Road construction NDN

Square Turn Boulevard in Norfolk will be closed from Grant Avenue to Wilson Avenue starting on Monday, Sept. 21, for construction of a paved city street.

Construction is expected to last six to eight weeks.

In other news

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Monday that NATO and Russia should conduct mutual inspections of each other’s military bases to secure a moratorium on the deployment of new missiles in Europe following last year’s demise of a U.S.-Russian nuclear arms pact.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving the country a ninth justice Monday as Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to secure President Donald Trump’s nominee the week before Election Day.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Large swaths of California had no electricity Monday as utilities tried to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires while the fire-weary state was buffeted by powerful winds and dangerously dry weather conditions.

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a bit of rejiggering, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump played host Sunday to hundreds of superheroes, unicorns, skeletons and even a miniature version of themselves as part of a Halloween celebration at the White House.

The cold weather didn’t keep a sizable crowd from attending the second Northeast Nebraska Fellowship of Christian Athletes Legacy Dinner on Sunday evening at the DeVent Center in Norfolk. After last year’s event resulted in funding for area director Brittany Hinrichs, FCA now hopes to add staffing.