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Tuesday, October 17, 2000


TOP STORIES

Looking for Lincoln sets master plan to boost tourism

[OCT. 17, 2000]  A 10-point project to boost tourism in the Lincoln area has been announced by Main Street Lincoln, the group that is administering the Looking for Lincoln project. One project, making a historical documentary video, already has funding promised, Main Street Director Wendy Bell told the Lincoln City Council Monday evening. State Sen. Robert Madigan (R-Lincoln) and state Rep. John Turner (R-Atlanta) have promised $20,000 for the video from member initiative funds, she reported.

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Dana house builds a following

[OCT. 17, 2000]  The Dana-Thomas House in nearby Springfield is the best- preserved and most complete example of acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s early Prairie-style houses and has gained national attention in past years. The state historic site, located at 301 E. Lawrence Ave., features more than 100 pieces of original Wright-designed white oak furniture; 250 art glass doors, windows and light panels; and 200 original light fixtures and skylights. The house is typical of the Prairie style, characterized by low horizontal roofs, wide overhanging eaves and rows of ribbon art glass windows.

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In the clouds

[OCT. 17, 2000]  As I drove home on a Friday evening, the full moon ahead of me glowed through a band of white clouds. They extended overhead as far as I could see, with the moon poised right in the middle of the bright pathway. I hoped that a talented nighttime photographer was on the job somewhere with a similar view.

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SPORTS NEWS

LC golfer qualifies for national tournament

[OCT. 17, 2000]  Justin Stephens of Lincoln College qualified for the National Junior College Golf Tournament at College Station, Texas, in June by shooting rounds of 79-76 at the Far Oaks Golf Course in O’Fallon this past weekend.

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Volleyball: Lincoln College vs. Lewis and Clark

[OCT. 17, 2000]  In a game played at Godfrey on Monday, Lincoln College lost to Lewis and Clark. The Lynx lost all three matches: 15-1, 15-10, 15-6.

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Lincoln College presents ‘Dylan’

[OCT. 17, 2000]  Lincoln College Theatre Department opens its season with the drama "Dylan" on Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Johnston Center for Performing Arts.

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HOME AND FAMILY

October is Energy Awareness Month

[OCT. 17, 2000]  As you know, winter is just around the corner. With gas prices going up, the colder months will surely have a bitter bite. Lincoln Junior Woman’s Club would like to help keep your costs down by giving you a few energy saving tips. Oct. 15 through 21 is Lincoln Junior Woman’s Club Week. Each day, an energy awareness tip will be posted.

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