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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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Registration is open for the Run to St. Lo3rd Annual "Run to St. Lo Memorial 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk" is set for Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 7am start/finish at the Nebraska National Guard Museum. You can register online: The shirts are unique to this 74th anniversay of the liberation. Please consider running in memory of the 44 Nebraska National Guard soldiers of the 134th Infantry Regiment that were killed in the liberation of the city of St. Lo, France in July, 1944.
Here are the names:
Allison D. Babb – Falls City – Normandy American Cemetery
Vernon L. Barnard – Cortland – Normandy American Cemetery
Ivan Q. Brown – Nebraska – Normandy American Cemetery
Raymond J. Brzonkowski – Omaha – Normandy American Cemetery
Donald E. Christensen – Omaha – Washington Cemetery, NE
Wayne A. Coxon – Grand Island – Fort McPherson National Cemetery, NE
Lewis E. Dailey – Hastings – Normandy American Cemetery
Emil Fendrick – Clarkson – Schuyler Cemetery, NE
William W. Frahm – Sunol – Greenwood Cemetery, Sidney, NE
Robert W. Fulton – Beatrice – Beatrice Cemetery, NE
Marvin J. Geiken – Gothenburg – Normandy American Cemetery
Charles P. Gentile – Omaha – Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, NE
Lloyd R. Harvey – Ogallala – Normandy American Cemetery
Floyd W. Hawkins, Jr. – Beatrice – Fort McPherson National Cemetery, NE
Dale B. Horne – North Platte – Fort McPherson National Cemetery, NE
Morris L. Ivey – Raymond – Oak Creek Cemetery, Raymond, NE
Jacob Jacoby – Lincoln – Normandy American Cemetery
Howard H. Johnson – Alvo – Alvo Cemetery, NE
Harvey B. Langley – Beatrice – Pleasant View Cemetery, Pickrell, NE
Lyle E. Lovelady – Omaha – Normandy American Cemetery
Louis A. Marino – Omaha – Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, NE
William A. McGinnis – Nebraska City – Normandy American Cemetery
Harold G. McKay – North Platte – Fort McPherson National Cemetery, NE
Ralph D. McMannan – Nebraska – Brittany American Cemetery
John H. Meints – Pickrell – Normandy American Cemetery
Harold A. Meurrans – Omaha – Brittany American Cemetery
Robert R. Miller – Lincoln – Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, NE
William A. Nydegger – Beatrice – Normandy American Cemetery
Walter F. Placek – Columbus – Normandy American Cemetery
Vyregel H. Putnam – Lincoln – Normandy American Cemetery
Virgil D. Reimers – Dannebrog – Grand Island Cemetery, NE
Harry P. Saali – Nebraska – Normandy American Cemetery
H.W.J. Schiebinger – Nebraska – Normandy American Cemetery
Frank Schelbitzki – Strang – Ohiowa Cemetery, NE
Jerome G. Sokol – Duncan – Duncan Cemetery, NE
Freddie A. Sorenson – Filley – Crab Orchard Cemetery, NE
Charles P. Stevens – Beatrice – burial place Unknown
Joseph G. Swendroski – Omaha – Omaha Cemetery, NE
William E. Tombrink – Omaha – Omaha Cemetery, NE
Horace E. Vanhouten – Unknown – Brittany American Cemetery
Richard H. Wieser - Beaver Crossing – Normandy American Cemetery
James W. Wilbur – Big Springs – Normandy American Cemetery
Leslie G. Wilson – Omaha – Normandy American Cemetery
Floyd E. Whittaker – Blue Springs – Blue Springs Cemeterey
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Want to learn more? Now is the time!Don't forget to stop by Neutral Grounds any time between 5:30-7:00 p.m. tonight to find out what's happening with Seward's comprehensive plan and make comments. Come and go at your leisure! Your input is valuable! ... 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

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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.