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Minden Grad Overcomes Setback With Optimism And Determination

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, unless you’re a 2005 Minden High School graduate sharing the story of your success. A.J. Montgomery landed a role in LaReve: The Dream at the Wynn in Las Vegas. The prestigious appointment is only half of his success story. Montgomery discovered his love of a...

Wine, Wreaths, And Whimsy November 6

The Kearney County Medical Foundation and the KCHS Auxiliary will hold its annual Wine, Wreaths & Whimsy event on Sunday, November 6 at the Kearney County Fairgrounds 4-H Building. The benefit auction will feature an appetizer buffet beginning at 4 p.m. and silent auction followed by the live auctio...

School Board Approves Standard Response Protocol

The Minden School Board of Education met October 10 with only two new business items on the agenda. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Wheelock explained the first item. During a recent workshop put on by Nebraska Department of Education, a suggestion was made for all Nebraska schools to adopt a uniform Sta...

Augustin Gets Wish For 105 Birthday

Hinterlong Living was a hive of activity October 8 as friends, family, staff, and residents celebrated Thelma Augustin’s 105th birthday. The large turnout fulfilled her one birthday wish. “I’ve got such a good life right now, I really don’t have anything more to wish for. I would like for my...

Minden’s Carson Kring Among Mutual Aid Volunteers In Florida To Assist

Former Minden resident Carson Kring was among the thirteen man crew from Lincoln Electric System deployed October 6 to help Florida power utlities with anticipated power restoration efforts due to Hurricane Matthew. The volunteer group arrived in Vero Beach, Florida October 9 with seven trucks. Down...

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City To Connect 5th And Industrial Drive

The Minden City Council moved forward with their plan to promote industrial growth in Minden with approval of a water phase I change order and site prep and road grading during the October 3 regular meeting....

KCHS Health Fair Aims To Teach Healthier Lifestyle

Kearney County Health Services will host a Health Fair October 22, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for the public. Residents who attend the event can learn about health programs and resources and take advantage...

Minden Woman Crafts 114 Quilts For Disaster Relief

Quilters from Minden’s Bethany Lutheran Church have been busy piecing together their donations for Lutheran World Relief. The international disaster relief and recovery organization distributes hundreds...

KAAPA Ethanol Purchases Abengoa Bioenergy Of Ravenna

KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC in Minden successfully closed on the purchase of the Abengoa Bioenergy ethanol facility in Ravenna for $115 million. The facility, now KAAPA Ethanol Ravenna LLC, began contracting...

Fahrlander To Direct UNK Band On Oct. 13

Phil Fahrlander retired from teaching band students in Minden in 1997, 19 years ago, so it is an honor to be invited to be guest conductor for the UNK Wind Ensemble concert on Thursday, Oct. 13 in the...

County Supervisors Set Gravel Trailer Bid Date

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Phillips Knows Early Detection Is Key To Fight Breast Cancer

26th Annual Minden Chamber Bandfest Set For October 15

Minden All Class Reunion Set For July 2017

Cornerstone Purchases The State Bank Of Hildreth

New Minden High School Work Moving Along With Progress Daily

Minden High Tech Club Serves Up Gratitude

Kearney County Supervisors Briefed On Holiday Event Plans For 2016

Rowe Sanctuary To Celebrate Conservation Efforts Oct. 8


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Cats Qualify Two, Falcons One At D-5

Runners from 17 schools competed at the D-5 district cross country meet at Arapahoe’s Crum Creek Country Club. Axtell qualified two runners and Wilcox-Hildreth one for the state meet at Kearney on October...

Wheelock Wins C-3, Minden Boys And Girls Both Qualify For State

Minden’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams are headed to state. The Whippets competed at the C-3 district at Fairbury on October 13 and the boys won the championship while the girls finished third....

Taylor Kissinger Narrowly Misses Medal, Finishes 16th

The Class C State Golf tournament was held on October 10-11 at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte. The weather on day one was cloudy and cooler in the morning giving way to sunshine and warmer temperatures...

Axtell Fourth In FKC

The Axtell Lady Cats volleyball team came into the 2016 Fort Kearny Conference and were shooting for a tournament title but had their dreams derailed in the semifinals on October 11 played in Overton....

Whippets Sweep Two At Alma Triangular

The Minden Whippets volleyball team concluded their travel week schedule on Thursday making the short trip to Alma to compete in the Alma triangular with the Cardinals and Southern Valley Eagles. Minden...

Stratman’s Four Scores Weren’t Enough As Axtell Falls To Raiders

Falcons Win Final Home Contest, 47-6

Axtell Wins Two At Amherst Tri.

Minden Boys Win SWC Championship, Girls Are Runner-Up

Kissinger Qualifies For C State Meet

Whippets Fall In C-6 District Tournament

Wilcox-Hildreth Hosts 2016 Falcon Invitational

Falcons Downed At Silver Lake

Whippets Fall To Chants In Finale

Minden Softball Drops Three At Invite