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                         posted daily aT NOON

June 05, 2000


WHERE THEY STAND

Wish listónew schools, new perspectives, new ideas

LDN wants to know how you would design
the new school

[MARCH 24, 2000]  Itís been a long time since Lincoln has been able to look forward to the prospect of a new school building. The possibility of two new buildings, which would replace the existing Central Elementary School and Lincoln Junior High School, was approved this month by the District 27 school board. This is a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon. Now that the board has made its decision and is preparing plans to secure state financial support; teachers, parents and administrators are beginning to think about what the new schools could include.

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HEALTH & FITNESS

 

When in doubt, throw it out

A closer look at food safety

[MARCH 24, 2000]  "Why do I seem to be getting the flu three or four times a year? My neighbor doesnít have it, and the people I work with arenít sick, either." If youíre asking yourself this question, maybe itís not the flu. Maybe itís something you ate. Maybe, in fact, itís a food-borne illness.

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HOW WE STACK UP

Food stamps

[MARCH 24, 2000]  How does Logan County stack up in terms of food stamp distribution?  Today we can size up that question by comparing how many people receive food stamps in our community with how many food stamp dollars are being distributed annually.  All information is derived from the 1999 Illinois Statistical Abstract.

 

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Announcements --

- Get well, live well, be well;
health fairs Friday and Saturday

- Youth Hunter Safety Program this weekend

- Red Cross class offered Saturday

- Blood drive at Sports Complex Saturday

- Lake Fork Community Sale Saturday

- ALMH open house Sunday for renovation project

 

Other news --

- Zimmerman Scholarship deadline approaches

- LJHS scholarship fund for music camp reaches goal

- Central School on endangered list

- Ag scholarship announced

- Reaching the goal;
Lady Railer soccer on verge of breakthrough year