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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 questions about the summary of bids received for the project. Proposals received from three bidd...

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 the board. Rhynalds provided a look at the statistical and financial standings of the hospital from...

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. Businesses in south central Nebraska are seeing an increased need to fill STEM related positions,...

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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

The Minden City Council held a special meeting January 30 to consider approval of the 2018 Certification for the Volunteer Emergency Responders Incentive Act before the January 31 deadline. The annual...

School Board Takes Action On Litigation

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting January 28 to discuss and take action on some important matters. Refinancing of bonds, re-designation of funds for bus purchase, and...

Tech Club Makes Signs For Rooms

Walking the halls of Minden High School, students, staff, and visitors can easily identify teachers’ classrooms thanks to the latest project of the MHS Tech Club. Instructors Rick Chramosta and Bob Carlson,...

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

NebraskaLand Diesel And Repair Keep Area Farmers Up And Running

Minden Beef Boosters Working To Bring Nebraska Beef in Schools To MPS

Public Hearings Set For Road Closures


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Minden Girls End Year At Wood River

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team wrapped up its 2018-19 regular season on Feb. 7 when they traveled to Wood River to take on the Eagles before subdistrict play begins. Minden got out scored 33-9...

Cats, Falcons Qualify Four From D-2

The Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling teams competed in the Class D District 2 held in Amherst on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9 with a berth in the 2019 Nebraska State Wrestling Championships...

Whippets Fall To Wood River, 50-47

The Minden Whippet boys basketball team was on the road on Feb. 7 traveling to Wood River to take on the Eagles in their second to last regular season contest of the 2018-19 season. Minden was trying to...

Smith Lone State Qualifier From C-4

The Minden Whippets wrestling team competed on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9 in the Class C District 4 wrestling tournament hosted by Broken Bow High School. On the line for Whippet grapplers was a berth...

Five Area Wrestlers Punched Ticket To State Wrestling Meet

The 2019 Nebraska Schools Activities Association State Wrestling Championships will be upon us starting Thursday, Feb. 14 and running through the finals on Saturday, Feb. 16 at the CHI Health Center in...

Minden Defeats Swedes

Wildcats Down Roughriders

Axtell Boys Defeat Elwood

W-H Boys Downed By Overton

Lady Falcons Fall At Home

Whippets Win In Double OT

Wilcox-Hildreth, Axtell Wrestle In 2019 FKC/TVC Meet

Lady Cats Finish Fourth In FKC

Whippets Fifth In SWC Meet

Minden Falls To Holdrege