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September 27, 2000

TOP STORIES

An interview with Miss Logan County Fair 1999 Lanie Reinhart

Reigning fair queen
reflects on year

[JULY 27, 2000]  One year ago a Beason woman received an offer she couldn’t refuse. Actually the offer came after many months of hard work and dedication. And on the opening night of the fair, after an event-filled day of competition, she heard the master of ceremonies call her name: "The Miss Logan County Fair for 1999 is…Miss Lanie Reinhart."

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(Editor's note: This is the first of a three-part series. On Monday, July 31, Lincoln Daily News will have an overview of this year’s Logan County Fair Queen contestants. Wednesday, Aug. 2, LDN will have a picture and interview with the new Logan County Fair Queen.)


SPORTS NEWS

Meisner, Lincoln Track Club advance to National Junior Olympics

[JULY 27, 2000]  Coach John Meisner and his Lincoln Track Club athletes are in Buffalo, N.Y., for the 2000 National Junior Olympics!  This is the 34th annual event hosted by the USA Track and Field Federation.  Opening ceremonies were last night, and the athletes were treated to remarks from Hall of Fame sprinter Evelyn Ashford. Ashford is a four-time Olympic gold medalist.

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Athletes in Action


TOP STORIES

Two juveniles arrested for vandalism

[JULY 27, 2000]  Lincoln Police arrested two juveniles Wednesday, July 26, on criminal felony charges of burglary, arson and criminal damage to property over $300 for vandalism to the Johnston Center at Lincoln College on July 21.

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MOVIES AND VIDEOS
"The Beach"

[JULY 27, 2000]  The Dream: the most perfect beach in the whole world, complete with the softest white sand, tall coconut trees, a high-tide blue lagoon, and picturesque mountains in the background – all perfectly protected and secluded from the rest of the world.

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It's almost fair time!  Kristina Gesner, Anna Jelica Gesner, Karen Letterle, and Paula Dinger set up tents on the Logan County Fair grounds.


TOP STORIES

New principal to be
installed at Zion

[JULY 27, 2000]  Fred Krueger will be installed as Zion Lutheran School principal at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services at Zion Lutheran Church this Sunday. The Sunday School children will sing a song in his honor at both services. A potluck dinner to welcome Krueger and his wife, Diane, will follow the 10:30 a.m. service.

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HOME AND FAMILY

Freezing sweet corn

[JULY 27, 2000]  Sweet corn should be frozen within two to six hours after harvest for best quality. One bushel of ears weighs 35 pounds. An average of 2˝ pounds makes one pint of frozen whole kernel corn. See the Home and Family page for information on how to prepare corn for freezing.

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