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Encouraging Young Golfers With SNAG

East Elementary students recently finished a unit on golf in physical education using the Starting New At Golf (SNAG) program. SNAG makes learning golf easy, fun, and safe for beginners. East Elementary third grade teacher and Minden High School girls golf co-head coach Katie Jorgensen played a big ...

Supervisors Hold Public Hearing

A public hearing was held for the 2100 block of 23 Road during the April 16 meeting of the Kearney County Board of Supervisors. Highway Superintendent Randy Smith suggested vacating the section of 23 Road between V and W Roads. The work required to bring the road up to code would be extensive and ex...

Emergency Responders Participate In Disaster Drill

Severe weather can strike with little to no warning in the Midwest. Residents prepare for the worst with emergency supplies and plans for riding out dangerous weather. Emergency responders prepare with disaster drills. “These drills improve coordination between multiple agencies as well as improvi...

County Wide Cleanup May 3-4

The 2019 Kearney County Great American Clean Up is set for Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4 sponsored by Kearney County and the City of Minden. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the event and help beautify their communities. The hours for Friday, May 3 are 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. or u...

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Council Extends Condemnation

The April 15 regular meeting of the Minden City Council was short and to the point. Mayor Ted Griess saluted Chris Klahn and his crew for another year of safely taking down the Christmas lights around...

Kearney County Health Services Announces Senior Life Solutions Partnership

Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) is pleased to announce a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located on the KCHS campus at 846 East Hawthorne Street in Minden (this...

Superintendent Authorized To Get Bids

Following the approval of the outdoor facilities proposal from W Design during their regular meeting, the Minden Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on April 12 to determine how to...

MPS Board Hears Outdoor Facility Proposal

Greg Wolford and April Hock from W Design Associates presented a preliminary project outline for updates to the outdoor facilities during the April 8 meeting of the Minden Public Schools Board of Education....

‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’ Presented By MPS Theater Department

The Minden Public Schools Theater Department presentation of ‘The Pink Panther Strikes Again’ will be held April 25-26 in the MPS Performing Arts Center. The play is a comedy suitable for all ages...

New Minden Sanitation Pick Up To Begin April 29

New Director Making Library A More Interactive Attraction

Mayor Requests Citizens Take Action, Be Civil

Pioneer Farm Families Award

Axtell Area Oratorio Presents “Messiah” April 14

KCHS Fund Plans For The Future

Supervisors Discuss Tax Foreclosure Properties

Trustees Approve Sterilization Equipment Purchase

Parenting Seminar April 6 In Minden

Bethany Home Second Annual Fundraising Gala


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Axtell Sets New Marks At Overton

Axtell's teams swept the championships of the seven-team Overton Invite on April 16, both with the aid of multiple multiple-event winners while setting some meet and school records along the way.   The...

Chasek Wins Hurdle Title At NE Track And Field Festival

The Minden Whippets track and field sent nine athletes in nine different event to the third annual Nebraska Track and Field Festival held on the campus of Papillion LaVista South High School on Thursday...

Minden, Axtell, W-H All Compete At Bader Invite

The Minden Whippets, Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcon track and field teams all had competitors on Thursday at the Don Bader Invitational held at Lexington High School. The weather was suspect...

Golfers At McCook

The Minden Whippet golf team traveled to McCook on April 16 to compete in the 12-team McCook Invitational held at the always challenging Heritage Hills Golf Course. The Whippets would finish 12th in the...

Falcons Compete At Jim Mather Invitational

Wilcox-Hildreth competed at Arapahoe's Jim Mather Invite on April 17 and the Falcon boys finished fifth while the Lady Falcons were eighth. For the boys, Cambridge (122), Loomis (73), Bertrand (69), Southern...

Whippet Boys Second, Girls Eighth At Centennial

Minden Hosts JV Invite

Whippet Golfers At Lexington Inv.

Whippet Golfers At Kearney Invite

Minden Boys Win Milford Invitational

Whippets Fourth At Dale Feeken Invitational

Cats Win, Lady Cats Second At Axtell Invite

Wildcats Compete At Franklin

Whippets Host 9-10 Invitational

Whippets T&F Competes At St. Paul Invite