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September 25, 2000

 

TOP STORIES
Earth Day all 
the time 

[APRIL 24, 2000]  Much of the “hoopla” that normally surrounds Earth Day seemed to be missing this year.  Kenny Schwab, Logan County solid waste coordinator, said that falling the Saturday before Easter would probably take away from the day.  There were still articles, ads and programs, but the way the calendar worked out this year just made Earth Day a passing event.  The idea of focusing on good stewardship of our natural resources is not lost, however.

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BUSINESS & AG
Postville Courthouse 
closed for 
major renovation

[APRIL 24, 2000]  The Postville Courthouse State Historic Site on Fifth Street in Lincoln has been closed for a major project that will rehabilitate all portions of the reconstructed 1840’s building.  “The building is 50 years old.  It needs plumbing, wiring, a new furnace, a new roof and the replacement of some doors and windows,” Richard Schachtsiek, site manager of Postville and the Mount Pulaski Courthouse, told the Lincoln Daily News.  “We are trying to get ahead of the situation before problems arise.”

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BOOK LOOK
A history of Atlanta, Ill.

[APRIL 24, 2000]  Over the last three years there has been a resurgence of local history publishing in Logan County.  The latest addition to this body of local authorship comes from Logan County natives Norma Price Adams and her brother Paul A. Adams. “Twelve Momentous Years In The Other Atlanta, 1853 – 1865” is a well-researched and beautifully illustrated book on the founding and early history of this rural farming community.

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TOP STORIES

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

[APRIL 24, 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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BY THE NUMBERS

Logan County’s
“Relay for Life” 

[APRIL 24, 2000]  Many community members joined together recently to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Today's By the Numbers offers a glance at the many people who participated in the effort.

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LAW & COURTS

Daily Police Reports, received from both the Lincoln City Police and the Logan County Sheriff's Department, include arrests and allegations of criminal activities. Please note that all citizens are innocent until proven guilty. Weekly Court Reports cover legal matters decided in the court of law.

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- Jolly Seniors group meets Tuesday

- Blood donor update

- ALMH accepting applications
for summer teen volunteers

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