Parade

Thousands attend Lincoln Fourth of July parade

Lincoln’s annual Fourth of July Parade, sponsored by the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, fielded 61 entries Saturday and set the tone for a day-long celebration of America& ...

Lincoln's Fourth of July celebration successful, say organizers

Lincoln’s day-long Fourth of July celebration concluded with a bang Saturday and organizers of the event called it a success. Julia Jordan, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Comme ...

New resident, reporter embraces town's celebration

I have never lived in a town that takes the Fourth of July as seriously as Lincoln. My wife and I are relatively new to Lincoln, having moved here in February. We live in the neig ...

Independence Day celebration this Saturday runs all day

Donations for the Lincoln 4th of July celebration have been steady and have nearly paid for everything, a key organizer said Wednesday. “We need a new count but we are real ...

Lincoln nearly ready for 4th of July celebration

Lincoln’s day-long 4th of July celebration is quickly coming together, including funding for the fireworks show and events at McBean Park. Dave Flood, the Lincoln 4th of Jul ...

Lincoln Hills to celebrate 15th anniversary with parade Saturday

Editor’s note: The Lincoln Hills active-adult community celebrated 15 years in Lincoln on July 10. The News Messenger is running a two-part series about the community. This w ...

Forecast for flakes can’t daunt Auburn Festival of Lights organizers

  An Alaskan blast of icy air is forecast to bring 4 to 10 inches of snow to Auburn overnight Friday but Festival of Lights Parade organizers are still moving ahead with plan ...

Christmas celebrated Dec. 8 in downtown

Smiles on the faces of Lincoln residents were contagious Dec. 8 as visitors and residents enjoyed the annual parade, Christmas tree lighting and store open houses downtown. The pa ...

Lincoln throws a party

Lincoln will celebrate the Forth of July in what City Councilman Tom Cosgrove called “the quintessential small-town celebration.” The day will kick off with a pancake breakfas ...

50 years in the game

In 1959, four local businessmen each donated $25 to start a baseball program for Lincoln’s youth. On Saturday, 50 years after its humble beginnings, more than 600 of Lincoln’s ...

Holiday parade and tree lighting a success

Despite the fog and cold, Lincoln’s annual holiday parade and tree lighting was well attended in the downtown area Saturday. “It might be damp and cold outside,” said Mayor ...