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Kearney County Supervisors Briefed On Holiday Event Plans For 2016

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors heard from the Minden Chamber of Commerce during the September 20 meeting. Chamber Vice President Kevin Krull presented the Chamber’s plan to create an annual holiday event on the Minden square. The City of Minden has approved the closure of the inside lane ...

Rowe Sanctuary To Celebrate Conservation Efforts Oct. 8

Iain Nicolson Audubon Center at Rowe Sanctuary will celebrate its conservation efforts on Saturday, Oct. 8. During the celebration Dr. Paul Johnsgard will receive the Prairie River Keeper Award. Dr. Paul Johnsgard is an ornithologist, artist and emeritus professor at the University of Nebraska. He ...

Bailey Rogers Wins Galaxy Of Stars Talent Search

Minden became the home of another rising star when Bailey Rogers and her family relocated last year. The young vocalist has dazzled crowds at church, sporting events, and most recently, the State Fair where she won first place in the Galaxy of Stars Talent Search Comets 12 and under age division. Ba...

Voters Decide Future Of The Weed Board

Kearney County residents will soon hit the polls for the 2016 General Election. Along with electing candidates to various offices, voters will be asked to decide if the Kearney County Noxious Weed Board should be dissolved. The item was added to the ballot during the June 21 meeting of the Kearney C...

City Approves FY 2016-17 Budget

Mayor Ted Griess welcomed Mr. Martin’s Government students to the September 19 Minden City Council meeting. He expressed his gratitude to new Minden volunteer firefighter Brandon Reeh and new Minden Police Officer Nicholas Hansen for their dedication to serving Minden. He finished his announcement...

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Minden 2016 Homecoming Activities

The 2016 Minden Homecoming theme is ‘Conquer Cozad’. Spirit days include Monday: medical profession/scrubs; Tuesday: farmer; Wednesday: superhero/favorite book character; Thursday: throwback Thursday...

Memorial Stone Placed In White Hill Cemetery For Sarah White

North of Minden is White Hill Cemetery. Few know that the cemetery was named after Sarah Lyon Hurlbert White who purchased the land in 1879 for her daughter and son-in-law, Ira and Zella (Hurlbert) Slater....

Visits To Great Grandmother Led To Lutkemeier’s Volunteerism

Kearney County is full of generous people who give time, money, and effort to make their community a better place. When the youth of the communities begin volunteering, it makes the act even more remarkable....

Board Debates Flooring In New High School

The recent sale of bond issuance at a premium created excess funds that led to change order #13 on the September 12 Minden Public Schools Board of Education agenda. The change order to replace LVT flooring...

Tri-Basin NRD To Include Observation Wells In Groundwater Quantity Management Data

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD) will begin utilizing data from dedicated observation wells in monitoring groundwater quantity throughout the district following the approval of TBNRD directors...

Weed Board Dissolution On County Agenda

Council Parcels Off Property And Approves Final Plat For LandMark Addition To City

Dr. Andy Craig Joins KCHS Medical Staff

Pheasants Forever Banquet Is Set For September 21

Wilcox Fall Festival Set For September 17

Pheasants Forever Banquet Is Set For September 21

Axtell Library Awarded SPD Operation Round Up Grant Funds For Two Projects

Deb Hays Is New Minden Postmaster

One Book One Nebraska Author To Visit Minden

Bethany Home Making Progress With Additions


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Broken Bow Upends Minden, 24-0

Broken Bow scored touchdowns on their first two possessions and went on to blank Minden 24-0 at Broken Bow on September 23. The Whippets drop to 3-2 and host 1-4 Cozad for the homecoming game on September...

Falcons Defeat Red Cloud 58-0 On Homecoming

Wilcox-Hildreth rushed for over 500 yards and won decisively over Red Cloud 58-0 at home on September 23. The win evens the Falcons’ season mark at 2-2. This Friday W-H hosts McPherson County (2-2)....

Minden Goes 2-1 At Holdrege Inv.

The Minden Whippets volleyball team was on the road for the second time this week traveling to Holdrege on Saturday for the Holdrege Invitational. The Whippets went 2-1 on the day defeating McCook and...

Wildcats Run At Franklin Invitational

Axtell’s cross country runners competed at the Franklin Invitational 5K on September 20. Ten schools entered runners with 54 individuals completing the race in the boys’ division. As a team Axtell...

Wildcats Fall To Bobcats, Look For Win At Shelton

The Axtell Wildcats football team dropped its third home contest of the year on Friday afternoon falling 46-6 to the Blue Hill Bobcats. Axtell falls to 0-5 as the young Cats look to regroup during the...

Falcons Split Two In Triangular

Taylor Kissinger Is Third; Minden Is 10th As Team

Lady Cats Win Two At Axtell Triangular

Whippets Go Winless At Cozad Invitational

Lady Cats Win Again At Tri.

Falcon Harriers At Alma Invite

Wilcox-Hildreth Falls As Late Field Goal Lifts Harvard

Whippets Host Minden Classic At Country Club

Cats, Falcons Play In Axtell Tri.

Whippets Play In Harvest Festival Invite