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Preliminary Hearing Held In Child Abuse Case

Christopher Preston, 24, Wilcox, appeared in Kearney County Court December 6 for a preliminary hearing for one charge of intentional child abuse resulting in a death. The Honorable Judge Timothy Hoeft presided over the proceedings with County Attorney Melodie Bellamy appearing for the state and Publ...

Supervisors Select Bid For V & 36 Road Paving Project

Kearney County signs a contract for a County Surveyor every four years. Joshua Grummert from Kenesaw spoke with the Kearney County Board of Supervisors during the December 4 meeting to let them know he is an option when the current contract is up. In light of Grummert’s appeal, the board determine...

Council Approves Purchase Of New Side Load Garbage Truck

The Minden City Council took care of old business before holding their reorganizational meeting December 3. First on the agenda was consideration of approval for the purchase of a new sanitation truck. The council was advised by Street Superintendent Chris Klahn and City Administrator Matt Cederburg...

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Audubon To Host Michael Farrell At Crane Festival

Audubon Nebraska is excited to announce Platte Basin Timelapse co-founder Michael Farrell as our lunchtime speaker on Friday, March 22, during the 2019 crane festival. Mike will be joining Lili Taylor...

Trustees Approve Updated Mission, Vision, And Values

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees met November 28 for their monthly meeting. Renee Grams, APRN gave the medical staff report. She told the board the clinic has been busy with several...

Goodfellows Start 2018 Christmas Season

The Kearney County Goodfellows have begun their drive for the 2018 Christmas season. They will be accepting cash donations at any of the banks in Kearney County. The Goodfellows pack and deliver Christmas...

Satyaswari Leaves Bali For Minden In Rotary Youth Exchange Program

Seventeen year old Asri Satyaswari has traded the sandy beaches and busy marketplace of her hometown in Bali, Indonesia for an exchange year in the rolling cornfields and rural living of Minden, Nebraska...

Supervisors Discuss Storage For Pageant Costumes

Representatives from the Light of the World pageant, Matt and Ben Morey, attended the November 20 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors to discuss storage options for pageant costumes and...

Council Approves Speed Limit Change First Reading

Santa Lucia Is December 8

McDowell Earns Eagle Award

2018 Christmas Traditions Festival Schedule Of Events

Fahrlander Inducted Into Music Educator’s Hall Of Fame

School Board Discusses Bus Barn Plans

KCHS Receives National Recognition For Performance Leadership In Quality And Patient Perspectives

2018 Kearney County General Election Results

Supervisors Grant Special Use Permit

Blessing Wins Street Project Bid


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Wildcats, Falcons Wrestle At Southern Valley Invitational

The Axtell Wildcats and the Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling teams were in action on Friday traveling to Southern Valley in the 18 team invite. Axtell finished ninth overall with 99 points while the Falcons...

Lady Falcons Down Shelton

Wilcox-Hildreth’s girls climbed to 3-0 with a 57-36 win over Shelton on December 6 at Wilcox. A strong 15-5 advantage in the first quarter and an even 11-11 second period had the Lady Falcons on top...

Minden Boys Fall To Lex

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team saw their record dip to 0-2 on December 4 with a home loss to the Class B Lexington Minutemen.. The visiting Lexington squad used a big first half en route to a...

Minden Defeats Lexington

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team moved its record to an unblemished 2-0 record on Dec. 4 when they hosted the Class B Lexington Minutemaids. The Whippets got 31 points from Alex Bauer and Sarah...

Minden Dual

The Minden Whippet wrestling team hosted the Wood River Eagles for a dual match on December 6 at Minden High School. Wood River was able to defeat the Dawgs in the dual meet by a score of 54-30. The following...

Cats Drop Pair Of Games To Pleasanton And Bertrand

Lady Cats Fall At Silver Lake

Axtell Falls To Overton, 68-60

Falcons Rally To Top Bulldogs, 65-50

Overton Downs Lady Cats

Cats Top Mustangs

Lady Cats Fall To Bertrand, 30-18

Whippet Wrestlers Third At Twin Loup Invitational

Falcon Boys Get Another Win

Lady Falcons Dealt First Loss