Back together but still not business as usual, the Seward City Council members sat 6 feet apart in the Civic Center basement for their first in-person meeting in nearly four months. All council members, except Ellen Beck and Sid Kamprath, were in attendance, as were City Attorney Kelly Hoffs…
The Small Business Administration on July 6 released details about 4,179 Nebraska businesses that took out Paycheck Protection Program loans of $150,000 or more.
Seward County Sheriff's Office have charged Centennial Superintendent Tim DeWaard with child abuse and third-degree sexual assault.
Duane Medow got on one of his restored antique tractors and rode the sparkling orange machine into Seward for the Fourth of July just like he has for years. The pandemic canceled Seward's typical Fourth of July parade that Medow drives his tractors through, but that wasn't going to stop him …
In late June the Nebraska State Fair Board voted to hold an unconventional 2020 State Fair that would focus on only 4-H and FFA competitions and exhibitions.
Every Fourth of July ends with shooting fireworks into the night sky. The Independent dug into the archives to share these photos of the day's final event from over the years.
Every Independence Day is highlighted in Seward by its Fourth of July parade in the afternoon. Here's a collection of photos from the parade, taken by the Independent, over the years.
There's a lot of constants about Seward's Fourth of July celebration. One of them is the people that make it what it is. Here's some file photos of them throughout the years.
The bubblegum blowing contest is a staple of the Fourth of July celebration. Here's a collection of photos of the event straight from the Independent archives.
One of the constants over the years to Seward's Fourth of July celebration has been the pie eating contest in the morning. Here are some photos of the event over the years.