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Wednesday, November 01, 2000

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TOP STORIES

Part 1
Presentation at Oasis aims to help people understand Medicare

[NOV. 1, 2000]  On Tuesday, Joni Castleman, coordinator for Services in the Neighborhood for Seniors (SINS), visited Lincolnís Oasis Center to explain Medicare 2000 and answer questions. This was the last in a series of three informational sessions presented at the Oasis.

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RURAL REVIEW

Fall fertilization in full swing
around Logan County

Now that the crops are out,
fertilizer dealerships get back to work

[NOV. 1, 2000]  Logan County enjoyed a very bountiful harvest this year. But if area farmers intend to enjoy a bountiful harvest next year, they must start preparing their fields now.

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BOOK LOOK

'Love Haiku'

[NOV. 1, 2000]  Websterís Collegiate Dictionary defines haiku as "an unrhymed verse form of Japanese origin having three lines containing usually five, seven, and five syllables respectively." This spartan definition does not fully describe the lyrical beauty and extraordinary emotional range of this style of writing. In the new book "Love Haiku: Masajo Suzukiís Lifetime of Love," translators Lee Gurga and Emiko Miyashita have assembled a collection of some of the most beautiful examples of love haiku written by Japanese poet Masajo Suzuki.

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[NOV. 1, 2000]  Mount Pulaski city officials and Logan County Habitat for Humanity board members gathered this lovely Nov. 1 morning at 317 S. Vine St. in Mount Pulaski for a short dedication ceremony. The site is the first that will be developed outside of Lincoln by the local Habitat chapter. The next tentative site will also reach outside of Lincoln. It is being planned for Atlanta.

 

Present for this morningís dedication were Mount Pulaski city officials John Bates (mayor), Marla Durst (city clerk), Mike Patridge (public works director) and Lyle Fout (code enforcement official); Mount Pulaski aldermen John Poffenbarger, Rhonda Mattern, Dennis Clemmons and Bill Glaze; and Logan County Habitat for Humanity board members George Dahmm, Bill Sahs and Phil Dehner. Not present was Jim Coogan of Coogans Excavating, who voluntarily cleared the site.


SPORTS NEWS

LCHS wins sectional VB match
with Bloomington

[NOV. 1, 2000]  Bloomington volleyball players came to Lincoln yesterday for the Class AA high school sectionals. The Lady Railsplitters sent Bloomington home defeated, 15-11 and 15-7. Going into the game Lincoln was seeded as second, and Bloomington was seeded sixth. Lincoln now plays against first-seeded Normal Community High School here in Roy S. Anderson gym at Lincoln Community High School at 7 p.m. Thursday. The winner of that game advances to supersectional at Bartonville, Limestone.

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SPORTS NEWS

A preview of Lady Lynx basketball

More guards, quickness, versatility

[NOV. 1, 2000]  With five returning letter winners, third-year Lincoln College Coach Carol Wilson will be looking to improve on an 18-14 record from last season. The Lynx open the season against Carl Sandburg in Galesburg on Nov. 9.

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SPORTS NEWS

MP wins sectional VB match with Williamsville

[NOV. 1, 2000]  In Rochester yesterday, Mount Pulaski met Williamsville for the Class A high school volleyball sectionals. The final scores were 15-9 and 15-2 in Mount Pulaskiís favor.

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Olympia bows to U-High in volleyball sectional

[NOV. 1, 2000]  Olympia and University High competed yesterday in Normal in the Class A sectional for high school volleyball. U-High defeated Olympia 15-7 and 15-7.

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SPIRITUAL LIFE

Serenity Concert to benefit Niebuhr marker

[NOV. 1, 2000]  A Serenity Concert on Sunday, Nov. 12, will celebrate the accomplishments of the Niebuhr family of theologians, who lived in Lincoln beginning in 1902. Reinhold Niebuhr, the author of the widely known Serenity Prayer, was ordained in Lincoln.

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ORGANIZATIONS

Sweet Adelines invite guests to rehearsal

[NOV. 1, 2000]  Mothers, now that the children are back in school, or maybe you are yourself back in school, and you are looking for a break in the routine, the Bloomington Chapter of Sweet Adelines is inviting you to visit their rehearsal, Nov. 7

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