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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 ...

Because of FFA

With the school year approaching quickly, the Lincoln High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) chapter officer team got straight to work with the attitude of planning a succe ...

What Medicare Does (and Doesn’t) Cover

Medicare helps pay for a wide variety of medical services and goods in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and other healthcare settings. But it doesn’t cover everything, and ...

Brian Cruice is Lincoln’s newest reserve police officer

Lincoln Police Chief Rex Marks announced the hiring of a new reserve police officer on Aug. 12. Brian Cruice joins the police department to help augment the work done by full-time ...

‘La Cage Aux Folles’ runs through Sunday at Music Circus

The musical comedy, “La Cage aux Folles,” is basically a love story. It’s about the love between family members, in this case two gay men and their son, and what ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 21

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Aug. 22, 2013 – Adios, Lincoln Ace – Lincoln’s last family-owned hardware store is closing soon – For contractors an ...

Lincoln declares Stage Two - Water Alert mandating new citywide water restrictions

The city of Lincoln has declared a Stage Two - Water Alert in response to recently approved emergency regulations mandated by the State Water Resources Board. The city’s publ ...

Lincoln mayor to visit China

Lincoln Mayor Gabriel Hydrick announced at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting that he will visit China with a group of foreign investors to help promote development opportu ...