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Olde Glory Theater will present

‘Stuck at Home’ to debut at Olde Glory Theater

If 2020 wasn’t enough social distancing, Olde Glory Theater is set to present its upcoming show “Stuck at Home” June 19 – 22. “Stuck at Home” is a comedy set …
Chris Blanke, second from right, leads a meeting for the Suicide Prevention Coalition at the Seward Memorial Library on June 17. Pictured are, from left, Matt Dominy, Brian Peters, David Stock. Eden Lund, Chris Blanke and Darrell Zabrocki.

Creating a mentally healthier community

Dealing with mental health is hard and it always has been. The issues themselves are a trial of their own, but finding resources, breaking down stigma and finding people to talk to make it all …
Wendy Kremer does the finishing touches for her upcoming business, A Modern Touch, opening Thursday, June 27.

New store to feature 'A Modern Touch'

Wendy Kremer said she has always been painting. Whether it’s items she found at garage sales or the walls of her home, Kremer said she loves to add color to her life. “I …
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'It’s been a good life'

When I first walked into Ruth Downing’s house, one of the first things that she said to me was that she did not know why a story was being written about her. She celebrated her 100th …

Undersecretary makes D-Day stop in Seward

To help honor the 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in France, U.S. State Department Undersecretary John Bass stopped in Seward June 6. Bass joined U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts, …
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Milford's Jax Hansen waits for a pitch against ETC June 13.

Milford comes up short in three on field

The Milford Post 171 legion juniors battled hard in three games on the diamond but fell short in each. Milford lost to Chick-Fil-A 13-2 June 11, to ETC 19-4 June 13 and to Waterloo-Valley 13-5 June …

Youngsters take spotlight at Malcolm

It was a week to work on little things that can turn into big things. With no seniors’ games on the schedule for the Malcolm Legion baseball program, the juniors and reserve teams got to hone …

UBC goes 1-1 on diamond

The Utica-Beaver Crossing Badgers hosted Wymore Diller Odell June 12 and lost to the visitors 13-4. On June 14, the team played Sutton and got the win 11-2. UBC dug an eight-run hole in the …
Malcolm's Noah Gonyea leaps in celebration after his two-out, bottom-of-the seventh hit drove in the winning runs in the Class C state championship game.

Back to back

Two outs. Bottom of the last inning. At the plate with the winning run in scoring position. “It’s a moment every kid dreams of their whole life,” Malcolm left fielder Noah …
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Members of the Malcolm baseball team celebrate their state championship in the dugout following their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Mount Michael Benedictine.
Members of the Malcolm baseball team celebrate their state championship in the dugout following their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Mount Michael Benedictine.
Members of the Malcolm baseball team celebrate their state championship in the dugout following their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Mount Michael Benedictine.
Members of the Malcolm baseball team celebrate their state championship in the dugout following their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Mount Michael Benedictine.
Members of the Malcolm baseball team celebrate their state championship in the dugout following their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Mount Michael Benedictine.
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Birthdays
The family of Imogene Hegeholz is requesting a card shower in honor of her 90th birthday on May 20. Greetings may be sent to her at Kinship Pointe, c/o Imogene Hegeholz #26, 500 Heartland Park Dr., …
Donald Olson of Utica will celebrate his 90th birthday next week. He was born May 8, 1934, in St Edward. His family members include his wife, Ruth Olson (deceased); children, Doug and …
Births
Twins were born to Colten and Cassie (Erickson) Roth of Milford six months ago, on Nov. 10, 2023. Harrison Wayne weighed 6 lb., 14 oz., and Hadley Monroe weighed 6 lb., 7 oz. Grandparents …
Harper Grace McGregor was born to Elizabeth Peal and Ryan McGregor on March 22, 2024, at Women’s Methodist Hospital in Omaha. She weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz. And was 20 inches long. Her …
Anniversaries
Former Seward, Exeter and Utica residents Chuck and Lavonne Evans of Geneva will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this week. They were married June 20, 1959, at Marysville/Our Redeemer …
Gene and Karol Fitzgerald will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary this week. They were married in Colo, Iowa, on June 6, 1959. Gene and Karol enjoyed raising their family in Seward and …
Weddings
Amanda Pohlman of Omaha and Grant Biggs of Seward were married Aug. 26 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Omaha. The bride’s parents are Brent and Michele Pohlman of Omaha and the …
Engagements
Kara Schlueter of Milford and Haden Speaks of Liberty, Missouri, are engaged and plan a wedding in May. The bride’s parents are Dan and Ann Schlueter of Milford and parents of the groom …
Audree Morris of Blair and Austin Luebbe of Milford are planning a June 29 wedding in Omaha. The bride’s parents are Patrick Morris and Misty Larson and the parents of the groom are Bruce …