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The Courier Looks Back At 2017 Part 3

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a three part series looking back at the highlights of 2017 in Kearney County. September Minden sophomore Chloe Beck left the country to attend school in Spain for the 2017-18 school year through the Rotary Youth Exchange program. She was one of sever...

Minden School Board Looks At Community Use Fee Schedule

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting January 8. The first order of business was to elect new board officers and set committee assignments. Nominations were made and closed for president, vice president, and secretary. The vote reaffirmed Craig Grams as pres...

W-H Middle School Holds Science Discovery Day

Rescheduled because of bad weather, Wilcox-Hildreth Middle School recently held their first Science Discovery Day. Science teacher Karen Piel introduced the event to show the community how students are learning the subject by ‘doing science’. The Nebraska School Board of Education adopted new sc...

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After Public Meetings, Trustees Hold Final Vote

Kearney County residents gathered at the Minden Opera House the evening of January 3 for an informational public meeting regarding the recent decision to close assisted living and long term care services...

The Courier Looks Back At 2017 Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three part series looking back at the highlights of 2017 in Kearney County. May Minden EMS, Axtell EMS, and Kearney County Health Services worked together to care...

Council Sets Speed Limit For Industrial Drive, 31 Road

The Minden City Council began the new year with a short meeting January 2. City Administrator Matt Cederburg, City Attorney Tom Lieske, and Councilman Larry Evans were absent from the meeting. Mayor Ted...

Minden To Host Cattleman’s Day January 11

Nebraska Extension is hosting West Central Cattleman’s Day Thursday, January 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kearney County Fairgrounds in Minden. Check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. The program...

Supervisors Reorganize To Begin 2018

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors met January 2 for their first meeting of the year. Weed Superintendent and Planning and Zoning Administrator Joe Anderson presented the Nebraska Department of Agriculture...

Council Chooses Financial Software

One Fatality From Dec. 28 Accident On Highway 10

Bethany Home Gala Set For January 14

The Courier Looks Back At 2017

KCHS Focuses On Residents, Staff With Countryside, HinterLong Living Closure

KCHS Trustees Accept Receipt Of REDLG Funds

City Council Condemns Property At Meeting

Supervisors Discuss Property User Policy

Minden School Board Accepts Dr. Wheelock’s Resignation

Sand Creek Ag Solutions Brings Personalized Consulting To Kearney County Farmers

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Lady Falcons Top Knights

The Wilcox-Hildreth girls got back to their winning ways downing Eustis-Farnam 63-33 on January 13 at Eustis. The Lady Falcons moved up to 9-5. W-H scored particularly well in the first three quarters...

W-H Boys Down Knights

Wilcox-Hildreth’s boys continued their January pattern of win one, lose one bouncing back from a loss on Friday to top Eustis-Farnam 67-27 at Eustis on January 13. The Falcons rose to 10-4. W-H was...

Cards Defeat Wildcats

Axtell’s boys fell to Alma 66-48 at Alma on January 6 dropping the Wildcats record to 3-8. Alma had a slight first quarter lead of 15-14 but Axtell outscored the Cardinals 17-13 in the second to forge...

Alma Edges Lady Cats

Axtell’s girls dropped a close contest to Alma on January 6 at Alma as the Lady Cards prevailed 49-46. The Lady Cats tumbled to 5-6. The teams traded leads much of the game, at quarter breaks and in...

Falcons Place Four At Shelton Invite

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling team was back in action on Saturday competing in the Shelton Invitational. The Falcons placed eighth as a team scoring 34 points. Alma won the invite title with 97...

W-H Girls Lose To Loomis

Falcons, Cats Wrestle At SEM Invite

Bison Down Minden

Whippets Defeat McCook, 41-36

Minden Duals

Minden Boys Top Ainsworth, 52-47

W-H Girls Second At Holiday Tournament

Falcons Top Warriors

Falcons Fall To Devils

Cats Fall To Mustangs