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Additional concrete has been added to the RCUT (Restricted U-Turn Crossing) at Highway 81/91 to help truckers maneuver through the turn-arounds and at the intersection. Here workers smooth out the fresh cement in the right turn lane from Highway 81 onto Highway 91. Democrat photo

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St. Francis senior Allison Weidner made it official Nov. 11, signing at St. Francis a letter of intent to play basketball for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Pictured, seated, left to right, are her mother, Cathy Weidner, Allison, and her father, Dan Weidner. Back row, Allison’s sister-in-law Jennifer Weidner, brother, Brandon Weidner, holding niece Kara Weidner, brother, Nathan Weidner, grandmother Debra Hassler and grandfather Marvin Hassler. Democrat photo

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The Highway 81/91 is all but finished. The yellow and white flexible surface delineators were installed in the medians extend from the west all the way to the junction and through the middle median. They help divide traffic as well as help navigate through the intersection. Democrat photo

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Additional concrete has been added to the RCUT (Restricted U-Turn Crossing) at Highway 81/91 to help truckers maneuver through the turn-arounds and at the intersection. Here workers smooth out the fresh cement in the right turn lane from Highway 81 onto Highway 91. Democrat photo

A few tweaks are being made, and then the RCUT will be complete.

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Cornhusker Power Goodwill Fund Trustee Cody Luchsinger, left, presents $650 to Creston Rescue Unit for a defibrillator.

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The RCUT (Restricted U-Turn Crossing) at the intersection of Highways 81/91 is essentially complete.

Sports

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Allison Weidner, 1, and Tessa Deets, 12 with a block while Peighton Eisenmenger, Kylee Wessel and Kelly Pfeifer look on. Courtesy photos

It’s safe to say St. Francis has never faced anyone as good as Erison Vonderschmidt.

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Haustyn Forney looks for the end zone. He scored two touchdowns and threw for another for St. Francis, who came up short against Osceola, falling 50-46 here Friday in the second round of the Class D state playoffs. Courtesy photos

The two heavyweights fought toe to toe until the end.

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The St. Francis girls celebrate Saturday during their match against Twin Loup in the Class D2-5 District final at Boone Central High School in Albion. The Lady Flyers won 25-13, 25-15, 25-18 to advance to this week’s state tournament. Pictured are Leah Kosch, 18; Peighton Eisenmenger, 16; Allison Weidner, 1; Jalyssa Hastreiter, 15; Kelly Pfeifer, 8, and Kaylee Stricklin, 14. Courtesy photos

Down two starters, no problem.

Columns

Thank you will mean something different this year.

This will be a Thanksgiving like no other.

It will be celebrated differently by a lot of us.

Dear Editor,

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in our community, with that being said we must take action.

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I have been nursing my iPhone 6 the last few weeks until my new iPhone 12 Pro arrives, and Thursday it finally gave out.

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