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Growing old gracefully

Getting older?  It’s better than the alternative! As the community relations coordinator for a reputable homecare agency, I have the pleasure of interacting with se ...

Aaron Burke gives free concert Friday for his hometown

Simple Pleasures restaurant manager Aaron Burke will trade his chef’s hat and coffeepot for a guitar and microphone Friday night at Heritage Theater. For the last nine years ...

Calendar of events for Oct. 16-22

Thursday, Oct. 16 Free open gyms - For community from 8 to 10 p.m. at California Fame All Stars, 354 S. Sunrise Ave., Roseville. A safe place for kids ages two to college to pract ...

Lincoln Hills to celebrate 15th anniversary with parade Saturday

Editor’s note: The Lincoln Hills active-adult community celebrated 15 years in Lincoln on July 10. The News Messenger is running a two-part series about the community. This w ...

Chocolate Lover’s Ball and festival a success

Last weekend was Lincoln’s inaugural Chocolate Lover’s Ball and Chocolate Lover’s Festival. Friday night’s ball, sponsored by the Downtown Lincoln Associat ...

At least one local bird tests positive for West Nile virus

In early September, Lincoln resident Mark McKenzie looked out his window and saw a hummingbird “drop like a rock from the sky.” “It was strange that it died so s ...

Lincoln Crossing students hold “pink out” cancer fundraiser

Lincoln Crossing Elementary School was very pink last Friday. From T-shirts to hair to sparkly shoes, more than 600 Lincoln Crossing students, teachers and staff decked out in the ...

Let’s help stop suicides from happening

I don’t like getting out of bed right after the sun rises on my weekends. It has to be a really good cause to make me give up a lazy Saturday morning. This Saturday, though ...

Zebra royalty named

Selected as Homecoming Queen is Shannon Alvarez and Powder Puff King is Tanner Boatman.  Lincoln’s Fighting Zebras played Colfax’s Falcons at Friday’s homeco ...

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 ...