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Friday, December 01, 2000

The Festival of Trees opened
Nov. 24 at the Logan County Courthouse.  Admission is free, and guests can vote on their favorite creatively decorated large and small Christmas trees, wreaths and swags.  The display is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.

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Harvest concludes on holiday note

[DEC. 1, 2000]  Hospitality will be the keynote as six Lincoln homes are opened on Sunday, Dec. 3, to benefit the 17th annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger. The holiday home tour will be the final event of the church’s annual fund-raiser, which calls upon participants to use their talents and skills to raise funds to meet hunger needs worldwide.

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[Hundreds came out and enjoyed the annual City of Lincoln Christmas parade Thursday evening. Mayor Joan Ritter was seen riding on a float early in the parade, music was provided by marching bands from Lincoln Community High School and Lincoln Jr. High, numerous groups had walking troops, such as Cub Scout; and other organizations rode in vehicles. Lots of candy was shared!]


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To help customers prepare for
higher heating bills this winter

CILCO launches
Operation Energy Smart

[DEC. 1, 2000]  Cold weather is coming and along with it higher prices for natural gas. That means CILCO customers will be paying more to heat their homes this winter.

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More holiday-spirit-lifting activities scheduled

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Interview by Jeff Mayfield

Former Railers now crashing
the college hoops party

Part 2

[DEC. 1, 2000]  As junior high students they led their Chester-East Lincoln basketball team to the championship game of the IESA playoffs. They dreamed of being teammates and making some noise on the high school scene together. Those dreams didn’t materialize as they had planned them. However, now a few years removed from that euphoric trip to state, the duo of Stephanie Urton and Brittany Robbins has emerged once again, this time together on the college scene…and after recording their first collegiate win together this week, it’s apparent that this time they might really make some noise…

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Midwest Regional Tipoff begins at LCC

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LCHS vs. Sacred Heart Griffin

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Mount Pulaski vs. Rochester

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Illini Central vs. Riverton

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Carroll Catholic vs. Springfield Christian

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- Maxine Klockenga


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Lincoln Railers play Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin at Sacred Heart tonight at 7:45 p.m.

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