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The Seward County Independent publishes on Wednesday. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The deadline for advertising is Friday at noon.

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Don't miss the next Business After Hours coming up on May 3rd at Rue 6! ... See MoreSee Less

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Today, the SCCDP was honored to engage Congressman Fortenberry in a community conversation about current successes and ongoing challenges that Seward County faces. We appreciate his service to our region, state, and country. ... See MoreSee Less

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Celebrate!Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day. We’ll have special items for sale (even a few freebies!) and you can register to win a free signed book. Thanks for supporting your local indie store! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations SHS Select Choir! 👏🏻🙌🏻🏆🥇🎤🎼🎹Congratulations to the Select Choir on their 1st Place finish at the World’s of Fun Music Festival! #sewardjays ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Emily!It was a great day for the Seward County Independent and the Milford Times. Our very own Emily Hemphill received the Outstanding Young Journalist Award from the Nebraska Press Association. Hemphill is editor of the Milford Times and reporter for the Seward Newspaper Group. It is an honor and privilege to have her on our team. Congratulations, Emily! ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Member Events

The Seward County Chamber & Development Partnership (SCCDP) is an active advocate for businesses and the county at the local, state and Federal levels. The SCCDP brings various groups and individuals together to explore and, ultimately, support key projects and activities for the betterment of Seward County and communities within the county. The SCCDP is the point of contact for inquiries concerning economic development, general information, individual and business relocation, visitor information, and business information for Seward County.

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Real Estate

Find out about available property in the Seward County area. Search by building type, square footage, and other criteria.

Member Spotlight

Nebraska National Guard Museum

One of the greatest parts of the Nebraska National Guard Museum is that it is completely free. Accordingly we are funded through donor contributions, and soon to be purchases through our gift shop. With that said, if you want assist in the efforts of The Nebraska National Guard Museum check out our support page.

The Nebraska National Guard Museum can be found at, 201 N 8th St Seward, NE. We are generally around Monday-Friday, 9-4pm, but until the official opening call Jerry Meyer at: 712-269-1981 (cell) to schedule a visit so we know you’re coming.

201 N 8th Street
Phone : (402) 309-8763
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Community Resources

Eat & Drink

Looking for a place to catch a bite to eat in Seward County? Several fine restaurants provide ample dining opportunities in our area. Specialty spots serve gourmet coffee, unique breads and pastries, prime rib, home cooked meals, and much more.


Find your way home in Seward County, Nebraska. Learn more about what makes Seward County a great place to live.

Local Jobs

Learn more about job openings throughout the county from multiple job sites.


There are plenty of opportunities to get outside and be active in Seward County. Whether it’s playing golf, swimming, or playing sports at one of the many ballfields in the county.