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Supervisors Review Building Key Policy

Building and grounds business dominated the February 7 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors. Jon Dorn and supervisors Wayne Anderson and Roy Nelson led the discussions. County employees were issued identification cards several years ago that offered access to the courthouse through the...

Minden’s Hoyt Named District V AD Of The Year

The Nebraska State Interscholastic Administrators Association (NSIAAA) wishes to announce the selection of the 2017 State Athletic Director of the Year and District Athletic Directors of the Year. Each year the NSIAAA recognizes Athletic Directors who exemplify the highest standards of his/her profe...

Juan Garcia, Spanish Foreign Exchange Student

Juan Garcia was accustomed to small town life before he came to Minden. The home he shares with his mother, father, and younger sister in Spain is minutes away from the city proper of Logroño, the capital of the province of La Rioja. “Where I live you have the big city but then the other part of ...

Council Hears Presentations And Discusses Vicious Dog Ordinance

The Minden City Council heard presentations from three department heads during the February 6 meeting. The presentations provided insight into the duties, projects, and budgets of the Cemetery, Street, Sanitation & Recycling, and Parks & Recreation Departments. Highlights from the Cemetery Departmen...

Fiske Sentenced For Motor Vehicle Homicide

A somber mood filled the Kearney County courtroom February 9 as Jason R. Fiske, 37, of Minden appeared in County Court to receive sentencing on one count of unintentional misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide with the honorable Judge Michael Mead presiding. The charge against Fiske was the result of a ...

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Osborne Visits Minden To Help Celebrate National Mentors Month

TeamMates coordinators and staff came together this January to celebrate mentoring in the Minden area. January 1 marked the start of National Mentoring Month. Nationwide, programs honored mentors for their...

Athletic Trainer Ross Oberg, Keeping Whippet Players In The Game

Athletes, coaches, officials, and fans all play a role in the high school sports scene, but one vital position is often overlooked: the athletic trainer. Ross Oberg from Family Physical Therapy has held...

John Kucharski, German Exchange Student At MHS

Exchange student John Kucharski of Berlin, Germany has adapted well to life in Minden, but not bumping shoulders with other people was an adjustment. Berlin is the largest city in Germany with a population...

Overleese Is Coordinator At Senior Center

The Minden Senior Center provides noon meals Monday through Friday to people 60 and over in the community. The meals were prepared by Coordinator Barb King for a number of years, but after her retirement...

KCHS Introduces New Specialty Outpatient Clinics

New specialty outpatient clinic services have been added to the list currently available at Kearney County Health Services. A Psychiatry Clinic with Suzanne Gregg, APRN will be available the first Monday...

Reichstein Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Progress Made In News Archive Project At Jensen Memorial Library

Supervisors Take Action On Tax Sales

Steering Committee Prepares For Release Of Grant Funds

Council Hears Citizen Request Concerning Kennel Ordinance

Sentencing Date Set In Child Sexual Assault Case In Kearney County District Court

Part Four: The Final Review From 2016 From The Courier

Jazzercise Craze Comes To Minden

Board Approves Refinancing Bonds, Savings Could Be $800K

The Courier Takes A Look Back At 2016 - Part 3


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Swedes Down Dawgs

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team hosted the Gothenburg Swedes on Feb. 4 in their final home contest of the 2016-17 season in C.L. Jones Gymnasium. The Swedes defeated Minden in the Southwest Conference...

Falcons Down Mustangs

Wilcox-Hildreth got back to its winning ways topping Silver Lake 50-35 at Roseland on February 10. The Falcons halted a three-game losing skid in rising to 12-9. W-H outscored the Mustangs in every quarter...

Axtell Tops Elwood

The Axtell girls won handily at home on February 10 with a 60-21 defeat of Elwood to conclude its 2016-17 regular season home schedule. The Lady Cats moved up to 17-4 with just one road game left at Southwest...

Eagles Top Dawgs

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team let one slip away on Thursday at Wood River. The Whippets were trying to break a long winless streak when they traveled to Wood River to take on the Eagles in their...

Whippets Defeat Wood River

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team closed out its 2016-17 regular season on Thursday when they traveled to Wood River to take on the Eagles. Minden completed the year with a 14 point victory over...

Cats Qualify Four For State Meet

McDowell Heading To State

5 Area Wrestlers Head To State

Axtell Boys Fall To Pleasanton, 58-42

Wilcox-Hildreth Boys Are Fourth In FKC

Axtell, Wilcox-Hildreth Wrestlers Compete In Conference Meet

Lady Cats Fall In FKC Final

Whippets Come Up Short Against Cozad

Minden Girls Dominate Haymakers, 59-15

Minden Wrestlers Places 7th At SWC