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The St. Francis boys won the championship Friday of the Goldenrod Conference meet at Burwell. Pictured, left to right, are Keith Ternus, Eli McPhillips, Brock Pfeifer, Garret Zach and Owen Weidner. Courtesy photo

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St. Francis seniors went on a retreat Oct. 14 to Camp Luther near Schuyler. Pictured, left to right, are Haustyn Forney, Maddie Howard, Jack Lubischer, Allison Weidner, Kendra Beltz, Alissa Kosch, Justin Leifeld, Dustin Olmer, Austin Leifeld, Karter Welch, Kayla Brandl and seated in front Peighton Eisenmenger, Tyler Preister and Olivia Wiese. Not pictured is Sydney McKay. Courtesy photo

Packed in the back of the bus, the senior class made their way to Camp Luther near Schuyler Oct. 14th.

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There may not be contested races in the area, but that does not mean a few boards won’t look different after the Nov. 3 General Election.

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Jody and Nick Regnier stand in the kitchen of their home where an electrical fire started Oct. 10, and destroyed the house. Democrat photo

What they lost in the fire they gained in faith.

Sports

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The St. Francis volleyball team earned the Goldenrod Conference championship Saturday. Members of the team are, front row, left to right, Peighton Eisenmenger, Alissa Kosch, Olivia Wiese and Allison Weidner. Middle row, Brooklyn McKay, Marryrita Wegener, Josie Zach, Kelly Pfeifer, Leah Kosch, Jalyssa Hastreiter, Hannah Baumgart, Emma Baumgart, Makenna Wietfeld and Karly Kessler. Back row, assistant coaches Tammy Classen and Susan Lindsley, Delaney Olmer, Morgan Pfeifer, Tessa Deets, Kylee Wessel, Kaylee Stricklin, Tori Jarosz, head coach Dean Korus and assistant coach Haley Schragge. Not pictured are Maddie Howard and Alexis Kuchar. Courtesy photo

The Goldenrod Conference championship belongs to St. Francis.

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Caleb Preister and Daisy Korus are heading to the Class D state cross country meet Friday after qualifying Oct. 15 at the D-2 District meet at Pender. Courtesy photo

Daisy Korus and Caleb Preister are heading to state.

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Humphrey-Lindsay Holy Family ran into a buzz saw Friday, dropping a 68-12 decision at Cross County.

However, the Bulldogs are heading to the state playoffs.

Columns

In November we are asked to vote yes or no on a library service contract. Here are some facts about the contract.

It was enlightening and sad at the same time.

I was listening to a couple health care professionals speak recently about the coronavirus, and their frustration was palpable.

To the citizens of Humphrey, as an elected city councilman, I was pleased to read Monica Veik’s letter to the editor last week. She brings up a lot of great points.

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