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Demolition begins on old Minden High School  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — People slowly drove by or stopped to watch last week as construction crews tore down the old Minden High School.

Minden High School grad is turning the floors of the old high school's gym into commemorative ink pens  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — The old Minden High School gymnasium forever will be written into history.

Rosalie Space-Bell  The Minden Courier

Rosalie “Rose” Carla Space-Bell, 65, of Hillsboro, OR, passed away on July 21, 2019 at home surrounded by family and friends. Memorial services and ...

Building auction at old Minden high school stirred memories  Hastings Tribune

MINDEN — There is a hole roughly the size of a quarter worn into the terrazzo flooring on the second floor of the north staircase of the old Minden High School ...

Fire breaks out in bus barn at Minden High School  NTV

Crews battled a fire Tuesday evening at the bus barn at Minden High School.Minden Fire Department says the fire broke out around 5:20 p.m. just west of ...

1930s Minden High School building replaced to fit needs of students, teachers, community  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — As class bells rang today, more than 220 students were to begin the year in a new Minden High School.

Minden High School has a new and improved building  NTV

Students in Minden now have a new and improved place to learn.The new Minden High School was completed in early August; the old building was built in ...

Minden’s Jacobs named new Grand Island Senior High band director  Grand Island Independent

Grand Island Senior High School will have a new band director beginning next school year.

Students, parents 'pumped' about new Minden High School  Hastings Tribune

MINDEN — Walking into the new high school here, there is no doubt honoring the past while moving into the future is behind the design of the new building.

'It’s all about the bands:' Minden Bandfest is this Saturday  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Thirty-six high school and junior high bands will descend upon Minden for the 28th annual Minden Bandfest on Saturday.

Merlyn Stadler  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Merlyn C. Stadler, 87, of Axtell died Friday, July 5, 2019, at Bethany Home in Minden.

Betty Beck  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Betty Lou (Berger) Beck, 90, of Kearney, formerly of Minden, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Mount Carmel Home and Rehabilitation Center.

Ross Wright  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Ross Eugene Wright, 87, of Minden died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Bethany Home in Minden.

‘Patty’ Brockmeier  Kearney Hub

EUSTIS — Patricia J. “Patty” Brockmeier, 68, of Eustis died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at her home.

Seth Johnson  Kearney Hub

UPLAND — Seth Ryan "Zeke" Johnson, 39, of rural Upland died Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at his home.

Gordon Petersen  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Gordon Wayne Petersen, 89, of Minden died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Bethany Home in Minden. A celebration of life *service* will be at 11 a.m. ...

James Anderson | Obituaries  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — James Neale “Jim” Anderson, 77, of Minden died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at his home.

Mark Cavanaugh  Kearney Hub

ALTUS, Okla. — Mark T. Cavanaugh, 61, of Altus died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at his home.

Nebraska native Taylor Kissinger finds success with NU women's basketball  Daily Nebraskan

Sophomore guard/forward Taylor Kissinger grew up in a family filled with talented athletes, but that hasn't stopped her from standing out.

Denise E. Spatz | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Hastings, Nebraska resident, Denise E. (Schneider) Spatz, 54, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare in Hastings. Rosary is 6 p.m. ...

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

Merlyn C. Stadler | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Merlyn C. Stadler, 87, of Axtell, Nebraska, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Bethany Home in Minden. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, ...

‘Dick’ Wilson  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Richard Dale "Dick" Wilson, 89, of Kearney died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at WEL-Life.

Local, smalltown grocery stores find ways to stay alive and compete with bigger cities' stores  Kearney Hub

SHELTON — The grocery business is in Larry, Joe and Riley's blood.

Willard Olson  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Willard Lynn Olson, 96, of Minden died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Bethany Home in Minden.

Darrel Kominek  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Darrel Jon Kominek, 82, of Kearney died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Margaret “Peggy” Olson  Seward County Independent

Margaret (Peggy) Olson, 71, of Crete passed away at Bryan Health East Campus in Lincoln on May 17, 2019. She was lovingly surrounded by family members ...

NSAA Releases High School Boys Basketball Subdistrict Pairings  Sand Hills Express

The boys high school basketball subdistrict tournaments will begin next week around the state. The pairings for next week's action were released by the ...

GISH hires new band, vocal music directors | Local News  Grand Island Independent

The Grand Island Senior High Fine Arts Department will have two new faces beginning next school year.

Eddyville Dinner Theater pairs melodrama, food  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — After nearly four decades of producing theater in Eddyville, members of the community theater have several goals in mind when they take the ...

Concerns raised over behavior at games  North Platte Telegraph

Students report inappropriate clothing, flags and comments.

Bertrand girls jump into postseason with win over Wilcox-Hildreth  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Bertrand scored the first 10 points against Wilcox-Hildreth on Tuesday.

Minden to vote on almost $26M school bond  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Minden voters will decide next week whether their students will attend classes in a new high school.

Virginia Morgan, 91  Grand Island Independent

AURORA — Virginia (Granstrom) Morgan, 91, of Aurora passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Aurora. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday ...

