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Wool carders well-known around the area

We were pleased to see that several readers knew what last week’s mystery item was and its exact purpose. If you know or can figure out what this week’s mystery item i ...

We don't like stumping readers

We finally stumped Lincoln News Messenger readers. It has been several weeks since no one had the answer to the name or use of last week’s mystery item. Hopefully, this week ...

Another week, another mystery item

OK, several readers had answers to last week’s mystery item from the Lincoln Area Archives Museum. But this week’s mystery item pictured here will probably be unknown ...

What could this item be?

Readers continue to outsmart Out of the Museum as several residents immediately had the answers to last week’s mystery item. If you know what this week’s item pictured ...

Readers haven't been stumped yet

Readers continue to be on a roll. For the third consecutive week, they knew the identity of last week’s mystery item. This week’s mystery item, which docent Lynn Ethen ...

Whatever could this item be?

Readers are on a roll. Several residents knew what last week’s mystery item was and hopefully, they’ll know the purpose of the item pictured here. If you know, please ...

Last week's mystery question was easy for some residents

While last week’s mystery item wasn’t a mystery to some residents, this week’s mystery item might be more of a puzzle.  If you know, please send answers to ...

Hina dolls on display this month at Lincoln Area Archives Museum

This week’s question about the mystery item pictured here is, “Did Japan produce articulated dolls in the 1800s like Germany, France and the United States? If you ...

Meet the new Lincoln Area Archives Museum docent

Do you know what was formerly at the site of Lincoln Woman’s Club on E and Fifth streets? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear ...

Out of the Museum

What did the scale pictured above with docent Lynne Engellenner weigh? If you know, please send answers to carolf@goldcountrymedia.com. Answers will appear in next week’s new ...

Are checks outdated today?

We’re giving you a break this week with no questions about the mystery couple pictured here this week. Next week, though, we’ll tell you about this generous couple. Re ...

Museum shows off new train depot model

 Carl Sulzer can hardly control his excitement about the new attraction at the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, which is a scale model of Lincoln’s historic train depot. & ...

Out of the Museum

  This week, we don’t have a question for you to solve. We do ask that anyone lucky enough to have a Gladding, McBean tile send us a picture so other residents can see ...

Lincoln Museum’s living history volunteer plays “Miss Katie”

If an “Oscar” award was given for a living-history performance, Karen Krenovsky might win for her spirited depiction of “Miss Katie.” As a Lincoln Area Arc ...

And the subject last week and this week is desks

    We like desks. We use them at school, work and home. Desks are also historical, as last week’s and this week’s mystery item show. Can you guess which ...