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City Of Minden Becomes Leadership Community

The Minden City Council closed out May with a 21 item agenda meeting on May 18 in the council chambers with Councilman Lathan Thompson absent. The first item on the agenda was a discussion of sewer extension to Country Club Drive. The council had several opinions from the audience including Kevin Kr...

Summer Lunch Program Ready To Serve - June 1

This summer the Minden Rotary and the Kearney County Ministerial Alliance, under the oversight of the Minden Public Schools, is once again offering a summer lunch program. Lunches will be served at the East Elementary School cafeteria for all children and youth ages 1-18 to eat for free. Through a g...

Board Breaks Ground For High School

A large crowd of onlookers watches as the Minden Board of Education broke ground on Thursday afternoon for construction of the new high school as voters approved a $23.1 million bond issue in November. See the May 27th Courier for full article.

Minden Triathlon Will Be Held Saturday

On Saturday, May 30, triathletes will converge in Minden to swim, ride, and run their way to victory in the second annual Minden Sprint Triathlon. The event begins at 8 a.m. but there will be a pre race meeting from 7:30 to 7:45 a.m. The Minden Sprint Triathlon will include a 475 meter swim, a 10.6 ...

Artists In Residence A First At Opera House

The Minden Opera House is hosting their first-ever Artists in Residence now through Sunday, June 24. John and Dorothy Groesser will not only have a show on display during their time in Minden, but will be continually creating new work based on subjects in the Minden area. The couple is here to celeb...

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Axtell Will Be Overnight Stop On 35th BRAN On June 9

The 2015 Bike Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) is a community service project of the Rotary Club of Omaha Northwest, with the assistance of the Omaha Pedalers Bicycle Club will mark its 35th anniversary. In...

Old Blue Made New

Minden Public Schools is accepting sealed bids on a pickup that was donated to the high school auto shop by Minden resident Phil Fahrlander. MHS students Ben Alberts and Andrew Gasseling worked on engine...

City Council Tables Variance Request, Purchases Mower

The Minden City Council held its first of two May meetings on May 4 in the council chambers with all council persons in attendance. The most discussed topic on the agenda was for the council to consider...

Minden Seeks Downtown Revitalization Grant

Minden’s “Downtown Square” may be getting a face-lift in the near future. City officials are preparing an application for a Community Development Block Grant to improve the business area in a nine-block...

Still Time To SOAR

Registrations are still being accepted for SOAR camps at the Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary by Gibbon. SOAR is a nature discovery day camp that helps to get children in 2nd-5th grade out...

Minden Trap Team Takes Aim At Cornhusker Meet

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Minden Recognized For 25 Years As Tree City USA

Stones’ Bond Set At $200K

New Principal Hired For East Elementary

Bench Donations Made In Honor Of Augie Nelson

Jane Blum Earns Outstanding FBLA Local Adviser Award

City Council Hears From Johnson Services On Sewer Cleaning

Ayres Gives Quilts To Honor Those Who Serve

Bee Well Run To Be Held May 9

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Axtell Wildcat Golfers Qualify For 2015 State Meet

The 2015 Axtell Wildcat boys golf team is state bound. The Wildcats competed on May 18 in the Class D-2 district meet held at Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island. Axtell placed third in the team standings...

Whippets Are Sixth In Strong C-4 District, Senior Exstrom Misses State By A Shot

The Minden Whippets golf team saw its 2015 golf season come to an end on May 19 competing in the Class C-4 district meet held at Indianhead Golf Course in Grand Island. Minden finished in sixth place in...

Southwest Conference Champions

The Minden Whippet golf team captured the 2015 Southwest Conference championship on Thursday after taming Wild Horse Golf Course in Gothenburg. The Whippets were able to edge second place Valentine by...

Whippet End Regular Season At Cozad Invite

d field team completed its 2015 regular season on Friday competing in the Cozad Invitational track meet in Cozad. The Whippets used this meet as its final tune up for their district track and field meet...

Whippets Are Third, Fourth At Southwest Conference Meet

The Minden Whippets boys and girls track teams are quickly winding down their 2015 track season. The Whippets made the trip west to Ogallala for the 2015 Southwest Conference championships. The Lady Whippets...

Axtell Boys Win FKC Title

Whippets Third At Broken Bow Invite

Whippets, Wildcats Play In Broken Bow Triangular

Cats Sweep Titles At Ravenna Invite

Falcons, Cats Play In Elwood Invite

Whippets Host 9-10 Invitational

Whippets Compete At Kearney Invite

Cats, Falcons Compete In Pleasanton Invitational

Whippet Track Teams Open 2015 Season With Triangular

Cats, Falcons Compete In Pleasanton Invitational