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posted daily OVER THE NOON HOUR (CDT)

September 29, 2000

Harvest Fest

[click here for pictures of the Harvest Fest at Scully Park from Saturday]


Hear it here!

Friday, Sept. 29:  Lincoln Railer football at Springfield 

Listen to the game over LDN via Media One Broadcasting.

The game starts at 7 p.m. You can tune in earlier for pre-game discussion.

[click here]



[Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and board members gathered for a ribbon-cutting at the new location of Lasting Impressions.]


[Lasting Impressions features custom window treatments and home decor decorating items. Owners of the business, Nancy Gooding and Dale Seggelke, recently moved the business to 603 Pekin St.]


RURAL REVIEW

Farm Progress Show 2000

A day with the family

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  Robert Klemm is a farmer in the Waynesville area and owner of Klemm's Tax Service.  He recorded his thoughts on the 2000 Farm Progress Show to share with LDN readers.

[complete story]


GOOD NEIGHBORS

New Holland celebrates 125th anniversary

Woman’s Club promotes
progress in New Holland

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  Founded in 1906, the New Holland Woman’s Club has been active in the village ever since. In the early days the club helped improve the town by supporting the building of a cement walk from the Chicago and Alton Depot to the village and by graveling a dirt road to the cemetery.

[article]


SPORTS TALK

Sports commentary by Jeff Mayfield

Field of Dreams still exudes the magic

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  It was the kind of a summer day that you always dream about. Not too hot and not too humid…in fact, it was a perfect day.

[You can see Field of Dreams pictures today.]


SPORTS NEWS

Hartem F/S Round Robin VB Tournament

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  Lincoln, U-High, Delavan, Tri-Valley and Hartsburg-Emden are participating in the Hartem F/S Round Robin Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 30.

[tournament information]


HOME AND FAMILY

It's National Dog Week Sept. 24-30

Therapy dogs, a special aid
and comfort to many

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  Several years ago the John Babczak family moved out to the countryside of Streator, Ill. With some trepidation, they took in an older golden retriever shortly after moving. They liked her so well that a few years later they thought they should bring home a pup. They chose another golden whose mother was known for her sweetness. From the day they brought Molly home, she has been has been an unending bundle of energy, joy and trouble.

[complete story]


HEALTH & FITNESS

Free depression screenings offered

[SEPT. 29, 2000]  Logan-Mason Mental Health, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and Healthy Communities Partnership will offer a free presentation and depression screenings at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Conference Room A, as part of National Depression Screening Day on Thursday, Oct. 5. The screenings focus on both adult and adolescent depression.

[complete announcement]



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