Salt Mine

Teen donates 37-pound turkey to local food closet

To help donate for Thanksgiving To provide a turkey and/or Thanksgiving side dishes for The Salt Mine’s Nov. 21 Thanksgiving dinner, contact Blake Long at blake@thesaltminelinc ...

Substitute food for fine this month at the library

Food for Fines When: Through April 30 Library hours are 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Mondays, Fridays and ...

Turkey Drive at the Pink Box Friday, Nov. 18

The economy has greatly increased the needs of our community. The Salt Mine is now serving over 1600 families a month (that translates to over 250,000 meals a month!) We could neve ...

Some nonprofits' salaries hit hard by economy

Salaries for Lincoln’s nonprofit organizations’ executive directors vary as much as the roles they play. The News Messenger surveyed various Lincoln nonprofit organizations abo ...

Nonprofits help provide happy holidays

The Salt Mine food closet is hoping to have its freezers stuffed to the gills with turkeys by Tuesday. That’s because Salt Mine will hand out Thanksgiving food boxes to those in ...

Help Lincoln businesses collect food for the Salt Mine

By now you may be looking for a change from all the political talk. The Lincoln real estate and business community are hosting a can-tree drive. This drive will benefit the Salt Mi ...

Easy to give thanks, when appreciating what we have

Millions of Americans have been unhappy this past year as bleak economic news continued almost daily about vanishing jobs and jeopardized mortgages. And just as many Americans hav ...

What One Film Crew Thought of Lincoln

Lincoln will have a moment in the spotlight Monday when Brian Furrer appears on the “Rachael Ray Show.” The crew that filmed 10-year-old Brian for his appearance on the nationa ...

Thanksgiving Donations Being Accepted at Salt Mine

The Salt Mine is looking for Thanksgiving themed food donations, so they can put together at least 300 Thanksgiving food boxes for needy families in Lincoln. Food can be dropped of ...

Salt Mine thanks residents for successful food drives

The Salt Mine wishes to congratulate, and thank, the people of Lincoln for two fabulous food drives back-to-back! The Lincoln Library and the people of Lincoln conducted a “food ...