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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 in cash reserve, is slightly lower than the $10.4 million budget approved last year. To offset pr...

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 the 2018-19 budget total $10.1 million down from $10.4 million last year. Widdifield gave a breakd...

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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

County Executive Director Deidra Werner was nominated for the Distinguished Service Award for FSA Agriculture. A prestigious and competitive awards program encourages recognition of National Association...

Supervisors Discuss Road Matters

The Kearney County Board of Supervisors had a short meeting September 4. A representative from Congressman Adrian Smith’s office was scheduled to update the supervisors on what is happening in the legislature,...

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

Wilcox-Hildreth To Host Financial Literacy Concert

Board Approves Demolition Bid For Old High School


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Minden Golfers Host Minden Invite

The Minden Whippet girls golf team hosted the 2018 Minden Invitational at the Minden Country Club on Friday. The six team invite was won by Cambridge with a score of 407 followed by Holdrege at 415, Grand...

Axtell Boys XC Win At Alma

Competitors from eight schools, including Axtell and Wilcox-Hildreth, ran at the Alma Cross Country Invitational on September 10 in what W-H coach Ken Meyers described as “an almost perfect day to run—nice...

Lady Whippets Split Matches At AC Triangular

The Minden Whippets volleyball team hit the road on Sept. 11 traveling to Hastings to compete in the Adams Central triangular with the Patriots and the Aurora Huskies. Minden came out with a split defeating...

Minden Classic

The Minden Cross Country Classic at the Minden Country Club on September 11 included three high school and six junior high teams. All runners ran a 3k on the warm and windy afternoon. The Whippet senior...

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

Minden moved to 2-2 on the season with a home win over Fillmore Central 41-7 on September 14. The Whippets next host Kearney Catholic Friday in the Homecoming game. Minden took just six plays to move...

Falcons Drop Two At Home Triangular

Dawgs Fall To Bobcats

Falcons Win Again Remain Unbeaten, Topping St. Edward

Minden Harriers Run At Scotus Invite

Minden Plays In Two Day Gothenburg Invite

Falcons, Cats Compete At Shelton Tri.

Minden Defeats Phillipsburg In Three

Lady Cats Sweep Overton, SEM In Triangular

Whippets Fall To Sidney, 28-7

Wildcats Roll To Third Win, 62-25