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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
Halloween is not 'canceled'
Halloween is not “canceled” in Seward County this year. Read More
Chamber, Kiwanis team for awards ceremony
The Milford Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Milford pooled resources for a luncheon at Pizza Kitchen on Sept. 25, where both … Read More
'Boredom and loneliness'
It's been over six months since Amy Salistean started delivering meals to the typical friendly faces she'd see at the Milford Senior … Read More
Chamber, Kiwanis team for awards ceremony
The Milford Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Milford pooled resources for a luncheon at Pizza Kitchen on Sept. 25, where both … Read More
Four Corners COVID cases hit high
Four Corners Health District confirmed 61 new cases of the novel coronavirus from Sept. 17-24, the most cases in a single week since … Read More
Birch celebrates national championship
Eight members of Milford's Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter placed in the top 10 at the National FCCLA STAR … Read More
Little Brown Boxes of Seward County history
The idea for Little Brown Box tours just came to Pat Coldiron of Seward.Coldiron, proprietor of Liberty House Bed and Breakfast, … Read More
New economic era: Petsource holds first ribbon cutting
The multi-decade project created to further Seward's economic future came rushing to fruition as Mayor Josh Eickmeier stood in a line … Read More
Obituaries
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 …
Carolyn R. Schmidt June 25, 1958 – Sept. 23, 2020 Carolyn Ruth Schmidt was born June 25, 1958, in Caracas, Venezuela, the daughter of Robert D. and Elizabeth Marie “Betsy” (Heinicke) …

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Local sports

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 …

Season underway for Malcolm runners

The starter’s pistol was fired eight days later than they anticipated but for the Malcolm boys’ cross country team, it was worth the wait. After illness within the ranks forced the team bus to …
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Anniversaries
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 …

Births
    • 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 …

Birthdays
    • Wilken to turn 90

      Elva Lee Wilken of Garland will celebrate her 90th birthday this month. To celebrate, her family will host an open house Sunday, Oct. 27, from …

Weddings

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 …

Engagements

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 …