Lincoln Boulevard

Lincoln Hills streets need repairs

Excuse me but if the city of Lincoln has no money to repair the streets in Sun City Lincoln Hills, how do they have money to do all these plans for upgrading Lincoln Boulevard?&nbs ...

City assumes ownership of Lincoln Boulevard

 Lincoln’s main thoroughfare, known over the years as Highway 65, G Street and now Lincoln Boulevard, has officially become part of the city. That clears the way for a l ...

Long-awaited bypass celebrates 1-year anniversary

I admit that I still think of Lincoln Boulevard as G Street. G Street was renamed last year to coincide with the long-awaited 11.7 mile Lincoln Highway 65 Bypass opening. Other t ...

Downtown Lincoln becoming the real deal

  I admit the newspaper front page can be depressing when we report on our city losing half its police force. Or one of our two library branches and one of three fire statio ...

Lincoln Boulevard dedication festivities draw a few thousand

Lincolnites and friends of Lincolnites welcomed the renaming of the town’s main street to Lincoln Boulevard Saturday with smiles, cameras, style and joy. A few thousand peop ...

Hundreds enjoy bypass grand opening ceremony

Horns honked. People waved at each other. Cameras flashed. Engines revved. No. Lincoln isn’t home to NASCAR racing. But Lincoln is home to the longest stretch of freeway buil ...

Bypass opens Oct. 8

Waterfowl glide serenely across water in Markham Ravine. The foothills in the distance frame Target. Signs announcing off ramps give travelers a bird’s eye view of Thunder Valley ...

Public invited to celebrate dedication of Lincoln Blvd. with special downtown events and promotions

By Judy Bennett Special to The News Messenger After a 23-year delay resulting from the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake that rocked northern California on Oct. 17, 1989, the ...

Bypass set to open Oct. 8

On your mark. Get set. Go. Two of the most likely drivers to be among the first on the Lincoln Bypass when it opens in the wee hours of Oct. 8 are Lincoln Councilman Tom Cosgrove a ...

Why are trucks still downtown?

Once again, I take keyboard in hand to comment on the intelligence of our city and state leaders. Those folks, in their infinite but narrow wisdom, years ago accepted the idea that ...