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Agriculture Committee Focuses On Housekeeping Bills

By Seth Olson, Nebraska News Service In the future, Nebraskans may not have to include their Social Security number when applying for permits and licenses under the state’s Department of Agriculture, a proposal intended to thwart identity theft. When the Agriculture Committee met Jan. 26 at the Ca...

Nebraska Pioneer And Heritage Farm Award Applications Now Available

AKSARBEN Foundation is currently accepting applications for the annual Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Awards. Sponsored by AKSARBEN Foundation and Nebraska Farm Bureau, the program honors farm families in Nebraska whose land has been owned by members of the same family for 100 years (Pioneer) an...

Highway 10 Kitchen Open For Business

Making the most out of limited space, Barb Newcombe and her daughters Emily McGregor and Erin Grant opened Hwy 10 Kitchen January 24. The small building at CPI’s fueling station is the newest restaurant in Minden and offers a home style meal to go. “People can look forward to fast, friendly serv...

City Seeks Citizen Input For Downtown Revitalization

The City of Minden will hold a Downtown Revitalization Plan Public Input Kick-off Meeting at the Minden Opera House from noon to 1pm on Tuesday, February 9. The meeting will be an opportunity for citizens, City employees, and council members to discuss existing issues and begin creating rejuvenation...

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Supervisors Look At Officer Shortage

The Kearney County Board of Equalization met January 19 with board member William Pittner absent. The board accepted the application for tax exemption for two Community Action Partnership vehicles presented...

Water Main Break

On January 20, City Utilities Superintendent Ryan Hurst and his crew battled a broken water main and valve in freezing temperatures. The troubles began around 7 a.m. with a broken water main on Colorado...

Inspire 2016 A Big Success For MOH

Following last year’s prosperous benefit gala, the Minden Opera House Board and Kearney County Community Foundation raised their target for the Inspire 2016 event held on January 15. Exceeding their...

City Council Discusses Streets During 1&6 Hearing

The Minden City Council met January 19 with council member Larry Evans absent. The hot topic of the meeting was discussion of the City’s One and Six Year Street Plan. Much of the plan remains the same...

May Township Will Move To Phase 2 Designation

May Township (6N-13W) in eastern Kearney County will move into Phase 2 of Tri-Basin Natural Resources District’s (NRD) Groundwater Quantity Management Area rules following a decision made by the Tri-Basin...

Minden Schools Learn Value Of Recycling

Community, Friends Rally For Ramos

School Board Approves Change Orders

Peterson Joins First Bank And Trust Co. In Minden

Ricketts Introduces Bills Related To Transportation

Aurora Coop Announces Available Scholarship

Pheasants Forever To Host Fire Training

NDA To Hold Annual Poster Contest For First Through Sixth Grade

Minden Rotary Club To Hear Why Farmers Need Science And Technology To Grow Healthier Food

LandMark Implement Announces Expansion

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Falcons Clip Franklin

Wilcox-Hildreth got their tenth win and hopefully some positive momentum going into the FKC tournament by upending Franklin 56-31 at Wilcox on January 29.  The Falcons rise to 10-6 ahead of their rematch...

ats Medal Five At Arapahoe

The Axtell Wildcat wrestling team competed on Saturday in Arapahoe at the 12-team Warrior Invitational. The Cats placed seventh overall with 74.5 points. Elm Creek won the invite with 188.5 followed by...

Whippets Take Third At D-T Invitational

The Minden Whippets wrestling team traveled to Doniphan on Saturday to compete in the 12-team Doniphan-Trumbull Invitational. The Whippets placed third as a team with a team total of 125.5. Cross County...

Exstrom A Finalist For National Coach Of The Year

The National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) and the Nebraska Coaches Association (NCA) announced the advancement of 11 coaches and an athletic director as finalists for the National...

Minden Downs Cozad For SWC Title

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team brought home some more hardware on Saturday in North Platte winning the 2016 Southwest Conference girls basketball tournament championship giving Minden 10 of...

Simonton Signs National Letter Of Intent

State-Rated Wildcats Hold Off Falcons

Cats, Falcons At South Loup Invite

Last Second Tip In By Holdrege Edges Whippets At Home 40-39

Lady Cats Edge Lady Falcons, 42-41

Kissinger, Stewart Lead Minden Past Holdrege, 67-41

Whippet Wrestlers Medal Nine, Place Second At Thayer Central

Kissinger Returns To Help Whippets Top C-2 Rated Jays

Miller Sets Whippets Assist Record With 15 In Win Over Jays

Axtell Boys Defeat Raiders, Climb To Third In Class D-1