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Haulers wait in line at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning, April 19, to drop off scrap tires at the Seward County Fairgrounds. By 11 a.m., some of these vehicles still hadn't made it to the arena to unload because of a higher-than-expected volume of participants.

Tire collection to end early, no tires accepted Saturday

The scrap tire collection happening this weekend, April 19 and 20, at the Seward County Fairgrounds will end earlier than planned, according to county officials. The site will finish out …
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SHS art students see works in gallery

Artists dream of having their work on display in a gallery. For Seward High students, that dream is a reality. The portfolio class at SHS has work hanging at the Red Path Gallery and Tasting Room to …
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Residents voice split opinions on Utica pool

About 100 people attended Utica’s final town hall meeting on a proposed swimming pool replacement project. Attendees appeared split on whether they support the project, largely because of …

Seward adds ‘Showcase City’ to list of accolades

Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen presented Seward with the 2024 Nebraska Showcase Community of the Year award at an April 2 ceremony at the Nebraska National Guard Museum. The distinction was made on …

Not quite total eclipse of the sun

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Project’s goal is infield turf at Plum Creek Park

The idea of turf on the infield at Plum Creek Park has been bouncing around Brock Anderson’s head for a long time. Anderson, the head baseball coach for Seward High, put a committee …

Clippers rally for third

When No. 11 – “Sticks” as he is affectionately called – takes the hill, it is as if Clipper Nation breathes a sigh of relief. For the past two seasons, Maddox Meyer …
Delaney Carraher of Milford keeps her eyes on the runner in front of her in the 800-meter run April 9.

Eagles better marks at home meet

Milford track and field hosted its invitational April 9 and saw the Eagles fly to 33 new personal best marks. Isaac Roth led the team, winning the 300-meter hurdles in 40.55 seconds, a time that …
Molly Prochaska of Centennial wins her heat of the 400-meter dash April 9 at Milford. She finished fourth overall.

CHS steps up for competition

With tougher competition at the Milford Invitational April 9, the Centennial track team stepped up. Savannah Horne set a new meet record in the 200-meter dash, winning in 25.92 seconds. She also …
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Camden Winkelman of Centennial clears the bar in the pole vault April 9 at Mliford. He finished second in the event.
Camden Winkelman of Centennial clears the bar in the pole vault April 9 at Mliford. He finished second in the event.
Camden Winkelman of Centennial clears the bar in the pole vault April 9 at Mliford. He finished second in the event.
Camden Winkelman of Centennial clears the bar in the pole vault April 9 at Mliford. He finished second in the event.
Camden Winkelman of Centennial clears the bar in the pole vault April 9 at Mliford. He finished second in the event.
Celebrations
Birthdays
Velma Yelden of Seward will celebrate her 90th birthday later this month. She was born April 28, 1934, in Seward. To help Velma celebrate, cards may be sent to 624 Pinewood, #103, Seward, …
Bob Rhodes of Exeter will celebrate his 90th birthday later this month. He was born March 22, 1934. To celebrate, his family will host an open house in the American Legion Hall in Exeter on …
Births
Charles Douglas Gremel was born Jan. 10, 2024, to Ben and Emma (Bartels) Gremel of Boulder, Colorado. Charlie was born at Rose Medical Center in Denver. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was …
Sam and Alexa (Stauffer) Olson, of   Nappanee, Indiana, are the parents of a son, Kyrie James Olson. He was born Nov. 25, 2023, and weighed 8 lbs., 13 oz. Grandparents are Delton and …
Anniversaries
Orell and Jane Piening of Malcolm are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married April 18, 1964, in Seward. Family and friends are invited to join them at an open house …
Valerian and Blanche Dworak of Seward recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 22, 1964, in Schuyler. Their family members include children, Timothy 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 …
Marissa O’Grady and Joe Gremel, both of Lincoln, were married Dec. 10, 2022, at 1316 Jones St. in Omaha. The officiant was the Rev. Scott Bruick. O’Grady’s parents are Joe and …
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 …