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Keep Art League of Lincoln at home

       Thanks to the City Council for maintaining the Art League of Lincoln in its home at 580 6th St.  The contributions to the community of Lincoln ...

Site for Lincoln Taco Bell still undecided

Whether Taco Bell is coming to town is still unknown, according to both Lincoln city officials and Taco Bell corporate representatives. The News Messenger receives several request ...

Why I love my local newspaper

 In the early 1960s, I resided in the Bay Area in a city of about 60,000 residents.  Our city had a weekly newspaper and I looked forward to receiving it each Wednesda ...

Former Auburn mayor O.C. Taylor dies at 83

  An Auburn native whose life ranged from racing stock cars in the 1950s to serving as Auburn mayor in the 1990s to piloting a plane in his later years, O.C. Taylor died Wedn ...

Mayor begins push for arts commission

During council-initiated business at the July 23 City Council meeting, Mayor Stan Nader read an excerpt from the book, “For the Love of Cities” in his push to bring an ...

Don’t do away with council committee reports

Councilmen giving committee reports is such a simple part of Lincoln City Council meetings. Sometimes, though, hearing committee reports is the best part of the meetings. Alth ...

How accessible is Lincoln for disabled residents?

A top-priority question before the city of Lincoln is whether Lincoln is accessible for the disabled. At the March 26 Lincoln City Council meeting, disabled resident Byron Chapman ...

Everyone deserves equal access in public places

  We must listen to Byron Chapman’s angry words at last week’s City Council public-comment portion of the meeting. His comments declared that everyone – bo ...

Put show at McBean Park

  I was in total disbelief after reading Ms. Feineman’s editorial in last week’s paper. Obviously, she has no clue as to the production of an event such as &ldquo ...

Join Jane Tahti in asking city to reopen the Carnegie

  I’ve been excited to read every Friends of the Lincoln Library column Jane Tahti has submitted the last four weeks about the Carnegie Library. Tahti, who founded the ...