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Construction Update For Minden High School

Driving by the new high school construction site, the structure looks nearly complete. While most of the exterior is erected, there is still plenty of detail work to keep contractors busy until the school opens next Fall. Currently the focus is ensuring the structure is enclosed and the majority of ...

Blood And Marrow Drive Set For Friday

A Marrow Donor Registry and Blood Drive for ages 18-44 will be held Friday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kearney County Community Hospital in honor of Dean Schwenka. The public is encouraged to attend the event to help save lives. The purpose of the marrow donor registry drive is to hel...

Minden, Axtell To Debut New Websites

School websites offer insights into students’ classroom experience, updates on district activities, and easy contact with educators. This school year, Axtell Community Schools and Minden Public Schools have updated their websites to better serve their patrons. For years, the business teacher at Ax...

Kearney County Supervisors Review Sidewalk Report

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors convened August 16 for their second regular meeting of the month. Emergency Management Director Jeff England spoke with the board concerning his budget and staff. Kearney County Sheriff Scott White asked the supervisors during the August 2 meeting to consider ...

City Approves Water Project Change Order

A full council met for the August 15 Minden City Council meeting. Utilities Superintendent Ryan Hurst approached the council for approval of a change order to the water project. While working on Garber Avenue, a dead end main was discovered on Eighth Street between Garber and Hull. Hurst suggests e...

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Classic Car Show And Relic Rally Set For August 20

On August 20, the downtown square in Minden will be flooded with cars, vendors, and fun. The annual Classic Car Show and Relic Rally is a family fun day that draws visitors from out of town and state,...

CrossFit Manifold Will Get Minden Moving

Gym rats, students, firemen, retirees, and everyone in between are joining the CrossFit craze. CrossFit Manifold, across the street from City Hall in Minden, is helping bring the trend closer to home....

Minden Board Of Education Approves Issuance Of Bonds

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met August 8 for their regular monthly meeting. A resolution regarding the $9 million issuance of General Obligation school construction bonds series 2016 was...

Pedal Car Raffle At Car Show

The JCT 6/10 Cruzerz car club will be auctioning off a pedal car during the Classic Car Show August 20 with proceeds to benefit Amanda Mildfeldt Brabec in her battle with cancer. Brabec is a graduate of...

Minden’s Jensen Completes First Ironman

Audrey Jensen followed her Minden High School all-state volleyball and basketball career with a Division I volleyball title in Montana as she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Now living...

Supervisors Conduct Budget Reviews

Council Reopens Two Way Traffic On Gilman

School, City, And Industry Work Together For Program

Relay For Life Set For Saturday In Minden

Minden Extends Its 1:1 Program With New Chromebooks

Birkestrand Making Strides After Surgery To Remove Tumor

DI To Host Back To School Jam

Kansas Church Team Serves Pioneer Village

Supervisors Accept Bid On Motor Grader

City Approves First Reading Of New Private Swimming Pool Ordinance At Meeting

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First Bank Seniors Fall To Pierce In B-5 Area Title Game

Having beaten Columbus Lakeview 4-0 on July 25 in an elimination game, the Kearney County First Bank Seniors advanced to the championship round of the B-5 area tournament in Central City on July 26. The...

Kearney County Seniors End Year In B-5 Tourney

The Kearney County Senior American Legion baseball team saw its 2016 season come to an end in the Class B-5 Area Tournament held in Central City at Kernel Field on Saturday. The Seniors lost to Pierce...

First Bank Seniors Remain In B-5 Area Tourney

Kearney County First Bank had entered area tournament play on a bit of a roll, having won four of their previous five contests. Through the first three rounds of the B5 double-elimination tourney in Central...

Minden’s Kissinger To Be A Husker

Minden Whippet senior Taylor Kissinger made it official on Tuesday announcing on Twitter that she has selected to play womens basketball for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kissinger, who came...

Junior Golf Academy Has A Successful Summer Season

The Minden Country Club hosted the 2016 Junior Golf Academy beginning June 2 and running once a week through June 30. Steve Exstrom and Eric Christensen served as instructors providing lessons in swing...

Minden Swim Team Hosts Qualifying

Kearney County Srs. Drop Pair To Melons

First Bank Seniors Split With McCook

KC Seniors Fall On Road To D-T, 8-3

Kearney County Seniors Fall To Ord

First Bank Seniors Get Win Over Holdrege, 7-3

Juniors End Year At Home

KC Seniors Fall To Broken Bow

First Bank Seniors Fall At Home, 6-5

Aurora Cooperative Falls To Gothenburg