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After a year of silence, the Fourth of July is back in Seward. But this year’s celebration has suffered a few “Covid casualties,” according to Clark Kolterman. The biggest one … more
A year ago, summer stood still. The sounds, sights and smells of cherished summer festivals were nonexistent because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers and volunteers did their best to delay … more
The roar of engines ripped through Cordova once again as the Big Blue Mile Shootout returned last weekend. “The Fastest Mile in Seward County” on June 4 and 5 saw dozens of muscle and … more
A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle around 4:16 p.m. Monday. Seward Police Chief Brian Peters said Joyce Meyer, 93, was traveling west on Seward Street and turned southbound on Sixth … more
A large crane on the south side of the Seward County Courthouse lawn May 26 meant the dome was one step closer to receiving a new coat of paint. Crews used the crane to lift scaffolding onto the … more
The Seward school district is short handed right now on bus drivers and is looking to find new people to drive for the schools. Marty Telecky, transportation director at Seward Public Schools, talked … more
Seward Street Superintendent Bob Miers has served 40 total years with the City of Seward and will celebrate 25 consecutive years of service this summer. When asked why he's stayed employed with … more
Seward 11-year-olds Lily Perkins and Kalli Brauneis were tired of being unable to play outside without fear of being hit by a car, so they decided to use their voices to make their neighborhood … more
Seward's new city clerk carried an appreciation for the city well before assuming the position last week. Pender native Derek Bargmann began his tenure as Seward City Clerk on May 20. Previously, … more
When the COVID-19 pandemic turned from murmurs to a loud reality, Seward County Chamber and Development Partnership Executive Director Jonathan Jank and his team knew there was no time to … more
Casey and Karen Sorensen-Kindt never thought they would make a business out of a hobby. What started out as selling antiques at flea markets, turned into owning hundreds of records from the 1950s to … more
Face coverings are now optional for students and staff at Seward schools. The Seward School Board on May 10 voted to ease the district's mask mandate within school buildings, moving to make face … more
An instrument known for its relaxing and melodic tones is uniting people from all walks of life in Seward.  Once a month, the Seward Area Ukulele Players gather in a circle and for an hour or … more
Endless pans of macaroni and cheese at a graduation party and a car conversation with God provided the ambition Tova Johnson needed to start her own food truck.Johnson, a Beaver Crossing resident, … more
Through an initiative to encourage healthier lifestyles, recreational equipment is available for rent just in time for summer fun. With the use of a library card, guests at the Seward Memorial … more
The Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School girls' soccer team's trip to North Platte May 5 didn't go quite as planned. The Thunderbolts lost their district finals game 3-0 that evening, but getting … more
For 14 challenging months, Nick Werman attempted to provide outreach to area veterans any way he could in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Phone calls, text messages and check-ins through social … more
In what's estimated to be the world's largest gathering of people named Josh, a non-Josh and Seward native served as the event's unofficial social media documentarian. Ryan Wall, a 2019 Seward … more
The campus is currently the music department, Dr. Kurt von Kampen said with a smile. With a $17 million construction project planned for the Music Center, offices and instruments are scattered … more
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