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Lion’s International Peace Poster Contest has local winners

Eighth-graders Angelica Guevera from Glen Edwards Middle School and Ellyse Cook from Twelve Bridges Middle School have taken the first steps to becoming internationally-recognized ...

Navy dad gives daughter surprise visit

Ashlyn Collins’s father, U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class Timothy Collins, was away at sea for more than seven months. But last Wednesday, he was due home for a two-wee ...

Reader's Theater brews up free Halloween play for Saturday and Sunday

Monsters and witches are coming out early for the Readers Theater’s free Halloween production on Saturday  and Sunday. A subgroup of the Lincoln Hills Pl ...

October means the oak trees are going nuts

You’d think it was Christmas Eve.  Tip tap.  Pitter pat.  Reindeer hooves pattering across the roof.  But no.  It’s October, not December a ...

Kiwanis gives district $10,500 for school libraries

Local school libraries will be able to afford more books and materials, thanks to a donation from the Lincoln Kiwanis Club. Kiwanis Past President Ted Widing presented a check for ...

Jeff Jones will always be remembered

When I wrote a story a few years ago about a teen who was in foster care because his parents didn’t care about him, Jeff Jones immediately welcomed him into his house. This ...

Visual Viewpoint

Give me a minute. I need to put my hat and boots on before we can go. RIP Glenn Allen.

Members recognized for years in auxillary

Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign War No. 3010 (LAVFW) honors ladies at the September 9,Th meeting. From left to right, Nancy Schmidt (24 yrs), Rosa Schwart ...

Lincoln News Messenger owner William J. Brehm Sr. dies after long battle with cancer

William J. Brehm Sr., 89, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer at his home in Poway, Calif.  Brehm, the head of Brehm Communications Inc., owned more than 60 daily, we ...

Remembering the captain of the ship

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Bill Brehm Sr., the founder of Brehm Communications, Inc., the parent company of Gold Country Media. Although Bill Breh ...

Phil Robertson wins California Wildlife Photo Contest

Lincoln resident Philip Robertson won first-place in the California Watchable Wildlife and Outdoor California’s 2015 California Wildlife Photo of the Year contest for July an ...

Survivor of internment camp to speak Wednesday

When Fusae Miyamoto takes the lectern Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial Hall, she will have a painful personal story to tell. Sponsored by the Lincoln Area Archives Museum, the 8 ...

Lisa Joiner lifts the veil on the mid-life bride

Remarrying at age 53, Lisa Joiner quickly became frustrated that the marketplace did not cater to mid-life brides. While there is a booming wedding industry, according to Joiner, ...

Bryan Turk graduates

Bryan Turk of Lincoln has earned his Master of Science degree in information security and assurance from Western Governors University. The university held its 29th semi-annual com ...

Elise Meyer graduates

Elise Meyer graduates Elise Meyer of Lincoln has earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Western Governors University. The university held its 29th semi-annual com ...