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September 25, 2000


Good Friday

[APRIL 21, 2000]  Christians pause this day
in remembrance of Christ's crucifixion, death and burial.


   ["Christus Rex et Redemptor Mundi" by Giotto di Bondone]





LDN wants you to join the party
LDN challenges the other hand to clap

[APRIL 21, 2000]  Lincoln Daily News is about to celebrate its three-month birthday, and we want our readers to join the party.  You see, an online newspaper offers wonderful opportunities for interaction. So get ready to join the fun and start interacting with our community’s daily online newspaper.

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Simpson restores pieces of the past; crafts keepsakes
[APRIL 21, 2000]  In an old red barn on State Route 10, a rural Lincoln man works to restore pieces of the past and create custom-made future heirlooms.  When he’s not in out of town working on a project, Lon Simpson Jr., owner of Simpson Woodworks, can usually be found in his sawdust-filled workshop – bending, carving, sawing and sanding pieces of poplar, pine and other wood into custom trimwork, fireplace mantels, architectural columns and furniture. Whether he’s crafting a built-in oak hall tree to give a new house a slice of vintage character or carefully reproducing porch balusters to restore a Victorian home, the retired Army major is in his element.

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“The Insider”

Starring: Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Gina Gershon

158 Minutes
Rated R
A Michael Mann Film
Released Nov. 5, 1999

[APRIL 21, 2000]  Some movies open timidly and ease you into the plot.  “The Insider” opens like a Mac truck and for the next 2½ hours cruises at top speed toward its final destination.  This movie is not a thriller but rather a “compeller.”

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Spring concert scheduled at 
Lincoln College

[APRIL 21, 2000]  Lincoln College Music Department will present its annual spring concert Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. at the Johnston Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Lincoln College. The concert is free and open to the public, but reserved seating is required. To reserve seats, call 735-5050, ext. 280.

This year’s program, Spring Sound Explosion, features music performed by the Lincoln College Jazz Ensemble, the Sophistikatz (women’s choir), Lincoln Harmony (men’s choir), Lincoln Express (show choir) and Lincoln College Dynamics (men’s and women’s choir group). Lincoln College music professor Bill Buffington will direct the show. Musical selections will range from upbeat love songs to the patriotic “America the Beautiful.”

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Announcements –

- Wood chips and compost available at old city landfill

- Arbor Day tree planting

- Historical society in Mason City offers free dance lessons

- Baby-sitting clinic will be April 29

- ALMH accepting applications for summer teen volunteers


Yesterday's news –

- Severe weather hits Logan County—more to come

- Lincoln: A destination

- Former Lincoln man now in the NBA

- New vice-president and trust officer at Logan County Bank