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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.

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 ...

Minden librarian sees students’ confidence growing through a new book club and podcast  Kearney Hub

MINDEN — Erica Chancellor wants to make reading fun for students at Minden High School.

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’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.

'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.

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 bandman has made big impact on students, community  Hastings Tribune

MINDEN — As an artist, Phil Fahrlander knows personally the value of beauty in making human life fuller, richer and more meaningful.

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.

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.

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Seth Johnson  Kearney Hub

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

James Anderson | Obituaries  Kearney Hub

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

James N. Anderson | Death Notices  Hastings Tribune

James “Jim” Neale Anderson, 77, of Minden, Nebraska, passed away on Monday Dec. 3, 2018, at his home in Minden. Services will be held at 10 a.m. on ...

GISH hires new band, vocal music directors  Grand Island Independent

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

Rachel A. Eckhardt | Obituaries  Hastings Tribune

Mrs. Rachel Arlene (Bartlett) Eckhardt, born October 9, 1922 to George and Elsie (Anderson) Bartlett of Minden, NE, passed away peacefully at home in ...

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.

‘Dick’ Wilson  Kearney Hub

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

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.

Darrel Kominek  Kearney Hub

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

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

Brooke Kissinger finds shooting touch again  Kearney Hub

OMAHA – Creighton fifth-year senior guard Brooke Kissinger made 6 of 9 3-point shots and finished with 22 points against University of Nebraska at Kearney in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Tye Waterhouse  Kearney Hub

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

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.

Allmand Bros. announces plans to expand plant in Holdrege  Kearney Hub

HOLDREGE — Allmand Bros. Inc. has announced plans to expand its facility in Holdrege to increase production capacity and speed-to-market with new ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Harvest of Harmony 2017 order of march | KHGI  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 ...

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.

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” ...

Johnson, Mark Allen | Obituaries |  Lincoln Journal Star

Mark Allen Johnson, 37, of Lincoln died Oct. 22, 2014 at his home. Mark was born March 9, 1977 in Minden to Harold and Susan (Kroll) Johnson. Mark was ...

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 ...

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.

Former coach, A.D. and principal, Jeff Smith, is ready to put on the Orange and White  Blair Enterprise Publishing

There is an old African proverb which states, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Soon to be Oakland-Craig Superintendent Jeff Smith couldn't agree more.

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.

Neal Kubik, 39 | Dakota County Star  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Neal Kubik, 39, of Pender, Neb., died unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at an Omaha, Neb., hospital. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at ...

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.

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.

Georgia Endelicato | Obituaries  Fremont Tribune

GEORGIA J. ENDELICATO. 1925 - 2017. In loving memory of Georgia J. Endelicato, born June 30, 1925, in Minden, Iowa. She entered into rest at age 91, in her ...

Band directors’ suggestions taken to heart with field show changes  Grand Island Independent

Harvest of Harmony organizers have been listening to what band directors would like to see in the annual Memorial Stadium field competition, which for many ...

Oilers great Charlie Hennigan passes away  Chron

Former Oilers receiver Charlie Hennigan, the first great wide receiver in Houston professional football history, died Wednesday at 82. After owner Bud Adams ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mall Hosts Back to School Bash | KHGI  NTV

Gearing up for school got a little easier in Grand Island Saturday.

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