Local News
Local news
The legacy Igor leaves behind
It always irritated Mike Vance that the four-legged coworker he got from Belgium wasn't as young as he was promised. Read More
Santa comes to Milford
Milford hosted two separate Santa events on Dec. 5. First there was the Santa Drive-up at Milford Elementary held by the Milford … Read More
New council members introduced
New members of the Milford City Council were sworn into their first meeting on Dec. 1, which covered multiple council purposes. Read More
Baker tenders resignation
The Seward County Board of Commissioners discussed updating its employee handbook and was presented a resignation from Veteran Service … Read More
Biofuels brace for winter while battling in court
The recent rise in coronavirus cases across the country, and updated restrictions to limit further exposure to the virus, could slow … Read More
Health officials have hope, concern
Recent silver linings have come accompanied by simple math for local health officials. Read More
Bruntz finishes harvest after COVID recovery
A farmer, a planter and his crops. That's David Bruntz's life broken down to common denominators. Read More
Fatal wreck outside of Milford
At approximately 5:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the Seward County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle accident on … Read More
Organizers aim for largest blood drive
The Seward Community Blood Bank has scheduled a stop for Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Harvest Hall at the Seward County Fairgrounds from 9 … Read More
Obituaries
Shirley Ann Stauffer was born Oct. 24, 1939, in Milford, to Sterling Floyd and Florence Kathrine (Burkey) Hershberger and passed away Jan. 6, 2021, in Lincoln, at the age of 81 years, 2 months and 13 …
Janet Willis was born April 19, 1955, in Pueblo, Colorado, to Duane and Evelyn (Sullivan) Wright and passed away Dec. 28, 2020, in Lincoln, at the age of 65 years, 8 months and 9 days. Janet grew …
Mildred Irene Stahly was born Feb. 5, 1930, in Milford, to Harry and Edna (Burkey) Rediger, the oldest of two children, and passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Tabatha Journey House in …
Merlyn Fredrick Davids was born Feb. 6, 1939, in Osmond, to Fredrick and Edith (Petersen) Davids, the oldest of four boys. He passed away Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Bryan East Medical Center in …
Local sports

Eagles stay unbeaten on season

The Milford boys’ basketball team played a pair of Centrals – Raymond and Thayer – last week and won both. MHS beat Raymond Central 68-43 and Thayer Central 60-35. Milford came …

Milford boys win holiday tournament

A pair of wins against tough competition gave the Milford boys’ basketball team the championship of its holiday tournament Dec. 30. Milford defeated Cross County 60-49 in the semifinals Dec. …

Milford goes 2-1 at home quad

Normally, Milford’s final wrestling competition of December is a triangular. With event limits imposed this year because of Covid-19, the Eagles turned the day into a quadrangular with David …

Milford tops Broncos, Bluejays on court

“It was a good weekend for us,” Milford Coach Tony Muller said. His Milford boys’ basketball team won both its games, beating Centennial 49-37 and Ashland-Greenwood 56-53. The …

Records fall as MHS wrestles triangular, tournament

The Milford wrestlers finished another good week, winning the county triangular Dec. 10 and finishing third in their side of the Crete Invitational Dec. 12, as well as setting a pair of new school …

Eagles open with dual, tournament wins

The season got off to a great start for the Milford wrestlers. The Eagles beat Louisville 66-12 in a dual Dec. 3. The evening was supposed to be a triangular with Lincoln Lutheran, but because …
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Celebrations
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
    • Stark to turn 90

      Eleanor Stark of Seward will turn 90 next month. She was born Feb. 3, 1931. To celebrate, her family is requesting a card shower. Cards …

Weddings
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 …