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Bold warrior: my brother, Stanley Huser

When in his 80s, my brother, Stanley Huser wrote me on May 17, 2005 about a frightful experience he had during World War II.  It was odd because my big brother never talked a ...

The Woman’s Club House

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 Ju ...

Placer cops weigh option of carrying heroin-overdose antidote

Early last month, sheriff’s deputies in San Diego County became the first in California to begin carrying naloxone, an antidote to be used on drug-overdose victims in the ...

This week marks third anniversary of propane tanker fire

This week marks the third anniversary of the propane tanker fire in downtown Lincoln that captured the notice of national media. The incident began about noon on Tuesday, Aug. 23, ...

Part two: more on fig leaves

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part column about figs. It includes some fun facts about figs and a poem written in 2000. See all of Jane Tahti’s columns at li ...

School district’s substitute teachers to receive pay hike

Substitute teachers will begin the new school year with a pay raise, moving their daily rate from $90 to $115 per day, according to a school district official. The school board vo ...

Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Federal, state government not privy to what hazardous materials on trains

What hazardous materials pass through downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Crossing and Twelve Bridges every week? That’s the million-dollar question. Three years ago, The News Messen ...

Crossroads President and CEO David DeLeonardis to Retire; Jim Estep Named Successor

(Sacramento, Calif.) – Crossroads Diversified Services today announced that after nearly 35 years of service, President/CEO David DeLeonardis will retire at the end of August ...

Jeri Chase Ferris has received more recognition

Lincoln resident Jeri Chase Ferris has received more recognition for her book, “Noah Webster & His Words.” The book’s newest award is the 2013 Golden Kite&rsq ...

Western Governors University awards two residents with degrees

Two local residents recently received degrees from Western Governors University. Deborah Williams of Lincoln received her healthcare management MBA. Tanya Mullen of Wheatland rec ...

Lincoln's Cpl. Jose Orozco a guardian angel

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – While most aboard Camp Leatherneck were eating breakfast as the early morning sun began burning during a heat wave, turret gunners of Combat L ...

Lincoln Trail Mixers bring it

The Lincoln Trail Mixers raised more than $5,700 at the recent Folsom Multiple Sclerosis Walk and won the grand prize trophy. However, a few weeks later,  the &ldqu ...

Calendar of event for this week Aug. 21 -27

Thursday, Aug. 21 Downtown Lincoln Farmers’ Market – Runs from 5 to 8 p.m. at Beerman Plaza and 5th and F streets. Live music with Jan and The Studebakers playing &nbs ...

California law: keep a 3-foot gap between car and bike

After at least two previous attempts at changing the law, beginning Sept. 16, motorists will be required to maintain a 3-foot distance from cyclists when passing in the same dir ...