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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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of Nov. 12

1 YEAR AGO NOV. 13, 2014 - – City saves almost $100K a year through FOLL donations - Friends of Lincoln Libraries - The nonprofit Friends of the Lincoln ...

Special memories in flight

My father told me two of his special memories involving birds and I’m adding one of my own.   The first was his recounting of an afternoon at a deer stand on a mountai ...

Never ever lost: Goodbye becomes hello

At our age, loss occurs a little too often, closer and closer. Second to the excruciating free-fall of family loss, loss of friends is also an emotional blow. A few weeks ago, ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of October 29

Lincoln Chronicles   1 Year ago OCT. 30, 2014 Council says no to pot ordinance - Ten protesters carrying signs promoting the right to grow pot for medicinal use picke ...

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1 YEAR AGO OCT. 23, 2014: School district begins search for new facilities director – After seven years on the job, school facilities director Heather Steer will leave the W ...

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1 YEAR AGO OCT. 16, 2014: Lincoln Hills celebrates 15 years - On Saturday, Lincoln Hills will celebrate 15 years in the Lincoln area with a parade featuring floats and participant ...

They’re coming home

By Jane Tahti For The Lincoln News Messenger Here they come.    Silvery scaled salmon.  Silvery feathered geese.   Here they come, returning year after ...

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Lincoln Chronicles 1 YEAR AGO OCT. 9, 2014 – R-rated film policy change approved - As of Tuesday night, local high school teachers will no longer need parental permission t ...

The Wonderful Ravine, Part 2: Our arms were full

Jacquelyn lived at the very southeast edge of town. Her front porch looked across empty fields that ran down to the banks of the Auburn Ravine. We would ride our bikes down the li ...

Survivor of internment camp to speak Wednesday

When Fusae Miyamoto takes the lectern Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial Hall, she will have a painful personal story to tell. Sponsored by the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, the 8 ...

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1 YEAR AGO OCT. 2, 2014 – Classes on hold for black mold treatment - Carlin C. Coppin Elementary school was shut down Tuesday after workers discovered black mold in a pod bu ...

The wonderful ravine, part 1: Swimming skeletons

Our wonderful, wonderful Auburn Ravine!    My great-great-grandparents swam in the Auburn Ravine, as did many other old time families. Back then, in its heyday, I don ...