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Sentencing Date Set In Child Sexual Assault Case In Kearney County District Court

Elmer E. Spurrier Jr. of Clay Center appeared in Kearney County District Court January 11 for one count of third degree sexual assault of a child, a class 3 felony. Spurrier was represented by Derek Terwey while the state was represented by County Attorney Melodie Bellamy, the honorable Judge Stephe...

Part Four: The Final Review From 2016 From The Courier

The difference is in the details and several details large and small helped set 2016 apart from years past in Kearney County. The Minden Utilities Department battled a broken water main and valve on Colorado Avenue in January. With temperatures in the freezing range, City employees diligently worked...

Jazzercise Craze Comes To Minden

It doesn’t take a fitness nut to get hooked on Jazzercise. Jodi Hurst fell in love after her first class in 2009 and plenty of area women have followed the trend since the Minden center opened in October of last year. “I’ve been Jazzercising since 2009 when the center opened in Seward, but whe...

Board Approves Refinancing Bonds, Savings Could Be $800K

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met with all members present January 9. Before dealing with new business, the board approved officers, committees, and more during the first meeting of 2017. Board officers remained the same with Craig Grams as president, Richard Jacobsen as vice presiden...

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The Courier Takes A Look Back At 2016 - Part 3

The character of a community is defined by its citizens. In 2016, residents of the area reenforced the positive image of Kearney County with inspirational acts of selflessness and personal success. The...

Supervisors Reorganize

The Kearney County Supervisors held a regular and reorganizational meeting January 5. Zoning Administrator and Safety Chairman Joe Anderson provided the supervisors with a copy of Safety Commission minutes...

City Holds First Meeting of 2017

The first Minden City Council meeting of the year was over in less than ten minutes January 3. Councilman Bob Carlson and City Attorney Tom Lieske were absent as the rest of the council took action on...

The Courier Takes A Look Back At 2016 - Part 2

Entertainment in Kearney County covers a lot of ground. Residents cheer on local athletes, participate in a variety of organizations, and enjoy art and theater events throughout the year. In 2016, the...

The Nebraska Sonata Project Hosts Free Concert In Minden

The Nebraska Sonata Project will be hosting their final free concert of the season Friday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Minden Opera House. The concert features three musicians who met at the University...

The Minden Courier Takes A Look Back At 2016

Supervisors Hold Final Meeting Of 2016

Council Considers Electric Rates And Transformer Repair

Minden Awarded $350,000 Downtown Revitalization Grant

One Vehicle Accident Claims The Life Of Axtell Woman

Trinity Lutheran Church In Hildreth To Showcase Living Nativity On Christmas Eve

Board Of Education Approves Purchase Order For Industrial Arts Equipment

Minden High Gymnasium Taking Shape

Wilcox-Hildreth Ag Education Students Get Room To Move

Nielsen Farms Fame Reaches Beyond Kearney County


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Jays Upend Minden, End Three Game Win Streak

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team had its three game winning streak snapped on its home floor of C.L. Jones Gymnasium. The Class C-2 state rated Ravenna Bluejays came to Minden to take on the streaking...

Minden Duals Invitational

The Minden Whippet wrestling team hosted its annual Minden Dual Invitational on Friday afternoon held inside C.L. Jones Gymnasium. The Whippets finished fifth in the team results. Broken Bow won the dual...

Streaking Minden Boys Get Third Straight Win, Top Jays

Don’t look now but the Minden Whippets boys basketball team is on another winning streak. After the Dawgs won their first two contests, Minden hit the skids dropping six in a row before now winning three...

Axtell Boys Fall On Road To Buffaloes

Elm Creek’s boys hosted Axtell on January 12 and the Buffs defeated the Cats 72-28 dropping Axtell’s record to 1-11. The first quarter saw Elm Creek take a huge 22-2 lead. The Buffs then doubled up...

Falcons, Cats Wrestle At SEM

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons and Axtell Wildcats competed on Friday in the SEM Invitational wrestling tournament held in Sumner. In the 18-team invite, Axtell finished fifth with 79 points with the Falcons...

Lady Cats Edged By Elm Creek, 54-46

Falcon Boys Get Home Win Over Loomis, 43-40

Lady Whippets Fall To St. Cecilia

Axtell Boys Drop Pair Over Weekend

Cats, Whippets Are Ninth, Tenth At Franklin Invitational

Minden Boys Win Second Straight, Defeating Badgers 80-46

Minden Girls Win Again, Top Valentine 49-24 In SWC Clash

Patriots Rally To Defeat Whippets

Minden Edges Adams Central, 41-40

Minden Girls Fall To Jays In Holiday Tourney Final