Local News
Local news
SCC hosts 'Straight Talk' webinar
Nebraska State Sen. Mark Kolterman was one of the state's elected officials who attended the virtual Fall Forum held by the Nebraska … Read More
Four Corners announces COVID update
The Four Corners Health Department confirmed 85 new cases of coronavirus in Seward County between Oct. 17-25. That brings the total … Read More
SCC unveils new strategic plan
Southeast Community College recently announced its new five-year strategic plan that is scheduled to guide the school through the end … Read More
Chamber Bucks still available this holiday season
The Seward County Chamber and Development Partnership and Milford Chamber released a reminder about the differences in Milford Chamber … Read More
Rep. Fortenberry visits Milford seniors
Milford Jr./Sr. High School principal Brandon Mowinkle waited in the school's hallway and stared out the front doors. At times his … Read More
John Baylor rallies Milford seniors on Apply2College Day
Milford Jr./Sr. High School hosted Apply2College Day in the school's cafeteria on Oct. 15, giving students an opportunity to learn … Read More
Finding support in her fight
One of the menacing aspects of breast cancer is that it can develop, seemingly at random, with no warning. That's what happened to … Read More
SCC Awards recognizes faculty, staff
Lester Breidenstine, program director for Southeast Community College's diesel-ag/truck program, and Kate Loden, department chair for … Read More
Health officials plead with public
Seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, local health officials and those who work with them admitted they're overwhelmed and in … Read More
Douglas D. “Woody” Boydston was born Feb. 11, 1956, to Cloyd and Arla (Schoenleber) Boydston in Scottsbluff, and passed away peacefully Oct. 17, 2020, in Seward, from complications of …
Michael Milton Mundhenke was born Sept. 27, 1948, in Omaha, was adopted by Milton and Frances (Springer) Mundhenke and passed away Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at his home in Milford surrounded by his …
Doris J. Menze Aug. 1, 1928 – Sept. 23, 2020 Doris June Menze, of Utica, was born Aug. 1, 1928, to Ralph and Clara (Johnson) Armagost on a farm in rural Rising City. She was baptized at …
Paul A. "Al" Dollarhide Feb. 2, 1959 – Sept. 11, 2020 Paul Allen "Al" Dollarhide, 61, of Kingman, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 11, 2020, in Rawlins, Wyoming, as the result of an …

Are community members doing enough to attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus?

We want to hear from you, our readers, on what you think. So every week our Opinion page will feature a new poll that you can vote in. A new poll will be published every Wednesday and voting will end Sunday evening. Results will be published each week on our Opinion page.

View results

Local sports

Eagles take top spot in Class C

The Milford boys’ cross country team came into the state meet confident, Coach Michele Kontor said. “I said we could run very well and get one through four,” she said. …

Eagles send both teams to state cross country

Top three is the place to be if you want to qualify for state cross country. Milford’s girls’ and boys’ team each earned runner-up, giving the Eagles a chance to fly at the Class …

Eagles win wild one, fall in subdistrict final

A wild game, full of twists and turns, saw the Milford softball team down Aquinas 25-20 Oct. 5 in its first game of the Subdistrict C5 tournament. The win put the Eagles in the final against …

Eagles third at SNC

The Milford softball team earned third place in the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament Sept. 26, with its only loss of the day coming in the semifinals to Fillmore …

Broncos look to reenter win column

The offense sputtered for the Centennial softball team last week. The Broncos hosted Aurora and gave up 17 runs to the visitors in a 17-0 loss Sept. 1. At the Fairbury Invitational Sept. 5, …

Bluejays down Cougars on homecoming

A new opponent came to Seward Sept. 4 and went home in defeat. The Seward football team beat Omaha Gross 13-7 to celebrate homecoming. “We’re super excited about the win,” Coach Jamie Opfer …
Roths to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Roger and Nancy Roth of Beaver Crossing will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Oct. 2. They were married Oct. 2, 1959.The couple has three children: Wendell (Teresa) Roth, Matt (Jennifer) Roth and …

    • Roth

      Roth, Colten and Cassie (Erickson) of Lincoln, a daughter, Rowan Jean, born Oct. 6, 2019, weighing seven pounds, 14 ounces and 19.75 inches …

    • Grace is 16!!!

      We love you so much and are so proud of you in everything you do! Happy sweet 16!!!  Love,  Dad, Shawna, Faith, Axel, and Thea


Belleau, Smith wed Sept. 1 in Seward

Janelle (Fiala) Belleau and Marcus Smith, both of Milford, were married Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Seward with Msgr. Robert Tucker officiating. Parents of …


Johnson, Van Cleef to wed

Lauren Johnson and Tyler Van Cleef, both of Lincoln, are to wed Jan. 18 at Seward Methdist Church. Parents of the couple are Russell and Theresa Johnson of Seward and Michael and Nancy Van Cleef of …