History

Irish all the way It's a long way to Tipperary, Part Two

With our Irish heritage in mind, our own family journeyed east, back to Ireland.  But, oh, our family's journey  was such an easy one!  We flew high above the o ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Jan. 22

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Jan.16, 2014 - Bob Romness to retire from chamber, effective March 31 – Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Romness has sub ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Jan. 8

1 YEAR AGO Jan. 9, 2013 - Davis Dean Cellars offers free tastings – Marshall Davis laughs when asked at what moment he and Cindy Davis, his wife and business partner, first ...

Irish All the Way Part One- An Irish World of Words

On their way west to California in 1853, the Fleming family stopped at Salt Lake City in search of their Mormon relatives, the Grahams. That night, family affection brought the tw ...

High School Hi-jinks Part four - “buzzed”

It was the 1950s. If you don’t count cow eyeballs, most school days at Lincoln Union High School moved along pretty calmly, day after day.  Classes. Studies. ...

A children’s Christmas story The wooden horseman

It was Christmas! The ornaments were so happy! The sleepy loneliness of the rest of the year vanished as soon they were taken out of their tissue-filled boxes. They were thrilled ...

High school hi-jinks Part three – keeping us out of trouble

In all their efforts to keep us out of trouble, there were a few other questionable presentations, besides the marijuana movies.  There was even a movie dealing with pregnanc ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 25

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 25, 2013 - George Dellwo’s final thoughts on Lincoln – City’s assistant director of development services retires Monday – When The News ...

Lincoln Chronciles for Dec. 18

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 19, 2013 – Historic landmark may sell, lease space – Proposal would divide Lincoln Brand Feeds into commercial condominiums – The Lincoln Pla ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 11

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 12, 2013 – Council to review city manager’s decisions – Lincoln’s new mayor holds his first meeting Tuesday – In a histor ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 4

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 5, 2013 – Development director Miller leaves Lincoln – Mark Miller, Lincoln’s community-development director since June 5, 2011, has resigned ...

High school hi-jinks Part two – “Breaking Bad,” starring my friend J.

Fate dealt an unkind blow to J.  She got in big trouble.  Such big trouble that she was called into the principal’s office.  As if that wasn’t bad eno ...

High school hi-jinks Part one - the picnic and other eyefuls

I don’t know why those two high school boyfriends of ours got so testy.  So irritated.   What was the big deal?  They wouldn’t even have known th ...

The long road to Lincoln, part six: horses! horses! horses!

In 1852, Samuel Fleming had reunited with his family and settled back into life on the Mississippi River. But not for long. In his three-year absence, he had crisscrossed the Gol ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Nov. 27

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Nov. 28, 2013 – New police chief a good sign for Lincoln – Hiring of full-time chief Rex Marks signals financial recovery, ...