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10 YEARS AGO Dec. 29, 2005 – Nicolaus Road repairs two years away - Drivers negotiating the potholes on Nicolaus Road near the Lincoln Regional Airport will have to wait a ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of Dec. 10

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Dec. 11, 2014 – Taco Bell site work to begin this month – Judging by the buzz on Facebook, Taco Bell returni ...

Donkey fun in the Lincoln school playground

Kids today would probably think donkey baseball was some kind of computer game. Far from it. Donkey baseball was an actual baseball game, even though the donkeys didn’t a ...

Celebrating Juhannas

By Jane Tahti For The Lincoln News Messenger I never quite got the difference between “naked” and “nude” until we went to Finland. Naked? You’re ...

Special memories in flight

My father told me two of his special memories involving birds and I’m adding one of my own.   The first was his recounting of an afternoon at a deer stand on a mountai ...

Never ever lost: Goodbye becomes hello

At our age, loss occurs a little too often, closer and closer. Second to the excruciating free-fall of family loss, loss of friends is also an emotional blow. A few weeks ago, ...

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1 YEAR AGO OCT. 23, 2014: School district begins search for new facilities director – After seven years on the job, school facilities director Heather Steer will leave the W ...

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1 YEAR AGO OCT. 16, 2014: Lincoln Hills celebrates 15 years - On Saturday, Lincoln Hills will celebrate 15 years in the Lincoln area with a parade featuring floats and participant ...

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Lincoln Chronicles 1 YEAR AGO OCT. 9, 2014 – R-rated film policy change approved - As of Tuesday night, local high school teachers will no longer need parental permission t ...

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1 YEAR AGO SEPT. 25, 2014 – City says no to pot cultivation in city limits - Wearing medical scrubs and a determined look, Richard Miller challenged Lincoln’s city att ...

Upstairs in downtown, part five: the 4th of July 'F' fest

Before we left our upstairs apartment, our toddler had yet another show to put on in that Fifth Street window. It was the 4th of July, at the very end of the parade. As always, ...

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1 YEAR AGO SEPT. 11, 2014: Signs of trouble. Sign ordinance sent back to staff for revision - Lincoln City Council’s dissatisfaction with Lincoln city staff’s most rec ...

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ONE YEAR AGO SEPT.  4, 2014 – Mother Goose on the Loose a successful program - Betty Gordon, Lincoln resident of 14 years and active member of The Friends of the Lincol ...

Upstairs in downtown, part 4: Tom saves our toddler

When we lived upstairs, spring and summer days found our bay windows pushed up, with fresh air streaming through the tall screens.  Even in the kitchen, the windows were almos ...

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1 YEAR AGO AUG. 28, 2014: Rail rep vague on crude-oil issues - If residents at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting expected revelations about how Union Pacific Railroad mig ...