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Supervisors Review Budget, Purchase Motor Grader

Budget discussion filled much of the August 8 meeting of the Kearney County Supervisors. Several department heads attended the meeting to explain their requests and changes in the proposed budgets. County Sheriff Scott White explained that jail medical expenses were unusually high this year which le...

Kearney County Activities For The Total Solar Eclipse Coming August 21

On August 21, 2017, the moon will align itself between earth and the sun casting a shadow across the earth’s surface and appearing as a total solar eclipse. For the first time in over 90 years, the total solar eclipse will cross the United States coast to coast and be visible from cities across Ne...

Ordinance Approved To Ban Parking On South Side Of Second Street

The Minden City Council tackled a number of topics quickly during the August 7 regular meeting. A citizen request item that appeared on the July 20 agenda was given more formal attention with consideration of an ordinance. During the previous meeting, the council discussed the difficulty in navigati...

Doug Wulf, APRN To Join KCHS

The Kearney County Health Services clinic will soon have another health care provider on staff. Doug Wulf, APRN will join the medical staff and begin seeing patients in the clinic on September 5. Born and raised in Cambridge, Wulf is no stranger to small town life. After graduating high school in 19...

KC Kids Continue Fairground Improvements

The Kearney County Fairgrounds livestock area is often underappreciated until the County Fair rolls around. One local 4H club has been working to improve the area in the off season. The latest update was the creation and installation of three new gates on the west side where goats and sheep are penn...

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Nielsen Kids U-Pick Pumpkin Patch Features Nebraska 150 Corn Maze

Nielsen Kids U-Pick Pumpkin Patch of Minden has created a way to walk the whole state in less than a day. Visitors to the farm can enter the Nebraska shaped corn maze that features Nebraska highways and...

New Building, New Class Schedules For MHS Students

When Minden high school students head back to class next week they will not only be acclimating to a new building, but to a new class schedule as well. The new schedule will allow for several opportunities...

Classic Car Show, Craft Fair And Motorcycle Show & Shine August 19

The Minden Chamber of Commerce and Central Nebraska Riding Club will host dual automotive appreciation events in Minden on August 19. The public is invited to attend the Christmas City Classic Car Show...

Rowe Adventures: Play In The Platte Set For Aug. 19

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary is offering Rowe Adventures: “Play in the Platte” on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In celebration of the upcoming solar eclipse, families...

KCHS Board Of Trustees Hear Positive Reports

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on July 26 with member Jeff Hanson absent. With no old or new business to discuss, the meeting quickly advanced to reports....

Dr. Cynthia Lewis To Provide Oncology Services At KCHS

Kearney County Relay For Life Set For August 5

Alice In Wonderland Jr.

Minden’s Alan Corr Promotes Operation S.A.F.E. In Ag Aviation

City Council Holds Two Special Meetings

Board Of Equalization Hears Protest Decisions

MHS Nebraska Centennial Class Of 1967 Plans Fundraiser For New MHS Equipment

Newly Established Axtell Community Fund Brings Exciting Possibilities To The Windmill City

Mobile Planetarium Coming To Jensen Memorial On July 26

MHS All Class Reunion Schedule Of Events


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Swim Team Participates At The Championship Meet In Lex

The Minden team had 38 swimmers qualify to swim at the Plains Tsunami Swim League Championship meet held in Lexington on July 15. Many placed in the top eight. Long Free: 8 and under boys - Gavin Knajdl,...

Minden Junior Golf Academy

The Minden Country Club hosted the 2017 Junior Golf Academy beginning June 1 and running once a week through June 29. Steve Exstrom and Allie Exstrom served as instructors providing lessons in swing mechanics,...

First Bank Seniors Win Season Finale

The Kearney County First Bank Seniors baseball season ended on a good note as they downed Loomis 5-3 on July 14 at Loomis. First Bank closes the campaign with a 3-15 record. First Bank never trailed in...

First Bank Loses To Aurora

Aurora used two big innings to account for most of its run production in a 19-4 win over Kearney County First Bank on June 28 in Aurora. First Banks falls to 2-12. After a scoreless first for both teams,...

Holdrege Tops Aurora Coop

The Kearney County Aurora Cooperative Junior Legion baseball team was on the road on June 30 traveling to Holdrege to conclude its 2017 regular season against the Holdrege Juniors. Holdrege defeated Aurora...

Aurora Coop Juniors Lose In Final At Bat, 7-6, To Aurora

First Bank Seniors Drop Pair At Loomis

Juniors End Year In B6 Tourney

First Bank Falls To St. Paul

G-S Defeats Aurora Coop

Juniors Fall To St. Paul, 7-6

First Bank Loses At Home To Kearney Little Ceasars

Juniors Defeat Overton

First Bank Seniors Get Home Win Defeating Overton

AC Juniors Fall To Five Points