Best ways to tackle a Wednesday? Read these local headlines before picking up this week's Independent.

New SCI out!

Check out this week's Seward County Independent for news and articles about Seward City Council, Four Corners Health District, local sports and retiring Seward Police Chief Alan Baldwin. Plus much more packed into 16 pages.

Vote in our new poll

The Independent wants to hear from you. Go to to vote in a weekly poll that publishes every Wednesday. Voting closes Sunday evening and results will be published in the following edition of the Independent.

First question: Do you feel comfortable sending your children to school this fall?

Graduation week

Seward County is filled with graduations this upcoming weekend to mark your calendar for. Seward High School and Malcolm High School honor their respective Classes of 2020 on Saturday at 10 a.m. while Concordia University will recognize its Class of 2020 on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Birthdays in space

Happy 62nd birthday to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which was created on July 29, 1958, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act into law.


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More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Cloud Coverage:
SSE at 11 mph
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UV Index:
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