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Lincoln, IL

    posted daily aT NOON (CDT)

September 15, 2000

TOP STORIES

Up, up and away

Rocketry project teaches
principles of physics

[AUG. 22, 2000]  Could you find the center of gravity of a model rocket? Chris Ackerman was challenged with that question during his judging session at the state fair.

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TOP STORIES

"The best zucchini bread
she’d ever tasted!"

[AUG. 22, 2000]  "She said it was the best zucchini bread she’d ever tasted!" exclaimed Abrigail Sasse as she met up with her parents, David and Gail Apel-Sasse, following her judging session.

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A summer day in Downtown Lincoln


Click here to check out pictures of Senator Fitzgerald's visit to Logan County!


ILLINOIS STATE FAIR

More local competitors win at state fair

[AUG. 22, 2000]  Pedal pull, horticulture, goats, sheep, swine and dairy classes are included in LDN's most recent listings of Logan County winners at the Illinois State Fair.

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Back to plain shoes
and crayons

[AUG. 22, 2000]  I finally did my back-to-school shopping over the weekend. I should have started earlier to allow more time to break in new shoes, but if I had, I might not have 24 new crayons — or any crayons at all.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Abe to re-christen Lincoln

[AUG. 22, 2000]  Looking for Lincoln in Lincoln will celebrate the birthday of the city with a christening ceremony re-enactment on Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. The event will mark the 147th birthday of Lincoln, Ill.

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Stephie Humble receives
"Youth Making a Difference" Award

[AUG. 22, 2000]  First Lady Lura Lynn Ryan presented the first "Youth Making a Difference" Awards on Aug. 9 at the Futures for Kids REACHing Youth Through Community Involvement Conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Chicago. Stephie Humble of Lincoln was among the winners.

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Lincoln Park District notes

From Roy Logan, program coordinator

[AUG. 22, 2000]  News from the Lincoln Park District includes the end of the softball season, a 5K run this Saturday, a bus trip planned to a Cardinals-Cubs game on Sept. 17, and the need for volunteers to work with flag football and cheerleading programs.

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Thank you from Jennie Golden

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