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Minden Schools Sets Facility Tour Dates For High School

The Minden Public School Board of Education held its monthly meeting on August 12 in the C.L. Jones Media Center. Dr. Melissa Wheelock gave the board a summary of her superintendent report including three upcoming facility meetings for the public at the high school - the first one will be Thursday, ...

1:1 Computing Expands In Schools

Two area schools are expanding one-to-one computing for their students this school year. Axtell Community Schools and C.L. Jones Middle School in Minden are both launching broader initiatives that will put laptops or tablet computers in the hands of each of their students. Axtell students in grades ...

Family Comedy Sure To Get Big Laughs

The Minden Community Players are preparing for the upcoming performance of the play “Over the River and Through the Woods” written by Joe DiPietro. Performances are scheduled at the Minden Opera House on September 5,6,7, 12,13, and 14, 2014. Play director Glen Haselbarth said that the play is on...

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Minden Voters Will Decide On Sale Tax Increase

Four days after the Water Study Public Meeting, The Minden City Council passed a resolution to place a sales tax increase on the 2014 general election ballot. At their meeting on Monday, August 4th the...

Familiar Faces Fill Provider Staff At Minden Clinic

The new faces at Kearney County Medical Clinic (KCHS) are familiar faces. Two of the newest staff to join the KCHS physician team, Nurse Practioner Tiffany Weeder and Family Practice Doctor Doug Althouse,...

Champ At Keeping Order

We have all heard of Robert’s Rules of Order and a few of us may have some notion of what they are. Seriously though, who was Robert and why did he write these rules, and are they really that important?...

Strike Up The Band

The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band Vortex will present a concert on Saturday, August 16 at 7 pm on the Kearney County Courthouse lawn. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn  chairs...

Axtell Fire Department Rated In Top Three Percent

The Axtell Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has received a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating in the top 3% of fire departments in Nebraska. The rating came from ISO’s recent PPC survey...

City Holds Public Water Forum

Gloria Becker Recognized For Adoption Advocacy

Relay For Life Begins Friday Evening

Dedication On August 6 For Baseball Scoreboard

Minden FBLA Competes At National Convention

Funds Sought For Veterans Memorial At Courthouse

Minden United Methodist Church Sends Mission Group To Honduras

Studying Abroad Gives Axtell Graduate Chance For Reunion

Council Approves Tree Owner Responsibilities

Lempka Subdivision Providing Housing Option In Minden


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AgVenture Makes State Class B Junior State Tournament

The Kearney County AgVenture Juniors ended their season where most teams would like to--at the State Tournament. AgVenture went 1-2 at the tournament at Aurora and finished their fine season with a record...

First Bank Seniors Lose To McCook In District Play

The First Bank Seniors played their final game of the 2014 season on July 20 competing in the elimination round of the Class B-6 district tournament held in Cozad. The Seniors opened district play with...

AgVenture Wins Districts, Heads To State

District Champions! That’s a moniker that can be applied to the Kearney County AgVenture Juniors baseball team. The District B5 tournament was held in Central City on July 11-16 and AgVenture outlasted...

First Bank Splits Its Games At Districts

The First Bank Senior Legion baseball team began its 2014 district tournament on July 18 at Cozad by taking on Gothenburg. First Bank was able to post a 6-3 win in seven innings to advance to the next...

Junior Golf Completes Another Successful Season

The Minden Country Club hosted the 2014 Junior Golf Program beginning June 5 and running once a week through July 3. Steve Exstrom and Eric Christensen served as instructors providing lessons in swing...

Seniors Fall To Holdrege

Juniors Post Win Over Gothenburg

GI Tops First Bank

AgVenture Picks Up Two More Wins Against Grand Island, Aurora

Aurora Holds Off First Bank Seniors

Seniors Fall To Holdrege

Matt Exstrom’s 11 Strikeouts Lead First Bank To 6-0 Victory

First Bank Suffers Home Loss To GI

State Track 2014

First Bank Tops McCook