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Reaching a milli-stone – plus 200

Broadcast No. 1,200 was the milestone recently attained by the voice of Sierra College sports, sports information director and public announcer Matt Folsom. “It doesn’ ...

Two new recruits join Lincoln police volunteers

The Lincoln Police Volunteers (LPV) added two new recruits to their growing ranks last week.   Lincoln Police Chief Rex H. Marks, who presided over the swearing-in ceremony ...

Airship over Lincoln really happened

If you looked up Sunday night in Lincoln between 5:30 and 7:30 PM and saw a yellow blimp, you weren't hallucinating.  That actually was an airship undergoing a shak ...

Lincoln High School Hall of Fame call for nominations

Any graduate of Lincoln (Union) High School, whose career or deeds have earned widespread prestige, honor and acclaim, may be nominated for the Lincoln High School “Hall of F ...

Hundreds gather for child’s memorial

  Downtown Lincoln’s streets were filled Friday afternoon with friends and family of Blake Cronkhite, 5, who died April 12 in an ATV accident. Jayden Secrest, 3, of Ci ...

The Greatest Generation – Richard Schield, Part two

  Editor’s note: Part one ran on page A7 of the April 9 Lincoln News Messenger. The story can also be found at lincolnnewsmessenger.com.   As told by Richard Sch ...

Ultra runners take the lead in 5th annual 5K run April 24 to 25

Runners will take to the streets of Lincoln for a 5k run April 25 to raise funds for Glen Edwards Middle School programs. Together with the school’s parents, teachers and st ...

McClintock to meet with residents Tuesday

Congressman Tom McClintock will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday in Lincoln. He will be at the McBean Pavilion at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The McBean Pavilion is at 65 McBean Park Drive. ...

Out of the Classroom, Part 3 The show-and-tell shell

I mentioned the forbidden book incident in this column two weeks ago but there was another incident that I've never forgotten, one that seemed actively dangerous.   ...