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MHS Public Performance Of ‘Prodigal’ November 13

The Minden High School Theater Department began their One Act competition season in Ord on November 5. The public is invited to see their production of “Prodigal” November 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Prodigal is the story of twenty-one year old Josiah Gardner who feels stifled...

Christensen Recalls Days At Sea In WWII Pacific Theatre

Norris Christensen graduated from Minden High School in 1943. While he planned on continuing his education by attending college, that option was put on hold when he was drafted into service. “I got three months out of high school and I was in the service,” Christensen recalled. “I was trying t...

Christmas Traditions Festival

Nebraska’s Christmas City is gearing up for another holiday season. The Minden Chamber of Commerce has prepared a variety of holiday activities and events for the annual Christmas Traditions Festival beginning November 23. In addition to annual activities like the lighted parade and kids carnival,...

Trustees Discuss Clinic Renovation Plan

The Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) Board of Trustees held a short meeting October 31 with two members absent. With no old business or new business to review, the board moved straight to reports. The next fundraising event will be the Annual Wine, Wreaths, and Whimsy event scheduled for Novemb...

Miss Christmas City 2018 Nominees

The Minden Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for Miss Christmas City 2018. Community members are encouraged to vote for the person they think best represents our community and the Christmas spirit. Community voting will take place at the Minden City Office, First Bank & Trust, and Mind...

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Hoyt Shares Survivor Story One Year After Diagnosis

Self exams, early detection, better treatment options, and a more knowledgeable public have increased the survival rate of the second most common cancer in American women: breast cancer. There are over...

Arrest Made In Infant Death Investigation

Investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a man in connection with the death of an infant in Wilcox earlier this month. Investigators initially responded to a report of the death of six-week-old...

Minden MOPS Program 10 Years Strong

The Minden MOPS group was founded ten years ago as a way to connect mothers of young children in the community. With a motto that ‘no mom stands alone’, Judith Geiselman, Amber Taylor, Angie Althouse,...

Axtell FFA Chapter Awarded America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation

Kearney County farmer, David Grimes, directed $2,500 to the Axtell FFA Chapter as part of the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. As part of their mission, the...

Miss Christmas City Nominations Open

The Minden Chamber of Commerce is asking community members to nominate candidates for the 10th annual Miss Christmas City. The crowning is part of the Christmas Traditions activities on November 23 and...

Unreported Improvements Total $5 Million In Valuations

Wildcats Obtain New Shop For FFA & Industrial Arts

Public Hearing Held For CDBG Application

JML Speaks At NLA Conference

Wine, Wreaths, & Whimsy November 4

New Bus Barn In Design Phase

Students Teaching Students Healthy Habits In Minden

KCHS Fund Accepting Gifts Of Grain

Supervisors Return To Zoning Permit And Violations Talk

Minden Chamber Bandfest October 13

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Whippets Fall To GICC In C1-9 Subdistrict Final

The Minden Whippet volleyball team traveled to Grand Island on Oct. 29-30 to compete in the Class C1-9 subdistrict held at Grand Island Senior High. The Whippets would get the first round win over Kearney...

W-H Falcons Advance With Win Over McCool Junction, 70-58

Certainly to the fans and participants in the six-man football quarterfinal matchup between Wilcox-Hildreth and McCool Junction in Hildreth on November 2, won by the Falcons 70-58, the game will be recalled...

Whippets Fall In C1-5 District Final To Crusaders In Three Sets

The Minden Whippets volleyball team had the chance to advance on Saturday, Nov. 3 to the Class C-1 Nebraska Schools Activities Association Volleyball Championships in the Class C1-5 district final held...

Lady Cats Fall In Subdistrict Final

The Axtell Lady Cats volleyball team wrapped up its 2018 season on Oct. 30 playing the Overton Eagles in the championship match of the Class D1-10 subdistrict hosted by Holdrege High School. The second-seeded...

Falcons Fall To Loomis In D2-7

The Wilcox-Hildreth Lady Falcon volleyball team had its 2018 season come to an end in the semifinals of the Class D2-7 subdistrict tournament held in Kearney at Cope Coliseum on the campus of Kearney Catholic...

Lady Falcons Fall In Five Set Match To Red Cloud

Falcons Score 100 Points In First Round Playoff Win

Lady Whippets Get Two More Wins At McCook Triangular

Falcons Go 1-2 At Invite

Falcons Fall To Flyers, Cardinals

Lady Cats Split Two At Blue Hill Invitational

Whippets Win SWC Title

Wildcats Compete At State Meet

Wheelock Is Three Time State Champion

Falcons Get Win On Homecoming