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Supervisors Explore Investments

The second regular April meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors was held April 17 in the courthouse assembly room. County Treasurer Barb Lynn attended the meeting to answer questions about the County’s investments. She reported all of the County’s funds are drawing interest. Some inv...

Ed Rowse Is New MPS Activities Director

The end of the school year is a busy time for teachers as they wrap up lesson plans, administer final tests, work around full activity schedules, and try to keep students on task. For Ed Rowse the final months of school are busier than years past as he begins learning the ropes of his new position a...

Kearney County Cleanup May 4-5

The 2018 Kearney County Great American Clean Up is set for Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5 sponsored by Kearney County and the City of Minden. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the event and help beautify their communities. The hours for Friday, May 4 are 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. or u...

Council Discusses Infrastructure Plans

The Minden City Council held two meetings April 16. The first was a special workshop meeting to discuss City infrastructure improvements for Downtown Revitilization (DTR) grant funds. Brenda Jensen and Luke Dutcher from Miller & Associates provided a brief recap of how the project got started. The C...

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Walk At Lunch Day April 25

Krull Agency, along with Blue Cross and Blue Shield is encouraging all businesses, their employees, and schools to make healthy lifestyle choices throughout the day. Staying active is one of the most important...

MPS School Board Prepares For Auction Of Surplus Property At Old High School

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education held a lengthy meeting April 11. Before getting down to business the board opened the floor to public comment. Katie Sinsel used the opportunity to ask that...

Will Run For Chocolate 5k Set For May 19

Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) is sponsoring the Will Run for Chocolate 5k and 1 mile run/walk on Saturday, May 19. The run/walk will begin at the Kearney County hospital in Minden. The 5k starts...

Lions Club Serves Minden For 70 Years

“We Serve” is the Lions Club motto and the Minden chapter embodies those words regularly. Founded in 1948, the local chapter has built a tradition of projects that serve the community in a number of...

MPS Presents Rebel Without A Cause

On April 26-27, Minden Public Schools students will perform ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ in the MPS Performing Arts Center. The dramatization by James Fuller will be directed by Angie Oberg and Whitney...

MHS Holds Mock Trials At Kearney County Courthouse

Supervisors Accept Gravel Bids

City Approves Preliminary Platting Of Three Subdivisions

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City Council Holds Special Meeting

Leadercast Is May 4 At Opera House

Axtell Introduces Wildcat Beef In School

Kearney/Buffalo County CASA Kicks Off Child Abuse Prevention Month In Minden

Supervisors Approve Final Plat For Summer Haven 6th

Council Approves Bid Process For Street Paving Projects, Talks Street Study


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Wildcats Win Title At Overton

The eight-team Overton Invitational on April 17 was the sixth meet of the season for the Axtell boys' and girls' track teams. On this occasion, as on the previous five, the Cat boys won the team championship....

Minden Is Third, Seventh At Centennial Invitational

The Minden Whippets track and field teams traveled to Utica on April 17 to compete in the eight-team Centennial Invitational. The Minden boys came away with a third place team finish, scoring 84 points....

Minden Boys Finish Fourth In Track And Field Festival

The Minden Whippets had eight athletes compete on Thursday in the second annual Nebraska Track and Field Festival held in Omaha at Papillion-LaVista South High School. Minden came away with some top performances...

Hanson Lead Golfers

The Minden Whippets golf team was in action on April 17 competing in the 12-team McCook Invitational held at Heritage Hills Golf Course. The Whippets finished 11th in the team standings with a team score...

Falcons Compete At Mather Invitational

The Wilcox-Hildreth track team participated in the 12-team Jim Mather Invitational at Arapahoe on April 18. The boys finished eighth with 27 points. The top three were North Platte St. Pats (99), Cambridge...

Wildcats Compete At Ravenna Invite

Minden, Axtell Run At Bader Inv.

Axtell Boys And Girls Win Team Titles At Axtell Invite

Minden, Axtell Play In Triangular

Minden Boys Third, Girls Sixth At Invite

Minden Qualifiers For Nebraska Track Festival

Hanson, Walmsley Lead Dawg Golfers

Minden Golfers Begin Year At Kearney Invitational

Whippet Track And Field Competes At Feeken Invite Placing Fifth And Sixth

Wildcat Boys Win Second Invite, Lady Cats Finish As Runner-Up