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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 will take place right before the Lighted Parade on the Minden Opera House balcony. The ideal candi...

Unreported Improvements Total $5 Million In Valuations

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors received an update on the previously discussed Corbin Towers matter during the October 16 meeting. County Treasurer Barb Lynn and Tammie Runions provided the update. Notifications for personal property tax on a tower owned by Kearney County have been returned ...

Wildcats Obtain New Shop For FFA & Industrial Arts

At the end of the 2017-18 school year, Axtell Community School jumped at an opportunity to purchase the old Gary Berggren machine shop west of the school to house their new Agricultural Education program and expand the school’s Skilled and Technical Sciences Department. The Wildcats are using this...

Public Hearing Held For CDBG Application

Much of the October 15 Minden City Council meeting was spent on matters relating to an expansion of Royal Engineered Composites. Introducing the topic was a public hearing for the Planning Grant CDBG Application. The hearing was opened at 6:09 p.m. Lori Ferguson, SCEDD Community Consultant, and Kell...

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JML Speaks At NLA Conference

In the last three years, Teen After Hours events at Jensen Memorial Library have grown in popularity among Minden’s older youth. Library Director Janene Hill and Youth Services Specialist Mary Jo Froid...

Wine, Wreaths, & Whimsy November 4

The KCHS Auxiliary will hold its annual Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy event on Sunday, November 4 at the Kearney County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. This year’s theme is “You’re So Vein” and proceeds from...

New Bus Barn In Design Phase

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met October 8 for their regular monthly meeting. Consideration of contracts and policies dominated the agenda. A contract with Blessing Construction for the...

Students Teaching Students Healthy Habits In Minden

Minden Public Schools, UNMC, and Two Rivers Public Health Department (TRPHD) have partnered to introduce the CATCH Kids Club in Minden. The after school program encourages young students to pursue a healthy...

KCHS Fund Accepting Gifts Of Grain

Farmers looking to make a meaningful contribution to the Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) Fund have a new way to give that can minimize their own tax liability. Formerly known as the Kearney County...

Supervisors Return To Zoning Permit And Violations Talk

Minden Chamber Bandfest October 13

City Approves Ice Pigging Project

KCHS Trustees Approve Health Record Update

Community Players Presents ‘The Addams Family Musical’

KCHS Health Fair October 13

Board Of Equalization Talks Center On Collecting Back Taxes

Supervisors Approve 2018-19 Budget

Jensen Memorial Library New Hours Start October 1

Council Approves LED Streetlight Project Bids And Renames 31 Road To Piester Avenue


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Whippets Win SWC Title

The Minden Whippets are the 2018 Southwest Conference champions. The Whippets won their second straight SWC championship on Friday as the Cozad Haymakers hosted the tournament. The Whippets won all three...

Wildcats Compete At State Meet

Axtell’s boys had a successful cross country season and their proclivity for running landed them a qualification in the State Cross Country Meet at the Kearney Country Club on October 19. The Cats team...

Wheelock Is Three Time State Champion

The State Cross Country Meet in Kearney on October 19 was the sight of some history being made. Making that history was Minden senior Aidan Wheelock, who earned his third straight Class C gold medal, the...

Falcons Get Win On Homecoming

The Wilcox-Hildreth Lady Falcons volleyball team picked up a homecoming victory on Thursday when they hosted McPherson County in Hildreth. The Falcons won in four sets by scores of 25-13, 25-21, 23-25...

Falcons Remain Unbeaten, Head To Playoffs At 8-0

Wilcox-Hildreth concluded the regular season unscathed as the Falcons  defeated McPherson County/Stapleton 44-6 on October 18 in Hildreth. Now 8-0, Wilcox-Hildreth will host 3-5 Creek Valley (Chappell)...

Cats Down Blue Hill, Just Miss Playoffs

Whippets Close Out Year Downing Eagles

Axtell Falls To L-N

W-H Falcons Top SEM, 39-18

Minden Sweeps Matches With Cardinals, Eagles

Dusters Edge Whippets, 29-26

Whippets Qualify Four For State From C-3 District

2018 Fort Kearny Conference Volleyball Tournament

Minden Boys And Girls Are 2018 SWC Runners-Up

Space Leads Minden At Districts