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CLJMS Presents “The Pride Of Being Us” Short Film

C.L. Jones Middle School eighth grade Journalism and Linguistics classes announced February 8 that a premier of their short film “The Pride of Being Us” will be held next month in the MPS Performing Arts Center. The event will include a presentation of the film, snacks, photo opportunities, a ki...


Brenda Alberts finally realized a lifelong dream February 7 when she opened Baked at 1322 N. Brown Avenue in Minden. The bakery is already popular with customers who have flocked to the shop in support. “Our community has been so good to me. I appreciate that people understand there’s only one o...

School Board Hears Water Remediation Plan Proposal

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met February 12. Representatives from DLR and Boyd Jones attended to discuss drainage remediation plans for the high school. Lana Bayless from DLR provided a recap of ASI plans 33 and 34 that were issued to begin resolving the water drainage problem at th...

KCHS Offering Babysitting Lessons And Safety Training

Kearney County Health Services will be providing BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training) March 10 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration is $25 and class size is limited. The program is designed to help prepare people ages 11 and older for babysitting jobs. It is an interactive program th...

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Stadler Appointed To Be Trustee

Rebecca Miller attended the February 6 Kearney County Board of Supervisors meeting to explain the State Child Support Contract. The one change Miller noted in the contract from years past was a lack of...

Cardiac Rehab Is Strong At KCHS

Kearney County Health Services is honoring Cardiac Rehab Week February 11-17 by reminding residents of the cardiac rehab services available locally. Cardiac rehab is an exercise program for people who...

CLJMS Journalism Class Earns Awards

C.L. Jones Middle School Journalism students received two awards February 7 from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency. The students earned honorable mention and $100 for their 60 second tornado safety...

City Purchases Replacement Blower

The Minden City Council moved quickly through a full agenda during their February 5 meeting. Mayor Ted Griess began the meeting by commending City employees for clearing streets so quickly after the last...

Men In Tights Has Three Local Contestants For Feb. 23 Event

The fifth annual “Men In Tights” Gala presented by Kearney/Buffalo County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) will be at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney February 23. The event is the biggest...

Trustees Approve Amended Bylaws

Ruff Pups Offers Full Service Grooming

Koch Retires As Village Clerk After 50+ Years

Cattlemen’s Day Rescheduled For Tuesday, Feb. 13

Radiology/Lab Remodel Nearly Complete

Inspire 2018 Gala Tickets Available

The Great Kindness Challenge

Minden Speech Team Reaches Season Midpoint

Gary Thompson Agency Opens Franklin Office

Supervisors Set One & Six Hearing


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Falcons Down Cards, 53-40

It took a little while to get going, but once that happened Wilcox-Hildreth played well at both ends to earn a 53-40 victory over Harvard at Wilcox on February 17 in the final home and regular season game...

Falcons Defeat Amherst, 61-48

Wilcox-Hildreth’s boys had a tough assignment playing at Amherst on February 16 but the Falcons turned in an excellent performance in downing the Broncos 61-48. With the win, W-H was 15-7. The Falcons...

Wildcats Fall To Eagles To End Regular Season

A trip to Southern Valley on February 16 closed out the regular season for Axtell’s boys. The Eagles topped the Wildcats 82-45 sending Axtell into the postseason at 6-16. The Cats went into the D2-8...

Lady Cats Down Loomis In D2-8

Axtell’s girls opened subdistrict play with a 44-36 defeat of Loomis, a comparative result from three weeks earlier when the Lady Cats won 43-37. The first quarter had a modicum of scoring as Axtell...

W-H Girls Win Over Elwood

The third-seeded Wilcox-Hildreth girls matched up with second-seeded Elwood in the first round of the D-2 8 subdistrict at Southern Valley on February 13. The Lady Falcons won the contest 46-43, quite...

Dawgs Fall In Double O.T. To Broken Bow

Minden Falls To Stars In C1-10

Axtell Edges Lady Falcons In D2-8

Wrestlers Compete At State

Minden Boys Get Road Win, Defeating Gibbon, 57-39

Cats Send Three, Falcons One From Class D-3 District

Whippets Qualify One From C-4 District Meet

Five Area Wrestlers Qualify For State

Overton Tops W-H In Overtime, 69-65

Wildcats Split Games With Elwood And Southwest