2010 Year In Review

October 6
Friends, neighbors and family of Tom Meisenbach gathered at the farm to help harvest soybeans.  Meisenbach, a life long resident of Kearney County, was undergoing treatment for Stage III colon cancer.
The Minden Bandfest parade route down Brown Avenue would remain the same, despite the additional $1,400 cost to the city for required signage by the Nebraska Department of Roads.  Parade coordinator Todd Jensen said the cost was worth it to keep the parade route the same as it had been for the past twenty years.  Because Brown Avenue is also Nebraska State Highway 10, it falls under NDOR jurisdiction, which made the new signage mandatory for use of the street for the Bandfest parade route.
Kearney County Health Services offered a drive through flu shot clinic.
Candidates for Axtell homecoming were Shala Fox, Heath Anderbery, Mariah Popple, Bryce Runge, Shala Nelson and Trevor Popple.  Crowned King was Heath Anderbery and Queen Mariah Popple.
The City of Minden played host to over 170 economic developers from across Nebraska attending the Nebraska Economic Developers Association (NEDA) conference.
The Minden volleyball team defeated an old conference rival, the Holdrege Dusters, in four sets.
The Axtell girls cross country team finished 19th at the UNK cross country meet in Kearney.
October 13
The Minden City Council asked for public comment regarding an ordinance to establish a curfew for youth under the age of sixteen and an ordinance closing the city parks at night.  The curfew and restricted park access was meant to address vandalism.

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