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Four Volunteer Fire Departments Respond To Structure Fire In Minden February 14

Four fire departments responded to a structure fire call in Minden on February 14. At 3:56 p.m. the Minden Volunteer Fire Department was called to a trailer court at 110 W. Campbell Street No. 1 for a structure fire. Emergency radio traffic reported smoke coming out of the windows and doors of the h...

MHS Student Introduces Purses For Women Project

Minden High School junior Anais Sowles is collecting donations for an FCCLA STAR project that will benefit women in need. The collection began two weeks ago with an announcement to high school students and a Facebook post that has been shared by family and friends. “It’s going to be a community ...

MHS Balcony Railing Project To Begin Soon

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education had a short meeting February 11 in the high school media center. The board got straight to business with consideration of the consent agenda. The consent agenda included minutes from the January 14 & 28 meetings, financial reports, expenditures and claims...

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City Council Chooses Contractor For Downtown Sidewalk Project

The west side of the Minden downtown square is one step closer to having new sidewalks after the February 4 meeting of the Minden City Council. Chris Miller from Miller & Associates was present to answer...

Supervisors Address County Deputy Shortage

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors held their first regular meeting of the month on February 5. Kearney County Health Services CEO Luke Poore and CFO Kayla Rhynalds presented a hospital update to...

Mobile STEM Lab Initiative Announced By ESU 11 For Area School Districts

ESU 11 is proud to announce a new initiative to bring a mobile STEM lab to area schools. STEM labs are designed to promote creativity and exploration in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics....

Chasek Signs National Letter Of Intent For Track At Wesleyan

Minden Whippet senior Marshall Chasek signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his track and field career at Nebraska Wesleyan on January 31 at Minden High School. Chasek said, “Nebraska Wesleyan...

Trustees Hear Cost-Debt Analysis

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees meeting room was full for the January 30 meeting. In addition to the board, KCHS staff, and liaisons from the Kearney County Medical Fund and Kearney...

City Council Holds Special Meeting

School Board Takes Action On Litigation

Tech Club Makes Signs For Rooms

Axtell FFA Chapter Starts Spring Semester Strong

FCCLA Going To State With STAR Projects

Minden Opera House Welcomes Student Collaborations In Art And Dance

CLJMS Students And Striv TV Bring School Events To Viewers Near And Far

Ellis Achieves Gold Award

New Liquor Sale Hours Approved By City Council

Wilcox-Hildreth Talks To Patrons About District’s Future


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Axtell Defeats Overton, Advance To D1-1 District Final

Axtell captured the D1-10 subdistrict crown on Thursday defeating top-seeded Overton 42-37 after downing second-seeded Alma 55-42 on Wednesday. The Lady Cats (12-13) advanced to the district finals and...

2019 NSAA State Wrestling Championships

The Nebraska Schools Activities Association 2019 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships are in the books after a three-day event held in Omaha at the CHI Health Center Arena February 14-16. The Axtell...

Falcons Lose In D2-7

Wilcox-Hildreth’s girls put up a fight but came up short in a 33-46 loss to Bertrand in the first round of the D2-7 subdistrict tournament at Minden on February 12. The Lady Falcons’ season ends with...

Whippets Fall In C1-9

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team had its 2018-19 season come to an end on Feb. 13 in the semifinals of the Class C1-9 subdistrict held at Kearney High School. The Lady Whippets end the season...

Axtell Girls Top Southwest

The regular season finale on February 9 was a good one for Axtell’s girls as they topped Southwest at Bartley 38-21. The Lady Cats have won seven of their last ten and enter subdistrict play at 10-13....

Lady Cats Down Elwood

Wildcats Fall To Eagles

Falcons Defeat Cardinals

Minden Girls End Year At Wood River

Cats, Falcons Qualify Four From D-2

Whippets Fall To Wood River, 50-47

Smith Lone State Qualifier From C-4

Five Area Wrestlers Punched Ticket To State Wrestling Meet

Minden Defeats Swedes

Wildcats Down Roughriders