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Man wanted on felony warrant last seen in Utica

Law enforcement is searching for a man last seen in Utica late in the night on June 15.

‘Storm chasers’ seize chance to scam homeowners

A storm like the one Seward County experienced June 14 is the perfect opportunity for scammers to prey on home and business owners. While many companies are legitimate and will fulfill a contract …

June 14 storm hits Seward County

An overnight storm ravaged parts of Seward County, with a tornado confirmed near Malcolm. Here are photos of the aftermath.

Transition academy serves area students

ESU 6 recently received a $49,000 grant called ACT6 (Advocacy, Careers, Transition) to serve area students and schools in the development of key skills in areas of self-advocacy, workplace readiness, …

City council quick hits

At its June 7 meeting, the Milford City Council: • approved a Downtown Revitalization Plan from Confluence to prioritize work that will be done in the downtown district should the city …

"Be our guest"

Milford plans clean up

The Take Pride in Milford clean up day will be Saturday, June 18. The event, sponsored by the City of Milford, is an opportunity for the community to properly dispose of junk and non-hazardous …

Pursuit, crash lead to arrest

One man is in custody after a car chase down Interstate 80 and a crash in Milford the afternoon of June 2. Jacob Ulanowski, 22, of Littleton, Colorado, was arrested on multiple charges after …

Ceremony salutes sacrifice

Obituaries
JoAnn Carol (Sinn) Kuhns, 86, was led home by our Lord (and her beloved Eldon) on June 3, 2022, the day before what would have been Eldon’s 89th birthday. She missed him immensely. He was the …
Phyllis Mae (Stutzman) Troyer was born May 5, 1935, at home in Beaver Crossing, to Bert and Elma (Roth) Stutzman. She was the fifth of eight children. She passed away peacefully May 19, 2022, at the …
James David Schildt, of Pleasant Dale, was born Jan. 1, 1978, in Lincoln, to Carol (Viets) and Larry Schildt, also of Pleasant Dale. He was baptized, confirmed, married and a lifelong member …
Sharon Kay (Johnson) Nicklas, age 71, of Pleasant Dale, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, May 14, 2022. She was born March 8, 1951, in McCook, the second child of Marion and Retha (Nutt) …
Danny L. Troyer was born June 20, 1951, to Milton and Betty (Stutzman) Troyer, in Friend, and passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, in Seward, at the age of 70.    Dan grew up on the …
Local sports

Toovey, Hauder lead Eagles at state golf

The Milford golf team finished 11th in the team standings at the Class C state golf tournament May 24 and 25. The tournament was contested at Elks Country Club in Columbus. Coach Tony Muller said …

Spahr wins silver in state high jump

Coach Marty Hingst’s final state track meet wasn’t bad. Milford sent four athletes in five events and brought home two medals. Sarah Spahr became a two-time medalist with her runner-up …

Cards fall in postseason opener

After defeating Maxwell at home earlier in the week, the Crete/Milford Cardinals baseball team saw its season come to an end with an 8-1 loss to Plattsmouth in District B-2 action May 6. The …

Distance runners pace Milford track

The Milford boys’ track team earned the runner-up plaque at Centennial April 19, finishing behind Columbus Lakeview on a windy afternoon. “We were able to keep our first or second …

Centennial Invitational results

Centennial Invitational Girls’ team scores—Centennial 105, Malcolm 85, Columbus Lakeview 76, Milford 74, David City 72, Raymond Central 60, Minden 55 100-meter dash—Savannah …

Malcolm Invitational results

Malcolm Invitational Girls’ team scores—Malcolm 123, Milford 87, Centennial 84, Palmyra 74, Raymond Central 51.5, Wilber-Clatonia 45.5, East Butler 24, Tekamah-Herman 6 100-meter …
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Births
Kennedy Elizabeth McGregor was born to Ryan and Beth McGregor of Omaha on March 14, 2022, at Women's Methodist Hospital in Omaha. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches …
Lennox Sue Wergin was born April 11, 2022, to Brandon and Katie (Schnack) Wergin, Of Milford. She was born at Seward Memorial Hospital and weighted 5 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Chuck …
Birthdays
Bernard Kastl of Seward will celebrate his 101st birthday on May 13. He has one daughter, Barb Sypal and husband, Ron, five grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  The family is …
Robert Portz, formerly of Milford but currently residing in Lincoln, will celebrate his 90th birthday next week. He was born April 19, 1932, at Roseland. His family members include his …
Weddings
Engagements
Megan Graves from Seward is engaged to marry Sedrick Perkins from Monroe, Louisiana. The wedding will be April 9 in Phoenix, Arizona. The bride's parents are David Graves of Seward and Rachel …
Makena Perdue and Nathan Bierbaum, both of Seward, are planning a Dec. 31, 2021, wedding at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Parents of the couple are Brad and Jill Perdue and Randy and Jill …
Anniversaries
Lynn and Gloria Erb of Clatonia will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this week. They were married May 27, 1972, in Lincoln. Their family members include sons, Barry and Cami Erb of …
Doug and Sue Cutshall of Seward will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary later this month. They were married May 27, 1972, in Omaha. Their family members include daughters, Theresa …