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Lincoln, IL

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September 15, 2000

"Tentai"
   

  Preened, prepped, ready and waiting.  Let the festivities begin! Perfect weather possibilities promise a perfect fun-filled weekend here in Lincoln.
click here to view more pictures from the balloon festival


  

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OUT AND ABOUT

Take time to stop in Salisbury

Part 3: The Garden Path, The Farm

[AUG. 25, 2000]  Next to the Morning Star Mercantile and Café is a new garden center called The Garden Path, where you can shop for climbing roses or tomato plants. Robbin Nickelson, a first-time business owner, is happy to help answer any gardening questions you may have. After shopping there, it’s well worth the effort to stop at The Farm. A trip to this Menard County family-owned business just a few miles down the road from Salisbury is like a breath of fresh air.

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SPORTS TALK

Part 2
Carnahan still on the point
at Merchant Marine Academy

[AUG. 25, 2000]  In the second portion of an interview with LDN's Jeff Mayfield, former Lincoln Railer Preston Carnahan tells about his upcoming sea duty and reflects on how his high school basketball experiences helped prepare him for the demands of his current life as a sophomore midshipman cadet at the Merchant Marine Academy in King’s Point, N.Y.

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SPIRITUAL LIFE

Immanuel Lutheran Church news

[AUG. 25, 2000]  Immanuel's news release includes the recent farewell to Pastor Joe Bleakley; the schedule of services for the next few weeks; the Sept. 9 mini-retreat for women, with guest speaker Becky Glenn of Clinton; and a youth-sponsored baked potato supper on Sept. 10 to raise funds for equipment for a handicapped-accessible playground at Scully Park

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ORGANIZATIONS

Lincoln College Museum sets
Grand Soiree date

[AUG. 25, 2000]  Lincoln College Museum has announced The Grand Soiree 2000 will be on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Davidson-Sheffer Gymnasium on the campus of Lincoln College.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Local health department
receives $14,000 grant

[AUG. 25, 2000]  Lt. Gov. Corinne Wood recently presented a $14,000 check to Debby Cook, director of nursing at Logan County Health Department, to assist Logan County Health Department in addressing osteoporosis through its "Calcium Counts 1, 2, 3" program. The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Office of Women’s Health is providing the grant, which is part of an initiative announced by Gov. George Ryan.

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