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September 27, 2000

Public library receives donation for large-print books

[JULY 17, 2000]  At its July 12 meeting, the Eagles Auxiliary #2708 of Lincoln presented a $500 check to Richard Sumrall of the Lincoln Public Library for the purchase of large-print books. The donation represents the Eagle Auxiliary’s continued commitment to providing funds for books to aid vision-impaired readers. Since 1991 the Eagles Auxiliary #2708 has contributed over $4,500 to the library’s large-print program. For more information on the library’s large-print books, call 732-8878 or visit the library at 725 Pekin St.


Watching the corn grow

[JULY 17, 2000]  Have you heard about the latest craze on the Internet? It seems that a leading farm publication in Iowa got the wise idea to post a Web cam in an Iowa cornfield. Why? Why else but to let curious onlookers watch the corn grow!

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Now that sweet corn will soon be abundant at roadside stands, send in 
your favorite corn recipes to share with other LDN readers. ldneditor@lincolndailynews.com


An interview with Jeff Mayfield

Tomczak next to tackle Lincoln High School football challenge

Part 6 of 6

[JULY 17, 2000]  A new football coach has hit town. Ron Tomczak faces many challenges coming into his first season with the Lincoln Railers. With this in mind Coach Tomczak has come here with a plan...with a strategy to turn things around. Part 6 is the conclusion of a series of questions and answers from an interview conducted by LDN Sports Talk writer Jeff Mayfield with Coach Tomczak. All six parts are posted today. Get the inside scoop on how Coach Tomczak sizes up our team in the CS8, his strategy, philosophy and training plans to manage our team.

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"Logan County Wildlife"

[JULY 17, 2000]  Birds, bugs, amphibians and rodents are among the animals found in Logan County and in the new LDN crossword puzzle.


Optimist Club reports on June meeting

[JULY 17, 2000]  At the June meeting of the Lincoln Optimist Club, Christina Dye, second-place winner in the Illinois District Essay Contest, received a plaque from Milton Wiggers, past governor of the Illinois District.

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Community pictures

IGA is stocking up for reopening day Monday, July 17.  Bill Campbell (left) and Charlie Lee (right), stand in front of fully stocked freezers. Fire and smoke caused damage that forced IGA to close their doors since late January.

Sophomore Jenny Boehl and junior Anna Finch say they are enjoying the summer.

"We rollerblade every day."


Advanced handbell choir to perform in Lincoln

[JULY 17, 2000]  Bells In Motion, an advanced handbell choir from Springfield, will be presenting "Ring Around the World," a pops concert of international music, at St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln on Sunday, July 23, at 3:30 p.m. The concert will feature music from "Les Miserables," "Russian Sailor's Dance," and "El Capitan" march.

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Police reports

[JULY 17, 2000]  Law and Courts lists the latest reports from the Lincoln City Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff's Department. All citizens listed in the police reports are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. The Lincoln Daily News does not list the names or exact addresses of individuals, unless convicted and over the age of 21. Listings include weekly court reports, marriage licenses and dissolutions.

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