agriculture and “100 years of Gleam in 2015”. The event will take place on Friday, March 20, 2015 with festivities...

City Approves Air Compressor Purchase And Street Improvements

The Minden City Council approved the purchase of a new air compressor for the roads department and the one and six year road plan at their regular meeting on Monday, February 2. Minden’s Street Superintendent...

“Men In Tights” Gala Set For Febr. 26

The Kearney/Buffalo County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) will present their second annual gala event: “Men In Tights” on Thursday, February 26th at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney....

Funds Sought For New Kearney County Veterans Memorial

Fund raising efforts are underway for a new Kearney County Veterans Memorial planned for the west side of the courthouse square. The effort led by Jon Dorn, Matt Talbert, the American Legion Post 94, and...

Energy Survey Pays For Your Answers

The City of Minden has partnered with the Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities and Creighton University to conduct research on energy use and rates in the community. Over the next few weeks, Minden...

Minden Teacher Is Jackpot Winner

Sales Tax Increase Starts In April

Plans For Long Term Care Nearly Complete

Paying Their Respects

Residents Warned About Rash Of Thefts In Kearney County

County Board Hires Surveyor, Previews New Road Projects

Winther Foundation Announces Grants

Inspire Gala Doubles Minden Opera House Goal In Its First Year

MPS Board Hears Project Update And Accepts Lieske’s Resignation

Volunteers Needed Cranes Are Coming


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State Wrestling

The 2015 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships concluded its three day run on Saturday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha. Minden Whippet senior Austin Olson led are the area state participants. Olson...

Lady Cats Win D1-10, Now Face Blue Hill In District Final

The Axtell girls lived up to their number one seed in the D1-10 subdistrict, capturing the crown and moving on to play Blue Hill for the district championship at Adams Central on Friday, February 24 with...

Stars Upend Minden, Whippets Will Have To Wait On Wildcard

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team will have to wait for the wildcard call after getting upset in the C1-10 subdistrict final to their nemesis, the Kearney Catholic Stars, in Lexington on Thursday....

Dawgs Place Seven In The SWC Tourney

The Minden Whippet wrestlers hosted the 2015 Southwest Conference wrestling tournament inside the friendly confines of C.L. Jones Gymnasium on Friday afternoon and evening. Minden would finish in seventh...

Falcons Top Amherst, Are FKC Champions

Wilcox-Hildreth opened FKC tournament play downing S-E-M 65-52 in Wilcox on February 3. The Falcons advanced to the semi-finals at Kearney’s Viaero Event Center with a 16-1 record. The previous meeting...

Minden Girls Give Seniors Home Win

Lady Wildcats Win FKC Title

Swedes Down Minden On Senior Night

Whippets Are Crowned 2015 SWC Champions

Minden Boys Finish Fourth In SWC

Minden Medals Seven At Invite

Lady Cats Keep On Winning Top Loomis

Whippets Third At Thayer Central Invite

Dusters Edge Dawgs

Axtell Upends Undefeated Falcons