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Because of a printing issue, some of the Jan. 20 Seward County Independents will be delayed at least one day. If you did not get your paper and would like a copy, please stop by the office and you … more
Seward County's COVID-19 situation is anticipated to worsen. And the end is not near. Memorial Health Care Systems CEO Roger Reamer gave a blunt assessment at the Nov. 12 Four Corners Health Department briefing. “We have planned for this a long time,” he said. “The storm is here. We're in the middle of the storm.” more
Cities, villages, schools and businesses continue to reel as COVID-19 cases in Seward County continue to mount. more
Seward Middle School was still able to host its annual Veterans Day Program on Nov. 11 through a pandemic and all the directed health measures it brought. more
Seward resident Dr. Van Vahle recently received the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Distinguished Alumnus Award. more
We recognize that this is a challenging time. As individuals, we are bombarded with messages surrounding COVID-19 and making decisions that will protect ourselves and our families. As a professional health care organization, we are challenged to educate our patients, be empathetic to our colleagues and serve as the source of truth for our community. more
When Christina Marroquin voiced her teenage opinions at home, her mother would always tell her to “save it for the courtroom.” She never wanted to be a judge but now, after gaining one of the state's highest legal honors, she thought maybe her mother's words planted a seed. more
Seward County eclipsed its total number of voters from 2016 with a 81% turnout for the 2020 General Election. more
Kevin Hall just sold his last McDonald's franchise and now he's ready to dive into Seward. more
There are two ways of looking at the Four Corners Health District's recent two-week stretch dating back to Oct. 15, department executive director Laura McDougall said in the Oct. 29 briefing. And one of those ways involves positivity. more
Angel McMullen-Gunn's last work trip to Singapore was, in a way, born out of an act of rebellion. more
Concordia University’s nationally accredited music department will soon have a new first-class collaboration, practice and study center for students and faculty. more
A special letter to Seward County's public authored by Seward Mayor Josh Eickmeier, Memorial Health Care Systems CEO Roger Reamer, Concordia University Interim President Rev. Dr. Russ Sommerfeld, Seward Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joshua Fields, St. John Lutheran School Principal Amber Fiala, and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School Principal Denise Ray. more
Seward resident Joel Brase brings vision of Friday night football to Lincoln Lutheran. more
Milford Jr./Sr. High School principal Brandon Mowinkle waited in the school's hallway and stared out the front doors. At times his youngest son was by his side, at others he talked with congressional aides in the plexi-glass lined office space just outside of his office. more
Halloween is not “canceled” in Seward County this year. more
Four Corners Health District confirmed 61 new cases of the novel coronavirus from Sept. 17-24, the most cases in a single week since the start of the pandemic. Between Sept. 18-25, Seward County accounted for 38 new cases in the district, including 15 confirmed cases between Sept. 24-25 alone. more
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