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September 25, 2000


 Fire at Mount Pulaski business


[FEB. 23, 2000]  "It sounded just like a bomb, followed by a fireball which shot out of the building through a doorway, knocking down a wall," Chief Robert Thomas of the Lincoln Rural Fire Department declared. Firefighters from Atlanta, Beason, Chestnut, Lincoln, rural Lincoln and Mount Pulaski fire departments responded to a report of heavy smoke and some flames at a maintenance building for Mt. Pulaski Products, Skelton Plant. Logan County paramedics also responded and remained on the scene.


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[FEB. 23, 2000]  "Working," one of the most frequently staged musicals in the American theater, will be presented by Lincoln College students this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the college’s Johnston Center for Performing Arts.  The popular play is based on the book of the same name by Studs Terkel, a Chicago author, radio personality and interviewer. Terkel, called one of the greatest oral historians of our time, captured the voices of working men and women from all walks of life in his 1974 book.

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                 BUSINESS & AG NEWS

Huggee Miss You

Local business carries a new product that supports a good cause

[FEB. 23, 2000]  The Mustard Moon opened its doors to Lincoln shoppers just this past September, but it has already received a warm welcome from the community. Located at 1314 Fifth St., the gift shop is located in a home setting.



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Housing Costs vs. Income

See how Logan County stacks up

[FEB. 23, 2000]  In today's How We Stack Up we will take a look at Logan County in proportion to counties of similar size in the state of Illinois. According to the chart, which is derived from census information, we can see how we stack up in terms of household incomes versus the average cost of housing. Is the amount of money earned per household in Logan County less than average or more than average? What is the comparison between our cost of housing and other counties? And what is the difference between the amounts? Click here below to find out.

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Announcements --

- LCC Presents "Godspell"

- LCHS Presents "Guys and Dolls"

- Lincoln College Presents "Working"

- Main Street Lincoln Hosts Small Business Seminar

- YMCA Soccer Registrations Close Soon



Other News --

- Full Service

- 911 First Line of Defense

- Looking For Lincoln

- Healthy Families:  The Starting Point

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Television, Radio, Semi Trailer Taken

   Some time between February 11 and February 13, 2000, unknown person(s) forced entry to a 1999 Freightliner semi tractor while it was parked in a lot between the Wendy’s restaurant and the Burwell Travel Plaza on Woodlawn Road.  The unknown person(s) broke a window and took a television and citizen band radio.  The semi tractor was moved and the trailer the tractor was attached to was taken.  The semi-trailer was loaded with washing compounds.  The semi-trailer was a 1992 box trailer, silver in color with Heartland Express on the side.  Unit number 6151, the trailer had Iowa license plates on it.

   Anyone with information concerning this incident or any other crime in the Lincoln/ Logan County area is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 217-732-3000.  Your information will be kept confidential and you may remain anonymous if you information leads to the arrest of the person or person(s) involved.  Crime Stoppers will pay you a cash reward up to $1500.00.  Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your call.  This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous since your call cannot be traced with the machine.  You need to let us know how you can be contacted about the incident or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested.  This is so we can make a pay out.













































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