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A Bike for Christmas?

It’s the time of year that you parents might think about getting your youngster his or her first bike for Christmas. For many of us, receiving our first bike was an event th ...

Finding thanks, even in stressful times

If Kandace Rickard-Lohner chose not to smile this week, I would understand 100 percent. The 21-year-old Lincoln resident’s health-care job quickly disappeared during the la ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Thanksgiving week

1 Year Ago – Nov. 27, 2014 - Lincoln City Hall takes a few days off, too - Just as it’s traditional for residents to take days off for the Thanksgiving, Christmas ...

State of the Art League - 2015

   In a nod to Bulwer-Lytton and Snoopy, on Monday, Nov. 9, it was a dark and stormy night and a few members of the Art League of Lincoln gathered at the Orchar ...

Big Tom Turkeys strutting their stuff - Happy Thansksgiving!

Here come the big Tom Turkeys, strutting their stuff. They circle, they turn, they stroll in their Thanksgiving Turkey Testosterone Strut. We know the Toms are supposed to be try ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of Nov. 19

Lincoln Chronicles 1 Year Ago Nov. 20, 2014 - Inter-fund loan approved - $8,685,000 to be used for construction of gravity sewer and reclaimed water facilities -&n ...

It's never too late to try something new

I always wanted to be an entertainer. But I never got it right. After being in the “Lincoln’s Got Talent” fundraiser that The Lincoln News Messenger sponsored ...

The quiet Finns — maybe they’re just avoiding the dictionary

“Finns talk little and avoid small talk.” “Finns are not known for being talkative.” “Silence is considered part of conversation.” If I we ...

Twelve Bridges Drive - Twelve Bridges Trail

As usual, we will begin our ride from the McBean Pavilion in the park. Be sure your bike is in good working condition and that your tires are properly inflated. Have plenty of wate ...

Lincoln High School Choir to represent city abroad

The Lincoln High School Choir will perform in a fundraising concert at Lincoln Hills’ Orchard Creek Ballroom on Jan. 7. The Lincoln Hills Chorus Group will be the specia ...

Where are Thanksgiving signs?

With Halloween festivities barely over, Christmas preparations are already underway. As residents returned their Halloween costumes to closets and consumed the last of their tric ...

Celebrating Juhannas

By Jane Tahti For The Lincoln News Messenger I never quite got the difference between “naked” and “nude” until we went to Finland. Naked? You’re ...

What Did He Say?

We get yelled at sometimes.  Not very often; most drivers are careful and courteous.  Some even give us a friendly wave or thumbs up, especially when they see us heading ...