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Supervisors Hold Reorganizational Meeting

The Kearney County Supervisors began the January 8 meeting with reorganizational business. Richard Schwenka was voted Chairman and Larry Landstrom was voted Vice Chairman. Roberts Rule of Order was adopted and the board moved on to board and committee appointments. Kevin Raun was appointed to the Pl...

Minden Men Sentenced In Shooting

Michael C. Becker, 22, and Hunter Frecks, 21, both of Minden, were sentenced in Buffalo County District Court on January 4 for their involvement in a shooting that took place in Kearney in August. Becker and Frecks were convicted of felony attempted robbery and felony second degree assault. Judge Jo...

MPS Gets AQuESTT Classification

Minden Public Schools and all Nebraska Public Schools are measured by a statewide accoutability system called AQuESTT (Accoutability for a Quality Education System for Today and Tomorrow). This system provides information about educational progress for the state and its school districts. The system ...

Minden Courier Looks Back At 2018 The Year In Review: Part 3

As a new year begins, The Minden Courier invites our readers to reflect on the changes, growth, and accomplishments that took place in Kearney County in 2018. This is the final of a three part series looking back at some of the noteworthy events that affected our communities last year. September Be ...

City Approves Grant Administration Services Contract

The first Minden City Council meeting of 2019 was held January 7. SCEDD Community Consultant Lori Ferguson attended the meeting to answer any questions the council had as they considered agreements with South Central Economic Development District. First was a contract in the amount of $5,000 for gra...

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Felony Warrant Issued For Minden Woman On Multiple Charges

The Minden Police Department is asking for information from the public to aid in the apprehension of Shelley Biever, 65, of Minden. A felony warrant was issued by the Denver, Colorado District Attorney’s...

MOPS Chili Cookoff January 20

Minden Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will hold their 8th annual Chili & Cinnamon Roll Cookoff January 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kearney County Fairgrounds. The community is invited to come...

LandMark Implement Provides Local FFA Scholarship Opportunity To Deserving Student

LandMark Implement Inc., has announced they are working with FFA to award college scholarships to local members. This is the seventh year of the John Deere Scholarship program. Last year, John Deere, awarded...

KCHS Seeking Patient And Family Advisors

Kearney County Health Services is looking toward the future and they want input from the community. Volunteers who join the Patient and Family Engagement Committee will have the chance to make an impact...

Minden Courier Looks Back At 2018 The Year In Review: Part 2

As a new year begins, The Minden Courier invites our readers to reflect on the changes, growth, and accomplishments that took place in Kearney County in 2018. This is the second of a three part series...

New Cardiologists Start Work At KCHS

Kearney County Officials Sworn Into Office

Courier Looks Back At 2018 The Year In Review

Trustees Approve Senior Life Solutions Program

Whippet History Kept Alive In Minden Whippet Archives

Supervisors Review Lease, Discuss Surveyor Position

Council Approves Bidding For DTR Infrastructure Project

Penalties And Interest To Be Applied To Unreported Property Improvement Taxes

Dr. Cade Craig Will Join Medical Staff At Kearney County Hospital In 2020

Doug Hammer Joins First Bank And Trust Company


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Minden Boys Get 65-64 Win Over Jays

The Minden Whippets boys basketball now has a winning streak. The Minden boys won its second straight game on January 8 when they hosted the Ravenna Bluejays. The Dawgs were coming off a split in its northern...

Lady Falcons Fall To Loomis

Wilcox-Hildreth’s girls endured their fifth loss in a row and slipped to 5-6 as Loomis topped the Lady Falcons 52-25 at Wilcox on January 11. It was close for a quarter, Loomis leading 11-9 after one....

Falcons Fall To Loomis, 67-35

Loomis extended Wilcox-Hildreth’s losing skid to four on January 11 at Wilcox as the Wolves ran by the Falcons 67-35. W-H, playing without Sidney Gruwell, fell to 7-4. The Falcons had trouble with Loomis’...

Minden Gets Win Over Ravenna

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team has a head of steam as they move deeper into its 2018-2019 season. The Lady Whippets are riding a three game winning streak following the Jan. 8 home victory over...

Whippets Go 3-1 In Dual Tournament

The Minden Whippets wrestling team hosted its annual Minden Duals Invitational on Friday at Minden High School. Minden went 3-1 defeating Cambridge, Franklin, Centennial and losing to St. Paul in the invite....

Lady Falcons End Skid

Falcon Boys Defeat E-F

Axtell Falls To Buffaloes, 36-34

Axtell Downs L-N

Wildcats, Falcons Wrestle At S-E-M

Lady Whippets Streak Ends With Losses To STC, McCook

Minden Boys Split With St. Cecilia, McCook

Minden Loses To Wildcats In Dual

Lady Cats Best Alma

Cats Downs Alma