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New season, new coaches, new hope

At first glance, one would have to say that Lincoln High’s fall sports programs do not look as if headed for success, but looks can be deceiving. Nearly all the Fighting Zeb ...

My parents' nightmare: Part two

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. I was having a nightmare and the She Wolf of London was playing the part o ...

Learn about your roots

Have you been inspired by shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Finding Your Roots” to start tracing your family tree?  Or maybe you&rsqu ...

McBean Park—a Lincoln treasure

The fourth in a series of articles on Lincoln, its parks, and its people   Every town needs a primary city park. In San Francisco, it is Golden Gate Park. For Sacramento, i ...

Poets Club members have a lot to say

What is it with the Poets Club of Lincoln members? They quietly work hard on their writings and, almost as quietly, regularly meet to share those writings. The 100-plus memb ...

‘The Maze Runner’ has a good future

When it comes to young adult literature, not every film adaptation is created equal. For every “Harry Potter” or “The Hunger Games,” there is an “Era ...

Wise Road-Garden Bar-Fruitvale-Hungry Hollow Loop

Today, we begin our trip of approximately 11.8 miles at McBean Pavilion. As usual, check your bike and make sure you have water and a cell phone. Put on your helmet and let&rs ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 25

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 26, 2013 – Council votes to approve city manager’s contract – Lincoln City Council approved City Manager Jim Estep’s employment agreem ...

Be your own healthcare advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential situation?   A sca ...

It’s nice to learn more about your city

I’m back in school. Albeit quasi school. Since last Thursday, I’m signed up for nine monthly Thursday classes from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Those classes are part of t ...