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Minden St. Jude Auction kicks off

The 39th annual St. Jude auction is well underway, and with so many different things to choose from and chances to donate, this year...

Auction takes on new meaning for last year’s grand prize winners

When Diana and Ricky Sanders heard their names called as grand-prize winners at last year’s Minden St. Jude Auction, they were just a bit...

City of Minden looking to raise water fees

Members of the Minden City Council are looking at an ordinance that would raise the basic water fees for residents inside the city limits. When...

Initial unemployment claims fall

BATON ROUGE — First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Jan. 24 decreased from the previous week's total. The state labor...

Camp Minden smoke not related to M6 burn

Area residents will see smoke coming from Camp Minden as early as next week, but Lt. Col. Brad Kendall with the Louisiana National Guard...

Bone marrow registry featured at St. Jude auction blood drive

Donating blood during the Minden St. Jude Auction has been a mainstay for the past several years, but this year, LifeShare Blood Centers is...

Heflin library gets modern upgrade

HEFLIN — Nobody was quite sure how old the building was, but consensus of the individuals discussing the topic put the structure’s original completion...

NWLTC secures $1.6M for workforce development

In order to promote workforce development efforts in the area, Northwest Louisiana Technical College is investing $1.6 million awarded from the Workforce and Innovation...

Volunteers ready civic center for annual Minden St. Jude Auction

Thursday at noon marks the beginning of the weekend that the Minden community has been anticipating every year for the past 38 – the...

Officials: Safety plan in place at Camp Minden

CAMP MINDEN — Safety has become an increasing concern for residents and officials in and around Camp Minden as state and federal officials continue...

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