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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 offered some insight into their success by leading a session called ‘Fun, Easy, and Inexpensiv...

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 the fundraiser will go toward the purchase of AccuVein Hands Free devices. “This was the brain ...

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 demolition of the former high school building was discussed first. Superintendent James Widdifield...

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 lifestyle while providing nursing students an opportunity to explore the role of a population...

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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

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors revisited discussion of zoning permits and violations during the October 2 meeting. Zoning Administrator Joe Anderson answered questions the supervisors had about...

Minden Chamber Bandfest October 13

The 28th annual Minden Bandfest on Saturday, October 13 will feature 36 marching bands from schools across the state. The Minden Chamber of Commerce sponsored event will begin with a competitive marching...

City Approves Ice Pigging Project

Improvements to City water were on the October 1 Minden City Council agenda in the form of a water main ice pigging project. Utility Superintendent Ryan Hurst explained how ice pigging water mains could...

KCHS Trustees Approve Health Record Update

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting September 26. In public comments and communications the board recognized and expressed their gratitude for the receipt of...

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

Minden Public Schools Tax Request Remains Low

Board Approves 2018-19 Budget

Local Pediatric Cancer Research Donations Reach $100K Mark

Pheasants Forever Is Set For Sept. 19

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Axtell Falls To L-N

The Axtell Wildcats football team suffered a road loss on Friday when they traveled to take on the Lawrence-Nelson Raiders in a district contest. L-N got out to 23-0 first quarter lead and never looked...

W-H Falcons Top SEM, 39-18

Wilcox-Hildreth was held to its lowest point output of the season but still scored more than enough to down Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 39-18 on October 12 at Sumner. The Falcons, soaring at 7-0, host 3-4...

Minden Sweeps Matches With Cardinals, Eagles

The Minden Whippets volleyball team hosted the Southern Valley Eagles and Alma Cardinals on Thursday in a triangular at Minden High School and Senior Night. Minden seniors playing their final home game...

Dusters Edge Whippets, 29-26

Minden and Holdrege may not be the rivals they once were—different conference affiliations, different classifications for many of the recent years (although both are C-1 currently)—but the game is...

Whippets Qualify Four For State From C-3 District

Minden will be sending four individuals but no teams to the State Cross Country Meet based on results from the eleven team C-3 district meet at Doane University on October 11. The top three teams and top...

2018 Fort Kearny Conference Volleyball Tournament

Minden Boys And Girls Are 2018 SWC Runners-Up

Space Leads Minden At Districts

Whippets Get First Win At C-6 District

Wildcats Defeat Whippets

Falcons Fall To Spartans

Wildcats Top Flyers

Patriots Defeat Minden

Cats Run At St. Cecilia

Falcon Harries Host Falcon Invite