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For 100 years, Hughes Brothers has anchored the west side of Seward. Founded by four brothers, the business is still family owned and operated today. John Hughes, third generation and current … more
A housing summit planned for Seward County will spark a conversation on housing with the hopes of ultimately increasing options for living in the area.  The Seward County Chamber and … more
Planning for Milford Fun Days began later than normal this year, but the excitement level for the return of the event never waned for its planners. Katie Wergin, Milford Chamber of Commerce … more
After 46 years of business in Bee, Lou and Mary Anne’s Bar closed its doors on July 11.  People from all over would come down to Bee to enjoy the famous Friday fish fries paired with a … more
Rodeo announcer Fred Huffman promises a good mix of finesse and chaos at the Kick N Dust Bull Riding Challenge at the Seward County Fairgrounds July 31. “Fans can expect these bulls to be … more
The effort of two Seward girls to make their neighborhood safer became complete last week. In May, 11-year-olds Lily Perkins and Kalli Brauneis wrote a letter to Seward mayor Josh Eickmeier … more
Which city celebrates the Fourth better – Seward or Ralston? Representatives from both communities attempted to settle that score July 1. The city of Ralston hosted a friendly Fourth of July … more
Clark Kolterman, Seward’s Fourth of July Celebration chairman, said the celebration’s attendance took a bit of a hit this year, primarily because of COVID-related issues. Kolterman said … more
From hunting pheasants in rural Nebraska to shooting on the international stage, Gary Anderson has hit the bullseye. The Nebraska native is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in shooting, winning … more
Area firework retailers and experts have a simple message for shoppers as the Fourth of July approaches. “The big thing is, buy early,” said Tim Thurber, a former Seward resident who now works as account manager for Columbia, Missouri-based, fireworks wholesaler Spirit of '76. more
The Seward Municipal Airport hosted an aerobatics show on June 25 and 26. The competition featured many different pilots from across the country. The Seward airport has been holding these competitions ever since the runway was expanded. John Morrissey, instructor for Great Plains Aerobatics, described aerobatics. “There are many things to consider when it comes to aerobatics,” Morrissey said. more
The extreme heat last week led area residents to hunker down inside with the air conditioning cranked. Not everyone had that option, however, as some industries require outdoor work no matter the … more
As the new Civic Center manager, Erin Wiseman is ready to get involved with the Seward community. Wiseman, who has lived in Seward for a year and a half, previously worked as the manager of the … more
Seward Middle and High School teachers saw first-hand potential careers in the area through exclusive tours of Seward industries. Matt Dominy, Director of Curriculum at Seward schools, said … more
Lucy Bennett watched Seward go by through The Bakery's storefront window for nearly 30 years. The city's been through countless changes since she and her husband, Richard, took over the bakery … more
A 74-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle near Sixth and Seward Streets on June 7. Seward Police Chief Brian Peters said Sofia Medrano was transported to Memorial Hospital and … more
No detail of the recently-opened Genoa Food Co. was done without the Malcolm community in mind. Owner Aaron King and his wife, Melissa, welcomed guests to the restaurant, located in the former … more
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
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