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Newly Established Axtell Community Fund Brings Exciting Possibilities To The Windmill City

The newly established Axtell Community Fund is bringing exciting possibilities to the Windmill City. To celebrate its launch and provide community members with more details about its mission and future goals, Fund members will host an informational meeting on Saturday, July 29 at 10 a.m. at the Axte...

Mobile Planetarium Coming To Jensen Memorial On July 26

Light pollution from homes, businesses, and streetlights can make it difficult to see a full set of stars in the night sky even in rural Nebraska. On July 26, Minden residents will be able to appreciate the cosmos as they are brought close enough to touch with the Edgerton Explorit Center’s Mobile...

MHS All Class Reunion Schedule Of Events

The Minden All Class Reunion will be held July 27-30. Activities are planned for all alumni as well as individual class celebrations. A Hospitality Center will be set up at the Mall (the old Dollar General building) on the northeast corner of the square for people to register, play cards, and social...

Board Approves Land Purchase For Bus Barn

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met early in the day for their July 10 meeting in order to have a quorum. The hot topic on the agenda was the consideration of a land purchase in the Industrial section of Minden West Estates to be used for the new bus barn location. Proposals from the Mi...

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus At Kearney County Fairgrounds July 25

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to Minden July 25 at the Kearney County Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Minden Parks and Recreation, shows will begin at 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Preceding the main circus, Skeeter the Clown will visit Minden on July 24. She will stop at Jensen Memorial Libr...

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Sibling Rivalry Pushes Robinson Brothers To Put Their Best Hoof Forward

For the Robinson brothers of Wilcox, joining 4-H was an investment in their future. Ryan, 14, and Wyatt, 10, have shown cattle in the Kearney County Fair for 5 years and 2 years respectively and their...

Showing Multiple Animals Requires Teamwork And Dedication From Wempen Sisters

Preparing for the County Fair is time consuming for 4-H members and their families. Youth who show livestock especially put a lot of time and work into getting their animal ready for the ring. Showing...

Axtell’s Madeline Sonnenfeld Teaches Younger Siblings Showmanship

Axtell freshman Madeline Sonnenfeld has been successful during her 7 years of livestock competition at the Kearney County Fair. With younger siblings Blake and Nora adjusting to the competition ring and...

Love Of Cattle Led Casper To Join 4H

Showing livestock is often a multi generational tradition that goes hand in hand with joining 4-H. For 11 year old Chase Casper, it was the draw of cattle that led him to joining the club and participating...

Supervisors Receive Positive Evaluation From NDA

New custodian Craig Lupkes was introduced to the Kearney County Board of Supervisors during the regular July 5 meeting. Lupkes began training that morning with Jon Dorn who will retire in September. Highway...

City Approves Partial Street And Alley Vacation

New Veteran Services Officer Changing The Office Image

Council Meets For Grant Application For Kearney County Health Services

Trustees Hear Second Renovation Quote

Supervisors Tackle Budget Guidelines

City Takes Action On Dog Ordinance

July Events, Features 4th Of July Activities

Ziems Humbled By Experience

Westminster Presbyterian Church To Host Ice Cream Social, Armouraires Concert

Thursday Night Entertainment Will Begin On June 29


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First Bank Seniors Win Season Finale

The Kearney County First Bank Seniors baseball season ended on a good note as they downed Loomis 5-3 on July 14 at Loomis. First Bank closes the campaign with a 3-15 record. First Bank never trailed in...

First Bank Loses To Aurora

Aurora used two big innings to account for most of its run production in a 19-4 win over Kearney County First Bank on June 28 in Aurora. First Banks falls to 2-12. After a scoreless first for both teams,...

Holdrege Tops Aurora Coop

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team was on the road on June 30 traveling to Holdrege to conclude its 2017 regular season against the Holdrege Juniors. Holdrege defeated Aurora...

Aurora Coop Juniors Lose In Final At Bat, 7-6, To Aurora

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team traveled to Aurora for its second contest against the Aurora Juniors on their home field. Aurora was able to squeak out a 7-6 victory over...

First Bank Seniors Drop Pair At Loomis

The Kearney County First Bank Seniors made their way to Loomis for a doubleheader on July 6. Loomis came out on top in both contests, winning the opener 19-12 and taking the nightcap 16-8. With the losses...

Juniors End Year In B6 Tourney

First Bank Falls To St. Paul

G-S Defeats Aurora Coop

Juniors Fall To St. Paul, 7-6

First Bank Loses At Home To Kearney Little Ceasars

Juniors Defeat Overton

First Bank Seniors Get Home Win Defeating Overton

AC Juniors Fall To Five Points

First Bank Seniors Drop Doubleheader To York Seniors

Juniors Fall At St. Paul. 14-7