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The Closet, Helping People In Need For 32 Years

The Closet has been serving Minden for 32 years. The redistribution center has grown over time with improvements in organization, function, and accommodations. As the center has evolved, so have the services it provides to the community. Located at 341 E. 4th Street in Minden, The Closet continues t...

TBNRD Approves Phase 2 Water Quantity Designation for Grant Township

Grant Township (5N-13W) in eastern Kearney County has been designated Phase 2 for groundwater quantity management by directors of Tri-Basin Natural Resources District (TBNRD). Tri-Basin NRD directors revisited the issue after a public hearing held in June and a delay of the decision in September. Gr...

Board Approves 2019-20 MEA Certified Teacher Agreement

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met December 10 for their regular monthly meeting. Kevin Raun and Craig Grams met with Minden Education Association on two occasions to discuss MEA Certified Teacher negotiations. During the meetings on November 29 and December 4, they quickly came to an ...

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Inclusion Champions Recognized At East

Inclusive Schools Week is an annual event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) and Stetson & Associates, Inc., which is held each year during the first full week in December. Since its inception...

Preliminary Hearing Held In Child Abuse Case

Christopher Preston, 24, Wilcox, appeared in Kearney County Court December 6 for a preliminary hearing for one charge of intentional child abuse resulting in a death. The Honorable Judge Timothy Hoeft...

Supervisors Select Bid For V & 36 Road Paving Project

Kearney County signs a contract for a County Surveyor every four years. Joshua Grummert from Kenesaw spoke with the Kearney County Board of Supervisors during the December 4 meeting to let them know he...

Council Approves Purchase Of New Side Load Garbage Truck

The Minden City Council took care of old business before holding their reorganizational meeting December 3. First on the agenda was consideration of approval for the purchase of a new sanitation truck....

Audubon To Host Michael Farrell At Crane Festival

Audubon Nebraska is excited to announce Platte Basin Timelapse co-founder Michael Farrell as our lunchtime speaker on Friday, March 22, during the 2019 crane festival. Mike will be joining Lili Taylor...

Trustees Approve Updated Mission, Vision, And Values

Goodfellows Start 2018 Christmas Season

Satyaswari Leaves Bali For Minden In Rotary Youth Exchange Program

Supervisors Discuss Storage For Pageant Costumes

Council Approves Speed Limit Change First Reading

Santa Lucia Is December 8

McDowell Earns Eagle Award

2018 Christmas Traditions Festival Schedule Of Events

Fahrlander Inducted Into Music Educator’s Hall Of Fame

School Board Discusses Bus Barn Plans

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Cats, Whippets And Falcons Compete At Axtell Invite

The Axtell Wildcats hosted its annual Axtell Invitational with 11 teams participating in the 2018 meet with the Cats, Minden Whippets and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons all wrestling. Milford won the team title...

Minden Falls To GICC, 63-30

The Minden Whippets girls basketball team traveled to Grand Island on Thursday to take on Class C-1 sixth ranked Grand Island Central Catholic Crusaders in hope of snapping its two game losing streak....

Whippets Fall To Crusaders

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team continued its schedule of playing ranked teams on Thursday. The Whippets traveled to Class C-1 fourth ranked Grand Island Central Catholic to take on the Crusaders....

Lady Cats Fall To Amherst, 33-21

The first quarter had a lot to do with the outcome of Amherst’s defeat of Axtell 33-21 on December 14 in Amherst. The Lady Cats slid to 1-5. Axtell trailed 0-12 at the end of the first period but for...

Falcons Climb To Perfect 6-0 Record

The Wilcox-Hildreth boys gradually pulled away in a 49-37 win over Arapahoe on December 13 at Arapahoe to climb to 6-0. The Falcons had scoring edges in all four quarters. They were up 10-6 after one...

Whippets Second At Jorgensen Invite

Wheelock Signs With Doane

Lady Falcons Suffer Only Second Loss

State Rated Falcons Defeat Bulldogs

Falcons Defeat Warriors

W-H Girls Top Red Cloud

Falcons Down Warriors

Axtell outscored Harvard in each of the first three quarters which was enough to withstand a fourth period surge by the Cardinals and go on for the 57-51 win at Harvard on December 8. The Cats moved up to 2-3. Axtell had first half edges of 11-10 and 10-

Axtell Downs Cards

Whippets Fall To Patriots, 53-32