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SCC grad starts local hobby shop

SCC Milford graduate Brad Park recently opened his own Hobby shop, BP Hobbies, out of his apartment in Seward. Park was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, but moved to Milford for the John …

MHS archers bring home first national award

Fifteen members of the Milford National Archery in the Schools Program team traveled to Sandy, Utah, April 29-30 to compete in the Western Region national archery shoot. Students competed in both …

Donors raise $162,000 in one week

Seward County’s first-ever online giving campaign is in the books – and donors left their mark on projects countywide. Seward County Gives raised more than $162,000 in just five days, …

Primary Election Results

UPDATED 9:55 p.m. Primary Election May 10, 2022 The following unofficial results reflect 8 of the county’s 16 precincts, as well as early (absentee) ballots. Local races are included …

Candidates gather for primary forums

Candidates for contested races in the May 10 primary election gathered April 25-26 for a two-night forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Seward County and the Seward County Chamber and …

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League hosts members for annual meeting

The League of Wom- en Voters of Seward County hosted League members from all across Nebraska for the state organization’s annual meeting April 23 at the Seward Civic Center. The League is a …

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Obituaries
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 …
William “Bill” Herbert Brunz was born to Eva (Meyer) and William G. Brunz on Dec. 20, 1928, in Scottsbluff. He passed away at the age of 93 on April 25, 2022, surrounded by his wife and …
Neil Wurst was born Nov. 23, 1932, and passed away Wednesday,  April 13, 2022, at the age of 89. Neil departed this life as he lived the majority of his life, holding the hand of his wife of 67 …
Local sports

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 …

Eagles second at Malcolm meet

The Milford track teams both finished second at the Malcolm Invitational April 6, despite cold and windy conditions. The girls scored 87 points and finished behind Malcolm. Centennial was just …

Area teams take top spots at Wilber meet

Milford’s girls were first and boys were second while the Centennial girls were second at the Wilber-Clatonia Invitational March 29. “The girls won. They’ve had a doggone good …

Cardinals win two on diamond, fall on road

The Crete/Milford baseball team went 2-1 last week, coming from behind in the seventh inning to defeat Lincoln High at home March 29 before earning a road win April 1 against Wayne. The …
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Celebrations
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
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 …
Roger and Holly Hostetler of Milford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this week. They were married April 8, 1972, in Milford. Their family members include their sons, Chris …