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KCHS Fund Accepting Gifts Of Grain

Farmers looking to make a meaningful contribution to the Kearney County Health Services (KCHS) Fund have a new way to give that can minimize their own tax liability. Formerly known as the Kearney County Health Services Foundation, the KCHS Fund, an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, i...

Supervisors Return To Zoning Permit And Violations Talk

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors revisited discussion of zoning permits and violations during the October 2 meeting. Zoning Administrator Joe Anderson answered questions the supervisors had about current practices. Certain agricultural buildings are exempt from state requirements to obtain bu...

Minden Chamber Bandfest October 13

The 28th annual Minden Bandfest on Saturday, October 13 will feature 36 marching bands from schools across the state. The Minden Chamber of Commerce sponsored event will begin with a competitive marching parade at 1:00 p.m. The parade route will take bands along W. 1st Street, north on Brown Avenue,...

City Approves Ice Pigging Project

Improvements to City water were on the October 1 Minden City Council agenda in the form of a water main ice pigging project. Utility Superintendent Ryan Hurst explained how ice pigging water mains could improve water quality and flow and measure the effectiveness of current main cleaning practices. ...

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KCHS Trustees Approve Health Record Update

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting September 26. In public comments and communications the board recognized and expressed their gratitude for the receipt of...

Community Players Presents ‘The Addams Family Musical’

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, and they’re coming to the Minden Opera House Stage. The Minden Community Players presents ‘The Addams Family Musical’ October 13-28. The...

KCHS Health Fair October 13

The third annual Kearney County Health Services Health Fair will be held October 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at KCHS. Area residents are invited to attend the event to learn about health programs and...

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...

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...

Jensen Memorial Library New Hours Start October 1

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

Minden Public Schools Tax Request Remains Low

Board Approves 2018-19 Budget

Local Pediatric Cancer Research Donations Reach $100K Mark

Pheasants Forever Is Set For Sept. 19

Drive For Your School Event Planned For Fall Festival On Saturday

Distinguished Service Award Presented To Kearney County FSA Acting Executive Director

Supervisors Discuss Road Matters

KCHS Trustees Hear FY 2018 Audit Report


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Minden Boys And Girls Are 2018 SWC Runners-Up

The Southwest Conference Cross Country meet was held at Broken Bow on October 4 with temperatures in the mid 30s, nearly 60 degrees cooler than 24 hours earlier when the thermometer registered 93. Minden’s...

Space Leads Minden At Districts

The Minden Whippet girls golf team competed on October 1 in the Class C-4 district golf meet held in Cozad at the Cozad Country Club. The Whippets placed sixth out of 13 teams competing in the district...

Whippets Get First Win At C-6 District

The Minden Whippets softball team had its 2018 season come to an end but not before Minden earning its first win of the year. Minden competed on Friday in the Class C-6 district tournament moved from Cozad...

Wildcats Defeat Whippets

The Minden Whippets volleyball team was on the road on October 2 traveling to Superior to take on the reigning Class C-2 state champion Wildcats. The Whippets pushed the Wildcats to four sets but Superior...

Falcons Fall To Spartans

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons volleyball team was in action on Thursday traveling to Litchfield to take on the Ansley-Litchfield Spartans in a single match. The Lady Falcons were defeated in four sets by...

Wildcats Top Flyers

Patriots Defeat Minden

Cats Run At St. Cecilia

Falcon Harries Host Falcon Invite

Cats Fall To Giltner, 50-28

Jenkins Makes History And Falcons Down E-F 92-46

Cozad Tops Minden

Falcons Down Mustangs

Whippets Fall In Five To Centurions

Wheelock Moves Up To Place Second In Class A