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Board Of Equalization Talks Center On Collecting Back Taxes

The Kearney County Board of Equalization met September 18. Dominating the meeting was discussion on how to proceed in dealing with back taxes on improvements not reported to the County. Flyover pictures are taken of the county every three years. The last flyover was done on January 1, 2017. Pictures...

Supervisors Approve 2018-19 Budget

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors began the September 18 meeting with a public hearing for the Kearney County Budget FY 18/19. The meeting was opened and closed with no comments offered. The supervisors approved a 1% Restricted Funds Authority Limit and a resolution of adoption and appropriati...

Jensen Memorial Library New Hours Start October 1

To better serve the community, Jensen Memorial Library in Minden is changing hours of operation, effective October 1. The total number of operating hours per week will not change, but a reassignment of open hours will take place. Morning opening will move up one hour from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. eve...

Council Approves LED Streetlight Project Bids And Renames 31 Road To Piester Avenue

The September 17 Minden City Council meeting covered a whole month of council business to make up for the cancellation of the September 4 meeting that resulted from a lack of quorum. Topping the agenda topics were the LED streetlight project, a condemnation hearing, street project updates, and the F...

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Minden Public Schools Tax Request Remains Low

District 50 approved a proposed budget of just over $10.1 million during the September 10 School Board meeting. The budget, which does not include $2.4 million in unused budget authority or $1.8 million...

Board Approves 2018-19 Budget

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education September meeting got started with the annual budget hearing. Superintendent James Widdifield presented the proposed budget and valuations. Expenditures for...

Local Pediatric Cancer Research Donations Reach $100K Mark

Jamie Johnson got involved with CureSearch in December 2012. With the support of family, friends, and community, she has raised $100,000 for the pediatric cancer research organization. Johnson learned...

Pheasants Forever Is Set For Sept. 19

The Kearney County Chapter of Pheasants Forever (PF) will host its Annual Banquet on Wednesday, September 19 at The Minden Opera House. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for social hour/games followed by dinner...

Drive For Your School Event Planned For Fall Festival On Saturday

On Saturday, September 15 during the Wilcox Fall Festival the Wilcox-Hildreth FBLA will be hosting a Drive For Your School event sponsored by Ford. Big John’s Ford of Minden will provide a variety of...

Distinguished Service Award Presented To Kearney County FSA Acting Executive Director

Supervisors Discuss Road Matters

KCHS Trustees Hear FY 2018 Audit Report

Wilcox Fall Festival Coming September 15

Be The Gift Receives A Donation From Grower Terry Sorensen

County Supervisors Set Budget Hearing

KCHS Recognized For Dedication To Improving Patient Care

Minden Contributes To Wheels For The World

Good Neighbor Awards Presented At Council Meeting

Glanzer, Verbeck Attend Junior National Young Leaders Conference

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Whippets Improve, Place 7th At Invite

The Minden Whippets girls golf team is showing signs of improvement more than halfway through the season. Minden competed on Thursday in the nine-team Holdrege Invitational held at the Holdrege Country...

Falcons Move To 4-0 With Home Victory

Wilcox-Hildreth spread the wealth in its 84-14 win vs. Maywood/Hayes Center on September 21 at Hildreth. The Falcons have been dominant in their 4-0 start and will look to continue the superiority on Friday...

Kenesaw Defeats Wildcats

The Axtell Wildcats and Kenesaw Blue Devils met on Friday afternoon in the Cats homecoming contest in a battle of Class D-2 unbeatens, so something had to give. The Blue Devils outscored Axtell 40-14 in...

Whippets Upset Stars

The Minden football program picked up a big win at Kuper Field on September 21 with a 16-14 defeat of state-rated Kearney Catholic. The Whippets climb to 3-2 and next play at Cozad on Friday. The first...

Minden Defeats Swedes In Three Setter, Now 10-6

The Minden Whippet volleyball team made a return trip to Gothenburg on Thursday to take on the Southwest Conference rival, Swedes, in a single match. The Whippets were able to defeat the home team, Gothenburg,...

Falcons Drop Two Matches At Pleasanton Triangular

Whippets Fall To Swedes And Hawkettes

Falcons, Lady Cats Compete At Southern Valley Triangular

Minden Goes 0-3 At Gothenburg

Whippets Second At Holdrege Invite

Minden Golfers Host Minden Invite

Axtell Boys XC Win At Alma

Lady Whippets Split Matches At AC Triangular

Minden Classic

Whippets Dominate Fillmore Central, Improving To 2-2 With 41-7 Victory