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Public Hearings Set For Road Closures

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors met January 15. Highway Superintendent Randy Smith presented road study findings for three sections of roads in Blaine Township. For the 1800 and 1900 Blocks of 24 Road, Smith suggests developing the south 1,000 feet to local road standards due to residential ...

Board Approves Purchase Of New Vehicles

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met January 14 for their regular monthly meeting. Consideration of new vehicle purchases was the hot topic at the meeting. Tyler Cox from Blue Bird attended the meeting to answer questions regarding two route bus proposals. One 47 passenger bus is diesel ...

American Legion Auxiliary Celebrates 100 Years

The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary will turn 100 years old in 2019. Minden American Legion Auxiliary Unit #94 hopes to reestablish itself in the community in honor of the anniversary by increasing membership, actively fundraising, and better serving veterans and their families. “We...

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One Third Of Minden Speech Season Complete

The Minden High School Speech Team missed their third competition of the season January 19 due to weather. Icy road conditions prevented the team from traveling to Broken Bow, but individuals used the...

Axtell Rises To Wendell Family Challenge

The Axtell Community Fund, an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, is thrilled to announce that the Wendell Family Challenge has been met ahead of schedule. The family of Marjorie and the...

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...

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...

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...

MPS Gets AQuESTT Classification

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

City Approves Grant Administration Services Contract

MOPS Chili Cookoff January 20

LandMark Implement Provides Local FFA Scholarship Opportunity To Deserving Student

KCHS Seeking Patient And Family Advisors

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

New Cardiologists Start Work At KCHS

Kearney County Officials Sworn Into Office

Courier Looks Back At 2018 The Year In Review


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Lady Cats Top Wilcox-Hildreth

In a contest in which Axtell never trailed but the final result was in doubt until well into the fourth period, the Lady Cats prevailed over Wilcox-Hildreth 35-24 on January 17 (a day earlier than scheduled...

Wildcats Second Half Too Much For Dawgs

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team was unable to extend its win streak more than one game following its Jan. 15 road loss to the St. Paul Wildcats. The Wildcats were able to outscore Minden 31-17...

Falcons Edge Wildcats, 46-44

Axtell and Wilcox-Hildreth squared off on January 17, a day earlier than scheduled due to impending winter weather conditions. The outcome was not settled until the final possession as the Falcons slipped...

St. Paul Edges Minden

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team is in the midst of a three game losing streak after a string of three consecutive wins. Minden fell on the road on Jan. 15 when they traveled to St. Paul to take...

Raiders Down Lady Cats

The Axtell girls fell to 3-10 on January 12 at home as Lawrence-Nelson beat the Lady Cats 41-34. The foes were tied at 7-7 at the end of the first quarter. Axtell then struggled to score in the second,...

Falcons Wrestle At Shelton Invite

Cats Top Warriors

Axtell Girls Get Win Over Warriors

Whippet Grapplers Wrestle At Cross County Invitational

Minden Boys Get 65-64 Win Over Jays

Lady Falcons Fall To Loomis

Falcons Fall To Loomis, 67-35

Minden Gets Win Over Ravenna

Whippets Go 3-1 In Dual Tournament

Lady Falcons End Skid