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September 25, 2000


First Ag Day to be celebrated in Logan County

[MARCH 15, 2000]  Have you ever wondered what becomes of all the corn and soybeans grown in Logan County, or why acceptance of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is such a widely debated issue? Soon, you will have an opportunity to find out firsthand from your neighbors who earn their living in agriculture.

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Lincoln Daily News
: easier to navigate, easier to read

[MARCH 15, 2000]  In keeping up with our increased readership, Lincoln Daily News has made some improvements to the site.  It is now easier to navigate.  Every article in the entire paper is accessible from every page.  Just scroll down to the bottom of every page and see the index, which lists the title of every section.  After reading an article you can click on the next column of choice and you will quickly jump to that page.  This will enable YOU to choose what you read.

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Sheriff’s deputies go 
high tech

[MARCH 15, 2000]  Felons intending to commit a crime in Logan County should be forewarned that their criminal records are as close as the touch of a computer key. The two Logan County K-9 sheriff’s deputies will soon be receiving the latest in police technology. Thanks to $16,500 in drug forfeiture monies provided by Logan County State’s Attorney Bill Workman, the two K-9 units will have touch-screen laptops that will be mobile with the police unit. These computers will give officers instant access to anyone’s criminal record information.


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School’s funding 
per student

How do we stack up?

[MARCH 15, 2000]  How do we stack up in comparison to other counties here in Illinois in terms of education? Today we will take a look. See where Logan County sits with "Operating expenses per pupil." And what is the average daily attendance in every county’s schools? Click below to find out. (All information was maintained from the 1999 Illinois Statistical Abstract.)

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Announcements --

- Blood Drive at Sports Complex Wednesday

- NHS invites organizations to donate for tree-planting project

- United Pentecostal Church announces revival services

Other news --

- Building a cornerstone

- March is -

- The ABCs of B&B's

- 4-H legislative connection

- Home improvement

- "Buy" the numbers



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