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Spring brings feast, bunny hop

Sharron Harcarik reports that on Monday, March 26, Granite Springs Church will hold its monthly dinner called “Monday Night Feast.” Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is served un ...

John Wayne and other bookworms

It’s July 4, 1976 in Cody, Wyo. I’m a cub reporter on my first press trip when I suddenly bump into the trip’s guest of honor, John Wayne. As I shake hands with “the Duke, ...

Bypass opening just a few months away

I, along with several other residents, have discovered a great new road to walk dogs, bike and, at the same time, see picturesque views of Lincoln. While this road will soon be off ...

Hunting for sport – and food

I inquired of George deVilbiss as to a book written on the values that are passed down from father to son and daughter that come from learning to hunt and fish. Learning to deal wi ...

‘21 Jump Street’ is so funny, you’ll want to see it twice

‘21 Jump Street’ is so funny, you’ll want to see it twice “21 Jump Street” Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller Starring: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum and Ice Cube Ratin ...

Fruitvale School holds potluck dinner Tuesday after class

On Tuesday, Fruitvale School, located at 3425 Fruitvale Road, will hold a potluck dinner, starting at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. There’s no admission charge. However, please bri ...

Mercy Ministries needs more than the Bible for its treatment methods

Our front-page story on Mercy Ministries points out serious health risks. It wasn’t easy to report. We don’t want to negatively portray a faith-based organization and possibly ...

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad March It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad March

It’s that time of year again when college basketball comes down to that 64 team madhouse known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament, or as it is better known, March Madness. The bra ...

‘John Carter’ shows true cinematic greatness

“John Carter” Directed by Andrew Stanton Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe Rating: Three out of five stars Movie review ‘John Carter’ shows true cinem ...

Pet protocol in vehicle

Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Dep ...

A free passport to fun and knowledge: a library card

A recent cartoon made me laugh. Speaking to a child holding a smart phone, a mother brags, “I have an even smaller wireless device that gives me access to thousands of books and ...

Car’s stalling could be due to a few different items

Dear Tom and Ray, My daughter lives in Anchorage, Alaska. She is a Wisconsin transplant who still believes her father (me) can help with anything. I need your help to maintai ...

A successful Night for the Library – and Lincoln

What a night! Last Saturday’s Night for the Library fundraiser, sponsored by Friends of the Lincoln Public Library and catered by Diana Burke’s Simple Pleasures, was a big hit. ...

College sports clubs

I recently received a telephone call from Sacramento State’s club wrestling coach August Wesley. I met Wesley when we were both attending the Mark Fuller Invitational wrestling t ...

Recognizing a true act of selflessness

Kathy Dorsey is one of the bravest individuals I know. But she says that’s not true. To Dorsey, her actions are not extraordinary. I say she’s just being humble. For most of th ...