History

Part One: The long road to Lincoln

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. In the 1840s, Samuel Fleming was in the midst of a good life in Warsaw, Il ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 16

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 17, 2013 – Council to discuss rate hike issues Tuesday – Residents get a second chance to voice opinions – Since early August when Lincoln re ...

Guided thistles - I mean missiles

It may not be common knowledge today, but during the Cold War, the Russians knew all about Lincoln. Never mind the Strategic Air Command, based a few miles north of Lincoln at Bea ...

Woman's Club of Lincoln past and present

The following newspaper entry was compiled by Shoni Jones. No editing changes are made to the copy so that the entry appears as originally published from page 4 of the June 8, 1 ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 9

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 10, 2013 – Police warn of mountain lions nearby – Big cat spotted in the Auburn Ravine area – After a report of a mountain lion seen ranging ...

Museum, vets to host Brats & Bingo Saturday

On Saturday night, it’s “back to the old days” with a community Brats & Bingo Oktoberfest celebration at the Veterans Hall, 541 5th St. Co-sponsored by Ameri ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 2

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 3, 2013 – Board approves land purchase for new school – At the regular school board meeting Tuesday night held at Lincoln High School, board member ...

The real nightmare - Part three of a three-part series

“Where’s Jane?” I wasn’t on the Sleeping Porch so I didn’t hear my parents ask the question. But I knew the answer. In fact, I knew right where I w ...

My parents' nightmare: Part two

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. I was having a nightmare and the She Wolf of London was playing the part o ...

Learn about your roots

Have you been inspired by shows such as “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Finding Your Roots” to start tracing your family tree?  Or maybe you&rsqu ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 25

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 26, 2013 – Council votes to approve city manager’s contract – Lincoln City Council approved City Manager Jim Estep’s employment agreem ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 18

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 19, 2013 – Fresh & Easy closing Lincoln store – Fresh & Easy announced last week that the Lincoln’s Fresh & Easy, along with five ot ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 11

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 12, 2013 – Lincoln hires new police chief – Next week; The News Messenger will run a story on what Rex Marks sees as his goals and Lincoln’s ...

Praying or preying? - Part two

It’s peaceful out in the garden.  There’s nothing’s scary, except for that moment that every gardener has experienced:  the moment when your eyes finall ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Sept. 4

1 YEAR AGO Sept. 5, 2013 – Fire evacuates family; everyone is safe – Residents left house with none of their belongings – McFerran family members, whose house is ...