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AgrAbility Helps Injured Farmers Get Back In The Field

Agriculture can be a dangerous occupation. Despite the number of risks on the job, the profession is unforgiving to those who are touched by disability. Nebraska AgrAbility makes it possible for those individuals to continue in their chosen field of agriculture with education, assistive technology, ...

Flowering Plants Help Producers Attract Pollinators Into Fields For Bigger Harvests

Threats to the population of honeybees, bumblebees, and butterflies is taking its toll on cultivated crops that depend on them for pollination around the world. In an effort to help reestablish the pollinators’ numbers, many farmers have begun adding flowering plant species in and around their fie...

Kevin Raun Farm Powered By The Sun

Kevin Raun of Minden is getting more from his farm than just a healthy crop. With the installation of a 75 panel solar array last May, he has lowered his energy bills and produced enough energy to equal over 9 million AA batteries or power the Eiffel Tower for 11 nights. “I’ve been interested in...

Minden School Board Reviews Budget And Purchasing Policy

Board of Education met March 13 for their monthly meeting. After roll call confirmed all members were present, a motion was made and approved to move agenda items 7B-C Executive Session to the end of the last meeting item. The 2016-17 budget was amended due to the refinancing of bonds. The revenues ...

MHS Speech Team Wins C-1 District

The Minden Speech team earned the District Champion title during the C-1 District Meet in Minden on March 14. All 18 district entries earned medals with 11 entries qualifying for the state competition at UNK March 23. First, second, and third place finishers at the district meet qualified for the st...

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Blue Jeans & BBQ Set For March 31

On March 31, the Minden Chamber of Commerce will salute agriculture, promote local business, and bring the community together with the third annual Blue Jeans & BBQ event at the Kearney County Fairgrounds....

County Accepts Gravel Bids

Gravel bids were opened at the Kearney County Board of Supervisors March 7 meeting. Three companies submitted bids for consideration. Broadfoot Sand & Gravel, Inc. quoted $5.70 from either their Kearney...

Rowe Nature Camps To Be Held In June

Registrations are now being accepted for summer camps at Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary near Gibbon. Platte River Safari is a hands-on, nature day camp for second through fifth graders that will run June 19...

City Receives Revenue Return Funds During March 6 Meeting

The Minden City Council had a short meeting March 6. Mayor Ted Griess began the meeting with an expression of thanks to Alan Eschliman and his crew for their work cleaning out trees behind the library....

Minden High School FCCLA Chapter Attends Conference

The Minden High School FCCLA Chapter attended the FCCLA State Peer Education Conference held in Kearney on Feb. 27. The theme of the meeting was “Su-PEER Heroes!” The outreach project of the conference...

ACE Board Approves $200,000 Distribution To Nebraska Member Communities

JML To Hold Used Book Sale

Join CHS Holdrege To Help Fight Hunger Through CHS Harvest For Hunger

Sanitation And Recycle Changes Begin April 3

KCHS Cardiac Rehab Gets New Equipment, Updates

Butler, Voigt, & Stewart, P.C. Opens Office In Minden

Mission Trip: New Orleans

Supervisors Present One & Six Year Plan In Public Hearing

Council Approves One And Six Year Street Plan

Council Opts For Second Underground Transmission Line For Main Power Feed

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Minden Boys Are Second, Girls Sixth At UNK Invite

The Minden girls' and boys' track teams competed in the Class B portion of the UNK high school indoor meet at Cushing Fieldhouse in Kearney on March 18 to get the track and field season underway. The Lady...

Falcon Track Team Opens At UNK Inv.

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons boys and girls track and field teams got their 2017 season underway on Thursday with the athletes competing in the Class D University of Nebraska-Kearney High School Invitational...

Falcons Defeated In OT Of District Final

Wilcox-Hildreth came agonizingly close to a state tournament berth but was denied that accomplishment by Wauneta-Palisade in a 53-51 overtime victory by the Broncos in the District D2-4 final on February...

Minden Falls To Indians

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team finished off its 2016-17 regular season on Feb. 17 traveling to Broken Bow to face the Indians in a Southwest Conference battle. Broken Bow defeated Minden 62-33...

Eagles Defeat Wildcats

The regular season finale for the Axtell boys had them hosting Southern Valley on February 17 and the Eagles left with an 84-39 victory over the Wildcats. Axtell entered subdistrict action sporting a 2-19...

Axtell Boys Open D2-7 With Victory

Falcons Win D2-7 Subdistrict, Defeating Loomis 64-29

Minden Falls To Patriots In C1-10

Falcons Down Cats In D2-7 Subdistrict Semifinal

Axtell Girls Fall To Warriors In D2-7 Sub Final

Axtell Girls Fall To Warriors In D2-7 Sub Final

Minden Loses To Kearney Catholic

Axtell’s Skaggs Is Runner-up At 285 In Class D

Falcon Boys Split Games To End Year

Red Cloud Defeats Falcons In Class D2-7