Richard Beck  Kearney Hub

GRAND ISLAND — Richard Rollin Beck, 93, of Minden died Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Grand Island Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Minna Newbold  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Minna (Thomsen) Newbold, 94, of Minden died Friday, June 22, 2018, at St. Luke's Good Samaritan Village in Kearney.

Janet Benson, 86  Grand Island Independent

MINDEN — Janet Benson, 86, of Minden passed away on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the Bethany Home in Minden. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday ...

20 weird and wonderful Nebraska high school mascots | Football  Columbus Telegram

With prep football season cranking up, we've rounded up some of our favorite Nebraska high school mascots. Did yours make the cut? Tell us which ones we ...

Delna Wempen | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Delna Lisetta Wempen, 82, of Minden, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 as the result of a motor vehicle accident in Franklin County. Funeral services ...

Harvest of Harmony marches on  Grand Island Independent

Early-morning practices are nothing new for high school band members. They are often up before sunrise to learn songs and master footwork for the competition ...

Kimberly Branham-Beck Payne, 45  Grand Island Independent

MINDEN — Kimberly L. Branham-Beck Payne, 45, of Minden died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 surrounded by her family at home. Celebration of Life services were at ...

Charles Wagner  Kearney Hub

OMAHA — Charles “Chuck” Wagner II, 49, of Minden died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha while awaiting a liver transplant.

For Dan and Kortni Thompson, the location is the best part of their new house in Lake Villa Estates  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Ask Dan and Kortni Thompson what is their favorite feature on their new home in Lake Villa Estates, and they have many options:

Tye Waterhouse  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Tye Y. Waterhouse, 51, of Kearney, formerly of Minden, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at CHI Health Good Samaritan.

Ronald Bunger, 69  Grand Island Independent

MINDEN — Ronald E. Bunger, 69, of Minden died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St.

'Augie' Nelson, 70  Grand Island Independent

MINDEN — August “Augie” Nelson, 70, of Minden died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at his home. Celebration of Life services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bethany ...

Minden dentist 'pillar of community' | Local  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — The Minden dentist killed in an accident Thursday was involved in many parts of the community, including the town's annual “Light of the World” ...

Grand Island parade tradition to return Saturday  Grand Island Independent

Crowds are expected to line up along Third Street and fill Grand Island Senior High's Memorial Stadium as a Grand Island tradition returns this weekend.

Harvest of Harmony 2016: Order of March, Video of Bands  NTV

The Order of March for the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade is located below with notes to help find video of each band.The first video is located above the story ...

Harvest of Harmony 2017 order of march  NTV

76th Annual Harvest of Harmony Parade and Field Competition with the theme “Nebraska, Let's Celebrate 150 Years!” Saturday, October 7, 2017. Parade starts ...

Students make most of "once-in-a-lifetime" experience  Hastings Tribune

Music, food, games and dancing were all part of Solarfest at Adams Central Junior/Senior High School during the big event Monday. “It's educational, and it's a ...

(Video)Kissinger Signs With The Huskers  KTIC

Taylor Kissinger the top-ranked high school recruit in the state of Nebraska, signed her National Letter of Intent to join the Nebraska women's basketball team for ...

High Plains Community Schools student inherited her flair for drama  Grand Island Independent

Dawn Spencer, a High Plains Community Schools student who's involved in speech, delivers humorous prose in an animated and amusing fashion.

Six new teachers at area schools | News  Seward County Independent

Wilber-Clatonia and Tri County schools have six new instructional staff members for 2015-16.

State Fair to hold Bill Marshall Volleyball Tournament  York News-Times

The Bill Marshall Volleyball Classic at the Nebraska State Fair has filled and the tournament is set for August 26 and 27 at the Heartland Events Center.

350 Voices: Renowned Mack Wilberg prepares for concert tonight of  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — “The first note and the last note of a concert have to be the very best,” Mack Wilberg said.

Harvest of Harmony stadium field schedule | Local News  Grand Island Independent

The stadium field competition will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at Memorial Stadium at Grand Island Senior High. Admission will cost $5 for adults and $3 ...

Student actress sees herself in character Beth from 'Little Women'  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Courtney Thompson took a few minutes before the start of rehearsal for “Little Women” to make a major confession about her own personality.

Interim Adams County Public Defender gets the job  Hastings Tribune

The term interim no longer is attached to Shon Lieske's title in the Adams County Public Defender's Office.

Broken Bow begins healing after deadly crash  Kearney Hub

BROKEN BOW — People hugged, wept and prayed Saturday in a shady town square to pay tribute to the victims of a horrific highway collision that shocked and ...

Longtime LHS principal to retire at end of school year  Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln High School Principal Mike Wortman, who has led the city's oldest high school for two decades, will retire at the end of the school year.

Brenda Teele, KTBS 3 | 2018 Town Hall Meeting  KTBS

Brenda Teele joins the KTBS 3 News team from Dallas, Texas. Her vast experience in television news ranges from the Assignment Desk to the Anchor Desk.

Moved, promoted or appointed in Lincoln in recent months  Lincoln Journal Star

Omaha, the Schemmer Associates Inc. (Schemmer), a local full-*service* architecture, engineering and construction field services consultant, announces that five ...

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