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Seth Webster, Parks and Rec Director For City Of Minden

Recreation options in Minden are flourishing. With the guidance of new Parks and Recreation Director Seth Webster, ideas are becoming reality and more activities are becoming available to residents. Webster is originally from Wood River. After graduating from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, h...

School Board-Extra Duty Assignments And Summer Projects

The first order of business during the May 8 Minden Public Schools Board of Education meeting was to approve the excused absence of board members Ken Carpenter and Richard Jacobson. The remaining board members then got started on a full agenda. A hearing was opened for the reaffirmation of Policy 54...

MOH And MPR Bringing Magic To Minden This Summer

The City of Minden Parks and Recreation Department and Minden Opera House have partnered to bring magic to Minden this summer with Magical Summer Movies. Three spellbinding films will be featured at the Minden Opera House on May 19, June 9, and July 7 beginning at 7:00 p.m. The enchantment begins on...

Summer Lunch Program Begins June 5

Minden Public Schools in cooperation with the Minden Ministerial Association will once again be serving summer lunch at East Elementary. Area youth ages 1-18 are encouraged to attend and have a well balanced, hot meal for free. Lunch will be served Monday through Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., J...

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Community Picnic Tables

The Minden High School Tech Club is putting the final touches on a pair of twenty foot picnic table trailers that will be available for checkout to Minden Public Schools District patrons. Completion of...

Supervisors Approve Payment To Vontz, Moved Along On Closure For 33 Road

The May 2 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors started off with a SCEDD update from Executive Director Sharon Hueftle. She began by thanking supervisor Bob Swanson for finding new SCEDD Deputy...

City Council Tackles A Full Agenda

The Minden City Council met May 1 with a full agenda. Jason Van Nastram from CPI was in attendance to explain an application for bulk storage of flammable liquids at their N. Brown Avenue location. In...

Trustees Discuss Radiology Remodel

The monthly meeting of the Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees was held on April 26. The meeting began with a proposal to purchase a replacement generator breaker. An issue with the current...

Emergency Training Held In Minden

Responding to a call on April 19 at 6:30 p.m., emergency responders from Minden and Axtell found visibly injured students in and around a school bus in the parking lot west of the Minden track. With lights...

Arrest Made, Investigation Ongoing

Tree Board To Install Pollinator Garden

MHS Presents ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ April 27-28

MHS Students Are Role Models For East

Council Approves Flammable Liquid Bulk Storage For Aurora Co-op

Supervisors Approve Special Permit For Fort Kearny Consolidated

Kearney County Cleanup May 5-6

Kearney County Sends Aid To Kansas Fire Victims

Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Awards

Walk Out At Lunch 2017 Will Be Wed. April 26

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Axtell Qualifies 20 To State, Falcons Punch Four Tickets

The District D-8 track and field meet at Kenesaw on May 10 was dominated by Axtell as both the Cats' girls and boys captured championships. The Lady Cats 143 points easily outdistanced the rest of the...

Minden Boys End Season With District Title, Whippets Qualify 10 For 2017 State Track Meet

The Minden Whippets track and field team had a great day on Thursday competing in the Class B-5 district meet held in Broken Bow under sunny skies and breezy conditions. The Minden boys made it a clean...

34 Area Athletes To State

The Minden Whippets, Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons have qualified a combined 34 athletes for the 2017 Nebraska State Track and Field Championships May 19 and 20 in Omaha at Burke Stadium....

Hanson Medals At Broken Bow Inv.

The Broken Bow Golf Club and the Broken Bow Indians had to reschedule their invitational golf tournament due to a freak May snowstorm. The invite was postponed for a second time until May 9. By then the...

Kuehn, Miller Lead Whippet Golfers

Due to a scheduling snafu, the Awarii Dunes Classic was moved to Meadowlark Hills Golf Course on Thursday. The weather was overcast and cooler in the morning but by the afternoon the skies had cleared...

Kuehn Is 2017 SWC Champion

Axtell Wins 2017 FKC Boys And Girls Track Titles

Minden Boys Win 2017 SWC Title, Girls Are Fourth

Whippets Shine In Final Meet Before Districts Thursday

Minden Fifth At Holdrege Invite

Whippet JVs At Alma Invite

Falcons Compete At Jim Mather Invitational

Axtell Boys Win Overton Invitational

Minden Boys First, Lady Whippets Place Sixth At Centennial Invitational

Whippet Golfers 11th At Wild Horse